About Singer Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars: The New Michael Jackson?
I was already a fan of the Bruno Mars' hit song Grenade, but it wasn't until I saw him perform it live on an edition of The Graham Norton Show in a stripped down unplugged version that I really appreciated his soulful singing voice.
This young American singer has already been compared to the late Michael Jackson, and it is easy to understand why. With vocal chords that echo the best days of the King of Pop and an immense talent for writing songs with meaning and an instant hook, Bruno Mars is well on his way to bridging the gap between star and superstar.
His first album Doo-Wops and Hooligans has already been a huge international success, topping the music charts worldwide. His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, promises continued success!
Bruno Mars: Grenade - Live
So there I was, settling down to watch one of my favourite talk shows, The Graham Norton Show, when he announced that Bruno Mars would be appearing. Cool, I thought, thinking that he would be lip synching to his latest hit. How wrong could I be. The young singer settled into a live, almost acoustic, version of Grenade and he had me hooked. He also had me as a fan.
Bruno Mars at the Piano
Bruno Mars in Conversation - From The Graham Norton Show
Here is a short clip from the same Graham Norton Show with Bruno Mars in conversation with the other featured guests.
Unorthodox Jukebox: Release Date: December 11, 2012
Bruno Mars: The Lazy Song
The official music video for the hit song from Bruno Mars, The Lazy Song. (April 2011).
Nothin' on You: B.o.B With Bruno Mars
I am not a lover of rap music and this song is as close to rap as I want to get. Bruno Mars joins B.o.B on a light rap song that became an international hit during 2010. Soulful breaks and a great hook make up the track Nothin' on You.
Bruno Mars in Concert
Bruno Mars: Just the Way You Are
A modern day, uptempo love song with Bruno Mars sounding very much like Michael Jackson. Another amazing hook and vocal performance pushed Just the Way You Are to Number 1 in almost every territory in which it was released.
Bruno Mars in Houston
Billionaire: Travie McCoy With Bruno Mars
A light, reggae feel to this track which also found its way to the top of the charts internationally. It was Travie McCoy's debut single, but Bruno Mars is heavily featured as guest vocalist. Highly rhythmic, if you are ready for swaying a little under the summer sun, but be warned this one does contain the dreaded "F-Bomb" in several places.
Bruno Mars Performing in Houston, Texas
Bruno Mars: The Other Side - Featuring Cee Lo Green & B.o.B
From the EP It's Better If You Don't Understand, released in the Summer of 2010, featuring both B.o.B and Cee Lo Green on a digital download only track that highlights Bruno Mars' clever writing skills, while in places, the video demonstrates his remarkable resemblance to Michael Jackson.
Bruno Mars: Quick Facts
- Bruno Mars' real name is Peter Hernandez.
- He was born and brought up in Hawaii.
- He was once signed unsuccessfully to Motown Records.
- He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the song Just the Way You Are. Nominated for seven Grammys at the same awards ceremony.
- He has written hits for Flo Rida, K'naan and Cee Lo Green.
Bruno Mars: Grenade
This is the official music video for the superb Grenade.
Bruno Mars: Marry You
A hit song from late summer 2011: Marry You.
Bruno Mars Appears on The X-Factor - Singing Runaway Baby
The suit, the hair, the voice, the moves: who doesn't love everything about Bruno Mars' performance of his single, Runaway Baby, on the third UK X-Factor Live Results Show?
Bruno Mars in The New York Times - Featured Article
The New York Times called Bruno Mars "one of the most versatile and accessible singers in pop, with a light, soul-influenced voice that's an easy fit in a range of styles, a universal donor." Read the rest of the article here.
- Bruno Mars in Ascension
When history books address the pop seismology of the early 21st century, a chapter will have to be set aside for a discussion of the Sheraton Waikiki in the late 1980s. That's where Bruno Mars, then just a few years old, performed as part of a touris