-The August Issue of Vanity Fair names the “Next Big Wave” in the entertainment industry. Here’s the list:
Excerpts from Jonas Brothers Part:
KEVIN JONAS Age: 20. Hometown: Wyckoff, New Jersey. Big break: Jonas Brothers album (featuring “S.O.S.”), Miley Cyrus–Hannah Montana tour. Upcoming projects: Disney Channel series J.O.N.A.S., Disney Channel movie Camp Rock. First “Hollywood” moment? “Doing Oprah. It was kind of like, ‘Why am I here? What did I do?’ ” Chuck Taylors or Nikes? “I’m more of a dress-shoe, loafer kind of guy.”
NICK JONAS Age: 15. First “Hollywood” moment? “Meeting the president was pretty cool.” Style icon? “Elvis Costello. I like his consistency, it’s really cool.” Favorite designer? A.P.C., Phillip Lim. BlackBerry or iPhone? “BlackBerry. I had the iPhone for a little while, but I’m more of a businessman; I wanted to have a phone where I could really actually do things.” What’s on your iPod? “Johnny Cash. I love that songwriting style.”
JOE JONAS Age: 18. First “Hollywood” moment? “We met Celine Dion at the American Music Awards. She started singing our music, and we’re like, ‘Whoa, that’s Celine Dion!’ ” Inspirations? “Barry Gibb from the Bee Gees. He’s from a brother band, so he’s kind of a mentor to us.” Favorite designer? Alexander McQueen. Chuck Taylors or Nikes? Sperry Top-Sider boat shoes.