5 Seconds of Summer Rocks Billboard Music Awards With 'She Looks So Perfect'

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Michael Clifford, Luke Hemmings and Calum Hood of 5 Seconds of Summer perform onstage during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

5 Seconds of Summer continued their breakout year with a killer performance at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. The Las Vegas crowd and viewers around the country got a dose of their new school rock sound via the catchy love song "She Looks So Perfect," brought to life at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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The quartet of boys took the stage brandishing their guitars, dressed to impress in sleeveless tees and skinny jeans. Frontman Luke Hemmings exclaimed, "She looks so perfect standing there/In my American Apparel underwear," giving a compelling advertisement to the clothing chain. Although it was one of the lesser-known songs performed at the show, "She Looks So Perfect"'s infectious chorus made it a slick crowd-pleaser.


The band’s 2014 debut EP “She Looks So Perfect” was a global smash, arriving at No. 1 in five countries including the U.K. and Australia, and hitting No. 2 on the Billboard 200. Their first U.S. headlining run sold out in less than five minutes.

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5 Seconds of Summer's self- titled debut album drops July 22. The quartet will tour North America in support of One Direction from Aug. 4 through Oct. 5. And since they're so new, Billboard has already compiled 10 things you need to know about them.

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