The chart-topping song “Glory” by Bruno Mars made him one of the most successful artists of all time, selling more than 130 million records worldwide. Eight of Mars’ songs reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. His tour performances have set records, with some of the highest ticket sales ever. The singer holds 15 Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards, eleven American Music Awards, 13 Soul Train Awards, and three Guinness World Records. In 2011, he was named one of the top songwriters of all time by Music Week. He topped this list a few months later, and in 2019 has become one of the most popular musicians of all time.
Born on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii, Peter Gene Hernandez is an American musician and producer. He has collaborated with many artists, including Beyonce, Michael Jackson, and CeeLo Green. Despite a challenging childhood and a rocky start to his music career, Mars has been recognized as one of the most successful male artists of all time. He has been nominated for six Grammys and won three. In addition to his own music, Mars has written and produced songs for other artists.
While forming his musical career, Mars began performing cover songs with his band, Sex Panther. He soon signed with Atlantic Records, and began writing songs for artists such as B.o.B. and Travie McCoy. Since then, Mars has continued to collaborate with artists, including Michael Jackson, Travie McCoy, and more. The album’s lead single, “Glory,” has become one of the most successful pop songs ever.