Maroon 5′s Payphone Breaks Digital Sales Record
Grammy winning Maroon 5 are currently storming Billboard with their new single, “Payphone,” which debuted at #1 on the Digital Songs chart. With nearly 500,000 downloads, “Payphone” broke the Black Eyed Peas’ previous record for digital sales by a group. The infectious single, featuring rapper Wiz Khalifa, also landed at #3 on the overall Hot 100, behind only Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” and fun.’s “We Are Young.”
The band, fronted by The Voice coach Adam Levine, unveiled the song live on the show early last week along with Wiz. “Payphone” (available now on iTunes) is the first single from Maroon 5′s highly anticipated fourth album, Overexposed, due out June 26th on A&M/Octone. The album is available for pre-order now on iTunes and will be released in multiple formats. Maroon 5 is also releasing a special Songs About Jane 10th Anniversary re-issue on June 5th, which will feature demos, unreleased material, videos and more.
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