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JoJo (singer)

Joanna Noëlle Blagden "JoJo" Levesque (born December 20, 1990) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Raised in Foxborough, Massachusetts, she performed in various singing competitions as a child, and after competing on the television show America's Most Talented Kids in 2003, she was noticed by record producer Vincent Herbert who asked her to audition for Blackground Records. JoJo released her eponymous titled debut album in June 2004. " Leave (Get Out)", her debut single, reached number one on the Billboard Pop songs chart, which made her the youngest solo artist to have a number-one single in the United States, at thirteen years old. The song peaked at 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold by the RIAA. The album has since sold over four million copies worldwide to date.

JoJo's second album, The High Road, was released in October 2006. The album's lead single, " Too Little Too Late", was released in August 2006 and reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100. The single was certified platinum by the RIAA in March 2007 and became her first platinum-selling single. The album has since sold over three million copies worldwide. She has also released two mixtapes independently, Can't Take That Away from Me in 2010 and Agápē in December 2012, as well as two EPs, LoveJo (2014) and LoveJo2 (2015) following her signing with Atlantic Records in 2014. On August 21, 2015, JoJo launched her official return with her triple single extended play III. As of November 2013, she has sold more than 7 million albums worldwide and has sold over 2.1 million albums and 4 million digital downloads in the United States alone.

In addition to her music career, JoJo also launched a career in acting. She made guest appearances on several television series, beginning with the 2002 American sitcom The Bernie Mac Show, and later in American Dreams in 2004 and Romeo! in 2006. That same year, JoJo made her feature film debut in two major Hollywood films Aquamarine, and RV. She starred in the Lifetime Television film True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet in 2008.


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Jojo (disambiguation)

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Jojó (footballer, born 1970)

Jorge Miguel Moreira Larrouy Fernandes (born 6 September 1970), commonly known as Jojó, is a Mozambican retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

JOJO (Turkish children's channel)

JOJO, Turkish children's channel owned by Çukurova Media Group. It was launched on 8 February 2005 and available via the Digiturk platform. Jojobil, Jojomix competitions such as Rally and egg; Strawberry Girl, Cédric, Looney Tunes, Sky Land, Lazy Lucy, Gormiti, Teen Titans, such as cartoons, tribal, and films like Time Travelers, Chief Jojo, and broadcast programs, such as how-to. In addition, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Yu-Gi-Oh Gx as anime are also available.

Jojo (Bengali singer)

The information given below mostly relates to Jojo (Mumbai) (Jojo Nathaniel). This needs to be corrected either stating information related to Jojo (Bengali female singer from Kolkata) or Jojo (Hindi male singer from Mumbai).

Jojo (or Miss Jojo) is a Bengali playback singer who has sung in the films like Rakht Charitra, Kya love story hain, Antarbas, Chander Bari, Yatra.

JoJo (Sono Chi no Sadame)

is the debut solo release of Hiroaki "Tommy" Tominaga, of Japanese " brass rock" band Bluff and written by Shoko Fujibayashi, composed by Kohei Tanaka, and arranged by Kow Otani. It is used as the first opening theme for the 2012 anime adaptation of the 1987 manga JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, representing the manga's first arc Phantom Blood. Both Fujibayashi and Tanaka are noted for their contributions to theme songs, having previously worked together on " We Are!" for One Piece. Tominaga's vocals and the accompanying brass band were said to make the whole song an "anime song groove" that harkens back to much older and loved theme songs. The lyrics resonated well with the story of Phantom Blood, and Jun Yamamoto for Billboard said he "could almost feel the passion and ambition that Jonathan Joestar had in his fight against Dio Brando".

"JoJo (Sono Chi no Sadame)" did moderately well in the charts, peaking at 14 on the Oricon's Weekly Album Charts. On Billboards Japan Hot 100, it debuted at 52 and peaked at 19; on the Japan Hot Animation chart, it debuted and peaked at 5; and on the Japan Hot Singles Sales it debuted and peaked at 10, but as of February 25, 2013, it remains on the chart, having done so for 12 weeks. When subsequent theme song " Bloody Stream" by Coda entered the charts, "JoJo (Sono Chi no Sadame)" was seen on the Oricon to jump from a ranking of 65 to 41 in one week.

JoJo (album)

JoJo is the debut studio album by American singer JoJo. It was released on June 22, 2004 by Da Family Entertainment, Blackground Records, and Universal Records. Incorporating pop and R&B, JoJo was influenced by Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Beyoncé, amongst other of JoJo's idols. A special edition of the album featuring three bonus tracks, was released simultaneously alongside the 14-track standard edition, which was only be made available in some European and Oceanian countries. On the album, JoJo co-wrote three out of the 17 tracks.

While recording the album, JoJo worked with many producers, such as Brian Alexander Morgan, Soulshock and Karlin, Vincent Herbert, Mike City, Balewa Muhammad, Tre Black, Bink!, Kwamé "K1 Mill". and The Underdogs as well as others, to handle production for the album. JoJo recorded a number of songs for the album over an eight-month period. Amongst those included is a cover of R&B girl group SWV's 1993 hit single " Weak", in addition to one collaboration with Bow Wow, who features on the single release version of " Baby It's You". Occasionally, the album dips into other genres such as hip hop and soul music.

The album was preceded by the release of JoJo's debut single, " Leave (Get Out)", which achieved critical and commercial success worldwide. In the United States, the single peaked inside the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and also topped the Pop 100 singles chart, making her the youngest artist in history to achieve this. In the United Kingdom, the single also performed well, reaching a peak of number two. Follow-up single " Baby It's You" featured rapper Bow Wow and became JoJo's second top 40 hit in the United States. In the United Kingdom, the song became her second Top 10 hit, peaking at number eight. The single also reached the top-10 of New Zealand, climbing to a peak of number ten. The third and final single, " Not That Kinda Girl" was released internationally only. However, it did see a minor release onto US radio. Due to the lack of a physical copy, the single failed to chart in the United States, becoming her first to do so. The single did manage to chart in Australia and Germany, however, the chart performance of the song was an overall failure.

JoJo was promoted mainly through live, televised performances, appearing on shows such as On Air with Ryan Seacrest as well as performing at the 2004 Kid's Choice Awards. Aside from network appearances, JoJo also embarked on The Cingular Buddy Bash Tour with other artists, and as the opening act on the European leg of Usher's Truth Tour. The album debuted and peaked at number four on the US Billboard 200, selling 95,000 copies in its first week. It was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on November 15, 2004, denoting US sales in excess of one million copies. The album also proved to be a success elsewhere. In the United Kingdom and Germany, the album has been certified gold, while in Canada, the album received a platinum certification. The album has sold over three million copies worldwide.