NEWS: 5 Seconds of Summer & 30 Seconds to Mars nominated for VMAs

5sos 305 Seconds of Summer & 30 Seconds to Mars have been announced as nominees for different categories at the 2014 MTV VMAs.

The Aussie pop punkers from Sydney have been nominated in the Artist to Watch category for their debut single’s music video She Looks So Perfect and will be up against stiff competition from other acts including Sam Smith and Charli XCX.

Currently in America where their debut album has just dropped, over 20,000 dedicated fans flocked to catch a glimpse of the boys when they were playing at the Today Show at the Rockefeller Plaza, New York City with some camping for 6 days!

Californian rockers 30 Seconds to Mars have been nominated for Best Cinematography for City of Angels.

Set to go on a co-headlining tour next month with Linkin Park, the boys are up against Arcade Fire and Beyonce, who leads the nominations with 9 to her name.

5SOS will be performing at the awards ceremony at the Forum in Inglewood, California on the 24th August 2014.