Mars and his Smeezington buddies were clad in red pants, red jackets and black shirts. He let his curls run free, not topping his outfit with his usual fedora. There were horns, guitars, drums and, of course, that voice!
Birthday boy Olly Murs, who turns 29 today (May 14, 2013), has a new video out, and the usually fun-loving Brit is much more serious and in tune with his emotions for 'Dear Darlin'.' The heartbreaking loneliness and sad memories that we see in flashes during 'Dear Darlin'' actually made us think of another crooner who suffered from heartache in one of his most famous videos -- Bruno Mars in 'It Will Rain.'
Ever since Miley Cyrus posted her viral twerking video, we've become enamored with this dance. Who doesn't love to twerk? Even Taylor Swift is getting in on the action. Innocent little T. Swift, people! We realize twerking got quite a few high school kids into trouble, and we're very sorry for that, but if twerking is wrong then we don't wanna be right!
In recent years, the pop culture institution of 'Saturday Night Live' has invited more pop artists to appear on the show, not just as musical guests, but also as hosts. The best 'SNL' skits featuring pop stars include memorable moments in which Bruno Mars became a human karaoke machine, Justin Bieber played a diehard Miley Cyrus fan, and Taylor Swift mocked a very mockable celebrity.
There's usually some behind-the-scenes footage that accompanies an artist's magazine cover story. For Bruno Mars' first Rolling Stone cover, the creative director and artist decided to forego the usual chatter about hair, makeup, clothes and music in favor of a short (like 35 seconds) silent film inspired by the Andy Warhol Screen Tests from the 1960s.
The footage was shot on 16mm and Super 8, so it's grainy and looks like an Instagram setting come to life. You can't hear. Yo