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Kamaljit Singh Jhooti Full name Joseph Adam Jonas
North London Location of upbringing Walt Disney World
Down and Hit the Lights, both featuring Lil Wayne; Do You Remember, featuring Sean Paul and Lil Jon Biggest hits Burnin' Up, Lovebug, SOS, Tonight, all with the Jonas Brothers
Oh, in that case, none No, we mean, biggest solo hits Ditto
Freeze Time, due later this year. "America, I guess, got to know me for my songs like Down, Do You Remember. Very up-tempo, uplifting positive songs. We've got that. We've got the pop element in there, but there is also the heavy R&B backbone, which is really my roots." Upcoming album Fast Life, due Oct. 11. "I've been going with a bit more urban, hip-hop and dance, and some stuff that I've never really done with my brothers."
First Anglo-Asian to have a Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 single Amazing accomplishment Dated Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Ashley Greene, Camilla Belle, Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss
She's a huge fan. She sang a snippet of Down on the red carpet of the 2010 Grammys. They've talked about collaborating. Relationship to Taylor Swift Allegedly broke her heart in a 27-second phone call; inspired Swift's breakup song Forever and Always.
"If you're going to write a club track and it's a dance track, I don't try to get too heavy on the lyrics. When you're in a club you want to dance. You want to enjoy yourself. You're not trying to listen to something super profound in a club." Approach to songwriting Says writing solo is "a challenge. … You put yourself in a vulnerable place and put yourself all out there to be able to write these songs that people are going to read into and kind of wonder who or what it's about."
Before becoming a musician, spent two years in medical school Fun fact Claimed to have once chugged $1.25 in a quarter-eating contest with brother Nick
"My own cousin was dying. I mean, she doesn't care that her own cousin is a pop star, but the fact that I was on with Joe Jonas? She couldn't breathe." On each other "I'm a little jealous that he's a part of Cash Money, because that's pretty awesome."

Jay Sean and Joe Jonas

The singers perform with JoJo at 8 p.m. Saturday at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $38-$48. (727) 791-7400.

Jay 09/29/11 [Last modified: Thursday, September 29, 2011 1:46pm]

    

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