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Clockwise from upper left: Aldous Harding, Ellis, Westkust, Palehound Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Music: Palehound, Aldous Harding, Sego, More

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Chaka Khan's Hello Happiness is on our short list of the best albums out on Feb. 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top Six Albums Out Feb. 15

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"There was no way I was letting anybody know I wanted to do music, but I just kept getting pushed in musical directions," TeaMarrr says. Tryen Redd/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songwriter Holly Knight is known for pushing hitmakers to new heights and depicting female empowerment in her songs. Matthew Beard/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Women Behind The Songs: Holly Knight

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Clockwise from upper left: Pkew Pkew Pkew, Amanda Palmer, Budos Band, Daniel Norgren Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Amanda Palmer, Pkew Pkew Pkew, The Budos Band, More

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Leah Nobel's Running in Borrowed Shoes is out now. Kelsey Cherry/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Leah Nobel Explores The Mixed Bag Of Human Experience With New Album

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Grammy trophies sit in the press room during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, held in New York in Jan. 2018. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Year After The #MeToo Grammys, Women Are Still Missing In Music

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Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil pose for a portrait circa 1966. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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The Women Behind The Songs: Cynthia Weil

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Julia Jacklin on World Cafe

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Clockwise from upper left: Billie Eilish, Many Rooms, Lucy Dacus, T Bone Burnett, John Vanderslice Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Billie Eilish, Lucy Dacus, John Vanderslice, More

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Buddy Holly poses for a portrait circa 1958. On the 60th anniversary of his death, Holly's Lubbock, Tx. classmates remember the young talent. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Buddy Holly's Classmates Remember The Pioneer 60 Years After 'The Day The Music Died'

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TLC at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards. The trio won in the best group video category, beating boy-band juggernauts 'NSync and the Backstreet Boys. Henny Ray Abrams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Oh Yes Son, They're Talking To You: 20 Years Of 'No Scrubs'

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Jessie Mae Robinson's songs have been recorded by hundreds of artists, from Louis Jordan to Lana Del Rey. Courtesy of the Robinson family hide caption

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The Women Behind The Songs: Jessie Mae Robinson

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"In the midst of the worst of times, we find a way to dance," DAWN says of her hometown, New Orleans. The artist used New Orleans as inspiration for her latest album, new breed. Robert Arnold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We Find A Way To Dance': Inspired By New Orleans, DAWN Reconstructs Beauty From Ruin

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Fans of Lady Gaga gather outside a concert in Manila in 2012. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How 'Born This Way' Was Born: An LGBT Anthem's Pedigree

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DNA, the ninth album of the Backstreet Boys, is due out Jan. 25. Dennis Leupold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Backstreet Boys On Fatherhood, Addiction And New (Grammy-Nominated) Music

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Compton rapper Boogie's new album Everything's For Sale is on our short list for the best albums out on Jan. 25. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Jan. 25: The 6 Albums You Should Hear Now

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