Pentatonix Scores A Second Billboard Top 10 with PTXmas, Jumping to #7 on the Top 200 and #1 on the Digital Chart
YouTube Channel Surpasses 3 Million Subscribers, as Video for “Little Drummer Boy” Eclipses 15 Million Views in its First Week
2014 North American Tour Dates Selling Out, New Dates Added
Upcoming performances lined up with The Today Show, Conan, The Queen Latifah Show and more
PTX is indeed having a very Merry Holiday Season. First PTX Volume 2 debuts in the Billboard Top 10 and now PTXmas climbed it's way there too, it looks like the skys the limit in 2014 for these guys!
Vocal sensations Pentatonix have landed back in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for the second time in less than a month with the release of their new, deluxe version of PTXmas, titled PTXmas (Deluxe Edition). PTXmas soars into the #7 spot on the chart this week with more than 59,000 copies sold. Pentatonix recently scored their first Top 10 debut on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart with their latest PTX Volume 2 release from Madison Gate Records, landing at #10 while also topping Billboard’s Independent Artist Chart in the same week. The PTXmas (Deluxe Edition) holiday album includes brand new recordings of “Little Drummer Boy” and “Go Tell It On The Mountain.” The video for “Little Drummer Boy” has been a worldwide viral hit since its debut one week ago racking up over 15 million views and landing in the Top 10 on iTunes.
Watch “Little Drummer Boy” Here: http://bit.ly/1hAAdsG
PTX Volume 2 features 8 brand new tracks, with 3 original songs and 4 covers including a 7-song Daft Punk medley, its video released via the group’s YouTube Channel has garnered over 25 million views. The iTunes version of the album also features a medley of the Swedish House Mafia hits “Save The World” and “Don’t Worry Child” as an iTunes album-only bonus track.
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 when originally released and re-entering Billboard’s Top 200 chart last month selling more than 275,000 albums to date.
In support of the huge success of PTX Volume 2, Pentatonix have performed on Ellenhttp://www.ellentv.com/2013/11/04/pentatonix-performs-evolution-of-beyonce/, Conanhttp://teamcoco.com/video/pentatonix-12-10-2013 and The Queen Latifah Showhttp://queenlatifah.com/loving/pentatonix-new-album-tour-dates. The group was also featured on CNN Headline News http://www.hlntv.com/video/2013/11/08/cappella-pentatonix-sing and on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer in the highly coveted “Persons of the Week” segment. Click here to watch:http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/amazing-success-story-testament-giving-20834572
Next up, Pentatonix is set to perform on The Today Show December 17, Fox & Friends December 19, Arsenio Hall Show December 20, The Queen Latifah Holiday Special December 23, The Sing-Off December 23, Hallmark’s Home & Family Christmas Special December 24 and Sesame Street on February 7, 2014.
Pentatonix recently announced dates for their 2014 North American and European headline tours with many of the North American shows already sold-out (European shows go on sale this Friday). The touring will begin February 4, 2014 and go through April 2014, with shows at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles (3/1 & 2), as well as, at Oakland’s Fox Theater and New York City’s Beacon Theatre (4/3 & 10). All tickets and limited VIP Packages – including meet & greets, access to soundcheck, exclusive merchandise and even a private performance – are available at http://www.ptxofficial.com/tour.
Online, the Pentatonix YouTube channel boasts over 235 million views, buoyed by more than 3.2 Millionsubscribers, and is one of the Top 100 most subscribed-to music channels. Pentatonix fanbase is rapidly growing with over 308,000 new fans added on Facebook and Twitter this past week bringing the current tally to more than740,000 Facebook fans and nearly 180,000 Twitter followers.
2014 U.S. Tour Dates
4 Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX
5 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK
6 Gillioz Theatre Springfield, MO
8 (sold out) Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL
9 Egyptian Room Indianapolis, IN
11 Milwaukee Riverside Theatre Milwaukee, WI
12 (sold out) State Theater Minneapolis, MN
15 (sold out) Paramount Theatre Denver, CO
17 The Complex-Rockwell Salt Lake City, UT
19 Vogue Theater Vancouver, BC
20 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA
22 Fox Theater Oakland, CA
23 Grand Sierra Resort Reno, NV
25 Soma San Diego
26 House of Blues Las Vegas, NV
27 Rialto Theatre Tucson, AZ
1 (sold out) & 2 Orpheum Theatre Los Angeles, CA
19 Peabody Opera House St. Louis, MO
20 Robinson Center Music Hall Little Rock, AR
22 (sold out) Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
23 Iron City Birmingham, AL
25 Hard Rock Live Orlando, FL
26 Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
27 The Fillmore Charlotte, NC
29 DAR Constitution Hall Washington DC
30 The Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
3 (sold out) & 10 Beacon Theatre New York, NY
5 (sold out) & 6 House of Blues Boston, MA
8 Danforth Music Hall Toronto, ON
9 UB Center for the Arts Buffalo, NY