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about|the band|the band's self-titled album|Jonas Brothers (album)pp-semi-blp|small=yespp-move-indefInfobox musical artist | name = Jonas Brothers| image = JonasBrothersSep10 5.jpg| caption = From left to right: Nick Jonas|Nick , Joe Jonas|Joe , and Kevin Jonas performing on their Jonas Brothers Live in Concert World Tour 2010|2010 World Tour in San Antonio .| landscape = yes| background = group_or_band| origin = United States | genre = Pop rock , powerpop , teen pop cite web|url=Allmusic|class=artist|id=p778430|pure_url=yes|title=((( Jonas Brothers > Overview )))|last=Monger|first=James Christopher|work=Allmusic|publisher= Rovi Corporation |accessdate=2009-10-22cite news|url= http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/music/51575917.html|title=Jonas Brothers: Power-pop, oversung|first=Sam|last=Adams|date=July 24, 2009|publisher= The Philadelphia Inquirer |accessdate=July 24, 2010cite web|url= http://www.billboard.com/news/nick-jonas-recording-solo-album-jonas-brothers-1004032022.story#/news/nick-jonas-recording-solo-album-jonas-brothers-1004032022.story|title=Nick Jonas Recording Solo Album, Jonas Brothers Deny Breakup|publisher= Billboard.com |date=October 30, 2009|accessdate=July 24, 2010cite news|publisher= Times Online |url= http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/article5599012.ece|first=Mark|last=Edwards|title=Power-pop: Encyclopedia of Modern Music|date=February 1, 2009|accessdate=July 23, 2010|location=London
| years_active = 2005�present
| label = Columbia Records|Columbia (2005 -2007)
Hollywood Records|Hollywood (2007 - 2012) http://nickjonline.com/2012/05/article-jonas-brothers-part-ways-with-disneys-hollywood-records-exclusive/
Jonas Records|Jonas (2009 - present)
| website = URL|jonasbrothers.com| current_members = Joe Jonas
Kevin Jonas
Nick Jonas
| associated_acts = Nick Jonas & the Administration
Demi Lovato
Miley Cyrus
Taylor Swift

The Jonas Brothers are an American boy band .cite news|first=Greg |last=Kot |title=Jonas Brothers: Not just another boy band |url= http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/arts/chi-teen-pop-0824aug24,0,1414287.story |date=August 24, 2008 |accessdate=2009-03-09 | work=Chicago Tribunecite news|first=Douglas |last=Quenqua |date=August 4, 2008 |title=A Rare CD by Today's Hot Boy Band: Bids Start at $160. Do I Hear $200? |url= http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/04/business/media/04jonas.html? partner=rssnyt& emc=rss |accessdate=2009-03-09 | work=The New York Timescite news|first=Elysa |last=Gardner |title=Jonas Brothers are "each other's best friends" |url= http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/news/2008-03-26-jonas-brothers-side_N.htm |date=March 26, 2008 |accessdate=2009-03-09 | work=USA Todaycite web|title=Jonas Brothers the latest, hottest thing |url= http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/08/04/business/04jonas.php |accessdate=2009-03-09 Formed in 2005, they have gained popularity from the Disney Channel children's television network and consists of three brothers from the Jersey Shore|shore region of New Jersey ; Kevin Jonas|Paul Kevin Jonas II , Joe Jonas|Joseph Adam Jonas and Nick Jonas|Nicholas Jerry Jonas . In the summer of 2008 they starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie s Camp Rock and its sequel, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam . The band has released four albums: '' It's About Time (Jonas Brothers album)|It's About Time , Jonas Brothers (album)|Jonas Brothers , A Little Bit Longer , and Lines, Vines and Trying Times . In 2008, the group was nominated for the Best New Artist award at the 51st Grammy Awards and won the award for Breakthrough Artist at the American Music Awards . As of May 2009, before the release of Lines, Vines and Trying Times , they have sold over eight million albums worldwide.cite news|last=Barnes |first=Brooks |url= http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/25/arts/music/25jonas.html? _r=1 |title=Jonas Brothers Are Starting to Feel the Heat |publisher=Nytimes.com |date=2009-05-24 |accessdate=2011-07-30

History and music career


1999�2005: Nick Jonas - Discovery and solo album


Main|Nick Jonas|Nicholas Jonas (album)
The band started as a solo project for Nick Jonas.cite web|url= http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1527894/20060405/jonas_brothers.jhtml |title=More Blink-182 Than Hanson, It's Time For The Jonas Brothers |publisher=MTV |date=April 6, 2006 |accessdate=2008-08-21 |first=Corey |last=Mosscite web|url= http://www.ccmmagazine.com/music/artist/jonas_brothers/ |title=Jonas Brothers Biography |work= CCM Magazine |accessdate=2008-08-21cite web|url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=Gd3Hj1cfDKU |publisher=MTV News |title=Jonas Brothers |work=YouTube At the age of 7, Nicholas began performing on Broadway theatre|Broadway .cite web|url= http://www.kenphillipsgroup.com/Phillips/jonasbrothers.htm |title=Jonas Brothers |publisher=Ken Phillips Publicity Group |accessdate=2008-08-21 |date=January 20, 2006cite web|url= http://www.clubhousemagazine.com/truelife/interviews/a0001236.cfm |title=Star Bright |first=Suzanne |last=Hadley |work=Clubhouse Magazine He has acted in several plays, including A Christmas Carol (in 2000 as Tiny Tim and as Scrooge at eight), Annie Get Your Gun (musical)|Annie Get Your Gun (in 2001 as Little Jake), Beauty and the Beast (musical)|Beauty and the Beast (in 2002 as Chip), and Les Mis�rables (musical)|Les Mis�rables (in 2003 as Gavroche).cite web|url= http://www.playbill.com/news/article/71258.html |title=Beauty and the Beast Becomes 8th Longest-Running Show Aug. 4 |publisher= Playbill |date=August 4, 2002 |first=Andrew |last=Ganscite web|url= http://www.playbill.com/news/article/77733.html |title=Photo Call: Les Mis�rables: Leading Mann |publisher=Playbill |date=February 3, 2003 |accessdate=2008-08-22cite web|url= http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/whoswho/biography/12193.html |title=Playbill Biography: Nicholas Jonas |publisher=Playbill |accessdate=2008-08-22 After Les Mis�rables closed, he performed in The Sound of Music (as Kurt) at the Paper Mill Playhouse .cite web|url= http://web.playbill.com/news/article/81717.html |title=Playbill News: Meg Bussert Joins Paper Mill Sound of Music |publisher=Playbill |date=September 20, 2003 |accessdate=2008-08-22 |first=Andrew |last=Gans

