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.



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Bruno Mars Parts Company With Manager Brandon Creed


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According to Billboard Magazine, Creed had successfully worked with Mars for nine years.

The pair met when Creed, whose company The Creed Co. also represents Mark Ronson and Sara Bareilles, was an Artists and repertoire (A&R) executive at Epic Records.

Initially, Creed tells Billboard, he “wasn’t 100 per cent sure the artist thing was going to be a go." However, he was soon convinced enough by Mars' potential to leave the label and become the Hawaiian-born artist's manager.

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Bruno Mars Joins Missy Elliott In The Studio


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The rapper posted a snap of herself with the Gorilla singer on Twitter, sending fans into a frenzy.

An accompanying caption read: "Had a blast vibing wit my fam @BrunoMars @ the studio! GoodVibes He got some! He such a rare gem (sic)!"

It's still not clear if the pair is working on new material for Mars' upcoming new album or Elliott's comeback release.

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Bruno Mars And Mark Ronson Hit With New Plagiarism Allegations


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Kali Bowyer, a representative for the three-piece rap group, claims there are notable similarities between The Sequence's 1979 hit Funk You Up and the 2014 smash hit, which recently won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year. She believes the hooks in both tracks are the same.

They are deliberating over whether to file a lawsuit, according to TMZ.com.

This is not the first time Uptown Funk has been at the centre of plagiarism allegations. Serbian pop star Viktorija - real name Snezana Miskovic - claimed it infringed her 1984 track single Ulice Mracne Nisu Za Devojke, or Dark Streets Are Not For Girls, but never pursued legal action.

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Super Bowl Bounce Gives Coldplay Seventh U.k. Number One Album


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The group performed with Beyonce and Bruno Mars at the Super Bowl half-time show last Sunday (07Feb16) and now they've clinched their seventh chart-topper as A Head Full Of Dreams bounces back up the charts.

The album only made it to number two upon its December (15) release after coming up against Adele's 25, but it appears the buzz around the group's Super Bowl gig helped turn sales around.

Adele climbs back up the charts to two, while last week's number one, David Bowie collection Best Of Bowie, falls to three.

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Donatella Versace: 'I Went Bold For Bruno's Super Bowl Look'


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The legendary designer was behind singer Bruno’s outfit when he took to the stage for the halftime show on Sunday (07Feb16). Donatella certainly achieved her goal, with Bruno rocking a leather shirt and trousers with thick gold chains and circular lens sunglasses.

“When you're making a look that will be seen by millions all over the world, you need a message that's bold and strong,” Donatella explained to The Hollywood Reporter. “As with many things in fashion, we had to work fast, but it was so much fun to create.”

Bruno was singing with Beyonce and Coldplay, with the trio of musical acts putting on a storming show. Bruno’s black and gold look matched perfectly with Beyonce’s, though rocker Chris Martin kept his vibe more laid back than high fashion.

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Former New York Mayor Upset With Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance


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The former New York Mayor was far from impressed by the R&B superstar's Formation slot during the big game, which critics have perceived as a salute to the Black Panther movement and a nod to America's police brutality issue.

"I think it was outrageous," Giuliani said on Fox News when asked what he thought about the Super Bowl's non-football highlight.

"The half-time show was ridiculous... I don't know what the heck it was. A bunch of people bouncing around and all strange things. It was terrible."

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Beyonce Steals The Show From Coldplay In Super Bowl Halftime Show


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A leather-clad Beyonce eclipsed even the multi-million selling clout of Coldplay at this year’s Super Bowl halftime show, as she and Bruno Mars joined the British rockers onstage in Santa Clara.

The 34 year old star briefly had the stage all to herself as she delivered a rendition of brand new single ‘Formation’, released just 24 hours before, with her backing dancers’ costumes seemingly heavily influenced by the armed rights group the Black Panthers, clad in black leather and berets.

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Coldplay Pay Tribute To Past Super Bowl Performers During Half-time Show


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The British rockers led the much-anticipated set at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, and kicked off the show with a medley of their hits including Viva La Vida and their latest single Adventure of a Lifetime, as teens from the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles played alongside them.

The colourful performance then turned to Bruno Mars, the 2014 half-time headliner, who gave a lively rendition of his hit Uptown Funk with DJ Mark Ronson. He was followed by Beyonce, who took charge of the 2013 Super Bowl show, as she and an army of female dancers took to the football field to debut her new song Formation, which she unexpectedly released on Saturday (06Feb16).

Bruno and Beyonce then joined forces for a Crazy In Love/Uptown Funk/Formation mash-up as they met in the middle of the stage in a musical face-off.

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Bruno Mars Confirms Super Bowl Appearance


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The halftime show for the American football sporting event, which takes place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, has an all-star lineup, with British band Coldplay serving as the leading act and Beyonce also making an appearance.

Billionaire hitmaker Mars, 30, promises fans he is committed to heating up the show with his performance, writing on Instagram in a caption attached to an image of himself standing before the stage: "It ain't a party if Mr $how Up & $how out doesn't show up."

He added in a later post, "Mars Has Landed".

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Bruno Mars To Join Coldplay And Beyonce At Super Bowl Show - Report


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The Gorilla singer, who headlined the big gig two years ago, has been linked to Sunday's (07Feb16) spectacular, but there has been no confirmation.

However, in a behind-the-scenes rehearsal clip, posted online by bosses at CBS - the TV network airing this year's game in America - Coldplay star Chris Martin hints at another special guest.

Kneeling on the stage and pretending to be an expert tracker, the Brit said, "This may be Beyonce's footprint. I'd say she was here about four hours ago. Let's look for a Bruno one."

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BRUNO MARS Has Been Transformed Into An 18th Century Nobleman

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

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The BRIT Awards 2014 - Performances And Ceremony

Kylie Minogue and Bruno Mars - The Brit Awards 2014 held at the O2 - Performances and Ceremony - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 19th February 2014

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Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show Press Conference

Bruno Mars - Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show Press Conference - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 30th January 2014

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Bruno Mars Appears On 'Vivement Dimanche'

Bruno Mars - Bruno Mars appears on French television show 'Vivement Dimanche' - Paris, France - Thursday 21st February 2013

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BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend - Performances - Day 3

Bruno Mars - BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend - Performances - Day 3 - Derry - Sunday 26th May 2013

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Bruno Mars

Date of birth

8th October, 1985

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.65




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