Peter Gene Hernandez known professionally as Bruno Mars , is definitely an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, by a category of musicians, Mars began making music in a young age and performed in several musical venues as part of his hometown throughout his childhood. He graduated from high school and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a musical career. After being came by Motown Records, Mars signed a recording hire Atlantic Records last year.
In 2009, he co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, to blame for the singles "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B and "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy. He featured around the hooks for 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", as well as the number-four single "The Lazy Song". His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox (2012), peaked at number one in the United States. The album spawned the international singles "Locked From Heaven", "When I became Your Man" and "Treasure". In 2014, Mars lent his vocals to Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk". Up to now she has sold over 100 million singles and albums worldwide, making them one of many best-selling artists ever. Mars has landed six number-one singles around the Billboard Hot 100 since his career launched really, attaining his first five quicker than any male artist since Elvis.
Mars has got many awards and nominations, including four Grammy Awards, and was named certainly one of Time's 100 most influential people the planet this year. In December 2013, he ranked # 1 for the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Mars is acknowledged for his stage performances and retro showmanship. He or she is together with his band, The Hooligans, who play various instruments for example classical guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums and horns, and in addition be backup singers and dancers. Mars performs in many of musical styles.