7 time Grammy awards nominee, Bruno Mars stopped by Ellen‘s show earlier today to perform his hit songs “Grenade” and “Just The Way You Are” from his debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans.

“Grenade”

“Just The Way You Are”

After performing, Bruno Mars shared why Ellen is so important to him and then she shared a video from his past…

Bonus footage of a special rehearsal with Ellen Degeneres + impromptu performance of Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” after the jump…