Bruno MarsSample StudentResearch Project(names removed)
Interesting Facts • His birth name is Peter Hernandez • Phillip Lawrence started Mars’ career • Wasn’t involved in organized music until 15 years old
Early Life• Born October 8th, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii• Helped write the theme song for the 2010 Olympics• Got the nickname “Bruno” because he was always confident and strong-willed
Childhood • He taught himself to play the guitar, drums and piano • Played in a Vegas style revue with his family • Attended Roosevelt High School where he was in a band called The School Boys
Musical Background • His father was a Latin percussionist • His mother was a singer • His family performed in Vegas
Who Influenced Bruno Mars? • Elvis Presley • Michael Jackson • Little Richard
Greatest Hits • Young Girls • Locked Out of Heaven • The Lazy Song
Greatest Albums • Unorthodox Jukebox • Doo-Wops and Hooligans • It’s Better If You
Albums • Has won over 9 awards in the last 2 years • Has won American Music Award, Grammy Award, Brit Award and more • Ranked #32 in top artists from 1992-2012
Nominations • Nominated for different awards over 60 times • Nominated in American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, and People’s Choice Awards • Nominated for “Favorite Male Music Artist”, “Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist”, and “Best Male R&B Artist”
Education • Graduated High School • Had a normal education from kindergarten to high school • Never attended college because he moved to Los Angeles to spark up his music career
Music• It Will Rainhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-w3WfgpcGg• Locked Out of Heavenhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-fA-gBCkj0• Billionairehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aRor905cCw• Count on Mehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJYXItns2ik• The Lazy Songhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDzO8gh5Cgo
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