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Pentatonix Releases Hallelujah

This has got to be one of the most over covered songs of recent Christmas albums. But this is Pentatonix. That means it is fresh, stirring — a must listen and a must watch: The is the first release of their new album, A Pentatonix Christmas. If you thought you’ve heard too much of them these past few years just check that at the door. A Pentatonix Christmas features versions …
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Peter Hollens to Release a Christmas Album

Recording artist and YouTube star Peter Hollens is releasing a new Christmas album, titled A Hollens Family Christmas. The album is a follow-up to his hit video cover of Mary, Did You Know? released last December and presently sitting at better than 5 million views (the song also appears on this new album). Hollens has consistently struck an independent path in his career, using YouTube and social media to connect …
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Pentatonix Releasing ANOTHER Christmas Album

Pentatonix just announced via their Twitter feed another new Christmas album to be titled A Pentatonix Christmas. The unexpected release shakes up the recording market for Christmas music in 2016 significantly. The new album will debut exactly 2 years after their last Christmas album was released. That album went double platinum. Our upcoming holiday album 'A Pentatonix Christmas' will be released on 10/21, and we can't wait for you to …
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Rascal Flatts to Release Christmas Album

Country group Rascal Flatts has announced they are planning a Christmas album. Though the group has released a Christmas single or two this will be their first ever Christmas album. “We’ve done some songs, but this is our first complete Christmas album, our first entire project,” Joe Don Rooney says. “We’re thrilled. So we’re going to be really busy, knock that out, get that done, before the Rhythm & Roots …
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BYU Vocal Point Rocks Sarajevo

These guys are just having fun now — insane fun. We’re talking BYU Vocal Point and this time they rock. This fall has seen their Christmas album catch fire and it is because of stuff like this. How great is this? Look for this to headline Christmas light shows across the country next Christmas. No kidding. Channeling their best Trans Siberian Orchestra the Boys of BYU deliver a rock solid …
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Gentri Performs What Child Is This

GENTRI is an all male group making an impact all over these days. Their group name means “The Gentlemen Trio” — three tenors, matched vocally and arranged spectacularly. In this Christmas offering they do a mash up of What Child is This with I Wonder as I Wander. Give them a listen: These guys are skilled and polished. We’re keeping them on our radar — we think there is great …
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Peter Hollens’ Soaring Version of Mary Did You Know

YouTube star Peter Hollens, who is famous for singing with himself in amazing harmonies, does his oft-requested version of Mary Did You Know? in this new video out today. Mary Did You Know? is an amazing piece of Christmas music. It is totally contemporary, the lyrics to it being written in 1984 by Mark Lowry, the first to make the song a hit. In an interview Lowry explained how he …
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Carol of Bells That Rocks, Amazes and Inspires

Trevor Loucks of 92 Keys contacted us early this morning to share the group’s new Christmas video, released just yesterday, titled Carol of the Bells. I had never heard of Trevor or 92 Keys. But we all know Carol of the Bells. Carol of the Bells was not originally a Christmas song. It is a Ukrainian folk carol typically associated with the New Year and wishing good fortune on a …
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Lindsey Stirling Plays an Anonymous Hallelujah

This is not the Lindsey Stirling we were looking for this Christmas. Blue-haired and looking like anyone but Lindsey Stirling the YouTube mega-star took to a subway platform with violin in hand and with the tiniest of Nativities on display she performed a wonderful and largely ignored rendition of Hallelujah. Her tearful message at the end more than explains the beauty that is this piece of Christmas work. It is …