Matthew Morrison to join Backstreet Boys tour

Updated: May 19, 2011, 09:01 AM IST

London: Matthew Morrison is set to join American band Backstreet Boys for their upcoming tour along with American boy band New Kids on The Block.

"This is the first time I`m going to announce this, it happened this past weekend (14-15 May11). Things kind of changed in my tour that was scheduled. There are going to be some cities that are going to stay (the same) but I`m going to be joining the Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block and play in some arenas," Morrison said during an appearance on US breakfast show "Good Morning America".

The Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block tour is set to kick off June 2 this year in Connecticut before wrapping up July 30 in Pennsylvania, reports

However there is no word yet on which American tour dates Morrison will feature. He is scheduled to go on board with his solo tour in Minnesota, June 18.