Jesse McCartney

Last updated

Jesse McCartney
Jesse McCartney Shankbone 2010 NYC crop.jpg
McCartney at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
  • voice actor
Years active1994–present
Partner(s)Katie Peterson
Musical career
Associated acts

Jesse McCartney is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He achieved fame in the late 1990s on the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler. He later joined boy band Dream Street, and eventually branched out into a solo musical career. Additionally, McCartney has appeared on shows such as Law & Order: SVU , Summerland , and Greek. McCartney also is known for lending his voice as Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels, as well as voicing Robin/Nightwing in Young Justice and Roxas and Ventus in the video game series Kingdom Hearts developed by Square Enix.


Early life

McCartney was born in Ardsley, Westchester, New York, the son of Ginger (Sarber) and Scott McCartney. [1] [2] He began performing in local community musicals at the age of seven, when he debuted his role in Oliver! , [3] before joining the national tour of The King and I at age ten along with Phil of the Future star Ricky Ullman. There he played the character of Louis. In 1998, he sang with the group Sugar Beats and can be heard on their 1998, 1999, and 2000 CD releases. [4]

Music career

1999–2002: Dream Street

In 1999, McCartney joined the American pop boy band Dream Street, and was a member until 2002. He has described the experience as a good "stepping stone" for his solo career. [5] The group earned a gold record with their debut CD. At fifteen, he began work on a solo career with a local band, featuring musicians Dillon Kondor (guitar), Peter Chema (bass), Katie Spencer (keyboards), Alex Russeku (drums), Karina LaGravinese (background vocals), Sharisse Francisco (background vocals), and under the management of Ginger McCartney and Sherry Goffin Kondor, who co-produced his first album, Beautiful Soul .

McCartney released his first solo EP in July 2003. The album featured three songs: "Beautiful Soul", "Don't You", "Why Don't You Kiss Her". In 2004, he performed a duet with Anne Hathaway, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart", which is featured on the Ella Enchanted soundtrack.

2004–2006: Beautiful Soul and Right Where You Want Me

McCartney at a Bryant Park performance, June 23, 2005 McCartneyPic2.jpg
McCartney at a Bryant Park performance, June 23, 2005

McCartney's debut solo album, Beautiful Soul , which was two years in the making, was released on September 28, 2004, in the United States and over a year later in Europe. [6] He categorized it as a "pop record" with twists of urban. [7] The album featured four songs that he co-wrote. [8] Beautiful Soul reached number 15 on the Billboard 200. [9] The album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, denoting over one million units of shipment to US retailers; it is his highest-certified album as of early 2009. [10] By mid-2006, the album had sold more than 1.5 million copies. [8] The album's lead single of the same name reached number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100. [9] McCartney was one of the artists to win multiple awards at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards, including Choice Crossover Artist, Choice Male Artist and Choice Breakout, Male. [11] The following year, he won Favorite Male Singer at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. [8]

His first headlining tour, also named Beautiful Soul, began on May 2, 2005 at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento, California. [7] The United States portion of the tour spanned 56 stops, ending on September 10, 2005 at the Madera District County Fair in Madera, California. In the fall of 2005, McCartney toured Australia, and opened for the Backstreet Boys in Europe in the summer of 2005. His July 9 performance at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California was recorded, released as Live: The Beautiful Soul Tour in November 2005. [6]

After the filming of Keith wrapped, McCartney began working on his second album, Right Where You Want Me , co-writing all but one of the songs featured in it. [8] [12] Right Where You Want Me is more mature than his debut, reflecting his musical and personal growth since he recorded his debut album at age 15. [6] Released by Hollywood Records on September 19, 2006, the album reached number 14 on the Billboard 200. [9] The lead single of the album, "Right Where You Want Me", began receiving airplay on July 11, 2006. Although he did not launch a full tour, he did various promotional shows in Italy and the United States.

Relationship with Disney

He has contributed to numerous Disney soundtracks including Disneymania 2 , Radio Disney Jingle Jams , A Cinderella Story , That's So Raven , Stuck in the Suburbs , Lizzie McGuire Total Party! , Disneymania 3 , Sydney White , Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 7 , Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 8 , DisneyMania 4 , Hannah Montana , Radio Disney: Party Jams, That's So Raven Too! , Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 9 , Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 11 , and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement .

McCartney also appeared on the Disney Channel teen sitcoms The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Hannah Montana . He also voices 'Terence' in the Tinker Bell franchise.

