On June 22, ABC will premiere it’s new music competition series “Boy Band” hosted by singer Rita Ora with Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) and Emma Bunton (Baby Spice of the Spice Girls) serving as guides to the hopefull boy band contestants.
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According to a press release from ABC/Disney, the show will feature undiscovered young talent from around the country who will battle it out to become a member of the next great music sensation. The 10-episode series will chronicle the journey of young male vocalists who will compete for a chance to show the world that they have what it takes to win a coveted spot in America’s next great boy band and receive a recording contract with Hollywood Records.
Until we get the next big thing from “Boy Band” here are some groups that are currently slaying the music scene and winning over our hearts.
1) Forever In Your Mind
Ricky Garcia, Liam Attridge, and Emery Kelly make up Hollywood Records’ FIYM. You may recognize them from various appearances on the Disney Channel — NBD.
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3) New Hope Club
The UK based band is comprised of cuties Blake Richardson, George Smith, and Reece Bibby.
4) Why Don’t We
Daniel Seavey, Zach Herron, Jonah Marais, Corbyn Besson, and Jack Avery combine their epic songwriting skills and vocal talents to make up Why Don’t We. Psst – Shay Mitchell is a huge fan.
The three piece alternative/indie pop band from Los Angeles has groovy tunes and an on-point aesthetic.
Hyper active pop-rock band Waterparks consists of member Awsten Knight, Geoff Wigington, and Otto Wood.
7) Citizen Four
Carson Boatman, Conner Boatman, Austin Percario, and Josh Levi are the swoon-worthy members of Island Records’ new boy band.
Cole Becker, Max Becker, Joseph Armstrong, and Sebastian Mueller make up Bay Area punk band SWMRS. The band will be on tour with All Time Low this summer, casual.
9) As It Is
Try to resist As It Is’ incredibly catchy choruses and amped up verses.
Did you find a new fave band? Let us know in the comments below!