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Clayton was ready to take her stardom to the next level, but these plans were put on hold after going through car accident that left her without both legs. Mathieu Bitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Merry Clayton Bares Her 'Beautiful Scars'

Seven years after surviving a car crash that took her legs and nearly took her life, singer Merry Clayton is releasing a new album, Beautiful Scars.

Merry Clayton Bares Her 'Beautiful Scars'

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Tiny Desk Meets SXSW: DUCKWRTH

The funky and flamboyant R&B singer debuts two new songs in this Tiny Desk Meets SXSW concert.

2021 is shaping up to be a big year for singer-songwriter H.E.R., who, after winning two Grammy awards in one night, was nominated for an Oscar the morning after. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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H.E.R. Is A 'Soul Baby' With A Social Conscience

The morning after winning two Grammy awards, R&B singer H.E.R. received an Oscar nomination for the song "Fight For You" from the film Judas and the Black Messiah.

From left: Angel, Israel, Momo, Abraham and Victory Boyd. The pandemic afforded the Boyd family a chance to harmonize interpersonally, before doing the same as Infinity Song. Courtesy of Shore Fire Media hide caption

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Get Out Of Your Head With Infinity Song's 'Outside Myself'

"Outside Myself," Infinity Song's entry for the Morning Edition Song Project, is about trying to remember the big, wide world outside of you.

Get Out Of Your Head With Infinity Song's 'Outside Myself'

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Rhye's Michael Milosh has denied allegations of sexual assault made by ex-wife Alexa Nikolas. Mike Windle/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Michael Milosh Of Rhye Accused Of Sexual Assault And Domestic Violence By Ex-Wife

The Canadian singer-songwriter behind R&B pop project Rhye was accused of sexual abuse and physical assault by his ex-wife, Alexa Nikolas.

Liam Bailey performs a Tiny Desk (home) concert. NPR hide caption

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Liam Bailey (Home) Concert

The British singer-songwriter performs three songs from his latest album, Ekundayo, in this Tiny Desk quarantine concert.

Mavis Staples performed at the 2011 Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, Scotland. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Mavis Staples On Mountain Stage

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Listen to the soul-gospel legend perform at the 2011 Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow.

Mavis Staples On Mountain Stage

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Courtney B. Vance, left, as C.L. Franklin, with Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin, in a scene from the miniseries Genius: Aretha set at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Richard DuCree/National Geographic/Richard DuCree hide caption

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Aretha Franklin Shines In, And Despite, The New Miniseries, 'Genius: Aretha'

Debuting this Sunday on National Geographic, Genius: Aretha looks at the Queen of Soul's life through the lens of a television biopic.

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Valerie June Has A 'Prescription For Dreamers' Of Any Age

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The soul singer's new album, The Moon and Stars: Prescription for Dreamers, finds her plumbing the origins of her own inspirations in order to pass some magic on down the line.

If we could literally take one thing away from the Grammys, Harry Styles' feather boa might be it. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for the Recording Academy hide caption

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Grammys 2021: 10 Takeaways From A Big, Weird Night

The Grammys demonstrated a brilliant new way to assemble an awards show, and a not-so-brilliant way to choose the winners.