Bruno Mars takes number one in UK singles chart with ‘The Lazy Song’
Bruno Mars (the stage moniker of Peter Gene Hernandez), the Los Angeles based singer-songwriter from Honolulu, Hawaii, reached number one in the British singles charts, the Official Charts Company announced today.
The singer, who was raised in Hawaii and recently announced how proud he is off his Filipino roots, moved up one place on last week with “The Lazy Song.”
Making way after four weeks at the top was American electro hip-hop duo LMFAO who slipped to number two. Their single “Party Rock Anthem” had notched up sales of more than 400,000, making it the sixth biggest-selling single of the year so far.
Lady Gaga was a new entrant at number six with “The Edge of Glory.”
“House” actor Hugh Laurie went straight in at number two with his debut album “Let Them Talk.”
The blues influenced album has Laurie on vocals and piano with contributions from Dr John, Irma Thomas and Tom Jones.
Glee Cast is a new entrant at number seven with “Glee: The Music Presents the Warblers,” while Sade went in at number eight with “The Ultimate Collection.”
Watch the video for ‘The Lazy Song’ here –