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Fun Facts: Bruno Mars
- His mother was a hula dancer
- Bruno Mars is only 5'5
- He plays the drums, guitar, keyboard, and the bass
- Mars is of Puerto Rican and Filipino descent
- Mars was arrested in 2010 for possession of Coke
- He has a tattoo for his dad saying "Pete's boy" and one for his mom on his shoulder.
Born as Pete Gene Hernandez on Oct. 8, 1985. Bruno Mars (his professional name) grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mars is one of six children born into a highly musical family. At a very young age Mars began impersonating and imitating Elvis Presley. Mars was originally signed to Motown Records but was unsuccessful. Finally, in 2009 he signed with Atlantic records and he hit his stride. He began writing and singing for other artist most notably, the song "Billionaire" with Travie McCoy.
His debut album "Doo Wops and Hooligans" was released in 2010. His first album created the hit singles "Just The Way You Are", "Grenade", and "The Lazy Song." In 2012, Mars released his second album "Unorthodox Jukebox" spawning the hit singles "Locked Out Of Heaven", "When I Was Your Man", and "Treasure."
Mars has won 2 Grammy Awards and has sold more than 11 million albums and 68 million singles worldwide.
Listen to "Just the Way You Are"
# 1 Just the Way You Are
Released December 14, 2010
Sold over 13.2 million copies worldwide
Peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts
Listen to "Grenade"
# 2 Grenade
Released September 28, 2010
Ninth best selling digital single of 2011.
Sold more than 12.2 million digital copies
Peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts
Listen to "Gorilla"
# 3 Gorilla
Released September 10, 2013
The song peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts
Sold 55,000-60,000 digital copies
Listen to "The Lazy Song"
# 4 The Lazy Song
Released February 15, 2011
Reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts
Sold 6.5 Million digital copies
Listen to "It Will Rain"
# 5 It Will Rain
Released September 27, 2011
Featured on the soundtrack of "Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1"
Mars is not happy with the final edit of the song comparing himself to a singing mosquito.
Listen to "Locked Out of Heaven"
# 6 Locked Out Of Heaven
Released October 1, 2012
It was the fist single off of Mars' "Unorthodox Jukebox" album
Peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts
Listen to "Marry You"
# 7 Marry You
Released August 22, 2011
Peaked at number 85 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts
Listen to "Treasure"
# 8 Treasure
Released May 10, 2013
Peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts
"Treasure" was a commercial success appearing in the top 10 in 18 countries all over the word.
Listen to "Young Girls"
# 9 Young Girls
Released December 10, 2013
Peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts
The song may have not been a big chart topper in most countries but in South Korea the song debuted at number 1
Listen to "Count on Me"
# 10 Count On Me
Released November 7, 2011
Peaked at number 5 in Austria
Was included in the movie "A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures"