Nick Carter

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Nick Carter Biography

We first met Nick Carter, the sweet, blonde, blue-eyed member of the Backstreet Boys, about seven years ago. He knocked the socks off of girls and boys alike worldwide while receiving innumerable praise and awards from the music industry. Now that he is a bit older, we find him digging a little deeper to show us a side we've never seen before. Nick Carter is getting up to his own things these days. It's his chance to break out and share a more personal side of himself while still doing the thing he loves - music. Making music that comes from his heart is something this 22 year-old has been yearning to do for quite a while.On his debut album, Now or Never, Nick brings a cathartic pen to paper to release what he says he's "been holding inside for a long time." We begin to watch the layers unfurl on each track as we hear a young man's tales of life and love and growing up. His deepest thoughts and confusions, as well as his passions come across in the album's songs."It's a release of energy - all sorts of energy that I've held inside for God knows how long;" Nick says, "now I get the freedom to do everything that I, myself want to do."After fifteen years of performing, it is certainly his time to shine, but Nick is very modest about his success. "It's not about shining," he says, "it's more so something that is helping me out as a person, and it's kind of like therapy to me. I'm able to free myself and express myself." He describes this move to do his own thing as a kid going off to college. He is breaking away from the family within the Backstreet Boys to spread his wings.This endeavor did not begin with a plan to make a solo record. It just so happens that Nick was messing around in the studio with the production team, KNS (Josh Schwartz and Brian Keirulf) and they came up with the song "Do I Have To Cry For You." When the folks at Jive took a listen they were blown away, and so began the idea to make Now or Never.His work (and play) with KNS allowed him to experiment with writing for the first time. He co-wrote "Do I Have To Cry For You" as well as "Girls In The USA" and "I Stand For You" with them, and "My Confession" and "Is It Saturday Yet" with producers Gary Clark and Martin Brammer. Although he admits that he hasn't reached his potential as a writer, he is very excited about the prospect of exploring his artistic sideDuring the making of this record, Nick took to Sweden to work with good friend and songwriter extraordinaire, Max Martin (best known for his work with Britney Spears, The Backstreet Boys and Celine Dion). Before the recording process began, the two got into deep discussions about life and what Nick was going through at the time. The songs Max came up with and produced with partner, Rami. were closely related to Nick's emotions so they were a perfect fit for the record.Now or Never has also been graced by the production skills of The Matrix, Steve Mac, Matthew Gerrard and Teddy Riley."It's a very personal album," Nick says of the songs chosen for it, "every one has a connection of some sort."While Now or Never delves into some deep topics, it doesn't take itself way too seriously. It has the ability to transport you to the open road for a long drive while you sing every song at the top of your lungs. It reflects the freedom and passion that it is meant to reveal. "Help Me," the first single from the album, was written by Matthew Gerrard and Michele Vice-Maslin and produced by Matthew Gerrard. It's a fun ditty that we can all relate to. In it Nick sings about his confusion and appreciation of life and relationships while he begs the questions we all ask ourselves everyday.The tender ballad "Do I Have To Cry For You" works its way into a passionate and raw plea for some middle ground in a less than normal relationship."Confession" is a very sweet and pleasant sonic journey that expresses honest affection towards a new love. Its bouncy guitars and textured beats are candy to the ears.Nick truly loves American Rock, and its influence shows up on the guitar-driven anthem "I Stand F

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nick carter and lauren kitt celebrate coed bachelor 090214
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The Latest Nick Carter News

Nick Carter's Wedding Was 'bittersweet'

14th April 2014

A.J. McLean says Nick Carter's wedding was ''bittersweet.''The Backstreet Boys star, 34, married fitness expert Lauren Kitt in an ''emotional''...

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter Has Married Longtime Girlfriend Lauren Kitt

14th April 2014

Backstreet Boys heartthrob Nick Carter might have crushed a few teenage dreams this weekend when he married girlfriend Lauren Kitt...

Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter Marries Longtime Love Lauren Kitt

14th April 2014

Nick Carter is now a married man.The Backstreet Boys band-member married his longtime girlfriend Lauren Kitt in a picturesque ceremony...

Nick Carter's Brother Missed Wedding

13th April 2014

Nick Carter's brother missed his wedding due to his plane being delayed.The Backstreet Boys singer married Lauren Kitt yesterday (12.04.14),...

Nick Carter Weds Lauren Kitt

12th April 2014

Nick Carter got married in southern California on Saturday (12.04.14).The Backstreet Boys star, who previously dated Paris Hilton, tied the...

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bsb_girl

I think that nick is the hottest most sexiest man around.i am so in love with him. he has beautiful blue eyes and as iv heard a great personality. i hope to meet him in person 1 day.

7 years 9 months ago
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Ashlee

Hi Nick! I totally love you! I don't care if you have girfriend or not, I love you and nothing is ever gonna change my feelings for you. I wish I could tell u about my feelings directly but for now this'll work.

7 years 6 months ago
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Nicksbaby4lyf

Hi Nick,Ive been a fan of urs since 1999. Since then Ive been dreaming of the day that we'll meet. Anyway, I want to ask u something. So here goes. How did u feel when u turned 18? My birthday is the Sept 5th. Technically next tuesday and im very very nervous...and scared. Scared of the change to and adult. I would appreciate it if ud help me calm myself down. Thank u!!!I love u and good luck in future projects!!!!!*As long as I have u I can Conquer anything*

7 years 7 months ago
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Nick4ever

Hi Nick I love you sooo sooooo much. I wish that the BSB can come to Norway. I love and I listen to all your music even you solo album and it awsome

4 years 5 months ago
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nicks@ngel

Nick Carter is the sexiest, the most handsome man in the world! I always dream of him...I just like to see him once to scream how much he drives me crazy!!!!One night with you!!!!!

7 years 11 months ago
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Maria Fernanda

Nick seems to be a good person...I saw some comentes about him that is difficult to belive ...but I konw that he should be a sweet person..and Nick could you asnwer me a thing??Why you don't belive in mariages???tell honey=))0I do love you...I hope to can meet you someday!!I love your work!!is wonderfull!!kisses..honey=)

7 years 10 months ago
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debbie ray

dear nick carter, Ilove you so much who ald is you form today.what day are your band get back in the muic Email me when you sat the daet for the band???????? P.S. I LOVE YOU ALL??????????????

7 years 7 months ago
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hey i love nick carter so mush.he is the hottest one in the world i love u tilll death.plz bisit my site www.lovingnickcarter.piczo.com thx monica

7 years 5 months ago
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4love

hi nick,this might be just a comments to u but is not to me,and i know that this might not get to u direct but i dont care i just have to say it.i am in love with u,i have being,i am still and i will always be.laugh over it,call me crazy or think i am one of those but that will never change the way i fell about u.

7 years 7 months ago
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ilovenickcarter5

I am the biggest fan of The Backstreet Boys! I have lots of posters, every cd and all of their videos! I love Nick CarterI have a big family. They all think I'm crazy. They don't believe in the the power of The Backstreet Boys. Long live Nick Carter!!! I am obsessed with The Backstreet Boys. My lifelong dream is to move to Orlando, Florida and hang around on the street until I meet The Backstreet Boys. I am extremely ambitious, so I am sure that I will one day achieve my goal.

6 years 11 months ago
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