2007–2009: Songwriting and Departure

In the fall of 2007, McCartney co-wrote the hit song "Bleeding Love" with Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, produced by McCartney and Tedder for McCartney's third album, but gave it away to British singer Leona Lewis for her debut album, Spirit . The song was nominated for Record of the Year at the 2009 Grammy Awards. [13] McCartney recorded his own version, which was released on some editions of his Departure album.

McCartney performing in Metairie, Louisiana, on February 15, 2009 Jesse McCartney Paparazzo Photography Feb 15 2009.jpg
McCartney performing in Metairie, Louisiana, on February 15, 2009

McCartney released his third album, Departure , on May 20, 2008 in the United States and Canada. Musically, it is a departure from his early works, showcasing more mature themes. [14] The album has reached number 14 on the Billboard 200. [9]

The album's lead single, "Leavin'", was released in March 2008, and reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, giving McCartney his highest-charting single to date. [9] The single was certified platinum by the RIAA, selling over two million downloads on iTunes, becoming McCartney's highest-certified single as of early 2009. [10] The second single, "It's Over", was released on August 26, 2008, and reached #62 on the Hot 100. McCartney promoted Departure on a co-headlining tour with Jordin Sparks, which began in August 2008 and ended in September. He also did solo shows at theaters and small venues to support the album while on tour with Sparks. Sparks also approached him to write some material for her. [15]

McCartney re-released Departure on April 7, 2009. The re-release, Departure: Recharged, featured four new songs: "Body Language", "Oxygen", "Crash & Burn" and "In My Veins". The re-release also features a remix of "How Do You Sleep?" with rapper-actor Ludacris. The third single from the album was released from the re-release and was the remix of "How Do You Sleep?". It was much more successful than the second single, reaching #26 on the Hot 100, The fourth and final single from the album was also released from the re-release and was a new version of "Body Language" featuring T-Pain. The single reached #35 on the Hot 100.

2010–2014: Have It All and In Technicolor

McCartney at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Jesse McCartney 34 Shankbone 2010 NYC.jpg
McCartney at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

The lead single from his fourth studio album Have It All , "Shake", was sent to radio on September 8, 2010 and was released digitally on September 21, 2010. The song peaked at #54 on the Hot 100. On October 18, 2010, it was announced that Have It All would be released in January 2011. [16] On November 30, it was announced that the album release would be pushed up to December 28, 2010, the Tuesday following Christmas. On December 3, 2010, McCartney announced through his Facebook page that he pushed the release date for the album back to early 2011. On April 7, 2011, McCartney responded to a question on his Twitter page about the delay, saying "The Release of Have It All has been put on hold until we hear about the outcome of Locke & Key ", the television series in which he had a lead role. [17] On November 3, McCartney said via his WhoSay page "2012 is still the magic year for the record to finally come out." [18] On May 6, 2012, McCartney's mother said on Twitter that the replacement of the President of his label, Hollywood Records in January, 2012 is delaying the release of his album. [19] In the March 2013 issue of Glamouholic magazine that he has covered, an exclusive interview was conducted and he confirmed the release of his anticipated fourth studio album, after all the disbandments of his record label, within this year. Have It All, however, would go on to never be officially released. [20]

On May 13, it was confirmed on On Air with Ryan Seacrest that McCartney would be joining the Backstreet Boys and DJ Pauly D on their In a World Like This Tour, which kicked off on August 2, 2013. On August 13, the singer released "Back Together", the lead single from his fifth studio album, published by the independent label Eight0Eight Records. He performed it live on the Today show on August 15, 2013. On December 10, 2013, McCartney released a four-song EP titled In Technicolor, Part 1, followed by the single "Superbad", released on May 6, 2014. [21] [22] McCartney's fifth studio album, In Technicolor was released on July 22, 2014. The third single off the album, "Punch Drunk Recreation", was released on November 19, 2014. [23]

2018–present: The Resolution

On March 23, 2018, McCartney announced the release of his new single "Better With You" which would be the lead single off The Resolution, the music video also features actress Danielle Campbell. [24] He later released a second single titled "Wasted", followed by the live album The Resolution Tour Live. [25]

In 2020, McCartney competed on the third season of The Masked Singer as the "Turtle". He finished as the runner-up.

