New Tunesday – 2019 Holiday Edition

As the magic is settling in for Christmas Eve and sun is setting for Day 3 of Hanukkah, we bring you the best of the new a cappella holiday tunes released in 2019.

Happy Holidays, everyone! Don’t forget to make Acaville your holiday station for extra joy and cheer.

Pentatonix

Who doesn’t love a great bass solo on the Grinch?

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Face Vocal Band

A Led Zeppelin parody for the holidays? Ok.

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Or a classy Chipmunk Song?

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Or maybe your favorite is “Sing Me Now of Christmas”?

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Peter Hollens

The YouTube star known for quick turn around and rapid fire content took SEVEN years to make this video. Don’t miss it.

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Westminster Chorus

The current international champions gave a little love to Hanukkah in their holiday show.

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VoicePlay

Only a matter of time before the Frozen and Frozen 2 soundtracks become holiday staples. Here’s a cover from the latest movie

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The Australian A Cappella Collab Project

Who doesn’t love a little holiday love from the best of a cappella in Australia?

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Meantime Chorus

Enjoy this classic song arranged by barbershop legend, David Wright.

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Chris Rupp ft.Elliott Robinson

Two a cappella stars teaming up for a beautiful carol? You want to hear this.

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MVP

A little more from the southern hemisphere and summer Christmas time.

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Squad Harmonix

Young voices singing for the holidays is magic.

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New Tunesday – September 10, 2019

Class is back in session and the new tunes are rolling out. Enjoy this week’s favorites.

Home Free

Home Fries are definitely in for a treat with this Tim Foust feature in the country a cappella superstar’s latest release.

Squad Harmonix

Collect some of the most talented youth in LA and give them a Miley Cyrus tune? It’s even more awesome than you think.

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MVP

Winner of Best Original Song at this year’s AUSACA, check out the latest from this fire girls’ group from down under.

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Fermata Nowhere

And finally, kicking off the new year in style, we want to bring your attention to this joyful music video made by incredibly talented MIDDLE school students with a special cause in mind.

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New Tunesday – June 18, 2019

Just when we think a week in a cappella couldn’t get any better, we get a week like this one.

The Swingles

What happens when one of the world’s most iconic group of singers covers Radiohead? This.

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Jacob Collier

I’m pretty sure the only way you’re getting me to listen to an 8 minute rendition of Moon River is by having Jacob Collier arrange and sing it. And is that Take 6 we spy?

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Home Free

Straight from The Nashville Vineyard Church, Home Free takes on this simple yet sweet cover of this modern classic from Vince Gill.

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Oh. You thought that was all? Nope. Here’s more, Home Fries – an original!

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VoicePlay

Our Sing-Off alums have been busy this week – enjoy a medley of all of your boy band guilty pleasures.

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Voctave

This Orlando group can do no wrong in our book. This time they’ve taken a Disney classic while still making you wonder just where all of those vocal gymnastics and fireworks are coming from. Pre-orders for their new album “Somewhere There’s Music” start on iTunes and Amazon music on June 24th ahead of a July 1st release.

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Face

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Idyllic American countryside. A nod to one of the most iconic music festivals of all time. Colorado’s favorite vocal band. Still need more? Just watch.

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MVP

A brand new original song from the ladies Down Under. It’s pretty catchy, if you ask us.

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The Pennchants

Prince is an artist you cover with caution. However, when you have a soloist like Marjon Enriquez, by all means, cover all things Purple.

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Main Street

Enjoy this little ditty from the 2017 BHS International Quartet Champions in honor of Father’s Day.

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Flight Scene

This coed country group is back – this time with a Lauren Alaina cover.

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Prismatics

Biggest lesson learned from this video? More groups should cover Shoshana Bean. Thanks for this little live gem, Prismatics.

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New Tunesday – April 9, 2019

VoicePlay

Even if you’re not ready to admit you love a good guilty pleasure, we dare you not to sing along.

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Gestalt

This boundary-pushing group out of the University of Florida are frequent competitors nationwide. This cover is part of their award-winning set that earned them First Runner-Up at the National A Cappella Convention in 2018.

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Vadé

This smooth UK R&B quintet put their own spin on this Boyz II Men classic.

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MVP

Billie Eilish is all the rage lately and this Australian quintet does great justice to “Bellyache.”

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