Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. Shawn Brackbill hide caption

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American Idol's Carrie Underwood won Best New Artist and Best Female Country Vocal Performance at the 2007 Grammys. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dawes. Photo courtesy of artist. hide caption

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Benjamin Gibbard and Jay Farrar. Autumn de Wilde/Shore Fire Media hide caption

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Sonos is (from left) Rachel Bearer, Chris Harrison, Jessica Freedman, Paul Peglar, Katharine Hoye and Ben McLain. Beth Herzhaft hide caption

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Neither ambient nor explicitly forceful, Efterklang's "Modern Drift" puts all of its layers on display. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kate McGarrigle came from one of those rare families that actually sing at home. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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