Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Biography

Bruno Mars (born Peter Gene Hernandez, 8.10.1985)
Bruno Mars is an American singer-songwriter and music producer, perhaps best known for co-writing 'Nothin' on You' by B.o.B.

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth, in the first half of 2014, Bruno Mars had a net worth of 70 million USD.

Childhood: Bruno Mars was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. His parents are of Puerto Rican and Filipino descent. He was given the nickname 'Bruno' as a child, after the wrestler Bruno Sammartino. Mars was one of six children and his family was a musical one. As a result, he grew up with a variety of music, such as Elvis Presley, The Isley Brothers and Michael Jackson. In 1992, he went on to have a cameo in Honeymoon in Vegas, starring James Caan and Nicolas Cage. After graduating from President Theodore Roosevelt High School, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a musical career.

Career: Bruno Mars began his music career by writing songs for artists such as Alexandra Burke, Brandy and Sean Kingston. He also wrote Flo Rida's hit 'Right Round' and Sugababes' 'Get Sexy'. Two of his biggest co-writing credits were B.o.B's 'Nothin' on You' and Travis McCoy's 'Billionaire', both of which were top 10 hits around the world. Mars capitalised on his success as a songwriter by releasing his debut solo EP entitled 'It's Better If You Don't Understand' , which featured the single 'The Other Side', with B.o.B and Cee Lo Green on vocals. At the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, Bruno Mars performed 'Airplanes' with B.o.B and Hayley Williams of the band Paramore. Bruno Mars' debut album, entitled Doo-Wops & Hooligans, was released in October 2010. The lead single, 'Just the Way You Are' performed well in the US charts. Damian Marley features on the track 'Liquor Store Blues'. Following the release of the album, Mars planned a tour with Maroon 5 as well as dates with Travie McCoy. In 2012, Mars released the album Unorthodox Jukebox to positive reviews.

Personal Life: In 2013, Mars was reported as the 12th richest musician in the world, due to his 18 million USD earnings.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

'Make Sure You Got It': Bruno Mars' Motto For His 'Live At The Apollo Theater' Special


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As the world readies itself for Bruno Mars' first ever TV special 'Live At The Apollo Theater' this week, the singer himself has opened up about what the new venture means to him in his latest interview. It marks his first time playing the venue, and it's a lot to take in.

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The 32-year-old singer remembers watching James Brown's 'Live at the Apollo' album with his father when he was a kid, so it's always been a dream of his to hit up that particular New York City venue. And with '24K Magic', it was sure to be a nationwide hit.

Continue reading: 'Make Sure You Got It': Bruno Mars' Motto For His 'Live At The Apollo Theater' Special

Bruno Mars Thinks Practice Makes Perfect


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Bruno Mars thinks practice makes perfect.

The 32-year-old singer is set to perform in a his first ever prime-time television special show titled 'Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo', which will air on Wednesday (29.11.17) on CBS at 10pm.

And in preparation for the extravaganza the star has been rehearsing ''a few times'' to iron out ''all the kinks'' and to ensure he gives the ''best'' performance ever.

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First Look At 'Bruno Mars Live At The Apollo Theater' Coming Next Week


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The official trailer for 'Bruno Mars Live At The Apollo Theater' is unveiled as fans wait to watch the full live show on TV later this month. The multiple award winning singer performs numbers from his latest album '24K Magic' at the New York City venue.

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The 32-year-old singer lands his own primetime TV special next week which, as well as including a stellar live show at the famous New York theatre, will also feature Bruno Mars and his band the Hooligans taking to the streets to mingle with the locals.

Continue reading: First Look At 'Bruno Mars Live At The Apollo Theater' Coming Next Week

American Music Awards 2017: Bruno Mars Wins Big And Pink Is Blown Away By Xtina


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The winners of the 2017 American Music Awards have finally been unveiled, with Bruno Mars coming out on top with an impressive seven gongs altogether. Plus, learn the truth of Pink's facial expression while listening to former rival Christina Aguilera singing a Whitney Houston cover.

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Bruno Mars was not only the winner of Artist Of The Year but also Favorite Male Pop / Rock Artist and Male Soul / R&B Artist, with his third album '24K Magic' landing Favourite Pop / Rock Album and Soul / R&B Album, and single 'That's What I Like' taking Video Of The Year and Favourite Soul / R&B Song.

