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Ever Wonder What It's Like Being in the Studio with 5 Seconds of Summer?

What's It Like Being in the Studio with 5 Seconds of Summer?

Originally posted 09/30/2014 05:50PM

They've sold more than a half-million albums, have mastered the art of leaving a stadium full of girls in mascara-streaked tears and hit the road with One Direction before headlining their own tour. But before 5 Seconds of Summer reached household-name status, they were just a garage band from Down Under trying to make it big.

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Harry Styles Wears Michael Sam Jersey for St. Louis Concert

Originally posted 08/31/2014 02:35PM

Check out @onedirection's @Harry_Styles rocking a @MichaelSamNFL #Rams jersey at the Edward Jones Dome last night. pic.twitter.com/jgqK75MzNC— St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) August 28, 2014

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Bring on the Screams: 5 Unforgettable Boy Band Moments

MTV Video Music Awards 2014

UpdatePosted 08/21/2014 05:15PM

Bring on the Screams: 5 Unforgettable VMA Boy Band Moments

Originally posted 08/21/2014 11:00AM

Get ready for another potential OMG boy band moment: 5 Seconds of Summer is about to make its debut on the MTV Video Music Awards.

The Australian pop-punk-loving quartet of tousle-haired hunks (whose members don't consider themselves a boy band) will make its debut Sunday on MTV's over-the-top annual celebration. Boy bands have a long history of VMAs hysteria and much-hyped appearances (think 'N Sync and its 2013 reunion rumors). 5SOS rides the release of a hit album and an opening gig on One Direction's stadium tour into its appearance at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

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5 Seconds of Summer Was So Scared of One Direction – Here's Why

Why 5 Seconds of Summer Was So Scared of One Direction

Originally posted 07/29/2014 07:00PM

Sure, 5 Seconds of Summer might be touring with One Direction, but hear them out: They are no boy band.

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Taylor Swift, Coldplay and More to Headline iHeartRadio Music Festival

Ryan Seacrest Announces iHeartRadio Music Festival Lineup

Originally posted 07/23/2014 07:15PM

The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival lineup was announced Wednesday – and it's packed with the industry's finest.

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WATCH: 5 Seconds of Summer Celebrate Album Release – and Try on Thongs!

The Next Big 'Boy Band': 5 Seconds of Summer Celebrate Album Release – and Try on Thongs! – in N.Y.C. (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/22/2014 05:45PM

Pop-punk group 5 Seconds of Summer released their self-titled debut album in the United States on Tuesday, but this so-called "boy band" from Australia is already a worldwide phenomenon.

While the group – made up of Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, Calum Hood and Ashton Irwin – doesn't have the typical "boy band" sound or choreographed dance moves, they do have the following.

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4 Places You Can Vacation Like a Celebrity This Summer (PHOTOS)

4 Places You Can Vacation Like a Celebrity This Summer (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 07/06/2014 02:20PM

Americans generally like to celebrate Independence Day by doing the most American things they can think of, namely: waving flags, eating hot dogs and enjoying large, colorful explosions.

But, if you really think about it, all of these activities pale in comparison to the most American activity of all: Trying to live like celebrities, no matter the cost.

Fortunately, a number of properties previously inhabited by the stars are available to rent this summer. Below, find four places you can experience the lifestyle of the rich and famous – if only for a night or two.

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UpdatePosted 06/25/2014 07:30PM

Watch One Direction's Harry Styles and Liam Payne Sing with Sesame Street's Bert!

Originally posted 06/25/2014 11:00AM

One Direction may have a new member – Bert from Sesame Street.

Ernie's roommate is normally known for being a neurotic curmudgeon. But when he had a moment of downtime with One Direction's Liam Payne and Harry Styles, he couldn't resist getting them to sing along in an impromptu rendition of the ABCs.

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Avicii Tops Spotify's 'Top 25 Under 25' List: Listen to All the Artists Here

Avicii Tops Spotify's 'Top 25 Under 25' List: Listen to the Rest Here

Originally posted 06/04/2014 12:00PM

Spotify on Wednesday revealed its first-ever ranking of the most influential artists under the age of 25.

The streaming service factored chart hits, volume and growth of streams and shares to compile its ranking, and the results may surprise you. Below is the complete list, with commentary from Spotify Trends Expert Shanon Cook and a playlist of all the artists. Enjoy!

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