Maroon 5’s lead singer, 32, pipes in on music’s big night, The Voice’s second season-and his own moves
CATCH THE 54TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 8 P.M. EST ON CBS
ON NO. 1 HIT “MOVES LIKE JAGGER,” NOMINATED FOR BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
It’s exciting to be part of a song that has such an impact. [Mick Jagger himself] supported it enough to allow access to some great archival footage that we ended up using in the video.
ON HIS OWN DANCING
I don’t dance; I just move. There’s a difference. I do this weird, spastic, slightly rhythmic, all-over-the-place kind of thing. I’m more of a rambunctious child onstage than a dancer.
ON GRAMMY-NIGHT RITUALS
We used to go to this Mexican restaurant to celebrate after the Grammys. But the place supported the movement to make gay marriage illegal [in California], so we bailed on that.
ON THE VOICE’S SECOND SEASON, STARTING FEB. 5
Everyone is thinking bigger and better. We were all kind of deer in headlights last year. Now we know each other better and have fallen into a rhythm.
ON HIS ALL-TIME FAVORITE VOICES
Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, Paul McCartney, Sting, Ella Fitzgerald. I think Amy Winehouse was just shockingly good, and Lauryn Hill has one of the best voices ever.
ON HIS FAVE SONG BY A FELLOW VOICE MENTOR
I love that “Honey Bee.” It’s so infectious. I hate Blake Shelton because I can’t get it out of my head!