‘Middle Ground’: Maroon 5 debuts new music video


Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum band Maroon 5 debuts the video for their newest single, “Middle Ground,” via 222/Interscope Records/Universal Music Canada. “Middle Ground” made its broadcast premiere on May 23 on MTV Live, MTVU, MTV Biggest Pop, NickMusic and on the Paramount Times Square billboards. The video was directed by RSA & Black Dog Films’ David Dobkin, who notably helmed the group’s well-known videos for “Sugar” and “Girls Like You”. The band will also perform the song live on the season finale of The Voice this evening.

Middle Ground by Maroon 5
Photo credit: Mathieu Bitton

“Middle Ground” marks the first release from Maroon 5 since 2021. The track debuted on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist worldwide and amassed 1.5 million global streams in the first two days of release. The song’s release follows the band’s recent successful first run of Las Vegas Residency shows, M5LV, to rave reviews from fans and critics alike. Billboard crowned the band “a perfect fit for a Las Vegas residency”. Las Vegas Weekly said of their first extended stay 16-date engagement in Las Vegas, “If their first weekend proved anything, it’s that some things are worth the wait.” The band will be back to Dolby Live! at Park MGM in July 2023.

Maroon 5 stands out as not only one of pop music’s most enduring artists, but also one of the 21st century’s biggest acts. The band won over fans and critics alike with the hybrid rock/R&B sound they introduced on their debut album, Songs About Jane. To date, the universally renowned Los Angeles group has achieved 96+ million in album sales, 658+ million singles worldwide and earned gold and platinum certifications in more than 35 countries. Maroon 5 currently has over 22 billion combined streams on Spotify and has the most billion plus streamed songs by a group, with nine.

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