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Peter Gene Hernandez (born: October 18, 1985 (1985-10-18) [age 34]), better known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American musician based in Los Angeles, California. He is known for his broad variety of music, and his outstanding music performances.

Early Life

Bruno Mars was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mars moved to Los Angeles in 2003 to chase after his dreams of being a musician. After being dropped by Motown Records, Mars signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records in 2009. In the same year, he co-founded the production team The Smeezingtons, responsible for various successful singles for Mars himself and other artists.

Starting His Career

Mars' popularity started to explode in 2010, when he helped release his first singles: "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B and "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy, both of which featured his vocals on the hooks. His debut studio album Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010), peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States and reached number one in Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. It spawned the international number-one singles "Just the Way You Are", which won a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, "Grenade", and "The Lazy Song". In 2011, Mars recorded the his hit song "It Will Rain" for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1.

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