Bruno Mars Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

2nd March 2017

Quote: "I kinda love Bruno Mars, I feel like we could have a good stage show. We're both, like, real performers and it could be fun." Jennifer Lopez would love to team up with the Uptown Funk hitmaker for a duet.

6th February 2017

Fact: Ed Sheeran is set to perform at the 2017 BRIT Awards on 22 February (17) at London's O2 Arena. The appearance marks his first major live performance since he returned from his year-long break. Other performers include Little Mix, Bruno Mars and Robbie Williams.

20th November 2016

Fact: Bruno Mars is set to be the next musical guest hitching a ride with James Corden on Carpool Karaoke. E! News reports the Uptown Funk hitmaker was spotted filming The Late Late Show segment on Friday (18Nov16), just days after Madonna shared a selfie of her and Corden on Instagram, announcing she would be taking part in the famous carpool.

15th November 2016

Fact: Bruno Mars will embark on a world tour in support of his latest album, 24K Magic, next year (17). The superstar artist has announced a full slate of dates across Europe and North America beginning 28 March at Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium and concluding on 11 November at The Forum in Los Angeles. Bruno's 24K Magic, the follow up to his 2012 album Unorthodox Jukebox, will drop on Friday (18Nov16).

20th October 2016

Fact: Bruno Mars will open the American Music Awards in Los Angeles next month (20Nov16). Seven-time AMA nominee Mars previously performed at the awards ceremony in 2011.

12th February 2016

Quote: "I've always been a really big fan of Bruno, but when we worked together he was beyond. He can do anything, literally singing the best vocals you've ever heard live in your life while he is playing a drum or a bass or doing some mad percussion riff. I think he definitely will be the biggest, biggest, biggest artist in the world." British soul star Adele is full of admiration for Bruno Mars, who co-wrote All I Ask on her latest album, 25.

28th December 2015

Fact: Fetty Wap and Bruno Mars will ring in 2016 together in Las Vegas after signing on to headline the Marquee Nightclub's New Year's Eve festivities. The Trap Queen star was already confirmed to lead the midnight countdown at the venue at The Cosmopolitan, and now it has been revealed Mars will perform there at 1am on Friday (01Jan16).

11th March 2015

Quote: "I'm a short guy, and that's always something I have to think about. I've always done the hat thing. Now I'm doing ones with bigger brims to make myself look taller." Bruno Mars on the secret behind his hat collection.

25th February 2015

Tweet: "Aaaaaaayyyyyyy! Congrats @MarkRonson Thank you to everyone for making this happen" Bruno Mars congratulates his Uptown Funk! collaborator as the pals collected the Best Single prize at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday night (25Feb15), just hours after learning they'd scored an eighth week at the top of the U.S. pop charts with the song.

29th October 2014

Fact: Musicians Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, and Joss Stone are adding their star power to America's first Rock In Rio festival next year (15). The famous Brazilian event will be held at Las Vegas' MGM Resort and feature previously announced headliners Taylor Swift, Metallica, No Doubt and John Legend, among others.

11th July 2014

Tweet: "#Hooligans (fans)! Jus (sic) got word that the Super Bowl Halftime Show got nominated for an Emmy! That's pretty funky if you ask me! Congrats @nfl !!!! Where my band at? U read the papers boys?? From here on out we Emmy Nominated Hooligans". R&B singer Bruno Mars celebrates landing his first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program following his Super Bowl gig earlier this year (14).

11th February 2014

Quote: "How do you say no...? It's very early in my career; I've only got two albums, so I don't have, like, a legacy or anything like that, but tomorrow's not promised; I had to go for it." Bruno Mars didn't hesitate to sign up to perform at the 2014 Super Bowl half-time show.

15th January 2014

Fact: Bruno Mars is heading back on the road for a second run of his hit Moonshine Jungle tour in North America. Joining him will be Pharrell Williams and Wake Me Up hitmaker Aloe Blacc for the 40-date tour, which includes stops in his hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii and nights at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl and New York City's Madison Square Garden.

16th October 2013

Fact: Bruno Mars recruited actress Freida Pinto for the music video of his latest single, Gorilla. The Slumdog Millionaire star plays a stripper who later engages in a hot and heavy session with Mars' club singer character in the back of his car.

26th August 2013

Fact: Selena Gomez and Bruno Mars picked up their first MTV Moonman trophies at the Video Music Awards on Sunday (25Aug13). Gomez landed the Best Pop Video award for Come & Get It, while Locked out of Heaven earned Mars the Best Male Video prize.

15th August 2013

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney is heading to Las Vegas next month (Sep13) to join the likes of Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Sir Elton John and Bruno Mars at the annual iHeart Radio Music Festival. The two-day event will take place on 20 and 21 September (13) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

25th April 2013

Quote: "When you find that one, you buy them flowers and you hold their damn hand." Bruno Mars on romancing his model girlfriend Jessica Caban.

25th April 2013

Quote: "Those are doo-wop chords I've known my whole life. I heard that right off the bat and was like, 'S**t, they did it!'" Bruno Mars wishes he had written fun.'s hit We Are Young.

