20 Concerns With Jamie Lynn Spears:

Jamie Lynn Spears responded to Billboard’s 20 inquiries regarding her very early impacts, upcoming jobs and just how Britney when aided her overcome her music jitters.

The theme track rebirth adhered to a Zoey 101 cast get-together on All That earlier this year that was consulted with a cascade of exhilaration on social media. That event was followed by See it Initial: The Follow Me (Zoey 101) Experience, an international livestream event on Sunday (Oct. 25) that continued the reflect on the series.

As Jamie Lynn Spears reviews the power of Zoey 101 and expects more brand-new songs– as well as reprising her role in the Netflix collection Sweet Magnolias– she addressed Billboard’s 20 inquiries regarding her very early influences, upcoming projects and how Britney as soon as helped her conquered her musical jitters.

1. What’s the initial opus that you purchased for yourself, and also what was the medium?

It was a Shania Twain CD, Begin Over. The one that had “That Do Not Impress Me Much” on it, and also I utilized to change the lyrics with “So you think you’re Britney Spears? That do not thrill me much!” I would certainly transform the words and I would certainly do it in my living space.

2. What was the first show you saw?

That’s difficult, due to the fact that I matured mosting likely to my sister’s performances– I don’t truly bear in mind a performance prior to her. The very first one I actually bear in mind was the one where she was opening up for * NSYNC and she carried this silver top as well as this silver pant and also she had her stubborn belly out, and also people were like “Oh my god, that’s so outrageous” and I simply remember thinking “My sister looks terrific and also she remains in a genuine program doing an actual concert!”.

3. Exactly how did your moms and dads form your musical taste?

They have extremely various preference in songs, so I assume that that was crucial. It made me like and also appreciate all music.

4. Who made you realize you could be an artist full-time?

I would certainly state that my sister revealed me that it was possible. We lived in, you recognize, Podunk Kentwood, Louisiana, and she wanted something bad sufficient to go after it.

5. What’s at the top of your professional bucket listing?

And not simply for a task that I was a component of, but something I was a component of creating on the back end– like songwriting on the songs side, or creating on the TV side. I simply believe that would certainly be something that I would actually, truly like– I suggest certainly, that would not desire that?

6. How did your hometown/city shape who you are?

Oh, it’s everything. The people that supported me and also still support me and also maintain me based– today they’re doing that for my youngsters, and I think that’s the reason I returned and I wish to raise my youngsters there, because it keeps me sincere. My home town keeps my actually truthful.

7. What’s the last song you paid attention to?

” Follow Me (Zoey 101)”– it really is. I had to sing it concerning 400 times yesterday!

8. If you could see any kind of musician together, dead or active, that would certainly it be?

I actually wished to see Prince. That’s someone I really did not reach see.

9. What’s the craziest thing you’ve seen take place in the crowd of among your collections?

Once while were shooting Zoey 101, as well as Matthew Underbrush (who played Logan Reese) had simply obtained his authorization … as well as he wrecked his BMW on collection! It was astonishing. It was pretty dramatic, and most likely the craziest point I have actually ever before seen.

10. Just how has the pandemic affected your imagination in 2020?

It’s been way up and way down. I obtain really, truly hyper-creative and also wish to do every little thing; as well as then I simply obtain like, “Ugh, gosh, when am I mosting likely to have the ability to have my imaginative outlet, I just intend to sit here as well as binge-watch TV.” So I believe it’s been a rollercoaster however overall, several of my ideal innovative things has possibly come from being alone as well as having time to be client with my ideas.

11. What was it like to experience the Zoey 101 cast get-together?

It felt like I was kind of in a desire, yet it was amazing to see everybody, and also see everyone doing well. And also the fans loved it, which to me was the ideal part– providing the followers that, what they’ve been desiring so very much.

12. What made you choose that it was time to tape-record an unabridged, updated variation of the theme track?

Well, we never ever launched the original tune. And also it came to be just as popular as the program did– individuals desired the song, the followers desired the track. Throughout this pandemic, I think a great deal of individuals were getting to back for their childhood years shows and also convenience television, and also I wanted to provide something to hold them over while we’re servicing the reboot and likewise kind of examination the waters as to what the reboot would certainly appear like.

The song is a fantastic instance for what the reboot will be, by weding the original Zoey with today’s generations. Making both the old followers and the new fans happy, and making it something favorable, that speak about collaborating as people while likewise simply enjoying and dancing about– I think this track truly covers every one of that.

13. Just how much do you anticipate your focus to be on songs in 2021 as well as past?

Whether I’m creating music independently or whether I am around doing it publicly, songs is a big component of my day-to-day life. I’m an imaginative individual and also right currently, the imaginative electrical outlets that I’ve had the ability to have have been Sweet Magnolias and also this tune and also reboot, which has actually been truly fun because I have actually been able to have both songs as well as acting. I believe for me, songs is constantly there– it’s just concerning having the time to do it and also do it correctly.

14. What are your memories of hearing the Zoey 101 signature tune, which was co-written by your large sister Britney, for the very first time?

I just bear in mind being like truly honored hearing myself on a complete song. Can you imagine being 12 years old as well as hearing yourself on a completely created tune?

15. What’s your karaoke go-to?

” Fancy,” Reba McEntire.

16. What flick, or track, constantly makes you sob?

Steel Magnolias.

17. What TV collection have you enjoyed completely with several times?

Probably Parks and also Rec and The Golden Girls as well as Bewitched … I enjoyed Bewitched a bunch of times, even the ones in black-and-white.

18. What’s one point that also your most committed followers do not learn about you?

Hmm. One point they may not recognize concerning me is that I’m also a songwriter for other musicians. I co-wrote the song “I Obtained The Kid” by Jana Kramer, which won NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Organization International) and BMI Honors.

19. If you were not an artist, what would certainly you be?

I would certainly like to be a meteorologist … ’cause I’m truly afraid of twisters, and meteorologists obtain to be in a huge workshop every time there’s a hurricane, and also I really feel like that’s the safest place to be. I’m truly confident of anything … except when it comes to a hurricane.

20. What’s one item of advice you would certainly offer to your younger self?

Appreciate it, and stop being so hard on yourself. Have a good time and simply do what you feel you intend to do, you know? Depend on your intestine and have a good time.