Name any song that resonates with a glitzy Saturday night party in Las Vegas. Bruno Mars’ 24 Karat Magic will surely pop into your mind. That song is such a banger. Can we just say that this song is the definition of finesse and attention to detail! This song was released on October 7, 2016, on YouTube and now stands with over 1.4 billion views on the platform. It is the part of Bruno Mars’ studio album with the same name. This song is surely a treat and will be celebrated for decades to come.
The song received massive commercial and critical success.
How to Download Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
You can download 24K Magic from a digital music store such as Amazon Music or Apple Music. Click on the Download button. If you like Bruno Mars, check out also his other hit songs – Just the Way You Are That’s What I Like and The Lazy Song.
The Song Review
24 Karat Magic – Commercial Performance
The song started with a banging success on the chart. It took the fifth spot on the Billboard Hot 100 songs. It ultimately became Bruno Mars’ highest debut on the chart. Moreover, the song peaked the Billboard’s Rhythmic Chart. On the other hand, this song took the No. 3 spot on the Canadian Hot 100 chart.
It was certified as Platinum five times by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America). Plus, the song topped at the No. 9 spot on the UK Singles Chart. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) certified the song twice in Platinum. In Australia, the song peaked at number 12 and was certified in Platinum five times.
Now, let us shed light on the critical success of the song.
Critical Performance — Impressive with a Killer Groove!
24 Karat Magic went on to receive favorably positive views. Critics at the Entertainment Weekly praised the songs and said it has “World Class Vocals.” Moreover, they said that the song allows you to levitate. They also felt the influences of some of the leading old classics, such as Michael Jackson’s “Off the Wall” and Tupac Shakur’s “California Love.”
The critics at Billboard referred to the song as “Impressive with a Killer Groove.” People at Idolator wrote about the song, “24 Karat Magic has the best chorus Mars has ever written, being superior to Uptown Funk in every detail”. In addition, they called the song “Glossy, lavish, and teeming with old school The Neptunes Vibes, but the song does not accomplish something new.”
Music critics at GQ called the number “Delightful.” Moreover, they referred to the song “Second part to Uptown Funk.”
Let us now talk about the music video of this great number.
24 Karat Magic – Music Video
This song has an awesome and scintillating music video! All you get are pure party vibes. It was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada. The video begins with the private jet of Bruno Mars landing at the McCarran International Airport of Las Vegas. It is all about a lavish weekend party that includes expensive stuff, casinos, poolside parties, boozing, and extravagant dresses from brands such as Versace. This music video stands with over 1.4 billion views on YouTube.
This hit song is a disco, funk, and contemporary R & B track that is heavily influenced by Hip Hop.