New Edition and New Kids on the Block gave us all the nostalgia

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(CNN)It was a conflict of the Boston lad bands connected Sunday.

New Edition and New Kids connected the Block performed onstage unneurotic for the archetypal clip ever connected the American Music Awards' stage.

NKOTB, made up of brothers Jonathan Knight and Jordan Knight, on with Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood, kicked it disconnected with their 1988 deed "You Got It (The Right Stuff)."

    The members of New Edition -- Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant -- appeared adjacent to execute their archetypal hit, "Candy Girl," from 1983.

      Both groups past alternated connected a medley of their astir fashionable songs earlier NKOTB joined New Edition for the former's choreograph dense "If This Isn't Love."

      NKOTB has paid homage to New Edition successful the past. Maurice Starr, the shaper who enactment New Edition connected the map, brought the NKOTB together as a White counterpart to the Black lad band.

      Wahlberg tweeted astir the 2 groups coming unneurotic successful November aft it was announced that they would beryllium performing connected the American Music Awards.

        "Ronnie, Bobby Ricky and Mike" positive Ralph, Johnny, Donnie, Jordan, Joey, Danny and Jon!, helium tweeted. "#NewEdition & @NKOTB stock the signifier for the archetypal clip — EVER! It's beyond a puerility imagination travel true."

        Both groups promoted that they are going connected circuit successful 2022. New Edition volition besides person a residency successful Las Vegas.

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