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Bruno Mars was named Billboard magazine's "2013 Artist of the Year" - an extraordinary honor to cap off an already incredible year. In addition to having one of the best-selling albums of the year with "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX."
In addition to topping the "Hot 100 Artists" and "Top Overall Artists" charts, Bruno also came in at No. 1 on the following Billboard year-end rankings: "Hot 100 Singles Airplay," "Hot Digital Songs," "Mainstream Top 40" and "Pop Digital Songs." On top of the Billboard "Artist of the Year" honors, Mars was also just named among the top nominees for the upcoming 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. "Locked Out Of Heaven," the #1 smash single from his blockbuster second album, "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX," received nods as "Record Of The Year" and "Song of the Year." What's more, the multi-talented singer/songwriter/superstar received two further nominations: "Best Pop Solo Performance" for the chart-topping "When I Was Your Man," and "Best Pop Vocal Album" for UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX.
Mars - accompanied by his awesome eight-piece band, The Hooligans headlined the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014.
With 120 million singles sold worldwide, the 18-time GRAMMY® Award nominee and winner has made music history more than once, including such milestones as scoring his first five Billboard "Hot 100" chart-toppers faster than any male solo artist since Elvis Presley. In addition to his two acclaimed multi-platinum albums - 2010's "DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS" and 2012's "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX," of which share a combined certification total of 60x platinum worldwide - Mars has logged an extraordinary catalogue spanning 22 "Hot 100" hits, marking his numerous gifts as singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. A charismatic and irresistible live performer, he recently concluded the epic 2013 leg of the "Moonshine Jungle World Tour," having performed sold-out shows in over 90 cities around the globe.