Venue: Terry Fator Theatre
3400 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
Show Dates: April 20, 2013 - May 26, 2013
Show Times: 7:30pm
Age Restriction: 5
Starting at $64.84
Motownphilly's back again – doin' a little Vegas swing.
One of the most successful R&B vocal groups of all time, Boys II Men sold 60 million albums worldwide. The group had a string of No. 1 hits in the '90s, including "End of the Road," "It's So Hard To Say Goodbye to Yesterday," "I'll Make Love To You" and "On Bended Knee."
The original quartet consisted of Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman and Michael McCary. McCary left the group in the early 2000s due to health issues. The members met in high school and would practice harmonies in the school restrooms.
The aspiring singers got their big break when they snuck backstage to sing for New Edition member, Michael Bivins. Bivins agreed to help manage and produce the group.
Boys II Men's first album, "Cooleyhighharmony" was released in 1991. It sold more than 9 million copies and won the Grammy Award in 1992. "Cooleyhighharmony" spawned the hits "Motownphilly," "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" and "Uhh Ahh."
While touring in 1992, the group recorded the single, "End of the Road," co-written and produced by Babyface. This track appeared on the soundtrack for Eddie Murphy's popular film, "Boomerang." The song reached the No. 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and remained there for 13 weeks.
The quartet even had a small role singing "In the Still of the Night" a capella style in the 1992 made-for-TV movie, "The Jacksons: An American Dream."
After releasing a Christmas compilation, Boyz II Men's released "II" in 1994. It sold more than 12 million copies in the United States and became one of the best-selling albums released by an R&B group. Hits included "On Bended Knee," "I'll Make Love to You" and "Water Runs Dry." The group's song, "I'll Make Love to You" broke "End of the Road's" record with 14 weeks at the No. 1 spot. In 1995, the group won two Grammy Awards, including Best R&B album for "II" and Best R&B Performance for "I'll Make Love to You."
Boyz II Men's third studio album, "Evolution," released in 1997 and included the No. 1 hit, "Four Seasons of Loneliness." The second single, "A Song for Mama" made Top 10 success. While this album didn't sell as many copies as the first two albums, the group still received two Grammy Award nominations.
Other albums include "Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya" (2000); "Full Circle" (2002); "Throwback, Vol. 1" (2004); "The Remedy" (2006); "Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA" (2007); "Love" (2009) and "Twenty" (2011). "Twenty" debuted at No. 20 on the Billboard 200.
On Jan. 5, 2012, Boyz II Men were awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The trio continues to tour around the world.