PENTATONIX TO APPEAR AT THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10
WHO: Pop super group Pentatonix
WHAT: Platinum-selling recording artists Pentatonix will perform a live preview of their recent Grammy-nominated track, “Dance of The Sugarplum Fairy,” from their #1 holiday album, That’s Christmas To Me, live at The Empire State Building on Thursday, December 10 to celebrate their participation in the Empire State Building’s Holiday Light Show which will take place on Monday, December 21.
World-renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman will choreograph the display to Pentatonix’s “Dance of The Sugar Plum Fairy” which will be transmitted from atop ESB and simulcast on iHeartMedia’s platforms.
WHERE: Empire State Building lobby
350 Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets
WHEN: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Since bursting onto the scene in 2011, Platinum selling recording artists Pentatonix have sold more than 2.2 million albums in the U.S. alone, won a Grammy Award, sold out venues worldwide, have amassed over 1.2 billion views on their YouTube channel with over 9.5 million subscribers and appeared in the feature film Pitch Perfect 2. Their latest release, Pentatonix debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and Current Albums Chart. The first single, “Can’t Sleep Love” is rising up the charts and has over 11 million views on YouTube. The group also just released an enhanced deluxe version of their platinum selling holiday album, That’s Christmas To Me, which features their recent 2016 Grammy nominated track, “Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy.”
All 7 of their releases have peaked within the Top 5 on Billboard’s Digital Albums Chart with 6 of those releases reaching the Top 10 or higher on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Most recently, the group received 2 gold certifications for their “Daft Punk” medley and cover of Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” ft. Lindsey Stirling. Their 2014 holiday album – That’s Christmas To Me – sold more than 1.2 million copies in the U. S., which was the 4th best-selling album of 2014. The group released their very first documentary (On My Way Home) which follows the quintet on their sold out 2015 North American Tour featuring behind-the-scenes footage, life performance and the making of their debut studio album, Pentatonix.
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About Empire State Realty Trust
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of September 30, 2015, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 724,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.