FC: Jason Mraz | Jason Mraz | By Hannah Cross & Sela Fine
1: Jason Thomas Mraz was born in Mechanicsville, Virginia on June 23, 1977. Jason attended Lee-Davis High School, and was active within the theater. He was comfortable with himself throughout his high school years thanks to his friends. They loved to showcase their creative abilities together.
2: In 1995, Jason attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. He dropped out one he started to take interest in playing the guitar at age 18.
3: After dropping out of school, Jason acquired a regular schedule at the famous Java Joe's. He was a crowd favorite. Mraz created a "Live At Java Joe's" album and moved to San Diego.
4: Jason's first major album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, was released in fall of 2002. He sold over than 100,000 copies. "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)" was Mraz's first top 20 hit on the billboard hot 100; this was the song that brought him fame.
5: Jason Mraz released his second album in 2005; titled "Mr. A-Z". This album showcased Jason's ability to sing different styles of music.
6: Jason Mraz's single "I'm Yours" spent 76 weeks on the Top 100 list. "I'm Yours" made the top ten in many different countries. It made number one on AAA radio charts in the United States.
7: This single was nominated for song of the year, a Grammy award, and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at the 2009 Grammys.
8: The song "Lucky" (off of his third album) was recorded with singer/ song writer Colbie Caillat. This song was covered on the hit TV show "Glee". | Jason Mraz's third studio released album: We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things.
9: Jason Mraz had a spouse named Sheridan Edly Mraz (2001-2006). Jason was recently engaged to singer-song writer Tristan Pettyman. The engagement ended on June 7, 2011 for reasons unknown by the press.
10: Jason Mraz has been a lovable guest star on multiple television shows including Ellen. He has sung with Taylor Swift, James Blunt, Alanis Morissette, and many others.
12: Jason Mraz has toured around the world and is most popular in Europe. | Jason has won many humanitarian awards and has traveled around the world in an attempt to help those in need.
13: On June 20, 2009, Jason Mraz was awarded he Hal David Starlight award from the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame