Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque (born December 20, 1990), professionally known as JoJo, is an American pop singer, songwriter, and actress. After competing on the television show, America’s Most Talented Kids, record producer Vincent Herbert took notice who asked her to audition for Blackground Records.
She rose to fame after releasing her self-titled debut album, which debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, with sales of 95,000 copies, selling over 3 million copies worldwide. The first single off of the album, “Leave (Get Out)“, was released in February 2004. It climbed to #12 on the Billboard Hot 100, and was certified gold by the RIAA. The single also rose 5 weeks to #1 on the Billboard Top 40 Mainstream, making her the youngest solo artist to have a number-one single in the United States.