BRUNO MARS UNVEILS LIVE-ACTION ANIMATED VIDEO FOR “THAT’S WHAT I LIKE”
NEW SINGLE MARKS MARS’ FIRST #1 ON BILLBOARD’S
“HOT R&B SONGS” CHART AND 14TH TOP 10 BILLBOARD HOT 100 SMASH
CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED ALBUM 24K MAGIC RIAA CERTIFIED PLATINUM
MARS TO RECEIVE IHEARTRADIO INNOVATOR AWARD
AND SET TO PERFORM AT IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS
WATCH “THAT’S WHAT I LIKE” HERE:
Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer/director/musician Bruno Mars has unveiled the highly anticipated companion video to his blockbuster new single “That’s What I Like.” Directed by Bruno Mars and Jonathan Lia, the clip blends his skillful choreography with truly eye-popping animation. “That’s What I Like” is streaming now at the official Bruno Mars YouTube channel.
“That’s What I Like” marks Mars’ second Top 5 Billboard Hot 100 single from the now RIAA certified platinum album, 24K Magic. The smash record also marks Mars’ first #1 single on theBillboard Hot R&B Songs chart and his 14th Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 to date.
Mars’ critically-acclaimed album 24K Magic has officially been certified platinum by the RIAA. The album entered the “Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums” chart at #1 upon its arrival and also marked Mars’ highest selling first week. 24K Magic has remained among the Top 10 on the Soundscan/Billboard 200 since its November release.
Mars recently performed “That’s What I Like” as part of two show-stopping appearances on the 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, earning him praise from Billboard as “one of pop’s finest showmen.” In addition, his performance of the single at last week’s BRIT Awards led to the week’s biggest sales boost to any artist appearing at the annual event.
Mars will both perform and be honored at the 2017 iHeartRadio Awards where he will receive the coveted Innovator Award, set to air Sunday, March 5th at 8PM ET/5PM PT via TBS, TNT, and truTV (check local listings).
Meanwhile, Mars is currently poised to embark a massive global headline tour. Produced by Live Nation, the “24K Magic World Tour” sold over 1 million tickets in a single day. The North American leg of the tour kicks off July 15th at Las Vegas, NV’s T-Mobile Arena and then visits over 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada before culminating in early November with an eagerly awaited four-night stand at Los Angeles, CA’s The Forum. For complete details and ticket information, please see the 24K Magic Tour official homepage.
Bruno Mars is a 21-time Grammy Award nominee and multi-Grammy winner. The celebrated singer, songwriter, producer, musician has sold over 171 million singles worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. His most recent critically acclaimed and RIAA certified platinum album, “24K Magic,” made an impressive debut atop the Top Digital Albums and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Additionally, the album and its lead single, “24K Magic,” simultaneously hit No. 1 on the iTunes Overall Albums and Overall Songs charts week of release. The single has since climbed to No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has also officially been certified Platinum by the RIAA. Mars latest single, “That’s What I Like,” recently climbed to #4 on the Hot 100, marking his 14th top-10 hit and his first #1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart. To celebrate the new album, Mars unveiled plans for his massive upcoming “24K Magic World Tour”, which sold over 1 million tickets in a single day. In 2015, Bruno dominated charts with hit single “Uptown Funk.” The worldwide smash is the longest-leading Billboard Hot 100 single of the 2010s, and is only the 10th single in the Hot 100’s 57-year history to spend at least 14 weeks at Number 1. “Uptown Funk” took home 3 GRAMMY Awards this past year, including the coveted Record of the Year award. Last February, Mars returned to the Super Bowl Halftime stage to perform alongside Beyoncé and Coldplay at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show. In 2014, Mars made NFL history with the second most watched Super Bowl Halftime Show, which saw a record-breaking total viewership of over 115.3 million, all while being the youngest artist ever to serve as the sole NFL Super Bowl Halftime headliner. Mars’ albums Unorthodox Jukebox and his debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans have a combined certification total of over 94x platinum worldwide. According to Billboard, Bruno Mars scored his first five Hot 100 No. 1s faster than any male since Elvis Presley. As a singer, songwriter and producer, Bruno Mars has an impressive catalog of 36 Hot 100 hits.