Pentatonix, a 5-member acapella group, began with three friends Kirstie Maldonado, Mitch Grassi, and Scott Hoying at Martin High School in Arlington, TX.
Hearing of a local radio show hosting a competition to meet the cast of Glee,
they arranged a trio version of “Telephone” and sent it in.
Although they did not end up winning the competition, it sparked attention around their school.
The group began performing around school for different events and at their final choir concert of the year.
After getting positive feedback from “Telephone” on YouTube, the three decided to continue and arrange other songs for fun.
When the opportunity arose to audition for The Sing Off,
they decided to add two amazing performers Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola to the group.
Thus, Pentatonix was born!
Although only together for a short time, an instant chemistry, appreciation, and friendship arose out of the five.
Pentatonix loves putting their own dance/upbeat spin on music and derives its influences from pop, dubstep, electro, and hip-hop.
They look forward to their journey with each other and the opportunity to grow closer with one another while honing their craft.
On June 26, 2012, Pentatonix released their debut EP - PTX Volume 1 -courtesy of Madison Gate Records.
The release is a celebration of their musical diversity and sonic proof that the right five voices can effectively and expertly deliver a pop song.
The EP includes 4 covers, highlighted with the group's Gotye track, as well as Nicki Minaj's "Starships," Imogen Heap's "Aha!"
and Jasmine Sullivan's "Love You Long Time."
Additionally, the EP also includes two original songs, "The Baddest Girl," written by Scott and Pentatonix producer Ben Bram and "Show You How To Love," written by Avi and Kevin.
PTX Christmas EP
In November, 2012, Pentatonix released their Christmas EP. It features six a cappella performances of
"Angels We Have Heard On High,"
"O Come, O Come Emmanuel,"
"Carol of the Bells,"
"The Christmas Song (Chesnuts Roasting On an Open Fire,"
"O Holy Night" and
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Pentatonix On Tour
Pentatonix is currently on tour - and is often selling out two months in advance. Check out their upcoming shows - and see if tickets are still
available in your area at
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[Official Video] Say Something - Pentatonix (A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera Cover)
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- [Official Video] Say Something - Pentatonix (A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera Cover) - 04:40
- 4.94 stars / 324482
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- [Official Video] Valentine - Pentatonix (Jessie Ware & Sampha Cover) - 02:41
- 4.96 stars / 72138
- 2730615 Views
- [Official Video] Run to You - Pentatonix - 04:26
- 4.91 stars / 113599
- 5716239 Views
- [Official Video] I Need Your Love - Pentatonix (Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding Cover) - 03:24
- 4.94 stars / 240195
- 14720491 Views
- [Official Video] Daft Punk - Pentatonix - 04:56
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- 82844253 Views
- Evolution of Beyoncé - Pentatonix - 06:11
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- 17946142 Views
- [Official Video] Royals - Pentatonix (Lorde Cover) - 04:31
- 4.87 stars / 461116
- 38190603 Views
- [Official Video] Save the World/Don't You Worry Child - Pentatonix (Swedish House Mafia Cover) - 04:37
- 4.96 stars / 174742
- 13013966 Views
- [Official Video] Can't Hold Us - Pentatonix (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis cover) - 04:09
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- 24081178 Views
- The Wizard of Ahhhs by Todrick Hall - 06:48
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- Evolution of Music - Pentatonix - 04:29
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- [Official Video] Radioactive - Pentatonix & Lindsey Stirling (Imagine Dragons cover) - 04:22
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- Pusher Love Girl - Pentatonix (Justin Timberlake Cover) - 03:49
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- 4266411 Views
- [Official Video] Carol of the Bells - Pentatonix - 04:11
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- 17356989 Views
- [Official Video] Aha! - Pentatonix (Imogen Heap Cover) - 03:15
- 4.96 stars / 81759
- 7031693 Views
- Payphone - Pentatonix (Maroon 5 Cover) - 03:36
- 4.96 stars / 125112
- 10022384 Views
- Thrift Shop - Pentatonix (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis cover) - 03:29
- 4.92 stars / 239339
- 17206073 Views
- [Official Video] Starships - Pentatonix (Nicki Minaj Cover) - 03:40
- 4.94 stars / 104496
- 9482306 Views
- Pentatonix sing Scott Alan's 'LOVE, LOVE, LOVE' - 03:17
- 4.97 stars / 1889
- 194328 Views
- "Moves Like Jagger" - Pentatonix (Maroon 5 Cover) - 01:43
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- 4880957 Views
- "Edge of Glory" Lady Gaga (Pentatonix Cover) - 02:45
- 4.97 stars / 34792
- 3204712 Views
- Somebody That I Used To Know - Pentatonix (Gotye cover) - 03:26
- 4.96 stars / 364504
- 29381482 Views
- How Will I Know - Pentatonix (Whitney Houston Tribute) - 02:19
- 4.97 stars / 26397
- 2619155 Views
- You Da One - Pentatonix (Rihanna cover) - 02:07
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- 4841621 Views
- We Are Young - Pentatonix (Fun Cover) - 03:27
- 4.96 stars / 245038
- 17449307 Views
- End of Time - Pentatonix (Beyonce Cover) - 02:56
- 4.98 stars / 57060
- 4161938 Views
- When Love Takes Over - Pentatonix feat. Natalie Weiss (David Guetta feat. Kelly Rowland Cover) - 03:10
- 4.97 stars / 45015
- 2713034 Views
- As Long As You Love Me / Wide Awake - Pentatonix (Justin Bieber / Katy Perry Cover) - 03:43
- 4.96 stars / 143285
- 10587439 Views
- GANGNAM STYLE (강남 스타일) - Pentatonix (PSY Cover) - 03:25
- 4.85 stars / 181139
- 13783062 Views
- NSYNC Medley - Pentatonix - 03:57
- 4.97 stars / 98930
- 6921885 Views
- PTX - An Introduction - 07:08
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- 798283 Views
- [Official Video] Cruisin' for a Bruisin' - Pentatonix - 02:17
- 4.93 stars / 113133
- 6325740 Views
- Happy - Pentatonix (Pharrell Cover) - 03:23
- 4.88 stars / 208619
- 10758586 Views
- [Official Video] Love Again - Pentatonix - 03:20
- 4.88 stars / 193335
- 9055059 Views
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