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Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars


Famous as :

Singer, songwriter, producer

Birth Name :

Peter Hernandez

Birth Date :

October 08, 1986

Birth Place :

Waikiki, Hawaii, USA

Claim to fame :

Co-writer for the B.o.B's "Nothin' on You" (2010)


Peter Hernandez Jr. was a music fan since he was just a kid. From a young age, he was impersonating and performing songs by influential artists such as Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. He was even named Little Elvis in MidWeek magazine and tapped to play the younger version of the late singer in 1992 movie "Honeymoon in Vegas".

Despite having experience of acting in front of camera, Hernandez decided to pursue career in music. Better known with stage name Bruno Mars, he wrote many hit singles for other artists before laying vocals for his own track. He co-penned Flo Rida's "Right Round" and K'naan's "Wavin' Flag" among others.

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Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Accused of Stealing 'Uptown Funk'

August 12, 2015 08:05:55 GMT

and ' are accused of plagiarism. The British producer and his collaborator are said to have stolen their hit "Uptown Funk" from a Serbian singer named Viktorija a.k.a. Snezana Miskovic.

Kanye West Publicly Apologizes to Beck and Bruno Mars

February 27, 2015 02:14:46 GMT

Nearly three weeks after he almost crashed 's acceptance speech at the Grammys, wants the world to know he's deeply sorry. On Thursday, February 26, the rapper unexpectedly took to Twitter to apologize to the multi-instrumentalist as well as .

President Barack Obama 'Sings' Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk'

January 29, 2015 09:13:50 GMT

Even President Barack Obama can't escape the infectious "Uptown Funk" by and . The popular YouTube channel known as Baracksdubs returned earlier this week with a video of the president "singing" the pop/R&B hit song.

High School Teacher Joins Students for Viral 'Uptown Funk' Dance Video

January 28, 2015 01:58:03 GMT

This high school teacher and his students teamed up for a super cool school project. Scot Pankey, a theater teacher of A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School in Dallas, Texas, recently joined forces with students from his six different classes to create a video of them dancing to and ' hit "Uptown Funk".

Video: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Perform 'Uptown Funk' on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

January 14, 2015 08:22:00 GMT

celebrated the U.S. release of his new album "" with a performance on "". The British DJ brought along to perform their collaborative hit single "Uptown Funk" in the Tuesday, January 13 episode of the show.

Video: Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Perform 'Uptown Funk' on 'The Voice' Finale

December 17, 2014 06:30:18 GMT

was among stars performing in the season 7 finale of "" on Tuesday night, December 16. The singer joined collaborator for a live performance of their hit "Uptown Funk".

Video: Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Rock 'Saturday Night Live'

November 23, 2014 20:45:27 GMT

entertained the crowd on "" over the weekend. He collaborated with , delivering singles "Uptown Funk" and "Feel Right" from the latter's upcoming album "". They were joined by Mystikal during the second song. It's Mars' third appearance on the sketch show and Ronson's first.

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Go Funky in Retro 'Uptown Funk' Video

November 18, 2014 07:22:53 GMT

and gave their retro collaboration "Uptown Funk" an equally retro music video. Debuted on Monday, November 17, the fun-filled clip finds the duo taking over the streets in '80s outfits.

Cameron Diaz to Host 'Saturday Night Live' With Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson

November 04, 2014 00:39:58 GMT

will host "" a week after . The gig came on the heels of her role as Miss Hannigan in "", which hits U.S. theaters December 19.

Video: Bruno Mars Dedicates Song to Fan Who Survived Car Crash

July 01, 2014 09:19:49 GMT

At his Saturday, June 28 evening show in Cleveland, gave an unforgettable performance to 11-year-old Zumyah Thorpe. Bruno serenaded the girl with his hit "Just the Way You Are", creating an incredibly touching moment in the concert.

Bruno Mars Addresses 'Disgusting' Criticisms Over His Super Bowl Gig on 'Ellen'

February 11, 2014 03:56:26 GMT

amazed the crowd with his killer vocals and energetic dance moves when he performed at Super Bowl halftime show on February 2. However, not everyone is a fan of the Hawaiian singer's performance.

Bruno Mars' Album Sales Jump 164 Percent Following Super Bowl Halftime Show

February 04, 2014 03:22:44 GMT

The sales of ' latest album "" have gained significant increase following his performance at Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2. According to Billboard, the album sold around 40,000 copies by February 2.

Video: Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock Super Bowl Halftime Show

February 03, 2014 04:17:10 GMT

headlined the halftime show of the Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2. The singer performed some of his hit singles during the game between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium.

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars to Headline 2014 Wireless Festival

January 29, 2014 07:28:50 GMT

Some big names in music have been confirmed to perform at the upcoming Wireless Festival. , and are set to headline one of the biggest music festivals in the U.K., which will take place in London and Birmingham from July 4-6.

Bruno Mars Announces Second Leg of Tour With Pharell and Aloe Blacc as Supporting Acts

January 15, 2014 06:58:23 GMT

has unveiled the dates for the second North American leg of his "Moonshine Jungle" tour. "GUESS WHOS BACK IN THA MUTHAF**KIN' HOUSE!!" the singer told his fans on social media on Tuesday, January 14.

