To open Tuesday’s airing of The Ellen Show, the talkshow host went in a different direction with the tragic events in Connecticut on our minds. Bruno Mars appeared on stage to perform “Count on Me.” Mars will also appear on the season finale of The Voice later this evening alongside Rihanna. His Unorthodox Jukebox sophomore album is out now.

Watch the performance below…..

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