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Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs at the Tiny Desk on Dec. 3, 2013. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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The Big Tiny Desk Holiday Special

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Clockwise from upper left: Lorde, SZA, The National, St. Vincent Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Poll Results: All Songs Considered Listeners' 100 Favorite Albums Of 2017

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Clockwise from upper left: The singer, MILCK at the Women's March on Washington in January, Lorde, Big Thief, SZA, Partner, Moses Sumney Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2017

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On Liberman, Vanessa Carlton opts to pare down her lyrics, personal narratives and production, making it her most confessional work yet. Brad Barket/Getty Images hide caption

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