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30 Not-So-Known Facts About The Jonas Brothers You Might Have Missed

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The Jonas Brothers - Nick Jonas, Kevin Jonas and Joe Jonas, have been rocking the music industry since the mid- 2000s. Even though, as a band, they were in a hiatus for six years, their fan following was only building up due to their solo careers. In fact, with the entry of their wives – Jonas Sisters, the siblings have reached a humongous worldwide following. Here are some interesting facts about the brothers as a band that will make you love them more:

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  1.  The official music video for “Sucker” featured the Jonas Sisters – the wives of the three Jonas brothers – Danielle Jonas (Kevin’s wife), Priyanka Chopra (Nick’s wife), and Sophie Turner (Joe’s wife).
  2.  The "Sucker," which is the group’s first single in six years, became the Jonas Brothers' first number-one song and the first number one by a boy band on the chart since 2003's "Bump, Bump, Bump" by B2K featuring P. Diddy.
  3.  With this single, the Jonas Brothers became the second group in a lead role in history to have a song debuted at #1 after "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" from Aerosmith’s “Armageddon.” The brothers are the first group in this century to achieve this feat.
  4.  The Jonas Brothers started “The Change for the Children Foundation” in an effort to support programs that aim to inspire children to face adversity with confidence and determination.
  5.  The brothers have been donating 10 percent of the earnings of the band, to their foundation, to help other charities such as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
  6.  The band released a documentary titled “Chasing Happiness,” on June 7, 2019, on Amazon Prime Video, which gave a glimpse into their preparation for their first album in six years.
  7.  The Jonas Brothers made an appearance as cameo in “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” as cherubs. The brother together sang a snippet of the song, before singing a cover of Celine Dion's “My Heart Will Go On” from “Titanic.”
  8.  The first ever song Joe, Kevin and Nick recorded was “Please Be Mine,” in the year 2005. The Columbia Records president Steve Greenberg decided to sign the brothers as band, after listening to the song.
  9.  Before finalizing on the name “Jonas Brothers,” the group considered several names including "The Jonas Trio", "The Sons of Jonas", "Jonas Jonas Jonas" and "Run Jonas Run" which were all suggested by Columbia Records.
  10.  In the year 2006, the band acquired the permission of the Busted band to make a cover of their song “Year 3000.” However, with their fan base being mainly pre-teen, the brothers simplified the lyrics to a great extent.
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  12.  This was the only single that Hollywood Records received distribution rights from Columbia. The single was also re-released on their second album “Jonas Brothers.”
  13.  Following their cover, The Simpsons contacted Busted, and had the original song featured on the episode “Mathlete’s Feat.”
  14.  James Bourne of the Busted band, although he did not like the way the lyrics was changed, claimed that only because the Jonas Brothers covered the song, that their song was featured on The Simpsons.
  15.  In 2019 at the Capital’s Summertime Ball 2019, Busted and Jonas Brothers performed the song “Year 3000” together, live during the show.
  16.  The brothers, as a band and as solo artists, have made several appearances at We Day, an event that encourages young people to do local and global acts of charity.
  17.  During their 2019 Toronto show, the Jonas Brothers took to their Twitter to announce that a portion of every ticket purchased would be donated to WE, in an effort to help young girls in Kenya with secondary school scholarships.
  18.  The second official single “Hold On” from their second self-titled album “Jonas Brothers” was featured in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board.” The music video of this single has been used in promoting the movie as well.
  19.  Their show “Jonas” turned into more or less a drama show, instead of a comedy-family show, during their second season, which led to lack of interest among audience, resulting in early ended of the series.
  20.  The single “Live to Party,” which was one of the extra tracks of their third album “A Little Bit Longer,” was later used as the theme song for their TV show “Jonas.”
  21.  American rock band, Portugal. The Man accused the Jonas Brothers of plagiarism stating that their song “Sucker” has lyrics more similar to their 2017 single "Feel It Still."
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  23.  The song “Lovebug” was actually written in just about 15 or 20 minutes, during the “Best of Both Worlds Tour” with Miley Cyrus. The brothers got together in the hotel room that night, and completed the song.
  24.  In their documentary “Chasing Happiness,” it has been revealed that the single “Lovebug” was written by Nick Jonas, about his first love Miley Cyrus.
  25.  The song premiered at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards when the Jonas Brothers performed it at the back lot of Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California.
  26.  An exclusive look into the making of the song’s music video was presented during the episodes of “Hannah Montana” and “Wizards of Waverly Place.”
  27.  The band has been strong supporters of the Do Something organization. They filmed a public service announcement in 2007, in an effort to raise awareness about teenage homelessness.
  28.  The Jonas Brothers were honored with the 2010 'Do Something' Award in the Music category for their outstanding contributions to various social causes.
  29.  The single “Time for Me to Fly” from their debut studio album “It’s About Time,” was featured in the 2006 movie “Aquamarine,” based on the 2001 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman.
  30.  The single “Kids of the Future,” was actually launched as a single for the soundtrack to the 2007 animated motion picture “Meet the Robinsons.”
  31.  On June 9, 2009, Jonas Brothers performed the songs of the album “Lines, Vines and Trying Times,” for a Wal-Mart Soundtrack concert. The brothers also performed on Good Morning America as part of GMA's Summer Concert Series on June 12, 2009.
  32.  Jonas Brothers announced a residency show in Las Vegas, titled “Jonas Brothers in Vegas” at the Park Theater at Park MGM, scheduled to begin on April 1, 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the show was ultimately cancelled.
  33.  Jonas Brothers Net Worth: $150 Million

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