Fifth Harmony finishes third in the second season of the United States The X Factor. Fifth Harmony performed Ellie Goulding’s Anything Could Happen and a duet with Demi Lovato’s Give Your Heart A Break. The band did not receive enough public votes to make it to the final two contestants. Lauren Jauregui:
I think it’s incredible that we even get compared to (One Direction who also placed third in their season) because they’re so amazing. We still have a lot of work do to before we get to that level but we’re so excited that people even compare us to them.
Simon Cowell signs Fifth Harmony to his record label Syco Music. Cowell:
I knew from the girls’ first performance at the judges’ homes that we’d done the right thing. The chemistry between the girls both on stage and off is fantastic, and they are incredibly talented.
Fifth Harmony releases debut single Miss Movin’ On. The single is featured on their debut EP titled Better Together. The single was released by the Syco Music label. Lauren Jauregui says:
It’s an anthem kind of song. It’s about getting through a breakup, literally that is what it’s about but at the end of the day if you really listen to the lyrics it could be for any sort of circumstance like overcoming an obstacle in your life and being able to move on from it.
Fifth Harmony goes on Harmonize America Mall tour to promote their EP Better Together. The tour will feature performances of the band’s single Miss Movin’ On.
(Fans can expect) a very fun and energetic show with a lot of singing along.
Fifth Harmony announces Worst Kept Secret tour via the band’s Instagram. Camila Cabello:
Because we love you guys we’re going to be doing a couple of small shows that are kind of like secret shows but they’re not so secret because we’re telling you about them now.
Fifth Harmony performs acoustic cover of Rihanna’s song Stay. Normani Hamilton:
What we do normally when we do our covers is we each choose a song that represents each of us and my selection was stay by Rihanna. I chose it because I just absolutely fell in love with it the moment I saw her perform it live.
Fifth Harmony perform an acoustic version of Miss Movin’ On at Billboard Studios.
Fifth Harmony perform Ms. Moving On on The Arsenio Hall Show for their debut performance on a late night talk show in Los Angeles, California.
Fifth Harmony releases debut EP titled Better Together. The five track EP features their first single Miss Movin’ On and is a collaboration of producers The Monsters and the Strangerz, Savan Kotecha and Harmony Samuels. Ally Brooke:
I would definitely describe it as a fun, upbeat album, but it also has different sounds. For example, one song is like a throwback 80s vibe and then there’s a serious power ballad. The topics are very fun, going out with your girls, and boy problems. So yeah, it’s a very eclectic EP.
Fifth Harmony returns to The X Factor to perform their new song Me & My Girls.
Fifth Harmony performs Better Together on The Ellen Show from their Better Together EP.
Fifth Harmony performs Better Together during The Ellen Show to promote their album Better Together.
Fifth Harmony announces Fifth Time’s A Charm summer tour. The tour will feature Fifth Harmony performing their hits Miss Movin’ On and Me & My Girls. Lauren Jauregui says:
Yeah, we’re definitely really excited about going on tour this summer because we love being able to go out and perform for our fans and stuff. This time around we’re hopefully going to be able to have some new music to perform as well.
Fifth Harmony takes home two awards at the Radio Disney Music Awards. The band won both categories “Best Song to Rock Out to With Your BFFs” for their single Me & My Girls and “Breakout Artist of The Year.”
Fifth Harmony perform Miss Movin’ On during the Radio Disney Awards show promoting their album Better Together.
Fifth Harmony performs at DigiFest 2014 in New York City to promote BO$$.
Fifth Harmony releases single BO$$. The single will be featured on their debut album. Ally Brooke:
We feel like so many people are competitive with one another and we want to bring everyone together and have people encourage one another. That’s what it’s all about.
Fifth Harmony launches #ImABoss social media campaign. The band is partnering with DoSomething.org to help teens empower one another. Lauren Jauregui:
I think every single teenage girl goes through that moment where they just don’t know who they are or who they’re supposed to be and I think that there is a lot of pressure and who you’re supposed to be in this society.
Fifth Harmony performs Boss on the Today show from their untitled debut album.
Fifth Harmony visits On Air With Ryan Seacrest to perform an acoustic version of their new single BO$$.
Seacrest interviews Fifth Harmony during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions them on the bathroom indecent with T.I.
In the studio, there’s this gym that no one really goes in. I just go in there because I’m a little hermit crab. The lights are off and I was listening to my music. T.I. comes in, but I was, like I didn’t say anything. And he goes in and he leaves the bathroom door open and he starts peeing. I was like, ‘Hey, I should probably let you know someone is in here right now.’ And he came out and he was like, ‘I’m so sorry, man.’
Fifth Harmony accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Austin Mahone.
Seacrest interviews Fifth Harmony during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions them about their VMA nomination.
I feel like anybody in the category is definitely deserving and worthy of the award obviously, we want to win. Our Harmonizers go hardcore for us and I don’t put anything past them, so they could possibly make it happen.
Fifth Harmony releases a new song Them Girls Be Like. The song is from their upcoming debut record Reflection and references pop culture stars like Beyonce and the film Mean Girls.
Fifth Harmony releases their single Sledgehammer. The single is the second single off their debut album Reflection. The song is a collaboration of writers Jonas Jeberg, Meghan Trainor and Sean Douglas. Camila Cabello:
It’s cool because we’ve never released a single that’s about love — a happy, cute love song. It’s about being with the person you like and feeling the beating of the heartbeat that beats like a sledgehammer.
Fifth Harmony performs their single Sledgehammer on Good Morning America from the album Reflection.
Fifth Harmony releases their music video for their second single Sledgehammer. The video was directed and choregraphed by Fatima Robinson.
The album has a really, really good variety of sounds because we’re five different girls. We listen to different kinds of music. I feel like Sledgehammer was a good way to represent that, especially after BO$$.
Fifth Harmony performs Boss on the X Factor UK from their album Reflection.
Fifth Harmony releases a cover of All I Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey. The group announced their cover release via their Twitter.
15 days til Christmas!! You better be getting in the spirit!
Fifth Harmony performs Sledgehammer during Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution special.
The group performs Boss on Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution from their album, Reflection.
Fifth Harmony performs Worth It during the Radio Disney Music Awards show promoting their album Reflection.