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Jason Mraz

Mraz performing at Point Nepean on March 18, 2008
Background information
Birth name Jason Thomas Mraz
Born June 23, 1977 (1977-06-23) (age 32)
Mechanicsville, Virginia
United States
Origin California
Genres Rock, Pop rock, Alternative rock, Soul
Occupations Singer-songwriter, Musician
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin
Ukulele, Keyboards
Years active since 1999
Labels Elektra Records (2002–2005)
Atlantic Records (2005—present)
Website www.jasonmraz.com/
.Jason Mraz (pronounced /məˈræz/;[1] born June 23, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, born and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia.^ June 1977 , Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA more Contact: .
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^ Jason Mraz is an American singer-songwriter, born and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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^ Jason grew up in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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.Mraz's stylistic influences include reggae, pop, rock, folk, jazz, and hip hop.^ Jason Mraz is an eclectic artist with multiple and varied stylistic influences, including pop, rock, jazz, folksy country, and hip-hop/rap.
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^ Mraz 's stylistic influences include reggae, pop, rock, folk, jazz, and hip hop.
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^ His stylistic influences include reggae, pop, rock, folk, jazz and hip-hop.
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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 Steal Things.">We Sing.^ Next We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things (207 reviews - read ) .
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^ Album: We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things .
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^ Waiting for My Rocket to Come Mr. A-Z We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things .
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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.^ The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold...
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^ The album debuted at number three on the Billboard Hot 200 giving Mraz his highest charting album to date.
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^ It entered the Billboard 200 album chart at number 5.
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.Mraz's international breakthrough came with the release of lead single from We Sing.^ Mraz’s international breakthrough came with the release of lead single from We Sing.
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^ Mraz's international breakthrough came with the release of lead single from We Sing.
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^ Mraz’s breakthrough hit was called “The Remedy.” It was released in 2002 on his debut album Waiting For My Rocket to Come .
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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.^ Mraz topped the Billboard Mainstrem Top 40 chart with " I'm Yours ."
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^ The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold...
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^ Mraz topped the Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks chart with " I'm Yours ."
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.The song was a huge commercial success in the US with it receiving a triple-Platinum certification from the RIAA for sales of over three million.^ The song was a huge commercial success in the US with it receiving a triple-Platinum certification from the RIAA for sales of over three million.
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^ The song was a huge commercial success in the US with it receiving a triple-Platinum certification from the RIAA for sales of over three million.Marketwire.com The song was successful internationally and topped the charts in New Zealand and Norway and peaking in the top ten of multiple international charts.
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^ The first song ever to top the charts in four different pop radio formats, "I'm Yours" is the #4 most downloaded song of all time, with sales now exceeding 4.8 million downloads.
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[2] .The song was successful internationally and topped the charts in New Zealand and Norway and peaking in the top ten of multiple international charts.^ The song was a huge commercial success in the US with it receiving a triple-Platinum certification from the RIAA for sales of over three million.Marketwire.com The song was successful internationally and topped the charts in New Zealand and Norway and peaking in the top ten of multiple international charts.
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^ The first song ever to top the charts in four different pop radio formats, "I'm Yours" is the #4 most downloaded song of all time, with sales now exceeding 4.8 million downloads.
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^ The single peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100, giving Mraz his first top ten single.
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Personal life

Mraz is of Czech descent through his grandfather who moved to the United States from what is now the Czech Republic in 1915.[3] His surname is Czech for "frost."[3] Mraz is a vegan.[4]
.He attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, for a short time, studying musical theater before moving to San Diego.^ After a brief stint studying musical theater in New York, he moved to San Diego.
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^ He studied musical theater in New York for a time and moved on to learn guitar, hitting the scene in San Diego, California in 1999, playing coffee houses and clubs.
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^ After high school, Jason moved to New York where he studied musical theater at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
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.Mraz also owns an avocado farm in Northern San Diego County near Fallbrook.^ Mraz also owns an avocado farm in Northern San Diego County near Fallbrook.
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^ Mraz Mechanicsville California, Via San Diego, Czech Republic View my complete profile .

^ Jason Mraz first began his journey at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC eventually moving to San Diego, starting an avocado farm (yes, that is a fact) and singing at local venues.
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[5]

Music career

Waiting For My Rocket to Come

.In 2002, Mraz released his first major-label debut album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come.^ The Remedy boosted the sales of Jason Mraz's major label debut release, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, which would be certified platinum.
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^ Selected discography Waiting for My Rocket to Come Elektra, 2003.

^ In 2002, Mraz released his first major-label debut album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come .
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.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 album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold...
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^ The album debuted at number three on the Billboard Hot 200 giving Mraz his highest charting album to date.
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^ SoundScan/Billboard 200 album chart in May.
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.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.^ The buoyant first single "Remedy [I Won't Worry] which Mraz had co-written with pop hitmakers the Matrix, proved to be a big hit, and Mraz headed out on the road to support it.
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^ 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.
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^ The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold...
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Mr. A–Z and tours

.Mraz opened for Tracy Chapman in March 2003 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.^ He’s fab in concert though, I saw him last night at the Royal Albert Hall.
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^ The wolverhampton and Royal Albert Hall show's are my sources too.
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.In July 2005, Mraz opened for Alanis Morissette during her Jagged Little Pill Acoustic Tour.^ Jason Mraz started touring to support the album and in June and July of 2005, he opened for Alanis Morrissette's tour.
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^ Mraz began opening for Alanis Morissette 's 'Jagged Little Pill Acoustic Tour.'
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^ He was also tapped to be a featured singer during The Gap's fall ad campaign in 2005 along with Keith Urban, Alanis Morrissette, Joss Stone, and others.
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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.[6] 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 tune also nominated for "Song of the Year" at this year's Grammy Awards.
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^ The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold...
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^ A-Z reached number 5 on the charts and earned a Grammy nomination; however the album slipped under the radar a bit.
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[7] 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 began his long-running tour in support of Mr. A–Z at the San Diego Music Awards on September 12. The tour featured a variety of opening acts, including Bushwalla and Tristan Prettyman, with whom he had co-written the duet "Shy That Way" in 2002.[8] Mraz and Prettyman dated, ending their relationship in 2006. They also co-wrote the song "All I Want For Christmas is Us".[citation needed] In November 2005, Mraz opened for the Rolling Stones on five dates during their 2005–2006 world tour. .Also in 2005, Mraz was one of many singers featured in the fall advertisement campaign for The Gap entitled "Favorites". The music-themed campaign also featured other singers including Tristan Prettyman, Michelle Branch, Joss Stone, Keith Urban, Alanis Morissette, Brandon Boyd, and Michelle Williams.^ Jason Mraz – he is one of my favorites.
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^ Since we just recently featured that great video, we thought it would be a good idea to also post for you the official I’m Yours Music Video (Jason Mraz).

^ Mraz began opening for Alanis Morissette 's 'Jagged Little Pill Acoustic Tour.'
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[9] .In December 2005, Mraz released the first part of his ongoing podcast.^ Jason was most recently on tour with Alanis Morissette and his latest album, Mr. A-Z (which reads as "Mraz") was released on July 26, 2005.
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^ Mraz teamed up with Elektra producer John Alagia and released his first album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, in October of 2003.

^ Mraz hasn’t taken such a long break since he first burst on the scene in 2002 with his debut album “Waiting For My Rocket To Come.” Since then, it had been constant touring and the release of another album, 2005’s “Mr.
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Jason Mraz performs at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on May 17, 2006.
.In March 2006, Mraz also performed for the first time at a sold-out performance in Singapore with Toca Rivera as part of the annual Mosaic Music Festival.^ The first person in the group was Toca Rivera.

^ A singer-songwriter originally from Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA, Jason Mraz set out for the big city, attending a performing arts college in New York City.
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^ I want to write optimistic material, and upbeat stuff — but I don’t want to leave out the beauty this time around,” Mraz says.
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.March 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] In May 2006, Mraz toured mostly small venues and music festivals in the U.S., along with a few shows in the United Kingdom and Ireland.^ I closing, please, keep hating on Jason Mraz and posting the evidence so we may at least have a few laughs at this douche’s expense.
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^ We Steal Things, released in 2008 and Mraz has been touring for almost two years ...
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^ Saw him in July at a small outdoor venue with Gavin Degraw and it was a really fun show.
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.The tour included a May 6, 2006 acoustic show with P.O.D., Better Than Ezra, Live, and The Presidents of the United States of America.^ "I try with every show to spread the love and inspire others to realize what their dreams are and to go after it, to make a life rather than a living."

