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NPR In The News: Popular Music Edition

Tori Amos performing at an intimate NPR Music event. (Le Poisson Rouge / Friday October 5, 2012) Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Given its relatively short existence, NPR Music has quickly become a trusted source for music fans to discover new artists.

In a lengthy article from Billboard magazine, you can find out how the dedicated team — along with NPR Member Stations — does it and some stories behind the site's popular features. Read it now online at

The same article discusses the popularity of NPR Music's live concert broadcasts, which continue to get people talking. Check out a thoughtful review of last week's Tori Amos show at Flavorwire and also Brooklyn Vegan's high anticipation for NPR Music's showcase during the CMJ Music Marathon.

Like always, you can experience the CMJ event live, and watch and hear many more now as part of the Live In Concert series.