Nick Carter Cries During Aaron Tribute at Backstreet Boys Concert

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The present should go on. Nick Carter performed a live performance at London’s O2 Area the day after his brother Aaron Carter was discovered useless — however the Backstreet Boys shared an emotional tribute to the late rapper.

The boy band performed their music “No Place” on Sunday, November 6, as a montage of images exhibiting Aaron and Nick, 42, was displayed on the large screens. The Florida native was emotional, brazenly crying on stage whereas bandmate Kevin Richardson spoke to the gang.

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“That music may be very particular to us as a result of that music is about household,” Richardson, 51, stated. “Everyone in right here, all of us grew up collectively. We’ve been via highs and lows, ups and downs. You guys have been via it with us; we’ve been via it with you. We thanks for taking us on that journey with you. We thanks for being part of the Backstreet household for 29 years. We thanks for all of the love fo all of the years.”

Proper earlier than he talked about Aaron’s demise, Nick appeared visibly emotional and bandmate A.J. McLean wrapped him in a hug. Brian Littrell made it a gaggle hug after which Howie Dorough joined in to consolation their grieving pal as Richardson defined why the group was in mourning.

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“Tonight we’ve bought heavy hearts as a result of we misplaced considered one of our members of the family yesterday, and we simply needed to discover a second in our present to acknowledge him,” the singer defined. “Nick’s little brother, Aaron Carter handed away yesterday at [34] years previous. He’s part of our household. We thanks guys for all of the love and the properly needs and all of your help.”

Dorough, 49, added, “We’d prefer to dedicate this music to our little brother, Aaron Carter. … Could he relaxation in heaven.”

The “I Need Sweet” singer was discovered useless at his California dwelling on Saturday, November 5, a rep confirmed to Us Weekly. He was 34.

Nick first addressed his brother’s demise on Sunday morning. “My coronary heart has been damaged right now. Despite the fact that my brother and I’ve had an advanced relationship, my love for him has by no means ever light,” the BSB singer wrote by way of Instagram. “I’ve all the time held onto the hope that he would in some way, sometime wish to stroll a wholesome path and ultimately discover the assistance that he so desperately wanted.”

He added, “Typically we wish to blame somebody or one thing for a loss. However the fact is that habit and psychological sickness is the actual villain right here. I’ll miss my brother greater than anybody will ever know. I really like you Chizz., now you get an opportunity to lastly have some peace you can by no means discover right here on earth. … God, Please handle my child brother.”

Aaron is survived by his son Prince, born in November 2021.