Whoâ€™s Jason Mraz?
A little booklet about Jason Mraz
This is Jason
Jason Mraz (born June 23, 1977) is an american singer-songwriter, born and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia. He attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, for a short time, studying musical theater. He’s a vegan and owns a advocado farm in San Diego, where he lives. Jason has realesd three album, which all were a sucsess. Mraz released his debut album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, which contained the hit single “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry)”, in 2002 but it was not until the release of his second album, Mr. A-Z that Mraz achieved commercial success. The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold over one hundred thousand copies in the US. In 2008, Mraz released his third studio album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard
200 was a commercial success worldwide, peaking in the top ten of many international charts. Mraz’s international breakthrough came with the release of lead single from We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. titled “I’m Yours”. The single peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100, giving Mraz his first top ten single. The song was a huge commercial success in the US with it receiving a triplePlatinum certification from the RIAA for sales of over three million. The song was successful internationally and topped the charts in New Zealand and Norway and peaking in the top ten of multiple international charts.
This is his albums In 2002, Mraz released his first major-label debut album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come. The album was a relative commercial success, peaking at number fifty-five on the Billboard Hot 200 and at number two on the Top Heatseekers Chart. The lead single from the album, “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry)” was co-written by music production team The Matrix and it was Mraz’s first top twenty single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number fifteen.
Mraz opened for Tracy Chapman in March 2003 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. In July 2005, Mraz opened for Alanis Morissette during her Jagged Little Pill Acoustic Tour. On July 26, 2005, he released his second major-label album, Mr. A–Z, for Atlantic Records. It entered the Billboard 200 album chart at number 5. In December, the album earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, while its producer, the prolific Steve Lillywhite, received a nomination for Producer of the Year. Mraz’s friend and former roommate Billy “Bushwalla” Galewood also collaborated on the album, co-writing “Curbside Prophet” and the album’s third single, and “I’ll Do Anything”.
Mraz released his third studio album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. on May 13, 2008. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard Hot 200 giving Mraz his highest charting album to date. Following the success of lead single, I’m Yours, the album broke into the top ten of many international music charts and charted in the top three in Australia and the US. Mraz and his song “I’m Yours” was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at the 2009 51st Grammy Awards. The album We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical in 2009. On January 31, 2009, Mraz was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, performing “I’m Yours” and “Lucky”, the latter with Colbie Caillat. “Lucky” has peaked on the Hot 100 at 48.
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