The advent of boy bands began as early as the 1900s with the presence of acapella barbershop quartets. They have evolved over the years to become some of the highest grossing figures in music, TV and film. Synonymous with upbeat songs, great dancing, and even better hair, boy bands are here to stay. Because it might be a little hard to keep up, we prepared a timeline of the world’s most prominent boy bands. Their style may have changed, but the core fundamentals of boy bands remains the same. What do they all have in common? Why, their irresistible charm of course!