Eight a cappella singing groups compete for a recording contract.




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2 nominations. See more awards »


Series cast summary:
 Himself - Host (25 episodes, 2009-2014)
 Himself - Judge (25 episodes, 2009-2014)
 Himself - Judge (24 episodes, 2009-2013)
 Dancer / ... (19 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Dancer / ... (16 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Dancer / ... (12 episodes, 2011)
 Herself - Judge (12 episodes, 2011)
Candace Eve ...
 Delilah singer / ... (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
 Dancer / ... (12 episodes, 2011)


"The Sing-Off" will feature a cappella groups performing popular songs from various genres, arranged and sung like you've never heard before. There is no lip-synching, back-up band or safety net. Ultimately America will decide the winning group. Written by NBC Publicity

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Sing It. Bring It.



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Release Date:

14 December 2009 (USA)  »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Season 3 winners Pentatonix, won a recording contract from Sony Music. All 5 members moved to L.A. immediately after the show. Just 2 weeks later, Sony canceled their contract without even a single meeting with the group. Pentatonix has gone on to become the most successful a capella group in history and one of the most popular pop groups of 2015 with the release of their first album consisting of all original music. See more »


Referenced in 30 Rock: Plan B (2011) See more »

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Finally!! A singing competition show 4 the best genre - a capella.
25 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews


  • The judges are actual, tried & tested, vocal music pros.

  • The groups are exactly that, groups. There's a sweetness and a
genuineness in watching a group do their thing!

  • People keep saying it's a spin off of Glee + Idol. Well, I see it as
the best of both shows without the weird "drama".

  • This is music competition at it's best; just vocals, no hired session
instrumentalists, no stoned judges playing "good cop - bad cop", no irky* chest hair... I respect that there's an audience for all that but if you just wanna see guys sing their butts off, this is it!

  • The show's season is not too long or too short - I think there's
about 10-12 two hour episodes per season. Brilliant!!


  • I think voting should start slightly earlier - the final 4 or 5
group. AfroBlue should not have left the show this season (2011). They were not the best but I think they were better that 2 of the 3 finalists. That's just me. If voting had started earlier, they would still be on.

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