A catchy pop song about a breakup that features a memorable dance routine.

In the year 2000, the world was introduced to a new boy band that would quickly become one of the biggest pop sensations of all time. That band was *NSYNC, and their debut single, “Bye Bye Bye,” was a global smash hit.

The song was written and produced by Kristian Lundin and Jake Schulze, with additional writing by Andreas Carlsson. Its lyrics describe the end of a romantic relationship; it was reported to also reference the group’s separation from their manager Lou Pearlman and their record label RCA Records.

“Bye Bye Bye” was released on January 17, 2000, as the lead single from *NSYNC’s third studio album, No Strings Attached. The song was an immediate success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and in many other countries around the world. It also became a major hit on radio, MTV, and other music video channels.

The song’s popularity was helped by its catchy melody, its upbeat tempo, and its innovative music video. The video, which was directed by Joseph Kahn, featured *NSYNC performing the song in a futuristic setting. The video was a huge success, and it helped to make *NSYNC one of the most popular boy bands of all time.

Fun Fact

The iconic “puppet” music video for “Bye Bye Bye” was filmed in just two days, and the choreography for the video was created by Wade Robson, who had previously worked with Britney Spears and would later go on to choreograph for various seasons of “So You Think You Can Dance”.

About the Artist

NSYNC was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995. The group was composed of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, and Lance Bass. NSYNC rose to fame in the late 1990s and early 2000s with their pop and R&B-infused tracks, synchronized dance routines, and youthful appeal. Their self-titled debut album, released in 1997, included the hit singles “I Want You Back” and “Tearin’ Up My Heart,” which helped establish them as a force in the music industry. Throughout their career, NSYNC sold over 70 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. Despite going on a hiatus in 2002 and officially announcing their disbandment in 2007, NSYNC remains a beloved and influential act in the world of pop music.

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