Jonas Brothers To Release New Album in June
variety.com: Coming 10 years almost to the week after their previous studio album, the Jonas Brothers’ “Happiness Begins” has been set for a June 7 release.
A date for their full-length comeback has been eagerly anticipated by fans ever since the near-surprise March 1 release of “Sucker,” a single that has just reached No. 1 on the Mediabase Top 40 radio airplay chart. It’s their first No. 1 in the format, all their previous singles in their salad days in the 2000s having fallen shy of that mark.
That still leaves fans waiting for a release date for the Amazon-produced documentary about the brother trio that led to the group recording together again.
The Jonas Brothers have two high-profile TV gigs scheduled in the lead-up to the album release, with a May 11 “Saturday Night Live” appearance preceded by a number on “The Billboard Music Awards” May 1.
“Creatively, they’ve evolved, as any artists would after a decade,” Republic’s EVP of A&R, Wendy Goldstein, told Variety about the album in a previous interview. “I don’t think it’s tied to any era in particular. They were adamant about making an honest, real and somewhat raw comeback. They draw on their history together, but it’s an exciting new chapter. … There are some really powerful bangers ready to go.” Added manager Phil McIntyre, “I would say that you will be able to see and hear the influences of what Joe did in his solo career and what Nick did in his solo career come together in a very natural way.”