For you young’uns, before there were One Direction and the Wanted, there were boy bands like Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync. Twelve years ago today, the latter act began a two-week stay at the Billboard Hot 100 summit with “It’s Gonna Be Me.”
Check out pics of your favorite singers — including Rihanna, Bieber, Katy, One Direction, Gaga and more — strutting their well-toned stuff on the world’s most glamorous beaches. We dare you not to look.
Did you guys see Tom from The Wanted video-bombing our interview with Jeremih? Check out all of our Billboard Music Awards red carpet and backstage videos (including an interview with the Wanted) at Billboard.com/bbma/videos!