On May 19 it was announced in an issued press released 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.
According to the press release the album was recorded in LA over the past year with producers Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, Shellback and Sam Martin. Maroon 5's upcoming album "V" reunites Maroon 5 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 by appearing in "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.