TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's highly successful Honda Civic Tour with headliner Maroon 5 and special guest Kelly Clarkson wrapped up Oct.6 in the band's hometown of Los Angeles at the famed Hollywood Bowl. Both artists set records this year with the most sellouts the Honda Civic Tour has ever seen in its 12 year history. With the attendees from this tour, over 3.5 million fans have attended a Honda Civic Tour show since the start of the popular summer event in 2001. Earlier this year, Maroon 5 played 31 arena dates to over 435,000 ticket holders. Since February, the band has performed to over 1 million fans on the Overexposed touring cycle making 2013 one of the biggest years for the group to date. The tour concludes on the heels of frontman Adam Levine being featured on the fifth season of the NBC hit series The Voice, which recently premiered this fall to record ratings and took home the 2013 EMMY Award for Best Reality Competition Series.
Although the very successful Honda Civic Tour has come to an end, fans still have a chance to win a customized and autographed Maroon 5 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Honda CBR250R motorcycle through the 'Custom Wheels Sweepstakes'. Both the car and motorcycle were designed and autographed by the LA quintet with their signature color scheme, each making a clean yet bold statement. Enter for your chance to win the Maroon 5 custom Civic by visiting Honda.us/M5Civic and the Maroon 5 custom CBR250R motorcycle by visiting Honda.us/M5Bike through Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at 11:59pm ET.
About Maroon 5
Capturing their first of three Grammy Awards as "Best New Artist" of 2005 and going on to sell more than 17 million albums worldwide, Maroon 5's releases have gone gold and platinum in over 35 countries. The band won over fans and critics alike with the hybrid rock/R&B sound they introduced on their debut album, Songs About Jane and their double platinum album, It Won't be Soon Before Long, which included hits like "Makes Me Wonder" and "If I Never See your Face Again." In 2010, the band released their third studio album, Hands All Over, which was certified platinum. The collection featured two hit singles including the Hot AC smash "Misery" and the anthemic "Moves Like Jagger," which climbed to the #1 spot on the Top 40, Hot AC and Billboard Hot 100 charts. The track has also become one of the best-selling singles of all time. Following the release of the album, both "Misery" and "Moves Like Jagger" received GRAMMY nominations.
Maroon 5's latest album Overexposed has quickly reinforced the group's status as a powerhouse in popular music with all of the collection's singles quickly rising to the top of the charts. The third single off of the album, "Daylight," claimed the # 1 spot on both Top 40 and Hot AC radio charts. In the process, the band set a record for the most #1's (six in total) by a group in the Top 40 chart's 20-year history. Maroon 5's latest hit, "Love Somebody," reached the Top 5 on the Top 40 and #1 on the Hot AC radio charts.
In addition to his work with Maroon 5, Adam Levine has returned for the fifth season as a coach on the EMMY Award winning NBC hit series The Voice. Adam made his small screen acting debut on the second season of the hit FX drama American Horror Story, and will soon be seen in a lead role in the major motion picture film, Can A Song Save Your Life from director John Carney, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month.
About Honda Civic Tour
With 3.5 million fans having attended Honda Civic Tour concert events since 2001, Civic Tour has established itself as one of the nation's most compelling, successful music concert tour franchises. Civic Tour has provided concert-goers with an exclusive, interactive concert experience featuring up-close and personal access to their favorite bands, including Linkin Park, blink-182, My Chemical Romance, Paramore, The Black Eyed Peas, Fall Out Boy, Everclear, Incubus, Good Charlotte, New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional and Panic! at the Disco.
About Kelly Clarkson
Since bursting onto the music scene 10 years ago, Kelly Clarkson has released 5 studio albums (Thankful, Breakaway, My December, All I Ever Wanted, Stronger), 1 Greatest Hits album, sold over 20 million albums worldwide, 10 million albums in the US and has had 10 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. She is the recipient of 3 Grammy Awards, 4 American Music Awards, 3 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, 1 Country Music Association Award and 12 Billboard Music Awards. Clarkson's last studio effort Stronger debuted at #2 on both the Billboard Top 200 and Digital Albums Chart. The album produced the smash singles, "Mr. Know It All" and "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" which marks Kelly's 9th and 10th Top 10 hit. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" was #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Chart for two consecutive weeks (3 weeks total) marking her 3rd #1 on the Hot 100 chart. Clarkson's Stronger was certified Platinum by the R.I.A.A. and won the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album. Clarkson released Greatest Hits – Chapter 1 last year which featured 3 brand new tracks as well as a compilation of some of her greatest hits to date. Kelly spent the summer touring with Maroon 5 and recording her very first Christmas album Wrapped In Red, which is set for release on October 29th.
About Honda Civic
One of the best-selling compact cars in the United States, the Civic features a lineup of six distinct models: the conventional gasoline-powered Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe, two high-performance Civic Si models, gasoline-electric Civic Hybrid, the Civic Natural Gas and Civic HF high fuel economy model. The Civic lineup embodies the Honda brand values of 'clean, safe and fun' with the Civic HF achieving an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating1 of 41 mpg on the highway. The Civic Hybrid's EPA-estimated fuel economy rating is 44/44/44 city/highway/combined. The Civic Sedan has earned top safety ratings from NHTSA and the first small car to earn a 'TOP SAFETY PICK+' designation from IIHS. Now in its ninth generation, the Civic remains one of the most fun-to-drive compact cars on the road today. The Civic Sedan starts at a suggested retail price2 (MSRP) of $18,165 and is available at Honda dealerships nationwide. For high-resolution photos, broadcast quality video and media information of the entire 2013 Civic lineup, please visit www.hondanews.com.
1 Based on 2013 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
2MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $790.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
About Honda CBR250R
The 2013 CBR250R brings a fresh take on the fun side of motorcycling. Beginners and experienced hands alike will key in on the extreme versatility of this sporty, fun-to-ride and affordable offering from Honda. This dependable and lightweight machine delivers nimble handling, a broad spread of easily accessible power, a 200-plus-mile cruising range and low operating costs all in one. Whether the day calls for a commute to work, quick trips around town or all-day explorations in the countryside, the CBR250R offers as much fun per mile as anything around, all at a price that just about anyone can afford.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.
SOURCE American Honda Motor Co., Inc.