Pentatonix Sets 'Vol. 3' Release Date, Second Holiday Album

Brandon Lyon


Not one, but two Pentatonix releases are coming this fall: PTX Vol. 3 hits shelves Sept. 23, followed by a second holiday album, That's Christmas to Me, on Oct. 21.

The upcoming EP from the viral a cappella quintet marks their first with RCA Records, and will again feature covers of hits and original tracks, it was announced Thursday. The album will also include a surprise featured guest, as well as a song performed entirely in French.

Group members Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi,Kirstin MaldonadoAvi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola -- who won NBC's singing competition The Sing-Off in 2011 — will share the upcoming Vol. 3 tracklist on Aug. 12, when its iTunes and Amazon pre-order goes live with the first of two planned instant tracks.

That's Christmas to Me, named for an original holiday song penned by the group, will include a combination of classic holiday tracks, modern favorites and a one-of-a-kind holiday mash-up.

Earlier this week, the group released a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles track and will appear in Pitch Perfect 2 as a Canadian group that rivals the Barden Bellas.

Watch Pentatonix' video announcement for their upcoming albums below: