5 Seconds of Summer, sometimes referred to simply as 5sos, is a pop-rock band from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The group consists of Michael Clifford on lead guitar, Luke Hemmings on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Ashton Irwin on drums, and Calum Hood on bass guitar.
They first gained fame on YouTube, where they posted videos that earned them a loyal following.
5sos is arguably the most successful Australian pop-rock band of all time. They’ve released four full-length studio albums since 2014, received a host of awards, and passed 7 billion streams on Spotify. Their signature blend of pop, rock, pop -unk, rock, power pop, and new wave has earned them numerous number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100.
They went on to become the only band that isn’t a vocal group to top the charts in the US with their first three albums in a row, making United States and Australian chart history.
Here’s everything you need to know about Five Seconds of Summer.