In 2002 while performing in Beauty and the Beast , Nick had written a song with his father called " Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer) ". With background vocals from the Beauty and the Beast cast, Nick performed the song on the 2002 annual Broadway " Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS|Equity Fights AIDS " album, ''Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure, Vol. 4''.cite web|url= http://www.kenphillipsgroup.com/Phillips/jbkansascitystar.htm |title=Kansas City Star: Band interview: The Jonas Brothers, on the road, promoting their first CD |publisher=Ken Phillips Publicity Group |accessdate=2008-08-20 |first=Claire |last=Askewcite web|url= http://www.kenphillipsgroup.com/Phillips/jballentown.htm |title=Allentown Morning Call: The Jonas Brothers: hearththrobs of the Hanson kind |publisher=Ken Phillips Publicity Group |accessdate=2008-08-22 |first=John J. |last=Moser In November 2003, INO Records received a demo copy of "Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer)".cite web|url= http://www.inorecords.com/nicholasjonas/dg-bio.html |title=Nicholas Jonas � Dear God |publisher=INOrecords |accessdate=2008-08-22 The label released the song to Christian radio , where it quickly became popular on Record & Radio's Christian Adult Contemporary Chart. While Nick was working on his solo project, Joe followed in his footsteps to Broadway, appearing in Baz Lurhmann 's production of La boh�me . According to Nick, this was also the first year the brothers started writing songs together.cite interview|last=Jonas |first=Nick |subject=Nick Jonas |subjectlink=Nick Jonas |last2=Jonas |first2=Joe |subject2=Joe Jonas |subjectlink2=Joe Jonas |last3=Jonas |first3=Kevin |subject3=Kevin Jonas |subjectlink3=Kevin Jonas |interviewer=Nicole Anderson |title=Jonas Fan Van |program=Disney Channel |year=2009 |accessdate=2009-06-16

By September 2004, an executive at Columbia Records found out about Nick's song. Nick was soon jointly signed to INO Records and Columbia Records and released the single " Dear God (Nicholas Jonas song)|Dear God ".cite web|url= http://christianmusic.about.com/od/upcomingreleases/a/aanjonassigned.htm |title=INO Records Signs 12-Year Old Singer/Actor Nicholas Jonas |publisher= About.com |accessdate=2008-08-22 |first=Kim |last=Jones A second single, a new solo recording of "Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer)", was released on November 16.cite web|url= http://www.rhapsody.com/nicholasjonas/joytotheworldachristmasprayer |title=Joy To The World (A Christmas Prayer) by Nicholas Jonas |publisher= Rhapsody (online music service)|Rhapsody |accessdate=2008-08-22 It was supposed to be followed by a December release of a self-titled solo album Nicholas Jonas (album)|Nicholas Jonas , but the album had been pushed back;cite web|url= http://christianmusic.about.com/od/cdreviewsal/gr/jonasbrstime.htm |title=Jonas Brothers � It's About Time |publisher=About.com |first=Kim |last=Jones |accessdate=2008-08-22 it did, however, get a limited release.cite web|url= http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.gsp? product_id=3362837 |publisher=WalMart.com |title=Nicholas Jonas Nick, along with his brothers, Kevin and Joe, had written several other songs for the album. In early 2005, Columbia Records' new president, Steve Greenberg (record producer)|Steve Greenberg , listened to Nick's record. Greenberg liked Nick's voice. http://music.monstersandcritics.com/news/article_1266165.php/Jonas_Brothers_deliver_squeaky_clean_punk_music After meeting with Nick and hearing the song "Please Be Mine", written and performed by the brothers, Daylight Records|Daylight /Columbia Records decided to sign the three as a group act.cite web|url= http://www.kenphillipsgroup.com/Phillips/jbctcentral.htm |title=New Haven Register: Brothers In Arms |publisher=Ken Phillips Publicity Group |date=February 16, 2006 |first=Patrick |last=Ferrucci |accessdate=2008-08-22cite web|url= http://www.boysoloist.com/artist.asp? VID=317 |title=BCSD � Nicholas Jonas |publisher=Boy Soloist |accessdate=2008-08-22

2005�06: ''It's About Time


After being signed to Columbia, the brothers considered naming their group "Sons of Jonas" before settling on the name "Jonas Brothers."cite web|url= http://www.mtv.com/bands/b/boy_bands/050207/index2.jhtml |title=The New Boy Bands |first=Gil |last=Kaufman |date=February 7, 2005 |publisher=MTV |accessdate=2008-08-22 Throughout 2005, the Jonas Brothers had gone on several tours, opening for various artists including, Jump5 , Kelly Clarkson , Jesse McCartney , the Backstreet Boys , and The Click Five .cite web|url= http://www.kenphillipsgroup.com/Phillips/jbfall2005tour.htm |title=Get Out the Red Bull...Here Come the Jonas Brothers |publisher=Ken Phillips Publicity Group |date=October 14, 2005 |accessdate=2008-08-22 They spent the latter portion of the year on an anti-drug tour with Aly & AJ and The Cheetah Girls (recording artists)|The Cheetah Girls .cite web|url= http://www.kenphillipsgroup.com/Phillips/jbmontclair.htm |title=The Montclair Times: ''It's About Time'' the Jonas Brothers come to Montclair |publisher=Ken Phillips Publicity Group |date=November 16, 2005 |accessdate=2008-08-22 |first=Mary Anne |last=Christiano Additionally, they opened for The Veronicas in early 2006. For the album, titled It's About Time (Jonas Brothers album)|''It's About Time'' , the band collaborated with several writers, including Adam Schlesinger ( Fountains of Wayne ), Mike Mangini|Michael Mangini ( Joss Stone ), Desmond Child ( Aerosmith , Bon Jovi ), Billy Mann ( Destiny's Child , Jessica Simpson ) and Steve Greenberg. The album was initially supposed to be released in February 2006, but was pushed back several times. The delay was due to executive changes at Sony Music Entertainment|Sony (the parent company of Columbia) and the executives' desire to have "another lead single" on the album. For the album, the Jonas Brothers covered two hit songs by UK band Busted (band)|Busted � " Year 3000#Jonas Brothers version|Year 3000 " and " What I Go to School For#Jonas Brothers version|What I Go to School For ".

