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10 Bands Named After Places


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Backstreet Boys
The Backstreet Boys are named after a street in Orlando.
The Backstreet Boys are named after a street in Orlando.
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Named after the Back Street Market, a shopping area in their hometown of Orlando, Florida, this mega-popular boy band took the world by storm in the late 1990s. With massive hits like "Quit Playin' Games (With My Heart)" and "I Want It That Way," the Backstreet Boys have sold more than 90 million albums worldwide.