I first heard about Bruno Mars while visiting my friend Lanai in Hawaii. He mentioned to me that while visiting the island I should go see this child Elvis impersonator. Who knew many years later that ‘little Elvis’ would turn into the multi-talented singer/songwriter, Bruno Mars?!

Peter Gene Hernandez, known professionally as Bruno Mars, worked for many years in Hawaii perfecting his craft with his family’s band and always staying focused on one day being a hit singer. He was once signed with Motown and dropped from the record label only to keep striving.

I’m so happy to see his success after so many years of grinding in the music industry!

Last week he busted out his new single “24K Magic” which will be on his new album dropping November 18th.

Check out his most recent performance on SNL, where he throws a dance party for “24K Magic” and debuts a new song, “Chunky”:

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