Jesse McCartney Says New Album Will Have Older Appeal

Jesse McCartney spoke with MTV News about progress on his sophomore album, which he plans to start recording in February. “Lyrically it definitely will be discussing issues that I’ve dealt with in the last two or three years, whether it be fame, fortune, my travels or stuff that’s happened in my personal life,” McCartney said. “I was 15 when I recorded ‘Beautiful Soul’, so by the time this [new] record comes out – that was like four years ago – the material [on this album] will certainly … have a little bit older appeal.” Read more.

Nickelodeon Australia Kids Choice Awards 2005

Jesse McCartney, ‘Australian Idol’ champ Guy Sebastian and finalist Ricki Lee Coulter, Nikki Webster, and Tiffani Wood attended the 2005 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Tuesday (September 20) in Sydney, Australia. Check out pictures from WireImage and GettyImages.

Jesse McCartney Chats With WBLI

Jesse McCartney was on the phone with Wendy Wild of 106.1 BLI in Long Island the other night. Jesse talked about graduating high school, dating Katie Cassidy, ‘Summerland’ getting cancelled, getting Punk’d, his show at Hammerstein Ballroom, and more. Audio has since been removed from

Jesse McCartney Looks To Mature His Sound On Sophomore LP

After his 5-week shoot for ‘Keith’ in November, Jesse McCartney tells MuchMusic he plans to chill for a few weeks before heading back into the studio for a few months to write and record his next album. “I’d looooove to work with the Neptunes,” he says admiringly. So, can we expect a whole new Jesse? “I don’t know if it’ll be a totally new sound – more of a mature sound. My first album I recorded when I was 15 and 16 and I’m gonna be 19 soon. So by the time my next record comes out I want to make sure my music goes with my age, so The Neptunes would be a great place to start.”

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Jesse McCartney On ‘Summerland’ Cancellation

Jesse McCartney was on ‘MuchOnDemand’ on August 25th, where he told a disappointed audience that ‘Summerland’ had been cancelled. “They– I know– I think it’s just a thing– we were up against– we were in a crazy time slot and, you know, the writers were having trouble, and it was just a bad call, I think, just a strike after the WB, but, you know, it’s cool,” he said. “You guys will get sick of me soon enough; I promise. I’m doing a film at the end of the year called ‘Keith’. it’s an indie film. And, you know, it will give me more time to work on my second record.”

Jesse McCartney ‘Up Close’ DVD Preview

Jesse McCartney’s ‘Up Close’ DVD, available September 20th, provides a look back at the singer/actor’s breakthrough year with the release of his debut album, the launch of his sold out tour, and the making of his hit videos which became staples on MTV’s TRL video play lists. Fans will get an up close look at live in-studio performances, revealing interviews and exclusive behind the scenes footage.

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Jesse McCartney’s ‘Carjacker’ Incident At Koi

Jesse McCartney dined at Koi in downtown Los Angeles with girlfriend Katie Cassidy, daughter of the Partridge Family’s David Cassidy. Upon leaving, Jesse took the keys for car much like his own, climbed into the driver’s seat, and then finally realized he had the wrong car.

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On TV: Natasha Bedingfield, Jesse McCartney

Pop acts on television this week include Natasha Bedingfield, who is featured on ‘Total Request Live’s ‘Pre-RL’; Jesse McCartney, who visits ‘TRL’ on Tuesday to talk about being a Punk’d victim; and on Thursday, ‘TRL’ will have a contest to be the on-tour assistant for ‘American Idol’ season one champ Kelly Clarkson.

On TV: Lindsay Lohan, Jesse McCartney, Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards 'Failer'

Pop acts on television this week include former New Kids on the Block member and ‘Dancing With The Stars’ star Joey McIntyre, who visits ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Monday; Lindsay Lohan, who promotes ‘Herbie: Fully Loaded’ on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Tuesday and ‘The Early Show’, ‘The View’, ‘TRL’ and ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Wednesday; Jesse McCartney, who visits ‘TRL’ on Tuesday; Kathleen Edwards, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Wednesday; and ‘American Idol’ season four champ Carrie Underwood, who visits ‘The View’ on Friday.

On TV: Gwen Stefani, Jesse McCartney, Anna Nalick

Anna Nalick on a sofa

Pop acts on television this week include No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani, who performs on ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday; Jesse McCartney, who visits ‘TRL’ on Monday; ‘American Idol’ champ Carrie Underwood, who stops by ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Tuesday, ‘The Early Show’ on Wednesday, and ‘The View’ on Thursday; Anna Nalick, who performs on ‘Today’ on Tuesday; Shakira, who performs on ‘TRL’ on Tuesday; Hilary Duff, who visits ‘TRL’ on Tuesday; Alana Grace, who performs on ‘Today’ on Wednesday; and Amos Lee, who performs on ‘Today’ on Thursday.