BOYZ II MEN PLAY TO FULL HOUSE AT CLUB LIV ON MIAMI BEACH IN THE FONTAINBLEAU HOTEL...
With just a week before Christmas, an early gift was bestowed upon Miami Beach in the form of an amazing live performance by Boyz II Men. The trio, all dressed in white, took the stage at Club LIV in the Fontainbleau Hotel to a full house of fans, an launched the evening with the autobiographical hit MotownPhilly. The Boyz, looking as fit and great as ever, talked to the audience and thanked them for being loyal fans over the years and for showing continued support for the band. The Boyz then sang On Bended Knee with the crowd singing the lyrics in unison with the guys. No stone was left unturned as the Boyz not only sang their top hits and fan favorites, they also threw in some great cover song performances as well. Songs from Lenny Kravitz (Are You Gonna Go My Way / American Woman) and The Beatles, Come Together were among a few surprises.
During the 1990s, Boyz II Men gained international success. This began with the release of top 5 singles "Motownphilly" and "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" in 1991, followed by the number one single "End of the Road" in 1992, which reached the top of charts worldwide. "End of the Road" set a new record for longevity, staying at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for thirteen weeks. Boyz II Men proceeded to break this record with the subsequent releases of "I'll Make Love to You" and "One Sweet Day" (with Mariah Carey), which, at fourteen and sixteen weeks, respectively, each set new records for the total number of weeks at number one. "I'll Make Love to You" also topped the charts in Australia (for four weeks) and garnered international success.
Consequently, Boyz II Men is among the music industry's elite with regard to time spent at number one in Billboard history with 50 cumulative weeks, ranking sixth behind Drake, the Beatles, Rihanna, Elvis Presley and Carey. Furthermore, when "On Bended Knee" took the number one spot away from "I'll Make Love to You", Boyz II Men became only the third artists ever (after the Beatles and Presley) to replace themselves at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. These achievements were enough to earn Boyz II Men recognition as Billboard magazine's biggest boy band during the period of 1987 to 2012. Boyz II Men has received four Grammy Awards.
Before tonight's performance, Boyz II Men were happy to sign a few POPS! Vinyl figurines in their image for a giveaway that we will be doing in the New Year. To enter, simply sign up on our contact page and you are in the running to win a set.
The night progressed with more of the bands hits that included It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye (To Yesterday), I’ll Make Love To You, and End Of The Road. In traditional Boyz II Men fashion, The Boyz threw roses to the audience during their performance.
This was a great night of music by one of the best R&B groups in the history of music Their popularity is a testament to how great they really are and why they have endured in this business. Their harmonies are naturally performed, no auto-tune here. What you hear is pure harmonic joy emitting from three of the most talented and appreciative men who love love what they do and aim to give their fans 200 percent with every performance… and that is just what they did.