The Jonas Brothers' first single, " Mandy (Jonas Brothers song)|Mandy ", was released on December 27, 2005.cite web|url= http://www.sonymusicstore.com/store/c/Jonas-Brothers/LT_talent=1104175/Mandy/Digital-Audio-Track/LT_sku=93279/ |title=Mandy � Jonas Brothers |publisher=SonyMusicStore Its music video was shown on MTV's Total Request Live on February 22, 2006 and reached number four. Another song, " Time for Me to Fly (Jonas Brothers song)|Time for Me to Fly ," was released on the Aquamarine (film)|Aquamarine soundtrack, also in February.cite web|url= http://www.greaterrometimes.com/business/fashion-show-to-be-held-in-rome.shtml |title=Fashion Show To Be Held In Rome |publisher=Greater Rome Times |date= January 2, 2007 |accessdate=2008-08-22 |first=Julie |last=Black In March, " Mandy (Jonas Brothers song)|Mandy " was featured in the Nickelodeon (TV channel)|Nickelodeon television film Zoey 101(season 2)|Zoey 101: Spring Break-Up and the Zoey 101: Music Mix soundtrack album, with Nicholas Jonas listed as the artist name. The group's music was also featured on Cartoon Network 's Cartoon Cartoon Fridays . The band covered " Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me) " from Pirates of the Caribbean for the DisneyMania 4 album, released on April 4, 2006.cite web|url=Allmusic|class=album|id=r823795|pure_url=yes |title=Disneymania, Vol. 4 > Overview |publisher=Allmusic |accessdate=2008-08-29 Over the summer of 2006, the Jonas Brothers went on tour with Aly & AJ.cite web|url= http://archive.capecodonline.com/cctimes/edits/cctblogs/reviews/archives/2006_06.htm |title=Aly & AJ pump up the volume |date=June 18, 2006 |first=Gwenn |last=Friss |publisher= Cape Cod Times |accessdate=2008-08-29 The Jonas Brothers also created the theme song for the second season of American Dragon Jake Long , airing from June 2006 to September 2007 on the Disney Channel .cite web|url= http://www.tv.com/american-dragon-jake-long/show/26513/episode_guide.html? season=2& tag=season_dropdown;dropdown;1 |title=American Dragon: Jake Long episode guide |publisher= TV.com |accessdate=2008-08-29

It's About Time (Jonas Brothers album)|''It's About Time'' was finally released on August 8, 2006.cite web|url= http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/discography/index.jsp? pid=769568& aid=786824 |title=Jonas Brothers � It's About Time |work=Billboard |accessdate=2008-08-21| archiveurl = http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/discography/index.jsp? pid=769568& aid=786824| archivedate = August 5, 2008 According to the band's manager, it was only a "limited release" of 50,000 copies, so the album can be bid on auction sites like eBay for up to $200�$300 USD. Because Sony was not interested in further promoting the band, the Jonas Brothers then considered switching labels. On October 3, 2006, Nick's 2004 solo single, "Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer)," was re-released on Joy to the World: The Ultimate Christmas Collection .cite web|url= http://www.worshipmusic.com/40462.html |title=Joy To The World: The Ultimate Christmas Collection |publisher=WorshipMusic.com |accessdate=2008-09-01 |archiveurl = http://www.worshipmusic.com/40462.html |archivedate = December 24, 2007 Also in October, the Jonas Brothers covered " Poor Unfortunate Souls " from The Little Mermaid (1989 film)|The Little Mermaid . Along with a music video, the song was released on a two-disc special-edition release of The Little Mermaid (soundtrack)| The Little Mermaid soundtrack .cite web |url= http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000FZDIL8 |title=Little Mermaid Soundtrack (Special Edition) |publisher= Amazon.com |accessdate=2008-09-01 The second single from ''It's About Time was " Year 3000#Jonas Brothers version|Year 3000 , which music video premiered on Disney Channel in January 2007. The band was ultimately dropped by Columbia Records in early 2007.

2007�08: Jonas Brothers


After briefly being without a label, the Jonas Brothers signed with Hollywood Records in February 2007.cite press release |title=The Jonas Brothers Sign Record Deal With Disney's Hollywood Records |publisher=Hollywood Records |date=8 February 2007 |url= http://sev.prnewswire.com/entertainment/20070208/LATH11608022007-1.html |accessdate=2008-09-01 |archiveurl= http://sev.prnewswire.com/entertainment/20070208/LATH11608022007-1.html |archivedate=2007-02-13 Around the same time, the brothers began appearing in commercials for Baby Bottle Pops, singing the jingle .cite web|url= http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/festivals/29443719.html |title=Jonas Brothers thrill tween audience at Summerfest |publisher=Journal Sentinel |last=Kosidowski |first=Paul |date=July 7, 2008 |accessdate=2009-07-03 On March 24, two additional songs on two different albums were released: " Kids of the Future ", from the Meet the Robinsons (soundtrack)| Meet the Robinsons soundtrack cite web |url= http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000N0KVQ0 |title=Meet the Robinsons (soundtrack) |publisher= Amazon.com |accessdate=2008-09-01 (based on Kim Wilde 's " Kids in America (Kim Wilde song)|Kids in America "), and " I Wanna Be Like You ", from DisneyMania 5 .cite web|url= http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000N0KVPQ |title=Disneymania, Vol. 5 |publisher=Amazon.com |date= |accessdate=2011-07-30

The Jonas Brothers made their first appearance at the White House on Monday, April 9, 2007, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, where they sang the National Anthem.cite web|url= http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2007/04/20070409-1.html |title=2007 White House Easter Egg Roll: Frequently Asked Questions |publisher=Georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov |date=2007-04-09 |accessdate=2011-07-30 They returned on Wednesday June 27, 2007, during a Celebrating Women in Sports Tee Ball game on the South Lawn. They sang the National Anthem, and, after the game, the Jonas Brothers entertained at the picnic-reception with a selection of their hits.cite web|url= http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/teeball/2007/june27teeball.html |title=Tee Ball 2007 |publisher=Georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov |date= |accessdate=2011-07-30 Their Jonas Brothers (album)|self-titled second album was released on August 7, 2007.cite web|url= http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/discography/index.jsp? pid=769568& aid=933954 |title=Jonas Brothers � Jonas Brothers |work=Billboard |accessdate=2008-08-21| archiveurl = http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/discography/index.jsp? pid=769568& aid=933954| archivedate = August 4, 2008 It reached number five on the Billboard Hot 200 chart in its first week. Two singles with music videos were also released around this time � " Hold On (Jonas Brothers song)|Hold On " two weeks before, and " SOS (Jonas Brothers song)|S.O.S. " 4 days before the release of the album.

