'90s heartthrobs The Backstreet Boys received a Hollywood star on the Walk of Fame yesterday (April 22nd).

The band, consisting of A.J. McLean, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough and Brian Littrell, were presented with the 2,495th special plaque near the Live Nation building in the 7000 block of Hollywood Boulevard .

Speaking to a crowd of fans, Kevin Richardson said: ''What an honour it is. What a beautiful day. What another beautiful way to celebrate 20 years together.''

Nick added: ''Backstreet is Back ... and we aren't going anywhere.''

The group have the highest record sales of any boy band having sold 130 million records worldwide since first forming in 1993.