Fania Records celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Courtesy of the label hide caption

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Susheela Raman, a London-based singer who draws upon her Indian roots. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paul Van Haver, better known as Stromae, has already captured the European music market. Now, he's setting his sights on the U.S. Dati Bendo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Brooklyn band Slavic Soul Party! combines Balkan brass with funk and jazz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"She has like a complete vision of music," Fernandez Miró (left) says of Silvia Perez Cruz. "She's not thinking just about vocals, about the voice. She's thinking about everything." Raul Fndz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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