5 Seconds of Summer, often shortened to 5SOS, are an Australian pop rock band from Sydney, New South Wales, formed in 2011. The group consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Luke Hemmings, lead guitarist Michael Clifford, bassist Calum Hood, and drummer Ashton Irwin. Originally beginning their career as YouTube celebrities, they rose to international fame while touring with English-Irish boy band One Direction on their Take Me Home Tour. They have since released four studio albums and headlined five world arena tours.
In early 2014, the band released "She Looks So Perfect" as their debut single, which topped the charts in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Their self-titled debut album was released in June 2014, peaking at number one in 11 countries, and was followed by a live album titled LIVESOS. The band embarked on their first headlining arena world tour, the Rock Out with Your Socks Out World Tour to support the album.
The band released their second album Sounds Good Feels Good in October 2015, topping the charts in 8 countries and later embarked on the sold out stadium and arena Sounds Live Feels Live World Tour to support the album.
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