Bruno Mars Strikes Plea Deal in Drug Case

Singer pled guilty to cocaine possession in Las Vegas

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Bruno Mars appears at the Clark County Regional Justice Center to waive his preliminary hearing on felony drug possession charges February 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Seven-time Grammy nominee Bruno Mars, 25, struck a plea deal with the Clark County District Attorney in court Friday, TMZ reports.

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He pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance -- stemming from his September arrest in Las Vegas  -- but the charge will be wiped from his record if he stays out of trouble for 12 months.

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Mars, who will also have to complete 200 hours of community service, was busted at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino September 19 with 2.6 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine.

He is due back in court February 14.

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