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At six years old, Jo Jo was offered a record deal, but her mother turned it down because she believed Jo Jo was too young for a music career.
After appearing on various talk shows, the Mc Donald's Gospelfest, performing Whitney Houston's "I Believe in You and Me" and competing on the television show, America's Most Talented Kids (losing to Diana De Garmo), record producer Vincent Herbert contacted her and asked her to audition for Blackground Records.
"Leave (Get Out)", her debut single, reached number one on the US Billboard Pop songs chart, which made her the youngest solo artist to top the chart at 13 years old.
The song peaked at 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold by the RIAA.
She has also released two mixtapes independently, Can't Take That Away from Me in 2010 and Agápē in December 2012, as well as two EPs, Love Jo (2014) and Love Jo2 (2015) following her signing with Atlantic Records in 2014.
That year, she was requested by First Lady Laura Bush to perform at the 2004 Christmas in Washington special, broadcast by TNT and hosted by Dr. Jo Jo hosted and performed at the Hope Rocks Concert in 2005 to benefit City of Hope National Medical Center, and co-hosted the 2006 TV Guide Channel's countdown to the Grammy Awards.She starred in the Lifetime Television film True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet in 2008.Jo Jo was born in Brattleboro, Vermont, but raised in Keene, New Hampshire, and Foxborough, Massachusetts.The first single was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, which made Jo Jo the youngest MTV Video Music Award nominee.Her first album, the platinum-selling Jo Jo, was released in 2004, peaking at number four on the U. Billboard 200 and number ten on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, selling 95,000 copies in its first week and reaching the top forty of the UK Albums Chart.
During her audition for Barry Hankerson, Hankerson told her that the spirit of his niece, the late singer Aaliyah, had brought her to him.