Nicholas Jerry Jonas born September 16,  is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in which caught the attention of Columbia Records where Jonas formed a band with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin , known as the Jonas Brothers. The group released their debut studio album It's About Time through the Columbia label in After leaving Columbia Records and signing with Hollywood Records , the group released their self-titled second studio album in , which became their breakthrough record. The band became prominent figures on the Disney Channel during this time, gaining a large following through the network and they appeared in the widely successful musical television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam as well as two of their own series, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream — and Jonas — The band's third studio album, A Little Bit Longer , saw continued commercial success for the group; the album's lead single " Burnin' Up " hit the top five on the Billboard Hot chart. Following the release of their fourth studio album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times , the Jonas Brothers confirmed a hiatus. Afterward, Jonas shifted his focus to acting and had a recurring role on the television series Smash.
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Ten years ago, the Jonas Brothers were the biggest band in the world, with a No. When the Jonas Brothers first got big, guitarist Kevin was cursed with the Isaac Hanson role: aloof and quiet, not as cute as the youngest brother and not as hot as the middle one. After Nick broke up the band in , Kevin retreated back to New Jersey and raised his two girls, Valentina and Alena, with his non-celebrity wife, Danielle, who was a New Jersey hairdresser when she met Kevin in For six years, while his brothers embarked on solo careers, Kevin quietly crafted an enviable life. He built a few houses as a contractor, honed his dad skills and seriously bulked up look at those arms! Tonight was very fun. Penn State thank you. Literally, a dream. Luckily, he started out strong and snagged an E! For two seasons, Kevin and Danielle epitomized mundane life in suburban New Jersey.
The performance took place three months after the reunited trio opened their first headlining tour in nearly a decade at a sold-out AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, where the brothers first witnessed the passionate response that would foreshadow the rest of their concerts in Taking its name from the album that debuted at No. New music was the draw for many in the crowd, including No. Everyone knew the words and felt compelled to join in on the fun. And it was fun. Why this passionate, multigenerational reaction to the Jonas Brothers? What void did their return fill in popular music?
Since splitting from the Jonas Brothers and embarking on his solo career as a solo pop star and actor, the youngest of the trio has had no fears in baring it all. Last year, Billboard compiled the five best shirtless moments for the star. With another year under his belt when he's wearing one at all , his latest album Last Year Was Complicated and plenty of opportunities to strip down for his countless on-camera roles, it's time for Billboard readers to vote on their favorite stripped-down Nick Jonas moment. A few clips reveal Jonas shirtless.