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Bruno Mars Reveals Worldwide Tour Dates; "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" Kicks Off June 22nd in Washington, DC; European Leg Begins October 2nd in Belfast; Mars Scores 10th Consecutive Top 10 Single on the Billboard "Hot 100"; "When I Was Your Man" Joins "Locked Out Of Heaven" in the Top 10, Breaking Records in Billboard's Chart History; Tickets for "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" on Sale Beginning March 1st

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NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars has unveiled details of his hugely anticipated world tour. The North American leg of "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" gets underway on June 22nd at Washington, DC's Verizon Center and then continues through August. The European leg of the tour begins October 2nd in Belfast, Northern Ireland (see attached itinerary). A special promo video for "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" is now viewable here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m59LgGC4IIQ. Special guests on select dates of the North American leg include Ellie Goulding and newly signed Elektra artist Fitz & The Tantrums. Tickets for select North American dates and all European dates and will go on-sale March 1st. For full details and ticket availability, please visit www.brunomars.com.

The announce of "The Moonshine Jungle World Tour" comes just as "When I Was Your Man" -- the latest single from Mars' just-released sophomore album, "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" -- has exploded into the top 10 on Billboard's "Hot 100" where it joins the album's blockbuster first single, "Locked Out Of Heaven," which recently spent six consecutive weeks atop the "Hot 100" chart. The immediate success of "When I Was Your Man" -- which additionally earned honors as the week's top "Streaming Gainer" and "Airplay Gainer" -- marks the GRAMMY®-winner's 10th consecutive single to hit the top 10, continuing his already-established status as the male artist with the longest streak of top 10 hits as a performer since his debut. Furthermore, the single's chart ascension places Mars in the history books as the first male artist to simultaneously place two titles in the top 10 since his own "Grenade" and "Just The Way You Are" doubled up on the chart in December 2010/January 2011.

The official companion video for "When I Was Your Man" -- directed by Mars and his frequent collaborator, Cameron Duddy ("Locked Out Of Heaven," "The Lazy Song") -- is also looking like an instant smash. The clip, which premiered earlier this month, has already drawn close to 5 million individual views at Bruno's official YouTube channel, located at http://youtu.be/ekzHIouo8Q4. "When I Was Your Man" first shot to the top 10 on the iTunes "Top Singles" chart within 48 hours of its official release last year.

Mars recently led a breathtaking performance on the 55th Annual Grammy Awards fronting an all-star tribute to Bob Marley alongside the likes of Sting and Rihanna, which marked the Grammy-winner's third consecutive year to perform on the acclaimed show.

As its title suggests, "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" once again sees Mars melding a multitude of musical approaches to create his own distinctive sound. Executive produced by The Smeezingtons, the hit-making production team comprised of Mars, Philip Lawrence, and Ari Levine, the collection also features contributions from such top producers as Jeff Bhasker (fun., Kanye West, Jay-Z), Mark Ronson (Amy Winehouse, Lil Wayne, Black Lips) and Diplo (M.I.A, Usher).

"UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" made a stunning SoundScan/Billboard 200 debut upon its release last year, entering the chart at #2 with sales in excess of 192,000 - the singer/songwriter/producer/musician's highest first week sales debut thus far. In addition, the album exploded to the top spot on the British album charts, making history as the United Kingdom's fastest selling solo album of 2012. The phenomenal success of "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX" follows the equivalent popularity of Mars' now classic 2010 debut, "DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS," which proved the U.K.'s third best-selling album of 2011 and also entered the charts at #1.

Bruno Mars is undoubtedly among contemporary pop's most gifted and compelling artists. And with global sales currently certified at 40x-platinum and over 50 million singles sold worldwide, the 14-time Grammy Award nominee has fully proven himself as a true superstar.

Released in October 2010, "DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS" was greeted with both popular success and critical acclaim from all corners of the globe. "The year's finest pop debut," raved Rolling Stone. "Near-flawless...(the album) delivers pleasure without pretension." Fueled by a remarkable string of hit singles, including the multi-platinum #1 smashes, "Just The Way You Are" and "Grenade," the album instantly confirmed Mars as a major force in modern pop music.

Mars soon racked up a remarkable record of prestigious international awards and nominations, with victories including a "Best Male Pop Vocal Performance" Grammy Award (for "Just The Way You Are"), an American Music Award for "Pop or Rock Music/Favorite Male Artist," a 2012 Brit Award (for "International Male Solo Artist"), two Teen Choice Awards, a 2012 People's Choice Award (for "Favorite Male Artist"), a Soul Train Music Award, two MTV Europe Music Awards, two MTV Music Awards Japan, a BT Digital Music Award, an ECHO Award, and multiple 2011 Billboard Awards including "Top Male Hot 100 Artist of the Year."

