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The Best Bands Like Maroon 5

Updated April 1, 2020 1.4k votes 125 voters 8.9k 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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    Pop music, Neo soul
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    15

    AlbumsYesterday, Lost Stars

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the lead singer for the pop rock band Maroon 5. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Levine began his  ...more
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    Pop music, Rock music
    34
    19

    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 Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act. In late  ...more
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  • 3
    Indie pop, Adult album alternative
    30
    18

    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 Slade and Joe King, they achieved success with the release of their debut album, How to Save a Life in  ...more
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  • 4
    Contemporary R&B, Pop
    30
    21

    AlbumsThe Shawn Mendes EP, Life of the Party

    NationalityCanada

    Shawn Peter Raul Mendes (born August 8, 1998) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He gained a following in 2013, posting song covers on the video-sharing application Vine. The following year, he  ...more
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  • 5
    Pop, Contemporary R&B
    32
    24

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

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and dancer. He is known for his stage  ...more
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  • 6
    Adult contemporary music, Rock music
    27
    22

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

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and former British Army Officer. Blunt rose to fame in 2004  ...more
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  • 7
    Alternative rock, Pop
    28
    24

    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 consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne "Wing" Sermon, bassist Ben McKee and drummer Daniel  ...more
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  • 8
    Pop punk, Alternative rock
    18
    12

    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 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, lead  ...more
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  • 9
    Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop
    22
    21

    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, Florida in 1993. The group consists of AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian  ...more
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  • 10
    Pop music, Christian alternative rock
    18
    16

    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, guitar), Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. (drums, percussion) and Bryce Soderberg (bass, vocals). The band came to  ...more
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  • 11
    Indie pop, Blue-eyed soul
    24
    25

    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 vocalist/pianist Danny O'Donoghue, vocalist/guitarist Mark Sheehan, and drummer Glen Power. Based in London after  ...more
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  • 12
    Pop punk, R&B
    18
    18

    AlbumsM!ssundaztood, I'm Not Dead, Funhouse, Dear Mr. President, Pink: Live in Europe

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alecia Beth Moore (born September 8, 1979), known professionally as Pink (stylized as P!nk), is an American singer and songwriter. Originally a member of the girl group Choice in 1995, LaFace Records  ...more
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  • 13
    Pop, Contemporary R&B
    28
    38

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

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981), often known by his initials, JT, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, dancer and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on  ...more
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  • 14
    Teen pop, Pop rock
    13
    18

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

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002 which caught the  ...more
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  • 15
    Pop music, Ska
    14
    19

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

    NationalityEngland

    Oliver Stanley Murs (born 14 May 1984) is an English singer, songwriter and presenter. He first came to national attention for coming second in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009. He is  ...more
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  • 16
    Glam metal, Pop rock
    10
    13

    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 singer Alex Band and guitarist Aaron Kamin. They are best known for their hit single, "Wherever You Will Go",  ...more
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  • 17
    Blues, Pop
    8
    10

    AlbumsContinuum, Room for Squares, Heavier Things, Battle Studies, Born and Raised

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Clayton Mayer (; born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayer attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, but  ...more
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  • 18
    Pop rock
    13
    19

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

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    James Andrew Arthur is a British singer and musician who won the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012. His debut single, "Impossible", was released after the final and debuted at number one on the UK  ...more
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  • 19
    Synthpop, Pop music
    23
    33

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

    NationalityUnited States of America, Spain

    Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born 8 May 1975) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and record producer who is widely regarded as the King of Latin Pop. Iglesias began his career during the  ...more
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  • 20
    Pop, Dance pop
    13
    19

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough role was as Mattie Ross in True Grit (2010), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best  ...more
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    Pop punk, Pop music
    13
    19

    AlbumsLet Go, My Happy Ending, Don't Tell Me, When You're Gone, Forbidden Rose

    NationalityCanada

    Avril Ramona Lavigne (; French: [avʁil laviɲ]; born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain and by 16, she had  ...more
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  • 22
    Pop punk, Pop music
    7
    11

    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 band consists of Tyson Ritter, Nick Wheeler, Mike Kennerty, and Chris Gaylor. The band achieved  ...more
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    29
    46

    AlbumsMemories...Do Not Open, Sick Boy, World War Joy

    NationalityAmerican

    The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alexander "Alex" Pall and Andrew "Drew" Taggart. They started out by releasing remixes of songs by indie artists. The EDM-pop duo  ...more
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    Pop music, Rock music
    9
    16

    AlbumsYourself or Someone Like You, More Than You Think You Are, Mad Season, North, Exile on Mainstream

    Matchbox Twenty is an American rock band, formed in Orlando, Florida, in 1995. The group currently consists of Rob Thomas (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards), Brian Yale (bass guitar), Paul Doucette  ...more
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  • 25
    Ballad, Blue-eyed soul
    5
    12

    AlbumsCoco, Breakthrough, Christmas in the Sand, iTunes Session, All of You

    NationalityFrance, United States of America

    Colbie Marie Caillat ( (listen); born May 28, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter. Caillat rose to fame through social networking website Myspace. At that time, she was the number one unsigned  ...more
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