Name: Joanne Noelle Blagden Levesque
Date of Birth: December 20, 1990Birthplace: Brattleboro, Vermont
Professional Name: Jojo
Origin of Stagename: Old Childhood nickname
Reason for Fame: Acting, Singing, and Songwriting
Highlight of This Page: Singing
Jojo was born on December 20th, 1990 to a low-income family. Her parents divorced when she was three and she was then raised by her mother. She started singing at two years and three months. As a child, she performed on Child Stars III: Teen Rockers, Kids Say the Darndest Things: On the Road in Boston, and on The Oprah Winfrey Show and many others. At six, she was offered a record deal, but her mother turned it down because she felt that Jojo was too young.
At 13, Jojo became the youngest solo artist to have a number-one single in America, Leave (Get Out). Because of this song, she was nominated for the Best New Artist at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, making her the youngest nominee for the MTV Video Music Awards.
Jojo's first album, "Jojo," debuted in 2004, her second, "The High Road", in 2006, and her third is to come out on her 18th birthday, December 20, 2009 and is to be called "All I Want is Everything."