Nick Jonas is opening up about a significant incident that occurred during a performance.
Being an accomplished artist with many accolades does not save one from making mistakes, which is what the “Chains” singer learned the hard way. The renowned Jonas Brothers band member recently shared a candid and reflective look into a significant moment from his career.
Nick Jonas Opens Up About Memorable Guitar Solo Mishap And Its Impact
In a recent podcast interview, the 30-year-old took a nostalgic trip down memory lane, discussing his now-viral off-key performance at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. Joined by his brothers Kevin and Joe, the actor opened up about the unforgettable moment when his guitar solo took an unexpected turn during Kelsea Ballerini’s performance of her chart-topping single “Peter Pan.”
Reflecting on the experience, he admitted that, in hindsight, he can now find humor in how significant he thought it was at the time. However, the incident gained more attention than anticipated, leading him to seek therapy. He stated:
“In retrospect, I can kind of laugh about how big I thought it was. But it did travel more than I wish it would have, and it did cause me to go to therapy.”
Opening up on the “Armchair Expert With Dax Shepard” podcast, he shared that he was initially confident due to the extensive rehearsals leading up to the event. Still, he suddenly found himself unexpectedly facing a mental block as he approached Ballerini on stage.
He explained, “I started, it was fine, and as I walked towards her, I just went completely blank, and I hit a wrong note and blacked out basically and clocked that it was wrong, and I couldn’t stop.”
The award show, which happened amidst his group’s hiatus, left a lasting impression on the father-of-one and shaped his expectations for performances after that. The “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” star confessed that he struggles to fully comprehend what occurred during that fateful momententire.
He recalled that immediately following the mishap, he was hastily taken to a car and rushed onto a plane. Overwhelmed by the event, Jonas noted that he turned to his manager and, with a sense of shock, admitted, “I think that was bad.”
Apart from leaving an indelible mark on him, it became a traumatic moment that influenced the intense pressure he placed upon himself to achieve perfection and maintain a constant state of readiness. In conclusion, he revealed, “I was in shock kinda. Like it was a traumatic moment that shaped the pressure I put on myself to be perfect and always be on.”
Priyanka Chopra Shows Unwavering Support For Her Husband After Vegas Performance
Since the pair embarked on their relationship journey in 2018, they became the epitome of couple goals, consistently sharing heartwarming glimpses of their mutual support in personal and professional endeavors.
Therefore, it was no surprise that during her beau’s performance in Vegas, she was his steadfast pillar of support, occupying a prominent spot in front of the stage. Going above and beyond, The Blast observed that the actress took her admiration further, expressing her pride and adoration for the performer on social media following the show.
The “Citadel” star shared a series of captivating images of her and the “Chaos Walking” actor taken before the show’s start on her Instagram story. These heartwarming snapshots, initially posted by Jonas on his own Instagram feed, served as a testament to the couple’s love and support for each other.
With a heartfelt message that read, “You are the wings I need to fly away,” the “Quantico” actress and her husband stunned in matching all-black ensembles. Priyanka donned a stunning shimmery metallic dress, a fur coat, black stilettos, and bold red lipstick. At the same time, the singer sported a shiny shirt and leather pants, complemented by a wristwatch and a ring.
In the snapshots, the inseparable love birds were tightly embraced in the initial frames, while the final image showed them smiling at each other with closed eyes.