5 Seconds of Summer
The 5 seconds of Summer band popularly referred to as 5SOS is an Australian pop punk and Rock band, formed in 2011 in Sydney, Australia. The band consists of four members namely: Luke Hemmings who is a guitarist and lead vocalist, Calum Hood (bass guitarist and vocalist), Ashton Irwin (vocalist and lead drummer) and Michael Clifford (vocalist and guitarist). The 5SOS group made their debut remixing popular video hit songs from other artists and posting them on YouTube. This made them popular among few individuals in the YouTube fraternity as from 2011. The group added a small number of followers in 2012 when they posted a series of cover versions of the then popular songs on YouTube. The band, however, rose to fame internationally when One Direction gave them an invitation to join them on their Take Me Home Tour on the UK and U.S. The group has been for a long time labeled as a boy band by various media outlets all over the world. However, the 5 Seconds of Summer band was taken seriously in February 2014 when they released their first debut single, ”She Looks So Perfect”. The song became a hit, topping charts in New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom and Ireland. They later released a self-titled debut album in June of 2014. The studio album topped in the number spot in more than 11 countries. This motivated them to work harder in the music industry hence releasing their first live album LiveSOS in December of 2014. Since their inception, The 5 Seconds of Summer has been nominated for various awards going back to January of 2014. Some of the awards they have been nominated for are MTV Italian Music Awards on the categories of Sammontana Best Fan, Best New Artist category, Artist Saga and Best Artist From The World; Teen Choice Awards in categories of Choice Break up song, Choice Music Group and Choice Single Group. The group was also nominated on the MTV Video Awards in the category of Artist To Watch. The band has nevertheless won various awards all over the world ranging from Best Lyric Video in the MTV Video Awards for their single “don’t stop”, MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Australian Act, best push and best new group. Other international platforms where they have won awards include The People’s Choice Awards, Aria Music Awards, American Music Awards, Kerrang Awards,Teen Choice Awards among others. Check out the tour dates below to start searching for cheap 5 Seconds of Summer tickets. Ticket Triumph carries a huge inventory of discount concert tickets. Buy 5 Seconds of Summer tickets today to see the band live in concert!