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Video: Jonas Brothers Name Their Greatest Influences, Personally and Professionally

February 6, 2009 (8:24 am) GMT
Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas dub their parents as their greatest influences in life, both personally and professionally.

Appearing on Katie Couric's "All Access Grammy Special", mentioned some people who they consider as their greatest influences. Beside naming some famous individuals in music business, they also credited their parents for becoming their best role models.

, the eldest of the band, said, "My mother and father, they influence me greatly not only in a business sense but as a person." As for the people who influence his career in music, he named the likes of , , , , and .

"For me, as a performer, I would definitely say and, of course, ," stated. "As a family figure, my Dad." added, "My father, Kevin Jonas, Sr. And also, my musical influences people like Elvis Costello, Johnny Cash, and Prince."

Getting up close and personal about some other personal issues, the singer brothers also revealed with who they would love to dine. "Somebody like . Someone who's been doing this for so many years and has a lot of amazing stories to tell," Nick admitted.

As for Joe, he said he would love to dine with , reasoning he is a big fan of the actor-comedian's work. Unlike his brothers, Kevin preferred to dine with "any former president" because "they had to learn so much in office" and so "it would be great to learn from them."

Jonas Brothers' appearance on Katie Couric's "All Access Grammy Special" has been aired on CBS on Wednesday night, February 4.


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