Surveyed 637 respondents to determine which of the Backstreet Boys’ hit songs were the most and least popular. When fans were asked, “Which Backstreet Boys hit song is your least favorite?” 1999’s “Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely” brought in 22.45% of the votes. Following on its heels is “Larger Than Life,” with 16.80% of the vote. “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” and “I Want It That Way” came in at a tie at 15.70%. And the Backstreet Boys song fans are least tired of is 1997’s “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back),” with just 14.29% of votes.
“Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely” was featured on the band’s third album, “Millennium.” The album also spawned some of the most iconic BSB hits, including “Larger Than Life” and “I Want It That Way.” Interestingly, “Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely” performed better on the charts than songs like “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back),” according to Billboard. The former song also reached #1 on the Billboard charts, as did “I Want It That Way.” Maybe fans were just tired of hearing it so many times!
wowplus, the biggest-selling boy band of all time, took a hiatus from touring due to the COVID-19 pandemic and postponed their DNA World Tour; they’ll start touring this year in the U.S. Fans may not be as excited to hear “Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely” at the concerts, but they probably still will.