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5 Questions with Pentatonix's Mitch Grassi
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Since the beginning of
the 2010s, A cappella musical groups have increased their presence
in the entertainment industry.
Since their inception two years ago, the group participated and won the third season of NBC’s The Sing-Off, released their first EP: PTX, Vol. 1, which charted #14 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and #5 on the digital charts and have appeared on multiple shows including Katie, the Tonight Show and The Talk.
I recently had the opportunity to correspond with founding member Mitch Grassi and he talked about the group’s origin story and the progress on the group’s third EP.
Jacob Elyachar: Mitch,
could you please share Pentatonix’s origin story to my readers?
JE: What was the biggest factor that lead to the group’s decision to audition for NBC’s “The Sing-Off?”
MG: Like I said earlier,
Scott's friend from college urged us to. And we are glad he did!
MG: Social media plays
a large part in our success. Not only it is way easier to spread the
word about new material, but it's a great way for our fans to keep
up with our current activities, plus they get to know us on a more