Countdown on for fans as Bruno Mars to play Dubai

Chart-topping singer Bruno Mars is to perform in Dubai and the countdown is on for fans to snap up tickets.

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Bruno Mars is coming to the UAE. The 27-year-old pop and soul vocalist is set to perform at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on April 12, his debut outing in the Middle East.

Mars is behind the global hits Just the Way You Are, Grenade and most recently Locked Out of Heaven. His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, was released in December.

Tickets go on sale at midday Thursday at