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Mars performed the song live for the first time on ''[[Saturday Night Live]]'' on October 20, 2012. His performance was well received by critics. ''Rolling Stone'' magazine wrote, "With a little oomph, a whole lotta shimmy-shimmy-ya and a few hip swivels, Bruno's ska-bop jam was given new life. It all seems so effortless; so cool and fresh; pop performances don't often fall ahead of the curve, but this one does."<ref name=rollingsnl>{{cite news|title=Bruno Mars Works It as 'SNL' Host and Musical Guest|url=http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/videos/bruno-mars-works-it-as-snl-host-and-musical-guest-20121021|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=[[Rolling Stone]]|date=October 21, 2012}}</ref> Sam Lansky of [[Idolator (website)|Idolator]] praised the performance, writing that "Mars turned it out on the show, with an energetic rendition of 'Locked Out of Heaven' backed by a fleet of impeccably choreographed dancers."<ref name=snlidolator>{{cite news|last=Lansky|first=Sam|title=Bruno Mars Debuts "Young Girls" & Performs "Locked Out Of Heaven" On ‘SNL’: Watch|url=http://idolator.com/7209622/bruno-mars-performs-locked-out-of-heaven-on-snl-watch|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=[[Idolator (website){{!}}Idolator]]|date=October 20, 2012}}</ref>
 
Mars performed the song live for the first time on ''[[Saturday Night Live]]'' on October 20, 2012. His performance was well received by critics. ''Rolling Stone'' magazine wrote, "With a little oomph, a whole lotta shimmy-shimmy-ya and a few hip swivels, Bruno's ska-bop jam was given new life. It all seems so effortless; so cool and fresh; pop performances don't often fall ahead of the curve, but this one does."<ref name=rollingsnl>{{cite news|title=Bruno Mars Works It as 'SNL' Host and Musical Guest|url=http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/videos/bruno-mars-works-it-as-snl-host-and-musical-guest-20121021|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=[[Rolling Stone]]|date=October 21, 2012}}</ref> Sam Lansky of [[Idolator (website)|Idolator]] praised the performance, writing that "Mars turned it out on the show, with an energetic rendition of 'Locked Out of Heaven' backed by a fleet of impeccably choreographed dancers."<ref name=snlidolator>{{cite news|last=Lansky|first=Sam|title=Bruno Mars Debuts "Young Girls" & Performs "Locked Out Of Heaven" On ‘SNL’: Watch|url=http://idolator.com/7209622/bruno-mars-performs-locked-out-of-heaven-on-snl-watch|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=[[Idolator (website){{!}}Idolator]]|date=October 20, 2012}}</ref>
 
A live performance was also done on the [[The X Factor (UK series 9)|The X Faxtor UK]], on 25 November, 2012.<ref>{ciet web|url=http://popcrush.com/bruno-mars-locked-out-of-heaven-x-factor-u-k/|title=Bruno Mars Performs ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ on ‘X Factor U.K.’|author=Jeff Giles|publisher=Pop Crush|date=November 26, 2012|accessdate=March 4, 2014}}</ref> On December 4, Mars performed on the [[Victoria's Secret Fashion Show]], aired on [[CBS]]. His performance happened during the Calendar Girls.<ref name=idolatorvictoria>{{cite news|last=Lansky|first=Sam|title=Rihanna, Justin Bieber & Bruno Mars Perform At Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Watch|url=http://idolator.com/7313502/rihanna-justin-bieber-bruno-mars-watch-victorias-secret-fashion-show|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=Idolator|date=December 5, 2012}}</ref> On the December 8, 2012, Mars performed in the 2012 edition of ''[[Jingle Bell Ball]]'', event annually held and promoted by [[Capital FM]] which happened on the [[The O2 Arena|O2 Arena]], in [[London]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.capitalfm.com/artists/bruno-mars/news/jingle-bell-ball-2012-dressing-room/|title=Bruno Mars - 'Locked Out Of Heaven' (Live Performance, Jingle Bell Ball 2012)|publisher=Capital FM|date= December 7, 2012|accessdate=April 28, 2013}}</ref> On December 13, he performed it live on the [[FOX]] reality television singing competition, ''[[The X Factor (U.S. season 2)|The X Factor]]''.