Nick Jonas Ditching Those Other Brothers...for Now

Label and the Jonas brother himself confirm he's working on a solo side project—but the guys are "NOT BREAKING UP"

By Natalie Finn, Jennifer Cady Oct 28, 2009 2:45 AMTags
Nick JonasAP Photo/Evan Agostini

It was only a matter of time until one of the Jonas Brothers decided he's the Beyoncé of the group, and we're glad it's Nick Jonas.

The young one confirmed today that about six months ago he started working on a side project in Nashville with four musicians not named Jonas.

Hence, the debut album from Nick Jonas & the Administration is due out sometime next year.

(Sounds like Nick is taking his nickname "Mr. President" a little too seriously, but when you're a little millionaire at the age of 17, you can do whatever you want.)

The admission from Nick puts to rest the speculation that the teen was branching out on his own and comes hours after Mama Jonas spilled the beans.

Earlier today, Parade magazine released quotes from its Sunday issue in which Denise Jonas says, "Nick is working on a solo act—it's called Nick Jonas and The Administration. Shhh! He's at the photo shoot for the album cover right now."

Of course, the question remained, would this mean the end of the JoBros?

Hardly, according to the heartthrobby trio.

Ticking off their points of discussion one by one, Joe, Nick and Kevin (or whoever does their blogging) wrote on their website today that "The Jonas Brothers are NOT breaking up!" as well as "We are ALL excited about this project AND what we are doing TOGETHER!" and "We plan to make music together for as long as we can."

"A three chord strand is not easily broken," read another message from Joe and Kevin. "And one thing's for sure…this three chord strand is stronger now than it's ever been."

They're also planning another world tour for next summer, which is a relief, but still...

"This project would only expand the Jonas brand," a source reassured E! News. But strengthen the brand like how Justin Timberlake breaking out on his own helped 'N Sync?

 "The music is amazing and really shows off Nick's vocal range," the source added.

In the meantime, this will give Kevin plenty of time to get married and Joe can, uh, what's he got going on? Oh, right! He's maybe romancing Demi Lovato. See, everyone wins!


He's growing up before our eyes, but Nick Jonas is still technically Underage in Hollywood.