Dua Lipa released her second album, the glossy, pristine Future Nostalgia, in March, just weeks after COVID-19 locked the world into quarantine. The sure-footedness of her dance floor-inspired pop gained ironic resonance in the uncertainty of the moment that followed.
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Whitney Houston photographed at the World Music Awards in 2004. Starting Feb. 25, a concert show starring a hologram of Houston, who died in 2012, will tour Europe.
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Jacob Collier's multi-tracked YouTube covers, recorded and filmed in his room, showed musical sophistication and adventurousness. On his debut album, In My Room, he brings the same qualities to original songs.
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The O'Jays in an undated photo. The Canton, Ohio, group also associated with Philadelphia is well represented in this stream: from "Love Train" to "When the World's at Peace" to "Back Stabbers."
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