Bruno Mars’ debut album “Doo – Wops & Hooligans” is set to hit shelves and online Tuesday, October 5th
Elektra recording artist Bruno Mars has announced the release of his hugely anticipated debut album. Doo-Wops & Hooligans, which includes the smash single, “Just The Way You Are.” The album arrives in stores and at all online retailers on October 5.
Pre-orders for Doo-Wops & Hooligan will begin on Tuesday, August 31 at Bruno’s just-launched http://www.brunomars.com. A variety of pre-order options will be on offer, with such extras as an exclusive t-shirt and a limited edition screenprinted poster, autographed and hand-numbered by Mars himself. What’s more, Bruno will personally be taking 500 individual photos, to be included in the first 500 pre-orders. Squeal if you <3 Bruno.
Rap Up reports that the album will be a mix of genres, including reggae, folk and ’50s pop. The LP also features production by the Smeezingtons, a trio of songwriters who have recently worked with the Sugababes and Travie McCoy.The debut single ‘Just The Way You Are’, has already soared into the US singles chart at number nine a week after its release. The video for the track is due to premiere in September.
Below is the recent live performance of his upcoming debut release “Just The Way You Are”!!!
Bruno Mars will also tour supporting Maroon 5 and Onerepublic, as well as Travie McCoy.
Supporting Maroon 5 & One Republic*
Supporting Travie McCoy**
6 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl *
8 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre *
10 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre *
12 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome *
14 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center *
15 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena *
16 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena *
18 Birmingham, England Academy 2 **
21 Oxford, England Academy 2 **
22 Manchester, England Academy 3 **
23 Glasgow, Scotland G2 **
25 London, England KCLSU **
26 Cologne, Germany Gebaude 9 **
27 Berlin, Germany Magnet **
28 Amsterdam, Netherlands Melkweg **
29 Copenhagen, Denmark Rust **
30 Stockholm, Sweden Göta Källar **
1 Hamburg, Germany Beatlemania **
2 Stuttgart, Germany Kellerclub **
3 Paris, France Nouveau Casino **
Singer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars burst on the scene this year with his chart-topping collaborations with Travie McCoy and B.o.B. Mars’ debut album is set for release this fall, and his current single, “Just The Way You Are,” is out now. Bruno is very much the man of the moment right now! Check the below video out!!
‘Green Light’ is the London-based grime collective’s second track to reach the top of the UK charts, after their previous release ‘Good Times’ achieved the same feat back in April.
‘Love The Way You Lie’, meanwhile, remains at two for a second consecutive week, despite initially outselling Roll Deep in the midweek charts.
Last week’s number one, ‘Club Can’t Handle Me’ by Flo Rida and David Guetta, slides two spots to three, with another former chart-topper, Ne-Yo’s ‘Beautiful Monster’, right behind them at five.
The Saturdays, who were once on course to top the charts with ‘Missing You’, settle into the lower half of the top 10 this week after falling four places from three to seven.
Elsewhere in the chart, Chase & Status rack up the second-highest new entry of the week with ‘Let You Go’ landing at 11, while Inna’s ‘Amazing’ is another high-charting new arrival at 14.
The top 10 in full:
1. (-) Roll Deep: ‘Green Light’
2. (2) Eminem & Rihanna: ‘Love The Way You Lie’
3. (1) Flo Rida ft. David Guetta: ‘Club Can’t Handle Me’
4. (4) Yolanda Be Cool & D Cup: ‘We No Speak Americano’
5. (5) Ne-Yo: ‘Beautiful Monster’
6. (6) Travie McCoy ft. Bruno Mars: ‘Billionaire’
7. (3) The Saturdays: ‘Missing You’
8. (7) B.o.B ft. Hayley Williams: ‘Airplanes’
9. (9) Eliza Doolittle: ‘Pack Up’
10. (8) The Wanted: ‘All Time Low’
Source: Official Charts Company
Preeya Kalidas‘s brand new single Shimmy will be released on Saturday , Preeya has been shimmying up and down the country raising awareness for her brand new track , It remains to be seen whether the public will get behind the track enough for it to chart well.Preeya is already quite well known and will probably have a few fans from her days in EastEnders so she could have a bit of support behind her for this track!! Twitter : http://twitter.com/PREEYAKALIDAS – “Shimmy!“
The Wanted – All Time Low could well be the track that performs the best this week. You’ve heard of The Wanted, right? No? Well, as long as you’re over 18 and a bit of a Twitterphobe, we’ll forgive you. James, Max, Nathan, Siva and Tom have been doing the promo rounds for a few months now gathering as much support as possible for their DEBUT single. We will see whether The WANTED can serve up the goods and prove to the masses that boy-bands are here to stay and in the process we’ll see if their debut single manages to perform well in the charts. Twitter : http://twitter.com/thewantedmusic – “All Time Low!”
Fugative – Bad Girl – The new single by young star Fugative ticks all the boxes ; Fugative may have just turned 16 but that hasn’t slowed down his determination to crack the UK charts. First single Supafly missed out on the top 40 and landed at number 48 whereas second single Crush fared better entering at 26. Will it be third time luck as Fugative prepares to unleash his summer single Bad Girl? Im not quite sure why he hasn’t enjoyed a Top 10 smash yet but fingers crossed Bad Girl will do that for him. He should easily appeal to teenage girls with both his looks and music so surely it’s only a matter of time? Twitter : http://twitter.com/Fugative – “Bad Girl”
Travie McCoy feat Bruno Mars – Billonaire – Bruno Mars contributes a sung hook just as instantly catchy as his work on the #1 pop smash “Nothin’ On You” by B.o.B. This will be one of the definitive pop hits of the summer of 2010. It is also an impressive lead-in for Travie McCoy’s debut solo album Lazarus. Bruno Mars’ sung hook to kick off the song is definitely the highlight but Travie McCoy’s witty and charming raps add a lot to his song. The lilting, summery mood just makes me wants to go out and head straight to the beach!!! Not a bad bet for the number one spot come the end of the week!!! Twitter : http://twitter.com/TravieMcCoy – “Billonaire”
Drake – Find Your Love – It’s great Kanye West production with a clever vocal editing and an up-beat tempo. I love the track and it has gathered a lot of support especially across the pond. Can Drizzy Drake do it again but in the UK this time? I wouldnt bet against it!!! Twitter http://twitter.com/drakkardnoir – “Find Your Love”
Plan B – Praying! It’s very much a case of where did it all go so right for London singer / rapper Plan B in 2010. Everythings gone right , firstly with single ‘She Said’ lurking at every corner for months, and album ‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’ topped the UK Album chart going platinum in the process. His latest offering is a song called “Praying” , will he be praying for more chart success this time around? We will soon seee!!! Twitter – http://twitter.com/4PlanB – “Praying”
Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars is finally getting ready to release his as-of-yet untitled debut album due later this year! He has already scored hits with “Nothin’ on You” by B.o.B, and “Billionaire” by Travie McCoy. Mars also released EP “It’s Better If You Don’t Understand” in support of his recent success. Now we have the first official single “Just The Way You Are” from his debut album. The piano-driven power ballad was produced by his production team The Smeezingtons. The guy could pretty much sing anything , because his soulful and natural vocals are just amazing. Freaking excellent track.