Big Time Rush became an overnight sensation in November 2009 when the TV show of the same name launched on Nickelodeon. The show was a huge success and later, Carlos, Kendall, James, and Logan came to life as a band off the screen releasing three full length albums and performing across the globe. As the show concluded in July 2013 and after four years of recording music and touring as a band, they went their separate ways but remained close through the years. In 2020, in an effort to bring joy to their fans during quarantine, the members of Big Time Rush decided to appear together to send a message of love and togetherness. This was soon followed by a socially distant performance of an acoustic version of their smash hit, "Worldwide". These appearances resulted in hysteria amongst their fans and in the media, followed by BTR receiving 10+ million streams in 2020 alone. Four seasons of the TV show were added to Netflix in March 2021 and has appeared in the Netflix "Top 10" trending titles. The band finished off 2021 by performing at iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Philadelphia and Atlanta as well as 2 sold out shows in Chicago and NYC, capping it off with the release of their first single in 8 years, “Call It Like I See It”. In February 2022, the band had a featured performance of their latest single, "Not Giving You Up", on Good Morning America, where they announced their Big Time Rush Forever Tour, coming this summer.