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Rubén Blades accepts the Best Salsa Album award on stage during the 22nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena Thursday in Las Vegas. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Latin Recording Academy hide caption

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Mon Laferte's 1940 Carmen is one of our picks for the best releases out on Oct. 29. Joel Orta/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 10 albums out on Oct. 29

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Clockwise, from top left: Little Simz, MUNA, Sun-El Musician, Jon Hopkins, Mon Laferte, Ada Lea. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Best Music of September: NPR Staff Picks

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Mon Laferte's new album is called SEIS. Mayra Ortiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Speed Dating Through Spring's New Music

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The Hong Kong-based singer-songwriter Cehryl. Her latest release, Time Machine, is one of our picks for the best albums out on April 9. Jonny Ho/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 9 Albums Out On April 9

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Guatemala's Kathy Palma is one of the artists featured n this week's show. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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New Music For Being In And Out And About

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Chilean singer-songwriter Víctor Jara is depicted on the guitar of a protester in Santiago. Jara's song, "El Derecho de Vivir en Paz" was sung by a crowd of demonstrators on October 25, 2019. Pablo Vera/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'El Derecho De Vivir En Paz' Gives Voice To Protesters In Chile

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Cimafunk's Erik Iglesias Rodriguez continues his goal of world domination by way of funk and clave on this week's playlist. Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Vocalist Rosalia earned the Alt.Latino critics' top spot in 2018. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best Music of 2018

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Kali Uchis performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 20, 2018 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Juanes is one of the Latin Grammy nominees covered by AltLatino this past year. OMAR CRUZ/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Before They Were Nominated: Alt.Latino As Prognosticator

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