Multiple GRAMMYÂ® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer/director/musician Bruno Mars has officially released his eagerly anticipated new album, 24K Magic (pronounced twenty-four karat magic). The nine-track collection written and produced by Bruno Mars (Shampoo Press & Curl) is available now in stores and at all DSPs and streaming services.
The album features a surprise guest appearance by Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry on the sultry track, â€œCalling All My Lovelies.â€ The already critically-acclaimed collection also features co-writing assists from multiple GRAMMYÂ® Award-winning icon Babyface on the closing ballad â€œToo Good To Say Goodbye,â€Â and producer/heavyweight T-Pain on the jam â€œStraight Up & Down.â€ Full track listing below.
Earlier this week, Mars revealed details behind his massive upcoming global headline tour – The 24K Magic World Tour (pronounced twenty-four karat magictour) – which will kick off in Belgium on March 28th and will continue thru Europe and North America, culminating with a four-night stand at The Forum in Los Angeles. The 24K Magic World Tour marks Marsâ€™ first full-length tour since his hugely successful Moonshine Jungle World Tour, an international blockbuster that sold 2 million tickets worldwide across 155 sold-out dates.
Mars â€“ who heralded 24K Magic with a recent cover story in Rolling Stone â€“ is set for a number of high profile TV appearances in coming weeks, beginning this Sunday, November 20th, with a show-opening performance at the 2016 American Music Awards and his first primetime interview in nearly four years with 60 Minutes. Watch a clip from the intimate interview here. Mars will next perform at the annual Victoriaâ€™s Secret Fashion Show, airing Monday, December 5th. The upcoming appearances follow Marsâ€™ recent set on NBCâ€™s Saturday Night Live, highlighted by performances of â€œ24K Magicâ€ and the new album track, â€œChunky.â€
â€œ24K Magic,â€ the blockbuster first single from 24K Magic, made an impressive top 5 debut on Billboardâ€™s â€œHot 100,â€ entering at #5, marking Marsâ€™ highest chart debut to date. â€œ24K Magicâ€ also set a record as the first song in 2016 to chart in the top 10 across three top radio formats, all in the same week. The swagged-out companion video – directed by Mars and his longtime collaborator Cameron Duddy – has amassed over 130 million views worldwide at Brunoâ€™s official YouTube channel.
A multiple GRAMMYÂ® Award winner and 20 time GRAMMYÂ® nominee, Bruno Mars has sold over 170 million singles worldwide and over 26 million albums worldwide, affirming him one of the best-selling artists of all time. The critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, director, musician recently dominated charts with the worldwide smash single, â€œUptown Funk.â€ The RIAA diamond certified smash made history as the longest-leading Billboard â€œHot 100â€ single of the 2010s, and is only the 10th single in the chartâ€™s 57-year history to spend at least 14 weeks at #1. â€œUptown Funkâ€ has received a number of honors, among them three 2016 GRAMMYÂ® Awards, including the coveted â€œRecord of the Yearâ€ award. In addition, the â€œUptown Funkâ€ companion video received the 2016 MTV Video Music Award for â€œBest Male Video.â€
MarsÂ returned to the Super Bowl Halftime stage this past February to perform alongside BeyoncÃ© and Coldplay. Marsâ€™ historic 2014 performance made NFL history as the second most watched Super Bowl Halftime Show ever, earning a record-breaking total viewership of over 115.3 million, all while being the youngest artist ever to serve as the sole Super Bowl Halftime headliner. According to Billboard, Mars scored his first five â€œHot 100â€ #1 singles faster than any male artist sinceÂ Elvis Presley. As a singer, songwriter and producer,Â Bruno MarsÂ has now massed an incredible catalog of 35 â€œHot 100â€ hits to date.
â€œ24K Magicâ€ Track Listing
1. 24K Magic
4. Thatâ€™s What I Like
5. Versace On The Floor
6. Straight Up & Down
7. Calling All My Lovelies
9. Too Good To Say Goodbye