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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2013 file photo, from left, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas of the musical group Jonas Brothers arrive at the Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheater, in Los Angeles.

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Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum trio the Jonas Brothers made a surprise visit to a gym full of local high school students who are participating in We Day at Patrick Henry High School, Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

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The Jonas Brothers, Nick, left, Joe, and Kevin, right, perform during Z100's Zootopia '08 concert Saturday night, May 17, 2008 at Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J.

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The Jonas Brothers announce breakup

  • Associated Press
  • October 29, 2013 - 11:38 AM

NEW YORK — The Jonas Brothers are disbanding.

Nick, Joe and Kevin announced Tuesday they're ending their highly successful run. The news comes after the brothers abruptly canceled their tour over creative differences earlier this month.

The breakup was first reported by People magazine. Publicist Jesse Derris confirmed the news and said no other details were available.

The brothers told People the breakup was unanimous and came after Nick Jonas told his brothers in a meeting earlier this month that he felt "trapped."

The New Jersey brothers formed the band in 2005 and built a fan base through their association with the Disney Channel.

The band had been scheduled to release its fifth album later this year.

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