5 Seconds of Summer, often abbreviated as 5SOS, is a pop rock band that was formed in Sydney, Australia, in 2011. It is the first Australian act to top the Billboard 200 with three albums. 5 Seconds of Summer concerts are fun and energizing. The band lists some of their influences as Green Day, Blink-182 and Yellowcard.
YouTube Covers Gave 5SOS Momentum
5 Seconds of Summer gained popularity quickly in 2011 when it began uploading song covers. It covered a Chris Brown song entitled "Next to You," which received more than 600,000 views. The band's first album, Unplugged, was released in 2012 with four tracks: "Gotta Get Out," "I Miss You," "Too Late" and "Jasey Rae." 5 Seconds of Summer released another EP, Somewhere New, before topping the Canadian Albums Chart with She Looks So Perfect. Louis Tomlinson, a member of One Direction, shared its song "Gotta Get Out," saying he was a fan. 5SOS later participated in One Direction's Take Me Home Tour in 2013 where the band gained international recognition. "She Looks So Perfect," a song 5SOS released in 2014, reached No. 1 on the ARIA Charts, UK Singles Chart, Irish Singles Chart and the Official New Zealand Music Chart. The song made it to No. 24 on the Billboard 100 as well. 5 Seconds of Summer hit No. 1 on over seven music charts, and Sounds Good Feels Good ranked No. 1 on six charts. These are two of the band's most successful albums. 5 Seconds of Summer has won a Kerrang! award, ARIA awards, New Artist of the Year at American Music Awards, Artist on the Rise and Best New Artist at MTV Europe Music Awards, Best Lyric Video for "Don't Stop" at MTV Video Music Awards and numerous Teen Choice awards.
Where can I buy 5 Seconds of Summer tickets?
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Where is 5 Seconds of Summer performing?
From September to December, 5SOS is busy with concerts as the opening act for The Chainsmokers all across North America in locations like San Diego, California, Wichita, Kansas, and Louisville, Kentucky. StubHub already has tickets available for these shows and more. 5SOS frequently goes on its own tours. Its past tours include its Meet You There Tour, 5SOS III Tour, Sounds Live Feels Live World Tour and There's No Place Like Home Tour. Regions the band has visited during their tours are Asia, Europe and New Zealand in addition to Australia and North America.
What can I expect from a 5 Seconds of Summer concert?
The band's concerts are known for being exciting and engaging. You'll find yourself headbanging to the music. The three guitarists move around stage sometimes to interact with fans.
How long is a 5 Seconds of Summer concert?
5SOS concerts last anywhere from 90 minutes to three hours.
Who are the members of 5 Seconds of Summer?
The band consists of four members Ashton Irwin on drums, Calum Hood on bass, Michael Clifford as lead guitarist and Luke Hemmings as lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist. Luke, Calum and Michael attended the same college and began posting song covers together on Luke's YouTube channel in 2011. Ashton joined the band as their drummer for their first live gig in December 2011.
What is 5 Seconds of Summer's tour setlist like?
5SOS usually performs 19 or 20 songs during tours. Popular songs for the encore are "She Looks So Perfect," "She's Kinda Hot" and "Youngblood." Other songs that have been included in their tour setlists include "Babylon," "Better Man," "Ghost of You," "Want You Back," Talk Fast," "The Only Reason," "Jet Black Heart" and "Amnesia."