Big Time Rush Information
Big Time Rush is an American boy band featuring Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos Pena Jr., and Logan Henderson. The band is popular from their hit show of the same name that debuted on Nickelodeon in 2009, at the same time they signed a record deal.
Their first single, â€œBig Time Rush,â€ dropped November 28, 2009 during a special preview for their TV show and now acts as the theme song. Their single, â€œHalfway There,â€ was released in 2010 and was their first song to hit the Billboard Hot 100 chart. On October 11, 2010 they released their album B.T.R., which reached #3 on the Billboard 200 chart. They also had a Christmas special and EP the same year.
Their widely successful show centers on the boys starting their band and the hijinks they get themselves into. The show has had five TV movies including "Big Time Audition" and "Big Time Movie" which will be released shortly.
Big Time Rush released their second album, Elevate, on November 21, 2011 and followed it up with the â€œBetter With U Tourâ€ with Jojo as their opening act. They kicked off the tour on February 17 in Las Vegas and will finish up March 9 in New York City after hitting 16 U.S. cities.
This summer, they will go on the â€œBig Time Summer Rush 2012 Tour,â€ starting July 15 in Columbus, OH and continuing on throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.