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Zayn. His latest solo release, Nobody's Listening, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Jan. 15. Nabil/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Jan. 15

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New Mix: Courtney Barnett And Vagabon, Shame, Buke And Gase, More

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Meghan Trainor Brings Much-Needed Joy To 2020 With 'A Very Trainor Christmas'

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Poll Results: NPR Listeners Pick The Top Albums Of 2020

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Rapper Juicy J. His latest solo release, The Hustle Continues, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Nov. 27. Edgar Daniel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On Nov. 27

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New Mix: Steve Earle, Big Thief's Buck Meek, Katy Kirby, More

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Sylvan Esso Launch New Podcast, 'Shaking Out The Numb'

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Instrumental acoustic ensemble, Hawktail, is featured on this week's episode. Tilt at Windmills Photography/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Harvest

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Megan Thee Stallion. Her debut studio full-length, Good News, tops our shortlist for the best new albums out on Nov. 20. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Nov. 20

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New Mix: Lavender Diamond, A Jay Som-Chastity Belt Collaboration, More

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The rapper 2 Chainz. His long-awaited full-length, So Help Me God, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Nov. 13. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Nov. 13

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The Passionate Calm Of Ólafur Arnalds

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Bree Runway. Her debut mixtape, 2000AND4EVA, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Nov. 6. Lucero Glow/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Nov. 6

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Hear Joni Mitchell's Previously Unreleased Early Recordings

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