The boys of summer are back with a new single and video! We love us some ONE DIRECTION here in Central Minnesota and couldn't get enough of their debut single "What Makes You Beautiful" here on Mix 94.9. Boy bands are back with a vengeance, for example we just got word 98 Degrees will reunite for a one time show in Hershey, PA later this summer and the super group NKOTBSB just wrapped their world tour earlier this month.

Some people feel this genre of music is finally getting its dues and respect. We just got word that New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys will each receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. Groups like The Wanted and Big Time Rush are selling out arena's and our boys One Direction sold out a tour one year in advance (yes, they sold out tickets for a tour that won't hit the states until the summer of 2013).  One band to keep your eye in this summer is Midnight RedWe were the first radio station in the world to debut "Hell Yeah" and can't wait to see them here this August for our Mix Summer Spectacular!

Admit it, Boy Bands are your guilty pleasure and pop music is alive and well on radio stations everywhere! Enjoy, maybe N-Sync will announce they are reuniting and the circle of life will be complete.

Who is or was your favorite Boy Band?