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Six Track “Boy Band” Video: Watch “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” Group Performance!

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Six Track Boy Band Video

By Shari Weiss |

Six Track Boy Band Video

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On Thursday’s “Boy Band,” Six Track performed “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” for its first group performance. Watch the video below!

As Gossip Cop has reported, “architects” Emma Bunton, Nick Carter and Timbaland are putting together music’s next great boy band. They began by narrowing down 30 contestants to 18 and dividing them into three groups of six. The first group, Uplift, performed on the series premiere, after which one member was eliminated. Last week, the second group, Reverb, performed, and then had a member cut, too. Now the third episode was all about the third group.

Six Track consists of Michael Conor, Gavin Becker, Miles Wesley, Andrew Butcher, Dorian Tyler and Michael Jimenez. As Gossip Cop previously noted, Wesley was one of the contestants who stood out during the auditions. Asked if he saw himself as a “bad boy,” he admitted he did. That earned skepticism from Carter, but the Backstreet Boys member seemed impressed when Wesley insisted he wanted to be in a group and not have a solo career.

Now Wesley had to bond with his new group mates and rehearse for their big debut, all the while knowing one of them would be going home afterward. “I want the group to succeed, but I’m going to make sure that it’s not me,” he said in a confessional. With vocal producer Tim Davis, the guys worked on their respective parts of Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back.” Davis reminded Wesley that even when he’s singing lead, he has to be in sync with the rest of the group.

Musical director Adam Blackstone was most impressed with Conor, even though he had more experience with rapping than singing. Davis pointedly said that Six Track was the least cohesive of all three groups, and warned that “jealousy or strife” would be their downfall. Wesley became increasingly upset and actually took a break from rehearsal. Davis gave him a pep talk, and then it was off to choreography with Napoleon and Tabitha. There it was Tyler who struggled, and he admitted to the camera that he felt like an outsider.

At stage rehearsal, Carter confronted the group about the rising tension, and encouraged them to communicate and put lingering issues aside. “I think you guys are still discovering your roles, that’s for sure,” he told the act, but stressed, “You’re a band of brothers now.” Come show time, they delivered in front of a screaming audience. “I was a little concerned,” Carter admitted afterward, but “something changed.”

He raved about Conor, saying “all eyes” were on him, and told Wesley that his “bad boy” persona didn’t mean he shouldn’t open up. Bunton called Butcher’s voice “impeccable,” and said she “missed” Becker in this performance. Timbaland also asked Jimenez why he was “holding back.” When Bunton and Carter gave mostly positive feedback to Gray, he broke down on stage. Ultimately, Gavin Becker was the one eliminated.

Next week, “Boy Band” goes live as the architects change up the groups, shuffling the 15 remaining contestants before America gets to vote for the first time on who should stay and who should go. At the end of the season, the final five left standing will win a contract with Hollywood Records. Check out Six Track’s full performance in the video below!

 


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