This was the first Top 10 hit for 'N Sync in America, peaking at #8 in February 1999. The group formed in Orlando, Florida, but their music was first released outside the States, starting with their self-titled debut album in 1997 and the single "I Want You Back
." The international edition of that album didn't include "(God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time On You," but it was included on the American version the following year. It was released as a single only in America and Australia.
The breakthrough for 'N Sync came with their next album, No Strings Attached
, released in 2000. It was massive, selling over 12 million copies in America and delivering their first #1 hit, "It's Gonna Be Me