Throwbacks

8th Anniversary of ‘Just The Way You Are’ by Bruno Mars

‘Just The Way You Are’ was released on this day 8 years ago, as the lead single from Bruno Mars’ debut album, ‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’.

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The song went to #1 in over 10 countries, including Australia, Canada, the UK and the US, and became the best-selling digital single of 2011, having sold over 12.5 million copies.

It also spent 20 weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart, which remains the longest-running #1 on the chart by a debut single.

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Bruno collected numerous awards for the single, including a Grammy Award for ‘Best Male Pop Vocal Performance’, a Billboard Music Award for ‘Top Radio Song’, 3 ASCAP Pop Music Awards, and more.

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The music video has been viewed over 1.1 billion times on YouTube.

Chart Positions / Certifications:

  • Australia: #1  (7x Platinum)
  • Canada: #1  (6x Platinum)
  • New Zealand: #1  (2x Platinum)
  • UK: #1  (2x Platinum)
  • US: #1  (9x Platinum)
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