Scott Hoying Biography
(Singer-Songwriter, Musician and Member of the Vocal Group ‘Pentatonix’)
Birthday: September 17, 1991 (Virgo)
Born In: Arlington, Texas, United States
Scott Hoying is an American singer, songwriter, pianist and the founder of America’s famous A Cappella group, ‘Pentatonix’. He is the baritone lead and backing vocalist in the group. The band won NBC’s reality program ‘The Sing-Off’ in the show’s third season, and thereafter signed a contract with Sony Music. Scott has been a musician and vocalist since childhood. As a young boy he envisioned to someday climb to the top of the music industry. On learning about the auditions for the reality show ‘The Sing-Off’, he teamed up with his childhood friends - Kristin Maldonado and Mitchell Grassi, and later with Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola to form an A Cappella band. The group rendered the best melodies, vocal harmonies, beatboxing and riffling on the show, earning themselves global recognition. Since their win, along with his band of five, Scott has released three EP’s and four full-length albums, of which two were recorded for the holiday season. Almost all of the group’s songs have ranked on the U.S. Billboard music charts. He has also received many prestigious music awards with his band members, and has performed at many music events. In order to promote his albums and songs, he has been on two major tours – his latest was a world tour.