3. New Kids on the Block
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Years Active: 1984-1994, 2008-present
Number of Members: 5
Most Famous Member: Jordan Knight
Origin of Name: After a brief stint as Nynuk, the group renamed itself after a rap song Donnie Wahlberg had written for the group’s first album.
Number of Top 10 Hits: 9
Number of No. 1 Singles: 3
Albums Sold: 70 million —Jeff Royer
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