The Details December Power Issue recognizes Nick Jonas as one of the Top 40 Most Influential Men Under 40. #37 is HILARIOUS. The excerpt about Nick:
While the sibling trio of the Jonas Brothers may be on a serious roll, it’s Nick who will be standing long after the purity rings have been chucked.
Nick Jonas is learning the Timberlake Corollary: The squealing tween throngs may claim to love every boy-bander equally, but when the bandmates go their solo ways there’s room for only one in the fans’ hearts.
So while the chaste sibling trio from Wyckoff, New Jersey, may be on
serious roll, their third album, A Little Bit Longer, sold 525,000
copies its first week [outdone in 2008 only by Coldplay and Weezy],
their multi-million-dollar Live Nation deal will keep them ducking
Underoos in hockey arenas through the end of 2009..
..and their flick Camp
Rock gave the Disney Channel hope for a High School Musical-esque
franchise, it’s Nick who will be standing long after the purity rings
have been chucked. It’s no secret that Columbia originally signed Nick
on his own, and the brothers-cum-backup band were added later.
Just ask Disney’s robot overlords, who saw fit to link, in a sexually
nonthreatening way, of course, the youngest Jonas with the House of
Mouse’s prize stablemates Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez. Or ask Elvis
Costello, who called Nick ‘thoughtful and curious’ in the introduction
to a lengthy interview his acolyte conducted with him. If you were
hoping that Nick Jonas would take a seat next to Hanson in child-star
oblivion, we’ve got bad news: You’ll be
buying your kids his merch for