In August, the Jonas Brothers made several appearances on television. On August 17, they guest-starred in an episode of the Disney Channel show Hannah Montana titled " Me and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas ." They also performed " We Got The Party (Hannah Montana Song)|We Got the Party " with Miley Cyrus in the episode, which premiered after High School Musical 2 and was viewed by 10.7 million people that night.cite web|url= http://www.multichannel.com/article/CA6470023.html |title=Millions Sold on HSM2 |publisher=Multichannel News On August 24, the Jonas Brothers performed two songs at the Miss Teen USA contest. http://www.nbc.com/Miss_Teen_USA_2007/ The following day, the closing ceremonies of the Disney Channel Games aired, featuring a performance from the Jonas Brothers. The games were taped on April 27, 2007 in Orlando, Florida .cite web|url= http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/web/showpage/showpage.aspx? program_id=3112747& type=lead |title=Disney Channel Medianet |publisher=Disney Channel Medianet |date= |accessdate=2011-07-30 On August 26, the Jonas Brothers co-presented an award with Miley Cyrus at the Teen Choice Awards . On November 18, 2007, they performed at the American Music Awards , performing the song "S.O.S." On November 22, the brothers appeared in the 81st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade . For their final performance of 2007, the three brothers performed their singles "Hold On" and "S.O.S." at '' Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve . The Jonas Brothers kicked off their Jonas Brothers Tours#Look Me in the Eyes Tour|Look Me In The Eyes Tour on January 31, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona . They performed several new songs on the tour that were slated to be on their third studio album, A Little Bit Longer .

2008�09: A Little Bit Longer



The Jonas Brothers' third studio album, A Little Bit Longer , was released in the United States on August 12, 2008, with CDVU+ technology, just like their second album, Jonas Brothers . On June 24, 2008, iTunes announced that it would release four songs from A Little Bit Longer , one roughly every two weeks.cite web|url= http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewCustomPage? name=pageCountdownToJonasBrothers |title=Connecting to the iTunes Store |publisher=Phobos.apple.com |date= |accessdate=2011-07-30 The purchase of each of the songs applies to the cost of the entire album, which could be purchased via iTunes' Complete the Album feature after release. Each song released also featured a podcast. The schedule: June 24, 2008 for " Burnin' Up "; July 15, 2008 for " Pushing Me Away (Jonas Brothers song)|Pushin' Me Away "; July 29, 2008 for " Tonight (Jonas Brothers song)|Tonight "; and August 5, 2008 for " A Little Bit Longer (song)|A Little Bit Longer ." All of them have occupied the number 1 spot on iTunes for at least 3 days.

After the Jonas Brothers Tours#Look Me in the Eyes Tour|Look Me In The Eyes Tour ended on March 22, 2008, the Jonas Brothers announced that they would be opening up for Avril Lavigne 's The Best Damn Tour|Best Damn Tour along with Boys Like Girls , but only on the second leg of the tour in Europe which lasted from late May to late June 2008. While filming the film Camp Rock , the Jonas Brothers co-wrote and co-produced six songs for fellow Disney Channel star and close friend, Demi Lovato , for her upcoming album, '' Don't Forget ''.cite news|url= http://www.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSN1542015620080615 |title=Camp Rock sets the stage for newcomer Demi Lovato |publisher=Reuters |date=June 15, 2008 |accessdate=2008-09-02 Lovato retooled some of her songs to give it the Disney Signature. "I (Lovato) tend to write songs that are, I guess, a little bit more intense and less catchy, and I needed help writing catchy songs," she said, adding that the album also features a guest spot from Rooney frontman Robert Schwartzman. "So that's where they came in. I put a lot of my musical input and lyrics into these songs, and they just helped me with hooks and stuff like that."cite web|url= http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1593648/20080827/lovato demi.jhtml |title=Camp Rock sets the stage for newcomer Demi Lovato |publisher=Reuters |date=June 15, 2008 |accessdate=2008-09-02
"I'm more of a writer whose stuff wouldn't make it on a Disney album. It's too dark..."cite news|url= http://www.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSN1542015620080615 |title="Camp Rock" sets the stage for newcomer Demi Lovato |publisher=Reuters | date=June 15, 2008 The album was released on September 23, 2008. The brothers also helped produce Lovato's album.

A Camp Rock (soundtrack)|soundtrack was released for the film Camp Rock on June 17, 2008. It debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 with 188,000 copies sold in its first week.cite web|url= http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp? vnu_content_id=1003820412 |title=Coldplay Cruises To No. 1 On The Billboard 200 |first=Katie |last=Hasty |work=Billboard |date=June 25, 2008 |accessdate=2008-08-21 During the summer of 2008, the Jonas Brothers started their North American tour, the Burning Up Tour , promoting A Little Bit Longer and Camp Rock Soundtrack , and performing songs from previous albums as well: '' It's About Time (Jonas Brothers album)|It's About Time and Jonas Brothers (album)|Jonas Brothers . The tour kicked off July 4, 2008, at Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto, Ontario . A Disney Digital 3D production crew filmed the two shows in Anaheim, California on July 13 and July 14cite web|url= http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/090040BBB5B0614B? artistid=1052712& majorcatid=10001& minorcatid=1 |title=Ticketmasterdead link|date=July 2009 with Taylor Swift ,cite web|url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=xYB92uNW7l0 |title=Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift Performing for 3D Movie |work=YouTube who sang a few singles from her self-titled album, Taylor Swift , for a theatrical film that was released in theatres as a 3D concert film on February 22, 2009.cite web|url= http://news.sawf.org/Entertainment/49826.aspx |title=Jonas brothers return from their UK Trip: Photos |publisher=News.sawf.org |date= |accessdate=2011-07-30 On July 14, Nick Jonas announced onstage that the band had already written five songs for their fourth studio album (third with Hollywood Records).