Continue reading: American Music Awards 2017: Bruno Mars Wins Big And Pink Is Blown Away By Xtina

Bruno Mars' School Disco Inspiration


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Bruno Mars wanted to capture the ''emotion'' of school dances on his latest album.

The 'That's What I Like' hitmaker's '24k Magic' LP was inspired by his childhood heroes, such as Mariah Carey, New Edition, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

He said: ''This is what we were dancing to at school functions, at a barbecue.

Continue reading: Bruno Mars' School Disco Inspiration

Camila Cabello To Support Bruno Mars


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Camila Cabello is going on tour with Bruno Mars.

The former Fifth Harmony singer is ''so excited'' to announce her debut solo concerts, which will see her join the 'Amazing' singer at some of the dates of his '24k Magic World Tour', beginning in California on July 20 and coming to an end in Pennsylvania on August 22.

And the 20-year-old singer is hoping she'll learn a lot from the 31-year-old performer.

Continue reading: Camila Cabello To Support Bruno Mars

Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Migos And More: The 2017 BET Award Nominations Are In


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The nominations for the 2017 Bet Awards are finally in and sees Beyonce compete with her sister Solange Knowles and Bruno Mars up for a total of five nominations. The ceremony will take place this summer and will also award social media stars, sportspeople and filmstars.

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Beyonce has the most mentions with seven nominations, including for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Video of the Year and Coca-Cola Viewers' Choice Award for her song 'Sorry' and Album of the Year for 'Lemonade'. She also shares a nomination with Kahlil Joseph for Video Director of the Year ('Sorry' again), with Kendrick Lamar for Best Collaboration ('Freedom') and another one for Best Collaboration with Jay Z and DJ Khaled for the latter's song 'Shining'.

Continue reading: Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Migos And More: The 2017 BET Award Nominations Are In

Angry Bruno Mars Fans Left Outside Birmingham Gig After Ticket Fiasco


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Hundreds of Bruno Mars fans were left “raging” after they were left locked out of his gig for several hours at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena this week, following a malfunction with the turnstiles.

Disgruntled fans, who had shelled out between £43 and £85 to see the American singer performing the first of two gigs in Birmingham on his 24K Magic World Tour on Monday (April 24th) and had queued for up to three hours already, were left fuming at several further hours’ worth of delays entering the venue because some tickets wouldn’t scan on the automated turnstiles correctly.

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Bruno Mars Would 'trade' Music To Resurrect His Late Mother


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Bruno Mars would ''trade'' music to resurrect his late mother.

The 31-year-old singer - who last his parent Bernadette Dan Pedro Bayot in 2013 aged 55 - has admitted his mum is ''more than'' his music and he would gladly trade his music, and all of his hits just to be back by his side.

Speaking to Latina.com, the dark-haired hunk said: ''My life has changed. She's more than my music. If I could trade music to have her back, I would.''

Continue reading: Bruno Mars Would 'trade' Music To Resurrect His Late Mother

Victoria's Secret Models along with Lady GaGa, Bruno Mars and The Weeknd on the catwalk at the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show held at Grand Palais, Paris, France - Wednesday 30th November 2016

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Not Sexiest Man Alive Material? Ryan Gosling And 9 Others Who Never Made The Cut


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So Dwayne Johnson was named People's Sexiest Man Alive this year; a decision that has been the source of both praise and confusion. Praise because he's an excellent role model with enormous muscles and because he's mixed race, and confusion because all the obvious choices haven't been exhausted yet.

Here are ten more Hollywood heartthrobs who deserve to be named 'Sexiest Man Alive' sooner rather than later.

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Continue reading: Not Sexiest Man Alive Material? Ryan Gosling And 9 Others Who Never Made The Cut

Bruno Mars signs memorabilia for fans outside Maida Vale after performing on the Radio One live lounge. - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 2nd November 2016

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24K Magic singer Bruno Mars arrives at Kiss FM Studios, London, United Kingdom - Monday 31st October 2016

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Painting, Bruno Mars and Jessica Caban - BRUNO MARS has been transformed into an 18th century nobleman - - Thursday 9th October 2014

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Bruno Mars

Date of birth

8th October, 1985

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.65




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