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The 80 Best Albums of 2015

Travel back five years ago when the release calendar was rife with stellar albums. 2015 offered such an embarrassment of musical riches, that we selected 80 albums as best of the year.

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The Best Country Music of 2017

There are many fine country musicians making music that is relevant and affecting in these troubled times. Here are ten of our favorites.

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Chris Stapleton - "Broken Halos" (Singles Going Steady)

If we could get Chris Stapleton and Zakk Wylde to make an album together that might the ultimate.

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Grammy Preview: Tired of 'Bro'? Try Americana

Americana fans seem to be an album-based audience, which translates into greater sales if somebody is going to buy a record.

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Chris Stapleton - "Fire Away" (Singles Going Steady)

Chris Stapleton succeeds at making one of those tracks you swore you already knew, but just forgot the words to. Nothing fancy, but that’s the point.

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The 58th Grammy Awards: Authenticity Is the Hardest Thing to Fake

Amidst the numerous deaths of pop music icons, we thought the Grammys might do something soulful this year. Lamar and Howard, at least, gave us what we needed.

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Guessing the Grammys 2016: Expect Weirdness

Speculating on the nominees' odds in a dozen big categories.

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The Best New / Emerging Artists of 2015

There was no shortage of new and exciting music in 2015. From the rise of a major new jazz talent challenging boundaries to ever more experimental R&B, this crop of artists gave us a lot of great music this year.

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Forecastle Festival: Louisville, KY (Day Two)

My Morning Jacket headline Day Two, bringing hometown rock glory to Louisville's riverfront.

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Miranda Lambert: Four the Record

Four contains its share of keepers, but never has a Miranda Lambert album felt like so much work to get through.

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