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Show 'Em What You're Made Of: Backstreet Boys Talk Success And Setbacks In Poignant Documentary [Trailer]

The Backstreet Boys' time in the spotlight was a limited one at best, with so many elements contributing to their sudden fame and subsequent chart plunder. They unveiled a fresh new sound last year and...

Backstreet Boys Accept Settlement Deal From Former Manager Lou Pearlman

The Backstreet Boys have finally ended a longrunning legal battle with their former manager and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman by accepting a $99,000 (£61,875) settlement.The disgraced music mogul behind the I Want It That Way...

Backstreet Boys' Request To Chat To Imprisoned Manager Denied

The Backstreet Boys have been banned from recording a chat with their incarcerated former manager Lou Pearlman for a new documentary.The grown-up boy band hope to take fans on a trip through their history in...

Pearlman Plans Reality Tv Show

Incarcerated boyband svengali LOU PEARLMAN is plotting a return to the spotlight - he's developing his own reality TV show. The music mogul - the mastermind behind successful boybands Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync - is...

Cronin Blasts 'Creepy' Pearlman

Former L.F.O. frontman RICH CRONIN has hit out at his ex-manager LOU PEARLMAN - branding the disgraced music svengali a "creepy guy" who was desperate to seduce him. Pearlman was once a prominent force in...

Pearlman 'Exposed' In New Tell-all

Shamed former boyband svengali LOU PEARLMAN has denied allegations he made inappropriate advances towards his teenage proteges in a new tell-all book exposing his past as a pop impresario. The music mogul - the mastermind...

Pearlman Provides Evidence In Murder Case

Shamed former boy band manager LOU PEARLMAN has collected evidence against an accused murderer while he has been in prison. The pop svengali, who was the brains behind the likes of Backstreet Boys and 'N...

Pearlman Ordered To Pay Con Victims $300 Million

Shamed former boy band manager LOU PEARLMAN has been ordered to repay victims he conned out of $300 million (GBP150 million). The svengali/promoter behind the likes of Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync is currently serving...

Backstreet Boys Creator Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison

Lou Pearlman, the man who created boy bands N'Sync and the Backstreet Boys, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison today.The pop mogul was charged with swindling friends, investors and banks out of $300...

By on 21 May 2008

Pearlman Gets 25 Years In Jail

LATEST: Boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has been sentenced to 25 years in jail after pleading guilty to cheating investors and U.S. banks out of more than $300 million (GBP150 million). The man behind the...

Boy Band Boss Pearlman Faces 25 Years After Making Plea Official

LATEST: Boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN faces up to 25 years in prison and a $1 million (GBP500,000) fine after pleading guilty to federal charges of conspiracy, money laundering and making false statements during a...

Pearlman Forced To Sell Home

Boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has been ordered by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to sell his house and its contents. The 53-year-old former manager of Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync is currently in jail after...

Pearlman To Change Bank Fraud Plea To Guilty

Boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN is to change his plea for charges of fraud to guilty after reaching a deal with prosecutors. The 53-year-old former manager of Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync is currently in...

Carter Wins Pearlman Lawsuit

Teen pop star AARON CARTER has finally won his lawsuit against boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN. Carter filed the lawsuit against Pearlman and his label TransContinental Records in October 2006, asking to be released from...

Pearlman 'Preyed On Young Men'

Boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has been branded a "pervy paedophile" who took advantage of BACKSTREET BOYS singer NICK CARTER, by the manager's former assistant. Steve Mooney claims the 53-year-old - who has managed both...

Pearlman Loses Two Homes In Bankruptcy Case

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN's homes in Orlando, Florida and Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 53-year-old former manager of Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync lost his $7.1...

Lou Pearlman Denies Fraud

LATEST: Troubled boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has denied defrauding a several U.S. banks of $100 million (GBP50 million). The 53-year-old music mogul, who created Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync, refused to enter a plea...

Pearlman Indicted For Fraud

LATEST: Troubled boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has been indicted by a federal grand jury of bank fraud. The 53-year-old music mogul, who created Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync, was charged with three counts of...

Pearlman Arrives On U.s. Soil

LATEST: Troubled boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has been transferred from Guam to the U.S. to face charges of bank fraud. The 53-year-old, who created Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync, was apprehended by the Federal...

Pearlman Agrees To Florida Transfer

LATEST: Troubled boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has agreed to be transferred from the U.S. territory of Guam to Florida to face a federal bankruptcy charge. The 53-year-old, who created Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync,...

Pop Svengali Pearlman Is Refusing To Talk

LATEST: The trial of boy band svengali LOU PEARLMAN has hit a problem - the businessman is refusing to speak to authorities. Pearlman, the man behind acts like the Backstreet Boys and 'N SYNC, was...

Pearlman Caught

Fugitive boy-band mogul LOU PEARLMAN has been apprehended by the FBI in Indonesia after five months on the run. The former Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync boss is wanted for questioning in Florida, relating to...

Pearlman Items To Be Auctioned Off

Thousands of items that once belonged to U.S. pop music svengali LOU PEARLMAN are to be auctioned off in Florida today (12Jun07) as officials attempt to liquidate his remaining assets. Pearlman, the man behind boy...

Pearlman 'Wrecked Own Family's Finances'

LATEST: Troubled former BACKSTREET BOYS manager LOU PEARLMAN has left his family in financial ruin after allegedly squandering their life's savings. Pearlman's disabled third cousin JORDAN NEVLER and his wife LEDA only recently discovered that...

Boy Band Founder Involved In Another Lawsuit

LATEST: LOU PEARLMAN is being sued by a New York City dentist who claims the boy band impresario failed to repay him over $1 million (GBP513,000). Pearlman created such groups as the BACKSTREET BOYS and...

Boy Band Founder Sued For Millions

Boy-band impresario LOU PEARLMAN is being sued for more than $130 million (GBP67 million) by creditors and investors for failing to pay his bills. Pearlman, who created such groups as the BACKSTREET BOYS, 'N SYNC...

Top Of The Pops Goes Stateside

US pop svengali LOU PEARLMAN is bringing long-running British music show TOP OF THE POPS to America for the second time. Pearlman, who launched the careers of BACKSTREET BOYS and 'N SYNC, says he...

Backstreet Boys Sue Ex-manager Again

Reformed boyband BACKSTREET BOYS are suing their former manager again after claiming he didn't dissolve all the group's business entities when they were released from their contract in 1998. The five-piece first sued svengali...

Simpson And Lachey's Italy Trip 'To Save Marriage'

JESSICA SIMPSON and NICK LACHEY's recent trip to Italy was a last-ditch attempt to save their marriage, according to music manager LOU PEARLMAN. After denying a barrage of reports that their marriage is on...

Svengali Pearlman: Jackson Will Never Shed His 'Tainted' Image

Pop mogul LOU PEARLMAN warns MICHAEL JACKSON he'll struggle to regain his popularity even if he's cleared of child molestation charges - because his image has been irreversibly "tainted". The creator of hit American...

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