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The Best Bands Like Maroon 5

Updated April 1, 2020 1.1k votes 95 voters 5.4k 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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    OneRepublic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Adam Levine (Solo) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Chainsmokers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Script is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Fray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Train is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Calling is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    James Arthur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Jason Mraz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    James Blunt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Enrique Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The All-American Rejects is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Olly Murs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Hailee Steinfeld is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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    Hailee Steinfeld

    Pop, Dance pop
    Hailee Steinfeld (born December 11, 1996) is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Lifehouse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands Like Maroon 5
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    John Mayer

    Blues, Pop

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

    John Clayton Mayer (; born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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