Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque, better known by her stage name JoJo, is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Raised in Foxborough, Massachusetts, she performed in various singing competitions as a child, and after competing on the television show America's Most Talented Kids in 2003, she was noticed by record producer Vincent Herbert who asked her to audition for Blackground Records. JoJo released her eponymous titled debut album in June 2004, "Leave", her debut single, became number one on the Billboard Pop songs chart, which made her the youngest solo artist to have a number-one single in the United States, at thirteen years old. The song peaked at 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold by the RIAA. The album has since sold over 4 million copies worldwide to date. JoJo's second album, The High Road, was released in October 2006. The album's lead single, "Too Little Too Late", was released in August 2006 and reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100. The single was certified platinum by the RIAA in March 2007 and became her first platinum-selling single. The album has since sold over three million copies worldwide.
- Born: December 20, 1990 (age 27), Brattleboro
- Aliases: Jo, Jo Jo, Jo-Jo, Joanna Levesque, Joanna Noelle Blagden Levesque, Joanna Noelle Levesque, Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque, Joanna Noëlle Levesque, jojo
- Height: 5′ 3″ (1.6m)
- Genre: Hip hop music