SANTA MONICA, Calif.
April 9, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- VH1 has announced the newest artist lineup of its critically-acclaimed original music franchise,
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
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
, 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:
Jason Mraz -
- June 8
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals-
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
. Since then, "VH1 Storytellers" has showcased some of the greatest names in music.
Mary J. Blige
, Green Day,
, Coldplay, Jay-Z,
, Pearl Jam, Dixie Chicks,
, Foo Fighters,
and many others have graced the Storytellers stage. For more information about the series and to watch video clips from past performances go to
is a production of VH1.
serve as executive producers.
VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 99 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, and extensive video on VH1.com. Connect with VH1 at VH1.com