Jonas Brothers Break Up

Band calls it quits three weeks after canceling tour

Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers.
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Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers.
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The Jonas Brothers have officially called it quits, Us Weekly reports. Three weeks ago, the trio called off a tour just two days before it was set to kick off, with their spokesperson citing a "deep rift in the band," adding, "There was a big disagreement over their music direction." The Jonas Brothers' official Twitter account was deleted soon after. The band's decision was reportedly unanimous

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The Jonas Brothers rocketed to teen pop stardom in the late-2000s after inking a deal with Disney's Hollywood Records. In 2008, their record A Little Bit Logner went to Number One on the Billboard 200 and their 2009 follow-up also Lines, Vines and Trying Times also topped the charts. Both years, the Jonas Brothers graced the cover of Rolling Stone, their first appearance partly the result of a grassroots campaign by a few Missouri super fans who not only penned letters of petition, but also starred in a YouTube dance-off titled "Official Let's Get JB On Cover of Rolling Stone."

But Lines, Vines and Trying Times would be the bands last official studio effort (though they did release two soundtracks for Jonas L.A. and Camp Rock 2), and they announced a hiatus after wrapping up a world tour in 2010 so that each brother could pursue his own musical projects. The band reunited in 2012 for a one-off show at Radio City Music Hall, and the band released two singles ("Pom Poms" and "First Time") for a potential fifth studio LP. There's no word yet on when, or whether, that album might see release.