Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak have officially announced they are joining forces as “Silk Sonic,” with new music scheduled to drop on March 5th. Mars posted the album cover on Instagram along with the caption: “We locked in and made an album. The band’s called Silk Sonic. First song drops next Friday 3/5.”
Mars released his last solo album, 24K Magic in 2016, one year before going on tour with .Paak in 2017. 24K Magic was certified three-times platinum in the United States, selling over three million units. It also won seven Grammy Awards including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year. Anderson .Paak released his last album, Ventura, in 2019, debuting at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 album sales chart. Ventura also won Best R&B Album at the 2020 Grammys.
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