Bruno Mars and his hit music landed him the No. 58 spot on our countdown. In December 2012, he released his second album, featuring the lead single, "Locked Out of Heaven," which topped the Billboard Hot 100. At the 55th Grammys, Bruno was nominated for best rap song but lost to Jay-Z and Kanye West for "N*ggas in Paris." Fans, fellow celebrities, and the general public came to Bruno's side in June, when news broke of the sudden death of his mother, Bernadette.
Bruno Mars ranked 15th in the Phenoms category.