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Adam Levine Has Message for His Critics

Thank you, writes Maroon 5 singer

(Newser) - The reviews of the Super Bowl halftime show anchored by Maroon 5 haven't exactly been stellar. "Designed to be forgotten" is the headline of a review at the Atlantic , one voicing a typical sentiment. But lead singer Adam Levine seems to be taking it in stride. "We... More »

Halftime Show Sticks to Music

Maroon 5, Travis Scott, and Big Boi perform

(Newser) - The Super Bowl halftime show is in the books, without controversy on the stage. Maroon 5 took the stage at Super Bowl LIII, with help from Travis Scott and Big Boi. All three performers kept things politics-free, notes Fox News . "Amid the lights and fire and explosions, the acts... More »

Amid Super Bowl Flap, a Message From Adam Levine

Maroon 5 singer says he thought hard about halftime show, those angry at him 'will be heard'

(Newser) - "We got you." Per ET.com , that's Adam Levine's cryptic message on what he and Maroon 5 will do Sunday during the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, a performance the band is getting a lot of flak for from fans angered by the NFL's treatment... More »

Maroon 5 Solves Its Super Bowl Problem

The band gets Travis Scott and Big Boi as guest artists

(Newser) - The search is over: Maroon 5 finally found someone who'll play with them at the Super Bowl LIII halftime gig, TMZ reports. Word emerged Sunday that Maroon 5 will headline and Travis Scott and Big Boi will perform Feb. 3 as guest artists. Seems the NFL's anthem controversy... More »

Maroon 5's Super Bowl Worries Take New Turn

The band is asking for a side act. Interested?

(Newser) - With the NFL's anthem controversy still swirling, Maroon 5 has a problem: Who will perform with them at halftime? The band has approached several stars but can't get a yes. "Nobody wants to be associated with it," an insider tells Variety . Cardi B, Andre Benjamin, Mary... More »

Petition: Spongebob Must Sing at Halftime

A fan petitions the NFL

(Newser) - Spongebob Squarepants' creator may be gone, but he's far from forgotten. A fan's petition has garnered nearly 300,000 signatures as of this writing asking the NFL to have "Sweet Victory" performed at the next halftime show, Fox News reports. Spongebob performed the '80s-style power ballad... More »

48K Sign Petition Urging Maroon 5 to Turn Down Super Bowl

Because of NFL's treatment of Colin Kaepernick

(Newser) - Thousands of people are not on board with Maroon 5 headlining the Super Bowl halftime show . At least 48,541 people, to be exact. That's how many people, as of this writing, had signed a Change.org petition asking the band to drop out of the performance. But no,... More »

Here's Your (Alleged) 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Act

Maroon 5 will perform at the big game, sources claim

(Newser) - Two sources tell Variety the Super Bowl LIII halftime act has been chosen, and it's Maroon 5. Another source tells Us , "The offer has been extended and they’ve pretty much accepted," while ETOnline says the band is the "frontrunner" to perform. The band itself, fronted... More »

Song Stuck in Your Head? Chew Gum

Researchers say repetitive jaw motion helps get rid of earworms

(Newser) - Getting a song stuck in your head is no modern conundrum, with even Edgar Allan Poe complaining in 1845 that it is "quite a common thing" to be "annoyed" or even "tormented" by "the burthen of some ordinary song," reports the Los Angeles Times . Now... More »

Adam Levine Gets Hitched

Married Behati Prinsloo yesterday in Los Cabos

(Newser) - Adam Levine, alleged Sexiest Man Alive and non, uh, jerk , is now just a boring old married dude. The Maroon 5 frontman tied the knot with native Namibian and Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo yesterday in Los Cabos, reports US , in front of some 300 people that included Jonah... More »

Top Artist of 2012 Is...

Adele ... again, according to Billboard

(Newser) - Adele is the top musical artist of the year for the second year running. She snagged the top artist spot and the top album spot (for 21) on Billboard's year-end lists —and she also got both honors last year, the AP reports. More highlights from the charts:
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Maroon 5 Singer to VMAs: F-You

Adam Levine thinks MTV has abandoned its original mission

(Newser) - Apparently Adam Levine never got the memo about how if you don't have anything nice to say about MTV having forsaken its original intent, at least don't tweet it for all the world to see: "(T)he VMA's. one day a year when MTV pretends to still... More »

Concert Sales Slump as Gas Prices Climb

Pump prices on top of tickets breaking the bank

(Newser) - Soaring gas prices are turning down the volume on ticket sales for this year’s summer tours, Rolling Stone reports. Major festivals like Bonnaroo and Coachella didn’t sell out—a rare occurrence—while top acts like George Michael, Maroon 5, and Stevie Wonder are facing difficulty finding fans. That... More »

Nine Inch Nails Pinch Scalpers

New online strategy aims to get tix straight to fans

(Newser) - Nine Inch Nails aims to outmaneuver scalpers and undercut premium ticket brokers with an online strategy during an upcoming summer concert tour, Reuters reports. Tickets will be sold directly to fans registered on the band's website beginning 72 hours before each concert date. Organizers hope tight ID restrictions will ensure... More »

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