5SOS Beat Jay-Z And Beyoncé To The Top Of The Billboard Charts
It's a history-making move for the Aussie band.
Aussie band 5 Seconds of Summer have beaten Jay-Z and Beyoncé to the top of the US Billboard Top 200.
It's a history-making move for the awesome foursome, who are now the first Aussie act to have THREE consecutive records debut at No. 1 in the United States. The band, consisting of members Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin, recently released Youngblood which followed 2014's self-titled 5 Seconds of Summer and 2015's Sounds Good Feels Good.
Youngblood also debuted at No. 1 on the ARIA charts back home, making them one of seven local artists to have their first three albums debut at the top of the Albums Chart alongside the likes of Silverchair, Jimmy Barnes, and Delta Goodrem.
Captioning several Instagram posts with the same message, the band thanked their fans saying, "You made history for [four] young men, and you are every reason why we feel like the luckiest people alive".
The boys beat Beyoncé and Jay-Z's album Everything Is Love, which they released as a surprise last week.
Everything Is Love was released exclusively to Jay-Z's streaming platform Tidal on the 16th, but dropped on iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify Premium just two days later.
5SOS weren't the only ones to make history on the Billboard charts, with XXXTentacion's single "Sad!" jumping to No. 1 after the rapper's death last week.
XXXTentacion is the first solo artist to hit the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 posthumously since The Notorious B.I.G. in 1997.
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