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Maroon 5 sign with Interscope Records and announce new album: 'V'

Maroon 5 perform onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's 2014 Wango Tango
Maroon 5 perform onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's 2014 Wango Tango
Photo by Kevin Winter

On May 19, it was announced in an issued press release that the Grammy Award winning pop rock band Maroon 5 signed with Interscope Records. The band will release their upcoming fifth studio album, V via their new label on Sept. 2. In addition, the band signed a worldwide tour deal with Live Nation, with tour dates to be announced in the coming weeks.

Singer Adam Levine of Maroon 5
Photo by Kevin Winter

According to the press release, the album was recorded in Los Angeles over the past year with producers Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, Shellback and Sam Martin. Maroon 5's upcoming V album reunites the band with long-time keyboardist Jesse Carmichael, who took a hiatus while the band recorded 2012’s Overexposed. They will release the lead single from the album this summer. No song names have been released at this time, and the band was previously signed to A&M/Octone Records.

Maroon 5's lead vocalist, Adam Levine, is closing out his 6th season the NBC reality competition program, "The Voice". He has also been acting, as he's appeared on the FX series "American Horror Story", and he will soon be seen in a lead role in the major motion picture film, "Begin Again", from director John Carney.