Wayne Shorter, who turned 80 in 2013, won the NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll by a large margin. Robert Ashcroft/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Microphone Check 2013 In Hip-Hop Show

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Lorde Sounds Like Teen Spirit

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music, 2013

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