Melodic Mondays: Evolution of Music Courtesy of NBC’s “The Sing Off” Champs – Pentatonix

pentatonixIn a special installment of Melodic Mondays, this video was too good to pass up. NBC’s newly revived A Cappella series “The Sing Off” gave us a truly talented bunch when Pentatonix was crowned champs back in 2011. The reality competition series will return this December, as previously announced, but PTX have been making music and headlines since. In addition to stellar covers, which can be found on their YouTube channel, the a cappella group, which formed specifically for the show, has released an album and are in the midst of their latest headlining tour.

Taking their favorites from the 11th century all the way to 2013, the talented group takes us through an Evolution of Music with just their voices. Check out the video below. To order PTX Vol 1, click here. For everything Pentatonix, including details on the remaining tour dates for 2013, check out their official website.

For a list of the songs used in the video above, see below.

11th century-
Salve Regina

Canon in D – Pachelbel

Symphony No. 5 – Beethoven

Danny Boy – Frederic Weatherly

Old Man River – Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein II

Minnie The Moocher – Cab Calloway

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – The Andrew Sisters

I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash
La Bamba – Ritchie Valens

Stand By Me – Ben E King
Barbara Ann – Beach Boys
I Want To Hold Your Hand – The Beatles
Respect – Aretha Franklin

ABC – Jackson 5
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Celebration – Kool & The Gang
Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
Thriller – Michael Jackson

Can’t Touch This – MC Hammer
…Baby One More Time – Britney Spears
Say My Name – Destiny’s Child
I Want It That Way – The Backstreet Boys

Hey Ya! – Outkast
Drop it Like Its Hot – Snoop Dogg
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Hips Don’t Lie – Shakira
Single Ladies – BeyoncĂ©
I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
I Gotta Feelin – Black Eyed Peas

Baby – Justin Bieber
We Found Love – Rihanna
Some Nights – Fun.
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye
Gangnam Style – Psy
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen

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