Maroon 5

Capturing their first of three Grammy Awards as 'Best New Artist of 2005' and then going on to sell more than 17 million albums worldwide, the American pop and rock band Maroon 5's releases that have gone gold and platinum in over 35 countries. Originally starting out in 1994 as an alternative rock/power pop band called Kara's Flowers, the group took in guitarist Jimmy Valentine and changed their name to Maroon 5 as they moved on to more rnb and smooth pop influences. Maroon 5 won over fans and critics alike with the sleek, emotional sound they introduced on their debut album, 'Songs About Jane'. The 2002 release spawned the popular singles "Harder to Breathe", "This Love", "She Will Be Loved", and "Sunday Morning", receiving considerable international airplay. ...show more

Capturing their first of three Grammy Awards as 'Best New Artist of 2005' and then going on to sell more than 17 million albums worldwide, the American pop and rock band Maroon 5's releases that have gone gold and platinum in over 35 countries. Originally starting out in 1994 as an alternative rock/power pop band called Kara's Flowers, the group took in guitarist Jimmy Valentine and changed their name to Maroon 5 as they moved on to more rnb and smooth pop influences. Maroon 5 won over fans and critics alike with the sleek, emotional sound they introduced on their debut album, 'Songs About Jane'. The 2002 release spawned the popular singles "Harder to Breathe", "This Love", "She Will Be Loved", and "Sunday Morning", receiving considerable international airplay.

With massive commercial success at their grasp, the band followed-up with their sophomore album, 'It Won't Be Soon Before Long', which they released on May 22, 2007 and included the immense hits "Makes Me Wonder" and "If I Never See Your Face Again". Many musical critics praised the work, with Allmusic in particular stating that the production of the album "is so immaculate that it glistens". Both of the group's albums were soon certified double platinum. In 2010, the group released their third studio album, 'Hands All Over', which had strong commercial success and has been certified platinum.

The collection featured two hit singles including the Hot A.C. smash "Misery" and the pop anthem "Moves Like Jagger", also known as "Moves Like Jagger (feat. Christina Aguilera)", which climbed to the #1 spot on the Top 40 and Hot A.C. charts as well as the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. ...show less