Nick Jonas: 'I Prefer To Keep People Happy With My Music'

Nick Jonas graces the cover of the spring 2010 issue of VMAN magazine Nick Jonas graces the cover of the spring 2010 issue of VMAN magazine

Nick Jonas may be growing as an artist with his solo debut, “Who I Am,” but the Jonas Brother doesn’t want to make his screaming fans cry.

“I just prefer to make people happy with my music. I prefer to see a smile on someone’s face after I sing a song,” he told the spring 2010 issue of VMAN magazine.

But the JoBro admitted that his solo effort, recorded with his new band, The Administration, was less light-hearted than his earlier material.

“There are songs that aren’t necessarily happy songs,” he explained. “They more make you think. That’s intriguing to me, just as a beautiful but sad movie might be

“With the record, with the art, I do want to express myself fully; express the thoughts and stories and ideas that I have,” he continued. “And I think on this record I did the best job I could with that.”

Indeed, Nick’s own musical development seems to follow that of his influences.

“My real musical discovery started when I was 10 with Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5, and acts that I connected with because they were young when they were doing it, like me,” the teen singer said. “Then I kind of came into my own a couple of years later, I found new artists that shaped my musical landscape. For instance, Kings of Leon played a big part in that.”

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