Pop Music from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Let’s face it; music isn’t the same as it was 20 years ago. Music is an ever changing medium and with it new sounds, artists and fans emerge with every generation. Pop music is today’s new normality and with it an entire new way of listening to music through players, phones and even watches. Pop music originates from the word ‘popular’ and its name is fitting as more people listen to music today than at any other time in history.
Featured Pop Choir Music
Lindsey Stirling performing, "Elements"
Lindsey Stirling is one of the biggest breakthrough stars in recent years. She has over 675 milliion views on YouTube and her debut album has already sold over 350,000 copies in the US without a major label backing it, it has gone gold in Poland and Switzerland and has already reached platinum status in Germany. During the Pioneer Concert with the Mormon Tabernacle choir and Orchestra on Temple Square in July of 2013, Stirling performed one of her hit new songs, "Elements."
"Happy Medley" Santino Fontana
Not only a crowd favorite of hit broadway songs, Santino Fontana is also a hit performer of today's top pop songs. During the Pioneer Day Concert in 2014, the choir performed "Happy Medley," with the Fontana.
"You Raise Me Up"
Although the original version of the song went without much notice, it now has become a classic thanks to a few artists. In 2004, Josh Groban's recording hit #1 on the Billboard adult contemporary chart in the USA and #73 on the Billboard Hot 100, his first single to do so, and was nominated for a 2005 Grammy award.
This performance by the men of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir was performed during the 85th birthday of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson and is featured on the CD, "Men of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir."