Florida Georgia Line & Backstreet Boys do 'Everybody (Backstreet's Back)' at 2017 ACM Awards


It was no secret that Florida Georgia Line would take the Academy of Country Music Awards stage with the Backstreet Boys Sunday night (April 2), as they were announced as co-performers prior to Sunday's show. But what the audience didn't realize was that they'd also be singing a Backstreet Boys song.

After delivering a sweet rendition of their collaboration "God, Your Mama, and Me," the country duo and boy band provided perhaps one of the most electric moments in awards show history by singing "Everybody (Backstreet's Back) -- and yes, all seven of them did the iconic dance.

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LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Recording artists Nick Carter (C) of music group Backstreet Boys and Brian Kelley (L) and Tyler Hubbard (R) of music group Florida Georgia Line perform onstage during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Music groups Florida Georgia Line and Backstreet Boys perform onstage during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Music groups Florida Georgia Line and Backstreet Boys perform onstage during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: (L-R) Singers Nick Carter, AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson of Backstreet Boys perform onstage during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/ACMA2017/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Singers AJ McLean (L) and Howie Dorough of music group Backstreet Boys perform onstage during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/ACMA2017/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Musicians Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line (L) and Howie Dorough of The Backstreet Boys perform onstage at the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/ACMA2017/FilmMagic for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: (L-R) Singer Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line performs with Nick Carter and Howie D. of the Backstreet Boys onstage during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Polk/ACMA2017/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: (L-R) Musicians Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line, Nick Carter of The Backstreet Boys, and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line perform onstage at the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/ACMA2017/FilmMagic for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Recording artists Brian Kelley (C) of music group Florida Georgia Line and Nick Carter (L) and Brian Littrell (R) of music group Backstreet Boys perform onstage during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: Singer Kevin Richardson (L) of the Backstreet Boys performs while actor Nicole Kidman attends the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Polk/ACMA2017/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 02: (L-R) Singer Howie D. of the Backstreet Boys greets singer Keith Urban while singer Carrie Underwood, actor Nicole Kidman and singer Tim McGraw attend the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Polk/ACMA2017/Getty Images for ACM)
52nd Academy of Country Music Awards - Show - Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., - 02/04/2017 - Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys perform "God, Your Mama and Me." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
52nd Academy of Country Music Awards - Show - Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., - 02/04/2017 - Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys perform "God, Your Mama and Me." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
52nd Academy of Country Music Awards - Show - Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., - 02/04/2017 - Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys perform "God, Your Mama and Me." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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There were some incredible performances throughout the 2017 ACMs, but it's pretty hard to deny that FGL and BSB gave the best of the night (and judging by his reaction, Tim McGraw would agree). Good thing no one had to follow that one up.

Watch part of their performance below.

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