^ With more than a dozen Christmas tours launching this season, organizers say concertgoers are seeking out live holiday entertainment in impressive numbers.
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^ Shawkii - By way of clarification: I'm not sure what country you are from, but if you are from the United States of America, you might read up on the history of marriage in that country.

Mraz was featured as a headlining guest of St. Louis's annual Fair St. Louis and performed a free concert at the base of the Arch on July 1, 2006.
.In December 2006, Selections for Friends, the live, online-only album recorded during the Songs for Friends Tour, was released.^ Jason was most recently on tour with Alanis Morissette and his latest album, Mr. A-Z (which reads as "Mraz") was released on July 26, 2005.
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^ A friend posted at 3:32pm on December 23, 2008 Great song!
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^ Jason Mraz has only released two albums, yet he has a large and loyal following of fans who bought almost a million copies of his first record largely on the strength of word-of-mouth marketing.

.Selections for Friends features Jason's favorite songs from the Schubas Tavern and Villa Montalvo shows he played in July 2006. Jason Mraz began 2007 by debuting his new single "The Beauty in Ugly", an earlier track penned by Mraz entitled "Plain Jane" that he rewrote for the ABC television program Ugly Betty.^ The song has it right: Jason Mraz is lucky.
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^ File: Jason Mraz - Song for a Friend mp3 .
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^ Show: all songs non-album songs show more » Jason Mraz albums: .
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The song was featured as a part of ABC's "Be Ugly in '07" campaign.[10] He has since released a song in Spanish entitled "La Nueva Belleza (The New Beauty)".[11]
.In 2007, American Idol contestant Chris Richardson performed "Geek in the Pink", which subsequently garnered the song mass recognition and increased downloads at the American iTunes Store.^ The lyrics were as tight as ever, and songs like “Life is Wonderful,” “Wordplay,” and “Geek in the Pink” bleed Jason Mraz.
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^ Mraz hit the Top 40 with " Geek In The Pink " (available for download at iTunes and Amazon-mp3 ).
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^ Jason Mraz performs “I’m Yours”, the title track off his latest album, on American Idol.
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It was also performed later that year by Canadian Idol contestant Greg Neufeld..March 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] "Geek in the Pink" peaked at #22 on the U.S. iTunes Store on March 10, 2007, but it was ineligible for the site's Hot 100.[citation needed] The tape-recording of bootlegs during Mraz's shows is explicitly supported by him and his management.^ That single recently set the record as the longest-running song on Billboard’s “Hot 100” in the 51-year history of the chart, & hit #1 at 4 radio formats.
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^ The lyrics were as tight as ever, and songs like “Life is Wonderful,” “Wordplay,” and “Geek in the Pink” bleed Jason Mraz.
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[12]

We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.

Jason Mraz at Gröna Lund In Stockholm, Sweden 2008
Mraz released his third studio album, .We Steal Things.">We Sing.^ Next We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things (207 reviews - read ) .
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^ Album: We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things .
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^ Waiting for My Rocket to Come Mr. A-Z We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things .
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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.^ The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold...
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^ May 13 2008 .
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^ The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 was a commercial success worldwide, peaking in the top ten of many international charts.
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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.[13]
.The first single "I'm Yours" reached #1 on AAA radio charts in the US. The single was a B-side to Mr A-Z, and was made famous by recordings from his live shows.^ One of those shows, an October 2003 date at the Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee, was later documented on Mraz's summer 2004 live release Tonight, Not Again, The album tided his fans over until July 2005, when the songwriter returned with the sophomore studio effort Mr. A-Z. Mraz's popularity reached a new high in 2008 with the release of We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things, which peaked at number three and spawned his first chart-topping single, "I'm Yours."
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^ The first song ever to top the charts in four different pop radio formats, "I'm Yours" is the #4 most downloaded song of all time, with sales now exceeding 4.8 million downloads.
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  • Jason Mraz Triumphs at 52nd Annual Grammy Awards; Acclaimed Tunesmith Wins Trophies for "Best Male Pop Vocal Performance" and "Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals" | Web 2.0 Journal 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC web2.sys-con.com [Source type: General]

^ Jason broke the Billboard record when “I’m Yours” logged a chart-best 70th week, passing the 69-week stay of LeAnn Rimes’ “How Do I Live”.

