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Nick Jonas & The Administration and Other New Releases

If there's any teeny bopper performer who really stands out for having musical chops these days, it's Nick Jonas, the youngest JoBro--and also the cutest.

The 17-year-old Virgo writes much of the Jonas Brothers' music and is the bonafide leader of the group, sort of like the president of his siblings' musical careers. So, it's fitting his new band is "the administration" to his presidential-like role, writing melodies and lyrics that are more John Mayer-like than Jonas Brothers-esque.

Nick Jonas & The Administration's debut album, Who I Am, is much more guitar-heavy than what we're used to from the youngest Jonas, who seems to be following in Mayer's footsteps having penned an album about love, heartbreak and fame. And don't worry--there's more Nick love to go around, since he insists the Jonas Brothers are not breaking up.

Here's what else is being released today...

• Rob Zombie, Hellbilly Deluxe 2
• BT, These Hopeful Machines
• Lil' Wayne, Rebirth 
• Midlake, Courage of Others
• Various artists, Dear John: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
• The Soft Pack, The Soft Pack
• Vederea, Stages
• Karan Casey and John Doyle, Exiles Return
• Charred Walls of the Damned, Charred Walls of the Damned
• Nneka, Concrete Jungle
Christina Aguilera, Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of HIts
Monolake, Silence
Dommin, Love Is Gone
• Styles P & DJ Green Lantern, The Green Ghost Project
Statik Selektah, 100 Proof: The Hangover
Priestess, Prior to the Fire
Skepsis, Through the Eyes of the Dead
Shining, Blackjazz
Freedom Call, Legend of the Shadow King
Him, Heartkiller
Lostprophets, Betrayed
Wakey!Wakey, Almost Everything I Wish I'd Said the Last Time I Saw You