Women of the World
Winners of the inaugural Varsity Vocals AcaOpen have a long list of accolades and rightfully so. Singing songs from around the world, this quartet born out of Berklee just released their version of the American Negro Spiritual, “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho.”
While performing in Germany, the 2012 BHS International Quartet Champions out of Sweden rung sweet chords inside a local cathedral.
The girl group backed by the star power of Pentatonix is still on the rise and their latest song “Never Enough” features a simple yet powerful delivery.
Who doesn’t love Jamiroquai – especially when it’s sung this well? This a cappella quintet out of London claims influences from Take 6 and Committed among others and it shows.
On’lar A Cappella
Some great fun out of Turkey produced by Grammy-winning engineer, Bill Hare.
The one-man a cappella sensation is back with a five-song medley from Journey.
As part of their series called #SmashHitSunday, the UK a cappella stars and 2016 ICCA Champions are pushing boundaries with their latest release, tackling subjects outside of their comfort zones.
After School Specials
From the Claremont Colleges consortium in California, the 2018 ICCA Wildcard Finalist released a hot cover of Ariana Grande’s “Greedy.”
The standout group of women from FSU gave us a live cover of Demi Lovato this week.
Topping the field of High School Quartets at Arvada High School last week, the future of barbershop looks bright.
January was filled with such great music – we can hardly believe it’s already February.
Here are this week’s newest hits:
A little a cappella Travis Tritt, anyone?
Not only did Pitch Slapped create an amazing arrangement of Charlie Puth’s “Attention” but they also NAILED it live at Berklee Caf in December. Consider us floored.
In case Pitch Slapped wasn’t enough, here’s more great cover music out of the Boston collegiate scene.
With adorable dogs and a vocal feature by percussionist Jeff Thacher, there’s nothing not to like about the latest cover from Rockapella.
In his latest release Peter Hollens portrays the villain that everyone loves to hate: Scar.
Certainly was a good week for one man covers of Disney classics of the Lion variety.
No one was more excited to hear “Hooked On A Feeling” come back in Guradians of the Galaxy than your author, so an a cappella cover is just icing on the cake.
This sextet out of Michigan dropped their first video – a live take of Thirdstory’s “Still in Love” and we just may be.
Colorado All State Choir
Now an annual tradition, the All State Choir makes beautiful music from the balconies.
Not one, but two awesome mashups of TV theme songs? Yes, please.
The great music keeps on rolling in – here are some of our favorite new releases this week:
An original folk tune written by group tenor, Oliver Griffiths, is the perfect way to celebrate your most important relationships this new year.
The one man a cappella band brings his favorite song from Lion King. Enjoy the many faces and sounds from this irrefutable YouTube star.
The AcaLumni Project
What a nice surprise it was for the Acaville team to get a virtual Valentine from the world’s first internet-based a cappella group. “You’ve Got a Friend” is the latest release from this group of a cappella alumni from around the world. Like what you hear? Send your own valentine this year with their help!
The Ohio-based YouTube star with many clones released his latest cover – this time of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody.
We’re not sure there’s ever been a video that perfectly captured the essence of a group like this one. Enjoy “On and Ever Onward” arranged by Lisa Forkish.
Born out of the very active BYU a cappella scene, this cover of “Dream” is visually stunning with cinematography work from Tyler Edwards.
With a roster full of up and coming Broadway stars, Range out of NYC covers Meadowlark with full blessing from Stephen Schwartz.
Is it just us, or does it feel like we’re ready for another boy band wave? In the meantime, here’s 18 boy bands in one pretty package from Ignite Vocal out of China.