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"They arranged for her to attend a sound check in Cardiff and hang out with 5SoS
in the green room afterwards.
Days after there was a lot of controversy about people standing and youngsters not being able to see at the Little Mix concert, there was barely a bum on a seat for 5SOS
as the largely female crowd rocked out.
Their first few numbers were unrecognisable to me as someone uninitiated into the 5SOS
family, but the swarms of teenage fans (mostly girls) energetically lit up their phones, glow sticks and whatever else they could find to show their appreciation for the boys - who earned every penny of the ticket price.
Union J collaborated with top songwriters including Jamie Scott (One Direction, The Vamps and 5SOS
), Red Triangle (Little Mix, One Direction), Eric Frederic (Jason Derulo, Cee Lo Green) and Diane Warren, who has written for dozens of top acts.
Smith and 5SOS
will compete for new artist of the year.
Everyone needs a stage to prove themselves and One Direction gave 5SOS
Megafan Dammi Maston added: "So excited to go rock with our socks out at birmingham with 5SOS
," and unicornxmashton said: "I just got tickets for birmingham i'm so happy i'm shaking omg #5sosRockOutWith-OurSocksOutTour."
Clifford admits the band was worried when the superstar duo released their album as a surprise a day after 5SOS
Did a cover of Amy Winehouse's 'Valerie' and a cover of 5SOS
' 'Disconnected,' then her own composition called 'Starlight' (no not MY song Starlight but a totally different and original version!).
It's no wonder they have been likened to The Vamps and 5SOS
Since making their North East debut supporting One Direction at the arena in 2013, 5SOS
have built up their own huge following worldwide thanks to hits like She Looks So Perfect and She's Kinda Hot.