NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – SEPTEMBER 12: (L-R) Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick and Justin Timberlake of NSYNC attend the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on September 12, 2023 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for MTV)

NSYNC, one of the most iconic boy bands from the late 1990s to early 2000s, achieved significant success throughout their career. Some of the main highlights include:

  1. Formation and Early Years (1995-1997): NSYNC was formed in Orlando, Florida, with members Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, and Lance Bass.
  2. Debut Album “’N Sync” (1998): Their self-titled debut album was initially released in Germany in 1997 and then in the US in 1998. It went on to sell over 10 million copies in the US alone, featuring hits like “I Want You Back” and “Tearin’ Up My Heart.”
  3. “Home for Christmas” Album (1998): Released in the same year as their debut, this Christmas-themed album was also a big success and included tracks like “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays.”
  4. “No Strings Attached” Album (2000): Their sophomore album is considered one of their biggest successes. It set a record for the fastest-selling album in a single day and featured massive hits like “Bye Bye Bye” and “It’s Gonna Be Me.”
  5. “Celebrity” Album (2001): This album, while not quite as successful as “No Strings Attached,” still featured major hits like “Pop,” “Girlfriend,” and “Gone.”
  6. Multiple Awards and Nominations: Over their career, NSYNC received numerous awards, including MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, and Kids’ Choice Awards.
  7. Stellar Tours: NSYNC was known for their high-energy and elaborate live shows. Their “No Strings Attached” tour was particularly notable and became one of the highest-grossing tours of 2000.
  8. Hiatus and Temporary Reunions: After the “Celebrity” tour wrapped up in 2002, the group went on an indefinite hiatus. However, they have reunited occasionally, including during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, where they performed a medley of their hits during Justin Timberlake’s Video Vanguard Award performance.
  9. Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (2018): NSYNC received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, solidifying their status as pop music legends.
  10. Legacy: Many current artists cite NSYNC as a significant influence, and their songs continue to resonate with fans old and new.

While the band has not released new music together since their early 2000s albums, their influence and presence in pop culture remain evident.

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