While most of Brisbane was last night glued to the State of Origin, the real clash of the titans was at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre as two powerhouses of pop battled for supremacy.
There was no clear winner.
The NKOTB element of the acronym may not have had the recent hits behind them but the affection for the band was immense.
The BSB part merely had to follow with their string of hits.
Love or loathe the boy-band phenomenon, the reality is it works for a lot of people and most of them were there singing along, crying and dancing last night.
Sure, there is something awkward about a bunch of grown men dancing in that signature boy-band fashion but there also is something awfully charming about it.
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