Backstreet Boys announce Aussie tour

American boyband The Backstreet Boys will return to Australia for their DNA world tour. Photo: Getty Images

Dust off your Airwalkers and start practising your moves, because Backstreet’s Back, alright.

That is, the Backstreet Boys are heading back Down Under on their latest international tour, in news sure to delight Aussie fans.

Twenty-six years after it all began, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson are again bringing their harmony-laden pop and choreographed moves to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

The Backstreet Boys are returning to Australia for the first time since 2015. Photo: Getty Images

The world's highest-selling boy band, the heartthrobs will kick off the first of their four DNA World Tour shows at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on May 20 2020.

Qudos Bank Arena will host the 90’s icons in Sydney on May 22, and Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne will do the honours on May 26.

The boys will wrap up their Aussie visit at the RAC Arena in Perth on May 30.

Featuring their signature, flawless dance moves, costume changes and giant video screens, fans will be hit with classics such as I Want It That Way, Everybody (Backstreet's Back) and As Long As You Love Me.

The Boys, now men, will mix their 90’s classic with brand new music from their tenth studio album, DNA.

They last toured Australia in 2015 with their World Like This Tour.

Tickets go on sale September 23.

Additional reporting by AAP

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