Bruno Mars

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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.

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

Bruno Mars: 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.

Bruno Mars: 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.

Bruno Mars: 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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23rd April 2014 -

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11th April 2014 -

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4th April 2014 -

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4th April 2014 -

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18th February 2014 -

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Live Nation today announced a host of new acts confirmed to play across the Wireless Festival weekend. J. Cole, 2 Chainz, Knife Party, B.o.B, Giorgio Moroder, Foxes, Bleachers, A Great Big World, Joel Compass,...

Cordless Rockers Red Hot Chilli Peppers Caught Out with Super Bowl Set

5th February 2014 -

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“Hang on a minute, their guitars aren’t plugged in to anything” an eagle-eyed Super Bowl viewer probably said somewhere in America. And he/she was right: while Anthony Kiedis sang alongside main performer Bruno Mars live,...

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5th February 2014 -

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Red Hot Chili Pepper’s bassist Flea has tried to end the controversy over the band miming their insturments during their Superbowl performance with Bruno Mars by explaining their decision.Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist FleaIn a...

The Super Bowl Is Already Pushing Bruno Mars' Career To New Heights

4th February 2014 -

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Even before the Super Bowl show, Bruno Mars was a highly successful young performer – he wouldn’t have been invited otherwise. Though the typical football fan might not have been aware of Mars before the...

Super Bowl Half Time Well And Truly Rocked By Bruno Mars And RHCP

3rd February 2014 -

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Besides a victory for the Seattle Seahawks – and a long overdue one at that – last night’s Super Bowl was also a triumph for Bruno Mars. Mars’ Half Time show with the Red Hot...

How Will Bruno Mars Fare At The Superbowl? 5 Of The Best (And Worst) Half-Time Shows

31st January 2014 -

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Bruno Mars is hoping to ‘uplift the people’ this Sunday when he performs at the coveted Superbowl halftime slot. The ‘Greande’ singer is currently preparing for his set and of course making sure his trademark...

Bruno Mars Honored To Perform At Super Bowl And Share Stage With The Red Hot Chili Peppers

31st January 2014 -

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While fans wonder whether Bruno Mars’ Super Bowl halftime show will live up to Beyonce’s from last year, Mars himself has much more modest goals. He just wants to get people dancing, as he said...

Wireless Festival 2014 - Kanye West, Drake, Bruno Mars, Outkast And Pharrell Plus Many More Confirmed

28th January 2014 -

 Press

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars have been confirmed to headline Wireless Festival 2014. The tenth Wireless Festival will take place for the very first time at London's Finsbury Park and Birmingham's Perry Park...

Rio 2

27th January 2014 -

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Blu and Jewel believe that they are two of a kind as the only full grown blue macaws in existence as they make their home in a cosy Brazilian bird sanctuary with their fast-growing offspring....

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25th January 2014 -

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The Grammy Awards are known as the biggest night in music, the music industry equivalent to the Oscars. Unlike the Oscars, however, the Grammys are much more accepting of newcommers and in fact, the award...

Bruno Mars Recruits Pharrell Williams When Announcing Dates For Second Leg Of 'Moonshine Jungle' Tour

15th January 2014 -

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Bruno Mars has announced the dates for the second leg of his huge 'Moonshine Jungle' world tour. The 27 year-old wrapped up the first leg, starting June 2013 and ending the following November, which visited...

The Super Bowl Will Heat Up With A Half Time Performance By The Red Hot Chili Peppers

12th January 2014 -

 News

Last year Beyonce performed an unforgettable Super Bowl half time show and this year it’s Red Hot Chilly Peppers’ turn. The rockers have taken the torch, next they will take the stage in February, the...

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Join Bruno Mars For Super Bowl Halftime Show

12th January 2014 -

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The Super Bowl halftime show next month will not only feature Bruno Mars, but the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be joining the stage as well.In one of the most watched televised events of the...

One Direction Booed At French Music Awards

17th December 2013 -

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One Direction were booed as they took to the stage at the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France, last week (14 Dec.). The British boy band were met with jeers when they took to the...

Bruno Mars Beats Taylor Swift And Justin Timberlake To Be Crowned Billboard's Artist Of The Year

15th December 2013 -

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2013 is the year of Bruno Mars, according to Billboard magazine.The 28 year-old beat the likes of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna to be crowned the 'Artist of the Year'.Mars has dominated...

Jay Z and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead The Grammy Nominations, But There's Little Love For Justin Timberlake and Kanye West

7th December 2013 -

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The nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards have been announced and after a year when hip-hop comebacks and newcomers have dominated the music scene, it is rap that leads the way in the Grammy nominations...

Blu and Jewell Go In Search of Roots In 'Rio 2' [Trailer + Pictures]

4th October 2013 -

 News

Those Blue Macaws are back, and this time they’ve got parrot sprogs to account for. But the bustling streets of Rio isn’t a great place to bring up kids – all three of them, played...

Rio 2

4th October 2013 -

 Video

Blu and Jewel's babies are growing up fast and developing an eagerness to learn about the world outside their Brazilian bird sanctuary run by kind owners Linda and Tulio. The free-spirited Jewel is also getting...

Katy Perry Wants To Hook Up With Bruno Mars For Collaboration

24th September 2013 -

 News

Katy Perry is apparently a huge fan of 'Treasure' singer/songwriter Bruno Mars, and prior to her performance at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas this weekend, the singer revealed her hopes that they can one...

Day 2 Of Las Vegas' iHeartRadio Music Festival Is Nothing Short Of Eventful

23rd September 2013 -

 News

Day 2 of the Las Vegas ‘iHeartRadio Music Festival’ kicked off this Saturday (Sept 21st) and the MGM Grand Garden arena witnessed yet another amazing crop of talent perform their best hits to in the...

Bruno Mars To Perform At Super Bowl 2014 Half-time Show, Has He Earned It?

9th September 2013 -

 News

Grammy award winner Bruno Mars is set to perform at the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show on February 2nd 2013 in New Jersey.Rumours began this weekend that the 'When I Was Your Man' singer will...

Straight After His European Tour, Bruno Mars Might Stop By In New Jersey For The Super Bowl Half Time

8th September 2013 -

 News

The Super Bowl is arguably the biggest sports event in the US, so it’s no wonder that with months still left until the big game, announcements have already started to slip – such as Bruno...

So, What Have The MTV VMAs Done For Sales?

28th August 2013 -

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It’s the same with any high-profile award ceremony; a spike in sales always welcomes the big-hitters. This year, Justin Timberlake’s reunification with the band that made him, NSYNC, saw the band’s fortune rise just a...

Justin Timberlake & Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Are The Toasts Of The Night: MTV VMAs FULL Winners List

26th August 2013 -

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Sunday (25 August) night saw the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York taken over by the biggest names in pop for one night only, as the 29th annual MTV Video Music Awards took the recently-completed...

2013 Teen Choice Awards: On The Red Carpet And Highlights

12th August 2013 -

 News

The 2013 Teen Choice was held last night, Sunday 11th August, at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The event was star studded with attendees photographed on the red carpet including Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale,...

Lady Gaga To Mark Return At MTV VMAs With Brand New Single

26th July 2013 -

 News

Lady Gaga has performed before at the MTV VMAs but it seems the prestigious, explosive awards ceremony can't get enough of the 'Bad Romance' singer's outlandish outfits and stage surprises. To date the 27 year-old...

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