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ALBUQUERQUE, NM - JANUARY 30: Michael Bivins of Bell Biv DeVoe poses backstage at Route 66 Casino's Legends Theater on January 30, 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

Michael Bivens

Michael Lamont Bivens made musical history as a founding member of the legendary super-group New Edition. The group dominated the '80s with hits like "Mr. Telephone Man," "Candy Girl" and "Cool It Now" and is recognized as one of the most influential boy bands ever.  He stormed the '90s as one-third of the trio Bell Biv DeVoe, which delivered the megahit "Poison."  Bivens furthered his reputation in the business as a manager and producer and he currently lends his expertise to newcomers as a judge on Centric's Apollo Live.