7th Annual ASCAP 'I Create Music' Expo - Day 2

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2. Bruno Mars’ real name is Peter Gene Bayot Hernandez.

3. The name “Bruno Mars”, was inspired by a wrestler named Bruno Sammartino, because Bruno was a chubby kid. Mars came along because girls used to say he was “out of this world,” therefore the Mars.

4. Bruno Mars not only sings, he plays the drums, keyboard, bass, and guitar.

5. His parents met at a show, where his Mom was a hula dancer and his dad a percussionist!