5 Seconds of Summer Reach #1 For The Third Time With 'Youngblood'

5 Seconds of Summer Reach #1 For The Third Time With ‘Youngblood’

Header Photo: Andy DeLuca

5 Seconds of Summer have done it again! Not only have they become the first Australian act to earn three #1 albums on the Billboard 200, (with 5 Seconds of SummerSounds Good Feels Good, and now Youngblood) but they are also the first band to have their first three records go to #1 in the United States! HOW CRAZY IS THAT!?

With Youngblood, 5 Seconds of Summer finished ahead of The Carters (JAY-Z and Beyoncé), Christina Aguilera, and two records from the XXXTentacion.

Michael Clifford shared via Twitter saying, “I am honored that we can say Youngblood is our 3rd consecutive #1 album in the US. I don’t have the words to thank the people that support us except that we fu**king love you. thank you to our team for helping us see through our vision and achieve what we set out to do.”

He continued saying, “one of the greatest days in 5 Seconds of Summer history. I love this band and I love you all so much. thank you x9999999 for everything you’ve done for us so far and continue to do for this band. 5SOS for life”

Luke Hemmings shared via Twitter saying, “You guys continue you blow my mind, I’m overwhelmed with emotion. This one feels different and you made it #1 for us. Thank you <3 love you forever YOUNGBLOOD”

Calum Hood shared via Twitter saying, “This is for YOU and because of YOU. Thankyou for being our source of ambition, reinvention and motivation.”

And of course, you can read the band’s statement in the tweet below!

Congratulations 5 Seconds of Summer! WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU GUYS! Every song off of Youngblood is honestly a jam. So go listen to it if you haven’t already! You won’t regret it. Warning though, we cried both happy and sad tears. The lyrics on this album definitely know how to pull on your heartstrings.

We also can’t wait to see them on tour. You can check out their tour dates below, and purchase your tickets HERE.

Are you proud of 5SOS too? Let us know on our Twitter and/or Facebook!

5 Seconds of Summer Tour Dates:

08/27 – Toronto, ON @ RBC Echo Beach
08/29 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
08/30 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
09/01 – Allentown, PA @ Great Allentown Fair
09/02 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans Amphitheatre
09/05 – Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap
09/07 – Allegan, MI @ Allegan County Fair
09/08 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
09/09 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory
09/11 – Rochester Hills, MI @ Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
09/13 – York, PA @ York Fair
09/14 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
09/16 – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte MCU Amphitheatre
09/18 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
09/19 – Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy
09/24 – Nashville, TN @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium
09/26 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP
09/27 – Irving, TX @ Toyota Music Factory Pavilion
09/28 – Sugar Land, TX @ Smart Financial Centre
09/30 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
10/02 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast CU Open Air Theatre
10/03 – San Jose, CA @ San Jose State Event Center
10/05 – Seattle, WA @ The Paramount Theatre
10/11 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
10/12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre
10/23 – Glasgow @ O2 Academy
10/26 – Manchester @ O2 Apollo
10/29 – London @ O2 Academy Brixton
11/01 – Birmingham @ O2 Academy
11/02 – Sheffield @ O2 Academy

Written by Melanie Gomez

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