"The key is to figure out what you're contributing," Joshua Bell says of playing chamber music. Eric Kabik/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Enrique Iglesias' song "Bailando" — with versions in Spanish and in Spanglish — has hit big both on the Latin pop charts and the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. EnriqueIglesiasVEVO/YouTube hide caption

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John Luther Adams' Pulitzer Prize-winning piece is called Become Ocean; the recording of the work comes out Sept. 30. Donald Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Moon Hooch's new album is called This Is Cave Music. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kat Edmonson's new album is called The Big Picture. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Andre Benjamin during a Q&A at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles following a screening of Jimi: All Is By My Side last weekend. Justin Baker/WireImage hide caption

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Tweedy's new album is titled Sukierae. Piper Ferguson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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André Benjamin plays Jimi Hendrix in the new film Jimi: All Is By My Side. Patrick Redmond/Courtesy of Open Road Films hide caption

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Neko Case and Carl Newman of The New Pornographers say a great pop song opens your heart up and makes you want to hear it again and again. Chris Buck/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chad Lawson's new album is The Chopin Variations. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jennifer Hudson's new album is titled JHUD. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paolo Nutini's new album is called Caustic Love. Shamil Tanna/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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