Quote: "It's so shocking... it was so unexpected and out of the blue. Prince was a huge, huge influence on me as an artist, and just the way he did things his own way always, and the music was so wild and completely different, and he played guitar. He was a different kind of pop star, but he was more than that; he was a lot of things. He's already so missed." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine shares his thoughts on the passing of music icon Prince last week (21Apr16).
Fact: Adam Levine has bared all in the music video for his band Maroon 5's latest single This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a Motherf**ker. People magazine's former Sexiest Man Alive is shown getting out of a shower and dropping his towel to expose his bare bottom before throwing on a pair of jeans. The promo follows Levine as he goes through his pre-concert rituals and ends up on stage in front of thousands.
Quote: "It's going to happen, inevitably. I love kids and I want a family but I wouldn't be able to be a very good father right now so I'm going to wait until I can be. I'll slow it down when I have a family. I'm 33 but I'm still a baby in a lot of ways." Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine isn't quite ready to be a dad.
Quote: There's always been a healthy sense of competition within the band. It used to be over the videogame Halo. That led to Adam (Levine) and I not talking to each other for days... In order for the band to stay together, I needed to quit." Maroon 5 star James Valentine on his tense gamer battle with frontman Levine.
Fact: Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and Lord Of The Rings star Sean Astin will be among the 25,000 runners hitting the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday (18Mar12) for the city's 27th annual Honda L.A. Marathon. This year's big event begins at Dodger Stadium and ends blocks from the Santa Monica Pier. The run will be Astin's third - he also competed in 1998 and 2010.
Quote: "It's very catchy. I could say I wish I had written it, but wouldn't that be weird? It's fun, very young children like it, which is always cool and funny. But what am I going to say? I'm not going to be mean about it, am I...? Only thing is, it puts a bit of pressure on me when I go out dancing!" Rock legend Mick Jagger on Maroon 5's tribute to his dancing skills, Moves Like Jagger.
Quote: "We're happy he's OK and he looks great and sounds great and he's made such a great 100 per cent recovery." Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is glad his tour mate Gavin DeGraw is back onstage after suffering concussion and a broken nose following a brutal beating during a night out in New York in early August (11). DeGraw made his live comeback in Los Angeles on Monday night (29Aug11).
Tweet: "The Vma's. one day a year when MTV pretends to still care about music. I'm drawing a line in the sand. f**k you Vma's." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine will not be attending Sunday's (28Aug11) Mtv Video Music Awards.
Tweet: "Wishing Gavin DeGraw a swift recovery. Your fans were amazing tonight. All our prayers are with you." Pop star Nikki Jean sends injured singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw her love after stepping in to replace him on tour with Maroon 5 and Train following his brutal street attack on Monday (08Aug11).
Quote: "She's great. I respect the s**t out of her. She's going through a tough time, and God bless her. This show is great for her, but if she busts my balls, I'll bust hers." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine responds to reports suggesting he and Christina Aguilera, his fellow TV judge on hit U.S. talent show The Voice, are not getting along.
Tweet: "ive (sic) developed this weird habit of compulsively eating mini bar snacks. today its (sic) combos and gummy bears. Yuck/Yum." Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is gorging on sweet treats while on tour in South East Asia.
Quote: "People are really brutal and horrible to each other, especially in high school. We've all been there, we've all experienced it and it can be really traumatising. Don't let them win... High school is not the end of the line! ... If you can get through it, there is a whole world out there that is just beyond people treating you badly." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine speaks out to bullied teens in a new online video.
Tweet: "I'd like to dedicate this third album to the people who made it all possible. Our fans!!! We seriously love you!" Adam Levine thanks his loyal followers ahead of the release of Maroon 5's new album, HANDS ALL OVER.
Quote: "I would typically cringe at a celebrity starting their own line, (but it) reflects what I wear. It's basic and unpretentious - the right jeans and a T-shirt always win." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine defends his decision to launch new fashion range 222.
Fact: Maroon 5 star Adam Levine relaxed after marathon studio sessions with demanding Switzerland-based producer Mutt Lange by taking off on a 450-mile bike ride through the Alps on his beloved Harley Davidson. Lange teamed up with the rockers to record their new album Hands All Over.
Fact: Pop group Maroon 5 have joined the New Year's Eve (31Dec09) celebrations in Las Vegas by announcing they'll be ringing in 2010 with actor Jason Segal at The Pearl. The band will reportedly be supported by Forgetting Sarah Marshall and I Love You, Man star Segal. Maroon 5 won't be the only pop stars headlining a New Year's Eve party in Sin City - Christina Aguilera is throwing a bash at Tao Las Vegas.
Fact: Nicole Richie, Lance Bass, Rosario Dawson and rockers Maroon 5 are among a list of celebrities 'adopting' Los Angeles-area schools to rally support for organic gardens in the city's education system. The stars will help plant a garden and check in on the students throughout the year as part of the summer (09) programme, launched by the Environmental Media Association's Young Hollywood Board.
Quote: "We weren't at the game with Jack Nicholson; he was just sitting next to us. They took a photograph of all three of us together and it was kinda cool... I think he was a little bit annoyed with us... It was hilarious." Maroon 5 star Adam Levine on joining funnyman Jonah Hill and acting great JACK NICHOLSON courtside at a recent Los Angeles Lakers basketball game.
Fact: Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine dressed up as Brad Pitt's character in 1999 movie Fight Club for Halloween last month (31Oct07). Levine went shirtless, sported a pair of giant sunglasses and had a fake cut across his head - just like Pitt's character Tyler Durden.
Quote: "Today I'm talking to the Daily Star. So it'll be, 'No I'm not dating her or her', and, 'The reason I live in Hollywood is because I was f**king born there.'" Maroon 5 rocker Adam Levine clearly doesn't look forward to press interviews with British newspaper the Daily Star.
Quote: "Jogging four to five miles is my morning meditation, and it's an opportunity to see the places we're travelling to. I'll go through Hyde Park and then run by Buckingham Palace (when I'm in London)." Maroon 5 star James Valentine.
Quote: "The sad truth is that person in the tabloids is way cooler than I actually am." Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine on reports he's a Hollywood playboy with conquests linking him to Jessica Simpson and Lindsay Lohan.
Quote: "It must have been benevolent - I never felt any bad vibes." Maroon 5 star JAMES VALENTINE on the ghost he encountered while recording the group's new album at magician Harry Houdini's haunted Hollywood mansion.
Fact: Maroon 5's previous incarnation, KARA'S FLOWERS, appeared on an episode of BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 in 1997.
Fact: The Cure, THE Black Eyed Peas and Maroon 5 have contributed covers of John Lennon hits to a new Amnesty International campaign. The covers are being offered for sale on the charity organisation's website.
Fact: Maroon 5 have turned authors with a book charting their worldwide tour promoting album SONGS ABOUT JANE. MAROON 5: MIDNIGHT MILES features intimate pictures from the gigs taken by friend CHRISTOPHER WRAY-MCCANN.