Alessia Caracciolo (Italian pronunciation: [aˈlɛssja kaˈrattʃolo]; born July 11, 1996), professionally known as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She is signed to EP Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings and released her debut single, "Here", from the debut studio album, Know-It-All, released November 13, 2015. A sleeper hit, the song reached the top five in the United States and the top 20 in Canada. Prior to her work for Def Jam, she produced acoustic covers on YouTube.
In 2016, her single "Scars to Your Beautiful" reached the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the US pop radio charts. In 2017, Cara collaborated with producer Zedd to create the single "Stay", which has since reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it her third top ten song.
Joseph Adam "Joe" Jonas (born August 15, 1989) is an American singer and actor. Jonas first rose to fame as a member of the pop-rock band Jonas Brothers, along with his brothers Kevin and Nick. The band's debut album, It's About Time (2006), was a commercial failure following a limited release. The group signed with Hollywood Records, and in 2007 released their eponymous second studio album. The album went on to be a commercial success for the group, selling over two million copies in the United States alone. The group became heavily involved with the Disney Channel and later made their film debut in the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock (2008). The film and its soundtrack became a major hit for the network and helped propel the brothers into further commercial success. Their third studio album, A Little Bit Longer (2008), became their first to top the Billboard 200 and went on to become their highest selling album to date. The album's lead single became a top five hit in the United States. Their fourth studio album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times (2009) became their second to top the charts in the United States. The brothers also starred in two of their Disney Channel series from 2009 to 2010, being JONAS L.A. and Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream. In 2010, the group starred in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, reprising their roles from the original film.
Joe release his solo debut studio album, Fastlife, in 2011, with the singles "See No More" and "Just in Love". The following year, it was confirmed that the Jonas Brothers would be reuniting and the fifth studio album was entitled V. But, in 2013, the Jonas ended the band and the album was cancelled. Following his departure from the band, Jonas began working as a songwriter for various artists. He began working on a new musical project for himself, though was unsure whether it would be his second studio album or a new project for a band. He ultimately decided to form a new band, DNCE, which made their debut with the single "Cake by the Ocean" (2015).