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ACA-Awesome: North Texas Group Wins Grammy Gold

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NORTH TEXAS-It was music's biggest night in Los Angeles on Sunday. The Grammy's stage hosted hot acts like Queen Bey, newbie Sam Smith and Pentatonix.

Never heard of them? Well these guys and gal from Arlington have just won their first Grammy gold for their acapella song called "Daft Punk."

Yeah, guess you could call their win ACA-Awesome!

"We're just so thankful that this sound that we're trying to create can have a place in this industry," said the group’s beatboxer Kevin Olusola on the Red Carpet.

But before their debut on the Grammy stage, this band had humble beginnings in North Texas.

We met up with Christine Chambers, one of Kirstie Maldonado's early vocal coaches.

"They were all singing together and I started to teach Kirstie, I taught her for about 5 years," said Chambers.

Three of the five members have been sharing the stage since an early age.

They were all actors and then they became singers, they spent a lot of time together with the standing room only group they went to Martin High School together, they did musicals there," she said.

Since high school, the singers tuned up their sound to include bass singer Avi Kaplan and beatboxer Kevin Olusola. The mashup has led to musical success.

And now this vocal coach is singing their praises.

"I’m just thrilled for them and what a blessing it is, it’s amazing. I’m getting chills now just talking about it I’m so happy, I'm so happy for them, I’m gonna cry,” said Chambers.

There's no doubt these singers have talent, and now the members of Pentatonix have a golden gramophone to prove it!

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