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Jack Johnson Named United Nations Environmental Ambassador

The Better Together hitmaker, who has been a long-time champion of green issues, was appointed during a ceremony on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera on World Environment Day on Friday (05Jun15)....

Jack Johnson Urges Fans To Pedal To Gigs By Setting Up Bike Valet Service

Eco-warrior Jack Johnson is urging fans to "green" his concerts by cycling to them and using his bike valet service backstage.The surf-rocker has created an initiative to encourage gig-goers to pedal to shows - and...

Experience Sun, Sand And Sensational Sounds At Hangout Festival 2014

Alabama's sun-soaked, sold-out Hangout Music Fest begins officially today (May 16th 2014) following yesterday's kick-off party - and there's almost too much fun to take in.Set against the glorious backdrop of Gulf Shores' pure white...

Jack Johnson Reaches Billboard 200 Top Spot With 'From Here To Now To You'

Singer/song-writer Jack Johnson debuts his new album 'From Here To Now To You' at No.1 on the Billboard 200 Album charts, making this his 4th album to reach the top spot.According to Neilson SounScan the...

Jack Johnson Surfs Back To The Top Of The U.s. Album Chart

Laid-back surf-rocker Jack Johnson is back on top of the U.S. album chart.The singer/songwriter has claimed his fourth number one on the Billboard 200 with From Here to Now to You, thanks to first-week sales...

Kings Of Leon And Rizzle Kicks Join Itunes Line-up

Kings of Leon and Rizzle kicks have joined the iTunes Festival line-up.The US 'Sex on Fire' rockers and the pop duo will take to the stage along with Sigur Ros, Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Bahamas and...

Jack Johnson Announces 2013 Tour To Coincide With His New Album 'From Here To Now To You'

Jack Johnson's announcement could not have come at a better time. The 'Better Together' singer appeared at the Bonnaroo festival, in Tennessee, at the weekend. Johnson replaced British folk band Mumford and Sons on Sunday....

"Bear With A Sore Head": Mumford & Sons' Ted Dwayne Is Home After Blood Clot

After being hospitalised with a blood clot on his brain that required immediate surgery, bassist Ted Dwayne posted a message on the band's website on Monday (17th June), reassuring fans and thanking them for their...

Jack Johnson Replaces Mumford And Sons At Bonnaroo Festival

Jack Johnson stepped in at the last minute to cover Mumford and Son's slot. Not only did the singer have to find a band, learn a whole host of new and old and quickly practise,...

Jack Johnson Dedicates Bonnaroo Set To Mumford Star

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson dedicated his set at the Bonnaroo music festival to Mumford & Sons on Saturday (15Jun13) after they pulled out of the Tennessee event and he landed their headlining slot.Johnson was recruited to...

Jack Johnson Was On His Way To Bonnaroo When He Landed Headline Gig

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson was already on his way to attend the Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee when he was told he would be taking over the headline slot from Mumford & Sons.The star was asked...

Mumford And Sons Pull Out Of Bonnaroo Set Amidst Blood-clot Drama

Popular alt-folk pansies Mumford And Sons had kept their fan's hopes up that they would be able to perform their headlining set at this year's Bonnaroo despite the recent news that bassist Ted Dwane has...

Jack Johnson Replaces Mumford & Sons At Bonnaroo

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson has stepped in to replace Mumford & Sons as the headlining act at the Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee on Saturday (15Jun13), after the folk band was forced to pull the plug...

Justin Timberlake And Jessie J To Headline London Itunes Festival

Justin Timberlake and Jessie J are headlining the London iTunes festival 2013.The 'Suit & Tie' crooner and the 'Wild' singer will be joined by an all-star line-up of acts including Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack...

Mike Tyson Launches Online Petition To Land Pardon For Boxing Legend Jack Johnson

Retired boxing champ Mike Tyson is spearheading a new campaign urging U.S. President Barack Obama to posthumously pardon African-American ring legend Jack Johnson, who was convicted for taking his white girlfriend across state lines 100...

Jack Johnson Donates Cash And Clothes To Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

Surf rocker Jack Johnson has donated $50,000 (£31,250) to various relief agencies in a bid to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.The singer/songwriter has contributed to the Food Bank for New York City, the Community...

Jack Johnson Receives Top Award From National Wildlife Foundation

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson was feted by officials at the National Wildlife Federation on Thursday night (17May12) as he was honoured with a top award for his environmental achievements.The Better Together hitmaker was presented with the...

Jack Johnson Performs For Hawaii Students

Singer Jack Johnson has rewarded eco-minded students for their recycling efforts by performing at two schools in his native Hawaii.The Upside Down hitmaker recently made a special trip to Waiakea Elementary School in Hilo to...

Jack Johnson Lands Conservation Honour

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson is set to be honoured with a top conservation award in recognition of his ongoing environmental endeavours.The Better Together hitmaker has sealed his green credentials over the years - he founded his...

Jack Johnson Releasing Charity Album

Surfer-turned-singer/songwriter Jack Johnson is releasing a special album to raise money for an environmental charity in Hawaii.The All At Once singer's live performances from a recent benefit concert are being sold and all proceeds will...

Jack Johnson Donates $30,000 To Africa Famine Relief

Jack Johnson has donated $30,000 (£18,750) to help feed Africans caught up in the current famine crisis.The singer/songwriter has pledged $10,000 (£6,250) to Unicef, Save the Children, and the World Food Programme, who are all...

Jack Johnson Concert Scrapped Due To Storm Winds

A French festival concert due to feature singer/songwriter Jack Johnson as a headliner has been cancelled at the last minute due to strong winds.The Better Together hitmaker was in Provence for the gig, which is...

Jack Johnson Scraps Japan Tour

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson has scrapped the remainder of his Japanese tour because he can't accommodate postponed shows before his summer (11) dates in South America and Europe.The Better Together singer was in Osaka when the...

Willie Nelson And Jack Johnson Help To Raise Funds For Japan

Country legend Willie Nelson and singer/songwriter Jack Johnson helped to raise $1.6 million (£1 million) for Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief efforts on Sunday (10Apr11) by performing at a charity concert in Hawaii.The stars joined Fleetwood Mac...

Jack Johnson Donates $50,000 To Earthquake Relief

Surfer dude-turned-singer/songwriter Jack Johnson has donated $50,000 (£33,300) to GlobalGiving’s Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund after escaping the chaos in the Far East.The To The Sea hitmaker was in Osaka, Japan, preparing for a...

Bono, Ozzy & Elton Reveal Playlists

BONO, JACK JOHNSON, OZZY OSBOURNE and SIR ELTON JOHN are among 50 artists who have detailed their favourite iPod playlists for a special issue of Rolling Stone magazine.Bono chose 15 David Bowie tracks, Ozzy loves...

Eddie Vedder Marries Model Jill Mccormick In Hawaii

EDDIE VEDDER, the frontman of American rock band PEARL JAM, has married his girlfriend JILL MCCORMICK, who has appeared as a model in Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar. The couple, who have two children...

Eddie Vedder Marries In Hawaii

Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder has got married.The rocker tied the knot with his model fiancee Jill McCormick in Hawaii on Saturday (18.09.10).According to UsMagazine.com, the ceremony was witness by around 70 guests, including Hollywood...

Johnson Donating To Gulf Recovery

Singer JACK JOHNSON is wading in to the BP oil spill disaster - by pledging $70,000 (£47,000) to aid recovery efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.The Upside Down hitmaker is donating $30,000 (£20,000) through his...

Johnson's Sea Songs Float To Number One In The U.s.

Easy listening superstar JACK JOHNSON has scored his third number one album in the U.S. after his TO THE SEA release became the first CD to sell more than 200,000 copies in a week for...

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