Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean Joins Country Music Association

Backstreet Boys singer AJ McLean has joined the Country Music Association, it was announced Friday.

"I'm kind of a chameleon,” the pop singer said, in a statement, in which he said it is a "hint of what's to come.”

A press release read: "There's the AJ McLean you think you know: the trendsetter and member of one of the most successful groups of all time ... Then there’s the real AJ McLean, the ultimate trendsetter and a raw singer-songwriter, an artist dripping with soul and bare emotion.".

McLean made his debut in the country music genre last year with the Backstreet Boys on Florida Georgia Line’s single “God, Your Mama, and Me,” followed by several live performances.