The singer-songwriter released her debut studio album, Is Your Love Big Enough, this summer. Ravi Dhar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paramore is the pop-punk band's self-titled fourth album. Pamela Littky/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bonobo's new album is titled The North Borders. Andrew De Francesco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neko Case has been recording her latest album at WaveLab Studio in Tucson, Ariz. Jason Creps/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Phil Ramone in New York in 1997. Ken Weingart/Getty Images hide caption

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Jazz composer Maria Schneider (left) and soprano Dawn Upshaw collaborated on the new album Winter Morning Walks. Jimmy & Dena Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Classically trained Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf plays a four-valved trumpet, an innovation he credits to his famous father. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nkulee Dube's debut album is titled My Way. Robert Tlapu/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been friends and collaborators since the 1970s. Their new album together is called Old Yellow Moon. David McClister /Nonesuch Records hide caption

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Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis' first album as collaborators is called Cheater's Game. Cody Hamilton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein (left) and singer-songwriter Tift Merrit collaborate on the new album Night. Lisa Marie Mazzucco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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