Maroon 5's Biggest Moments of 2013: The Results
|Maroon 5 performing on the U.S. Honda Civic Tour.|
Well as the year is coming to a successful close, we know that this has been one of pop rock group Maroon 5's most insane year's ever touring around the world with acts such as Kelly Clarkson and the 'Voice' season 1 winner Javier Colon and headlining the 12th annual Honda Civic Tour. The band scored the largest selling and most successful Adult Pop and Adult Contemporary songs of the year thanks to their Coldplay-esque hit "Daylight" and their dance-pop groove anthem "Love Somebody."
Now, you the fans have voted on our Survey Monkey poll for the past two weeks, and it's time to see the results.
Best Maroon 5 Single as of this Year?
Remember the Daylight Project? A project Maroon 5's management launched in the fall of 2012 to get Maroon 5 fans with deep and aspiring stories to share them with the world and get a chance to be featured on the band's music video for "Daylight"? Well with approximately 29% of all votes from 165 accounted voters, the soft rock chart topper was acclaimed your favorite Maroon 5 single as of the past year. "Daylight" was written by singer Adam Levine, Max Martin, and Mason Levy and was produced by Martin and MdL. It served as the band's third mainstream single from their 2012 No. 2 peaking fourth studio album, Overexposed. It topped the Billboard Year-End Adult Pop and Contemporary Songs charts this year and got Maroon 5 to the top of the Adult Artists Year-End chart as well. To date, the 9 minute and 35 seconds music video has grossed just under 12 and a half million views on YouTube and VEVO. You can watch the music video by clicking on this link now. And for the record, your votes showed that "Love Somebody" was in 2nd place with 25%, "Payphone" in 3rd place with 17%, "One More Night" in 4th place with 16%, and last place was "Lucky Strike" with just 13%.
Best Maroon 5 Album?
With a grand total of 42% of your votes, Maroon 5's 2012 pop radio influenced mere chart topper Overexposed was chosen as the best Maroon 5 album of the past year. In June of 2012, the band released the fourth studio album and Hands All Over follow-up on the 26th and sold just over 220,000 copies within the first week of being released and fell short of No. 1 behind Linkin Park's album Living Things, in July. The album become one of the biggest pop statements of 2012 becoming nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards and spawning 4 chart topping hit singles including the 9 week No. 1-running Hot 100 hit "One More Night." The album's lead single "Payphone" sold over 400,000 copies upon it's first week release in April of 2012 and topped the Digital Songs chart and became the fastest selling hit of the year. "Daylight" served as it's third single and topped the Billboard AC charts for over a month beating out the likes of Imagine Dragons, Katy Perry, and The Lumineers. The fourth and final single "Love Somebody" became a top 40 successor in the U.S. and the United Kingdom throughout the summer of 2013. In support, the band toured the world includingtheir sold out Overexposed North American Tour and their headlining Honda Civic Tour in the summer and fall of 2013. According to your votes, in 2nd place was the Songs About Jane: 10th Anniversary Package with 34%, in 3rd place was Hands All Over with 18%, 4th place being It Won't Be Soon Before Long with 6%, and humiliatingly last place went to The B-Side Collection with 0% of all votes.
Best Maroon 5 Song?
Don't get this category confused with best Maroon 5 single, as for this was an open voters poll where you could type in literally any song you wanted to. With 165 responses, "Sunday Morning" was your pick for your favorite Maroon 5 song. The Songs About Jane number was released in 2005 supported by Adult contemporary radio airplay. It follows the band's hit "She Will Be Loved" and "Must Get Out" was released the year after. There was no percentage, however it was obvious over 50% of all responses were favored for "Sunday Morning."
Favorite Maroon 5 tour?
Supported by 34 shows around the United States and 4 opening acts including Kelly Clarkson, Tony Lucca, PJ Morton, and Rozzi Crane, 43.88% of all votes favored the 12th annual Honda Civic Tour. The tour carried on from early August to early October. The tour opened up in Maryland Heights and concluded in Los Angeles, California. Coming in a close 2nd place was the U.S. Overexposed Tour with Neon Trees and Owl City with just 42.86%. In 3rd place was the Overexposed European Tour with PJ Morton and Robin Thicke with 7.14%, and fourth place was the Overexposed South American Tour with Javier Colon with 3.06%.
Favorite Moment of 2013?
Would it come to you as a shock that you voted for Adam Levine beholding the title of Sexiest Man Alive for the biggest moment of 2013? Come on. Just last month, the Maroon 5 singer and The Voice coach and mentor (and recent winner of season 5) was crowned Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine. Making an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to acclaim the unofficial award, he thanked his predecessors such as George Cloony and Brad Pitt for being usually sexier than him and Ryan Gosling for "consistently turning this down" year after year. Watch it here. By the way, the least voted favorite event of the year was Adam Levine's voice acting role on Family Guy and Adam saying "I hate this country" on The Voice.''
Favorite (Upcoming) 2014 event?
|Maroon 5's promo photo for 2014.|
Over 160 votes were casted and with 56% of all votes... Maroon 5's upcoming fifth studio album was your favorite thing to look forward to in 2014. Many confirmations of the band working on a fifth studio effort have happened in the past year with news outlets such as MTV and Billboard. In 2nd place was Jesse Carmichael's return as keyboardist with 25% and 3rd place was Adam Levine's 2 weddings with 10%.
Take a look at where Maroon 5 charted on the Billboard Year-End charts here:
Also, see where Maroon 5 was listed on Billboard's top 25 tours of 2013: