Bruno Mars

Mar
24
Stream the ‘Rio 2′ Soundtrack Featuring Bruno Mars, Janelle Monáe, Ester Dean, & B.o.B

Rio 2 Soundtrack

On April 11, the sequel to the animated film Rio flies into theaters. In addition to a superstar cast including Jamie Foxx and Anne Hathaway, the soundtrack boasts contributions from Janelle Monáe, Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, B.o.B., and Ester Dean.

Dean teams with B.o.B on the updated “Rio Rio” theme song, while Janelle Monáe shakes things up on the funky opening number “What Is Love” Bruno Mars, who also voices a parrot named Roberto in the movie, gets in on the fun with “Welcome Back.”

“We wanted to show the diversity of Brazilian music,” executive producer Sergio Mendes tells Billboard.

Stream the full Rio 2 soundtrack before it arrives on March 25.

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Feb
19
Bruno Mars Performs ‘Treasure’ at BRIT Awards

Bruno Mars

After making history with his Super Bowl Halftime Show performance, Bruno Mars continued his victory tour with a stop at this year’s BRIT Awards. Backed by his Hooligans, the suave singer rocked the O2 Arena with his hit “Treasure” and walked away with the award for International Male Solo Artist.

On April 18, he will kick off the next leg of his “Moonshine Jungle World Tour” with special guests Pharrell and Aloe Blacc.

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Feb
10
Bruno Mars Talks Super Bowl Halftime Show, Addresses Critics on ‘Ellen’

Bruno Mars

A week after rocking the Super Bowl Halftime Show, Bruno Mars resurfaced on Monday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show,” where he discussed his historic performance, which became the most-watched halftime show in Super Bowl history with 115.3 million viewers.

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Feb
3
Bruno Mars Scores Most-Watched Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

Bruno Mars

While the Seattle Seahawks took home the Vince Lombardi trophy at Sunday’s Super Bowl, Bruno Mars celebrated his own victory. The “Treasure” singer’s Halftime Show attracted the largest audience in Super Bowl history.

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Feb
3
Celebrities React to Bruno Mars’ Super Bowl Halftime Show

Bruno Mars

The Seahawks weren’t the only winners at Sunday’s Super Bowl. Bruno Mars took the field and scored a touch down with his Halftime Show performance. After rocking MetLife Stadium with his Hooligans and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the “Treasure” singer received praise from his peers, who flooded Twitter with their compliments.

“TIGHEST SUPERBOWL HALF TIME SHOW IN FOREVER!” tweeted JoJo, while Machine Gun Kelly added, “I’m proud to say I got to watch that live.”

From Jennifer Hudson to Juicy J, read the rave reviews below.

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Feb
2
Bruno Mars Performs at Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show

Bruno Mars and Anthony Kiedis

Bruno Mars has sold out arenas around the world, but he played for his biggest audience yet when he headlined the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium on Sunday.

Accompanied by his eight-piece band, the Hooligans, the Grammy-winning crooner put on a sensational 13-minute performance—complete with dancing, pyro, and shiny suits. A children’s choir kicked it off with “Billionaire” before Bruno performed Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” on his drums, which said “Bernadette” in tribute to his late mother. He launched into a medley of his hits including “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Treasure,” and “Runaway Baby.”

He also shared the stage with the Red Hot Chili Peppers for “Give It Away,” jumping up and down in his gold Saint Laurent jacket with Anthony Kiedis and Flea. The performance capped off with a dazzling fireworks display as a solo Bruno sang his No. 1 single “Just the Way You Are.”

On May 27, Bruno will kick off the next leg of his “Moonshine Jungle World Tour” with special guests Pharrell and Aloe Blacc. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

Watch Bruno’s rocking halftime show below.

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Jan
30
Bruno Mars Meets the Press at Super Bowl Halftime Show Conference

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars will join an illustrious list of past performers including Beyoncé, Madonna, and Michael Jackson when he takes the field during the Pepsi Halftime Show at Super Bowl XLVIII.

Ahead of Sunday’s game, the Grammy-winning crooner charmed reporters, old and young, with his Spanish and Elvis impression during the press conference at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on Thursday.

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