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January 21, 2011

Bruno Mars is Making History | Earns Nominations In Upcoming Awards

Bruno Mars Is on Top of the World; “Grenade” Goes to #1 in US,
Canada, and the UK; Mars Makes History as First Male Solo Artist in 13
Years to Hit #1 With First Two Singles; “DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS”
Scores RIAA Gold While Surging Back Into Top 3 of the Billboard 200; 7x
Grammy Award Nominee Earns Nods for Upcoming BRIT Awards and NAACP Image

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – January 18, 2011) – Elektra recording
artist Bruno Mars is currently sitting on top of the world with his
blockbuster new single, “Grenade.” The track — featured on Mars’
breakthrough debut album, “DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS” — has just
returned to #1 on Billboard‘s
“Hot 100” while simultaneously topping the singles charts in both
Canada and the United Kingdom. This marks the second Mars single to
accomplish the international feat, following the Grammy Award-nominated
“Just The Way You Are” which topped all three countries’ charts
concurrently back in October. As if all that weren’t enough, “Grenade”
is also currently iTunes’ #1 song in both Germany and Ireland.

Here in the US, the #1 success of both “Grenade” and “Just
The Way You Are” establishes Mars as only the sixth-ever solo male
artist in history to reach the top of the charts with his first two
singles and the first to do so in 13 years. What’s more, “Grenade”
recently made history with the third biggest sales week of any US single
ever (with sales of more than 559,000), and has been certified 2x
platinum by the RIAA for total sales exceeding 2 million. To continue, Please click “MORE”!


“Mom On A Mission” Creates and Produces Hip, Original and Positive Music for Kids and Families Worldwide

Melody Makers, Inc. announces the
release of the new hit CD – NEW SCHOOL KIDS JAMZ – available now on
iTunes, Amazon,, and more!

Quote start“I
am a mother and I have worked with kids for more than 10 years. I have
run into parents who are concerned about the quality and content of the
music their children are listening to.”Quote end

Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2011

NEW SCHOOL KIDS JAMZ, a collection of 10 new original funky beats, cool
melodies and positive, wholesome lyrics are available now for purchase
on and download on iTunes.

Conceived by Melanie Andrews, a mother, multi-platinum
songwriter/producer, and owner of Melody Makers Newport Beach, a music
entertainment company that operates a child-centered singing, dancing,
and recording studio on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, NEW
SCHOOL KIDS JAMZ offers parents and kids a fresh and exciting
alternative to mainstream artists whose music often is filled with
mature content many parents feel is not suitable for children. The New
School Kids Jamz songs are filled with FUN KID-FRIENDLY lyrics. For
example, there is a song named “THE SPOOKY JAM” written about
Trick-or-Treating that takes the scariness out of Halloween with a
fun/funky twist! “FUNKY PLAYGROUND” is a song about having a playdate at
the coolest playground ever! Another favorite is “IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY”
which has a very funky music track with crowd participation in the song.
The song entitled “FRIDAY” is about looking forward to the weekend!
“THE ALPHABET JAM” is a rap song using the alphabet. “CHRISTMAS AT THE
BEACH” has gotten great reviews! There are also 2 sweet ballads:

Andrews explains, “I am a mother and I have worked with kids for more
than 10 years and over and over again, I have run into parents who are
concerned about the quality and content of the music their children are
listening to. Of course kids’ love popular music with its hip beats, but
its mature themes and language are a source of consternation for
parents.” To continue, Please click “MORE”!