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Jonas Brothers release new single, 'Sucker,' after six-year hiatus

Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas are back making

Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas are back making music together for the first time since 2012. Credit: Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz/Mike Coppola

The Jonas Brothers are back with new music, just in time for the 10-year anniversary of their last studio album.

Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas released their upbeat new single “Sucker” at midnight Friday, the start of their new deal with Republic Records, along with a decidedly adult video featuring them and their significant others -- Nick's wife, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Kevin's wife, Danielle, and Joe's fiancee Sophie Turner. The JoBros will be special guests on “The Late, Late Show With James Corden” all next week to reintroduce themselves as a group.

“We’ve kept this a secret now for almost seven or eight months,” Nick Jonas tells Corden in a preview of the JoBros’ “Carpool Karaoke” appearance. “This is basically our first performance back.”

The single "Sucker" combines the dance vibe that Nick has been moving towards in recent years with the playfulness that marks Joe's group DNCE. And, considering all the couples involved in the video, it's a straight-up love song built around the chorus, "It's true, I'm a sucker for you."

The Jonas Brothers went on hiatus in 2009 to work on their own projects — Nick on his solo career and acting roles, Joe with DNCE and Kevin with his reality show “Married to Jonas” and business projects. They reunited for a show at Radio City Music Hall in 2012 and released singles and planned a full tour in 2013 before canceling it and deciding, as Nick told “Good Morning America” at the time, that they were “best suited to do our own individual things, all things we're passionate about, and choose to be brothers first.”

Nick told SiriusXM Hits 1's Morning Mash Up Friday morning that the idea to reunite came up while they were all working on a documentary about the group. "We started spending a lot of time together and we all kind of felt that there was a magic – there is a magic – when we’re together that we really missed," he said. "We wanted to feel that again."

The group said the fan reaction to the single was "unbelievable." And that includes from Nick's newlywed wife. Priyanka Chopra Jonas, posted the single’s artwork on Instagram, saying, “yes they’re back … and may I say … hotter than ever. So proud of the family.”

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