Bruno Mars

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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Jan
28
Kanye West, Drake, Bruno Mars, & OutKast to Play Wireless Festival 2014

Kanye West

Hip-hop lovers’ dreams will be realized at this summer’s Wireless Festival in the U.K. Kanye West, Drake, and OutKast are among this year’s performers.

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Jan
21
Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Miguel, & Ariana Grande to Present at Grammys

Alicia Keys and Miguel

With just days to go, the Grammys are adding more big names to Sunday’s lineup. Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Miguel, and Ariana Grande are among the presenters for Music’s Biggest Night.

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Jan
14
Bruno Mars Announces Tour Dates with Pharrell, Aloe Blacc

Bruno Mars and Pharrell

After performing sold-out shows in over 90 cities around the world, Bruno Mars will return to the road for the next leg of his “Moonshine Jungle World Tour” with special guests Pharrell Williams and Aloe Blacc.

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Jan
11
Red Hot Chili Peppers to Join Bruno Mars at Super Bowl Halftime Show

Bruno Mars x Red Hot Chili Peppers

Bruno Mars won’t be the only one rocking the field come Super Bowl Sunday. The Grammy-winning crooner will reportedly be joined by legendary rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Dec
9
Rap-Up TV: R. Kelly Talks Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, & Bruno Mars

Twenty years since making his debut, R. Kelly remains one of the most influential and consistent hitmakers in the game. Before his 12th solo album Black Panties drops tomorrow, the R&B genius sat down with Rap-Up TV for an exclusive interview. In Part 1, he discusses his recent collaborations with pop superstars Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and Bruno Mars, and his latest work.

Black Panties is mixed with 12 Play, TP-2.com, and a bit of the Born Into the 90′s album,” he said of the project, which features everyone from 2 Chainz to Kelly Rowland. “It’s got all those elements in there, but of today.”

He collaborated with Justin Bieber on his #MusicMondays single “PYD.” The two met up a year ago after discovering they were staying in the same hotel.

“I was lovin’ his music, he was lovin’ mine, so we said, ‘Man, we got to do something together,’” said Kellz. “He finally sent me a track and it was ‘PYD,’ and I put my verse on it and the rest is just history.”

He was so pleased with the results that he’s enlisted the teen idol for his next album. “He’s gonna be doing something on my next up-and-coming album,” revealed Kellz.

Last month, the Chicago native shared the stage with another pop powerhouse, Lady Gaga, at the American Music Awards. “I feel like I met my match when I met Gaga,” he said. “She got a lot of balls. She got a lot of nerve. She’s not afraid to express her music through her vision.”

The two shot a video for their collaboration “Do What U Want,” which Kellz describes as “retarded,” adding, “If you put the two together, you got bi-polar maybe or something like that. … It’s gonna be off the chain.”

If that wasn’t enough, he also guests on the remix to Bruno Mars’ “Gorilla,” which he admits was a challenge at first.

Additionally, he hinted that Bruno may be featured on an upcoming remix of his. “I’ve been talking about, once the album gets going, gettin’ some of these guys that called me. I’ma call them up and say, ‘Hey man, you owe me a favor, dawg.’”