With his second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox hitting the shelves in 2012, Bruno Mars has announced a tour in its support and will be visiting numerous cities around the world. Titled ‘The Moonshine Jungle World Tour’, it will start the second leg of its North American tour in April. Concerts that took place last year under the same tour received an overwhelming response and were ranked at 23rd position among the Top 25 Shows of 2013. Bruno Mars has already started performing in international venues and is supported by guest artists. In the North American run he will be joined by the ‘Hat Person of the Year’, Pharrell Williams.
Pharrell Williams – A Prolific Producer
Pharrell Williams is respected as one of the major contributors in changing the face of pop music during the late 90s and early 2000s. As a live performer he has opened shows for various artists and been lauded for his energetic onstage presence. Multitalented Williams is a songwriter, singer, record producer, rapper, drummer and a fashion designer, and considered a perfectionist in all. He has been recognized for his efforts with seven Grammy Awards and various nominations at the Academy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and BET Hip Hop Awards.
While producers generally remain behind the scenes, Pharrell Williams in the course of his career has managed to become a star in his own right. His vocals behind the infectious choruses of hit singles and appearances in the accompanying music videos have brought him into the limelight. The artist is the lead vocalist for the hip hop band N.E.R.D and has many production hits to his name, including Britney Spears’s I am a Slave for You , Why Should I be Sad and others. Williams will now be opening for Bruno Mars in the upcoming ‘Moonshine Jungle World Tour’.
The ‘Grenade’ Star- Bruno Mars
With hit singles like Just the Way You Are and Grenade, Bruno Mars has taken the pop industry by storm. The artist made his debut in 2006 and by now has become a hit machine. Bruno Mars has sold over 45 million singles worldwide and has 39 Grammy Awards nominations to his name. His debut album was certified 39x Platinum worldwide and now the success of his sophomore album, ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ has further confirmed him to be an enduring pop personality. Mars has already won a Grammy Award for this release in the category of the ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ at 2014’s annual ceremony and is now conducting the ‘Moonshine Jungle Tour’ in its support.
The Moonshine Jungle Tour
Bruno Mars embarked on the Moonshine Jungle Tour in 2013 and grossed $40.5 million from the first 40 live shows. The tour sold out 44 of the 48 planned performances and attracted more than 565,000 fans from around the world. For the second leg of the tour, the artist has planned 35 concerts and will perform in United States and Canada.
Bruno Mars is popular for his highly entertaining live shows. He interacts with the crowd and creates an electrifying ambiance by playing instruments like electric/acoustic guitar and drums live. His performances are famous for featuring choreographed dances that entertain the audiences to the fullest. If you are a Bruno Mars fan, you certainly can’t miss out the exciting series of upcoming concerts. Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams tickets for the extensive second leg of Moonshine Jungle Tour are up for grabs.