It looks like One Direction could have some stiff competition on their hands from rival pop hotties the Jonas Brothers!

As Harry Styles and co prepare to drop their second album, the original trio, made up of Joe, Kevin and Nick Jonas COULD beat them to it with their own new release!

After teasing fans about their comeback album earlier this year, middle bro Joe has hinted we may be treated to some new tracks sooner than expected!

''I think before the end of the year definitely,” Joe told JustJaredJr.com of the siblings’ new material.

“We've got a couple opportunities this year concert-wise that we might do so you might hear it there!''

And revealing what anxious tweens can expect from the follow-up to their 2009 album ‘Lines, Vines and Trying Times,’ he added,

“I think they have more mature lyrics and as we're getting older we're able to talk about different things and we each have different inspirations.

''I'm really happy with the music though. I feel like it's kind of more back to what it should be, more where the roots are, meaning instruments. You know, it's not so programmed and all off a keyboard and electronic stuff, it's almost organic.''

Written by Sophie Barnett

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