Unorthodox Jukebox

Bruno Mars’ hit “Locked Out of Heaven” has set a record by being the first single to top the Billboard Hot 100, Radio Songs, Digital Songs and On-Demand Songs charts simultaneously, Billboard reports. The On-Demand Songs chart was launched in March, but other recent hits have picked up similar success. Rihanna’s track “We Found Love” led the […]

Bruno Mars smells like wealth. And cigarettes. The former is due to some impossibly expensive fragrance he undoubtedly had made custom, the kind with “top notes of Artemisia” and “base notes of cedar, musk and amber.” The latter because, well, he smokes, though at the insistence of his mother, he’s trying to quit … sort of. “She wants […]

Bruno Mars wrote and produced nearly all of his smash 2010 debut with the Smeezingtons, his tightknit studio crew. But when it came time to cut a follow-up, he decided to mix things up. “We took some master chefs into the kitchen with no master plan,” says the singer, 27. “It was either going to […]