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Kristin Chenoweth's album For the Girls is out now. Krista Schlueter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kristin Chenoweth Is Doing It 'For The Girls'

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Identical twins Sara (left) and Tegan Quin began making music together as teenagers. Farrar, Straus & Giroux hide caption

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Tegan And Sara Find Pain — And Unexpected Joy — In 'High School'

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The Archies is not only the first fictitious band to reach No. 1 on the Billboard charts in the U.S., but is also the only group to reach such heights without ever performing the song live onstage. GAB Archive/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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50 Years Later, The Archies' 'Sugar, Sugar' Is Still 'Really Sweet'

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"Making this record definitely was just a declaration of who I find myself being," Brittany Howard says. Danny Clinch /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brittany Howard Makes Her Declaration As A Solo Star

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mxmtoon's debut album, the masquerade, straddles whimsy and earnest depth. Nicole Busch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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mxmtoon Leaps From Online To Make Her Debut

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Charli XCX. Her latest release, Charli, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Sept. 13. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Sept. 13

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Clockwise from upper left: Arthur Moon, Overcoats, Wynton Marsalis, Thom Yorke, Ride Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Thom Yorke, Wynton Marsalis, Ride, Overcoats, More

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British R&B singer Mahalia. Her debut full-length Love and Compromise is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Sep. 6. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Sep. 6

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