AJ McLean Performing with Aretha Was Incredible
We got AJ Wednesday at Malibu Country Mart, and he couldn’t stop singing his R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the Queen of Soul. He shared an awesome story from Backstreet’s 2001 performance with Aretha and Stevie Wonder.
Just wait until you hear AJ recall his adventure getting Stevie through an obstacle course and out onstage!!!
AJ says he grew up listening to Aretha, and she had a profound influence on the Backstreet Boys and ALL genres of music. AJ was a huge fan of “The Blues Brothers” and loved Aretha’s cameo in it.
He hints at possible tributes to Aretha at future Backstreet Boys’ performances … and also shares his thoughts on the perfect songs for the star-studded lineup performing Friday at Aretha’s funeral.