Marketing androgyny: The evolution of the Backstreet Boys

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿学術誌査読

9 被引用数 (Scopus)

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The trend in popular culture away from idealising mature, strong 'men' in favour of young, androgynous 'boys' can in part be traced to how pop music impresarios such as Lou Pearlman present sexuality to their huge market of young listeners. During their time under the management of Wright Stuff, 1996-1998, the Backstreet Boys were the most popular manufactured boyband in the world, and as such influenced the sexual development of millions of young women and men. This paper examines how, during this period, the presentation and marketing of the Backstreet Boys, and their youngest member Nick Carter in particular, encouraged queer readings, and how those subtle queer subtexts in the music and videos may have affected their (mostly) young, uncritical audience.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)245-258
ページ数14
ジャーナルPopular Music
26
2
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 2007
外部発表はい

!!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • カルチュラル スタディーズ
  • 音楽

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