Jonnie and Brookie
|Jonnie and Brookie|
Jonnie Allen (left) and Brookie Allen (right) performing in 2009.
|Origin||San Diego, California, USA|
|Labels||iShine Records, Bema Media, Provident Label Group|
|Associated acts||Jamie Grace, The Rubyz, Mission Six, Paige Armstrong|
Brookie (Brooke) Allen
Jonnie and Brookie is an American Pop/Rock duo originating from Gilbert, Arizona. The group is best known for winning the Radio Disney N.B.T. (Next Big Thing) contest in 2009 and performing at the Disney Channel Summer at Seas concert tour.
Sisters Jonnie and Brookie Allen began creating and performing music at ages 5 and 3, respectively. It was then that they created the group, Jonnie and Brookie, and began performing shows and concerts across the United States. The group's debut album, titled No Snow for Christmas, was released independently in December 2000. Jonnie was 7 years old and Brookie was 5.
Media and touring (2009-present)
In 2009, Jonnie and Brookie entered the Radio Disney N.B.T. (Next Big Thing) competition. During that time, the group was chosen to perform at the Disney Channel Summer at Seas tour. Other performers on the tour were Tiffany Thornton, Mitchel Musso, Debby Ryan, Alyson Stoner, Jason Earles, Jason Dolley, and Nicole Anderson. Sometime later, the group won the N.B.T. (Next Big Thing) competition.
In 2009, the group was chosen to be a featured artist on Trinity Broadcasting Network's iShine KNECT, a Christian tween show hosted by Paige Armstrong. In 2010, after the departure of Jasmine, Jonnie and Brookie performed the show's new theme song, which is still featured today in the show's second season.
In 2011, Jonnie and Brookie continued to expand their fan base through the internet with YouTube. In June 2011, the duo created a new YouTube channel titled "TheJonnieandBrookie" that featured professionally created covers of popular artists such as Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, One Direction, Katy Perry.
In 2012, Jonnie and Brookie continued to release covers by popular artists, while releasing 4 new singles: Perfect Mine, Sell Out, When I Hear a Love Song and Hands Down.
In 2013, the group released covers by David Guetta and Robyn, also releasing a new single called Talk About Love. They also performed at the NAMM music show.
|December 2000||No Snow for Christmas||independent|
|April 2002||Let Freedom Ring||independent|
|2004||Make a Difference||independent|
|2005||Just Having Fun||independent|
|2007||What Girls Like||independent|
|September 2, 2008||For Better||iShine Records|
|November 21, 2009||This One's for You||iShine Records|
|October 11, 2010||Love Is Calling||iShine Records|
|November 2012||Until Next Time||independent|
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