SOURCE: Atlantic Records

February 20, 2013 09:19 ET

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

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 20, 2013) - 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: 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

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 "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.

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*on sale March 1st
Date   Market   Venue   Support Act
Saturday, June 22, 2013*   Washington D.C.   Verizon Center   Fitz & the Tantrums
Monday, June 24, 2013*   Philadelphia, PA   Wells Fargo Center   Fitz & the Tantrums
Wednesday, June 26, 2013*   Boston, MA   TD Garden   Fitz & the Tantrums
Thursday, June 27, 2013   Uncasville, CT   Mohegan Sun Arena   Fitz & the Tantrums
Saturday, June 29, 2013*   New York, NY   Barclays Center   Fitz & the Tantrums
Monday, July 01, 2013*   Newark   Prudential Center   Ellie Goulding
Tuesday, July 02, 2013   Pittsburgh, PA   Consol Energy Center   Ellie Goulding
Wednesday, July 03, 2013*   Toronto   Molson 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, 2013   Detroit, MI   The Palace of 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, 2013   Calgary, AB   Scotiabank 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, 2013   San Diego, CA   Valley View Casino Center   Ellie Goulding
Wednesday, July 31, 2013   Phoenix, AZ   US Airways Center   Ellie Goulding
Friday, August 02, 2013   Salt Lake City, UT   Maverik Center   Fitz & the Tantrums
Saturday, August 03, 2013   Las Vegas, NV   MGM Grand   Fitz & the Tantrums
Monday, August 05, 2013*   Denver, CO   Red Rocks 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 10, 2013*   Oklahoma City, OK   Chesapeake Energy Arena   Ellie Goulding
Monday, August 12, 2013   Dallas, TX   American Airlines 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 17, 2013   Nashville, TN   Bridgestone Arena   Fitz & the Tantrums
Sunday, August 18, 2013   Louisville, KY   KFC Yum! Center   Fitz & the Tantrums
Monday, August 19, 2013   Indianapolis, IN   Bankers Life Fieldhouse   Fitz & the Tantrums
Wednesday, August 21, 2013   Charlotte, NC   Time Warner Cable Arena   Fitz & the Tantrums
Thursday, August 22, 2013   Atlanta, GA   Philips Arena   Fitz & the Tantrums
Wednesday, August 28, 2013   Tampa, FL   St. Pete Times Forum   Fitz & the Tantrums
Friday, August 30, 2013   Miami, FL   American Airlines Arena   Fitz & the Tantrums
Sunday, September 1, 2013   San Juan, PR   Coliseo de Puerto Rico   TBA
Date   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, 2013*   Paris   France   Palais Omnisports de Paris-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 6, 2013*   Prague   Czech Republic   O2 Arena
Thursday, November 7, 2013*   Budapest   Hungary   Papp Laszlo Budapest Sport 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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