Jason Mraz video premiere: I Won't Give Up

2012-02-17 09:41
Jason Mraz
One week from its release, I Won’t Give Up, the new hit single by Jason Mraz, debuted in the No 1 slot on Billboard’s Digital Songs chart, with sales surpassing 225 000. 

At iTunes alone, I Won’t Give Up has topped the retailer’s Top Songs and Top Pop Songs charts for the past week. Released one week ago with little fanfare, no radio play or major broadcast visibility, reaction to the song has been nothing short of phenomenal.

Debuted quietly on Mraz’s site on January 3 via a lyric video, I Won’t Give Up spread lightning-fast online, gathering love and praise from an array of famous names, including Ellen DeGeneres, Colbie Callait, Rob Thomas, Perez Hilton, and Lady Antebellum, all of whom have taken to their Twitter feeds to tweet about the track. 

The lyric video has since surpassed 2.5 million individual views at Mraz’s official YouTube channel.

The song is the first #1 debut on Billboard’s Digital Songs chart since last August’s She Will by Lil’ Wayne featuring Drake. 

Outside of the US, I Won’t Give Up has also topped digital retailer charts around the world.

I Won’t Give Up heralds the GRAMMY Award-winning tunesmith’s eagerly awaited new album, slated for release on April 16th. 

The track will be delivered to multi-format radio outlets nationwide in late January, and Mraz will perform the song live on the February 16 instalment of Today.

Fans will get a chance to watch Mraz perform the song via live stream of  a special acoustic performance from the BING Bar in Park City, Utah on January 20 at 13:00 Mountain time, sponsored by ASUS and Intel.  

The acoustic set will be streamed live through his Facebook page

Jason’s performance is the culmination of his six month journey with ASUS and Intel as part of their In Search of Incredible campaign. More information on the search, including a special global web series with Jason shot in the MojaveDesert, London, and Morocco, can be found at www.insearchofincredible.com

Watch the new video for I Won’t Give Up here:

Check out the video premiere of Grammy winning artist Jason Mraz's latest hit single, I Won't Give Up.
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