Nick Jonas has his eye on directing, 2016 album may be his last traditional work

Nick Jonas Discusses "Last Year Was Complicated" As Possibly His Last Traditional Album Release

Justin Timberlake and Neil Patrick Harris may want to watch out -- it looks like Nick Jonas may become the new triple threat. The "Jealous" singer stopped by AOL BUILD on Thursday and revealed that while music has been a part of his life for a long time, there's a lot more he'd like to do with his career, starting with writing and directing his own projects.

"Acting has become a major priority for me. The music has always been kind of number one because it's just within me and I love it and it's a passion. But the acting is something that challenges me and I've been fortunate to find some really great projects between "Goat" and "Kingdom" and other thing coming up that I'm really excited about," Jonas shared before revealing that he's got his eye on something bigger.

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"Along with that comes a real desire to direct -- I have an eye for it and I've worked with some great directors. I feel like I kind of speak that language. There's a few stories that I want to write and hopefully direct myself."

But he's not stopping there. The 23-year-old artist says he also has plans to return to Broadway and hopes to make a name for himself there.

"I'd love to return to Broadway at some point in time with a show that I write myself. Hopefully that happens," he shared.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23: Musician Nick Jonas performs onstage at the Wiltern Theatre on October 23, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 13: Nick Jonas attends the 2016 Miss America Competition at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 13, 2015 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 17: Recording artist/actor Nick Jonas performs during the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 09: Singer Nick Jonas performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's 2015 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 18: Singer Nick Jonas attends the Greater Los Angeles Chapter Of The American Diabetes Association's Father of the Year Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 18, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Nick Jonas performs during a surprise visit at Westfield London on April 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 716A -- Pictured: (l-r) Nick Jonas, Matt McAndrew, DaNica Shirey, Luke Wade -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 24: Singer Nick Jonas attends the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals - Day 1 on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 716A -- Pictured: Nick Jonas -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Nick Jonas arrives at the 2014 American Music Awards - Arrivals at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 716A -- Pictured: (l-r) Ryan Sill, Chris Jamison, Nick Jonas, Damien Lawson, Matt McAndrew, DaNica Shirey -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 716A -- Pictured: (l-r) Craig Wayne Boyd, Taylor John Williams, Ryan Sill, Chris Jamison, Nick Jonas, Damien Lawson, Matt McAndrew, DaNica Shirey, Luke Wade -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Singer Nick Jonas performs during the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK NY - NOVEMBER 26: Nick Jonas sighting on November 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Singer Nick Jonas performs during the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/Getty Images)
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The youngest member of the former Jonas Brothers recently revealed that he broke up the band in 2013 after deciding he wanted to go in a different direction. His music and latest album "Last Year Was Complicated" was definitely a reflection of that, but he says it will likely be his last album of that nature.

"I think it's an interesting time in music as a whole where you have to be progressive. This is a crazy thing to say, but I am going to say it. Right now, I think the model of the album is kind of done. This may be one of the last traditional albums I do, because I think I need to shift to where the world is going, which is streaming -- finding new and creative ways to release music."

Jonas clearly has his eye on a couple big things to check off his bucket list.

WATCH: Check out Nick's full interview at AOL

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