The year's best new and emerging artists range across the musical spectrum from forward thinking R&B to classic soul, from a bevy of exciting new hip-hop talent to great new hopes for indie rock and Americana. 2011 shows that music is always pushing forward even as it dips into the past.
29 Dec 2011
This year's top artists are a diverse lot represented by two of the world's biggest pop divas, a plethora of critically adored indie faves, some new talents emerging from the hip-hop underground, a couple of veteran Americana acts, and a few alt-rock legends among many more.
28 Dec 2011
The High Road Touring Showcase at Bowery Ballroom let EMA's scuzzy grandeur shine, buoyed by a showstopping performance from soulful Alabama Shakes and an engaging set by Marques Toliver.
21 Oct 2011
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