Bruno Mars hasn’t been locked out of Australia in 2013…
The 28-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer has just earned his second consecutive ARIA Award nomination for Best International Artist.
Mars will face off against Birdy, Ed Sheeran, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Michael Buble, Mumford & Sons, One Direction, P!nk and Taylor Swift in the category.
The “Locked Out of Heaven” lost out in the Best International Artist category to One Direction.
The ARIA Awards, hosted by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), recognize excellence and innovation across all genres of music in Australia.
The awards are judged by a panel of over 800 members from different sectors of the music industry, with some awards decided by members of the public
The ARIA Awards will be held on Sunday, December 1 at the Star Event Centre in Sydney.