Being in the Backstreet Boys may sound like a one-way ticket to easy, breezy living, but that's not necessarily the case!
He was pulled into the limelight at 13 and quickly began to abuse drugs and alcohol. Even worse, his talented sister Leslie tragically died in January of 2012. As shocking as it sounds, Nick once admitted that his family blamed him for her drug-related death!
Bottom line, Mr. Carter may be back on top these days with In A World Like This, but he's endured a tremendous amount of hardship to get there. Which is why we're so excited about his self-help book, Facing the Music And Living To Talk About It!