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What do the members of a cappella group Pentatonix have in common with David Archuleta, Delta Rae, Train, Jon Bon Jovi and Warren Buffett? If you guessed worldwide renown as a value investor, you’d be wrong. But if you’d said something about having played a live concert at FORBES’ New York headquarters, you’d have been right on the money.

Pentatonix graced the makeshift stage in the middle of our fourth-floor newsroom late last month, a midday treat from a band that tens of thousands of concertgoers have now shelled out hard cash to watch in concert. The group’s star has been on the rise since winning Season Three of The Sing Off; last summer Pentatonix released its debut album, PTX Volume 1, which climbed to No. 14 on the Billboard 200.

“I feel like a lot of people are looking for this kind of raw organic sound that’s not really produced,” says singer Scott Hoying. “I think they just want to hear good singing nowadays and I think Glee showcases that. I think The Sing Off showcases that and I think we’re really excited to try to be at the forefront of that movement.”

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