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Kevin Richardson Rejoins Backstreet Boys

Singer to reunite with group on upcoming cruise

October 26, 2011 8:55 AM ET
Kevin Richardson unites with Backstreet Boys
Kevin Richardson unites with Backstreet Boys
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Singer Kevin Richardson has announced that he will return to the Backstreet Boys this winter after a lengthy hiatus from the group. Richardson, who left the band in 2006, will reunite with the rest of the Backstreet Boys at a special concert in the Bahamas as part of their second annual SS Backstreet cruise.

In an interview with Ryan Seacrest yesterday, Richardson suggested that he may stick around for more shows in the future. "I would never say that it would never happen," says Richardson. "I would love to perform with them again on a more regular basis. Our chemistry when we come together just feels like old times."

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Though Richardson's involvement in future Backstreet Boys tours remains up in the air, the other four members of the group are slated to perform on a European leg of their NKOTBSB tour with New Kids on the Block in the spring.

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