3/5/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open

Leave the Door Open is the debut single by the band Silk Sonic, consisting of Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak. It was released on March 5, 2021, alongside the track “Intro” from the band’s upcoming debut album, An Evening with Silk Sonic. Continue reading

9/5/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Jackie Wilson Baby Workout on Shindig 1965

Jackie Wilson was called Mr. Excitement for good reason. With dazzling stage moves and a soaring voice that handled soul, rhythm & blues, rock ‘n roll, standards and more with power, passion & panache, it’s no surprise that generations of artists like Elvis Presley, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Usher and Bruno Mars have cited him as a huge influence. Continue reading

4/3/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like

That’s What I Like, a song by singer and songwriter Bruno Mars from his third studio album 24K Magic (2016) was released as the album’s second single on January 30, 2017. Continue reading

10/15/16 O&A NYC SATURDAY NIGHT CONCERT: Bruno Mars- 24K Magic


24K Magic (pronounced “twenty-four karat magic”) by singer and songwriter Bruno Mars serves as the lead single from his third studio album of the same name. 24K Magic was released on October 7, 2016 for digital download and streaming by Atlantic Records.

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11/28/15 O&A NYC Saturday Morning Concert: Bruno Mars Vivo Rock In Rio (2015)


Bruno Mars mentions Prince, Michael Jackson, and Elvis Presley as artists who influenced and inspired him. Bruno Mars’ vocal prowess is a tenor with a three-octave vocal range. Throughout his journey to stardom, Mars was surrounded by the right support, influence, and mentors. His family of musicians started him early on, exposing him to different instruments they played and different songs genres they performed.  Continue reading

7/31/15 O&A Song of the Day: Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars


Uptown Funk (stylized as UpTown Funk!) is a song recorded by British producer Mark Ronson, with vocals from American recording artist Bruno Mars, for Ronson’s fourth studio album, Uptown Special (2015). The music video was released on 17 November 2014. It stars Mars, Ronson and the Hooligans walking around a city, wearing brightly colored suits and chains. It was directed by Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy. Continue reading