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Guest Joey McIntyre

So maybe you're not exactly the boy-band type, but there's no denying it - The New Kids on the Block were a phenomenon.

More than eighty million records sold, legions of screaming girls and at their peak, the highest earning entertainers on the planet. So much fame, so young - and none younger than Joey McIntyre.

Joey was twelve when he was recruited into the band, and four years later, with album number two, he and the boys shot to stardom. After that, the New Kids ruled, but every dynasty comes to an end. In '94, the boys broke up and Joey went solo. At first, it was tough. He had to put out his first CD on his own, and market himself to radio stations, but it paid off - because he landed a record deal.

Joey also got into acting. He hit Broadway as the lead in 'Wicked', and he was the lead in the movie version of 'Tony and Tina's Wedding.' Joey also did a season on Boston Public, and showed off his footwork on Season 1 of 'Dancing with the Stars.'

But none of that matches what came in 2008 - The New Kids got back together! They put out a new album, had a new hit single, and did a reunion tour.

Days after that tour ended, Joey was back in the studio working on his latest solo album - 'Here We Go Again'.

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