JoJo Levesque Atlantic Records Deal

jojo-atlanticJoJo Levesque has signed a deal with Atlantic Records, reports Pop & Hiss. Her fans strongly lobbied for her release, even launching a #FreeJoJo campaign on Twitter; last summer, the battle with Blackground went public after the singer filed a suit to be released from the label and its imprint Da Family Records.

In the suit, filed in New York State Supreme Court in July and obtained by The Times, the singer claimed that the labels had essentially been holding her hostage for the better part of seven years.

Among her complaints in the suit was that Blackground and Da Family failed to release her third album despite delivery and acceptance of recordings and that the labels neglected to pay producers and ‘other vendors’ she collaborated with.

More important, she argued that because her deal with the labels was signed when she was a minor, laws in both New York and California stipulated that she could not be bound to the contract after a period of seven years.

Finally free of label strife, the 23-year-old is on track to issue her long-gestating third album. She signed the new deal with Atlantic in December. JoJo is set to make her film return in ‘G.B.F.,’ which arrives in theaters on Friday.

  • lolumadhuh


  • cerenagee

    I absolutely love Jojo. Can’t wait to hear her new album

  • Dara

    Wow. I haven’t seen her in anything in a while. I’m glad she’s trying to make a comeback. I loved her!

  • Cici


  • NOTAmandaBynes?

    About time. I don’t know how many times she changed the title of her third album and did new material for it.
    So excited for her, she’s going to slay.

  • in jesus name i pray amen

    But can we be real for a second… do we seriously think she is going to be able to hit the top charts again? I feel like it’s been too long for her to get back into the game…

    I do love her music tho, I just dunno if she will be able to compete. Poor bb, she deff is talented — no question about that.

    • laura

      Maybe if she makes a great come back :)
      This might get boring, but like I’ve said many times, in my country we have Stromae (sorry haha) and he was ‘gone’ for two years but he made the most amazing comeback ever.
      He wrote a song called Formidable and he pretended to be drunk and sang it in Antwerp. They filmed it with hidden camera’s and made it look like just a random person filmed it and then they put it on the internet. You don’t even wanna know how many views that video got.
      You should really check it out, I bet you’ll love it :)

      • in jesus name i pray amen

        wait HOW FUNNY… my mom & I are actually obsessed with Stromae. I’m not french, not even a little bit — nor do I even understand it (except for some words similar to spanish). BUT LIKE WOW.

        but yeah.. hopefully! I think she just needs a really good team behind her, maybe Atlantic records can do this for her.

        • laura

          Really?? That is amazing and so crazy at the same time haha
          I hope so, she’s an amazing artist and she deserves it :)

    • IGround

      It’s been a long time… but she has had a strong fanbase throughout the years. She did shows without releasing music and people went. It has been almost 8 years since she released an album… and people still care. I think she has STRONG chances of making a huge comeback. And of course, being signed to such a good label is gonna be amazing for her. FINALLY she’s getting what she deserves.

  • Zaina777

    Jojo! Gurl where have you been? I miss those meaningful songs that she had. I love this woman! :)

  • Shailene Woodley


    • Shailene Woodley


    • Shailene Woodley


  • Emmy

    FINALLY. I’ve always been a huge fan. The High Road was a fantastic album, I hope she comes back big.

  • Rosemary

    I’m so happy for her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • thesestrangelittlethings

    This is so exciting, agh.

  • Your Mom’s Chest Hair

    I can’t begin to describe the happiness and excitement I felt when I first found out she was released! JoJo has unmeasurable amount of talent and her angelic voice has been kept from us for so long it breaks my heart. Raw talent like hers is so rare nowadays that knowing we will soon be able to pick up JoJo’s long-awaited third album puts the biggest smile on my face. This young woman deserves so much and I just know she will achieve incredible success, just as long as the team behind her is as strong as her faith. Please, JoJo, get back in the game and show these so-called singers how it’s really done. The Grammy’s are waiting for you, girl!

  • Queen Amanda Bynes

    I love her and cant wait, she is SOOO talented

  • boystan


  • boystan


  • Marina And My Diamonds


  • alba

    I’m so excited. I’m still on her last mixtape “Agape” and the single demonstrate and andre are my JAMS!!!! Hoping she does some more R&B!

  • alba

    one other thing. Jojo may not be as “POP” as some people would like her to be but she will DEFINITELY be supported by those who listen to pop R&B, alternative R&B and traditional R&B.

  • lockedinacar

    She released two mix tapes since her last album “Can’t Take That Away From Me” and “Agape” not to mention releasing several singles so her true fans that’s been supporting her this whole time knows she still has it.