NBC announces coaches for season nine of The Voice. Aguilera is replaced by Stefani, who sat in for Aguilera during maternity leave.
On the way to recording an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Levine is attacked by a man who covers him in fine sugar. The attacker is arrested and charged with battery.
Levine is caught off guard when a fan runs onto stage and tries to hug him during the Maroon 5 concert at the Honda Center in Anaheim. Levine pushes woman away, but then puts his arm around her until security arrives. He tells the crowd it was terrifying to be singing with your eyes closed, and then suddenly have someone in his face.
She, like, cut my ear with her fingernail. It’s all good. I love you sweetheart, I’m glad you’re a fan of the band. It’s only mildly creepy that that just happened.
Levine and band Maroon 5 perform Lost Stars during the Oscars promoting the album Begin Again the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
Stefani and Levine perform My Heart Is Open during the Grammy Awards show.
Shelton, Levine, Stefani and Williams perform Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas during the season finale of The Voice.
Fallon challenges Levine to a friendly game of random musical impressions.
Levine announces Maroon 5 2015 World tour dates during On Air With Ryan Seacrest. The tour starts on Feb 16 in Dallas, TX and ends on June 17 in Lisbon, Portugal.
We started rehearsing, we started putting it together. It’s kind of in its early stages. One thing I know for sure, and I think the band is all super pumped about it, is we’re going to go hard. We put on a big rock and roll concert and it’s very different from our albums. It’s very unleashed and crazy.
Shelton, Levine and Daly accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and challenge Nick Lachey, Kevin Richardson, Joey Fatone, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, Jason Segel, Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr.
Levine stars in the film Begin Again. Levine plays Dave Kohl who is Gretta’s—played by co-star Keira Knightley—songwriting boyfriend who’s fame begins to pull the couple apart. Mark Ruffalo also stars..
I had been through that (relationship struggle) before, maybe not the same version. That’s what connected me to this guy. I immediately understood exactly what needed to be done with this character just based on my life’s experience.
Seacrest interviews Levine during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions him about his single Maps.
Every time we release a single, it always feel like the first time. I always get those butterflies. I’m so excited. I feel like I’m releasing a baby into the world a song baby.
Shelton tweeted his rival, coach Adam Levine’s actual cell phone number to his more than 6 million followers during the top 1o live performance show of the Voice. Shelton acted on the his threats to Levine that he had posted on Twitter shortly before the show aired.
HEY EVERYONE!!! Here it is: @adamlevine’s CELL NUMBER! Think I’m kidding? Try calling it!! B––––!!!
Everyone had their eyes on Levine as his phone begins ringing during the show just after the Tweet was posted . Levine answers the phone and asked the person on the call to hold for a moment. He then looked at Shelton.
Are you kidding me?
Usher, Shakira, Shelton And Levine make an appearance on the show and talk to Carson Daley about their relationships both on and off of the screen.
Levine appears on the cover of People to discuss his desire to be a dad. On being the sexiest man alive:
I was pretty taken aback. As a musician you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn’t really think that this was on the table. It’s totally surreal, funny and amazing.
Seacrest interviews Levine during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about how it feels to be voted People Magazines Sexiest Man Alive.
I had always thought that particular honor would go to an actor or somebody outside of the field of music. I know, that’s very exciting too. I’m very happy they chose a musician.
People magazine names Levine their Sexiest Man Alive 2013. Levine says that he was not expecting the award, but says that the honor is cool.
As a musician, you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn’t really think that this was on the table. I was just amazed and stunned and it almost seemed like they were kidding, but they weren’t, so that’s cool.
Seacrest interviews Levine during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and asks him if he is ready to start a family.
I think I’ve got a few years before a family happens, if I’m honest. I wouldn’t be a very good father right now, so I’m going to wait.
Levine stars as a recurring character in the television show American Horror Story: Asylum. Levine plays Leo, who is married to Teresa, played by Jenna Dewan-Tatum. The couple is on their honeymoon traveling to different haunted locations and could potentially get stuck in the asylum.
Strangely enough, I’m not uncomfortable doing things like that (racy scenes with Jenna). Jenna’s a professional and she’s amazing, and we have a lot of fun. We were laughing and joking the whole time.
Seacrest interviews Levine during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about the release of his bands album Overexposed.
Overexposed is definitely one of our most diverse and poppiest albums yet. We had a great time recording it. I can’t wait for our fans to hear the record, as well as hitting the road to play it live for everyone later this year.
Levine starts his own record label titled 222 Records. Levine created the record label to sign his first artists Rozzie Crane who is a USC music student and Glee star Matthew Morrison.
Starting my own label has been a long time goal of mine and I am thrilled to be at the point in my career where it is finally happening. I am excited for everyone to hear Matthew’s forthcoming album. Great things are in store for him with this release.
Levine gives interview to Elle about feeling pressure dating a Victoria’s Secret model.
Initially you think, A Victoria’s Secret model! Holy shit! Then that goes away and you’re left with the person. All the bullshit, all the professional stuff whatever the allure of this whole world, it starts to go away pretty quickly.
Levine and V appear on the cover of the November 2011 issue of Vogue Russia.
Seacrest interviews Levine during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about joining the tv show The Voice as a judge.
I was very skeptical, kind of about doing it because I wasn’t sure what the perception would be. I wasn’t sure if there would be any chemistry at all between us on the show, the people on the show. I wasn’t totally sure about anything, but I am a fan of taking risks.
Levine joins the mentor panel of the singing competition show The Voice. Levine competes against his fellow panelists Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green for contestant members to be on “Team Adam.” Levine will coach his team during the show to hopefully have one of his team members win The Voice. NBC says:
Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine represent the essence of The Voice. These amazing artists are the perfect inspiration for our contestants to look up to as they begin their journeys from ‘voices’ to true artists—and any hopeful singer would be incredibly lucky to have either one as their coach.
Misery’ is about the desperation of wanting someone really badly in your life but having it be very difficult. Kind of what all the songs I write are about. I’m not treading on new ground, but I think a lot of people – including myself – deal with that all the time. Relationships are difficult, and it’s good therapy to write about them.
Maroon 5 releases the single, Makes Me Wonder, from their album, It Won’t Be Soon Before Long. Levine says that he wrote this song about his feelings about the state of politics and the US role in the war in Iraq:
There is so much going on in America at the moment. I hope we (the US) can dig ourselves out of this hole. There’s a bunch of confusion going on in the world.
Adam Noah Levine is born in Los Angeles, California to parents Fred, the founder of the retail chain M. Fredric, and Patsy Levine, an admissions counselor. Levine has two brothers Michael and Sam. Levine’s parents divorce when he is 7-years-old and he attended therapy although he did not enjoy it.
They couldn’t accept the fact that I might have been OK with it. I cried my eyes out and kicked and screamed and said, ‘Why?’ and all the things you do when you find out. A few days later I was fine but I still had to go to therapy. It was such a waste of time.