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Bruno Mars announces $1-million donation to victims of Flint water crisis

Bruno Mars announces $1-million donation to victims of Flint water crisis

Bruno Mars announced he is giving $1 million to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

"I'm very thankful to the MI audience for joining me in supporting this cause", Bruno said in a during the show.

Bruno and his tour promoter Live Nation, redirected funds from his show to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint - an organization whose main focus is helping those affected by the water crisis.

The pop crooner announced to the crowd who packed the Palace of Auburn Hills for his 24K Magic World Tour on Saturday night that he and the show's promoter, Live Nation, would be redirecting funds from the MI show to charity.

The That's What I Like artist, who was born and raised in Hawaii, performed during his sold-out 24K Magic World Tour, which kicked off this past March in Belgium, before making its way stateside last month.

In 2014, Flint switched water sources and failed to add corrosion-reducing phosphates, allowing lead from old pipes to leach into the water.