NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of Grammy-winning pop star Bruno Mars has died in Hawaii.
Bernadette Hernandez died Saturday of a brain aneurysm, according to a publicist for Mars’ label, Atlantic Records, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak on the record.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Killed in Halloween Party Shooting
Hernandez was 55 years old. She died in Honolulu at Queens Medical Center; no other information was given.READ MORE: Dye, Brown lead No. 10 Oregon past UCLA, 34-31 In Rose Bowl Thriller
Mars is one of pop’s top acts with several No. 1 hits including his most recent, “When I Was Your Man.” His mother, a hula dancer and a singer who immigrated from the Philippines, nurtured her son’s interest in music at an early age.MORE NEWS: Reports Of Drugging, Sexual Assaults At Other USC Fraternities
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