One of the biggest American boy bands around, Big Time Rush has found phenomenal fame. They shot to stardom after starring in their namesake Nickelodeon TV series. Since then the band has won over a large number of fans with their catchy music and boyish charm. Their fame extends beyond geographical boundaries. Evidence of this is in their winning Kids' Choice Awards in four different countries.
Big Time Rush
Any Kind of Guy
Music Sounds Better With U
If I Ruled the World
Major Awards :
Hollywood Teen TV Awards for Favorite Music Group
Bravo Otto Awards Germany for Best Global Band of 2013
Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Music Group
The four band members of Big Time Rush, Kendall Schmidt, Carlos Pena Jr., Logan Henderson and James Maslow, were grouped together for the band after nationwide auditions for the Nickelodeon TV series. Soon the four earned celebrity status for their acting and singing talents on the show.
Taking their musical career forward the band released it's self titled debut album in 2010. The album made an entrance on the Billboard 200 charts at number three and went on to be certified Gold. Additionally, the album charting in various countries across the globe also gained them an international fan base. That was just the start of astounding success the band went on to achieve.
The band's music is a mixture of pop, electrorock, R&B and dance. Mainly a mixture of pop and R&B, songs on their debut album BTR were mostly about relationships and fun times. Worth mentioning is the single Boyfriend from the album. The pop song featuring the rap artist Snoop Dogg was a major success. Their second album Elevate saw the band modifying their sound to include elements of dance, rock and electronic music.
The band has also released an EP Big Time Movie Soundtrack which contains tracks from their television film, Big Time Movie. The six tracks on the EP are covers of popular Beatle songs. So far the band has released three albums and two EPs.
Presently the band's fourth season of their Nickelodeon TV series is being broadcast. Keeping busy on the music front as well, they released their latest album 24/Seven in June 2013. The album has become the fastest selling album by a Boy Band for the year in the US. Replicating the success worldwide, it is among the top selling albums in several countries including Mexico, Philippines, Spain, Venezuela, Peru, Indonesia and many more. The happening band is also on tour across the country to promote their album.
The band is known for giving outstanding live performances. Whenever the quadrant takes to the stage to perform their popular music, one thing is sure it is going to be a highly entertaining experience. That is the reason that the availability of Big Time Rush tickets causes a frenzy among the fans.
They band has toured across the country on several occasions. Their past tours include Big Time Rush in Concert in 2011 which saw them performing in front of thousands of fans in the US, UK and Germany. The following year they hit the road for two more tours, the Better with U Tour and Big Time Summer Tour. Now they are ready to entertain their fans at the Summer Break Tour.