A Cappella group Pentatonix rose to fame in 2011 when they won the third season of NBC's reality competition series, The Sing-Off. Since then, the award winning group has released four studio albums and ten singles. Here are ten off the best songs that they have released so far.
“Radioactive” is the seventeenth track on the group’s debut studio album, PTX Vol I & ll. The cover of the Imagine Dragon’s hit features American performance artist Lindsey Stirling, who became an overnight sensation after appearing on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010. The song was a moderate commercial success for the group, receiving Gold certification by the RIAA.
"Sing" was released on October 16, 2015 as the third single from the group's eponymous fourth studio album. The song was generally well received by critics but has yet to make much of a commercial impact.
The group's cover of A Great Big World's "Say Something" was released in May of 2014. In addition to earning praise from A Great Big World, the track was well received by the majority of music critics that reviewed it. While the official music video has earned over 44 million views, the single failed to make much of a commercial impact, peaking at eighty-nine on the Canadian Singles Chart.
"Can't Sleep Love" was released on September 4, 2015 as the lead single from Pentatonix. The song, which also marks the group's first original single, was a hit in Japan, peaking at number 18 on the .country's singles chart. The music video for the song, which was released September 18, 2015, features Hip-Hop artist Tink.
Pentatonix's version of the Christmas classic, "Little Drummer Boy, " was first released on YouTube in November of 2013. The song, which was the sole single from the deluxe edition of PTXmas, was a moderate commercial success, peaking in the Top 40 on three singles charts.
“On My Way Home”serves as is the only original track on PTX, Vol III. The song, which was written by writing team The Monsters & Strangerz, is about the things that help keep people grounded when you are young.
“Hold up, slow down, take a breath/Running and you don’t know why(why)/Once you learn how to build your own track/It’ll take you to the finish line, ” serves as the second verse of “First Things First.” The song, which is about remaining humble regardless of how much you achieve, is the sixth track on Pentatonix.
Also from PTX Vol ll, “Daft Punk” was first released in November of 2013. The mash up of several Daft Punk tracks, including "One More Time" and "Digital Love, " earned the group a Grammy Award in the category of Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella.
“That’s Christmas to Me” is the fifth track on the group’s second Christmas album of the same name. The group spoke about the song in an interview with Billboard.com revealing that it is about the nostalgia of the holiday. The song is the only original track on the album.
“Tonight, the apple fall in Time/We’ll sing along with Auld Lang Syne/And throw confetti high up into space/Tomorrow morning when we wake/This town will be a different place/And the past will wash away like coffee stains, ” serves as the opening lines of “New Year's Day.” The sentimental holiday themed song is about leaving the past behind and starting over.