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  • NYE 2016

    Bruno Mars Takes His 24K Magic to The Bank

    By Mark Adams

    This is the third straight year the funky R&B crooner is closing out the year on the Strip.

  • A&E

    An Exclusive Look at Park Theater, Bruno Mars’ New Stage

    By Mark Adams

    The singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and two-time Super Bowl performer kicks off what is reportedly a multiyear partnership December 30-31.

  • Gallery

    Concert Photos: Carly Rae Jepsen, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj and More

    Photos from the week’s hottest concerts.

  • Nightlife

    Bruno Mars to Host Tryst Nightclub Alongside Jermaine Dupri on New Year’s Eve

    Bruno Mars will be calling a new property home in 2015. The multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning artist will help Wynn Resorts usher in the New Year with a performance at Tryst alongside Jermaine Dupri.

  • Music

    Concert Review: Bruno Mars

    By Camille Cannon

    Bruno Mars didn’t have to set up residency in Las Vegas. His last album, Unorthodox Jukebox, sold more than 1.8 million copies and his last Vegas concert took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Playing to an intimate room of 3,000 at the Chelsea—the capacity of our city’s newest music venue, housed in The Cosmopolitan—was just for fun.

  • Seven Nights

    Say Goodbye to 2013 with Britney, Bruno and Unlimited Booze

    By Camille Cannon

    Not since her 2004 wedding and annulment has Miss Spears caused such a commotion in Las Vegas. Opening the same night as the Beacher’s Madhouse debut at MGM Grand (now with 100 percent more Miley Cyrus), Britney Spears’ two-year Piece of Me residency finally pops off on Friday. That’ll be one show down and 99 to go, Brit.

  • A&E

    Bruno Mars, Bringer of The Chelsea (and Residency)

    By Jason Scavone

    The Cosmopolitan's Eastern European glass factory is bringing in the man whose heart is the most delicate spun crystal. Bruno Mars will kick off the new Chelsea at the Cosmo December 29 and 31--before he returns to do a mini-residency there.

  • Concerts

    Concert Review: Bruno Mars

    By Melinda Sheckells

    While I liked Bruno Mars going in, I emerged a fan. The first thing that is noticeably refreshing about Mars (a.k.a. Peter Hernandez) is that he’s still happy to be “here,” and it shows in his performance. The one-hour, 45-minute show started on time and was without pretense. He sang, played guitar and drums and threw in a bit of humor between sets. Mars fronts a band of horn players that complement his blues-jazz-R&B-pop blend. With his two-album career arsenal of hits, Mars is the Prince of the new generation.

  • Weekend Kombat: Bruno Mars vs. First Friday

    By Jason Scavone

    Everybody has hard choices to make about how they’re going to spend their weekend. Some choices are harder than others. This week’s showdown: Croony, piano-wielding balladeer Bruno Mars vs. a snow-themed edition of First Friday that also features a local music showcase for Life is Beautiful. FIGHT!

  • Live Performances

    Experience B.O.B.’s powerful performance and break in the New Year at LAX. In Luxor, 8 p.m., $100, LAXNightclub.com. The Hawaiian pop sensation who brought doo-wop back, Bruno Mars, performs his hits and counts down to 2012 at The Bank. In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m., $220, LightGroup.com.

  • Gossip

    Stars bling at jewelry party

    By Jason Scavone

    With the JCK Las Vegas jewelry convention in town, Las Vegas was like a bright shining beacon for high-society con men, Ocean’s 11-style heist teams, cat burglars and David Niven circa 1963. Along with all that (and how disappointing is it that not one safe was cracked all weekend?), loads of celebs came to get the early look at what they’ll be loaned to wear on red carpets and at awards shows in the coming year.

  • The Latest Gossip

    No Iron Bar Hilton for Mars

    Singer Bruno Mars—born Peter Hernandez—will duck jail time stemming from a Sept. 19 arrest for possession of cocaine. That’s when, following a show, a bathroom attendant at the Hard Rock Hotel told security he saw someone in the john with a bag of white powder, a bag that the arrest report said contained 2.6 grams of cocaine.

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