Peter Gene Hernandez (created October 8, 1985), professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer songwriter, record producer, voice actor, and choreographer. He graduated from high school and moved to La to continue a musical career. Mars created songs for other musicians, co-founding the production team: The Smeezingtons.
He became understood as a solo artist after adding his vocals to the tunes “Nothin’ on You” by B.o.B, and “Billionaire” by Travie McCoy, which were world-wide successes, and for which he co-composed the baits. Mars’ generation formula let him, and his production team, to work with a variety of artists from various genres. His second record, “Unorthodox Jukebox”, released in 2012, peaked at number one in America, UK and other international marketplaces. It won Best Pop Vocal Album in the Grammy Awards.
Throughout his singing career, Mars has won 2 Grammy Awards and sold more than 11 million records and 68 million singles globally. Four of his singles are counted amongst the best selling singles ever. Mars is now regarded as among the very most successful solo artists in all around the globe, getting 5 number one singles on the “Billboard Hot 100” ever since his career started in 2010, more rapid than any male vocalist since Elvis Presley. In 2011, Mars was named one of “Time Magazine'”s 100 most influential people on the planet. In 2014, he was rated number one on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Mars was likewise nominated as Top Artist of the Year in May 2014 in the Billboard Music Awards.
Mars is famous for his stage performances and retro showmanship, that typically contain playing various instruments for example electric guitar, piano, keyboards and drums, dancing and performing a wild array of musical styles, including reggae, soul and funk music.