Pentatonix Chrismas Special: Time, channel, special guests and live blog
Watch breakout a cappella stars Pentatonix's Christmas special on NBC Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. EST.
The one-hour television event features the group singing holiday favorites. Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton and Kelly Clarkson are also joining the group for songs.
Pentatonix recently released their third holiday album, “A Pentatonix Christmas,” which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. The album features the group’s arrangement of the Leonard Cohen classic, “Hallelujah,” which debuted at No. 6 on Billboard’s Top Digital Songs Chart. The music video received more than 20 million views in its first week.
“A Pentatonix Christmas Special” is executive produced by Brad Lachman Productions, Inc. in collaboration with RCA Records and Pentatonix.
In just five years, Pentatonix has sold more than 3.5 million albums in the U.S. alone. They have won 2 Grammy Awards and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts more than 11 million subscribers, yielding nearly 2 billion video views, and their 2015 self-titled album has been certified gold after debuting #1 on Billboard’s Top 200. All 7 Pentatonix album releases have debuted in the chart’s Top 10. In 2015 the group released its first tour documentary — “On My Way Home” — and appeared in the feature film “Pitch Perfect 2.”
“A Pentatonix Christmas” follows 2014’s “That’s Christmas to Me,” which has been certified 2x platinum and includes the quintet’s Grammy Award-winning arrangement for “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.”
Pentatonix is currently on the final leg of their 2016 World Tour.
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