Great news! The 16th season of VH1 Storytellers is on the horizon, and we’re excited to announce another outstanding array of artists that will be appearing on the intimate and confessional program. Jill Scott, who dazzled at VH1 DIVAS this past December, will kick things off with an episode premiering on May 21. She’ll be followed by one of our BFFs, Jason Mraz, on June 1, who will be performing faves from all of his albums, including his brand new one, Love Is A Four Letter Word.
Norah Jones has a highly anticipated album, Little Broken Pieces, on the way, and she’ll be visiting us on June 8. The season will wrap up in super sexy fashion with an appearance by another former VH1 DIVAS fave, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, on June 15.
Complete press release for you below!
VH1 STORYTELLERS RETURNS FOR A 16TH SEASON WITH AN ALL NEW LINE UP OF TOP SINGER/SONGWRITERS
New Season Will Feature Jill Scott, Jason Mraz, Norah Jones, And Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
Episodes Will Premiere on VH1 and Online at Storytellers.VH1.com
VH1 has announced the newest artist lineup of its critically-acclaimed original music franchise VH1 Storytellers. This season will continue to deliver the intimate stories and live performances from some of the most popular and influential music artists of our time. Featured artists premiering this season will include multi-platinum selling artist Jason Mraz, Grammy-winning chanteuses Norah Jones and Jill Scott and roots rockers Grace Potter & the Nocturnals.
“We’re so proud to announce these exceptionally talented artists as part of our 16th season of VH1 Storytellers,” said Tom Calderone, President, VH1. “Our audience is hungry for the kind of deeper musical experience and connection to artists that Storytellers brings. That connection has cemented the series’ status as a jewel of the entertainment world where artists intimately share their music and the often revealing and poignant stories behind their songs.”
Premiere dates for the upcoming season of VH1 Storytellers include:
Jill Scott – May 21
Jason Mraz – June 1
Norah Jones – June 8
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals- June 15
VH1 Storytellers is a VH1 original series in which singer/songwriters perform and tell stories in front of an intimate audience about their lives, lyrics and careers. The series premiered in 1996 with Ray Davies. Since then, VH1 Storytellers has showcased some of the greatest names in music. David Bowie, Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blige, Green Day, Elton John, Coldplay, Jay-Z, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Dixie Chicks, Johnny Cash, Foo Fighters, John Mayer and Christina Aguilera and many others have graced the Storytellers stage. For more information about the series and to watch video clips from past performances go to Storytellers.VH1.com.
VH1 Storytellers is a production of VH1. Lee Rolontz, Rick Krim and Bill Flanagan serve as executive producers.
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