The famed 90s boyband will perform a one off gig at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on Friday April 20

There’s already a huge line up of artists taken to the city in 2018, with a heap more still set for performances. And today, another major 90s act has been announced, as the Backstreet Boys have been confirmed as the headline act for Blended music festival on Friday, April 20.

It’s the first time the famed 90s boyband are performing in Dubai since their December 2009 performance at The Paladium.

The Backstreet Boys rose to fame in 1996 with the release of their first album, and went on to sell over 130 million records. The five-piece, comprising of AJ McLean, Howie D, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell have enjoyed worldwide success for almost 25 years, and are widely regarded as the best selling boyband of all time.

The band will be performing classic hits such as ‘I Want It That Way’, ‘Everybody’ and ‘Shape Of My Heart’ when they take to the Media City stage this April.

Support acts for the one-day music festival have not yet been announced.

Blended, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City, 4pm to 12am, Friday April 20, tickets from Dhs350. More info on website

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