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New Kids on the Block get star on Walk of Fame

New Kids on the Block get Hollywood Walk of Fame star 30 years after the band formed.

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Danielle Haynes
New Kids On The Block band members Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Jonathan Knight (L-R) gather around their star after the American boy band was honored with the 2,530th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during an unveiling ceremony in Los Angeles on October 9, 2014. UPI/Jim Ruymen
New Kids On The Block band members Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Jonathan Knight (L-R) gather around their star after the American boy band was honored with the 2,530th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during an unveiling ceremony in Los Angeles on October 9, 2014. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- New Kids on the Block received a Walk of Fame star Thursday in Hollywood, Calif., 30 years after the original boy band got its start in Boston.

Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood gathered for the ceremony at the 7000 block of Hollywood Blvd.

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"Fans have been asking for quite a while now when the New Kids on The Block were going to get their star. We want to thank them for 'Hangin' Tough' for waiting patiently to hear the announcement of their favorite boy band star ceremony," Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies said.

A few of the boys took to social media to express their gratitude for the honor and share some photos. Check it out below.

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This Star in ours together! NKOTB and The BH Nation! Love you all!

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Thank you, #Blockheads!! #nkotbwof

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Such an amazing day today. I love each and everyone of you who have supported our career for so many years! I am touched by your unconditional love!

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