boy band


Definition of boy band

: a small ensemble of males in their teens or twenties who play pop songs geared especially to a young female audience

Examples of boy band in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fans of South Korean boy band BTS were simultaneously thrilled and upset when the nominations for the 2022 Grammys were unveiled, as the group was recognized, but not in the way many followers had hoped. Hugh Mcintyre, Forbes, 5 Jan. 2022 News of the break is obviously devastating for their followers, especially those who recall some other famous boy band pauses. Natachi Onwuamaegbu, Washington Post, 14 June 2022 Menudo is pulling the curtain back on what went down during their years as the biggest Latin boy band in history. Daniela Avila,, 9 June 2022 The music video is set to be released in full on Friday (June 10), the very same day the boy band releases their new anthology album, Proof. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, 7 June 2022 Maya Henry may have called it quits with her ex-boy band fiancé Liam Payne, according to media reports. Taylor Pettaway, San Antonio Express-News, 23 May 2022 The South Korean boy band bring their twice-rescheduled tour to Arizona Federal Theatre for a concert initially scheduled for July 8, 2020. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 1 June 2022 The White House has invited the South Korean boy band to meet with President Biden to discuss the rise in anti-Asian violence and discrimination in the United States, the administration announced in a statement obtained by AP. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2022 Lance Bass, a member of the boy band NSYNC, is among the 2,583 to comment on Tess’ video. Timothy Fanning, San Antonio Express-News, 1 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of boy band

1985, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jul 2022

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“Boy band.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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