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Tracey Thorn, famous for her work in Everything but the Girl, has a new solo album of seasonal tunes called Tinsel and Lights. Edward Bishop/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Piney Gir grew to love performing after getting solos in the choir at church. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Piney Gir: From 'The Muppets' To 'Geronimo'

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Taylor Swift's Red challenges her diehard fans while inviting naysayers to give her music another try. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Taylor Swift Leaps Into Pop With 'Red'

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Taylor Swift's fourth studio album, Red, sold 1.2 million copies in its first week — the highest first-week sales total in a decade. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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South Korean rapper Psy performs his massive K-pop hit "Gangnam Style" live on NBC's "Today" show. Jason DeCrow/Invision/AP hide caption

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Gangnam Style: Three Reasons K-Pop Is Taking Over The World

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The Four Seasons pose for a portrait circa 1963 in New York City. They are, clockwise from the top, Nick Massi, Tommy DeVito, Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Frankie Valli On Hair Products And Finding His Falsetto

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Bob Dylan performs on stage during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France. Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Carly Rae Jepsen and the cover of Kanye West's latest album, Cruel Summer. Vanessa Heins/Courtesy of Universal Music Group hide caption

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Two Attempts To Turn Summer Platinum Into Fall Gold

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