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Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, voice actor and choreographer. Mars is a co-founder of the production team The Smeezingtons.
Mars is known for his stage performances and retro showmanship. He is accompanied by his band, The Hooligans, which besides playing a variety of instruments such as electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums and horns, also serves as dancers and background singers. On stage, Mars is able to sing, dance and play a wide range of musical styles, including R&B and reggae fusion.
Bruno Mars co-wrote the song "All I Ask" with Adele, Christopher "Brody" Brown, and Philip Lawrence, for her third studio album, 25. He later covered the song for his appearance on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge.