Bruno says of the performance, “I think what you’re going to see is a little of my personality, a lot
of my influences and a lot of people having a good time. I think that this year’s VMAs is a celebration and a
Mars is also up for four VMAs, including Video of the Year, Best Male Video and Best Pop Video for “Grenade.”
“I grew up watching
VMAs. I know every performance. Ever since I was a kid,
I’ve been watching MTV VMAs, and when we got the phone call saying that
my video was up for Video of the Year — that’s the big-boy award,” says Mars.
Good luck to you, Bruno! The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards air live at 9 p.m. ET on MTV Sunday night (Aug. 28).