Target and Bruno Mars Pair Up to Offer Exclusive Deluxe Edition of “Unorthodox Jukebox”

  Target and Bruno Mars Pair Up to Offer Exclusive Deluxe Edition of
  “Unorthodox Jukebox”

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- December 05, 2012

Target^® Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and GRAMMY^® Award-winning singer, songwriter,
producer and musician Bruno Mars are teaming up to deliver an exclusive deluxe
edition of the hit maker’s sophomore album, “Unorthodox Jukebox.” Available
only at Target and at Target.com starting Dec. 11, the exclusive album
features five bonus tracks. Pre-orders are available now at
Target.com/ExclusiveArtists.

Target and Bruno Mars Pair Up to Offer Exclusive Deluxe Edition of "Unorthodox
Jukebox" (Photo: Busi ...

Target and Bruno Mars Pair Up to Offer Exclusive Deluxe Edition of "Unorthodox
Jukebox" (Photo: Business Wire)

Bonus songs on the exclusive Target deluxe edition of the album include, “Old
& Crazy,” an original duet with fellow Grammy Award-winner Esperanza Spalding;
two demo versions of album tracks “Young Girls” and “Gorilla;” and remixes
album tracks “Moonshine” (with The Futuristics) and “Locked Out of Heaven”
(featuring Major Lazer).

“Bruno Mars is a creative force and his new album is another exciting example
of his tremendous talent and versatility,” said John Butcher, vice president
of entertainment, Target. “Target’s exclusive partnership offered him room to
develop additional new content and play with remixes of existing songs – which
we know his fans and our guests will love.”

“When creating my new album, I experimented with different sounds and styles
and really pushed myself,” said Bruno Mars. “I'm honored to partner with
Target for this exclusive edition, where I get to share a little bit more with
my fans.”

Bruno Mars is a 13-time Grammy Award nominee who has sold more than 45 million
singles worldwide and has 1 billion views on YouTube. Bruno's debut album,
“Doo-Wops & Hooligans,” was released in October 2010 and has been certified
39-times Platinum worldwide. The album, which was named “the year's finest pop
debut: 10 near-perfect songs,” by Rolling Stone, included the 12-time platinum
blockbuster single, “Just the Way You Are,” which hit No. 1 in multiple
countries across the globe and won the critically-acclaimed artist a Grammy
Award for “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.” “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” claimed
two additional hit singles, the 10-time platinum “Grenade” and six-time
platinum “The Lazy Song.” Mars has received an abundance of accolades to
date,including ASCAP Song of the Year, aBillboard Music Award for Top
RadioSong for “Justthe Way You Are,” aBRIT Award for International Male
Solo Artist, an American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist in Pop/Rock, two
MTVEuropean Music Awards including Best New Artist, and the People’s Choice
Award for Favorite Male Artist. In 2011, Mars was named one of Time Magazine's
100most influential people in the world. Bruno’s latest single “Locked Out Of
Heaven,” from his forthcoming sophomore album “Unorthodox Jukebox,” marks his
twelfth single to enter the top-10 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

About Target

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,782 stores
across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its
first stores in Canada in 2013. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its
profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more
than $4 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to
corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.

For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom.

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Contact:

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Erica Julkowski, 612-761-6641
or
Target Media Hotline, 612-696-3400
 
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