Jason Derulo Named VH1 Save The Music Ambassador

Jason Derulo has just been named a VH1 Save The Music Ambassador.

Joining Britney Spears, who was also minted recently, Derulo will participate in programs geared at promoting and raising awareness about the importance of music education in schools.

Both are part of the 2014 class of ambassadors which also includes actor Taye Diggs, country star Hunter Hayes and Cher Lloyd.

"I am so proud to be a VH1 Save the Music Foundation Ambassador. Music has always been a big role in my life and as a mother I can't imagine my children growing up without it," Britney Spears said in a statement.

Past ambassadors include Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Robin Thicke and Mariah Carey.