<ref name=xfactor>{{cite news|title=Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven"|url=http://www.thexfactorusa.com/videos/season_2/bruno-mars-locked-out-of-heaven|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=[[The X Factor (U.S.)]]}}</ref> Mars also performed the song with [[Sting (musician)|Sting]] at [[2013 Grammy Awards]], joined later by [[Rihanna]], [[Ziggy Marley]] and [[Damian Marley]] to pay tribute to reggae legend [[Bob Marley]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-207_162-57568636/grammy-awards-2013-the-best-performances|title=Grammy Awards 2013: The best performances|last=Moraski|first=Lauren|publisher=[[CBS News]]|accessdate=May 19, 2013|date=February 11, 2013}}</ref> and was fifteenth on the set list of his second worldwide tour, [[The Moonshine Jungle Tour]] (2013).<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/bruno-mars-sprinkles-his-solid-594654|title=Bruno Mars Sprinkles Solid Gold Dust at L.A. Tour Stop (And We Love It): Concert Review|author=Shirley Halperin|publisher=[[The Hollywood Reporter]]|date=July 28, 2013|accessdate=October 25, 2013}}</ref> The single was featured as the lead number in the mini-set medley, in the halftime performance of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, on February 2, 2014.<ref name="setlist">{{cite web|url=http://www.billboard.com/articles/events/super-bowl-2014/5893849/watch-bruno-mars-super-bowl-halftime-performance|title=Bruno Mars Gets One-Sided Super Bowl Bouncing With Biggest Hits|author=Kevin Rutherford|work=Bilboard|publisher=Promethues Global Media|date=February 2, 2014|accessdate=February 8, 2014}}</ref>
 
A live performance was also done on the [[The X Factor (UK series 9)|The X Faxtor UK]], on 25 November, 2012.<ref>{ciet web|url=http://popcrush.com/bruno-mars-locked-out-of-heaven-x-factor-u-k/|title=Bruno Mars Performs ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ on ‘X Factor U.K.’|author=Jeff Giles|publisher=Pop Crush|date=November 26, 2012|accessdate=March 4, 2014}}</ref> On December 4, Mars performed on the [[Victoria's Secret Fashion Show]], aired on [[CBS]]. His performance happened during the Calendar Girls.<ref name=idolatorvictoria>{{cite news|last=Lansky|first=Sam|title=Rihanna, Justin Bieber & Bruno Mars Perform At Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Watch|url=http://idolator.com/7313502/rihanna-justin-bieber-bruno-mars-watch-victorias-secret-fashion-show|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=Idolator|date=December 5, 2012}}</ref> On the December 8, 2012, Mars performed in the 2012 edition of ''[[Jingle Bell Ball]]'', event annually held and promoted by [[Capital FM]] which happened on the [[The O2 Arena|O2 Arena]], in [[London]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.capitalfm.com/artists/bruno-mars/news/jingle-bell-ball-2012-dressing-room/|title=Bruno Mars - 'Locked Out Of Heaven' (Live Performance, Jingle Bell Ball 2012)|publisher=Capital FM|date= December 7, 2012|accessdate=April 28, 2013}}</ref> On December 13, he performed it live on the [[FOX]] reality television singing competition, ''[[The X Factor (U.S. season 2)|The X Factor]]''.<ref name=xfactor>{{cite news|title=Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven"|url=http://www.thexfactorusa.com/videos/season_2/bruno-mars-locked-out-of-heaven|accessdate=January 1, 2013|newspaper=[[The X Factor (U.S.)]]}}</ref> Mars also performed the song with [[Sting (musician)|Sting]] at [[2013 Grammy Awards]], joined later by [[Rihanna]], [[Ziggy Marley]] and [[Damian Marley]] to pay tribute to reggae legend [[Bob Marley]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-207_162-57568636/grammy-awards-2013-the-best-performances|title=Grammy Awards 2013: The best performances|last=Moraski|first=Lauren|publisher=[[CBS News]]|accessdate=May 19, 2013|date=February 11, 2013}}</ref> and was fifteenth on the set list of his second worldwide tour, [[The Moonshine Jungle Tour]] (2013).<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/bruno-mars-sprinkles-his-solid-594654|title=Bruno Mars Sprinkles Solid Gold Dust at L.A. Tour Stop (And We Love It): Concert Review|author=Shirley Halperin|publisher=[[The Hollywood Reporter]]|date=July 28, 2013|accessdate=October 25, 2013}}</ref> The single was featured as the lead number in the mini-set medley, in the halftime performance of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, on February 2, 2014.<ref name="setlist">{{cite web|url=http://www.billboard.com/articles/events/super-bowl-2014/5893849/watch-bruno-mars-super-bowl-halftime-performance|title=Bruno Mars Gets One-Sided Super Bowl Bouncing With Biggest Hits|author=Kevin Rutherford|work=Bilboard|publisher=Promethues Global Media|date=February 2, 2014|accessdate=February 8, 2014}}</ref>
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==Cover versions==
 
[[British people|British]] quartet [[Bastille (band)|Bastille]] covered "Locked Out of Heaven" for [[BBC Radio 1]] DJ [[Sara Cox]] in the [[Live Lounge]] on January 21, 2013. The band's version saw a mash-up between the track and [[Rihanna]]'s "[[Diamonds (Rihanna song)|Diamonds]]"; also incorporating "[[Niggas in Paris]]" by [[Jay-Z]] and [[Kanye West]] and "[[Angels (The xx song)|Angels]]" by [[The xx]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pqf99|title=Monday: Bastille in the Live Lounge|publisher=[[BBC]]|date=January 21, 2013|accessdate=January 22, 2013}}</ref> The [[New Directions (Glee)|New Directions]] choir group covered the song in the [[Sadie Hawkins (Glee)|Sadie Hawkins]] episode of ''[[Glee (TV series)|Glee]]''.<ref>{{cite web|last=Payne|first=Chris|title='Glee' Covers 'Locked Out of Heaven': Exclusive Song Premiere|url=http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1516379/glee-covers-locked-out-of-heaven-exclusive-song-premiere|work=Billboard|accessdate=February 21, 2013|date=January 21, 2013}}</ref> On 22 February 2013, Alex Rudiart sings "Locked Out of Heaven" during the first gala show of the [[X Factor Indonesia (season 1)|first season]] of ''[[X Factor Indonesia]]''.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkBEwoeRU_0|title=Alex Rudiart - Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars)- GALA SHOW 1 - X Factor Indonesia|author=[[Youtube]]|date=February 22, 2013|accessdate=June 12, 2013}}</ref> British singer [[Leona Lewis]] included an [[acoustic music|acoustic]] version of "Locked Out of Heaven" on the set-list for her 2013 concert tour, [[Glassheart Tour]].<ref name="Digispy Glassheart Setlist">{{cite web|last=Corner|first=Lewis|url=http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/news/a473838/leona-lewis-begins-glassheart-tour-in-germany-pictures.html|title=Leona Lewis begins 'Glassheart' tour in Germany - pictures|work=Digital Spy|publisher=Hearst Corporation|date=17 April 2013|accessdate=17 April 2013}}</ref> American singer [[Bridgit Mendler]] covered an acoustic version of the song for her online series called ''[[Hurricane (Bridgit Mendler song)#The Hurricane Sessions|The Hurricane Sessions]]'' and the official video of her cover was uploaded on [[YouTube]] on May 15, 2013.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://bridgitmendlermusic.com/news/151301|title=Watch Brigit's Cover of 'Locked out of Heaven'!|publisher=Bridgit Mendler Official Website|date=2012-08-07 |accessdate=2012-08-26}}</ref> The video received nearly 500,000 views in its first week, landing herself in the 46th position of ''[[Billboard (magazine)|Billboard]]'''s Social 50 Artists.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/digital-and-mobile/1563766/daft-punk-hits-no-5-on-billboards-social-50-chart-with|title=Daft Punk Hits No. 5 On Billboard's Social 50 Chart With iTunes Album Stream|author=Keith Caulfield|work=Billboard|publisher=Prometheus Global Media|date=May 24, 2013|accessdate=March 4, 2014}}</ref> British singer [[Amelia Lily]] performed the song in her set on the [[Girls Aloud]] [[Ten: The Hits Tour]] in 2013 and during her summer gigs. The song was covered by British band [[Peace (band)|Peace]] for the [[Live Lounge]] in March 2013, including a homage to [[The Police (band)|The Police's]] [[Message in a Bottle (song)|Message in a Bottle]].
 
[[British people|British]] quartet [[Bastille (band)|Bastille]] covered "Locked Out of Heaven" for [[BBC Radio 1]] DJ [[Sara Cox]] in the [[Live Lounge]] on January 21, 2013. The band's version saw a mash-up between the track and [[Rihanna]]'s "[[Diamonds (Rihanna song)|Diamonds]]"; also incorporating "[[Niggas in Paris]]" by [[Jay-Z]] and [[Kanye West]] and "[[Angels (The xx song)|Angels]]" by [[The xx]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pqf99|title=Monday: Bastille in the Live Lounge|publisher=[[BBC]]|date=January 21, 2013|accessdate=January 22, 2013}}</ref> The [[New Directions (Glee)|New Directions]] choir group covered the song in the [[Sadie Hawkins (Glee)|Sadie Hawkins]] episode of ''[[Glee (TV series)|Glee]]''.<ref>{{cite web|last=Payne|first=Chris|title='Glee' Covers 'Locked Out of Heaven': Exclusive Song Premiere|url=http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1516379/glee-covers-locked-out-of-heaven-exclusive-song-premiere|work=Billboard|accessdate=February 21, 2013|date=January 21, 2013}}</ref> On 22 February 2013, Alex Rudiart sings "Locked Out of Heaven" during the first gala show of the [[X Factor Indonesia (season 1)|first season]] of ''[[X Factor Indonesia]]''.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkBEwoeRU_0|title=Alex Rudiart - Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars)- GALA SHOW 1 - X Factor Indonesia|author=[[Youtube]]|date=February 22, 2013|accessdate=June 12, 2013}}</ref> British singer [[Leona Lewis]] included an [[acoustic music|acoustic]] version of "Locked Out of Heaven" on the set-list for her 2013 concert tour, [[Glassheart Tour]].<ref name="Digispy Glassheart Setlist">{{cite web|last=Corner|first=Lewis|url=http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/news/a473838/leona-lewis-begins-glassheart-tour-in-germany-pictures.html|title=Leona Lewis begins 'Glassheart' tour in Germany - pictures|work=Digital Spy|publisher=Hearst Corporation|date=17 April 2013|accessdate=17 April 2013}}</ref> American singer [[Bridgit Mendler]] covered an acoustic version of the song for her online series called ''[[Hurricane (Bridgit Mendler song)#The Hurricane Sessions|The Hurricane Sessions]]'' and the official video of her cover was uploaded on [[YouTube]] on May 15, 2013.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://bridgitmendlermusic.com/news/151301|title=Watch Brigit's Cover of 'Locked out of Heaven'!|publisher=Bridgit Mendler Official Website|date=2012-08-07 |accessdate=2012-08-26}}</ref> The video received nearly 500,000 views in its first week, landing herself in the 46th position of ''[[Billboard (magazine)|Billboard]]'''s Social 50 Artists.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/digital-and-mobile/1563766/daft-punk-hits-no-5-on-billboards-social-50-chart-with|title=Daft Punk Hits No. 5 On Billboard's Social 50 Chart With iTunes Album Stream|author=Keith Caulfield|work=Billboard|publisher=Prometheus Global Media|date=May 24, 2013|accessdate=March 4, 2014}}</ref> British singer [[Amelia Lily]] performed the song in her set on the [[Girls Aloud]] [[Ten: The Hits Tour]] in 2013 and during her summer gigs. The song was covered by British band [[Peace (band)|Peace]] for the [[Live Lounge]] in March 2013, including a homage to [[The Police (band)|The Police's]] [[Message in a Bottle (song)|Message in a Bottle]].
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