A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation. Being vocal groups, most boy band members do not play musical instruments, either in recording sessions or on stage, making the term somewhat of a misnomer. However, exceptions do exist. Most boy bands dance as well as sing, usually giving highly choreographed performances.
Some such bands form on their own. They can evolve out of church choral or gospel music groups, but are often created by talent managers or record producers who hold auditions. Due to this and their general commercial orientation towards a female audience of preteens, teenyboppers, or teens, the term may be used with negative connotations in music journalism. Boy bands are similar in concept to their counterparts, girl groups.
lmao this doesn’t even sound like the emblem3 we know.
- they play their own instruments!!!
- they don’t have choreographed dances(obviously!!)
- they weren’t created by talent managers!!!
- and they’ve made it clear they don’t want to have a audience full of teenyboppers and 12 year olds but that’s a whole other issue (management -___-)