VIDEO: Pentatonix Cover Jack U & Justin Bieber's 'Where Are U Now'
Today, Pentatonix released a moody, a cover of "Where Are Ü ?Now" in anticipation of their upcoming debut self-titled studio album, out October 16th. The song was originally performed by Jack Ü featuring Justin Bieber.
Pentatonix is an a cappella group made up of five vocalists, Scott Hoying, KIRSTIE Maldonado, Mitch Grassi, Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola, originating from Arlington, Texas. The group won the third season of THE SING-OFF onNBC in 2011, singing an a cappella arrangement of "Eye of the Tiger," which was originally performed by the band Survivor, as their victory song.
Pentatonix won $200,000 and a recording contract with Sony. Their debut EP, PTX Vol. 1 (2012), charted at #14 on the Billboard 200 and their second release, PTX Vol. 2 (2013), debuted #10 on the Billboard 200 and #1 for Independent Albums. They have sold over 500,000 records.