Backstreet Boys (U.S. Debut)

On August 12, 1997 Backstreet Boys released a second self-titled album soley for the U.S. This album contained tracks from both their international debut and Backstreet’s Back albums.

Their U.S. debut has sold 14 million albums.

1. We’ve Got It Goin’ On
2. Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
3. As Long As You Love Me
4. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)
5. All I Have To Give]
6. Anywhere For You
7. Hey Mr. DJ (Keep Playin’ This Song)
8. I’ll Never Break Your Heart
9. Darlin’
10. Get Down (You’re The One For Me)
11. Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
12. If You Want It to Be Good Girl (Get Yourself a Bad Boy)

Backstreet Boys U.S. debut was released as an Enhanced CD. Which meant fans could play the album on their computer. It contained bonus footage.

“Quit Playing Games” (music video)
“We’ve Got It Goin’ On” (music video)
“Anywhere For You” (Live)
Behind the scenes footage
Interviews
Biography

Peak Chart Positions
Billboard 200: Debut August 30, 1997 at #29 Peak Position January 31, 1998 at #4

Certifications
14x Platinum – certified Diamond for sales over 10 million. 

Singles
We’ve Got It Goin’ On – released September 5, 1995
Billboard
Hot 100: #69

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 26,863,893

Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) – released June 10, 1997
Billboard
Hot 100 Airplay: #2
Hot 100 Singles: #3
Hot 100: #2
Pop Songs: #2
Adult Contemporary: #2
Adult Pop Songs: #18
Latin Songs: #12
Latin Pop Songs: #6

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 111,150,371

Certification
U.S. – Platinum 1,200,000

As Long As You Love Me – released October 21, 1997
Billboard
Hot 100 Airplay: #4
Hot 100: #4
Pop Songs: #3
Adult Contemporary: #3

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 316,241,076

Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) – released March 31, 1998
Billboard
Hot 100 Airplay: June 6, 1998 #27
Hot 100 Singles: May 16, 1998 #4
Hot 100: May 9, 1998 #4
Pop Songs: May 16, 1998 #11

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 305,502,131

Certification
U.S. – Platinum 1,200,000

I’ll Never Break Your Heart – released July 14, 1998
Billboard
Hot 100 Airplay: #4
Hot 100: #35
Pop Songs: #4
Adult Contemporary: #1
Adult Pop Songs: #28

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 57,711,183

All I Have To Give – released December 8, 1998
Billboard
Hot 100 Airplay: #16
Hot 100 Singles: #6
Hot 100: #5
Pop Songs: #7
Adult Contemporary: #8
Adult Pop Songs: #30

Music Video Views (YouTube/Vevo) 52,406,227

Certification
U.S. – Platinum 900,000

Video views are constantly updated. Views listed is from June 5, 2021.

Did you know?

“Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) was not originally on the album. It was later added on a re-release in 1998 after seeing the song’s success in other countries.

A remix of the song “Hey Mr. DJ (Keep Playin’ This Song) was featured on the soundtrack to the TV series Sabrina The Teenage Witch. BSB appeared on the show in season 2 episode 18.

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