Other ventures

Acting career

McCartney appeared with The Who's Roger Daltrey in A Christmas Carol at Madison Square Garden. From 1998–2001, McCartney played Adam Chandler Jr. in the ABC soap opera All My Children , a role for which he earned two Young Artist Awards and two Daytime Emmy Award nominations. [26] He also later starred in the short-lived series Summerland , which aired on The WB for two seasons, playing orphaned teenager Bradin Westerly.

McCartney on the Live! With Regis and Kelly TV show, April 2009 Paparazzo Photography Jesse McCartney 2009 04-07.jpg
McCartney on the Live! With Regis and Kelly TV show, April 2009

In 2005, McCartney appeared as himself on the Disney Channel show The Suite Life of Zack & Cody . In 2007, he starred as himself on the Disney Channel show Hannah Montana . In 2008, McCartney was also featured as the voice of JoJo McDodd in Horton Hears a Who! McCartney also voiced Theodore in the live-action Alvin and the Chipmunks film series, in addition to voicing Terence in the Tinker Bell film series. He also voices Robin in the Young Justice series.

In 2008, McCartney co-starred along with Elisabeth Harnois in an independent teenage drama feature film, Keith , directed by Todd Kessler. It is his movie debut, and features McCartney in the title role. Keith was released on September 19, 2008.

According to Entertainment Weekly , in December 2008, McCartney was negotiating to play against type in the role of the Fire Nation's Prince Zuko in M. Night Shyamalan's feature film adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender . [27] In February 2009, British actor Dev Patel replaced McCartney, whose tour dates conflicted with a boot camp scheduled for the cast to train in martial arts. [28] McCartney has expressed an interest in directing and producing films and even considered enrolling in a film school. [29]

McCartney appeared as a recurring character in the ABC Family series Greek for several episodes playing a star football talent who joins Kappa Tau. His character eventually decides to depledge the fraternity after citing pressures between football and Greek life combined with Rusty stealing his girlfriend Jordan.

McCartney also worked in several installments of the Square Enix video game series Kingdom Hearts . He was featured as Roxas in Kingdom Hearts II in 2006, and reprised the role in 2009 in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days . He also provided the voice work for Ventus, a character in the video game of the same series Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep . He reprised both roles in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance , released in 2012, as well as in Kingdom Hearts III , released in 2019.

McCartney confirmed in early February 2011 via Twitter, and on the website that he will have a major role on the new Fox pilot Locke and Key. In May 2011, Fox announced that it would not be picking up the series.

McCartney also starred in the horror film Chernobyl Diaries , released on May 25, 2012. He has been added to the Season 7 (2013) cast of the Lifetime Network series Army Wives , portraying a young soldier deployed to Afghanistan with an 18-year-old wife at home.

In the summer of 2014, McCartney had a guest-starring role in the ABC Family series Young & Hungry . McCartney played "Cooper," a computer hacker with a romantic interest in the show's lead, played by Emily Osment. [30]

In 2016, McCartney appeared on Fear the Walking Dead as Reed, an aggressive member of a group of pirates. [31]

Jesse McCartney's acting career also includes voice over work (or voice acting) with Breathe Bible . [32]


In June 2011, McCartney introduced a new women's fragrance called Wanted By Jesse. [33]


In 2005, McCartney participated in "Come Together Now", a charity single to benefit the victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami and the 2005 Hurricane Katrina.

Later in 2005, McCartney signed on as an official supporter of Little Kids Rock, [34] a nonprofit organization that provides free musical instruments and instruction to children in underserved public schools throughout the U.S.A. He sits on LKR's Honorary Board of Directors.

He has donated proceeds of his 2005 tour for disaster relief, recorded radio spots promoting the "Kids For A Drug-Free America" campaign, is a spokesperson for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and is involved in the charity SPACE, which was co-founded by a childhood friend of his mother's. McCartney performed at the Hope Rocks concert in 2005 to benefit the City of Hope Cancer Center. [35] He appeared in the Concert for Hope October 25, 2009 with Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato. [36]

Personal life

In September of 2019, he got engaged to his girlfriend of seven years, Katie Peterson. [37]

Awards and nominations

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2012 Young Justice Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television SeriesNominated
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video GameWon
2014 Young Justice Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television SeriesWon

Groovevolt Music and Fashion Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2006"Beautiful Soul"Best Pop Song Performance - MaleWon
Beautiful Soul Best Pop Album - MaleNominated
"Stupid Things"Best Pop Deep CutNominated