.In September 2008, the song became Mraz's first Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking so far at #6. As of October 14, 2008, the album has been certified Gold by the RIAA, selling in excess of 500,000 copies in the US. The song was a commercial success worldwide, peaking in the top ten of multiple European charts and topping the charts in New Zealand for six weeks.^ Mraz said he was surprised by the song's success.
  • Jason Mraz wants his music and his actions to help people change their lives for the better - Scene - Modbee.com 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.modbee.com [Source type: General]

^ The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold...
  • Jason Mraz - Kosmix : Reference, Videos, Images, News, Shopping and more... 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.kosmix.com [Source type: General]

^ The single peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100, giving Mraz his first top ten single.
  • http://getglue.com/recording_artists/jason_mraz 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC getglue.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Jason Mraz 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[14]
.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.^ Billboard Hot 11, and the single "I'm Yours" would be nominated for the Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
  • Jason Mraz Tickets, Jason Mraz Concert Tickets, Jason Mraz Schedule 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.ticketliquidator.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2003, he won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the 2002 single...
  • Jason Mraz - I'm Yours 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The fact that she was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at this year’s Grammys must mean something.
  • Jason Mraz | andPOP 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.andpop.com [Source type: General]

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.^ Mraz's tune also nominated for "Song of the Year" at this year's Grammy Awards.
  • Jason Mraz Is the King of the Singles | PopEater.com 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A collection of live performances of Jason Mraz.
  • Jason Mraz Live Music < Video Playlist | Embedr 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC embedr.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We Steal Things', including 'I'm Yours' and 'Lucky' with guest Colbie Caillat, along with some of the older favourites and a few new songs) .
  • Jason Mraz Cds, Jason Mraz Records, Cd Singles, Rare Records, Vinyl, Albums, Discography - Page 1 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC eil.com [Source type: General]

"Lucky" has peaked on the Hot 100 at 48.
.With "Make It Mine" and "Lucky", Mraz won two awards for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals at the 2010 52nd Grammy Awards.^ By curbsideprophecies Alicia wrote to let me know that the German Jason Mraz site has a new video up for “Make It Mine”.
  • Jason Mraz - Boxxet 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ My favs in order are Make it Mine, I'm Yours, Lucky, The Geek in the pink, Wordplay..or maybe not...I can't decide...
  • Welcome to the CASTRO CAFE! - Jason Mraz. 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC cafe.jasoncastromusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Playing acoustic was how Mraz started out and it was important to him to go back to that approach after producing two big pop rock records.
  • Jason Mraz | andPOP 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.andpop.com [Source type: General]

Fourth studio album

.Mraz posted on his Myspace in November 2009 plans for a new album to be recorded starting in December, stating "In 2 weeks time I will enter the studio and begin recording the next album.^ Comments By PopEater / Wire Services Posted Aug 31st 2009 03:42PM PRINT E-MAIL More Sorry, LeAnn Rimes, but Jason Mraz is the new king of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
  • Jason Mraz Is the King of the Singles | PopEater.com 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.popeater.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Playing acoustic was how Mraz started out and it was important to him to go back to that approach after producing two big pop rock records.
  • Jason Mraz | andPOP 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.andpop.com [Source type: General]

^ Interviews , Pop Tags: Jason Mraz Posted on December 26th, 2008 by andPOP Staff His album “We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things” was a smash hit this year and his single “I’m Yours” became the anthem of Summer 08.
  • Jason Mraz | andPOP 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.andpop.com [Source type: General]

.Only a handful of songs are written and slated but the momentum of love is with me.^ Augustana, "Sweet and Low" - I love how the song was written it was written very personally.
  • Jason Mraz » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Every day new verses get added on. The songs are coming together piece by piece. The process is unlike any of the other records before this. It's like I'm being gifted the album without having to do the work. I'm creating that in 6 months the project will be complete and then we'll hit the road again with new sounds and new musicians." [15]

Discography

Studio albums
  • Waiting for My Rocket to Come (2002)
  • Mr. A–Z (2005)
  • .We Steal Things.">We Sing.^ Next We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things (207 reviews - read ) .
    • Jason Mraz on Yahoo! Music 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Album: We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things .
    • Jason mraz - MP3 Search & Free Mp3 Downloads 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC beemp3.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Waiting for My Rocket to Come Mr. A-Z We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things .
    • Radio Swiss Jazz - Jason Mraz - Biography 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

    We Dance. We Steal Things.
    (2008)
Live albums

References

  1. ^ See inogolo:pronunciation of Jason Mraz.
  2. ^ Marketwire.com
  3. ^ a b Blair, Tom (November 2008). "Dialogue: Jason Mraz". San Diego Magazine. http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/media/San-Diego-Magazine/November-2008/Jason-Mraz/index.php?cparticle=2&siarticle=1#artanc. Retrieved 2009-02-06. 
  4. ^ Vegpage.com
  5. ^ Sandiegomagazine.com
  6. ^ Zahlaway, John (August 12, 2005). "Jason Mraz books headlining fall tour". Live Daily. http://www.livedaily.com/news/Jason_Mraz_books_headlining_fall_tour-8592.html?t=1. Retrieved July 1, 2007. 
  7. ^ "Fast Facts: 48th Annual Grammy Nominees". December 8, 2005. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,178108,00.html. Retrieved July 1, 2007. 
  8. ^ Jacobs, Jay S (2005). "Tristan Prettyman Rides the Crest". http://www.popentertainment.com/tristanprettyman.htm. Retrieved July 1, 2007. 
  9. ^ "GAP Favorites Alanis Morissete, Jos Stone, Destiny's Child sing Michelle Williams and Keith Urban". July 31, 2005. http://news.softpedia.com/news/GAP-Favorites-Alanis-Morissette-Joss-Stone-Destiny-s-Child-singer-Michelle-Williams-and-Keith-Urban-5662.shtml. 
  10. ^ "Jason Mraz: The Beauty in Ugly". iTunes. http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?id=210445555&s=143441. 
  11. ^ "Jason Mraz: La Nueva Belleza". iTunes. http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?id=216664958&s=143441. 
  12. ^ "Jason Mraz". http://www.jasonmraz.com. 
  13. ^ "Charts – We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.". http://acharts.us/album/35677. 
  14. ^ "Charts – "I'm Yours"". http://acharts.us/song/34437. 
  15. ^ "Jason Mraz Myspaces Plans". http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=4818814&blogId=519608759. 

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Quotes

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From Wikiquote

Jason Mraz in concert at the Copley Symphony Hall in San Diego, California
.Jason Thomas Mraz (born June 23, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, born and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond.^ Jason Thomas Mraz (born June 23, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, born and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond.
  • Jason Mraz Lyrics, Lyrics to Jason Mraz - LyricsMode.com 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.lyricsmode.com [Source type: General]
  • Jason Mraz lyrics | Lyricsty.com 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.lyricsty.com [Source type: General]

^ Mraz was 13 when he began writing in his hometown of Mechanicsville, a sprawling Virginia suburb of Richmond.
  • Jason Mraz, Making his Contribution to Happiness by George Varga on Creators.com - A Syndicate Of Talent 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.creators.com [Source type: General]

^ June 23, 1977 Mechanicsville, VA Biography .
  • Jason Mraz Biography & Awards | Billboard.com 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.billboard.com [Source type: General]

Sourced

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  • They come to have a party for themselves, and we're kind of a house band for their party.^ And they’re just not that uptight when it comes to enforcing the law as long as using it is recreational and you’re not dealing Just know what you’re doing.
    • Pink is the New Blog | Everybody's Business Is My Business » Blog Archive » Jason Mraz Likes To Smoke 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.pinkisthenewblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ So I was kind of forced, like, "Okay, I've got eight and a half seconds," I started my song as they were coming, and I would cater the song to like their strut.
    • Jason Mraz: Curbside Prophet - TeenMusic.com 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.teenmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Granted, the message probably didn’t come from our parents — they realize we’re human.
    • Tag Archive for ‘Jason Mraz’ at SuperForest 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC teamsuperforest.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • Discussing students in college venues
    • Fuoco, Christina, "Jason Mraz Goes to School", Rolling Stone, 2 September 2007.^ Jason Mraz Biography 2007-2006 .
      • Home - Jason Mraz Biography, Jason Mraz news, Jason Mraz Discography, I'm Yours 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.jason-mraz-biography.net [Source type: General]

