The Backstreet Boys have never done a Super Bowl halftime show, but they had the chance! The boy band performed the national anthem at the 2001 Super Bowl game in Tampa, Florida, while *NSYNC, Britney Spears and Aerosmith took over the halftime show.
As Nick Carter tells ET, things could have been different. “It’s interesting because we were presented the opportunity to perform at the halftime at the Super Bowl and it was in Tampa, my home town,” the singer told ET’s Lauren Zima while promoting his charitable game night with AJ McLean and *NSYNC’s Lance Bass and Joey Fatone. “At the time we came from the era of, we loved the Whitney Houston rendition of the national anthem.Read more on etcanada.com