6 Fictional TV Bands That Became Fantastic IRL Musical Groups
Big Time Rush
Figuring out which came first — BTR the show, or BTR the band — is kind of like asking about the chicken or the egg. In 2009, Big Time Rush the television series premiered on Nickelodeon and a couple months later the on-screen group released IRL music.
The band was signed to Nick Records and then Columbia Records, went on five concert tours, and released three albums before going on hiatus in 2014.