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.
Debut EP - PTX Volume 1
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 and 2 original songs:
- Nicki Minaj's "Starships"
- Imogen Heap's "Aha!"
- Jasmine Sullivan's "Love You Long Time"
- "The Baddest Girl," written by Scott and Pentatonix producer Ben Bram
- "Show You How To Love," written by Avi and Kevin
PTX Volume 2
Pentatonix released PTX Volume 2 in November, 2013. It includes a cappella covers of pop hits like "Can't Hold Us" and "I Need Your Love,"
as well as an assortment of Pentatonix originals. Tracks include:
- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' "Can't Hold Us"
- "Natural Disaster"
- "Love Again"
- "Hey Momma"
- "I Need Your Love"
- "Run to You"
- "Daft Punk"
PTX Volume 3
PTX Volume 3 will be released on September 23, 2014. It includes 7 songs:
- "On My Way Home"
- "La La Latch
- "Rather Be"
- "See through"
- "Standing By"
PTX Christmas EP
In November, 2012, Pentatonix released their Christmas EP. It features six a cappella performances:
- "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"
- "This Christmas"
They updated the album in 2013, adding two new tracks to PTXmas Deluxe.
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Pentatonix On Tour
Pentatonix concerts sell out far in advance. Check out their upcoming shows - and see if tickets are still
available in your area at
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[Official Video] Problem - Pentatonix (Ariana Grande Cover)
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- [Official Video] Problem - Pentatonix (Ariana Grande Cover) - 03:38
- 4.96 stars / 187418
- 7901844 Views
- [Official Video] Say Something - Pentatonix (A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera Cover) - 04:40
- 4.94 stars / 368931
- 26354652 Views
- [Official Video] Valentine - Pentatonix (Jessie Ware & Sampha Cover) - 02:41
- 4.96 stars / 78431
- 3614476 Views
- [Official Video] Run to You - Pentatonix - 04:26
- 4.92 stars / 125755
- 7220857 Views
- [Official Video] I Need Your Love - Pentatonix (Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding Cover) - 03:24
- 4.94 stars / 268975
- 18236355 Views
- [Official Video] Daft Punk - Pentatonix - 04:56
- 4.88 stars / 1140377
- 97966704 Views
- Evolution of Beyoncé - Pentatonix - 06:11
- 4.97 stars / 394453
- 21024124 Views
- [Official Video] Royals - Pentatonix (Lorde Cover) - 04:31
- 4.88 stars / 490429
- 42011506 Views
- [Official Video] Save the World/Don't You Worry Child - Pentatonix (Swedish House Mafia Cover) - 04:37
- 4.96 stars / 188000
- 14855495 Views
- [Official Video] Can't Hold Us - Pentatonix (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis cover) - 04:09
- 4.9 stars / 340231
- 28010284 Views
- The Wizard of Ahhhs by Todrick Hall - 06:48
- 4.95 stars / 183023
- 8456991 Views
- Evolution of Music - Pentatonix - 04:29
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- 48030660 Views
- [Official Video] Radioactive - Pentatonix & Lindsey Stirling (Imagine Dragons cover) - 04:22
- 4.97 stars / 204380
- 10290288 Views
- Pusher Love Girl - Pentatonix (Justin Timberlake Cover) - 03:49
- 4.96 stars / 79770
- 4797420 Views
- [Official Video] Carol of the Bells - Pentatonix - 04:11
- 4.95 stars / 240564
- 19284549 Views
- [Official Video] Aha! - Pentatonix (Imogen Heap Cover) - 03:15
- 4.96 stars / 89626
- 7969431 Views
- Payphone - Pentatonix (Maroon 5 Cover) - 03:36
- 4.96 stars / 133495
- 10974819 Views
- Thrift Shop - Pentatonix (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis cover) - 03:29
- 4.92 stars / 253133
- 18689248 Views
- [Official Video] Starships - Pentatonix (Nicki Minaj Cover) - 03:40
- 4.94 stars / 114537
- 10812928 Views
- Pentatonix sing Scott Alan's 'LOVE, LOVE, LOVE' - 03:17
- 4.97 stars / 2050
- 222551 Views
- "Moves Like Jagger" - Pentatonix (Maroon 5 Cover) - 01:43
- 4.95 stars / 58852
- 5193687 Views
- "Edge of Glory" Lady Gaga (Pentatonix Cover) - 02:45
- 4.97 stars / 37271
- 3477962 Views
- Somebody That I Used To Know - Pentatonix (Gotye cover) - 03:26
- 4.96 stars / 384542
- 31810652 Views
- How Will I Know - Pentatonix (Whitney Houston Tribute) - 02:19
- 4.97 stars / 27888
- 2831145 Views
- You Da One - Pentatonix (Rihanna cover) - 02:07
- 4.97 stars / 71098
- 5137827 Views
- We Are Young - Pentatonix (Fun Cover) - 03:27
- 4.96 stars / 253884
- 18308229 Views
- End of Time - Pentatonix (Beyonce Cover) - 02:56
- 4.98 stars / 59623
- 4452530 Views
- When Love Takes Over - Pentatonix feat. Natalie Weiss (David Guetta feat. Kelly Rowland Cover) - 03:10
- 4.97 stars / 47216
- 2900026 Views
- As Long As You Love Me / Wide Awake - Pentatonix (Justin Bieber / Katy Perry Cover) - 03:43
- 4.96 stars / 149817
- 11302341 Views
- GANGNAM STYLE (강남 스타일) - Pentatonix (PSY Cover) - 03:24
- 4.85 stars / 189382
- 14616390 Views
- NSYNC Medley - Pentatonix - 03:57
- 4.97 stars / 104852
- 7636810 Views
- PTX - An Introduction - 07:08
- 4.97 stars / 10073
- 898891 Views
- [Official Video] Cruisin' for a Bruisin' - Pentatonix - 02:17
- 4.94 stars / 120321
- 7221576 Views
- Happy - Pentatonix (Pharrell Cover) - 03:23
- 4.88 stars / 233727
- 13405236 Views
- [Official Video] Love Again - Pentatonix - 03:20
- 4.88 stars / 236182
- 14621673 Views
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