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Recording Academy and MusiCares president and CEO Neil Portnow, onstage during the Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28 in New York City. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for NARAS hide caption

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Kate Bush, Radiohead and Sister Rosetta Tharpe are all first-time Rock Hall nominees. Evening Standard/Getty Images, Danny Clinch, Chris Ware/Getty Images hide caption

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Taylor Swift attends the Met Gala on May 2, 2016. Her recent single "Look What You Made Me Do" has broken several chart and streaming records in the week and a half since its release. Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images hide caption

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A second-line parade featuring the Original Pigeon Town Steppers at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, one of many sights underlining the event's place-based identity. Jacqueline Marque/New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival hide caption

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Jo Walker-Meador and Vince Gill at the Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee in 2015. Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMHOF hide caption

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