This Is Not a Middle-School Flashback: The Backstreet Boys Performed at the Miss USA Pageant

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The Backstreet Boys at the 2016 Miss USA pageant. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
The Backstreet Boys at the 2016 Miss USA pageant. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

In April, the Backstreet Boys announced their nine-show run in Vegas, which basically made me go scrambling for my 2000-era Backstreet poster. But Sunday, during a performance at the Miss USA pageant, they had all of social media battling fits of nostalgia.

Here were a few pre-performance teases, just to prove that the boys are back — and with the skills of modern technology:

During the performance, Twitter was alive with fan freak-outs:

Time to hunt for those treasured relics of undying fandom: