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Maroon 5 'V' (Deluxe Edition) Review: Two Sides To One Successful Record

September 2nd, 2014 12:05pm EDT
V
As mentioned in our review of Maroon 5's Overexposed, this is a band that's constantly evolving. None of their records sounds quite like any of the others; whether or not that's a good thing depends on which incarnation you prefer. Fifth album V does its part to continue the group's transition into slickly produced pop-rock that began with Overexposed, yet what makes the record worth a listen are the few tracks where it breaks from effects and goes back to the band's true musicianship.

If you've heard the first three singles - "Maps," "It Was Always You" and "Animals" - you've got a good s...
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Jonah Hill Officiated At Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo's Wedding

July 21st, 2014 11:19am EDT
Jonah Hill Officiated At Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo's Wedding
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo started their marriage off right -- by having funnyman Jonah Hill officiate the ceremony.

The Maroon 5 singer and Victoria's Secret model tied the knot in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on Saturday, and the actor gave his childhood pal a special treat by taking on the official duty (with a little help from Prinsloo's minister father).

A source told E! Online, "Jonah was hysterical. He was telling so many jokes, but then in the middle would be so sweet and sincere... He also talked about how sweet Behati is and how perfect they are for one another."

Stevie Nicks, ...
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Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Wed In Mexico!

July 20th, 2014 10:31am EDT
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo are officially husband-and-wife.

TheMaroon 5 singer and his supermodel girlfriend wed at Flora Farms in Cabo San Lucas Saturday night, where singer Stevie Nicks -- who is set to join Adam's team on the next season of "The Voice" as an advisor -- reportedly performed for the couple.

The couple kicked off their big weekend with a party on Friday night, and celebrity guests included Robert Downey, Jr., Jason Segel, Jonah Hill and Levine's Maroon 5 bandmates, along with supermodels Coco Rocha and Erin Heatherton.

The happy couple will now jet off to South Afri...
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Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo To Wed Today

July 19th, 2014 11:03am EDT
Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo To Wed Today
It's a special day for Adam Levine and his fiancee Behati Prinsloo. The couple is getting married!

"The Voice" coach/Maroon 5 singer will marry the model in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, a source confirmed to "Access Hollywood."

Close friends and family will attend the ceremony, including celebrities such as Behati's fellow Victoria's Secret models Candice Swanepoel and Erin Heatherton, as well as actor Jonah Hill (whose brother Jordan manages Maroon 5).

Levine, 35, and Prinsloo, 25, started dating in 2012, broke up in May, 2013, and got engaged in July 2013. Prinsloo is from Namibia. A source...
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Stevie Nicks Joins 'The Voice' As An Advisor

July 9th, 2014 3:02pm EDT
Stevie Nicks
Contestants on Adam Levine's The Voice team will have the opportunity to learn from Stevie Nicks.

The Fleetwood Mac singer will join the Maroon 5 vocalist's team in the seventh season, which is currently filming. Shakira and Usher are taking the season off, and will be replaced by Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani. Blake Shelton will return as a coach.

As an advisor, Nicks will be involved in all 12 of Levine's singers and help them get read for the show's later rounds where they face off against singers from the other coaches' teams.

In an interview with Extra, Nicks was quick to poi...
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Adam Levine Responds To Being On Lindsay Lohan's Sex List

June 25th, 2014 2:59pm EDT
Adam Levine
Maroon 5 singer and The Voice judge Adam Levine has finally responded to being on Lindsay Lohan's sex list. The list, leaked in March, allegedly listed Lohan's sexual conquests and includes names such as James Franco, Ashton Kutcher, Heath Ledger, Justin Timberlake, Zac Efron, Colin Farrell and Wilmer Valderrama. Lohan admitted to making the list, but did not divulge how true it was.

Levine was asked about being on the list on Howard Stern's show, which is rapidly becoming the place to go to talk about Lindsay Lohan's sex list. Stern told Levine, "By the way, you were on Lindsay Lohan’s se...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer

June 2nd, 2014 12:20pm EDT
'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer
It's only been about two weeks since Josh Kaufman was named champ of The Voice Season 6, but the show's coaches and alumni are already making offseason moves. We've compiled the notable happenings for you below in this first June edition of our The Voice news roundup.

Adam Levine's Feature Film Debut Is Almost Here

We're just a few weeks away from seeing coach Adam Levine make his acting debut. Begin Again, in which Adam plays musician Dave Kohl, has its limited release Friday, June 27 and then expands everywhere on July 11.

The cast also includes Keira Knightley as Dave's jilted girlfri...
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20 Celebrities With Dimples

May 10th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
20 Celebrities With Dimples
A few stars in the entertainment industry have been blessed with dimples, making them appear forever young. Some celebs' indented cheeks are more prominent than others, but we find both kinds equally appealing.

Australian model Miranda Kerr has very visible dimples on her cheeks. Whenever she smiles, her dimples appear. She is most known for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel and her (now ended) marriage to actor Orlando Bloom.

Kerr has her own skincare line, Kora Organics. She once told Cosmpolitan magazine that she uses coconut oil for her beautiful skin, shiny hair and slim body.

I...
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'The Voice': 5 Soundbites From The Top 8

May 6th, 2014 10:08am EDT
'The Voice': 5 Soundbites From The Top 8
The Voice dropped a bombshell on Monday night, and we're not referring to Adam Levine's change of hair color. Host Carson Daly revealed on-air that to get things down to the right number for next week's semifinals, the show would be axing three of its remaining singers - almost half the field - after the latest round of performances. We spoke with each of the singers after the show to get their thoughts on that and other things. Here are some of the soundbites from the Top 8.

01) Kristen Merlin's not afraid to get emotional. Team Shakira's last remaining artist teared up during her perform...
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Adam Levine Bleaches His Hair! Shows Off New Blonde ‘Do On Twitter

May 4th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Adam Levine Bleaches His Hair! Shows Off New Blonde ‘Do On Twitt
Apocalypse prep course complete. pic.twitter.com/muvPDrIa59

— Adam Levine (@adamlevine) May 3, 2014

Do blondes have more fun? Adam Levine is about to find out.

The singer and The Voice star surprised fans with a casual photo of himself and fiancé Behati Prinsloo in the bathroom mirror. "Apocalypse prep course complete," he wrote alongside the shot.

It’s pretty courageous for Levine to use his phone again, after fellow Voice coach Blake Shelton revealed his personal phone number to a national audience last week. Shelton posted the number to the show’s website, which caused Levine to sa...
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Adam Levine Launches 'Simple Yet Sophisticated' Women's Clothing Line At Kmart

April 9th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Adam Levine
Singer and "The Voice" judge Adam Levine is apparently an authority on women's fashion. The Maroon 5 star has created a line of clothing for females that will be available solely at Kmart.

Last year the star launched his menswear collection at the store, and his new women's collection will launch on Thursday.

He explained: "The best thing about designing a women's collection is that I was able to create pieces that I would like to see a woman wear.

"I was thrilled with how the men's collection turned out, and it's been a really cool process working with the Kmart design team to replicat...
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'The Voice' Coaches Talk Before Season 6 Live Playoffs

April 7th, 2014 12:12pm EDT
'The Voice' Coaches Talk Before Season 6 Live Playoffs
Live playoffs for The Voice are just two weeks away - and so BFTV snagged a few quick words with coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Usher and Shakira about potential changes in their strategies, what they've learned from being coaches, and who might stick around for this fall's Season 7.

While you're watching tonight's battle rounds, know that yes, they really are as agonizing as they look on TV. "That's the worst part of the job," Blake told us. "Anything that's in between the blinds and the live shows sucks for coaches, because the first thing we do is beg these people to pick us and be...
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Why 'The Voice' Can't Lose Adam Levine And Blake Shelton

April 5th, 2014 12:08pm EDT
Why 'The Voice' Can't Lose Adam Levine And Blake Shelton
Can you imagine The Voice without Adam Levine and Blake Shelton?

