LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Backstreet Boys on Friday said their holiday shows in Las Vegas would be canceled and their next album will be delayed due to various issued caused by the coronavirus and "the state of the world."

The band cited limitations on travel caused by COVID-19 and delays in production. Plans will now move to sometime in 2022.

The band tweeted that refunds will be issued automatically.

"While we are disappointed, we know this is for the best and we absolutely cannot wait to share the magic of the album with all of you when the time is right," the band tweeted.

ORIGINAL STORY (JULY 12)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Backstreet's back, alright! 

Vegas headliners The Backstreet Boys are returning to the Las Vegas Strip with a "Very Backstreet Christmas Party". It will be a series of 12 holiday shows at Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

The performances will mark the group's first ever holiday shows.

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A pre-sale for Fan Club members begins July 13 at 10 a.m. through July 15 at 10 p.m.

Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets July 14 at 10 a.m. PT through July 15 at 10 p.m.

Tickets go on sale to the public July 16 at 10 a.m. 

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