Pop star Joanna “JoJo” Levesque moved on from Kids Say the Darndest Things and America’s Most Talented Kid to become a Platinum-selling singer-songwriter.
∙ JoJo’s 2004 debut LP was a top 5 hit on the Billboard 200, thanks to the back-to-back radio smashes “Leave (Get Out)” and “Baby It’s You,” featuring rapper Bow Wow.
∙ At age 13, she became the youngest artist to be nominated for a Billboard Music Award, earning nods for both 2004 Female New Artist of the Year and Mainstream Top 40 Single of the Year.
∙ She landed her first Top 5 Billboard Hot 100 hit with “Too Little Too Late,” the lead single from her 2006 sophomore LP, The High Road.
∙ Rolling Stone included her third LP, Mad Love., on its 20 Best Pop Albums of 2016 year-end list.
∙ The 2020 Grammy Award for Best R&B Song was awarded to “Say So,” a duet between JoJo and singer-songwriter PJ Morton, from his award-winning album, Paul.
BORNDecember 20, 1990