LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will be unveiled Monday honoring the Grammy-nominated multi-platinum pop rock band the Jonas Brothers.
Monte and Avery Lippman, founders of Republic Records, who the Jonas Brothers record for, and singer, rapper, and songwriter Jon Bellion are set to join Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony at 7060 Hollywood Blvd., between La Brea and Sycamore avenues and near The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel.
What You Need To Know
- The ceremony coincides with a planned announcement by the group
- The brothers’ wives — Sophie Turner, Danielle Jonas and Priyanka Chopra — are scheduled to attend the ceremony
- The Weather Channel is forecasting rain and 54-degree temperatures at 11 a.m. in Hollywood
- The band released its first of five studio albums, “It’s About Time,” in 2006
The ceremony will be streamed on the Walk of Fame’s website, walkoffame.com. It coincides with a planned announcement by the group.
The brothers’ wives — Sophie Turner, Danielle Jonas and Priyanka Chopra — are scheduled to attend the ceremony.
The star is the 2,745th star since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the initial 1,558 stars.
The area around the star at 7060 Hollywood Blvd. will be closed to traffic at 10 a.m. Parking and restrooms are located one block away at Ovation Hollywood, formerly known as Hollywood & Highland.
Ana Martinez, producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is advising fans to dress warmly and bring water. The Weather Channel is forecasting rain and 54-degree temperatures at 11 a.m. in Hollywood.
Martinez is asking fans not to get near the starmaker as he polishes the star and not get near the production team as it moves heavy equipment.
Security “will at some point bring fans closer to the site,” said Martinez, who also encouraged fans to be patient.
The band released its first of five studio albums, “It’s About Time,” in 2006. It sold 123,000 copies and reached 91st on the Billboard charts. Its second, “Jonas Brothers,” released Aug. 7, 2007, sold more than 2 million copies and was certified as platinum by the music industry trade group, the Recording Industry Association of America.
Two of its other studio albums, “A Little Bit Longer,” released in 2008, and “Happiness Begins,” released in 2019, were also certified as platinum and reached the top of the charts. The band’s other studio album, “Lines, Vines and Trying Times,” also reached the top of the charts, sold 757,000, receiving gold record status, falling short of the 1 million mark needed for platinum certification.
The band received a best new artist Grammy nomination in 2008, honoring work released Oct. 1, 2007 though Sept. 30, 2008, losing to the English singer-songwriter Adele. It also received a best pop duo/group performance nomination in 2019 for “Sucker,” losing to Lil Nas X’s recording of “Old Town Road,” which featured Billy Ray Cyrus.
The brothers also starred in the 2008 Disney Channel movie “Camp Rock,” and its 2010 sequel, “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam” and the 2009-10 Disney Channel comedy “Jonas,” retitled “Jonas LA” for its second season.