New Edition and New Kids on the Block perform together on the stage of the American Music Awards for the first time ever.
NKOTB is composed of brothers Jonathan Knight and Jordan Knight, as well as Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood, based on the 1988 The hit song “You Got It (The Right Stuff)” kicked off.
The members of the New Edition-Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill, and Ralph Tresvant-then performed their first hit song “Candy Girl” in 1983.
Then, before NKOTB joined the new version, the two groups alternately played a mix of their most popular songs, choreographing the former “If It’s Not Love”.
After announcing that they would perform at the American Music Awards, Wahlberg posted a tweet about the two together in November.
“Ronnie, Bobby Ritchie and Mike” plus Ralph, Johnny, Downey, Jordan, Joey, Danny and Jon! , He wrote on Twitter. “#NewEdition and @NKOTB share the stage for the first time-forever! This is beyond a childhood dream come true.”
Both groups advertise that they will tour in 2022. The new version will also have a resident in Las Vegas.