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Interviews & Profiles

Ryan Tedder performs with OneRepublic in 2011.

January 15, 2012 Tedder has crafted smash singles for Adele and Beyonce, as well as for his band, OneRepublic.

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Kelly Clarkson's new album is Stronger.

January 7, 2012 Clarkson has come a long way since her 2002 American Idol victory, but the road hasn't been easy.

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Marina Diamandis performs at the Reading Festival

September 28, 2010 Is it possible to sell a bunch of records and be an iconic female musician in 2010?

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Discover Songs

Decemberists Sq

November 16, 2009 Our 50 most important recordings of the decade continues, from Kelly Clarkson to Jay-Z.

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June 5, 2008 Jazz, rock, hip-hop, and grunge have defined past generations. What's the sound of Generation Y?

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News

Jennifer Lopez onstage at Mohegan Sun on Oct. 22 — unfortunately without her ex-lookalikes.

October 27, 2011 How can we know what's real and what is staged in the distant world of the super-famous?

Marina Diamandis performs at the Reading Festival

September 28, 2010 Is it possible to sell a bunch of records and be an iconic female musician in 2010?

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Dr. Luke's Twitter feed

September 20, 2010 Turns out it can be hard to figure out what makes a Dr. Luke song a Dr. Luke song.

MC Lyte

September 2, 2010 MC Lyte has been an inspiration to many, many women. Who inspires you?

Sarah McLachlan in Central Park

July 19, 2010 Lara Pellegrinelli interviews critic Ann Powers about the Lilith tour and women in music.

Reviews

Kelly Clarkson's new holiday album is titled Wrapped in Red.

November 15, 2013 Whether glossy and heartfelt or earnest and playful, these albums can help conjure a holiday mood.

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Kelly Clarkson.

November 3, 2011 The former American Idol winner's new album once again showcases her powerful vocal cords.

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The fictional band from This Is Spinal Tap plays a real-life concert in 1984. Nigel Tufnel, the guitarist played by Christopher Guest, favored amplifiers whose volume could be cranked up to 11.

November 9, 2011 This week: the songs that instantly make you want to turn the volume up.

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  • Album: Stronger
  • Artist: Kelly Clarkson
  • Released: 2011