An American song-writer, dancer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, choreographer and singer Bruno Mars, with a real name Peter Gene Hernandez, is known for his international hits like ‘When I was your man’, ‘Just the way you are’, ‘Grenade’, ‘The lazy song’ and so many more. He has landed 6 number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 since the beginning of his career in 2005. Not only does he write his own songs but he has also written many hits for several artists.
Reacho brings to you these 6 amazing songs that you’ve always hummed and tapped your feet on but you didn’t know were written by the most talented Bruno Mars. Let’s get started!
1. Travie McCoy - Billionaire
This debut single by Travie McCoy features vocals by Bruno Mars. This song, co-written and co-produced by Bruno Mars has been stuck on the tongues of so many people, after all who doesn’t want to be a billionaire?
“I wanna be on the cover of Forbes magazine, smiling next to Oprah and The Queen.”
The song has sold 3 million digital downloads, becoming the third single by Bruno to do so.
2. Flo Rida- Right Round
The song was co-written by Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrance and Aaron Bay-Schuck. According to Lawrance, the song was written by Bruno while driving. In US it stayed #1 for six-weeks straight and broke the record of the first-week sales. It reached the top 10 charts in nineteen countries worldwide.
3. B. O. B – Nothing on You
Sung by an American rapper B.O.B, this song also features vocals from Bruno Mars himself. When asked for the inspiration of this song, Bruno simply said, "Every song I write has to do with a real-life experience, whether it's at the time or me back-tracking to how I felt at another moment. So, yeah, it was about someone; let's leave it at that."
4. Mike Posner – Bow Chicka Wow Wow
Written and produced by Bruno Mars (The Smeezingtons), this song also features American rapper Lil Wayne.
“Once I throw on this bow-chicka-wow-wow
What you gonna say, you act like you gon leave
But I know you gon' stay”
5. Justin Bieber – Love Me
Co-written by Bruno Mars, this song was the first promotional single in Justin Beiber’s debut album, ‘My World’. Bieber opened every show in his My World Tour with this particular song.
“Love me, love me
Say that you love me
Fool me, fool me
Oh, how you do me”
6. Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa - Young, Wild & Free
This is a song by American hip-hop artists Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa featuring vocals by Bruno Mars. Co-written and co-produced by Bruno Mars, this song was nominated for the Best Rap Song at the 55th Grammy Awards.
“So what we get drunk, so what we smoke weed, we are just having fun!
We don’t care who sees
That’s how it's supposed to be. Living young and wild and free”
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