NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK PROMISE BIGGEST YEAR YET IN 2013
BAND ANNOUNCES THE PACKAGE TOUR NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, 98 DEGREES AND BOYZ II MEN!
FIRST SINGLE “REMIX (I LIKE THE)” FROM THEIR NEW ALBUM “10” (DUE APRIL 2ND) OUT NOW!
Even though the New Year has just begun, New Kids on the Block fans already know they have a lot to look forward to in the coming months! As announced on their total takeover of The View, NKOTB revealed plans of a 2013 summer headlining tour. Very special guests multi-platinum selling artists 98 Degrees and Grammy Award winning Boyz II Men, the best-selling R&B group of all time, will open for NKOTB on their tour, aptly titled THE PACKAGE TOUR. This is the first tour for 98 Degrees in over 12 years!
Los Angeles fans are clearly excited, as The Package Tour’s July 5th STAPLES Center show sold out within minutes of going on sale. In order to try to keep up with fan demand, a second L.A.-area date has been added: Saturday, July 13th at Honda Center.
After legions of fans crashed RyanSeacrest.com for a first listen, New Kids On The Block released "Remix (I Like The)" exclusively on iTunes worldwide. NKOTB add to their arsenal with this thumping, guitar infused, sure to be smash single that's already rising on the iTunes Top 20!
Fans caught wind of these secret studio sessions and have been clamoring for information after rumors spread about the 2013 plans of new music and a possible tour. After announcing on The View, NKOTB, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men set out on a day long media blitz stopping by outlets like Access Hollywood, CNN, E!, ET, EXTRA, OMG! Insider, VH1 Big Morning Buzz, US Weekly and Rolling Stone. Social media has been a buzz ever since the official reveal with no signs of slowing down.
“Ladies, we’re coming for you,” said NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg. “This is going to be the craziest year yet-the single, the album, the tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men … We can’t wait to give fans ‘The Package!’”
“We are really excited to get back on the road together and tour with our friends in NKOTB and Boyz II Men. Looking forward to playing our hits and trying out some of our new tracks too,” said 98 Degrees’ Nick Lachey.
“We couldn’t be more excited to join New Kids on the Block and 98 Degrees on ‘The Package Tour.’ This summer is going to be fun and fans will not want to miss it,” said Shawn Stockman. Wanya Morris agreed saying, “This has been in the works for a while… ‘The Package’ is on its way, and we’re going to deliver.” Added Nate Morris, “We plan on bringing it, mark your calendars.”
Please visit www.ThePackage-Tour.com or Ticketmaster.com for up to date information or join the discussion at #thepackagetour.
New Kids On The Block
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK sold more than 80 million albums worldwide -- including back-to-back international #1 songs, 1988’s Hangin’ Tough and 1990’s Step By Step -- and a series of crossover smash R&B, pop hits like “You Got It (The Right Stuff),” “Cover Girl,” “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time),” “Hangin’ Tough,” “I’ll Be Loving You,” “Step By Step” and “Tonight.” The group shattered concert box office records playing an estimated 200 concerts a year, in sold out stadiums throughout the world. They still hold many of these records to date. They were Forbes highest paid entertainers of 1990, beating out Michael Jackson and Madonna. The band boasted an extensive and highly profitable merchandise line which included everything from lunch boxes and sleeping bags to comic books, marbles and dolls. More Information is available at www.nkotb.com.