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New research suggests that zebra finches must sing a lot to maintain top-tier singing performances. Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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These songbirds sing for hours a day to keep their vocal muscles in shape

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Find your singing voice with these 5 tips

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Coronavirus FAQ: I'm vaccinated. Is it OK to sing into a karaoke mic again?

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A Writer Lost His Singing Voice, Then Discovered The 'Gymnastics' Of Speech

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Opinion: COVID-19 Cannot Stop The Hum Of A Church Choir

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Jazz legend Billie Holiday at a recording session in 1957. Holiday's pioneering vocal style played with tempo, phrasing and pitch to stir hearts. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Invisibilia: Inspired By 'American Idol,' Somali TV Show Aimed To Change The World

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A new study finds people all over the world are able to differentiate between lullabies and dance songs from cultures they're unfamiliar with. Klubovy/Getty Images hide caption

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Lullaby Or Dance Song? Listen To Global Tunes And See If You Can Tell

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Most of the people in a choir at Ryerson University in Toronto have joined a study testing how practicing music might help people with hearing loss handle noisy environments better. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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'Like Brain Boot Camp': Using Music To Ease Hearing Loss

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