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Beyoncé Marks Her Homecoming With Headlining Coachella Performance

Beyoncé headlines 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 on Saturday, in Indio, Calif.Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachellahide caption

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New Music Friday: April 13

Tinashe's Joyride is one of the standout albums being released on April 13.Dennis Leupold/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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New Music Friday: April 13

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Guest DJ Kali Uchis On How Astrud Gilberto And N.E.R.D. Inspired Her Debut Album

Kali Uchis' latest album Isolation draws from the Colombian-American singer's love for bossa nova, funk, pop and more.Felipe Q Noguiera/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Guest DJ Kali Uchis On How Astrud Gilberto And N.E.R.D. Inspired Her Debut Album

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New Music Friday: April 6

Kylie Minogue's Golden is among the best new albums out on Apr. 6.Simon Emmett/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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New Music Friday: April 6

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Cuco Is The Cariño Of Young Latinos Who Keep Dreaming

Cuco's music has reached far beyond his bedroom studio thanks to an explosion of interest on Twitter and other social platforms.Abraham Recio/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Cuco Is The Cariño Of Young Latinos Who Keep Dreaming

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Durand Jones & The Indications Make Old-School Soul With A New-School Honesty

Durand Jones & The IndicationsHoratio Baltz/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Durand Jones & The Indications Make Old-School Soul With A New-School Honesty

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Ravyn Lenae's Music Honors The Merry-Go-Round Of Love

Rayvn Lenae's Crush EP is available now.Jingyu Lin/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Ravyn Lenae's Music Honors The Merry-Go-Round Of Love

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New Music Friday: March 23

Jack White's Boarding House Reach is out today on Third Man.David James Swanson/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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New Music Friday: March 23

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On Repeat: World Cafe's Favorite Discoveries At SXSW 2018

Clockwise from left: Dessa, Partner, Linqua FranqaBill Phelps (Dessa), Colin Medley (Partner), Stacey Piotrowska (Linqua Franqa)/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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