Maroon 5 is one of the biggest pop/rock acts currently on the scene. Since breaking out with the "Songs About Jane" album in the early 2000's, the group has gone on to relatively consistent success on the Billboard and iTunes charts with songs like "Harder to Breathe," "Makes Me Wonder," "Moves Like Jagger," and the current hit, "Love Somebody." The catchy pop hooks and solid musicianship cannot be denied, but it's frontman Adam Levine's piercing voice and cocksure presence behind the mic that drive the fans wild. His spot in the spinning chairs on NBC's "The Voice" certainly hasn't hurt the band's popularity, either.
Maroon 5 plays with fellow superstar Kelly Clarkson Wednesday, September 4, 7 p.m. at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center. $25.50-$116.65. livenation.com.