Current track




Author: NPR

Page: 4

One of the first artists to introduce North American audiences to her style of Latin American music, the folk singer was named a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow. For more, go to: (Source)

Get acquainted (or re-acquainted) with the artists and albums nominated this year by listening to their World Cafe sessions. For more, go to: (Source)

NPR pop critic Ann Powers highlights new songs from Brit Taylor, Molly Parden, The Brummies and C.A. Jones. For more, go to: (Source)

The Rap Game champion and self-proclaimed “Queen Of Da Souf” performs three songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series. For more, go to: (Source)

Hear an electric fusion set from keyboardist Joe Zawinul and The Zawinul Syndicate in concert from 2006. We also celebrate 50 years of Weather Report with co-founder Wayne Shorter and other alumni. For more, go to: (Source)

The Americana artist’s new song, written for Morning Edition‘s Song Project, is about having to hit the brakes on life after years in constant motion. For more, go to: (Source)

Pulitzer-winning composer Anthony Davis based You Have The Right To Remain Silent, released this week as a virtual performance, on his own experience with police. For more, go to: (Source)

In remarks on Tuesday, Antony Blinken thanked the people who helped him along the way, including relatives, friends, coworkers — and his bandmates. For more, go to: (Source)

Along with the full nominations list, a look at the Recording Academy’s turbulent year. For more, go to: (Source)

The soul legend isn’t letting quarantine slow him down. For more, go to: (Source)