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5 Seconds of Summer 'stoked' for Brit Awards after nomination

5 Seconds of Summer have expressed their delight at landing a Brit Award nomination.

The nominees for this year's awards ceremony were unveiled on Thursday (January 15).

The Australian pop-punks were placed up against the likes of Foo FightersThe Black Keys and The War On Drugs in the International Group category.

Bassist Calum Hood wrote on Twitter after the news broke: "So amazing to be nominated for a Brit award!!!!! Thankyou for giving us the opportunity."

Drummer Ashton Irwin added: "WE ARE NOMINATED FOR A BRIT AWARD!!!!!!!!!!!! S T O K E D."

This year's Brit Awards will be held at London's O2 Arena on February 25.

The show will see the likes of Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Paloma Faith perform.

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Watch 5SOS being interviewed below: