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Lana Del Rey. Her latest release, Norman F****** Rockwell, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Aug. 30. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out Aug. 30

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"It's almost a dying art form in that people cherry-pick songs and put them on playlists and so, I don't know that the listening audience really ever gets the sense of the full artistic statement," Sheryl Crow says. Dove Shore/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sheryl Crow Says 'Threads' Is Her Last Album. And She's OK With That

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Nile Rodgers speaks onstage during the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas. The soul and disco legend spoke with World Cafe host Talia Schlanger while in London. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Nile Rodgers On World Cafe

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Roséwave defies easy definition; it's meant to be felt, not understood. Samantha Clark & Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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All Songs Rewind: This Summer, Think Pink

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John Williams (left) and Anne-Sophie Mutter at a recording session at Sony Pictures Studios for Across the Stars available via Deutsch Grammophon. Prashant Gupta/Deutsche Grammophon hide caption

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John Williams And Anne-Sophie Mutter, 2 Geniuses For The Price Of One

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Melina Duterte is otherwise known as Jay Som. Her latest album, Anak Ko, is on our shortlist of the best releases out Aug. 23. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Aug. 23

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Billie Eilish's "bad guy" is officially the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. Scott Dudelson/Getty Images hide caption

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Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy' Is The New No. 1 Song On The Billboard Hot 100

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Clockwise from upper left: Big Thief, Shannon Lay, Queen of Jeans, Brittany Howard Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Brittany Howard, Big Thief, The Messthetics, More

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(From left) Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas attend the premiere of the Jonas Brothers documentary, Amazon Prime Video's Chasing Happiness, in June 2019 in Los Angeles. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The Jonas Brothers Recapture The 'Magic Missing' By Putting Family First

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Boston rapper Cousin Stizz. His latest release, Searching For My Next Thrill, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Aug. 16

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Jimmy Eat World's song "The Middle," from its 2001 album Bleed American, was a popular listener pick this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Rewind: The Songs That Got You Through School

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