In 2009, Nick Jonas could have spent spring break catching rays on the beaches of Cancun with Joe and Kevin. Instead, he was holed up in Nashville's iconic Blackbird Studio (where everyone from Neil Young to Nick's current obsession, Kings of Leon, has recorded) with a handful of Prince's ex-bandmates. Eight days later, he emerged with a solo album full of raw, soulful tunes. "Songs were pouring out of me," the curly-haired crooner says. "I've been wanting to do this for three years."