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Top 10 A Cappella Groups Around the World

Pitch Perfect introduced us to the world of A cappella but there are many more existing groups that are just as good if not better. Here's a list of some aca-awesome A Cappella groups from around the world.

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Pentatonix

Pentatonix

Pentatonix is an American a cappella group from Arlington, Texas, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola and Matt Sallee. Avi Kaplan was formerly a member of the group; he was replaced by Sallee in 2017.

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Home Free

Home Free

Home Free is an American a cappella group of five vocalists, Austin Brown, Rob Lundquist, Adam Rupp, Tim Foust, and Adam Chance. Starting as a show group, they toured around 200 shows a year across the United States.

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Voca People

Voca People

The Voca People is an Israel-based ensemble performing vocal theater combining a cappella and beat box vocals to reproduce the sounds of an entire orchestra.

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Gentleman’s Rule

Gentleman’s Rule

Gentleman’s Rule is a seven-member male group that sings pop and R & B favorites, with a few surprises — like their versions of "Trap Queen" and "FourFiveSeconds" — as well as their own original music. "The Pachanelly Canon" is the song that put them on the map.

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Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser (SNC) is a professional a cappella group which originated in 1996 at Indiana University. In 2007, a 1998 video of "The 12 Days of Christmas", went viral with over 8 million views and subsequently led to a five-album record deal with Atlantic Records in 2008.

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Naturally 7

Naturally 7

Naturally 7 is an American music group with a distinct a cappella style they call "vocal play," which, according to group leader Roger Thomas, is "the art of becoming an instrument using the human voice to create the sound."

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VoicePlay

VoicePlay

More graduates of The Sing-Off, VoicePlay is a serious contender in the a cappella world. This five-piece ensemble from Orlando can be described as nothing less than hot. With rotating guest singers and a wide vocal range, VoicePlay always hits its mark. Their version of "Wrecking Ball," featuring Sarah Vela, is incredible.

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The Filharmonic

The Filharmonic

The Filharmonic, an LA-based a cappella group of Filipino-American youngsters who were featured in NBC'S hit musical competition, The Sing-Off, has much to sing about. The 5-piece vocal group made the semi-finals.

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Penn Masala

Penn Masala

Penn Masala is an American a cappella group. It is the world's first and premier South Asian a cappella group. Formed in 1996 by students at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Masala's music has been influenced by the Eastern and Western cultures that represent the group's membership.

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On The Rocks

On The Rocks

On the Rocks is the Premiere all-male A Cappella group from the University of Oregon. Since 1999 when Peter Hollens and Leo DaSilva brought modern A Cappella to the west coast, On the Rocks has continued to rise and make music that the public loves.