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After a series of delays and controversial nominations, ‘music’s biggest night’ went on, with big wins for industry staples and newcomers alike.

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After a series of delays and controversial nominations, ‘music’s biggest night’ went on, with big wins for industry staples and newcomers alike.

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The American singer-songwriter’s honest and intimate music is exactly what indie-folk rock needs, even if the Grammys failed to recognize this.

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The American singer-songwriter’s honest and intimate music is exactly what indie-folk rock needs, even if the Grammys failed to recognize this.

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The release of the 2021 Grammy Awards nominees sparked an outcry of fans and artists demanding transparency and equality from the selection committee.

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The release of the 2021 Grammy Awards nominees sparked an outcry of fans and artists demanding transparency and equality from the selection committee.

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The event was overshadowed by the death of Kobe Bryant and looming allegations about the Recording Academy.

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The event was overshadowed by the death of Kobe Bryant and looming allegations about the Recording Academy.

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As the eligibility period comes to a close, Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish look to dominate.

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As the eligibility period comes to a close, Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish look to dominate.

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The award show’s cryptic methodology has led to widespread criticism in recent years.

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The award show’s cryptic methodology has led to widespread criticism in recent years.

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The 60th Annual Grammy Awards fell flat this year in addressing the issues of gender inequality and sexual violence that are plaguing the nation.

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The 60th Annual Grammy Awards fell flat this year in addressing the issues of gender inequality and sexual violence that are plaguing the nation.

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Despite efforts to show support for women in the recent #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, the Grammys instead sparked a new hashtag: #GrammysSoMale.

 

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Despite efforts to show support for women in the recent #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, the Grammys instead sparked a new hashtag: #GrammysSoMale.

 

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Just like black ensembles at the Golden Globes, celebrities donned white roses at the 2018 Grammys to show that the music industry was confronting its demons.

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Just like black ensembles at the Golden Globes, celebrities donned white roses at the 2018 Grammys to show that the music industry was confronting its demons.

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Though Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover and Bruno Mars took home a slew of high honors, critics claim that the Grammys snubbed female artists.

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Though Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover and Bruno Mars took home a slew of high honors, critics claim that the Grammys snubbed female artists.

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The Grammy performances are sure to bring some heat to the stage on Jan. 28.

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The Grammy performances are sure to bring some heat to the stage on Jan. 28.

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The Recording Academy has announced the nominations for the 2018 Grammys, and if they snub Kendrick a third time, that’s on them.

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The Recording Academy has announced the nominations for the 2018 Grammys, and if they snub Kendrick a third time, that’s on them.

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Don’t miss out on these Grammy nominated tracks from the past year.

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Don’t miss out on these Grammy nominated tracks from the past year.

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Guess you don’t have to ‘sell it to snatch the Grammy’ after all.

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Guess you don’t have to ‘sell it to snatch the Grammy’ after all.

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After a decade behind the scenes of many chart-topping pop hits, the singer-songwriter has debuted her own solo studio album.

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After a decade behind the scenes of many chart-topping pop hits, the singer-songwriter has debuted her own solo studio album.

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The new AppleTV documentary follows the pop star through her rapid ascent to stardom as she prepares her debut album.

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The new AppleTV documentary follows the pop star through her rapid ascent to stardom as she prepares her debut album.

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The American singer-songwriter’s latest song is both nostalgic and fresh, reminding listeners of the musical ingenuity that she has always had.

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The American singer-songwriter’s latest song is both nostalgic and fresh, reminding listeners of the musical ingenuity that she has always had.

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The K-pop group presents an image that breaks away from traditional gender norms and propels us into a new era of self-love and acceptance.

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The K-pop group presents an image that breaks away from traditional gender norms and propels us into a new era of self-love and acceptance.

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The Australian singer-songwriter exemplifies the evolution of the pop genre while taking note from pop stars of the past.

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The Australian singer-songwriter exemplifies the evolution of the pop genre while taking note from pop stars of the past.

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The 2020 Taylor Swift documentary expertly highlights the impact that stardom has had on the singer, while also showing the value of the little moments.

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The 2020 Taylor Swift documentary expertly highlights the impact that stardom has had on the singer, while also showing the value of the little moments.

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In the multifaceted artist’s new song, ‘Don’t Judge Me,’ she transforms her knowledge of oppression into something truly restorative for all audiences.

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In the multifaceted artist’s new song, ‘Don’t Judge Me,’ she transforms her knowledge of oppression into something truly restorative for all audiences.

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More than two months after being snubbed by the Grammys, the Canadian recording artist gave a high-energy halftime performance of his massive collection of hits.

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More than two months after being snubbed by the Grammys, the Canadian recording artist gave a high-energy halftime performance of his massive collection of hits.

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The electro-pop trailblazer, who died at the age of 34 on Jan. 30, redefined her industry by challenging traditional concepts of gender, identity and sound.

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The electro-pop trailblazer, who died at the age of 34 on Jan. 30, redefined her industry by challenging traditional concepts of gender, identity and sound.

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With plenty of highly anticipated releases and online concerts slated for this year, here are the female artists to keep an ear out for.

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With plenty of highly anticipated releases and online concerts slated for this year, here are the female artists to keep an ear out for.

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Concert and other music documentaries give us access to the lives behind the public faces of artists such as Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift and more.

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Concert and other music documentaries give us access to the lives behind the public faces of artists such as Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift and more.

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If we want the genre to continue to make an impact and have a stable future, we cannot depend on music that is made to go viral on the video-sharing app.

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If we want the genre to continue to make an impact and have a stable future, we cannot depend on music that is made to go viral on the video-sharing app.

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The effects of COVID-19 can be heard in the somber themes of Taylor Swift’s newest album.

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The effects of COVID-19 can be heard in the somber themes of Taylor Swift’s newest album.

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More than 40 years after the song’s release, it has climbed up the top 100 once again. The reason? A heartwarming TikTok.

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More than 40 years after the song’s release, it has climbed up the top 100 once again. The reason? A heartwarming TikTok.

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The backlash to Cardi B and Meg Thee Stallion’s hit song is incredibly hypocritical, and ignores the track’s empowering message.

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The backlash to Cardi B and Meg Thee Stallion’s hit song is incredibly hypocritical, and ignores the track’s empowering message.

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The 2015 hip-hop concept album has a renewed importance because of its social and political commentary on racial inequality, institutional discrimination and African American culture.

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The 2015 hip-hop concept album has a renewed importance because of its social and political commentary on racial inequality, institutional discrimination and African American culture.

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The Barcelona singer spent her childhood learning music long associated with revolution. Now, Rosalía is revolutionizing the music industry herself.

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The Barcelona singer spent her childhood learning music long associated with revolution. Now, Rosalía is revolutionizing the music industry herself.

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Sibling acts like the Jackson 5, the Jonas Brothers, HAIM and the Bee Gees need to make room because there’s a new and ferocious sister duo that’s here to stay.

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Sibling acts like the Jackson 5, the Jonas Brothers, HAIM and the Bee Gees need to make room because there’s a new and ferocious sister duo that’s here to stay.

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The musical superstar has opened up about his own struggles with his body, and sparked a dialogue about a topic that’s often overlooked.

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The musical superstar has opened up about his own struggles with his body, and sparked a dialogue about a topic that’s often overlooked.

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You know who Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley are, so now it’s time to learn about the artists behind some of their greatest hits, Charles Singleton and Rose Marie McCoy.

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You know who Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley are, so now it’s time to learn about the artists behind some of their greatest hits, Charles Singleton and Rose Marie McCoy.

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If you’re into electronic dance music, you know artists like Calvin Harris and Flume. But do you know the names of the vocalists featured in their songs?

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If you’re into electronic dance music, you know artists like Calvin Harris and Flume. But do you know the names of the vocalists featured in their songs?

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With Election Day only being a few months away, Kanye West is extremely late in announcing his intentions to be a part of the 2020 presidential race.

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With Election Day only being a few months away, Kanye West is extremely late in announcing his intentions to be a part of the 2020 presidential race.

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Ryan Tedder’s band has been releasing versatile hits for nearly two decades, but they still remain under the radar.

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Ryan Tedder’s band has been releasing versatile hits for nearly two decades, but they still remain under the radar.

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Whether it’s with their happy music or their inspiring lyrics, these songs will help keep you afloat through all of life’s stresses.

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Whether it’s with their happy music or their inspiring lyrics, these songs will help keep you afloat through all of life’s stresses.

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Whether overtly political like Rachel Cargle’s ‘Revolution Playlist,’ or just something you made for a friend, playlists can function as spaces to heal, resist and connect.

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Whether overtly political like Rachel Cargle’s ‘Revolution Playlist,’ or just something you made for a friend, playlists can function as spaces to heal, resist and connect.

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The white singer’s racially coded complaints about the success of several black female artists perpetuate a harmful dichotomy between white femininity and black female aggression.

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The white singer’s racially coded complaints about the success of several black female artists perpetuate a harmful dichotomy between white femininity and black female aggression.

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Whether he’s playing drums in Dead Weather or fronting his own White Stripes, the storied musician retains his own undeniable sound. 

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Whether he’s playing drums in Dead Weather or fronting his own White Stripes, the storied musician retains his own undeniable sound. 

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Pole dancing is becoming widely accepted for parties and fitness, but stripping remains vilified. So, what’s the difference?

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Pole dancing is becoming widely accepted for parties and fitness, but stripping remains vilified. So, what’s the difference?

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Representation is important. That’s why it’s crucial that we see transgender faces in the mainstream.

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Representation is important. That’s why it’s crucial that we see transgender faces in the mainstream.

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On their latest album, the K-pop superstars blend genres as they explore growing pains and the dark side of high ambitions.

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On their latest album, the K-pop superstars blend genres as they explore growing pains and the dark side of high ambitions.

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After a year off, the indie rock band will once again headline their own fest in their hometown of Cincinnati.

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After a year off, the indie rock band will once again headline their own fest in their hometown of Cincinnati.

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You won’t see too many black creators advertised on the video-sharing site, so here’s something to help get you started.

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You won’t see too many black creators advertised on the video-sharing site, so here’s something to help get you started.

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It’s easy to romanticize Taylor Swift’s extremely successful life. What many of us fail to remember is that it can be hard to be famous.

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It’s easy to romanticize Taylor Swift’s extremely successful life. What many of us fail to remember is that it can be hard to be famous.

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The Academy is obviously lacking when it comes to diversity, and that includes actors with disabilities.

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The Academy is obviously lacking when it comes to diversity, and that includes actors with disabilities.

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The outspoken critic of the country music industry has returned with an experimental tour de force of an album.

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The outspoken critic of the country music industry has returned with an experimental tour de force of an album.

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The death of Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle leaves the city of LA quiet.

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The death of Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle leaves the city of LA quiet.

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The musician’s latest album is brilliantly and beautifully manic.

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The musician’s latest album is brilliantly and beautifully manic.

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After falling a little behind the times, its smooth sounds are back to capture the ears and hearts of listeners.

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After falling a little behind the times, its smooth sounds are back to capture the ears and hearts of listeners.

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The announcement has many excited, but still courts some controversy.

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The announcement has many excited, but still courts some controversy.

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Released just moments after her Sweetener World Tour ended, this recording perfectly captures the intensity and skill of the musician’s live performances.

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Released just moments after her Sweetener World Tour ended, this recording perfectly captures the intensity and skill of the musician’s live performances.

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The multi-talented musician and ‘Hamilton’ cast member is one of the most innovative artists working today.

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The multi-talented musician and ‘Hamilton’ cast member is one of the most innovative artists working today.

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What caused the No. 1 channel for music to become just another reality show network?

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What caused the No. 1 channel for music to become just another reality show network?

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The pop star’s presence was inescapable.

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The pop star’s presence was inescapable.

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They used to be reserved for dimming stars, but now it’s hosting the brightest and regaining its reputation.

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They used to be reserved for dimming stars, but now it’s hosting the brightest and regaining its reputation.

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The singer changed the game for Latinx artists and now this upcoming biopic will give fans an even closer look at her infamous life.

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The singer changed the game for Latinx artists and now this upcoming biopic will give fans an even closer look at her infamous life.

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The newest ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member Bowen Yang has a podcast with his friend Matt Rogers, and it’s time to get listening.

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The newest ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member Bowen Yang has a podcast with his friend Matt Rogers, and it’s time to get listening.

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The success of the rapper’s second annual festival proves Astroworld 2020 will not be one to miss.

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The success of the rapper’s second annual festival proves Astroworld 2020 will not be one to miss.

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The artist speaks out on some controversies in this new release.

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The artist speaks out on some controversies in this new release.

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The album is full of legends, from Chaka Khan to Donna Summer.

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The album is full of legends, from Chaka Khan to Donna Summer.

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The catchy tunes and Latin influence of this music sensation have everyone listening, dancing and wondering about this genre’s burst into the mainstream.

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The catchy tunes and Latin influence of this music sensation have everyone listening, dancing and wondering about this genre’s burst into the mainstream.

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The Big Easy is known for jazz, but is it what everyone’s listening to? It’s time to explore the multifaceted music scene that includes rock, rap and funk.

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The Big Easy is known for jazz, but is it what everyone’s listening to? It’s time to explore the multifaceted music scene that includes rock, rap and funk.

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I don’t know who hurt him, but they better watch their back.

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I don’t know who hurt him, but they better watch their back.

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XXL posts an annual list of top new artists. Which year produced the ones with the most staying power?

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XXL posts an annual list of top new artists. Which year produced the ones with the most staying power?

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The new Travis Scott documentary has some fun moments, but avoids deeper insights into the rapper’s life.

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The new Travis Scott documentary has some fun moments, but avoids deeper insights into the rapper’s life.

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This album is the comeback of R&B no one knew we needed.

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This album is the comeback of R&B no one knew we needed.

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Just when you thought he couldn’t be more successful, he drops ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding.’

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Just when you thought he couldn’t be more successful, he drops ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding.’

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This indelible voice is going to rediscovered by a new generation.

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This indelible voice is going to rediscovered by a new generation.

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The more important question … are we ready for it?

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The more important question … are we ready for it?

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Hip-hop culture needs to make female representation and diversity a priority.

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Hip-hop culture needs to make female representation and diversity a priority.

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Is it really all sunshine and rainbows?

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Here are 10 motivational tunes that will get you through the upcoming school year.

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Here are 10 motivational tunes that will get you through the upcoming school year.

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This oft-forgotten category should be on more people’s minds.

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This oft-forgotten category should be on more people’s minds.

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The musician’s latest release reframes our issues as an opportunity for self-improvement, rather than an excuse for self-pity.

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The musician’s latest release reframes our issues as an opportunity for self-improvement, rather than an excuse for self-pity.

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The corresponding Beyoncé album mirrors past Disney music projects, like Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther: The Album.’

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The corresponding Beyoncé album mirrors past Disney music projects, like Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther: The Album.’

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The Chicago MC’s debut album is a 22 track love letter to God, marriage and his wife that’s heavy on enthusiasm and light on most everything else.

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The Chicago MC’s debut album is a 22 track love letter to God, marriage and his wife that’s heavy on enthusiasm and light on most everything else.

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Classical music isn’t dead, it’s just evolved into something greater.

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Classical music isn’t dead, it’s just evolved into something greater.

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The annual awards ceremony aims to showcase the best of black performers, and the 2019 Awards did just that, with established legends and fresh faces alike.

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The annual awards ceremony aims to showcase the best of black performers, and the 2019 Awards did just that, with established legends and fresh faces alike.

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Long pushed out of the spotlight in favor of performers, songwriters are finally getting to be the center of attention.

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Long pushed out of the spotlight in favor of performers, songwriters are finally getting to be the center of attention.

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A recently released album, a coinciding tour and the promise for brand-new music in 2020 – emo kids’ favorite goth rock band is coming back.

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A recently released album, a coinciding tour and the promise for brand-new music in 2020 – emo kids’ favorite goth rock band is coming back.

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It’s refreshing to have men like this to look up to.

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It’s refreshing to have men like this to look up to.

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Through thick and thin, the band has focused on what’s most important… creating content that sends a powerful message to the world.

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Through thick and thin, the band has focused on what’s most important… creating content that sends a powerful message to the world.

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Deepak Chopra’s seminal work is, and always will be, a masterpiece of humanist philosophy.

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Deepak Chopra’s seminal work is, and always will be, a masterpiece of humanist philosophy.

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She might be an award-winning musician, but country fans are hesitant to embrace the left-leaning songwriter.

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She might be an award-winning musician, but country fans are hesitant to embrace the left-leaning songwriter.

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The Grammy-nominated artist known for ‘Take Me To Church’ has suddenly released a work of pure art.

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The Grammy-nominated artist known for ‘Take Me To Church’ has suddenly released a work of pure art.

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Whether you like Christian music or not, Franklin’s is worth a listen.

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Whether you like Christian music or not, Franklin’s is worth a listen.

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Each member of the girl group, without exception, has already begun to find solo success

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Each member of the girl group, without exception, has already begun to find solo success

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Each song in the 12-track project offers a new perspective on feminism.

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Each song in the 12-track project offers a new perspective on feminism.