1. Jason Mraz Joins Broadway's 'Waitress' as Dr. Pomatter

    September 28, 2017 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jason Mraz is joining the cast of Broadway's Waitress . The singer will play the part of Dr. Pomatter in a 10-week run beginning Nov. 3, producers revealed. The role was originated by actor Drew Gehling. Mraz previously recorded the Waitress tr ...

  2. Jason Mraz and Longtime Manager Bill Silva Part Ways: Exclusive

    August 31, 2017 9:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 After nearly 20 years together, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jason  Mraz  and longtime manager Bill Silva have parted ways.  Mraz  will manage himself, effective Sept. 1. All involved describe the split as amicable. The pair's long partners ...

  3. The Best Moments From Jason Mraz's 40th Birthday Hollywood Bowl Celebration

    June 24, 2017 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Thanks again for making singing my first love," Mraz said to the audience. Jason Mraz knows how to throw a birthday party. His 40th birthday celebration concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Friday (June 23) featured all the nec ...

  4. Raul Midón Embraces Jazz on 'Badass and Blind' Album, Premieres 'Gotta Gotta Give' Lyric Video

    March 27, 2017 12:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 In 1991, Raul Midón , then a recent graduate of University of Miami's jazz program, was summoned to a vocal session in Miami. "I was called by people who I went to school with," he remembered. "There was a guy that they were work ...

  5. Jason Mraz Surprises Grace VanderWaal

    Jason Mraz Surprises Grace VanderWaal

    September 21, 2016 11:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard magazine had singer Jason Mraz surprise “America’s Got Talent” winner Grace VanderWaal with a phone call on Tuesday (Sept. 20). America’s Got Talent , Jason Mraz , Grace VaderWaal , Grace VanderWaal , Jason Mraz Videos Grace VanderWaal Jas ...

  6. Jason Marz Surprises Grace VaderWaal

    September 21, 2016 11:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard magazine had singer Jason Mraz surprise “America’s Got Talent” winner Grace VanderWaal with a phone call on Tuesday (Sept. 20). America’s Got Talent , Jason Mraz , Grace VaderWaal , Grace VanderWaal , Jason Mraz Videos Grace VanderWaal Jas ...

  7. Maroon 5 Members Speak Out On Illegal Logging After Rainforest Trip; Documentary Premieres at Grammy Museum

    May 17, 2016 12:52 PM EDT Members of Maroon 5 and Guster, who traveled last year to the Guatemalan rain forest, are featured in a new documentary on illegal logging of the hard woods used to create musical instruments.  The project also explores sustainable sources for wood ...

  8. Elle King & Rachel Platten Co-Writer Dave Bassett Shares His 2016 Grammys Diary

    February 18, 2016 4:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Dave Bassett scored two big radio hits last year, co-writing and producing Elle King 's "Ex's & Oh's" and co-writing Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." Earning a best rock song Grammy nomination for the former ...

  9. Watch Jason Mraz & Buika Sing 'Carry Your Own Weight'

    October 14, 2015 5:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Video premieres in advance of Afro-Spanish singer's new album Conscious pop singer Jason Mraz and Afro-Spanish chanteuse Buika make a beautiful (if unexpected) couple on “Carry Your Own Weight,” a song included on Buika’s album Vivir Sin Miedo ...

  10. Exclusive: Fun. Frontman Nate Ruess to Receive Hal David Starlight Award at Songwriters Hall of Fame

    March 18, 2015 8:00 AM EDT Fun. frontman Nate Ruess will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame, Billboard can reveal. The honor, which each year recognizes a brilliant young songwriter, will be presented at the 46th Annual Inducti ...

  11. RCA's Tom Corson to Be Honored By T.J. Martell Foundation

    August 05, 2014 8:00 AM EDT 7 0 0 RCA Records president/COO Tom Corson will be this year's honoree at the T.J. Martell Foundation’s Family Day. Benefiting cancer and AIDS research, the 15th annual Family Day will take place Sept. 28 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. ...

  12. Jason Mraz 'You Can Rely on Me': 'Live From the Artists Den' acoustic session

    Jason Mraz 'You Can Rely on Me': 'Live From the Artists Den' acoustic session

    July 31, 2014 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jason Mraz and Raining Jane surprise 30 fans who showed up early for his 'Live From the Artists Den' taping with an acoustic performnce on the terrace outside UCLA's Royce Hall. raining jane , Live , live from the artists den , acoust ...

  13. Jason Mraz Announces '5 Boroughs' Tour of New York

    July 17, 2014 3:05 AM EDT 8 4 0 Jason Mraz is in a New York state of mind. The Grammy-winning pop singer announced Wednesday that he will tour the five boroughs of New York in September. Mraz said at a press conference at the Empire State Building that he will kick off the tour Se ...

  14. 'Weird Al' vs Jason Mraz For No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart

    July 16, 2014 8:42 PM EDT Two artists are vying for their first No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, as both Jason Mraz and "Weird Al" Yankovic are aiming for the top slot next week. Industry forecasters project Mraz's "Yes!" and Yankovic' ...

  15. 'Weird Al' vs Jason Mraz For No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart

    July 16, 2014 8:42 PM EDT Two artists are vying for their first No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, as both Jason Mraz and "Weird Al" Yankovic are aiming for the top slot next week. Industry forecasters project Mraz's "Yes!" and Yankovic' ...

  16. Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive' Ends Record Billboard Hot 100 Run

    May 09, 2014 8:05 AM EDT After 87 weeks, the song departs the list at last, having rewritten the mark for the longest life in the chart's 55-year history Welcome to the new age … where Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" is no longer on the Billboard Hot ...

  17. Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' & More: The 20 Biggest Crossover Hits

    April 24, 2014 5:05 PM EDT Williams' 'Happy' makes history as the first song to top as many as six Billboard radio format charts Call Pharrell Williams the crossover king. The singer/writer/producer's smash "Happy" becomes the first song to cr ...

  18. Marc Geiger Invests in Audiam (Exclusive)

    March 17, 2014 7:50 PM EDT Marc Geiger, the head of music for William Morris Endeavor who co-founded Lollapalooza and was an early proponent of digital streaming, has personally invested an undisclosed amount in Audiam, a start-up that collects money from YouTube on behalf ...

  19. Digital Notes: LyricFind's BandPage Integration, Audiam's $2M Raise, Aether's Smart Speaker

    March 05, 2014 8:55 AM EST LyricFind integrates BandPage. The lyric licensing company on Wednesday said it has signed a deal with BandPage to allow artists to display band biographies, touring information and link to their online stores alongside lyrics requested by users o ...

  20. Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds On Breaking Records, New Music & Life on the Road

    February 24, 2014 11:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds has been enjoying rock stardom from a relevantly sane place. Despite recently winning a Grammy, reaching double platinum status with its debut album and having three international hits, some folks still wonder who ...

  21. Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive' Breaks Record For Longest Hot 100 Run

    February 19, 2014 3:22 PM EST Imagine Dragons rewrite Billboard Hot 100 history, as "Radioactive" (No. 26) logs its record-breaking 77th week on the chart. The total tops the mark previously established by Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" in 2008-09. Mean ...

  22. Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive' Ties For Longest Hot 100 Run

    February 12, 2014 3:56 PM EST The band's smash equals the 76-week chart life of Jason Mraz's 'I'm Yours' in 2008-09. Meanwhile, AWOLNATION's 'Sail' posts its 75th week on the chart. Imagine Dragons tie a vaunted Billboard Hot 100 record ...

  23. Chart Moves: John Legend, Sara Bareilles Hit New Highs; Imagine Dragons Close In On Hot 100 History; Daft Punk's 'Lucky' Grows Post-Grammys

    February 09, 2014 8:24 AM EST As previously reported, Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Beyonce's "Drunk in Love," featuring Jay Z, darts 13-2. Who else makes notable moves on ...