The band was featured on the July 2008 issue of Rolling Stone Magazine , and became the youngest band to be on the cover of the magazine.cite web|url= http://www.rollingstone.com/news/coverstory/21896731 |title=The Clean Teen Machine |publisher=Rolling Stone The Jonas Brothers visited downtown Cleveland, Ohio 's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame before their sold-out concert on the evening of August 22, 2008, at Blossom Music Center . The band presented the suits and pants they wore on the cover artwork of A Little Bit Longer to Jim Henke, vice president of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The suits are part of the Right Here, Right Now! exhibit, which includes some of today's most popular artists.cite web|url= http://newsroom.mtv.com/2008/08/22/jonas-brothers-donate-their-little-bit-longer-suits-to-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-and-museum/ |title=Jonas Brothers Donate Their Little Bit Longer Suits To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum |first=Jocelyn |last=Vena |publisher=MTV Newsroom |date=August 22, 2008 |accessdate=2008-09-02 In December 2008, the Jonas Brothers were nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist|Best New Artist award at the 51st Grammy Awards . It was recently confirmed that the Brothers will be collaborating with R& B producer Timbaland on a song called "Dumb" for his new album Shock Value 2 .cite web|url= http://www.sprinklepoponline.com/2642724 |title=Jonas + Timbaland = Dumb |publisher=Sprinkle Pop |author=cherrybomb54 |date=December 27, 2008 |accessdate=2009-07-03 In an interview Chris Brown (American singer)|Chris Brown told JustJared.com that he is collaborating with The Jonas Brothers. Brown said, "I'm possibly doing something with them. If they want me on the record, I'll stay on the record, but I just wanted to write a record for those guys." The Jonas Brothers appeared as musical guest on Saturday Night Live during the February 14th show. This was their SNL debut.cite web|url= http://www.tvguide.com/News/SNL-Baldwin-Jonas-1002533.aspx |title=SNL's Valentine to You: Alec Baldwin and the Jonas Brothers |publisher=TVGuide |accessdate=2009-02-06

2009: Lines, Vines and Trying Times


The brothers finished recording their fourth studio album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times , they began to talk about the album in the beginning of 2009. They said on several occasions that they have been working on writing and recording songs since their Jonas Brothers tours#Burning Up Tour|Burnin' Up tour in mid-2008.cite web|url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=4rfaVC8E2JA |accessdate=2009-03-11 |title=MTV Interview (Fourth Album Confirmed) |publisher=MTV |work=YouTube On March 11, 2009, the Jonas Brothers announced that their fourth studio album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times , would be released on June 15, 2009.cite web|url= http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/jonas-brothers-fourth-album-due-june-15-1003952570.story |title=Jonas Brothers' Fourth Album Due June 15 |work=Billboard |accessdate=2009-04-18 |date=2009-03-18 |first=Gary |last=Graff

Nick said about the title in the interview with Rolling Stone that, "Lines are something that someone feeds you, vines are the things that get in the way, and trying times, well, that's obvious."
Nick Jonas told Billboard, "We're trying to learn as much as we can, continuing to grow." Kevin added, "The overall message is its the same old Jonas Brothers, in a sense, but we're adding more and more music, including different musical instruments that are going to add and build to the sound we already have." Nick also said the songs on the album are "our journal in songs, about all things we've gone through, personal experiences we get inspiration from. We've also been working on trying to use metaphors.. to kind of mask a literal thing that happens to us."cite news|title=Jonas Brothers Lines, Vines and Trying Times |date=March 2009 |web= http://www.flickr.com/photos/maddix3jonas/3366437394/sizes/o/ |publisher=Rolling Stone Magazine |first=Jenny |last=Eliscu

The band also announced on March 11, 2009 that they will be embarking on a Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009|world tour in mid-2009.cite web|url= http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm? fuseaction=blog.view& friendId=22191827& blogId=476015132 |accessdate=2009-03-11 |title=World Tour Dates Announced --- More to Come |publisher=Jonas Brothers |work= MySpace They were joined by the popular Korean girl band Wonder Girls , who debuted in America, as their opening act. http://www.mtvasia.com/News/200907/24018273.html Wonder Girls Make Waves in the US as Opening Act for Jonas Brothers' Tourdead link|date=July 2011

Before the release of Lines, Vines and Trying Times , they released two singles, Paranoid (Jonas Brothers song)|Paranoid (a month before) and Fly With Me (song)|Fly With Me (7 days before). Lines, Vines and Trying Times became their second number 1 album.cite web|url= http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/retrieve_chart_history.do? model.chartFormatGroupName=Albums& model.vnuArtistId=769568& model.vnuAlbumId=1255320 |title=Artist Chart History |publisher=Billboard |accessdate=2009-07-03 It debuted at number-one and dropped to the second position on its second week. On July 7, 2009, the Jonas Brothers announced that they have signed Honor Society (band)|Honor Society to the record label they started with Hollywood Records.cite web|url= http://www.streetbrand.com/20090707990/news/honor-society-signs-with-jonas-brothers-label.html |title=Honor Society signs with Jonas Brothers' label |publisher=STREETBRAND |accessdate=2009-07-07 Dead link|date=September 2010|bot=H3llBot A month later, " Send It On (song)|Send It On " was released on Radio Disney . The radio single was performed with Selena Gomez , Miley Cyrus , and Demi Lovato for Disney's Friends for Change .cite web|url= http://radio.disney.go.com/music/planet_premiere2.html|title=Radio Disney � Planet Premiere|publisher=Radio Disney|accessdate=2009-08-11
Disney Channel premiered the song's music video on August 14, 2009.cite web|url= http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/DNR/2009/doc/F4C_PR_080609.doc |title=Send It On Press Release |date= |accessdate=2011-07-30 On August 9, 2009, the Jonas Brothers hosted and performed on the 2009 Teen Choice Awards .cite news|url= http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv/2009/08/10/2009-08-10_whats_on_tv_monday_night.html |title=What's on TV Monday night |work= Daily News (New York)|Daily News |date=August 10, 2009 |accessdate=August 10, 2009 Hollywood Records announced via YouTube Demi Lovato and Jonas Brothers' Jonas Brothers Live: Walmart Soundcheck|Walmart CD+DVD Soundcheck .cite web|author=5 november 2009 |url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=dAEoNvKHSjk& feature=sub |title=Jonas Brothers LIVE CD+DVD |publisher=YouTube |date=2009-11-05 |accessdate=2010-02-24

2010-present: Side projects and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam



Joe was a guest judge on American Idol during the Dallas auditions. The episode aired January 27, 2010. They also reprised their roles in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam , the sequel to Camp Rock . It aired on Disney Channel on September 3, 2010. The movie was filmed all around Ontario, Canada.cite web|url= http://www.celebuzz.com/jonas-brothers-toronto-g132611/ |title=Joe Jonas Photo � The Jonas Brothers in Toronto |publisher=Celebuzz |date= |accessdate=2010-02-24 Production on the film began on September 3, 2009 and wrapped on October 16, 2009.cite web|url= http://twitter.com/ddlovato/status/4921823344 |title=Twitter / demetria lovato: I cannot believe today is |publisher=Twitter.com |date=2009-10-16 |accessdate=2010-02-24 Dead link|date=November 2010|bot=H3llBot http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=6vxAnk_nTC8 Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam teaser trailerdead link|date=July 2011 http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/DNR/2009/doc/CRK2_finaljam.doc

Nick formed his own blues rock band as a side project called Nick Jonas and the Administration . The band consists of former members of The New Power Generation .cite web|url= http://www.oceanup.com/2009/11/17/nick-jonas-on-the-administration-album |title=Nick Jonas On The Administration ALBUM |publisher=oceanUP.com |date=2009-11-17 |accessdate=2010-02-24

In late 2010, the Brothers took part in a concert at the White House honoring Paul McCartney 's reception of a Gershwin Prize for Popular Music by U.S. President Barack Obama . They covered " Drive My Car " from The Beatles ' Rubber Soul . http://www.wqow.com/Global/story.asp? S=12884871 dead link|date=July 2011

On December 2011, a new song leaked on the internet marking the first time the brothers collaborated since Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam . The new song is called Dance Until Tomorrow . Kevin recently hinted that the band's reunion was quickly approaching, as he told People magazine: "I think the tides are perfectly lining up for the future of the Jonas Brothers again". http://buzzworthy.mtv.com/2011/12/19/jonas-brothers-dance-until-tomorrow/ New Song: Jonas Brothers, 'Dance Until Tomorrow' - mtv.com http://celebrity-gossip.net/jonas-brothers/jonas-brothers-reunite-dance-until-tomorrow-570174 Jonas Brothers Reunite With "Dance Until Tomorrow" Celebrity-Gossip.net http://perezhilton.com/2011-12-18-new-jonas-dance-until#.Tw-Uk2_OV2A New Jonas Brothers!& #33; Dance Until Tomorrow!& #33; - Perez Hilton.com

On March 6, 2012, the Jonas Brothers released a video on Twitter of them in their home studio, along with the hashtag "#JonasBrothers2012", further suggesting that a reunion was occurring. Joe is currently on tour promoting his debut solo album, while Nick is currently starring in a revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on Broadway theatre|Broadway .cite web|url= http://www.celebuzz.com/2012-03-06/jonas-brothers-reunion-nick-joe-jonas-make-music-together-video/ |title=Jonas Brothers News - Jonas Brothers Reunion& #33; Nick & Joe Jonas Make Music Together (VIDEO) |publisher=Celebuzz |date= |accessdate=2012-03-27

It was aanounced on May 2nd, 2012 that the Jonas Brothers part ways with their record label Hollywood Records; they bought the rights of their music. http://nickjonline.com/2012/05/article-jonas-brothers-part-ways-with-disneys-hollywood-records-exclusive/ http://jonasworld.org/? p=30330

Acting career


2007: Early acting


The Jonas Brothers made their acting debut in season 2 of the popular Disney Channel Original Series , Hannah Montana , where they guest starred on the episode, " Me and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas ". Soon after, they collaborated with Miley Cyrus again on her 3D Concert Film, Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert , which takes place during the tour for which they were Cyrus' opening act. While on the Jonas Brothers Tours#Look Me in the Eyes Tour|Look Me in the Eyes Tour , the Jonas Brothers filmed a Disney Channel reality short series entitled, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream , that premiered on the Disney Channel on May 16, 2008. The show, which ran until September 5, 2008, documents their lives while on tour. It features clips of the band rehearsing, traveling, performing, studying, and their personal life with their family and friends. The Jonas Brothers also did a special, half-hour variety show on the Disney Channel special entitled, Studio DC: Almost Live , that features The Muppets and other Disney Channel stars. During this time, the Jonas Brothers also appeared on the Olympics based special miniseries, Disney Channel Games , for the third annual show.

2008�present: Camp Rock and J ONAS


The band made their film debut in the Disney Channel Original Movie called Camp Rock where they play a band called "Connect Three". Joe Jonas plays the lead male role and lead singer "Shane Gray"; Nick Jonas plays the role of "Nate" a guitarist; and Kevin Jonas plays the role of "Jason" who is also a guitarist. The film premiered on June 20 in the USA on Disney Channel, and Canada on Family (TV channel)|Family . It received mixed reviews.cite web|url= http://www.businessofcinema.com/news.php? newsid=8479 |title=Jonas Brothers sign first ever book deal with Disney Group |publisher=Business of Cinemacite web|url= http://community.tvguide.com/blog-entry/TVGuide-News-Blog/Todays-News/Jonas-Brothers-Book/800040845 |title=The Jonas Brothers to Rock Out Their First Book |publisher=TVGuide A Disney Digital 3-D production crew filmed the two shows in Anaheim, California on July 13 and July 14, 2008 which was released in theatres as a Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience|3D concert film on February 27, 2009.cite web|url= http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2008/08/01/jonas-brothers-3-d-concert-flick-gets-a-release-date |title=Jonas Brothers 3-D Concert Flick Gets A Release Date |publisher=MTV

