R&B/Soul NPR Music stories that feature R&B and soul music.

Elise LeGrow remakes blues and soul classics for her full-length debut, Playing Chess. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elise LeGrow's 'Playing Chess' Honors Blues And R&B Greats

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Blind Boys of Alabama discuss the gospel roots of rock and soul. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Blind Boys of Alabama on World Cafe

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Clockwise from top: Superorganism, Aaron Childs, Girlpool, Die Wilde Jagd Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Girlpool, Superorganism, The Messthetics, More

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PJ Morton's latest album Gumbo has earned the musician two Grammy nominations at the 2018 ceremony. Chris Granger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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PJ Morton Feels Like A 'Giant' Heading Into 2018 Grammys

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Lorde, seen here at the 2014 Grammy Awards, is the only woman nominated in this year's album of the year category. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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New Study Shows A Grave Lack Of Gender Diversity In The Music Industry

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