Bruno Mars Biography and Discography
Peter Gene Hernandez popularly known by his stage name Bruno Mars is an American musician, singer, producer, choreographer and song-writer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii to Peter Hernandez, Mars started making his own music in teen years and gave performances at multiple musical venues in his locality in his childhood. He also performed on songs by popular artists including Michael Jackson. At the age of 2, Bruno Mars was nicknamed ‘Bruno’ by his father due to his resemblance to legendary wrestler Bruno Sammartino. Mars came from a musical family and is one of 6 children. After having graduated from high school, Mars moved to Los Angeles to start his musical career. Co-funding the production team The Smeezingtons, Mars produced songs for other popular artists. In 1990, Mars appeared as Little Elvis in MidWeek and later was featured in 1992’s film Honeymoon in Vegas. After drawing inspiration from Jimi Hendrix, Mars started playing guitar. During his schooling, Mars used to perform in a group called The School Boys.
Bruno Mars had an unsuccessful story with Motown Records and then signed a deal with Atlantic in 2009. He was established as a solo artist after lending his voice to the Travie McCoy’s Billionaire and B.o.B’s Nothin’ on You which were instant successes. The production formula of Mars allowed his production team to work with selected artists from different genres.
Top 10 Bruno Mars Songs List 2017
- Just The Way You Are (2010)
- Grenade (2010)
- Locked Out of Heaven (2012)
- Treasure (2013)
- When I Was Your Man (2012)
- Nothing on You (2010)
- Uptown Funk with Mark Ronson (2014)
- The Lazy Song (2010)
- Billionaire (2010)
- Young, Wild & Free (2011)
Mars first studio album “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” placed at No.3 on the Billboard 200 chart. This Bruno Mars album was released in 2010 and featured viral hit singles ‘The Lazy Song’ and ‘Just the Way You Are’. The album received 7 Grammy Award nominations and won Best Pop Vocal Performance for hit single ‘Just the Way You Are’. Bruno released his another album “Unorthodox Jukebox” in the year 2012. The studio album peaked at number 1 in the US, UK and other international markets. It earned Best Pop Vocal Album at the Grammy Awards. The album featured international singles ‘Treasure’, ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ and ‘When I Was Your Man’. Bruno Mars albums brought him to stardom.
Bruno Mars New Album 2016, 2017 Upcoming
- 24K Magic (2016)
- Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010)
- Unorthodox Jukebox (2012)
Bruno Mars New Song 2016-2017 List
- 24K Magic (2016)
- Chunky (2016)
- Versace on the Floor (2016)
- That’s What I Like (2016)
Throughout his career as a singer, spanning four years, he took home 4 Grammy Awards and sold more than 100 million singles and albums worldwide. 7 of his hit singles are considered amongst the best-selling singles ever. Bruno is considered one of the world’s most successful solo artists launching 5 hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since he began his career in 2010, faster than any male artist after Elvis Presley. In 2011, Time Magazine named Mars one of the world’s 100 influential people. In 2014, he topped Forbes 30 under 30 list.
At the Billboard Music Awards 2014, Mars received Top Artist of the Year nomination. 24K Magic is Bruno Mars new album. The album featured Bruno Mars new songs 2017 like 24K Magic and That’s What I Like. Mars is famous for his showmanship and performances on stage. He can play a variety of musical instruments like piano, drums, keyboards and electric piano, dancing and performing multiple music styles including funk, soul and reggae music. Bruno live performances are must to watch. Latest information about Bruno Mars tours and Bruno Mars concert tickets is available in internet. After taking record music sales, touring, revenue from digital music, video streaming in the US and publishing royalties into consideration, Bruno Mars was ranked as 12th richest musician of 2013 by Billboard.