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Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz


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Birth Name :

Jason Thomas Mraz

Birth Date :

June 23, 1977

Birth Place :

Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA

Spouse :

Sheridan Edley Mraz (2001-divorced)

Claim to fame :

Single "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)" (2003)


Jason Mraz, born on March 23, 1977 and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia, was mostly influenced with such music genres as reggae, pop, rock, jazz, folk and hip-hop. Having a strong interest in music, he attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy but dropped out a year later when he decided to pick up guitar at the age of 18 and started exploring his singing talent at strawberry fields and on the streets of Manhattan.

After busking around the Big Apple, Jason moved to San Diego. There, he landed a singing career as a duo with drummer Noel "Toca" Rivera. Along with Toca, he performed at the coffeehouses around the town before getting signed to Elektra Records.

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Artist of the Week: Jason Mraz

July 14, 2014 06:51:38 GMT

expects to repeat the success of 2012's "" with a new album. Simply titled "", the upcoming project finds the super talented singer reuniting with Raining Jane whom he has been making music and performing with since 2007.

'Cloud' Singer Zach Sobiech Loses Rare Cancer Battle

May 22, 2013 09:23:57 GMT

Zach Sobiech, teenager who expressed himself through music during his difficult times battling rare cancer Osteosarcoma, passed away at his home in Lakeland Minnesota on Monday, May 20. Sobiech died 17 days after his 18th birthday.

Jason Mraz, Jason Derulo and More Join Music Video for Zach Sobiech's 'Clouds'

May 11, 2013 05:48:49 GMT

In a loving display of compassion and support, top music acts , , and many more appear for the celebrity music video for "Clouds", a beautiful song written by terminal cancer patient Zach Sobiech. The almost-four-minute montage video was put together for the 17-year-old Sobiech, who suffers from osteosarcoma or bone cancer and only hasweeks to live and who wrote the sweet indie pop song as a way to say goodbye to family and friends.

Video Premieres: Pink's 'Just Give Me a Reason', Jason Mraz's 'The Woman I Love'

February 06, 2013 07:14:46 GMT

has released the music video of her latest single "Just Give Me a Reason" featuring 's frontman . The track is the third single off Pink's album "The Truth About Love", her first record to claim the no. 1 spot in the Billboard 200 chart back in September.

Videos: Jason Mraz and Taylor Swift's Performances on 'DWTS'

October 31, 2012 09:22:39 GMT

Caught in between all the tension, the crowd cheers, and the amazing dance moves of Chelsie Hightower and Mark Ballas was 's acoustic and heartfelt performance of his hit single "I Won't Give Up". Mraz sang the lovely tune at the recent "" country night results on Tuesday, October 30.

Lionel Richie Remains No. 1, Blocks Jason Mraz From Ruling Billboard Hot 200

April 26, 2012 01:33:52 GMT

's return to the top spot on Billboard Hot 200 after more than 25 years is not just a brief No. 1 visit. The Motown artist might not directly enter No. 1 on the U.S. album chart in the first two weeks after releasing his new album "", but once he takes over the first position, he grasps it firmly for two consecutive weeks.

Jason Mraz Sings on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show', to Perform Next at GLAAD Awards

April 18, 2012 03:10:17 GMT

celebrated the release of his new album "" on "". Appearing on an episode airing Tuesday, April 17, the Grammy-wining singer/songwriter strummed his guitar and catered audience with one of his new singles "The Woman I Love".

Jason Mraz Debuts 'I Won't Give Up' Music Video

February 17, 2012 08:17:44 GMT

releases an inspiring music video directed by Mark Pellington to promote his new single "I Won't Give Up". It's filled with touching scenes including footage of a former Marine who dances with his girl despite missing a leg.

Adele Continues to Rule Hot 200, Jason Mraz Debuts Atop Digital Songs Chart

January 12, 2012 01:29:49 GMT

is unmovable from the top spot in another quiet week on Billboard Hot 200. The "Set Fire to the Rain" crooner reclaims the throne by selling another 124,000 copies with her second studio album "". Though suffering 14% of decrease, she becomes the only artist who's able to shift over 100,000 this week. It marks her 15th non-consecutive week atop the chart.

Video: Taylor Swift and Jason Mraz Do 'I'm Yours' Duet

August 26, 2011 08:09:43 GMT

After making a surprise collaboration with fellow young singer , teamed up with for another special treat on her tour. The blond beauty and the reggae pop/rock artist joined forces in one of her favorite songs "I'm Yours".

Splitting From Fiancee, Jason Mraz Blames His Art

June 09, 2011 08:14:03 GMT

apparently won't make it down the aisle. Six months after getting engaged to singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman, the singer who made his international breakthrough with his single "I'm Yours" revealed that he and his 29-year-old fiancee have recently called it quits.

Jason Mraz Won't Wed Tristan Prettyman Until Gay Marriage Is Legalized

January 24, 2011 02:50:44 GMT

Singer/songwriter has pledged not to wed fiancee Tristan Prettyman until gay marriage is legal in America. The "I'm Yours" singer proposed to his girlfriend last month but it could be quite some time before they officially exchange vows.

Jason Mraz and Tristan Prettyman Announce Engagement on Twitter

December 25, 2010 01:59:15 GMT

is an engaged man. The "I'm Yours" hitmaker popped up the question to his singer/songwriter girlfriend Tristan Prettyman and she said yes. They quickly reached out to their Twitter followers to announce the happy news.

Jonas Brothers Rip Off Jason Mraz's Hit Single 'I'm Yours'

November 10, 2010 08:34:03 GMT

Buzz on the web suggests there are some similarities between ' song "Introducing Me" and 's hit single "I'm Yours". Mraz himself agrees with the report, admitting in a recent interview with PopEater at the VH1 Save the Music Foundation gala "I noticed a few similarities in the melody."

Pics: Elton John, Jennifer Hudson and More Performing at Grand Slam for Children

October 11, 2010 09:55:31 GMT

Some big stars have been pictured taking the stage of Wynn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas over the weekend. , , , Peter Cincotti, Canadian Tenors, and came to the event that night.

Jason Mraz and The Killers Win ASCAP Awards

April 22, 2010 08:13:02 GMT

was handed with Song of the Year honor at this year's American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Awards. "Songwriters are crazy people and I'm grateful that there are organizations out there that keep us crazy people in business," he said.

52nd Grammys: Taylor Swift Wins Top Honor, Album of the Year

February 01, 2010 04:51:33 GMT

adds another Golden Gramophone to her trophy collection as she picks up Album of the Year. The announcement is made by who takes the stage of Staples Center with the companion of .

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