  24. Chart Moves: Beyonce Crowns R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay; Aloe Blacc Bounds Up Hot 100; Hillsong United Makes History

    January 24, 2014 10:00 AM EST As previously reported , Pitbull and Ke$ha rule the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber" and Lorde and Bastille soar into the chart's top 10. Who else scales Billboard song charts this week? -- Beyonce: In just its sixth week on R&B/ ...

  25. Chart Moves: Jason Derulo's 'Dirty' Dances Up Hot 100; Luke Bryan's 'Beer' Caps Hot Country Songs; Kristen Bell's 'Frozen' Tracks Heat Up

    January 18, 2014 5:11 PM EST As previously reported, Pitbull and Ke$ha rule the Billboard Hot 100 with "Timber," while Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, tops Digital Songs and On-Demand Songs. Who else trots up Billboard song charts this w ...

  26. Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION Extend Lengthy Hot 100 Stays

    January 03, 2014 12:55 PM EST Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive' becomes just the second song to chart for at least 70 weeks, while AWOLNATION's 'Sail' ties for the third-longest run Imagine Dragons and AWOLNATION continue their extraordinary residenc ...

  27. Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION, Rihanna Hit Hot 100 Milestones

    December 28, 2013 10:05 AM EST 1.28 k 154 5 Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" ties for the chart's second-longest run, AWOLNATION's "Sail" cruises up among the five longest stays, and Rihanna is just the fourth act to spend at least 50 total weeks at No. ...

  28. Audiam to Pay YouTube Creators for Using Its Tracks (Exclusive)

    December 12, 2013 12:47 PM EST It used to be that users who upload videos to YouTube containing copyrighted music are served with legal threats. In February, they'll have the chance to get a check instead. Audiam, a company that monetizes cover songs on YouTube, is offerin ...

  29. AWOLNATION's 'Sail' Keeps On Cruising

    November 15, 2013 11:05 AM EST With a 62nd week on the Billboard Hot 100, the song becomes one of the survey's 10 longest-charting hits As it tallies a 62nd week on the Billboard Hot 100 (ranking at No. 35), AWOLNATION's "Sail" becomes one of the 10 longest ...

  30. T.J. Martell Foundation’s L.A. Family Day To Honor Bruce Eskowitz, Phil Guerini & Michael L. Klausman

    October 25, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Red Light Management COO Bruce Eskowitz, Radio Disney VP of programming and GM Phil Guerini and Michael L. Klausman, president of CBS Studio Center and SVP of West Coast operations and engineering will be honored Nov. 10 at the T.J. Martell Foun ...

  31. Anna Kendrick Tops AC Chart With 'Cups'

    October 07, 2013 1:05 PM EDT A year after the movie's premiere, the 'Pitch Perfect' hit crowns its first Billboard airplay chart More than a year after the release of "Pitch Perfect," the movie's lead Anna Kendrick reaches No. 1 on Billboard&# ...

  32. Willie Nelson On The Road Again After Shoulder Injury

    September 27, 2013 1:02 AM EDT An improving Willie Nelson will make his festival date this Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., after all, and he's bringing a friend. A news release from festival organizers said Nelson has recuperated enough from a shoulder injury that he's ...

  33. Carole King is MusiCares Person of the Year

    September 19, 2013 1:36 PM EDT Carole King will be honored as the MusiCares person of the year during the 2014 Grammy Awards week. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that King will be saluted by performers Lady Gaga, the Dixie Chicks, Bette Midler, Steve Tyler, James Ta ...

  34. Chart Moves: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Top 40 Airplay Feat, Swift and Sheeran Return

    August 02, 2013 9:15 AM EDT As previously reported, Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" holds down the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 for an eighth week and One Direction scores its highest charting single ever, as its "Best Song Ever" debuts at No ...

  35. Audiam, TuneCore Co-Founders Jeff Price and Peter Wells' New Company, Raises $500K for U.S. Launch

    August 02, 2013 7:00 AM EDT Audiam, a start-up that helps artists identify and monetize user-uploaded YouTube videos that feature their music, on Friday announced it has raised $500,000 in angel financing to fuel its expansion into the U.S. market.  Investors include Scott ...