Radio Disney Music Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2005 Himself Best Male Artist Won
"Beautiful Soul" Song of the Year Nominated
Best Song You Can't Believe Your Parents Know the Words ToNominated
"Good Life"Best TV Movie SongNominated
2006 Himself Best Male Artist Won
2007 Won

Teen Choice Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2005 Himself Choice Music: Male Artist Won
Choice Music: Breakout Artist - Male Won
Choice Crossover ArtistWon
Choice Hottie: Male Nominated
Summerland Choice TV Actor: Drama Nominated
"Beautiful Soul" Choice Music: Single Nominated
Choice Music: Love Song Nominated
2006 HimselfChoice Music: V-Cast ArtistNominated
2008 Choice Music: Male Artist Nominated
Choice Fanatic FansNominated
"Leavin'" Choice Summer Song Nominated
2009 "How Do You Sleep?" Choice Music: Love Song Nominated
2012 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Choice Movie VoiceNominated

Young Artist Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2000 All My Children Best Performance in a Soap Opera - Young ActorNominated
2001 Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series: Young ActorWon
2002 Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Supporting Young ActorWon
2005 Summerland Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActorNominated

Other awards

2001 Soap Opera Digest Awards All My Children Outstanding Child ActorNominated
Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2005 Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards HimselfFave Music ArtistNominated
Fave TV StarNominated
Fave HottieWon
American Music Awards Favorite Breakthrough Artist Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards "Beautiful Soul" Best Pop Video Nominated
ASCAP Pop Music Awards Most Performed SongWon
Billboard Music Awards Top Soundtrack SingleNominated
2006 APRA Music Awards Most Performed Foreign WorkNominated
2010 ASCAP Pop Music Awards "Bleeding Love"Most Performed SongWon
2012Online Film & Television Association Young Justice Best Voice-Over PerformanceNominated


Studio albums




Opening act



2001 The Pirates of Central Park Simon Baskin
Dream Street LiveHimself
2002 The Biggest Fan Himself
2005 Pizza Justin Bridges
Jesse McCartney Up CloseHimselfDocumentary film
Jesse McCartney Live: The Beautiful Soul TourHimselfConcert film
2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks Theodore SevilleVoice role
2008 Horton Hears a Who! JoJoVoice role
Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs and a Baby LuckyVoice role
Keith Keith Zetterstrom
Tinker Bell TerenceVoice role
2009Jesse McCartney: Live at the House Blues Sunset StripHimselfConcert film
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure TerenceVoice role
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Theodore SevilleVoice role
2010 Beware the Gonzo Gavin Reilly
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue TerenceVoice role
2011 Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games TerenceVoice role
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Theodore SevilleVoice role
2012 Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings TerenceVoice role
Chernobyl Diaries Chris
2013 Campus Code Ari
WingsCycloneVoice role
2014 The Clockwork Girl HuxleyVoice role
The Pirate Fairy TerenceVoice role
Wings: Sky Force HeroesT-BoneVoice role
2015 88 Winks
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Theodore SevilleVoice role
TBA Love, Weddings & Other Disasters LennyPost-production


1998–2001 All My Children JR Chandler Regular role
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Daytime Series by a Young Actor
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Daytime Series by a Supporting Young Actor
Nominated – Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Child Actor
Nominated – Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2001, 2002)
Nominated – Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Soap Opera by a Young Actor
2000 Law & Order Danny DriscollEpisode: "Thin Ice"
2002The Strange Legacy of Cameron CruzCameron CruzUnsold TV pilot
2004 What I Like About You HimselfEpisode: "The Not-So Simple Life"
2004–2005 Summerland Bradin WesterlyMain role
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Drama
2005 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody HimselfEpisode: "Rock Star in the House"
Punk'd Himself2 episodes
2006 Celebrity Duets HimselfMusical performer
All My Children HimselfMusical performer
2007 Hannah Montana HimselfEpisode: "When You Wish You Were the Star"
2008 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition HimselfEpisode: "The Gilyeat Family"
Dance on Sunset HimselfEpisode: "Prom”
Dancing with the Stars (American TV series) HimselfPerformer
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Max MatarazzoEpisode: "Babes"
2009 Greek AndyRecurring role (season 2), 6 episodes
2010–2013, 2018–Present Young Justice Dick Grayson (a.k.a.  Robin/Nightwing)Voice role; main role
2011 Locke & Key Tyler LockeUnsold TV pilot
2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Wes ClybornEpisode: "Seeing Red"
2013 Ben and Kate College GuyCameo; episode: "Ethics 101"
Army Wives Tim TrumanMain role (season 7)
Fly or DieHimselfCameo
2014 Expecting Amish JoshTelevision movie (Lifetime) [38]
2014–2015 Young & Hungry Cooper FinleyRecurring role (seasons 1–2), 7 episodes
2015 The F Word HimselfEpisodes: "Jesse Mccartney"
2016 Fear the Walking Dead ReedEpisodes: "Blood in the Streets", "Captive"
Talking Dead HimselfGuest
Major Crimes TuckerEpisode: "Present Tense"
2020 The Masked Singer TurtleRunner-up
Celebrity Watch Party HimselfEpisode: “The Deadliest Couch

