Time is of the essence here. SUP3RFRUIT, two parts of platinum-selling, Grammy-winning group Pentatonix, dive headfirst into a dynamic, piano-tinged medley of Empire's season one soundtrack. Epic? Absolutely. Chill-inducing? Yes, sir! Can't get enough? Hell. yes. Vocalists Mitch Grassi and Scott Hoying , who have previously dazzled on Taylor Swift and Beyonce fusions, float tenderly across standout cuts like No Apologies, Keep It Movin' and What Is Love.
"That wasn't a total disaster," they quip afterward. Ahead of the show's season two bow Sept. 23, the duo has partnered with Fox Broadcasting for the performance, which is simple, yet elegantly powerful. As they've previously done, they sit stoically behind mics and rip into the lyrics with confidence. Their best performance yet? Judge for yourself:
Meanwhile, Pentatonix is set to drop their first-ever all-original album Oct. 16, anchored by the lead single Can't Sleep Love—read our review of the track right here. The self-titled release follows the platinum That's Christmas to Me and a sequence of other projects, including 2013's PTX: Vol II (which features their Grammy-winning Daft Punk arrangement).
You can pre-order the new album on Apple Music.
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