Boy Bands The Best Forgotten Teen Pop Acts  

6k votes 685 voters 69.7k views 25 items

List Rules Teen pop acts from the 1990s to the 2000s that are no longer relevant.

What to say about the teen pop movement. Beginning in the late 1980s, the teen pop phase in music has always been an infectious, fun, and upbeat guilty pleasure. The songs stay in your head, though often times annoyingly, but as for the artists that made them? Every boy-band you can remember from the '90s have virtually disappeared. Justin Timberlake, of *NSYNC fame is probably the only former boy-bander that was able to find success well into his adult life. Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees is a regular on reality TV, but wasn't able to capitalize on his boy-band success since the group broke up. The Backstreet Boys are still together and working on material, but nobody cares. The women of that time fared much better. Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Beyonce (of Destiny's Child), and Pink all became megastars. Mandy Moore continues to make records, but has been more successful in other endeavors, as has Jessica Simpson. For the most part, however, the sub-genre produced a large number of here today, gone tomorrow type acts. Does anyone remember LFO with their hit "Summer Girls" in 1999? What ever happened to Willa Ford, teen pop's first "bad girl"? Where did S Club 7, the British pop group with a successful ABC Family show of the same name, ever go? Those names are foreign to a generation of Justin Beiber and Miley Cyrus, but luckily (or unfortunately), someone has remembered these acts and more and we will vote on which act we remember and miss the most. Some of these acts you can say are underrated, and some of them you may never want to see again. Anyways, this list is for anyone with '90s nostalgia and shameless enough to vote!

283 94
Ranker Video
Seeing Double, Don't Stop Movin', Natural

250 97
Ranker Video
O2, O-Town, All or Nothing

244 95
Ranker Video
5ive, Kingsize, Until the Time Is Through

194 119
Ranker Video
Westlife, ...Allow Us to Be Frank, The Love Album

179 108
Ranker Video
It Was All a Dream, He Loves U Not, This Is Me (Remixes)

177 115
Ranker Video
Feelin' You, A Girl Can Mack, 3LW

151 117
Ranker Video
Gotta Tell You, Gotta Tell You, The Collection

151 119
Ranker Video
Sooner or Later, Into Your Head, Back Here

133 115
Ranker Video
Beautiful World, Everything Changes, Nobody Else

126 108
Ranker Video
If You’re Not the One, Gotta Get Thru This, Second First Impression

121 122
Ranker Video
Willa Was Here, A Toast to Men (F**k the Men), I Wanna Be Bad

103 111
Ranker Video
Life Is Good, LFO, Summer Girls

104 114
Ranker Video
Blaque Out, Blaque Ivory, Cuts 1

112 125
Ranker Video
Shades Of Purple [CD Bonus Tracks], The Big Room, Synger kjente barnesanger

91 106
Ranker Video
Steppin' Out, Comin' Atcha!, Cleopatra's Theme

100 120
Ranker Video
Hoku, Listen Up

95 126
Ranker Video
Dream Street

77 117
Ranker Video
Let's Roll, Down for the Get Down, I'll Be Your Every Thing

81 125
Ranker Video
Play Around The Christmas Tree, Don't Stop the Music, Play

63 119
Ranker Video
Sleeping With the Light On, You Said No, Crashed the Wedding

60 127
Ranker Video
All Sides

59 129
Ranker Video
Wild Orchid, Oxygen, Hypnotic

56 129
Ranker Video
Evan and Jaron, We've Never Heard of You Either, Half Dozen

45 130
Ranker Video
Sammie, From the Bottom to the Top, I Like It

34 142
Ranker Video
Stevie Brock