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.
The new mom had been due to play 24 dates with Mars on his North American tour in September.
A few weeks after welcoming her first baby into the world, Cardi B has announced that she’s decided to cancel all of her upcoming autumn tour dates with Bruno Mars, admitting that she’s “underestimated this whole mommy thing”.
The chart-topping rapper gave birth to a baby girl named Kulture earlier this month on July 10th, with her husband Offset from hip-hop trio Migos. Cardi had been due to hook up with Bruno Mars for the North American leg of his 24K Magic tour in the autumn, but she’s not ready to leave her baby at such a young age.
“I thought that after giving birth to my daughter that six weeks would be enough time for me to recover mentally and physically,” the 25 year old star told her fans on Instagram. “I also thought that I'd be able to bring her with me on tour, but I think I underestimated this whole mommy thing.”
Mars was performing at Glasgow Green on Tuesday night when a stray pyrotechnic malfunctioned and caused a small fire on the lighting rig.
With nearly a decade of super-hits behind him, Bruno Mars is one of the hottest pop stars on the planet at the moment – so much so that he had to abandon a concert in Glasgow this week after a fire temporarily broke out on stage.
The American pop icon was four songs into his set at Glasgow Green, Scotland, on Tuesday evening (July 10th) as he finishes up the European leg of his 24K Magic world tour, when an on-stage pyrotechnic malfunctioned and caused the lighting rig to be set ablaze.
Eyewitnesses said that Mars stopped in the middle of his performance, quickly apologised to fans and hurried off stage, leaving fire crews to quickly extinguish the fire. According to Glasgow Live, nobody was hurt and the entire delay lasted only eight minutes. Eyewitnesses told Entertainment Tonight: “They lowered [a] lighting rig and used fire extinguishers to put something out that was on stage.”
Continue reading: Bruno Mars Forced Off Stage As Fire Breaks Out During Glasgow Gig
The event included both panel and fan voted categories.
The prizes for the artists of this year's iHeartRadio Music Awards were finally announced this weekend (March 11th 2018), with leading winners including Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers and Harry Styles. The show concluded the awards season for this first half of the year.
Ed Sheeran at 'Songwriter' premiere
Unsurprisingly, it was Ed Sheeran who took home Male Artist of the Year as well as Song of the Year for 'Shape of You', while his close pal Taylor Swift was given Female Artist.
Bruno Mars has revealed he will be hitting the road with his friend and collaborator Cardi B as he confirms he's bringing his '24k Magic' tour back to the US.
The 'Just The Way You Are' hitmaker teamed up with the hip hop star on a remix of his single 'Finesse', and it looks like the pair are set to collaborate again in the future - this time, it's going to be live.
In a series of tweets confirming plans for another US leg of his world tour, Bruno wrote: ''What if I told you I wanna do one more U.S tour so we could celebrate 24k Magic together one last time.....
Continue reading: Bruno Mars Touring With Cardi B
The main winners at this year's Grammys are finally announced.
The results are in for the 2018 Grammy Awards, and of course it's Bruno Mars who comes out on top with seven gongs altogether including Record of the Year for his stellar 2016 record '24K Magic'. He missed out on eligibility for the 2017 awards, but it's clearly been worth the wait.
Bruno Mars wins big for '24K Magic'
Not only has the pop heartthrob's latest album won the most coveted prize of all at the Grammys, it has also been named Album of the Year, Best R&B Album, and Best Engineered Album in the Non-classical section. Meanwhile, his number one single 'That's What I Like' brough him Song of the Year, Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song.
Continue reading: Bruno Mars And Other Top Winners At The 2018 Grammy Awards
Bruno Mars has heaped praised on ''true star'' Cardi B after the pair unveiled their remix for the singer's track 'Finesse' this week.
The 'Locked Out of Heaven' hitmaker teamed up with the hip hop star on a new version of his track - which he originally released in 2016 - and now he has taken to social media to heap praise on the 25-year-old rapper.
Sharing a selfie of the pair on Instagram Bruno, 32, wrote: ''I met cardi B at 3 am after my show in LA backstage where we recorded her verse for Finesse.
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Bruno Mars has teamed up with Cardi B for a brand new remix of his 2016 track 'Finesse' and unveiled the 'In Living Color' inspired video.
The 'Uptown Funk' singer has teamed up with the 25-year-old rapper on a reworked version of his 2016 single - taken from his album '24K Magic' - and delivered a video inspired by Jim Carrey's 1990s sketch comedy show 'In Living Color'.
Revealing the exciting collaboration on social media, he said in a series of tweets: ''This video is dedicated to one my favorite T.V shows of all time. Shout out to the people over at Fox Studios and a very special thank you to @keeneniwayans. (sic)''
Continue reading: Bruno Mars And Cardi B Reveal Finesse Remix
It's the singer's first ever TV special, and it's a daunting prospect.
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.
Bruno Mars performing at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2016
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.
Bruno Mars thinks practice makes perfect.
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.
Continue reading: Bruno Mars Thinks Practice Makes Perfect
The trailer for the new TV special has finally arrived.
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.
Bruno Mars at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
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
Bruno Mars signs memorabilia for fans outside Maida Vale after performing on the Radio One live lounge. - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 2nd November 2016
24K Magic singer Bruno Mars arrives at Kiss FM Studios, London, United Kingdom - Monday 31st October 2016
Bruno Mars - Bruno Mars appears on French television show 'Vivement Dimanche' - Paris, France - Thursday 21st February 2013
Date of birth
8th October, 1985
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