The Wanted Feel Lucky After "Incredible" First US Tour Date

18 January 2012, 07:52 | Updated: 18 January 2012, 08:05

The 'Battleground' singers performed their first US tour date this week in Florida and say they are "loving every second" of their stay in America.

The Wanted performed their first US tour date last night (17th January) and have each posted messages of thanks to their American fan base for coming out to see them.

The 'Lightning' singers took to the stage in Orlando, Florida yesterday for the first night of their ten-date US jaunt,  and described the gig as an "awesome show".

"Huge SOLD OUT show tonight in Orlando! Loving every second in America," the band tweeted yesterday. "Next stop is Tampa, see you bright and early.

"So the gig in Orlando was seriously incredible!" Jay McGuiness posted. "Crowd so close and personal & amazing to see people singing their hearts out!!"

Siva Kaneswaran described the performance as a "great way" to start the tour, while Nathan Sykes was also appreciative of their US reception.

"Gonna go to bed now had a great day!!" the 'Warzone' singer tweeted last night. "Just thinking how lucky we are to have so many fans… surreal ; ) thank u and goodnight guys."

The Wanted will continues their US tour across January before finishing off their visit with a performance in Los Angeles on 8th February.