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Lana Del Rey's fourth studio album, Lust for Life, is available now. Neil Krug/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lana Del Rey On World Cafe

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Good Booty with Ann Powers on World Cafe

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Beyoncé and Solange onstage at Coachella in 2014. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Turning The Tables Listening Party: A Dynamic Sister Duo

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Recording Academy and MusiCares president and CEO Neil Portnow, onstage during the Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28 in New York City. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for NARAS hide caption

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Justin Timberlake performs during the Super Bowl LII halftime show on Feb. 4, 2018. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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As The Pop World Seeks Accountability, Justin Timberlake Seems Lost In The Woods

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Clockwise from upper left: Many Rooms, Wye Oak, Let's Eat Grandma, José González. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Wye Oak, José González, Let's Eat Grandma, More

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Lorde, seen here at the 2014 Grammy Awards, is the only woman nominated in this year's album of the year category. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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New Study Shows A Grave Lack Of Gender Diversity In The Music Industry

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Clockwise from upper left: Darlingside, Sylvan Esso, David Byrne, Nils Frahm Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: David Byrne, Sylvan Esso, Nils Frahm, More

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Connie Lim writes and records as MILCK, a combination of her last name backwards and her first two initials. Jen Rosenstein/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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MILCK: 'Women Are Viral'

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"With all the compassion in my heart, I just want to say to white people sampling others' music: what you're engaging in is colonialism," Merrill Garbus says. "Name it for what it is." Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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