We can't either.

The Internet's been abuzz this week following the news that Pharrell Williams is signing on to NBC's Emmy-winning singing competition for Season 7. Everyone wants to know if the Maroon 5 hitmaker and the multiple CMA award winner will be joining Pharrell in those big red chairs this fall. The network, for its part, has only said that the identities of the other three coaches for the show's next cycle will be revealed "at a later date."

But there is absolutely, positively no way The Voice should go on withou...
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Lindsay Lohan's 'Personal Conquest' List Leaked

March 12th, 2014 9:02pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan's 'Personal Conquest' List Leaked
A handwritten list of Lindsay Lohan's supposed lovers has been leaked online by In Touch Weekly. The list includes 36 men, such as Adam Levine, Zac Efron, Justin Timberlake, Colin Farrell, Wilmer Valderrama and Joaquin Phoenix.

The actress reportedly wrote the list at the Beverly Hills Hotel in January, 2013.

A source told the tabloid: "They were giggling and talking s--- about people in the industry. It was her personal conquest list. She was trying to impress her friends with the list and then tossed it aside."

The list includes several names that are blacked out.

An insider revealed,...
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'The Voice' Returns For Season 6: What Have You Missed?

February 24th, 2014 12:10pm EST
'The Voice' Returns For Season 6: What Have You Missed?
Tonight begins Season 6 of NBC's The Voice, but there have been plenty of happenings with past artists - and the coaches - since Season 5 wrapped in December. Before you tune in to the new cycle, read on to find out what you may have missed over the last three months.

The major news is that coach Cee Lo Green announced last week that he will not return for Season 7, marking his second departure from his big red chair. Cee Lo's best finish on The Voice was having the runner-up (Juliet Simms, season 2) - which Usher has already matched (Michelle Chamuel, season 4). No word yet on who will re...
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People Names Adam Levine 2013's Sexiest Man Alive

November 24th, 2013 9:00am EST
Adam Levine people's sexiest man alive
Special Double Issue Features 119 Super Hot Guys We Love: Super Brits; We ? the 90s; Cool Cats; No Shirt, No Problem; Beard or No Beard and More!
PLUS: Ed Sheeran: “My Struggle to Stay Sexy” and John Stamos: “How I Stay Sexy at 50”
And: A Salute to Jon Hamm’s Package

He cries at movies, can’t wait to be a dad, and loves being naked! Who wouldn’t want to join Team Adam? In this week’s special double issue, feast your eyes on at a mansion in Miami. He opened up about all his passions from music and yoga to his penchant for being nude (the mental images!). The Los Angeles-raised star insists...
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Adam Levine's Fiancee Behati Prinsloo Laughed At His 'Sexiest Man Alive' Title

November 21st, 2013 12:35am EST
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo
Adam Levine's supermodel fiancee Behati Prinsloo thinks his recent People magazine title of Sexiest Man Alive is funny.

The Maroon 5 frontman was named the magazine's 2013 Sexiest Man Alive this week, and the singer revealed that when he told his future wife about the accolade she responded with "laughter, a lot of laughter."

"She's keeping me humble," Levine added, revealing that he told her about the title by asking her to dinner.

"Hey, how ya doing? Let's go to dinner tonight. And People magazine says I'm the Sexiest Man Alive,'" Levine said he told her.

The announcement that Levine ...
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Adam Levine Named 'Sexiest Man Alive' By People Magazine

November 20th, 2013 8:38am EST
Maroon 5
Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine is People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive." He takes over the crown from last year's winner, Channing Tatum, and beat some stiff competition from celebs including singer Justin Timberlake and actor Chris Pine.

Other sexy stars on the list include soccer ace David Beckham; actors Idris Elba and Justin Theroux; singers Luke Bryan, Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams; talk show host Jimmy Fallon; and Mia Farrow's political journalist son, Ronan Farrow.

Levine, 34, was officially bestowed with the title during Tuesday's live episode of NBC's singing competition "The Voi...
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Adam Levine To Be Named People Magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

November 15th, 2013 10:15pm EST
Adam Levine
People magazine's newest "Sexiest Man Alive" will officially be revealed next week; however, several internet reports suggest Maroon 5 singer and "The Voice" judge Adam Levine is the lucky guy in question.

The pick breaks tradition because Levine is a musician. Most of the past honorees were movie stars, including Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper and Ryan Reynolds.

During an interview with the "Today" show on Friday, Levine shrugged off the rumor, telling Savanaah Guthrie: ""It would be an interesting idea…I know nothing."

The singer has been included in the "Sexiest Man Alive" edition in ...
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Heidi Klum Is Unrecognizable In Old Woman Costume - See More Celebs In Their Halloween Garb!

November 1st, 2013 12:00pm EDT
Heidi Klum elderly costume
Every year, fans wait eagerly to see what Heidi Klum cooks up for Halloween. The model loves the holiday so much, she goes all out in extravagant, oftentimes over-the-top costumes.

This year, the "Project Runway" host transformed herself into an old woman. From the cane to pearl necklace, she executed the look flawlessy. What makes the look even more authentic are the details. Look at the varicose veins on her legs!

Check out more stars on Halloween and see if you can guess who they are (answers underneath their photos)...

"Heat" co-stars and pals Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock ...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Emmys, Cassadee Pope, Tony Lucca

September 26th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Cassadee Pope
There's a lot more happening than just the Season 5 premiere! News and notes from around The Voice universe:

The show won its first Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Competition Program on Sunday night in Los Angeles. It had been previously nominated in the same category last year, but lost to CBS's The Amazing Race.

In addition to its category victory, The Voice took home a trophy for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series, and earned nominations for Outstanding Art Direction For Variety or Non-Fiction Programming and Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Came...
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Toronto Film Festival: Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, & More (Photos)

September 9th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
The Toronoto International Film Festival (TIFF) has turned into a hot spot for celebrities over the last few years, and 2013 has been no exception.

We spotted several stars promoting their new films, including Reese Witherspoon who attended the "Devil's Knot" premiere over the weekend.

The actress, 36, looked sexy in a black and beige patterened dress that showed off a little cleavage. She's definitely back in shape after giving birth to her third child one year ago.

Witherspoon's new film is based on an Arkansas case in which three children were savagely murdered in 1993 and the three t...
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Adam Levine & Victoria's Secret Model Behati Prinsloo Get Engaged

July 17th, 2013 11:30am EDT
Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo
Singer Adam Levine and his model ex-girlfriend Behati Prinsloo have reconciled and gotten engaged. The Maroon 5 frontman popped the question over the weekend.

Levine's representative told People magazine, "Adam Levine and his girlfriend Behati Prinsloo are excited to announce they are engaged to be married. The couple recently reunited, and Adam proposed this weekend in Los Angeles."

The couple started dating over a year ago but broke up in May. Prinsloo, 24, a Victoria's Secret Angel, is from Namibia.

After he split with Prinsloo, "The Voice" star, 34, was linked to Sports Illustrated m...
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The Morning Roundup: Robert Downey Jr. Highest Paid Actor, Adam Levine Engaged, YouTube Star Talia Castellano Dies

July 17th, 2013 10:42am EDT
Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr. is Hollywood's highest paid actor. His two latest superhero films, "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" each pulled in over $1 billion each at the box office. (story)

Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine and Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo are engaged. The two stars briefly split in May and are now back together and ready to settle down. The singer has dated a number of sexy models, including Nina Agdal and Anne Vyalitsyna. (story)

Ellen DeGeneres is mourning the death of 13-year-old YouTube sensation Talia Castellano, an aspiring make-up artist, who lost her battle with cance...
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The Morning Roundup: James Lipton Was A Parisian Pimp, Daft Punk's No. 1 Debut, Adam Levine Hates America

May 30th, 2013 10:00am EDT
James Lipton
Two of "The Voice" star Adam Levine's contestants on the show were voted off, and the Maroon 5 singer showed that his own voice is just fine by making a comment under his breath after we the people voted them out. "I Hate This Country," Levine uttered, not realizing his mic was still on. Naturally, the world freaked out and called for his head because no one's ever said those four words about anything before. Like when it was announced that Teen Mom-turned-porn-star Farrah Abraham would be getting her own reality show. (story)

Pimpin' ain't easy. Just ask "Inside the Actors Studio" host Ja...
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Adam Levine's 'I Hate This Country' Comment Causes Massive Freak-Out From 'The Voice' Viewers

May 29th, 2013 10:00pm EDT
Adam Levine
Adam Levine has been called out by fans for saying, "I hate this country," during a live episode of The Voice on Tuesday night.

The Maroon 5 singer didn't realize his microphone was still on when he uttered the words under his breath after two of his remaining three contestants, Judith Hill and Sarah Simmons, were voted off the show (Levine's final contestant, country singer Amber Carrington, was spared elimination).

Many called for NBC to fire him from the show -- and some even for deportation -- for his 'unpatriotic' comment, which Levine, in all likelihood, probably didn't say as an ac...
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Adam Levine Does Not Hate America

May 29th, 2013 4:17pm EDT
The Voice
Adam Levine does not hate America.

The Maroon 5 front man made a comment during last night's The Voice eliminations - "I hate this country" - that was picked up by the national broadcast. Ever since, the Internet has been flooded by various articles speculating on what he meant, his level of patriotism, and his job fitness. It's definitely a lesson in always remembering when you're wearing a live microphone.

But were those four words really worth all the controversy they're generating today? Let's take a look at the points of view and what we can learn from this situation. (Full disclosur...
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Adam Levine Is Dating Another Supermodel: Stunner Nina Agdal

May 28th, 2013 4:00pm EDT
Nina Agdal & Adam Levine
Singer Adam Levine is collecting supermodels like pez dispensers. The Maroon 5 frontman is reportedly dating Sports Illustrated model Nina Agdal.

According to UsWeekly, the 33-year-old rocker and the Danish model, 21, have been dating for several months. She has even been spotted on the set of "The Voice," in which Levine is a mentor.

The couple plan to go public with their romance. An insider explained:  "Nina is happy she can be open and not hide anymore."

Levine was linked to Victoria's Secret beauty Behati Prinsloo last year. A source told the magazine: "Behati was in and out, but th...
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Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine & Blake Shelton On Board For 'The Voice' Season 5

May 18th, 2013 8:32am EDT
The Voice
NBC has confirmed that "The Voice" is bringing back all four original judges - Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton - for its fifth season in the fall.

Shelton, Levine, Green and Aguilera were the coaches for the first three seasons. Season six will pair Levine and Shelton with Shakira and Usher, who are judges on the current fourth season.

Carson Daly will remain as the host.

Paul Telegdy, president of alternative andl ate night programming at NBC, explained: "We locked in a plan several months ago to have the outstanding Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green rejo...
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Adam Levine Honored With BMI President's Award

May 15th, 2013 12:18pm EDT
Adam Levine
Tuesday was a big night for Adam Levine, as the Maroon 5 front man not only appeared on The Voice but then was honored with the BMI President's Award at the 2013 BMI Pop Awards.

The President's Award "is presented on unique occasions when an individual songwriter has distinctly and profoundly influenced the entertainment industry," according to BMI. Past recipients include Willie Nelson, Gloria Estefan, and Juanes.

"I usually have some smart-ass remark for everything, but tonight I’m speechless. I was looking forward to this night…No one appreciates it [this recognition] more than I do," ...
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