Report: Red Hot Chili Peppers to Join Bruno Mars at Super Bowl

January 11, 2014 02:33:58 GMT

is reportedly joining headliner for the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show on February 2 in New Jersey. A source told the Los Angeles Times that Mars would make the official announcement during a game between New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, January 11.

Britney Spears Gives Nod to Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Miley and More

December 30, 2013 15:10:16 GMT

is praising almost everybody in the music industry, including her ex-boyfriend who is now happily married to actress . In an interview with USA Today, the pop star also gave nods to , , , and .

Bruno Mars Named 2013's Artist of the Year by Billboard Magazine

December 14, 2013 02:05:22 GMT

Billboard magazine has named as its Artist of the Year for 2013. The Hawaiian singer received the coveted title after achieving huge success over the past 12 months with his latest album and recent world tour.

Video: Pixie Lott Covers Bruno Mars' 'When I Was Your Man'

November 30, 2013 06:01:45 GMT

has returned with a cover of ' "When I Was Your Man". In a video that was posted on her YouTube channel on Friday, November 29, Pixie performed her version entitled "When You Were My Man" at The Pool studios in London.

Bruno Mars to Perform at 2013 MTV European Music Awards

November 01, 2013 07:26:25 GMT

is the latest addition to the star-studded line-up of performers at 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. It won't be Mars' first time to make an appearance at the annual event. He previously took the EMA stage in Belfast, Ireland in 2011.

Freida Pinto Heats Up Bruno Mars' Music Video for 'Gorilla'

October 16, 2013 07:10:56 GMT

After teasing fans with several clips, has finally released the full music video for his latest single, "Gorilla". The clip opens with two girls talking in Spanish about a new girl at their workplace whom they're jealous of.

Bruno Mars Confirms Super Bowl XLVIII Gig, Releases Trailer

September 09, 2013 03:16:02 GMT

is set for Super Bowl halftime show. Following his announcement on "Fox NFL Sunday" alongside co-hosts Curt Menefee and Terry Bradshaw and analysts Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson, and Jay Glazer, the Grammy Award-winning artist drops a one-minute trailer on his headlining gig during the upcoming Super Bowl on February 2, 2014 at the Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

MTV VMAs 2013: Drake, Bruno Mars and Macklemore Performing Onstage

August 26, 2013 07:11:33 GMT

More footage from the newly-wrapped MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, August 25 flooded the internet. , and & Ryan Lewis were among the stars performing at the prestigious event to entertain the A-list guests.

Teen Choice Awards 2013: Bruno Mars Leads Final Wave of Music Nominations

July 17, 2013 02:51:16 GMT

The 2013 Teen Choice Awards has announced the third and final round of nominees. leads the music nominations with three additional nods. His hit single "Treasure" is set to compete with 's "Get Lucky", 's "Blurred Lines", ' "We Can't Stop" and 's "Cruise" in Choice Summer Song category.

Teen Choice Awards 2013: Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars Lead Music Nominations

July 02, 2013 03:18:28 GMT

and dominate the second wave of Teen Choice 2013 nominations with three nods each. Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" will compete against 's "Cruise" and ' "I Want Crazy" in Choice Country Song category.

Bruno Mars Performs 'Gorilla' for the First Time During 'Moonshine Jungle' Tour

June 24, 2013 09:32:58 GMT

kicked off his highly-anticipated "Moonshine Jungle" world tour on Saturday night, June 22. Standing in front of thousands who packed the Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center, Mars performed tracks from his latest album, "".

Bruno Mars to Wear Dolce and Gabbana-Designed Outfits on His 'Moonlight Jungle' Tour

June 20, 2013 09:15:58 GMT

Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana announced that they created exclusive outfits for ' upcoming "Moonshine Jungle" World Tour. During the tour, Mars will wear a series of black tuxedos and the designer's iconic white shirts. Fans can also see the 27-year-old crooner in a bright red suit matched with an ocelot-printed shirt.

Cher, Christina Aguilera and Bruno Mars Perform on 'The Voice' Finale

June 19, 2013 09:38:07 GMT

"" wrapped up its fourth season on Tuesday night, June 18, with a stage full of stars. , who made her first live show in more than a decade, was one of the performers who lent their star power to the competition. Wearing a fabulous pink wig, the 67-year-old diva took the stage to sing "Woman's World", the new single off her upcoming album that will be released next September.

Bruno Mars Goes Vintage in 'Treasure' Music Video

June 15, 2013 03:08:25 GMT

Fans have seen him performing his single "Treasure" live in the past, in the popular late-night talk show "" back in January and more recently in the 2013 Billboard Music Awards last month. Now comes out with the official music video for the hit track from his album "".

Bruno Mars Feels Grateful for Fans' Support Following Mother's Death

June 08, 2013 06:11:34 GMT

spoke out for the first time after her mother's death nearly a week ago. The 27-year-old singer took to Twitter on Thursday, June 6, to thank his fans for their support, saying, "So thankful for all the love during the most difficult time in my life. Ill be back on my feet again soon.Thats what mom wants, she told me."

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