Bruno Mars' Birthday Celebration Included Getting Serenaded by Ed Sheeran

Happy Bruno Mars Day!

By Lena Grossman Oct 09, 2018 3:30 AMTags
Watch: Watch Ed Sheeran Serenade Bruno Mars for His Birthday

Bruno Mars turned 33 today, and the Grammy Award winner spent the day getting serenaded by a special someone: Ed Sheeran.

The "24K Magic" singer posted a video on Instagram of himself sporting his signature sunglasses look, a Versace jacket and a gold birthday hat as he sits behind a pyramid of cupcakes and perhaps a cookie cake on top. Each cupcake has a letter spelling out "BRUNO." 

Mars gleefully cuts into his birthday treats as the camera pans to the "Shape of You" singer crooning "Happy Birthday." In quite the juxtaposition, Sheeran wears a white shirt and camouflage-patterned pants. While the beginning of the song goes on without a hitch, there's a bit of a twist when Sheeran hit the lyrics "happy birthday dear..."

He replaced "Bruno" with "Two-time Super Bowl performing Bruno" instead. The "Just The Way You Are" artist liked that version just the way Sheeran sang it.

While munching on a piece of cake, Mars commands after clinking his glass with approval, "Again!"

And so it goes.

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Mars poked fun at himself and the situation in his video caption. He wrote, "You know you've made it when you can hire Ed Sheeran to sing you Happy Birthday. #ExtraForever! #HappyBrunoMarsDay!"

The singer is nominated for a number of awards at the 2018 American Music Awards on Tuesday night, including Favorite Male Artist — Soul/R&B and Best Tour. Mars was supposed to be accompanied by Cardi B on his 24K Magic tour, but she dropped out in August in order to spend more time with her baby, Kulture Kiari Cephus.

Sheeran was lauded with a few nominations as well, including Favorite Male Aritst —Pop/Rock and Artist of the Year. He and Mars are both nominated in the Best Tour category.

Happy birthday, Bruno!