| Share
 

98 Degrees

a cappella boy band

The quartet from Ohio got together after Jeff Timmons, who'd moved to LA to pursue a solo career, asked his former classmates from the Cincinnati School for Creative and Performing Artists, Justin Jeffre and Nick Lachey, to join him. The foursome was completed a short time later by Drew Lachey. After entering several talent contests where they failed to make an impression, their big break came when they attracted notice by crashing the backstage area of a Boyz II Men show. Offered a chance to sing on a local radio station as a result, their appearance earned them a contract with Motown. “Invisible Man,” their debut single, went gold in 1997. Their self-titled debut album came out in the same year. 98° and Rising followed in 1998, and This Christmas in 1999. Revelation, featuring the single “Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)” was released in 2000.

Drew Lachey

Born: 8/8/1976
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

Jeff Timmons

Born: 4/30/1973
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio

Justin Jeffre

Born: 2/25/1973
Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan

Nick Lachey

Born: 11/9/1973
Birthplace: Harlan, Kentucky

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Nine Inch NailsNNirvana

More on 98 Degrees from Infoplease:

  • 98 Degrees - 98 Degrees Revelation Universal Teen 'zine heartthrobs pumping slick and soulless preprocessed ...
  • The Year in Music 1998 | Pop - Pop Goes 1998 The Year in Music by Melinda Newman The Backstreet Boys show their solidarity at a ...
  • George Jackson - George Jackson Age: 42 media executive who began his career in film, moved to the music industry, ...
  • Jessica Simpson - Biography of Jessica Simpson, Pop singer and star of the MTV show Newlyweds
  • Significant Recordings of 2000 - Significant Recordings of 2000 Backstreet Boys Badlands—A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's ...

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring