Maroon 5 stands out as not only one of pop music’s most enduring artists, but also one of the 21st century’s biggest acts. The band won over fans and critics alike with the hybrid rock/R&B sound they introduced on their debut album, Songs About Jane. To date, the universally renowned Los Angeles group has achieved 96+ million in album sales, 658+ million singles worldwide and earned gold and platinum certifications in more than 35 countries. Maroon 5 currently has over 22 billion combined streams on Spotify and has the most billion plus streamed songs by a group, with nine.
Maroon 5 was the first artist to reach over 3 billion views on a music video on YouTube and they currently have more than 20 billion combined views on YouTube channels. Maroon 5 has 32 records on the BILLBOARD HOT 100 since their first release in 2002. Twenty-six of those hit the Top 50, with 22 in the Top 25, 15 in the Top 10 and 10 in the Top 5; of which three are Diamond Certified and 23 are Platinum certified. Maroon 5 has the most Top 10’s in this century by a duo or group, the most #1’s on HOT 100 this century by a duo or group and the most #1’s by a duo or group in the history of the Top 40 chart. In January of 2023, “Moves Like Jagger” was announced the #2 most downloaded song in music history.
In March 2023, the band opened their Las Vegas Residency, M5LV, to rave reviews from fans and critics alike as Billboard crowned the band “a perfect fit for a Las Vegas residency.” And the band just released a new single entitled “Middle Ground,” marking their first release since 2021. The video was directed by David Dobkin, who notably helmed the group’s well-known videos for “Sugar” and “Girls Like You”.