5 Seconds Of Summer Biggest Band In Canada w/ #1 Debut On SoundScan This Week
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
5 SECONDS OF SUMMER BIGGEST BAND IN CANADA!
5 SECONDS OF SUMMER DEBUTS AT #1 ON THE SOUNDSCAN ALBUM CHARTS
FIRST WEEK SALES MARKS BIGGEST NEW ARTIST DEBUT OF 2014 & HAS SOLD MORE COPIES THAN THE OTHER TOP 5 ALBUMS COMBINED
QUARTET ANNOUNCES THE “ROCK OUT WITH YOUR SOCKS OUT”
SUMMER 2015 NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR(TORONTO, ON – July 30, 2014) — 5 Seconds of Summer’ self-titled album on Capitol Records / Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, has debuted at #1 on the SoundScan Album Chart. This long-awaited release is the biggest new artist debut of 2014 – and actually beats their own She Looks So Perfect EP when it released in April, 2014. Having already reached #1 globally on iTunes in 71 countries, this self-titled debut has sold more than 1.5 million units worldwide and in Canada this week, sold more copies than the other Top 5 albums on SoundScan combined! 5SOS, as they’re affectionately termed by their loyal fans, will hit Canadian soil later this week to kick-off this leg of their North American tour with One Direction for two sold out shows in Toronto at The Rogers Centre. 5SOS fans should stay tuned for more interesting Toronto news to be announced shortly. The pop-punk sensations announced today their massive 2015 “Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour”, that will take the band to amphitheaters and arenas in 30 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada which brings them through Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Toronto. On Sunday, August 24th, 5 Seconds of Summer will take the VMA stage for the first time during the “2014 MTV Video Music Awards” to perform their new single, “Amnesia”. They are also nominated in the “MTV Artist to Watch” category. 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER WITH ONE DIRECTION August 1 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre August 2 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER "ROCK OUT WITH YOUR SOCKS OUT" TOUR July 25 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live At Rogers Arena July 27 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place July 29 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre August 25 Toronto, ONT Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
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