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Later this week, Linda Ronstadt will receive the @HHFoundation 's Hispanic Heritage Award in recognition both of her pop music and mariachi albums. Hear her conversation with @lourdesgnavarro  from @NPRWeekend :

The Supreme Court has declined to hear a case alleging that Led Zeppelin plagiarized the opening of "Stairway to Heaven."

Dissatisfied with the most widely used electric guitars of his day, Eddie Van Halen built his own from borrowed parts, creating a hybrid instrument that spawned a whole new class of guitars.

John Prine should be celebrating his 74th birthday with a vodka and ginger ale. We miss him everyday. @annkpowers ⁩ paid tribute to the utterly idiosyncratic songwriter earlier this year on @allsongs ⁩.

Jack White Gives A Thrilling Performance On 'SNL' — On 2 Days' Notice

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The New York Philharmonic@nyphil ) has canceled its entire 2020-21 season, due to coronavirus.

As speed boats glide across the bay in Rio de Janeiro, generations of Brazilian musical royalty flow through this stunning @bebelgilberto  Tiny Desk (home) concert.

With best players in bluegrass grounded by COVID-19, Sturgill Simpson assembled a band for 'Cuttin' Grass,' his surprise bluegrass album, out now.

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This week the septet BTS () became the highest-charting K-pop group in history – but how?

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BTS () and Nicki Minaj's () new video for "Idol" is the most ambitious crossover event in history.

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The first single from @BTS_twt 's 'Map of the Soul: 7,' out Feb. 21, is a swirl of string-swept emo-rap introspection. Watch the video featuring Slovenia's MN Dance Company:

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