vMaroon 5 is a band that was release in May 16, 2007. Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California. While they were in high school, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Adam Levine, keyboardist Jesse Carmichael, bass guitarist Mickey Madden, and drummer Ryan Dusick formed a garage band called Kara's Flowers and released one album in 1997. After a brief period they re-formed with guitarist James Valentine, and pursued a new direction as Maroon 5.
In support of Songs About Jane, Maroon 5 toured extensively throughtout 2003-2005, during which time two live albums were realeased, The band won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2005. Dusick left the band in September 2006, citing injuries sustained by costant touring, and was replace by Matt Flynn. Maroon 5's second studio album It Won't Be Soon Before Long was realeased in 2007, with the singles "Makes Me Wonder", Won't Go Home Without you'' and "Wake Up Call". The band performed live in two tours between June and November 2007, during which time a compliation of previously unreleased songs, The B-Side Collection, was released.
Two more live albums and a remix album were issued in 2008. Maroon 5's third studio album Hands all overreleased in the United States on September 21, 2010. Since debuting in 2002, the band has sold over 10 milion albums in the United States and nearly 15 milion worldwide.