Following star-making roles in Broadway's Kinky Boots and FX's Pose, Billy Porter has released an original album that plays out like mini-autobiographies: Black Mona Lisa.
NPR Tiny Desk contest winner Quinn Christopherson, drag queen Pattie Gonia and world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma would like "Won't Give Up" to be sung at climate change rallies and in concert halls.
A new album of music by the 88-year-old Estonian mystic seems to put an arm around you and whisper, "In troubled times, music can help."
Paul McCartney and producer Giles Martin used artificial intelligence to isolate John Lennon's vocals from an old demo to finally complete The Beatles' "last" song, "Now And Then."
The last time NSYNC had a song on the Billboard Hot 100, George W. Bush was president and the iPhone was still years away. "Better Place," its first song in over two decades, just debuted at No. 25.
Genesis Owusu has won just about every award he could in his home country of Australia with his debut album. Now with album number two, he's ready to take on America.
Rhiannon Giddens has won Grammys, a Pulitzer prize for her opera Omar, and a MacArthur Fellowship. She's composed music for ballet and video games. And her new album is called You're the One.
Hip-hop superstar Post Malone shares stories of fatherhood, self-doubt and why he named his latest album after his real name.
Mitski writes songs that cut straight to the bone. The first single from The Land is Inhospitable and So Are We, featuring a choir, feels like a hymnal.
Once an Oscar winner, the duo of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová returns with a sentimental celebration of lives lived in gratitude, without regret.
"Mad Black Woman" was one of Tiny Desk Contest judge Sharon Van Etten's favorite 2023 entries.
For "Angels in Science Fiction" front man Paul Janeway wrote songs about fatherhood, love and starfish.
In Luke Combs' unexpected cover of the Tracy Chapman classic, NPR's Stephen Thompson found hope for a world with fewer boundaries and binaries and roped-in genres.
Who better than to capture Barbie's existential dread than Dua Lipa? Her disco-pop number is the first single off the Barbie The Album soundtrack.
Dave Lombardo of Slayer breaks out gongs, timbales, djembes, congas and cajóns (plus anything else he can bang on) for the album Rites of Percussion.