  36. BMG Signs Backstreet Boys for Publishing, Recordings

    July 19, 2013 6:25 AM EDT The Backstreet Boys celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, and to mark the milestone, will release their eighth album, "In A World Like This," through BMG on July 30. The group was previously signed to Jive Records. The title trac ...

  37. Backstreet Boys Return With New Album 'In A World Like This,' Kevin Richardson Back in the Fold

    July 19, 2013 6:13 AM EDT The Backstreet Boys celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, and to mark the milestone, will release their eighth album, "In A World Like This," through BMG on July 30. The group was previously signed to Jive Records. The title track ...

  38. Arty Becomes First EDM Artist To Use Vyclone During Performance

    May 28, 2013 2:18 PM EDT This past Friday (May 24), Arty, a trance DJ,added a new technological twist to his show at Marquee Las Vegas. He became the first EDM artists to put start-up social video app, Vyclone at the center of his performance. Here, Arty used his phone ...

  39. Zach Sobiech's 'Clouds' Headed For Hot 100 Debut

    May 23, 2013 5:42 PM EDT “Clouds,” by late singer/songwriter Zach Sobiech, appears headed for a potentially high debut on next week's Billboard Hot 100, possibly in the top 20, fueled largely by strong sales and likely increasing streaming activity following his pa ...

  40. Updated: Twitter #Music App Launches

    April 18, 2013 8:21 AM EDT 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Twitter, which released its music application to a handful of celebrities last week, announced today on "Good Morning America" and via a blog post that the rest of the world can now pile in. ...

  41. Paramore Earn First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    April 17, 2013 10:57 AM EDT Rock band Paramore nabs its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week, beating out Brad Paisley, who debuts at No. 2. The former's self-titled set starts with 106,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while Paisley's Wheelho ...

  42. Weekly Chart Notes: Baauer Continues The 'Harlem' Hit Parade

    February 22, 2013 7:05 PM EST While Baauer's new Hot 100 leader, the viral 'Harlem Shake,' encapsulates the Hot 100's evolution to include YouTube data, the New York neighborhood has a rich chart history. Baauer's "Harlem Shake" soars onto t ...

  43. 5 Questions at MIDEM With Vyclone’s David King Lassman And Joe Sumner

    January 26, 2013 5:10 PM EST Social-video startup Vyclone raised many an eyebrow in Hollywood when it launched last summer with $2.7 million in seed funding from Live Nation, DreamWorks Animation, Thrive Capital and Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s A-GRade fund. One in the la ...

  44. People's Choice 2013: Katy Perry and One Direction Feel the Love

    January 10, 2013 12:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Four Trophies for Katy ... A Pair for 1D ... Taylor Swift Wins Fave Country Artist ... Christina Aguilera Performs Katy Perry scored five trophies at last year's People's Choice Awards, and she wasn't even there. The pop starlet made ...

  45. The Year In Chart Headlines, Part 2

    December 21, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift broke a longstanding record on Country Songs, as did Lil Wayne on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Plus, new artists continued to break through. Before we move on to 2013, here's a chronological look back at the biggest Billboard chart headl ...

  46. T.I. Performs Live At Fuse Studio: Watch Here

    December 17, 2012 6:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Tonight (Dec. 17), a day before the release of his upcoming album, "Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head," T.I. will hit the stage at Fuse's New York City studio and perform a handful of the albums' tracks live. The half-hour live stre ...

  47. Jenni Rivera Re-Enters Social 50 Chart at No. 3

    December 14, 2012 5:33 PM EST Two late artists return to Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, with Jenni Rivera re-entering at No. 3 and John Lennon debuting at No. 40. The Social 50 chart ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, W ...

  48. Jenni Rivera's Death Spurs Re-Entry on Social 50 Chart at No. 3

    December 14, 2012 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Two late artists return to Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, with Jenni Rivera re-entering at No. 3 and John Lennon debuting at No. 40.   The Social 50 chart ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, W ...

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