      ^ Discuss Jason Mraz in the community .
      • Jason Mraz Cds, Jason Mraz Records, Cd Singles, Rare Records, Vinyl, Albums, Discography - Page 1 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC eil.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Customer Discussions Jason Mraz forum .
      • Amazon.com: Jason Mraz: Albums, Songs, Bios, Photos 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

      .URL accessed on 2007-09-28.
  • [Writing songs] is no different than explaining to somebody what you dreamed last night: No one ever gives you crap for what you dreamed last night.^ We don't want you to write the song".
    • Jason Mraz: Curbside Prophet - TeenMusic.com 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.teenmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ With one song, you get the Mini Player.
    • We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. album by Jason Mraz on MySpace Music - stream full MP3 songs and albums 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC music.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Reply Jay Thu 08/20/09 5:51 PM This song is the only one that deserved this amount of time on the charts.
    • Jason Mraz's 'I'm Yours' smashes Billboard record, remains totally unkillable | EW.com 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC music-mix.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Jason Mraz's 'I'm Yours' smashes Billboard record, remains totally unkillable | EW.com 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC music-mix.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ."I was laying in my bed, and all of a sudden a stallion jumped on my bed and the next thing I know I was in Mars but it looked like my kitchen" .^ But would you consider Meiko’s “under my bed?” or really all of her songs, just kidding, but i’d think you’d like her.
    • Jason Mraz – I’m Yours (Tab and Chords) | Ukulele Hunt 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC ukulelehunt.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It for sure looks like a cigar…..but god only knows!
    • Pink is the New Blog | Everybody's Business Is My Business » Blog Archive » Jason Mraz Likes To Smoke 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.pinkisthenewblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I feel like if I keep my feet warm in bed then the rest of your body stays warm.
    • Pop Quiz: Jason Mraz - SFGate 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC articles.sfgate.com [Source type: General]

    . . .That's kind of what I do with my songs, write them in a dream-like manner.^ Rated 0   this is like one of my favorite songs.
    • SongMeanings | Lyrics | Jason Mraz - I'm Yours 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.songmeanings.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I wanted to have my friend listen to this Jason Mraz song that sounded like Jack Johnson and didn’t have obnoxious lyrics… .
    • Confessions Week : Jason Mraz at The World Forgot 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.theworldforgot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But would you consider Meiko’s “under my bed?” or really all of her songs, just kidding, but i’d think you’d like her.
    • Jason Mraz – I’m Yours (Tab and Chords) | Ukulele Hunt 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC ukulelehunt.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It's up to people to swallow it however they want.^ I see a lot of people who play great music and all they want to just get through it; they just want to record and get it out there.
    • Jason Mraz: Curbside Prophet - TeenMusic.com 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC www.teenmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I like that each one of them knew what they were getting into, and I allow everyone to participate however they want.

    .
    • Fuoco, Christina, "Jason Mraz Goes to School", Rolling Stone, 2 September 2007.^ Alanis Morissette, Jason Mraz, Joss Stone, John Legend, Liz Phair, Keith Urban, Destiny's Child's Michelle...
      • http://ca.music.yahoo.com/ar-296616-news--Jason-Mraz 18 January 2010 12:12 UTC ca.music.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Says: September 23rd, 2008 at 3:57 pm jason mraz rocks!
      • Pink is the New Blog | Everybody's Business Is My Business » Blog Archive » Jason Mraz Likes To Smoke 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.pinkisthenewblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Jason Mraz books headlining fall tour LiveDaily.com Accessed July 1,2007.
      • Jason Mraz - 100.3 The Sound LA Wiki The Sound 100.3 FM 3 February 2010 16:23 UTC www.thesoundla.com [Source type: General]

      URL accessed on 2007-09-28.

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Jason Mraz (born June 23, 1977) is an American singer and songwriter. He was born in Virginia, but now lives on an avocado farm in Southern California. He has put out three albums, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, Mr. A-Z and We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things., as well as several singles, including "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)", "Wordplay", "I'm Yours", and "Lucky"


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