In April 2009, the Jonas Brothers finished filming the first season of their Disney Channel Original Series titled Jonas L.A.|JONAS .cite web|url= http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm? fuseaction=blog.view& friendId=22191827& blogId=481949660 |title=Catching You Up |publisher=Jonas Brothers via Blogging |date=April 8, 2009 |accessdate=2009-05-26 The series was created by Michael Curtis (TV producer)|Michael Curtis (of Phil of the Future and Friends ) and Roger S.H. Schulman ( Shrek ) and directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik ''( National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation , The Bronx is Burning ). The show title was originally an acronym for "Junior Operative Networking as Spies".cite web|last=Sparks |first=Lily |url= http://www.tv.com/story/11536.html |title=Jonas Bros show gets major changes - News |publisher=TV.com |date=2008-08-06 |accessdate=2011-07-30 The original pilot was about a teenage rock band (Jonas Brothers) having double lives as government-hired spies. However, after the pilot was shot, the storyline changed and is now about a band of three brothers who have to cope with being rockstars while trying to live an ordinary life. The series premiered on May 2, 2009.cite web|url= http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment_tv_tvblog/2008/07/disney-channel.html |publisher=Orlando Sentinel |title=Disney Channel offers updates on "Hannah Montana", "Camp Rock", Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato, "High School Musical", Disney Channel Games

After the success of Camp Rock , a sequel is in development. The Jonas Brothers will return as the band, Connect Three, and their youngest brother, Frankie Jonas , is also expected to star. Disney has confirmed that they are currently writing the script,cite web|url= http://chattahbox.com/entertainment/2008/06/17/disney-already-planning-sequel-to-camp-rock/ |title=Disney Already Planning Sequel To Camp Rock & #124; ChattahBox News Blog |publisher=Chattahbox.com |date=2008-06-17 |accessdate=2011-07-30 and will start filming some time in late spring or summer 2009.cite news|url= http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3ib3b4f691bfdc20777e32639ff64db485 |title= Camp Rock sequel in the works |publisher=Hollywood Reporter | deadurl=yes Dead link|date=February 2012|bot=RjwilmsiBot The Jonas Brothers made their big screen feature debut as the voices of the Cherubs in 2009's Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian . They will next appear in Walter the Farting Dog ; an adaptation of the bestselling series Walter the Farting Dog|of the same name written by William Kotzwinkle and Glenn Murray. It will be a family film starring the four brothers.cite news|url= http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117994756.html? categoryid=13& cs=1 |title=Jonas Bros. whiff Fox's Farting Dog |publisher=Variety |accessdate=2008-10-28 | first=Michael | last=Fleming | date=October 27, 2008 On May 29, 2009, the Jonas Brothers were involved in a ABC television special called Un-broke: What You Need to Know About Money , where they talked about the importance of understanding the stock market .

Additionally, Disney Channel has renewed the trio's short-form reality series "Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream" for a second season. Filming already has finished, and premiered March 21, 2010 in America.

In 2011, the brothers appeared in the http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=ZAwqumoO0Ds Visit California promotional film aimed at boosting tourism from the UK.

On April 30, 2012, E! announced they had ordered a reality television series entitled Married to Jonas , which will primarily focus on Kevin Jonas ' marriage, however will also focus on the 2012 "comeback" of the Jonas Brothers. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/e-orders-jonas-brothers-docuseries-318004

Personal lives


The Jonases are known for their wholesome, "family-friendly", image,cite web|url= http://www.sacbee.com/121/story/1673013.html |title=They're family � and family-friendly |last=Moore |first=Roger |date=2009-03-06 |work=Orlando Sentinel |accessdate=2009-03-25 Dead link|date=September 2010|bot=H3llBot and the brothers are committed Evangelicalism|Evangelical Christians . Their father, Kevin, Sr., is a former Assemblies of God pastor , and they were homeschooled by their mother, Denise. In addition, to signify their vow to sexual abstinence|abstain from Fornication|premarital sex , on their left-hand ring finger they all wear purity ring s. Joe Jonas|Joe has said that the rings symbolize "a promise to ourselves and to God that we'll stay pure till marriage," and Nick Jonas|Nick had stated that the rings are "just one of our ways of kind of like being different than everybody else out there."cite web|url= http://www.usmagazine.com/celebritynews/news/jonas-brothers-we-are-all-virgins-2008222 |title=Jonas Brothers: We are all virgins |publisher=US Magazine |date=February 22, 2008 |accessdate=2010-09-23 They reportedly started wearing the rings when their parents asked them if they wanted to.cite web|author=Jac Chebatoris |url= http://www.newsweek.com/id/105564 |title=The Boy Band Next Door - The Daily Beast |publisher=Newsweek.com |date=2008-01-26 |accessdate=2011-07-30 They also reportedly abstain from alcohol, tobacco , and other drugs .cite news|url= http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSN0136625220080201 |title=Straight-laced Jonas Brothers defy rocker image |first=Sue |last=Zeidler |publisher=Reuters |date=February 1, 2008 |accessdate=2009-03-13

Russell Brand made fun of the purity rings during the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards .cite news|first=Jemima |last=Lewis |url= http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml? xml=/opinion/2008/09/14/do1407.xml|title=Jonas Brothers vs Russell Brand |work= The Daily Telegraph|The Telegraph |location=London |date=September 14, 2008 |accessdate=2008-11-25 Brand held up a silver ring, claiming to have relieved one of the brothers of his virginity, and said: "Well done the Jonas Brothers. Each wear a ring to say they are not going to have sex; I'd take them more seriously if they wore it around their genitals."cite news|url= http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/celebrity-news/273091/russell-brand-apologises-for-jonas-brothers-gag/1/ |title=Russell Brand apologises for Jonas Brothers gag |work= NOW magazine (UK)|Now |date=September 9, 2008 |accessdate=2008-11-25 Brand later faced criticism and apologized for his comments. He later confirmed his apology during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards . The Jonas Brothers were satirized for their views in a South Park television episode called The Ring (South Park)|The Ring .Cite news |last=Poniewozik |first=James |title=Is South Park the Most Moral Show on TV? |newspaper=Time |date=2009-03-12 |url= http://tunedin.blogs.time.com/2009/03/12/is-south-park-the-most-moral-show-on-tv/ |accessdate=2009-03-12 |postscript=Cite document |last=Fickett |first=Travis |title=South Park: "The Ring" Review � The Jonas Bros. come to Colorado, ruin Kenny's would-be sex life |publisher=IGN |date=2009-03-12 |url= http://tv.ign.com/articles/961/961804p1.html |accessdate=2009-03-12 |postscript=Cite news | last=Flanagan | first=Ben | title=Ben Around: "South Park: on a roll | date=2009-05-01 | work=The Tuscaloosa News |location= Tuscaloosa, Alabama|Tuscaloosa , Alabama | url = http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20090501/NEWS/904309962/1005? Title=BEN-AROUND-South-Park-on-a-roll |accessdate=2009-05-03 They were also mentioned in the song " On to the Next One " by Jay-Z .cite web|url= http://www.metrolyrics.com/on-to-the-next-one-lyrics-jayz.html |title=Jay-Z � On To The Next One Lyrics |publisher=Metrolyrics.com |date= |accessdate=2010-02-24

The Jonas Brothers are of Italians|Italian (from a maternal great-grandfather), Germans|German , Cherokee , Irish people|Irish , English, and French-Canadian descent.cite web|author=19 mei 2009 |url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=qM6JXZCm_yU |title=The JONAS Brothers talk purity rings & their Irish roots |publisher=YouTube |date= |accessdate=2010-02-24cite web|author=11 juni 2009 |url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=Lgjyo8J-IF8 |title=Jonas Brothers Irish |publisher=YouTube |date=2009-06-04 |accessdate=2010-02-24

Philanthropy


The Jonas Brothers earned an estimated $12 million in 2007, and have donated 10% of their earnings to their charity, Change for the Children Foundation .cite news|url= http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/2008/04/29/2008-04-29_some_teen_stars_are_still_wellscrubbed_o.html |title=Some teen stars are still well-scrubbed, others have gone wild |publisher=NY Daily News | location=New York | date=April 29, 2008cite web|url= http://changeforthechildren.org/dvision.php |title=D-Vision |publisher=Change For The Children |accessdate=2008-09-02| archiveurl = http://www.changeforthechildren.org/dvision.php| archivedate = August 22, 2008 Change for the Children Foundation is a foundation started by the Jonas Brothers, where contributors donate to charities and places such as "Nothing But Nets", "American Diabetes Foundation", "St. Jude Children's Research Hospital", "Children's Hospital Los Angeles", and "Summer Stars: Camp for the Performing Arts". The band stated that:


We started The Change for the Children Foundation to support programs that motivate and inspire children to face adversity with confidence, determination and a will to succeed. And we think the best people to help children are their peers � kids helping other kids who are a little less fortunate.


Since August 6, 2008, Bayer Diabetes Care has partnered with Nick Jonas as a diabetes ambassador to promote the idea for young people to manage their diabetes, as Nick was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 13.cite web|url= http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1512871/bayer_diabetes_care_partners_with_nick_jonas_to_encourage_young/ |title=Bayer diabetes care partners with Nick Jonas to encourage young people to proactively manage their diabetes |publisher= |date= |accessdate=2010-04-08 Nick testified in the U.S. Senate to promote more research funding for diabetes .cite web|url= http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2009/06/24/nick_jonas_meets_barack_obama_lobbies_fo_1 |title=Nick Jonas Meets Barack Obama, Lobbies For Diabetes Funding |publisher=Star Pulse |date=June 24, 2009 |accessdate=2009-06-24

The Jonas Brothers have been strong supporters of http://www.Dosomething.org Dosomething.org. In 2007, the brothers filmed a public service announcement raising awareness about teenage homelessness and encouraging teens to begin "jeans drives" in their communities to donate to the homeless.cite web|title=DoSomething.Org Jonas Brothers|url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=mTbJJdhEPrs|publisher=Youtube In 2010, Nick further volunteered his efforts for Do Something by offering his time as a prize to teens who donated jeans to Do Something and Aeropostale's "Teens for Jeans" campaign.cite web|title=Donate Your Jeans and Win a Chance to Meet Nick Jonas!|url= http://www.j-14.com/2010/01/donate-your-jeans-and-win-a-chance-to-meet-nick-jonas.html Further, Nick filmed another PSA, this one in support of Do Something's "Battle of the Bands" campaign, for the advancement of music education in schools.cite web|title=Battle of the Bands PSA - Nick Jonas|url= http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=Aqh5Q4KgjmQ& feature=related|publisher=Youtube

Members


;Current members
  • Joe Jonas � main vocals, percussion, guitar

  • Kevin Jonas � rhythm guitar , lead guitar , backing vocals

  • Nick Jonas � lead vocals, rhythm guitar , piano, drums, percussion,


  • ;Live members
  • John Lloyd Taylor|John Taylor � lead guitar

  • Greg Garbowsky � bass guitar

  • Jack Lawless � drums, percussion

  • Ryan Liestman � keyboards


  • ;Former live members
  • Alexander Noyes � drums


  • Discography


    Main|Jonas Brothers discography
  • 2006: '' It's About Time (Jonas Brothers album)|It's About Time

  • 2007: Jonas Brothers (album)|Jonas Brothers

  • 2008: A Little Bit Longer

  • 2009: Lines, Vines and Trying Times


  • Filmography


    Year
    2007 Hannah Montana Himself Himself Himself Episode: Me and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas
    2008 Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream Himself Himself Himself Main role
    Camp Rock Shane Gray Nate Jason Disney Channel Original Movie
    2009 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience Himself Himself Himself Main role
    Jonas L.A. Joe Lucas Nick Lucas Kevin Lucas Main role
    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Cherub Cherub Cherub Voice role, singing role, 20th Century Fox
    2010 Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam Shane Gray Nate Jason Disney Channel Original Movie , Shane revealed that Nate and Jason are his brothers
    Minute to Win It Did not appear Himself Himself May 12, 2010 episode; Kevin won $250,000 for his charity
    I Get That a Lot Did not appear Himself Did not appear Appeared on the third episode, which first aired on May 19


    Publications


  • Burning Up: On Tour with the Jonas Brothers (November 18, 2008)

  • * A behind the scenes book, documenting the '' Jonas Brothers tours#Burnin' Up Tour|Burnin' Up Tour .


  • Awards and nominations


    Main|List of awards and nominations received by the Jonas Brothers

    References


    Reflist|colwidth=30em

    External links


  • official website| http://www.jonasbrothers.com/


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