As if that weren't enough, Mars received a truly stunning assortment of 2011 and 2012 honors from ASCAP, including the ASCAP Pop Award for "Song of the Year" (for "Just The Way You Are"). In 2011, he was named to the prestigious Time 100, confirming the superstar as one of the most influential people in the world.

For up-to-the-minute news and information, please visit: www.brunomars.com, www.facebook.com/thatbrunomars, www.youtube.com/brunomars, and twitter.com/BRUNOMARS.

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BRUNO MARS THE MOONSHINE JUNGLE WORLD TOUR *on sale March 1st NORTH AMERICA----------------------------------------------------------------------------Date Market Venue Support Act----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, June 22, Fitz & the 2013* Washington D.C. Verizon Center Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, June 24, Fitz & the 2013* Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, June 26, Fitz & the 2013* Boston, MA TD Garden Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, June 27, Fitz & the 2013 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, June 29, Fitz & the 2013* New York, NY Barclays Center Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, July 01, 2013* Newark Prudential Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tuesday, July 02, Consol Energy 2013 Pittsburgh, PA Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, July 03, Molson 2013* Toronto Amphitheatre Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Friday, July 05, 2013 Montreal Bell Centre Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Columbus Value City Arena Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, July 11, The Palace of 2013 Detroit, MI Auburn Hills Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, July 13, 2013* Chicago, IL United Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sunday, July 14, 2013 Minneapolis, MN Xcel Energy Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, July 17, Scotiabank 2013 Calgary, AB Saddledome Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, July 18, 2013 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, July 20, 2013 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sunday, July 21, 2013 Seattle, WA Key Arena Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, July 22, 2013 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, July 24, 2013* Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Arena Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, July 25, 2013* San Jose, CA HP Pavilion Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, July 27, 2013* Los Angeles, CA Staples Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tuesday, July 30, Valley View Casino 2013 San Diego, CA Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Friday, August 02, Fitz & the 2013 Salt Lake City, UT Maverik Center Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, August Fitz & the 03, 2013 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, August 05, Red Rocks 2013* Denver, CO Amphitheater Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, August 08, 2013 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Friday, August 09, 2013 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, August Chesapeake Energy 10, 2013* Oklahoma City, OK Arena Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, August 12, American Airlines 2013 Dallas, TX Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, August 14, 2013 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, August 15, 2013 Houston, TX Toyota Center Ellie Goulding----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, August Fitz & the 17, 2013 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sunday, August 18, Fitz & the 2013 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, August 19, Bankers Life Fitz & the 2013 Indianapolis, IN Fieldhouse Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, August Time Warner Cable Fitz & the 21, 2013 Charlotte, NC Arena Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, August Fitz & the 22, 2013 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, August St. Pete Times Fitz & the 28, 2013 Tampa, FL Forum Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Friday, August 30, American Airlines Fitz & the 2013 Miami, FL Arena Tantrums----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sunday, September Coliseo de Puerto 1, 2013 San Juan, PR Rico TBA---------------------------------------------------------------------------- EUROPEDate City Country Venue----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, October 2, 2013* Belfast NI The Odyssey Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, October 3, 2013* Dublin EIRE The O2----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, October 5, 2013* Manchester UK Manchester Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sunday, October 6, 2013* Glasgow UK Hydro----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tuesday, October 8, 2013* London UK O2 Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Friday, October 11, 2013* Birmingham UK NIA Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, October 12, 2013* Sheffield UK Motorpoint Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, October 14, Palais Omnisports de Paris- 2013* Paris France Bercy----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tuesday, October 15, 2013* Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Dome----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, October 17, 2013* Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis----------------------------------------------------------------------------Friday, October 18, 2013* Luxembourg Luxembourg Rockhal----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sunday, October 20, 2013* Mannheim Germany SAP Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, October 21, 2013* Stuttgart Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, October 23, 2013* Zurich Switzerland Hallenstadion----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, October 24, 2013* Vienna Austria Stadthalle----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, October 26, 2013* Milan Italy Mediolanum Forum----------------------------------------------------------------------------Monday, October 28, 2013* Berlin Germany O2 World----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tuesday, October 29, 2013* Hamburg Germany O2 World----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, October 31, 2013* Copenhagen Denmark Forum----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, November 2, 2013* Oslo Norway Spektrum----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sunday, November 3, 2013* Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, November Czech 6, 2013* Prague Republic O2 Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Thursday, November 7, Papp Laszlo Budapest Sport 2013* Budapest Hungary Arena----------------------------------------------------------------------------Saturday, November 9, 2013* Dusseldorf Germany ISS Dome----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tuesday, November 12, 2013* Munich Germany Olympiahalle----------------------------------------------------------------------------Wednesday, November 13, 2013* Marseilles France Le Dome----------------------------------------------------------------------------Friday, November 15, 2013* Madrid Spain Palacio Vistalegre----------------------------------------------------------------------------





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