5 Seconds of Summer Release New Single “She’s Kinda Hot” – Listen Now! (@5SOS @Fivesosonline)

2551a2c3-8c33-456b-aa26-c91a5936a5f9“She’s Kinda Hot,”the new single from5 Seconds of Summer, is out today, providing fans a first taste of the Australian band’s upcoming album.A lyrically mischievous riot of an anthem – all crunchy guitars and high octane drums with a massive chorus -“She’s Kinda Hot”demonstrates whyBillboardrecently hailed5 Seconds of Summeras a “new breed…better set up for superstardom than perhaps any other group out there.”The new album, which will be released by Capitol Records later this year, is the follow-up to5 Seconds of Summer’sself-titled debut, which entered theBillboard200 at No. 1 last July.

The lyric video for“She’s Kinda Hot”premiered today on VEVO. The song can be purchasedHEREand is available for streaming onSpotify.

5 Seconds of Summerwill perform at the Teen Choice Awards, which will be broadcast live on FOX on Sunday, August 16, at 8pm/7pm CT. The band won two awards in 2014 and is nominated for six awards this year. Voting is underwayHERE. On Friday, August 21, they will appear on “Good Morning America,” performing in New York City’s Central Park as part of the show’s 2015 summer concert series.

Having spent the last two months performing at sold-out venues across the U.K., Europe and Australia – including three sold-out nights at the SSE Wembley Arena -5 Seconds of Summerkick off the North American leg of their world tourat the Mandalay Bay Event Centerin Las Vegas, NV tonight. Theheadline run will include shows atVerizon Wireless Amphitheatrein Irvine, CA (July 20), KeyArena in Seattle, WA (July 24), Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA (August 29) and theNikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY (September 1).By the end of 2015’s”Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour,”the band will have played to more than one million fans across three continents.

The band’s electric live performances have earned critical acclaim. TheLos Angeles Timesfound their fusion of “earnest, upbeat pop-rock” and “mall-punk ‘tude” unique while theLos Angeles Daily News, reviewing one of two sold-out 2014 shows at The Forum, noted, “[5 Seconds of Summer] kept up the excitement throughout the set.”The New York Timespraised the group’s “gleaming pop-punk” whileThe Detroit Newsobserved, “5 Seconds of Summer opened the show with an energetic blast of pop-rock, punctuated by big sing-along choruses…with no shortage of big hooks to pull from, the band is on the right track.”

5 Seconds of Summer’sself-titled debut album toppedthe iTunes charts in 76 countries after its release last year and has since sold more than three million units worldwide. In its first week of release, it sold 260,000 units in the U.S., marking the biggest debut for a new act in 2014. The band has won numerous awards, includingan American Music Award, a People’s Choice Award,five MTV European Music Awards, an MTV Video Music Award andaniHeartRadio Music Award.

Take a listen to “She’s Kinda Hot” below.

 

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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