Thanks to Jason Mraz for joining with dozens of other celebrities to support the work that Aid Still Required is doing around the world. Today, Jason donated tickets to his upcoming concert at the Hollywood Bowl as well as a chance to meet up with Jason. The tickets & meet and greet will be auctioned off with other great items at The Big Easy Juke Joint on Aug 22 at Bugatta in Los Angeles to support Aid Still Required’s work in New Orleans. Please go to www.AidStillRequired.org/thebig easy for tickets and pass along the link to friends and family!
Hailed as one of today’s most gifted pop troubadours, Jason Mraz is a photographer, activist, surfer, yogi, student, teacher.
Jason has taken his musical journey from coffee houses to stadiums globally and now has TWO Grammy Awards and SIX Grammy nominations to his credit. Mraz’s latest album, “Love is a Four Letter Word,” debuted in the Top 15 in 13 countries including #2 in the United States with the first single, “I Won’t Give Up” debuting in the #1 slot on Billboard’s “Digital Songs” chart one week after its release. “I Won’t Give Up” has been certified platinum in the United States & Canada as well as gold in the Netherlands & Singapore and is already over 3 million in U.S. sales. Mraz’ previous album, “WE SING. WE DANCE. WE STEAL THINGS.” proved a global blockbuster, earning multiple platinum certifications in Korea (6x), France (5x), and Indonesia (3x); double platinum certifications in Australia, Canada and Taiwan; and platinum certification in the United States, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Thailand, Switzerland, Brazil and the United Kingdom. One of the album’s hit songs, “I’m Yours” was a momentous #1 smash in many formats around the world, earning ASCAP’s 2010 “Song of the Year” award while also setting the record for the longest-running song in the 51-year history of Billboard’s “Hot 100.” In addition, Mraz has been feted with a number of other honors, including the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s esteemed “Hal David Starlight Award,” presented to gifted songwriters who are making a significant impact in the music industry via their original songs.
In 2009, Mraz was honored for his social activism by the Environmental Media Association. He recently began the Jason Mraz Foundation to help sustain organizations aligned with his pillars of service, including working to end human trafficking within the human rights arena, environment preservation, restoration of school music programs, musician assistance, and work with those who have suffered spinal cord injuries and youth empowerment. His impassioned efforts include work with the Surfrider Foundation (www.surfrider.org), Free The Slaves (www.freetheslaves.net) to end global child slavery, and the True Colors Fund (www.truecolorsfund.org) to promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality. Mraz also actively supports VH1’s Save the Music (www.vh1savethemusic.com) and Free the Children (www.freethechildren.com), the School of the Performing Arts in Richmond County (www.sparconline.com), MusiCares (www.grammy.org/musicares),and Life Rolls On (www.liferollson.org).