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One of the most popular teenaged groups of the 2000s, the Jonas Brothers crafted hook-filled power pop anthems in the vein of McFly, Hanson, and the Modern Lovers. The young New Jersey natives (while readying their 2006 debut, brothers Joe, Kevin, and Nick Jonas topped out at 16, 17, and 13, respectively) were reared in the city of Wyckoff under the tutelage of musical parents. Nick showed a particular flair for singing; by the age of six, he'd already begun a modest career as a Broadway performer. The young vocalist also took an interest in songwriting, even co-writing a Christmas tune in 2002 alongside his father. Several years later, his soulful voice had wowed enough executives at Daylight/Columbia Records to warrant a solo album, and Nick began writing original material with help from his two brothers. The siblings' songs impressed the president of Columbia, who ultimately signed the trio in 2005. The Jonas Brothers' full-length debut, It's About Time, was released in August 2006. Featuring the songwriting talents of Desmond Child and Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger, the album peaked at number 91 on the Billboard charts and earned the siblings a modest audience, particularly among fans of Radio Disney. Nevertheless, the Jonas Brothers were dropped from Columbia's roster in early 2007. They bounced back by signing with Hollywood Records, a Disney-owned label that helped the group exponentially expand its fan base. An eponymous sophomore album, Jonas Brothers, arrived in August 2007, supported by a number of Jonas Brothers appearances on the Disney Channel's various programs. The band also toured in support of the record, selling out shows coast to coast -- including a stop at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles that was the fastest sold-out show in the venue's history. The reality television show Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream documented the band's life on the road, and the band's TV presence was furthered along by Camp Rock, a 2008 Disney Channel television movie that featured the brothers and up-and-coming star Demi Lovato. The movie was watched by nearly nine million viewers and launched the Jonas Brothers' next single, "Burnin' Up," which helped whet demand for the release of A Little Bit Longer later that year. In 2009, the trio released Music from the 3D Concert Experience, along with a live concert film of the same name. Later that year, they released their fourth studio album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times. Early in 2010, the Nick Jonas side project Nick Jonas & the Administration released Who I Am, an album that built on the R&B-oriented Lines, Vines. During the summer of 2010, the Jonas Brothers' next Disney series, Jonas L.A., was launched with an accompanying soundtrack, and the group also appeared in the channel's made-for-TV movie Camp Rock 2, a sequel to the 2008 film that also had its own soundtrack. The band spent the ensuing two years on hiatus, with each of the members pursuing solo projects, but in early 2012 they released a video on Twitter that suggested a new album was in the works. They staged a reunion concert in October of that year at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and debuted a handful of new tracks. A world tour was announced shortly thereafter, but was canceled, along with their recently revealed fifth studio album V, just days before its October 2013 start date due to a "deep rift within the band" concerning their creative direction. Shortly after, the Jonas Brothers announced online that they had officially broken up. Four of the tracks the trio recorded for the proposed fifth album ended up on a 2013 farewell EP, LiVe. ~ James Christopher Monger
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    Popularity
  2.   Burnin' Up
  3.   Paranoid
  4.   Pom Poms
  5.   When You Look Me in the Eyes
  6.   First Time
  7.   S.O.S.
  8.   Year 3000
  9.   Keep It Real
  10.   L.A. Baby (Where Dreams Are Made of)
  11.   Hold On
  12.   Your Biggest Fan
  13.   Hey You
  14.   That's Just the Way We Roll
  15.   Pushin' Me Away
  16.   Kids of the Future
  17.   I Am What I Am
  18.   Set This Party Off
  19.   Turn Right
  20.   Black Keys
  21.   Much Better
  22.   World War III
  23.   Live to Party
  24.   Tonight
  25.   BB Good
  26.   Kids of the Future
  27.   Girl of My Dreams
  28.   Australia
  29.   Still in Love With You
  30.   Hello Beautiful
  31.   Goodnight and Goodbye
  32.   6 Minutes
  33.   Summer Rain
  34.   Make It Right
  35.   Chillin' in the Summertime
  36.   What Did I Do to Your Heart
  37.   Poison Ivy
  38.   Fly With Me
  39.   Should've Said No
  40.   Love Is on Its Way
  41.   Video Girl
  42.   Hollywood
  43.   Just Friends
  44.   Mandy
  45.   I Skovens Mørke Stille Ro
  46.   En Gammel Nat i en Ny By
  47.   Sort Sol Sang
  48.   Parringsdans
  49.   Skæbnen og Dens Ironi
  50.   Kærlighed Som Krig
  51.   Tanketorsk
  52.   Ikke Desto Mindre Eller Mere
  53.   Fall
  54.   Bounce
  55.   Don't Charge Me for the Crime by Common
  56.   Before the Storm by Miley Cyrus
  57.   Hey Baby
  58.   This Is Me
  59.   Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)
  60.   Inseparable
  61.   Please Be Mine
  62.   7:05
  63.   You Just Don't Know It
  64.   Time for Me to Fly
  65.   Stilhed Uden Storm
  66.   Den Mørkeste Vals
  67.   Things Will Never Be the Same
  68.   Drive
  69.   Critical
  70.   I'm Gonna Getcha Good
  71.   Games
  72.   What I Go to School For
  73.   One Day at a Time
  74.   Underdog
  75.   Don't Speak
  76.   Invisible
  77.   Små Katastrofer og Mindre Mirakler
  78.   Feelin' Alive

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