Nick Jonas read aloud practice exercise 30
Look at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and as clearly as possible. You have 40 seconds to read aloud.
Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002. He released his eponymous debut album in 2004 to little success, through it did catch the attention of Columbia Records. Jonas opted to form a band with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin, known as the Jonas Brothers.
The band’s third studio album, A Little Bit Longer saw continued commercial success for the group, the album’s lead single “Burnin Up” hit the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Their fourth studio album, while still successful on the Billboard 200 chart, saw a decline in record sales. After the Jonas Brothers confirmed a hiatus, Nick formed a new band known as Nick Jonas & the Administration, who released the album Who I Am in 2010 to moderate commercial success.
After the group’s disbandment, Jonas returned to his solo career and began work on his second studio album, singing with Island Records and releasing Nick Jonas through the label in 2014. The album entered the top ten of the Billboard 200, while both of the album’s singles entered the top twenty of the Billboard Hot 100.
Jonas and his brothers performed during the event. The band released First Time as the second single from their forthcoming album. The band cancelled their highly anticipated tour in October only days before it was set to begin, citing a “deep rift within the band ” over creative differences, leading to speculation that the band would be parting ways.
Jonas made his return to music with the release of Chains, the lead single to his second studio album. The single failed to achieve success after its release. Jealous was later released as the album’s second single, going on to become Jonas’ first top ten hit as a solo artist on the Billboard Hot 100.