What band is NKOTB?

New Kids on the Block

Fans of New Kids on the Block may abbreviate the band's name to NKOTB. You're most likely to encounter this abbreviation on social media and forums, when superfans are discussing New Kids on the Block and their music.

Who are New Kids on the Block?

ICYDK, New Kids on the Block is a popular boy band that debuted in 1984. The group, which includes Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, and Danny Wood, was most popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Some of NKOTB's most popular songs include:

  • "Step by Step"
  • "I'll Be Loving You"
  • "Please Don't Go Girl"
  • "You Got It"


I don't care what you say; NKOTB's still got it

NKOTB performing at the American Music Awards

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Updated December 5, 2023

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