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Bruno Mars 'Super Bowl XLVIII' Halftime Show: Music soothes the soul

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Bruno Mars scored a touchdown at Super Bowl XLVIII.

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His performance was exciting and flawless. He is a combination of Michael Jackson and James Brown.

According to USA Today, the Super Bowl has made cultural icons out of quarterbacks, running backs and Budweiser frogs. Why shouldn't it do the same for halftime headliner Bruno Mars?

Mars wasn't the biggest name that the biggest game could have booked. Compared to the superstars who have performed for the past several years — Beyoncé, Madonna, the Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen — he's a relative unknown.

But the Super Bowl has a way of elevating those who step up their game in the spotlight. And Mars, the Hawaii-born pop/R&B singer whose style draws on Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley and a wide range of '60s and '70s soul, has made a career out of doing just that.

The fireworks over MetLife Stadium were secondary to Mars' incendiary, 2.2 million tweet-generating set, which was packed with hits and steeped in history, starting with a blackout that recalled last year's Super Bowl in New Orleans read the entire USA Today article

Music soothes the soul. The next time you need to relax, listen to Bruno Mars. His music is soothing! Follow @BrunoMars on twitter.

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