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Mike George, Amazon's vice president of Echo, Alexa and Appstore, speaking in New York City in May. Today, Amazon announced the launch of an on-demand music-streaming service. Noam Galai/Getty Images hide caption

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The Chainsmokers' Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, seen here performing in Hollywood this past February, have two Top 10 hits on their hands, thanks in large part to their guest vocalists. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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As balloons fell after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump accepted his party nomination last night, the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want' rang through the arena. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There's A New Kendrick Lamar Project Out, But It May Sound Familiar Already

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Is Tidal Changing How Fans Talk About Music?

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