NICK JONAS (Link Larkin) has been an artist and performer since his childhood in New Jersey. Encouraged and supported by his parents and brothers, Nick landed roles in Broadway musicals such as Les Misérables, Beauty and the Beast, Annie Get Your Gun, and A Christmas Carol. But even before Broadway, music was Nick’s passion.
After a song written by Nick and his father found its way to Columbia Records, Nick was signed as a solo artist. His brothers Kevin and Joe were brought on board and the Jonas Brothers story began. Though the project never took off and they were dropped from Columbia, the industry had noticed and the Jonas Brothers were signed by Hollywood Records. In August 2007, the band released their self-titled debut album, which was soon certified platinum.
In 2008, the Jonas Brothers launched two sold-out tours and released their second album, A Little Bit Longer, becoming the first artist ever to have three albums on the Billboard Top 10 at once (Jonas Brothers, A Little Bit Longer, and the Camp Rock soundtrack) and receiving a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist.
In 2009, they released Lines, Vines and Trying Times, which became their second No. 1 album in one year. They also released the film Jonas Brothers: 3-D Concert Experience.
Never one to slow down, Nick launched a solo effort: Nick Jonas and the Administration. The result was the album Who I Am, which saw Nick emerge as an even better performer, musician, and songwriter.
Nick launched his professional career as the charismatic street child Gavroche in the Broadway cast of the smash musical Les Misérables. He returned to his roots on the live stage as he took on the role as the student revolutionary, Marius Pontmercy, for the O2’s revival production of Les Misérables in London.