6:49am PT by Hilary Lewis
Nick Carter and Jordan Knight Form 'Nick & Knight' Duo (Video)
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and New Kid on the Block Jordan Knight have joined forces for a new duo the pair are calling Nick & Knight.
The two are releasing an eponymous album on Sept. 2 and going on tour 13 days later.
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Fans can pre-order the album on nickandknight.com and get a free download of the pair's song, "Just The Two of Us"
The 39-city tour kicks off on Sept. 15 in Nashville, Tenn. and includes a concert at New York's Best Buy Theater (Oct. 10) and two shows in the L.A. area: at the House of Blues in West Hollywood and Anaheim on Nov. 14 and 15. The North American jaunt wraps up on Nov. 22 in Calgary.
A video of the announcement, with a full list of tour dates, is below.
Carter and Knight first revealed their collaboration on Wednesday's Good Morning America, where Nick & Knight will also take the stage on Sept. 2.
"We're almost pretty much done with the album," Carter said on GMA. "It's a bunch of our pop, rock, R&B and urban. It's all mixed together to create Nick & Knight."
Carter said both the Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block support their side project, explaining that they had been recording the album during breaks from their respective groups.
Watch video of Carter and Knight on GMA on Wednesday.