Peter Gene Hernandez known professionally as Bruno Mars , is definitely an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. From Honolulu, Hawaii, with a family of musicians, Mars began making music in a early age and performed in a variety of musical venues in the hometown throughout his childhood. He completed secondary school and transferred to La to pursue a musical career. After being dropped by Motown Records, Mars signed a recording hire Atlantic Records last year.
In 2009, he co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, accountable for the singles "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B and "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy. He featured for the hooks for both singles, becoming acknowledged as a solo artist. His debut studio album Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010) included the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles "Just how we Are" and "Grenade", and also the number-four single "The Lazy Song". His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox (2012), peaked at number 1 in the United States. The album spawned the international singles "Locked From Heaven", "When I used to be Your Man" and "Treasure". In 2014, Mars lent his vocals to Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk". Up to now he's got sold over 100 million singles and albums worldwide, producing among the best-selling artists in recent history. Mars has landed six number-one singles about the Billboard Hot 100 since his career launched this year, attaining his first five quicker than any male artist since Elvis Presley.
Mars has gotten many awards and nominations, including four Grammy Awards, and was named one among Time's 100 most influential folks the globe in 2011. In December 2013, he ranked number 1 around the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Mars is recognized for his stage performances and retro showmanship. He could be combined with his band, The Hooligans, who play a variety of instruments for example classical guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums and horns, and in addition be backup singers and dancers. Mars performs in a wide array of musical styles.