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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Road-Testing The Songs Of Summer

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Florence the Machine's High as Hope is on our short list of the best albums out on June 29. Vincent Haycock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 29: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now

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The Recording Academy changed its rules this year to make streaming-only albums eligible for Grammy Awards. Chance the Rapper, who released his mixtape, Coloring Book, on Apple Music in May, is up for seven awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Chance the Rapper performs in L.A. in November 2016. His mixtape Coloring Book can't be bought — but by Billboard's rules, it was streamed enough times last year to equal 500,000 album "sales." Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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From Mozart To Adele To Chance The Rapper, Measuring Album Sales Means Being Specific

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Just What Is An Album? In 2016, That Was An Open Question

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All Songs +1: The Season Of Surprise Albums, From Beyoncé To James Blake

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