After an unsuccessful stint with Motown Records, Mars signed with Atlantic Records in 2009. He became recognized as a solo artist after lending his vocals and co-writing the hooks for the songs... More > "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B, and "Billionaire" by Travie McCoy. He also co-wrote the hits "Right Round" by Flo Rida featuring Ke$ha, and "Wavin' Flag" by K'naan. In October 2010, he released his debut album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans. Anchored by the worldwide number one singles "Just the Way You Are" and "Grenade", the album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200. He was nominated for seven Grammys at the 53rd Grammy Awards, winning Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Just the Way You Are".< Less
Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its 1893 second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded form the last novel by Lewis Carroll published during his lifetime.
The novel has two main plots; one... More > set in the real world at the time the book was published (the Victorian era), the other in the fantasy world of Fairyland. While the latter plot is a fairy tale with many nonsense elements and poems, similar to Carroll's Alice books, the story set in Victorian Britain is a social novel, with its characters discussing various concepts and aspects of religion, society, philosophy and morality.< Less
Can you guess the titles to these ten songs? You will read a sentence or two from a song, will you be able to guess the correct title to the song? The correct answers to all ten songs are at the end... More > of the book. If you are a true Bruno Mars fan and want to know all about his songs then this quizbook is for you! Thanks and enjoy the music!< Less
After graduating from senior high school in 2002 at age 17, Mars decided to leave Hawaii for Los Angeles. Throughout his first few years in California, he struggled to make a development in the music... More > industry. And particularly due to the fact that he had performed so often while growing up in Honolulu, Mars expanded frustrated with waiting for his occupation to progress. It was during this duration that Mars first relied on songwriting. "I just started composing songs when I went up to L.A., because when I was in Hawaii I never ever really had to," he remembers. "But it came from simply finding out that you need to do everything by yourself. It's not like what you see in films, where you walk into a record business and you're given all these terrific songs to sing. You need to write the tune the world is going to wish to hear and play it over and over again.< Less