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Bruno Pays Tribute to Bob Marley with Sting, Rihanna, and Marley's Sons at Grammys

  • Bruno Pays Tribute to Bob Marley with Sting, Rihanna, and Marley's Sons at Grammys



    During the tribute to reggae legend Bob Marley at the 2013 Grammy Awards, you may have heard echoes of Sting's former band the Police in Bruno Mars' soul-soaked "Locked Out of Heaven" — the syncopated chirps and the frenetic sonic echoes of Synchronicity are shamelessly (and addictively) shot throughout the song. And Mars has even called himself out on the fact that the explosive song owes its musical roots to the Police.

    "I grew up listening to the Police. I grew up performing in bars, singing Police songs," Bruno told MTV News in 2012. "I remember performing a song like 'Roxanne,' and you play those first couple of chords, and you hit that first note, and you watch the whole bar ignite."

    Bruno went bigger than just blowing up a bar at the Grammys on Sunday night (February 10). He lit up the entire Staples Center, diving head-first into an electrifying version of "Locked Out of Heaven" during a retro performance worthy of a "Soul Train" special.

    Check out the full MTV NEWS article HERE


    Check out the epic performance below! 

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    February 11, 2013
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on February 11 2013



During the tribute to reggae legend Bob Marley at the 2013 Grammy Awards, you may have heard echoes of Sting's former band the Police in Bruno Mars' soul-soaked "Locked Out of Heaven" — the syncopated chirps and the frenetic sonic echoes of Synchronicity are shamelessly (and addictively) shot throughout the song. And Mars has even called himself out on the fact that the explosive song owes its musical roots to the Police.

"I grew up listening to the Police. I grew up performing in bars, singing Police songs," Bruno told MTV News in 2012. "I remember performing a song like 'Roxanne,' and you play those first couple of chords, and you hit that first note, and you watch the whole bar ignite."

Bruno went bigger than just blowing up a bar at the Grammys on Sunday night (February 10). He lit up the entire Staples Center, diving head-first into an electrifying version of "Locked Out of Heaven" during a retro performance worthy of a "Soul Train" special.

Check out the full MTV NEWS article HERE


Check out the epic performance below! 

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sinulog's picture

Thanks a lot for sharing us about this update. Hope you will not get tired on making posts as informative as this.

Lisa.Valia's picture

I Love! Rihanna and Bruno Mars sing Bob Marley really nice!

Sherri-lynnPottle's picture

"Danced Out" at your Montreal concert, July 5. Your concert was "FA-MAZING"!!! Totally was the best concert that I ever had attended ! Loved all the band's grooves. If you ever want to visit the oldest city in North America (St.John's,Newfoundland) and hit a few Irish pubs or maybe even get "Screeched In", let me know!

Bruno Mars All Day's picture

i liked his performance better last year

CristyGorob's picture

Me encanto la presentación, mucho talento unido!!!

ani_dls's picture

oh my god!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I never tire of seeing this presentation is amazing ... a great tribute to a great artist ...

Laura Vanessa's picture

Bruno cuando te escucho cantar se me eriza la piel...y cuando baila todo tu grupo transmiten mucha energía y buena vibra...eres un poeta y cantas como lo hacían los grandes... como Sting.

MarceLedesmaGruezo's picture

It's so amazing..... everybody are so fine.... congratulations... but Bruno Mars you I like so much......

BreanaAgyei's picture

so beautiful ;'D i love you Bruno

GiselAndrade's picture

I like I like I like!! I like much Bruno Mars and Rihanna I LOVE!!

Fernanda Meireles's picture

Sensational. This presentation will be marked !

HellenMendez's picture

Was the best tribute to Bob Marley that I have seen. Loved ♥

pinosyessael@hotmail.com's picture

Increible Presentacion!!

Kaye Lorina Dizon Arazul's picture

this performance by Bruno with Sting, Rihanna and the Marleys is amazing. I like a lot what i've seen and heard and i love Bruno even more.

mkdelaquis's picture

Love Bruno before this performance. Love him even more now!

debbymc's picture

I could't stop grinning and head bobbing. So much talent on the one stage :)

MarinìParrucchieri's picture

ma quando in italia? per un concerto

finyalvio's picture

love this so.

LucianaFraso's picture

Is THAT OTHER MUSIC

taingiraibuuch's picture

OMG!!!!! THIS WAS THE PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT!!!!! BRUNO, U JUST MAKE EVERY SONG A FAVORITE!!!!!!! LOVED IT LOVED IT LOVED IT!!!!!

Natalie Morgan's picture

yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Aracelli's picture

Excelente¡¡¡¡ como siempre.

MarinìParrucchieri's picture

GRANDIOSI ,BRAVO BRUNO SE CONSACRATO NELLA LENGENDA DELLA MUSICA DEI GRANDI

3mily_51's picture

Great job!

kari21's picture

The best of the best !!! Hands down ...Amazing performance !!!

marthomp's picture

He is amazing. I love me some Bruno Mars. And with the Marleys and Rihanna-that's real Reggae flava!

CANDUCCI's picture

THIS WAS EPIC! THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!

Emi's Mami's picture

LOVED IT !! THERE NEEDS TO BE A GRAMMYS 2013 LIVE ALBUM!!!

Maria9pr's picture

All I could say is wow!!! awesome

AracelliAlvarezV's picture

for me this is definitely the best presentation of Bruno

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