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Vocal sensations Pentatonix, who are about to embark on their very first – and completely sold out – European tour, have announced dates for their upcoming North American headline tour. The initial run of dates will begin February 4, 2014 and go through April including shows at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, as well as Oakland’s Fox Theater and New York City’s Beacon Theatre. All tickets, as well as limited VIP Packages – including meet & greets, access to soundcheck, exclusive merchandise and even a private performance – are available at http://www.ptxofficial.com/tour.
Pentatonix will also release their second album – PTX Volume 2 – today, November 5th, exclusively on iTunes. The iTunes release features a 7-song Daft Punk medley, its video just released via the group’s YouTube Channel, as well as a mash-up of Swedish House Mafia hits “Save The World” and “Don’t Worry Child” as an album-only bonus track.
Listen to Billboard’s exclusive album stream Here: http://bit.ly/HuLFWL
Watch “Daft Punk” Here: http://youtu.be/3MteSlpxCpo
Watch “Save The World / Don’t Worry Child” Here: http://bit.ly/SHMCptx
PTX Volume 2 follows the group’s two 2012 Madison Gate Records Releases – PTX Volume 1 and PTXmas – both debuting on Billboard’s Top 200 and selling more than 125,000 albums to date. The new release will feature 8 brand new tracks, including 3 original songs, 4 covers and a modern twist on the classic “Hit The Road Jack.”
Pentatonix have also won the YouTube Music Award in the “Response of The Year” category for their cover of “Radioactive” alongside Lindsey Stirling. The video has garnered almost 45 million views. The first-ever YouTube Music Awards were held in NYC Sunday night and winners were chosen based on fan views and social media shares of the nominated videos.
Watch “Radioactive” here: http://bit.ly/ZHpPFg
Pentatonix kicked off their PTX Vol. 2 release week with a performance on Ellen. The performance can be seen here: http://www.ellentv.com/2013/11/04/pentatonix-performs-evolution-of-beyonce/
Online, Pentatonix’s YouTube channel boasts almost 160 million views, buoyed by nearly 1.9 Million subscribers, and is one of the Top 100 most subscribed-to music channels. The group also has more than 550,000 Facebook fans and nearly 150,000 Twitter followers. The band’s latest video release, a cover of Lorde’s #1 hit “Royals,” has garnered more than 11 million views and is the most-viewed YouTube cover of the New Zealand star’s highly-duplicated indie anthem.
Watch “Royals” Here: http://bit.ly/RoyalsPTX
Additionally, the group’s a cappella opus – “Evolution Of Music” – has now eclipsed 22 million YouTube views, after gathering nearly 5.5 million in its first week. The video spans 1,000 years of music in just 4 minutes, includes some of the most popular songs from the last dozen centuries and has been featured by The Huffington Post, Mashable and the Yahoo! homepage.
Watch “Evolution Of Music” Here: http://bit.ly/EvolutionPTX
Pentatonix have appeared on countless television shows, including Ellen, the American Music Awards red carpet show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Larry King Now, and have been chosen to appear in an upcoming episode of the new season of “Sesame Street,” which will air on February 7, 2014.