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Bruno Mars - Musical History

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    Bruno Mars - Musical History

    Bruno Mars rose to fame as a solo artist after being featured on and co-writing B.o.B's "Nothin' on You" and Travie McCoy's "Billionaire"
  • Released debut EP, "It's Better If You Don't Understand"

    The EP peaked at the 99th position on the Billboard 200 and produced one single, "The Other Side", featuring singers Cee Lo Green and B.o.B
  • Released "Just the Way You Are"

    Reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 as well as several other charts worldwide.
  • Released "Just The Way You Are" Music Video

  • Performed a medley of "Nothin' on You" and "Airplanes"

    Performed with B.o.B and Hayley Williams at 2010 MTV Video Music Awards
  • Released scond single "Grenade"

    Has also seen successful international chart performance
  • Released debut Album - Doo-Wops and Hooligans

    Was released digitally on October 4, and saw its physical release on October 5, 2010
  • Opened for Marron 5 for the "Hands All Over" Tour

    Co-headlined with McCoy on a European tour starting October 18, 2010
  • Doo-Woops and Hooligans debuted at number 3 on Billboard 200

    It sold 55,000 copies
  • Won first Grammy Award

    Mars won his first Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
  • Featured in Bad Meets Evil's single "Lighters"

  • Announced on website that "It Will Rain" will appear on The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

    The movie was released on November 8.
  • Gave an exclusive performance of "Runaway Baby" on The X Factor UK

    Performed on the Results show
  • Mars Received six nominations for a Grammy Award

    Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Grenade", and Producer of the Year, Non-Classical at the 54th Grammy Awards.
  • Announced that the lead single from upcoming album would be called "Locked Out of Heaven"

    The song was released on October 1, 2012
  • Released "Locked out of Heaven"

    Reached number one in the US Billboard Hot 100 and Canada and the top ten in several countries worldwide
  • Hosted and was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live

  • Released second studio album entitled "Unorthodox Jukebox"

    In the United States, the album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with sales of 187,000
  • Released second single "When I was your Man"

    Reached the top ten of fifteen countries, including number one on the Billboard Hot 100
  • Nominated for Best Rap Song at the 55th Grammy Awards

    Nominated as producer and writer of "Young, Wild & Free", however he lost to "Niggas in Paris"