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The Best Bands Like Maroon 5

Updated April 1, 2020 1.1k votes 104 voters 6.3k views36 items

Although they've been a household name since 2002, Maroon 5 is surprisingly hotter than ever. Since the band seems to be on everyone's mind right now, let's take a look at other bands and artists similar to Maroon 5. These recommendations for bands like Maroon 5 are ranked by your votes, so don't be shy about voting these artists up or down as you see fit.

Maroon 5 has evolved their sound over the years, so don't be surprised if you see them compared to wildly different acts. For example, songs from their debut album like "She Will Be Loved" can be compared to Jason Mraz, while newer hits like "What Lovers Do" are more comparable to artists like Bruno Mars or Nick Jonas. Other musical acts that are similar to Maroon 5 include Adam Levine, Fall Out Boy, The Fray, and Justin Timberlake.

Given their popularity, is it any wonder why they were chosen to play the halftime show for Super Bowl LIII? Help other fans of Maroon 5 find similar artists by voting up the bands and musical acts you'd most recommend to other fans.

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  • OneRepublic1
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    OneRepublic

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsDreaming Out Loud, Waking Up, The Teen Idols: The Very Best Of, Native, Stop and Stare

    OneRepublic is an American pop rock band from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by...  more
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  • Bruno Mars2
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    Bruno Mars

    Pop, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsDoo-Wops & Hooligans, Unorthodox Jukebox, Earth to Mars, It's Better If You Don't Understand, Moonshine

    Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an...  more
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  • Shawn Mendes3
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    Shawn Mendes

    Contemporary R&B, Pop

    AlbumsThe Shawn Mendes EP, Life of the Party

    Shawn Peter Raul Mendes (born August 8, 1998) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He gained a...  more
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  • Adam Levine (Solo)4
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    Adam Levine (Solo)

    Pop music, Neo soul

    AlbumsYesterday, Lost Stars

    Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the...  more
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  • Justin Timberlake5
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    Justin Timberlake

    Pop, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsFutureSex/LoveSounds, The 20/20 Experience, Justified, The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2, Justin Timberlake: Live from London

    Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981), often known by his initials, JT, is an...  more
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  • The Chainsmokers6
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    AlbumsMemories...Do Not Open, Sick Boy, World War Joy

    The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alexander "Alex" Pall and...  more
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  • Backstreet Boys7
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    Backstreet Boys

    Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop

    AlbumsNever Gone, Backstreet Boys, I Want It That Way, Black & Blue, Backstreet's Back

    Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB) is an American vocal group, formed in Orlando,...  more
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  • Imagine Dragons8
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    Imagine Dragons

    Alternative rock, Pop

    AlbumsNight Visions, Continued Silence EP, Night Visions Live, It's Time, It's Time Remixes

    Imagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup...  more
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  • Panic! at the Disco9
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    Panic! at the Disco

    Alternative rock, Pop punk

    AlbumsA Fever You Can't Sweat Out, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, Vices & Virtues, Pretty. Odd.

    Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by...  more
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  • The Script10
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    The Script

    Indie pop, Blue-eyed soul

    AlbumsScience & Faith, #3, The Script, iTunes Festival: London 2011, iTunes Festival: London 2008

    The Script are an Irish pop rock band formed in 2001. The band consists of lead...  more
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  • The Fray11
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    The Fray

    Indie pop, Adult album alternative

    AlbumsHow to Save a Life, The Fray, How to Save a Life, Reason EP, Movement EP

    The Fray is an American rock band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by schoolmates Isaac...  more
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  • Train12
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    Train

    Adult album alternative, Blues-rock

    AlbumsSave Me, San Francisco, Hey, Soul Sister, Alive at Last

    Train is an American rock band from San Francisco, formed in 1993. The band currently consists...  more
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  • Nick Jonas13
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    Nick Jonas

    Teen pop, Pop rock

    AlbumsNicholas Jonas, Dear God, Songs from How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer), Chains

    Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter and actor....  more
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  • Kelly Clarkson14
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    Kelly Clarkson

    Country, Pop

    AlbumsBreakaway, Stronger, My December, Miss Independent, Thankful

    Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress,...  more
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  • The Calling15
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    The Calling

    Glam metal, Pop rock

    AlbumsTwo, Adrienne, Camino Palmero, 2009-08-01: Red Rocks, Morrison

    The Calling is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1996 by lead...  more
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  • James Arthur16
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    James Arthur

    Pop rock

    AlbumsJames Arthur, The James Arthur Collection, Sexy and I Know It (X Factor performance), What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger) (X Factor performance), Impossible

    James Andrew Arthur is a British singer and musician who won the ninth series of The X Factor...  more
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  • Jason Mraz17
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    Jason Mraz

    Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul

    AlbumsMr. A-Z, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things., Live at Java Joe's, Love Is A Four Letter Word, Waiting for My Rocket to Come

    Jason Thomas Mraz (; born June 23, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and actor who first...  more
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  • Fall Out Boy18
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    Fall Out Boy

    Pop punk, Alternative rock

    AlbumsInfinity on High, Save Rock and Roll, From Under the Cork Tree, Take This to Your Grave, Project Rocket / Fall Out Boy

    Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in...  more
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  • James Blunt19
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    James Blunt

    Adult contemporary music, Rock music

    AlbumsBack to Bedlam, All the Lost Souls, 1973, Moon Landing, Some Kind of Trouble

    James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is...  more
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  • Enrique Iglesias20
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    Enrique Iglesias

    Synthpop, Pop music

    Albums7, Cosas del amor, Enrique, Insomniac, Takin' Back My Love

    Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born 8 May 1975) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and...  more
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  • The All-American Rejects21
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    The All-American Rejects

    Pop punk, Pop music

    AlbumsThe All American Rejects, Move Along, Gives You Hell: The Remixes, When the World Comes Down, Schooled

    The All-American Rejects are an American rock band formed in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1999. The...  more
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  • Olly Murs22
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    Olly Murs

    Pop music, Ska

    AlbumsOlly Murs, Heart Skips a Beat, Right Place Right Time, Please Don't Let Me Go, Busy

    Oliver Stanley Murs (born 14 May 1984) is an English singer, songwriter and presenter. He...  more
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  • Hailee Steinfeld23
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    Hailee Steinfeld

    Pop, Dance pop
    Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough...  more
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  • Lifehouse24
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    Lifehouse

    Pop music, Christian alternative rock

    AlbumsYou And Me, Lifehouse, Who We Are, The Time Traveler's Wife, Stanley Climbfall

    Lifehouse is an American rock band from Los Angeles comprising Jason Wade (lead vocals,...  more
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  • Adam Lambert25
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    Adam Lambert

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsFor Your Entertainment, Trespassing, Take One, Acoustic Live!, Paramount Sessions

    Adam Mitchel Lambert (born January 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. ...  more
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