Carter, who struggled with addiction, said earlier this year that he had been sober for five years. He is the younger brother of Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys.Singer-turned-actor-rapper, his early 2000s hits “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It),” “I Want Candy,” and “That’s How I Beat Shaq.”
He released his first solo album in Europe on December 1, 1997, six days before he turned ten. The album sold his million copies worldwide and is a sign of his early rise to stardom.
Released in 2000, Carter’s second album titled “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)” was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and the title song reached number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100 list. He was also known for “I Want Candy” from that album and “I’m All About You” from the 2001 album Oh Aaron. In his 2001 single “That’s How I Beat Shaq,” his famous NBA player appears in a video of his court blacktop in the park and bubblegum preteen dancing to his pop hits. featured.
He made several television appearances, including a first-season episode of “Lizzie McGuire” in the Christmas-themed episode “Here Comes Aaron Carter.” In 2001, Carter made her Broadway debut as the cast of the musical Susical.
One of five siblings, Carter co-starred in the family’s 2006 reality TV show House of Carters. The show continued as the brothers moved in together and tried to work things out. It ended after one season of eight episodes.
In a statement on Saturday, Paul said many people didn’t realize how “gentle” Carter was.
“He genuinely cared for others and his love for those around him was immense. “We can still feel his presence and warmth around us.”
Carter is survived by an older brother, Nick, and sisters, Angel Carter and Bobby Jean Carter. The Los Angeles Times reported last month that he also has a young son named Prince. His sister Leslie Carter died in 2012. His father Robert his Gene his Carter he passed away in 2017.
“We are still in the process of coming to terms with this unfortunate reality,” his fiancé Melanie Martin said in a statement to the Associated Press. “Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated.”
Adam Grandmaison, host of the No Jumper podcast, tweeted that he heard the news of the singer’s passing from a close friend. Carter has appeared on the podcast at least three times, most recently in an episode released Wednesday.
“Despite all the demons he was fighting, he was a good man,” Grandmaison wrote in a tweet. “Sad to see him go.”
In 2013, Carter declared bankruptcy, the Tampa Bay Times reported, and a representative of the musician told the paper that most of his $2.2 million debt was from when he was a minor, and his finances were in jeopardy. said he had no control over
For years, Carter has been open about her struggles with mental health and drug addiction.
He gave an interview on the talk show “The Doctors” about his addiction to prescription drugs and his addiction to Hough. He said he put himself on a “regimen” to set up a home in .
“So that I can be strong,” he said of his plan in an interview.
In 2013, Carter went on the “After Party” tour. After a year-long musical hiatus, he set out to revitalize his career and release new material.
When asked how he was trying to re-establish himself on the pop scene in 2014, Carter told The Washington Post, It’s just cool to show them I’m still that guy.
Avi Selk contributed to this report.