MUSIC NEWS: Pentatonix (@PTXofficial) Release New Holiday Album and Video

Fresh off their performance on Conan last night, Pentatonix releases their new holiday album, That's Christmas To Me today via RCA Records. The 10 track album plus a bonus track features the title track, a Pentatonix original, as well as a host of seasonal favorites, a one-of-a-kind holiday mash up, featuring Tori Kelly, and an arrangement of the modern classic, "Let It Go", from Disney's blockbuster Frozen.  In conjunction with their album release, Pentatonix has released a music video for their arrangement of Fleet Foxes' "White Winter Hymnal" via YouTube.  

 

Last month, PTX released their 3rd EP, PTX Vol. III which debuted at #5 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart and #3 on Billboard's Digital Albums Chart.  The EP marks the group's highest debut and chart position selling over 46,000 units in its first week.  PTX Vol. III.  features a mix of global pop and indie hits with original songs. The group released 4 music videos in support of the EP, "Problem""La La Latch""Papaoutai" ft. Lindsey Stirling and "Rather Be"  which have been viewed over 21 million times

 

In support of their release of PTX Vol. III, the group performed on Good Morning America click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-7phm8tt1k .  The group has been featured in Billboard, People.com, Grammy.com, Glamour and much more.  On the release of PTX Vol III,  Popdust raved, " Pentatonix have transformed into something completely cataclysmic and are poised for superstardom. The new disc supplies (their own original "On My Way Home" the highest, most sparkling skyscraper moment)  a new-found sense of poise and confidence;  while Entertainment Weekly raved, "there's nothing Pentatonix can't tackle—including the pop-rap hybrid "Problem."

 

Pentatonix consists of lead vocalists Scott Hoying, Kirstie Maldonado,  and Mitch Grassi, vocal bass Avi Kaplan and beatboxer Kevin "K.O." Olusola. Since their debut in 2011, the quintet has released 4 EP's (PTX Vol. I, PTXmas and PTX Vol. II, PTX Vol. III) selling over 550,000 copies combined.  Having recently eclipsed 6.4 million subscribers and over 605 million cumulative views, the PTXOfficial YouTube page is currently the 13th most subscribed-to music channel, having surpassed the subscriber totals of both Avicii and Beyoncé.

 

PTX Vol. 2 featured a 7-song Daft Punk medley whose video has been viewed more than 97 million times. PTX Volume 2 follows PTX Volume 1 and PTXmas. Both albums originally debuted on Billboard's Top 200 Chart and re-entered the chart in December 2013, with the deluxe version of PTXmas leading the charge.  With the addition of new tracks "Little Drummer Boy" and "Go Tell It On The Mountain," PTXmas has sold more than 200,000 copies and reached #1 on Billboard's Digital Albums Chart. The video for "Little Drummer Boy" was a worldwide hit, racking up over 37 million views while the song landed at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart as well as #1 on Billboard's Holiday 100 and Holiday Digital Songs Chart.

 

That's Christmas To Me Track List

1.       Hark The Herald Angels Sing

2.       White Winter Hymnal

3.       Sleigh Ride

4.       Winter Wonderland / Don't Worry Be Happy ft. Tori Kelly

5.       That's Christmas To Me

6.       Mary, Did You Know?

7.       Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

8.       It's The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

9.       Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

10.   Silent Night

11.   Let It Go (Bonus)

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