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The Story Behind Mark Ronson's Hit Song 'Uptown Funk'

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How To Annoy Your Dad: Play The Harpsichord

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Kendrick Lamar onstage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in October. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images hide caption

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Kendrick Lamar: 'I Can't Change The World Until I Change Myself First'

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Charlie Belle isn't a person, it's a band: the duo of vocalist/guitarist Jendayi Bonds and her brother, drummer Gyasi Bonds, who released two talked-about EPs this year. Barclay Ice & Coal/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Moment With Charlie Belle, Teen Siblings And A Band To Watch

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Nick Lowe Brings His 'Quality Holiday Revue' To America

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Leonard DiCaprio stares down a treacherous winter wasteland in the new film The Revenant, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu. Kimberley French/20th Century Fox hide caption

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In 'The Revenant,' A Return From Death's Door — Onscreen And Off

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Pusha T in Los Angeles in December. G L Askew II for NPR hide caption

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Pusha T With Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Frannie Kelley

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"In material like this, I hope that there is a danger in what we're doing. I hope we are on a razor's edge." Leslie Odom Jr. gets into character as Aaron Burr on the Hamilton set. Josh Lehrer hide caption

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Being Aaron Burr

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Pentatonix members Avi Kaplan, Kirstie Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi and Kevin Olusola perform onstage during the Rockefeller Center tree lighting in New York City on Dec. 2. Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Off A Grammy Nod, Pentatonix Gets Back In The Christmas Spirit

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Macy Gray's "All I Want For Christmas" is a holiday song with a list of policy changes she hopes Santa will bring to the U.S. this year. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Macy Gray's Christmas Wish List Has A Few Surprises

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Kenny Rogers' latest holiday album, his sixth, is called Once Again It's Christmas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kenny Rogers' Rules For Living Well

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Customers line up outside the Detroit location of Jack White's Third Man Records store on opening day, Nov. 27. Third Man's plans for Detroit also include a record pressing plant. Scott Legato/Getty Images hide caption

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Old Hits, New Twists On Count Basie Orchestra's New Holiday Album

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Rickie Lee Jones on World Cafe

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