Jonas Brothers on Solo Careers, and Performing for Obama Girls

The Jonas Brothers tell Barbara Walters about singing for the first family.

Feb. 17, 2009— -- The first daughters were beside themselves when they discovered the Jonas Brothers band in their new home on inauguration night.

Nick Jonas told ABC's Barbara Walters that Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7, started screaming when they found out their favorite band was the prize at the end of the White House scavenger hunt: "It was really funny," Nick said, in an interview to air as part of Walters' annual Oscar special.

The White House staff had arranged for clues to be placed throughout the home to teach Malia and Sasha about the historic building. The scavenger hunt was similar to the one Chelsea Clinton had when she first moved into the White House in 1993, but the Obama girls' education ended much differently when they received the last clue and opened a door to find the Jonas Brothers.

During the private concert the brothers played three acoustic songs and posed for photos with nearly 50 kids who attended the concert.

The first daughters' exciting introduction to the White House came just days after the sisters had watched the Jonas Brothers perform at the Kids' Inaugural Concert where Malia and Sasha danced to the music and took photos of the boys.

"It was a really great thing," Nick said. "And then, at the very end, me and Kevin gave our guitars to the girls, and signed 'em, and it was very cool. We were like, all right, I guess we're the house band for the White House every Tuesday night."

Nick, 16, the youngest band member, is considered a musical prodigy and a natural leader.

"People always think he's the one that we pick on, but he is wise for his age," 21-year-old Kevin Jonas said.

Nick chuckled when asked to describe his oldest brother, who's known as an extrovert.

The words "very enthusiastic" and "a dreamer" came to mind, "which is good," Nick said. "And at times, kind of challenging. But it's always fun."

Then there's Joe Jonas, 19, the heartthrob.

"He's, you know, a great frontman of the band," Kevin said of Joe. "Really, each part, each one of us, I think, has our role, but I think for Joe, he really stands out, and has that Mick Jagger-esque feel to him."

"Thank you," Joe replied modestly.

Jonas Brothers: What's Next

When asked if he might be the next Justin Timberlake, and break away from the group, Joe acknowledged that they "always talk about solo projects," but he was quick to point out that "for us, it would never be a solo project, it'd be a side project.

"There's no way we can just break up, because, I mean, I live in the same house as them, so it's going to be pretty difficult," Joe said.

Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas are the three biggest names to capture the hearts of adolescent girls this century. In the past few months they have played Times Square on New Year's Eve, headlined "The American Music Awards," sang for the outgoing president, and performed at the Grammys with Stevie Wonder.

And now, their new film, "Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience," opens Friday, Feb. 27. The film is produced by Walt Disney Pictures, which is owned by the Walt Disney Company, the parent company of ABC News.

The boys write their own music and play their own instruments, and any time spent with the Jonases on tour reveals they are a faith-based family who pray at their own concerts.

"You have to really draw on that faith on a daily basis, to know that our strength and every gift that we all have, that the boys have, comes from, from the Lord," the boys' mother Denise Jonas told Walters.

Their father, Kevin, said, "Every room I walk in the crew tells me, 'Thank you for raising good boys.'"

The family is currently living in Dallas, and the brothers have been busy -- recording a new album and shooting a new TV series called "Jonas" for the Disney Channel, set to debut in May.

"Who's to say what tomorrow will bring, but we do believe that our fans are amazing, and that they will be there for us, forever," Nick said. "These fans are different. And, like we said, we're all growing up together, and they mean a lot to us. I think they know that we really do care for them. And I believe that the favor will be returned."