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Kat Edmonson's new album is called The Big Picture. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kat Edmonson: 'I Hear Myself As An Instrument'

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Jennifer Hudson's new album is titled JHUD. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jennifer Hudson 'Jenniferizes' New Album With Positive Energy

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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga's collaborative album is called Cheek To Cheek. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Go 'Cheek To Cheek' On New Album

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The Beatles' "Hey Jude" concludes with one of pop music's most epic fade-outs. Vimeo hide caption

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The Rise And Fall Of The Fade-Out

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Barbra Streisand during a recording session in Burbank, Calif. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen to Barbra Streisand sing with John Legend

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At The VMAs, Beyonce And Nicki Minaj Play With Personas

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Sarah McLachlan On World Cafe

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Taylor Swift Aims For Pop's Throne

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Top 40 In A Summer Of Discontent

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Kimbra will release The Golden Echo, the follow-up to her 2011 debut, Aug. 19. Thom Kerr/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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More Than Just 'Somebody': Kimbra's New Groove

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