Their third studio album, A Little Bit Longer (2008), became their first to top the Billboard 200, and went on to become their highest selling album to date.
The album's lead single became a top five hit in the United States.
Following his departure from the band, Jonas began working as a songwriter for various artists.
He began working on a new musical project for himself, though was unsure whether it would be his second studio album or a new project for a band.
The band released their fourth studio album, entitled Lines, Vines and Trying Times, on June 16, 2009.