Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band has been rewarded many times for their first album Songs About Jane , released in June 2002, which is at the top of the list, becoming triple platinum disc in many countries. Similarly, their second album, 1.22.03.Acoustic , which includes live tracks, in acoustic version, of the album Songs About Jane , is certified platinum disc. Maroon 5 has been touring since the group's formation in 1997, performing alongside John Mayer, Michelle Branch, Gavin DeGraw, Phantom Planet, Jason Mraz, The Like, The Thrills and The Donnas. They played in the first part of the Rolling Stones in August 2005.
Hands all Over , the group's third studio album, is released in September 2010 and culminates in second place in the Billboard 200 . In 2011, the album is reissued and contains the song Moves Like Jagger , in collaboration with the American singer Christina Aguilera. The song becomes the band's second single to reach the top spot of the Hot 100 and lists more than 14.4 million copies sold worldwide, making it one of the best selling singles worldwide. The band releases its fourth studio album, "Overexposed" , in June 2012. The album reaches the second place of the Billboard 200 . The first two singles of the album, Payphone and One More Night , are very well received internationally and climb respectively in second and first places of the Hot 100 . In 2014, the band signed with Interscope Records and released its fifth studio album, V , in September of the same year. The album reaches the top of the Billboard 200 . In the meantime, the first single, Maps , is on the market and ranks sixth in the Hot 100 .
Since its debut in 2002, the band has more than 10 million albums sold in the United States, more than 30.8 million digital sales, and 27 million albums sold worldwide. In 2013, Maroon 5 became the third most played band of the Top 40 Mainstream Radio . In parallel, Maroon 5 is also known for its fight against global warming, and for faster progress in helping the environment. They have a strong friendship with the singer Sia, who wrote the titles Maps and Animals and others. In 2018, their song Girls Like You (in collaboration with Cardi B) reached the first place of the Billboard Hot 100 and the first place of Canadian Hot 100.
Four of the Maroon 5 members met at the college in Los Angeles >>>>>. Adam Levine (lead singer and guitar), Jesse Carmichael (guitar), Mickey Madden (bass) and Ryan Dusick (drums) make up Kara's Flowers, a grunge band that first performed at Whiskey A Go-Go on September 16, 1995. group signs with the label Reprise Records while they are still in high school and released his first album The Fourth World in the year 1997 just before the three members pass their baccalaureate (Ryan Dusick finished his first year at the University of Los Angeles (UCLA)). A video was shot for the song opening album, lang = "en"> Soap Disco , but it did not have much success on MTV. Despite first parties for bands such as Reel Big Fish and Goldfinger, the album struggled to take off commercially, and in 1999, the band broke up with Reprise Records ( The Fourth World sells better after the release of Songs About Jane than in the preceding years>).