Pop Star Aaron Carter Found Dead at Home
The former child pop star, best known for his debut album "Aaron's Party," was found dead Saturday morning at his home in Lancaster, California.
Former child pop star Aaron Carter, 34, known for his albums Aaron's Party and LØVË, was found dead in his home.
According to the news published by TMZ; The musician was found dead Saturday morning at his home in Lancaster, California. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said a body was found just before 11am, but police did not officially identify the victim.
A representative for Carter declined to comment, but said "an announcement will be made shortly by the family and management. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time."
The younger brother of Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter, Aaron rose to fame with his self-titled debut album in 1997, followed by Aaron's Party (Come Get It) (2000), Oh Aaron (2001) and Another Earthquake! (2002).
His early hits included "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)," "That's How I Beat Shaq" and his cover of The Strangeloves' "I Want Candy." Aaron opened on tour for the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears before embarking on his first solo tour in 2000.
In recent years, Aaron pivoted to rap and released his fifth and final studio album LØVË in 2018, 16 years after his previous album.
Aaron dated such stars as Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan in his youth. He got engaged to model Melanie Martin in 2020 and they welcomed a baby boy named Prince, 11 months, last November.