Video games

2006 Kingdom Hearts II Roxas
2007 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix Roxas
2008 The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft Frank Hardy
2009 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Roxas
2010 Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Ventus
2011 Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Data-Roxas
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Roxas, Ventus
2013 Young Justice: Legacy Nightwing
2013 Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Roxas (Archive and new footage)
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Roxas, Ventus, Data-Roxas (Archive and new footage)
2017 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Roxas, Ventus
2019 Kingdom Hearts III Roxas, Ventus

Related Research Articles

Ryan Cabrera American musician

Ryan Frank Cabrera is an American singer-songwriter and musician.

Dream Street was a short-lived American pop boy band that was formed in mid-1999 by Louis Baldonieri and Brian Lukow. Dream Street later disbanded in 2002 following a legal dispute between parents of the band members and the band's managers.

<i>Beautiful Soul</i> (Jesse McCartney album) 2004 album by Jesse McCartney

Beautiful Soul is the debut studio album by American singer Jesse McCartney. It was released on September 28, 2004, through Universal Records. The album was a success in the United States, Italy and Taiwan, going Platinum, and spawned McCartney's first Top 20 single, "Beautiful Soul".

Radio Disney Jams are a series of CD compilations of music featured on Radio Disney, a children's radio network.

Beautiful Soul (song) 2004 single by Jesse McCartney

"Beautiful Soul" is a song recorded by Jesse McCartney. It was released as his debut single and the lead single from his debut album, Beautiful Soul at the end of 2004 in North America and Oceania. The song reached number one in Australia, number two in New Zealand and number 16 in the United States. It also charted in several European countries in 2005 and 2006, reaching the top 20 in Austria, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. It was certified Gold in New Zealand and the United States and Platinum in Australia.

Shes No You single by Jesse McCartney

"She's No You" is the second single in Jesse McCartney's debut album, Beautiful Soul. The single was released in 2005. McCartney, who co-wrote the song, says he was in a caffeine "buzz" when he wrote it, hence the fast pace it has. The radio edit was packaged into the 2006 Hannah Montana soundtrack CD.

Right Where You Want Me 2006 single by Jesse McCartney

"Right Where You Want Me" is one of the singles released in the U.S from Jesse McCartney's second album of the same name. It was used as the title song for the Disney Channel Original Movie Return to Halloweentown, and is also featured in the video game Thrillville: Off the Rails.

<i>Right Where You Want Me</i> (album) 2006 studio album by Jesse McCartney

Right Where You Want Me is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Jesse McCartney, released in the US on September 19, 2006.

Get Your Shine On (Jesse McCartney song) 2005 single by Jesse McCartney

"Get Your Shine On" is the third single released from Jesse McCartney's debut album Beautiful Soul in Australia and New Zealand. "Because You Live" was released as the third single in North America and Europe. It peaked at #34 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. The song was featured in the 2004 film Fat Albert, the 2005 Disney film Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama the 2005 Disney live action film Ice Princess and the CBS hit sitcom Two and a Half Men.

Jonas Brothers American pop rock band

The Jonas Brothers are an American pop rock band. Formed in 2005, they gained popularity from their appearances on the Disney Channel television network. They consist of three brothers: Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Nick Jonas. Raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey, the Jonas Brothers moved to Little Falls, New Jersey, in 2005, where they wrote their first record that made its Hollywood Records release. In the summer of 2008, they starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock and its sequel, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. They also starred as Kevin, Joe, and Nick Lucas from the band, JONAS, in their own Disney Channel series Jonas, which was rebranded as Jonas L.A. after the first season and cancelled after the second. The band have released five albums: It's About Time (2006), Jonas Brothers (2007), A Little Bit Longer (2008), Lines, Vines and Trying Times (2009), and Happiness Begins (2019).

<i>Disneymania 2</i> 2004 compilation album by Various artists

Disneymania 2 is the second Disneymania album. Much like its predecessor, Disneymania, Disneymania 2 was commercially successful, certified Gold in November, 2005. Disneymania 2 was more successful in that it peaked at #29 on the Billboard 200. Singles released from Disneymania 2 were "Circle of Life" by the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, and "Anytime You Need a Friend" by the Beu Sisters. Also, No Secrets made a video of "Once Upon (Another) Dream" that aired on the Disneymania 2 commercials, and was featured on the special edition DVD release of Sleeping Beauty.

Jesse McCartney discography

American pop singer and songwriter Jesse McCartney has released four studio albums, sixteen singles, two live albums, three EPs, and two DVDs.

<i>Departure</i> (Jesse McCartney album) 2008 studio album by Jesse McCartney

Departure is the third studio album by American recording artist Jesse McCartney. It was released on May 20, 2008 through Hollywood Records. The album was re-released on April 7, 2009, under the name Departure: Recharged. The album featured a heavier R&B sound, and spawned three US Hot 100 top 40 hits, "Leavin'", "How Do You Sleep?", and "Body Language". The latter two were released as singles from the recharged edition.

Leavin (Jesse McCartney song) 2008 single by Jesse McCartney

"Leavin'" is a song by American singer-songwriter Jesse McCartney, released as the lead single from McCartney's third studio album Departure (2008). Written and produced by Tricky Stewart and The-Dream, with additional writing by James Bunton and Corron Ty Cole, "Leavin'" was sent to U.S. mainstream radios on March 10, 2008.

Joe Jonas American singer and actor

Joseph Adam Jonas is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose to fame as a member of the pop rock band the Jonas Brothers, alongside his brothers Kevin and Nick. The group released their debut studio album It's About Time through the Columbia label in 2006, which failed to achieve commercial success. After signing with Hollywood Records, the group released their self-titled second studio album in 2007, which became their breakthrough record. The band became prominent figures on the Disney Channel during this time, gaining a large following through the network: they appeared in the widely successful musical television film Camp Rock (2008) and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010) as well as two of their own series, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008–2010) and Jonas (2009–2010).

Nick Jonas American singer

Nicholas Jerry Jonas is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002 which caught the attention of Columbia Records where Jonas formed a band with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin, known as the Jonas Brothers. The group released their debut studio album It's About Time through the Columbia label in 2006. After leaving Columbia Records and signing with Hollywood Records, the group released their self-titled second studio album in 2007, which became their breakthrough record. The band became prominent figures on the Disney Channel during this time, gaining a large following through the network and they appeared in the widely successful musical television film Camp Rock (2008) and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010) as well as two of their own series, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008–2010) and Jonas (2009–2010).

How Do You Sleep? (Jesse McCartney song) 2009 single by Jesse McCartney

"How Do You Sleep?" is the third single from Jesse McCartney's third studio album, Departure. The song was released on January 20, 2009.

Body Language (Jesse McCartney song) 2009 single by Jesse McCartney

"Body Language" is Jesse McCartney's fourth and final single from his album Departure and his second and final single from Departure: Recharged.

Shake (Jesse McCartney song) 2010 song by Jesse McCartney

"Shake" was the original lead single from Jesse McCartney's supposedly fourth studio album, Have It All. Have It All was, however, postponed to a point that it was eventually cancelled completely. "Shake" is written by McCartney, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, and written and produced by Joshua Coleman. It was sent to both U.S. mainstream radios and released in digital download format on September 21, 2010.

<i>In Technicolor</i> 2014 studio album by Jesse McCartney

In Technicolor is the fourth studio album by American recording artist Jesse McCartney. This album marks his return to music after the shelved effort of Have It All. Before the release of this album, McCartney released an extended play, In Technicolor , which contained several songs from the album, as a teaser of what fans could expect from his upcoming album.


