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J Balvin's JOSE is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Sept. 10. VIVIIMAGE/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 11 Albums Out On Sept. 10

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Top left, clockwise: PinkPantheress, Lucas Debargue, Lee Morgan, James Blake, Injury Reserve, Foxing. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Top left, clockwise: Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, Canary Room, Billy Bragg, William Parker, IDK, WILLOW. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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BTS performs at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp hide caption

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Doja Cat and SZA's song "Kiss Me More" has been one of 2021's most inescapable tracks. Jamal Peters/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Best Music of 2021 (So Far)

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From left, Russell and Ron Mael, who record as Sparks, photographed in 1982 during the cover shoot for their album Angst In My Pants. Eric Blum/Getty Images hide caption

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50 Years Of Sparks: The World Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Them

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