17th April 2013

Quote: "I'm doing pyrotechnics at my wedding and I'm gonna learn gymnastics, juggling and unicycling. It'll probably be at the top of a mountain." Singer Bruno Mars wants an outlandish ceremony when he marries.

1st February 2013

Fact: Bruno Mars' four sisters have released their first single as The Lylas. The girls, who already have a modelling deal in the Philippines, hope to follow their brother into the charts with Come Back.

7th January 2013

Quote: "Growing up in Hawaii influenced everything about me. My parents both still live in Waikiki, and I just bought my mum a house out there. I bought her a house before I bought myself one!" Singer Bruno Mars has splashed out on a new home for his mother Bernadette.

7th January 2013

Quote: "That's cornball. No girl wants that. Maybe if it's done right. I'd feel cheesy just singing, like, with a microphone all ready to go." R&B singer Bruno Mars refuses to ever serenade a girl on a date.

3rd December 2012

Tweet: "Soon you guys will hear a song I wrote called When I Was Your Man. I've never been this nervous. Can't explain it." Bruno Mars is apprehensive about the release of his new tune.

19th April 2012

Tweet: "My first pooch... Everyone say hi to Geronimo." Bruno Mars shares a picture of his new pup with his fans.

16th March 2012

Quote: "I actually wrte that for my dog. Her name is Lisa." Bruno Mars on the canine inspiration behind his love song Just The Way You Are.

18th February 2012

Quote: "I was in London and I wanted to exchange pounds. So I gave him $500 and he basically gave me back £200. I was like 'What?! How does this work?' This is how the Billionaire thing started out. I started humming it on the streets. Travie came along later and put his verses on it and then it hit the charts." Bruno Mars on the inspiration for Billionaire, his song with Travie McCoy.

13th February 2012

Quote: "Get off your rich a**es and let's have some fun." Bruno Mars addressed the music executives at the Grammy Awards as he attempted to get the party going at the top of the ceremony with a rousing James Brown-inspired performance.

24th January 2012

Fact: Bruno Mars' bagged the world's two biggest selling digital singles in 2011. His love anthem Just The Way You Are sold 12.5 million copies globally, and Grenade came second with 10.2 million downloads, according to International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Ifpi) officials. Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO was third.

8th January 2012

Quote: "I really felt like I was going to have an opportunity to meet her. That album (Back to Black) I remember, it was around that Motown time. I was going through frustrations of explaining, 'I want to do this music, but mixed with this music'. When her album came out, it's like, she did it. She took what she liked and made it her own." Bruno Mars is sad he never met his idol Amy Winehouse before her death last July (11).

7th January 2012

Quote: "She was in tears. It was a very special moment for me." Bruno Mars' mother was overwhelmed when the singer gifted her with a new house.

2nd December 2011

Quote: "Why can't I win the tallest award? That's all I want." Short multi-Grammy Award nominee Bruno Mars would like to win a stature prize.

22nd November 2011

Tweet: "Dear Adele please get well soon... You're the best." Bruno Mars sends well wishes to sick singer Adele, who was forced to miss the American Music Awards ceremony on Sunday (20Nov11) as she recovers from surgery to her vocal cords.

8th October 2011

Tweet: "Wow!! What a way to wake up... Thanks to everyone wishin me a Happy B-day... It's 7am in Germany so let my B-day palooza begin!" Bruno Mars is celebrating his birthday in Germany. The singer turned 26 on Saturday (08Oct11).

1st September 2011

Quote: "Why be famous if you can't go, 'Excuse me, I don't know if you know me but I am a big deal - I'm the Grenade guy.'" Singer Bruno Mars uses his celebrity status and hit songs to pick up women.

17th August 2011

Tweet: "I cant control my face when I play drums. In my mind I'm rockin out but when I see videos it looks like I'm constipated." Bruno Mars on his strange stage look.

9th August 2011

Fact: Bruno Mars is set to appear on the upcoming season of Sesame Street, which kicks off in the U.S. on 26 September (11). Seth Rogen, George Lopez and Nicole Kidman have also signed up for cameos on the hit children's show.

22nd July 2011

Tweet: "Feelin a little better today.. Thank you guys for all your concerns. But cant (sic) no sinus infection hold me down!!" Sick singer Bruno Mars is refusing to be bedridden by his illness.

14th March 2011

Quote: "You are playing on stage and, all of a sudden, you'll see a grenade on stage and you'll hear it fall. It freaked us out. It's cute but then it gets a bit spooky." Bruno Mars is disturbed whenever his fans throw toy missiles onstage when he sings hit track Grenade.

16th February 2011

Fact: Grammy Awards performers Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae are to tour North America with British R&B/rap sensation Plan B on the Hooligans in Wondaland tour.

3rd February 2011

Fact: Bruno Mars is still exploding his GRENADE at the top of the U.S. pop charts, holding off Pink's F**KIN' PERFECT. Katy Perry's Firework, Black & Yellow by Wiz Khalifa and Enrique Iglesias' Tonight (I'm Lovin' You) round out the new top five.

16th November 2010

Fact: Bruno Mars' father once ran an Elvis Presley memorabilia store in Oahu, Hawaii.

24th September 2010

Fact: R&B sensation Bruno Mars appeared in 1992 movie HONEYMOON IN VEGAS as a child Elvis impersonator.

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