  1. "Ukiah couple's grandson excels in television and music business". Ukiah Daily Journal. October 15, 2004.
  2. "9 Voices - The Wilson Family - Google Books". p. 120. Retrieved March 28, 2020.
  3. "Jesse McCartney". Retrieved March 6, 2020.
  4. "Biography of Jesse McCartney bio, history, career, evolution, music, Dream Street". Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  5. Popstar (June 2006). "Jesse McCartney: The Pop Prince!". Popstar Special!: 13.
  6. 1 2 3 Tecson, Brandee (December 6, 2005). "Jesse McCartney Wants His Next LP To Take After His New Hair Color". MTV. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  7. 1 2 Davis, Carolyn (March 22, 2005). "Jesse McCartney Plans Tour, Hints At Juicy Summerland Drama". MTV. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  8. 1 2 3 4 Leonard, Shana (July 13, 2006). "In September, Get Jesse McCartney Right Where You Want Him". MTV. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  9. 1 2 3 4 5 "Artist Chart History – Jesse McCartney". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Archived from the original on June 18, 2013. Retrieved February 3, 2009.
  10. 1 2 "Gold and Platinum". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2009.
  11. Corey, Moss (August 15, 2005). "Napoleon Dynamite, Kelly Clarkson Win Big At Teen Choice Awards". MTV. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  12. Moss, Corey (April 10, 2006). "Jesse McCartney Hopes To Blow Your Minds With Next Single". MTV. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  13. Harris, Chris (December 4, 2008). "Lil Wayne, Coldplay Lead Grammy Nominations". MTV. Retrieved February 21, 2009.
  14. Vena, Jocelyn (December 12, 2008). "Jesse McCartney Follows Justin Timberlake's Example As His Music Matures". MTV. Retrieved February 3, 2009.
  15. Zfat, Natalie (August 20, 2008). "Jesse McCartney Plans "Idol" Tunes, Tour, TV Projects". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on January 31, 2009. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  16. Lipshutz, Jason (October 18, 2010). "Jesse McCartney Will Let Fans 'Have It All' in January 2011". . Retrieved November 14, 2010.
  17. McCartney, Jesse (April 7, 2011). "Jesse McCartney (jessemccartney) on Twitter" . Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  18. McCartney, Jesse (November 3, 2011). "Jesse McCartney on WhoSay". Archived from the original on December 8, 2011. Retrieved December 6, 2011.
  19. McCartney, Ginger (May 6, 2012). "Ginger McCartney (GingerMacMgmt) on Twitter" . Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  20. [ dead link ]
  21. "Jesse McCartney Returns With 'In Technicolor Part 1' EP: Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
  22. "Jesse McCartney - 'Superbad' [Music Video]" . Retrieved May 7, 2014.
  23. Blake, Emily (June 9, 2014). "Jesse McCartney Announces In Technicolor Release Date: See The Retro Cover Art". MTV.
  24. Jagota, Vrinda (March 22, 2018). "Jesse McCartney Is Bringing Vulnerability Back". PAPER. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  25. Aniftos, Rania (January 10, 2019). "Jesse McCartney's 'Wasted' Music Video Is a Nod to Cheesy, Dramatic Soap Operas: Watch". Billboard.
  26. "Jesse McCartney". IMDb.
  27. Sperling, Nicole (December 17, 2008). "Movies". Entertainment Weekly (1026): 15.
  28. Fleming, Michael (February 1, 2009). "Shyamalan cast floats on Air". Variety. Retrieved February 1, 2009.
  29. Carroll, Larry. "Keith ... Set Visit". MTV. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  30. "EXCLUSIVE! Jesse McCartney is a Geeky Guest Star on 'Young and Hungry'—Watch Now!". Entertainment Tonight Online. Retrieved September 13, 2014.
  31. "Jesse McCartney Shocks 'Fear The Walking Dead' Fans With Insane Villain Role". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  32. Jesse McCartney, The Voice of Matthew Retrieved September 19, 2017
  33. "Facebook : Wanted by Jesse". Retrieved March 28, 2020.
  34. "Little Kids Rock". Hang 10 with Jesse McCartney. Archived from the original on October 10, 2007. Retrieved December 8, 2007.
  35. Tecson, Brandee (August 18, 2005). "Jesse McCartney Seeks Help From Insanely Brilliant Neptunes". MTV. Retrieved February 4, 2009.
  36. "Concert for Hope presented by Staples". City of Hope. August 18, 2009. Archived from the original on October 27, 2009. Retrieved November 10, 2009.
  37. [ dead link ]
  38. "Expecting Amish". Archived from the original on January 29, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2016.