Only Some Backstreet Boys Get to Go Shirtless in Their New Music VideoKate Dries11/20/13 10:35am80EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkAs of this week, there's a rift in the Backstreet Boys. Where once they were (re)united in their goal to sell albums entirely from the mom population of America, things have changed. A.J. and Brian are on one shirtless side and Howie, Kevin and Nick are on the other very shirted side. What could have caused this rift?