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Alicia Keys' seventh album, Alicia, is out now. Milan Zrnic/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alicia Keys Wants You To Know You're Doing Great

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Pops Staples, Rhiannon Giddens, Mavis Staples and Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers perform on Mountain Stage. Mountain Stage Archives hide caption

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'Why Am I Treated So Bad' Special On Mountain Stage

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Ronald "Khalis" Bell, performing with Kool & The Gang on March 29, 1974. ABC Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty hide caption

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The Clark Sisters in August, performing an online concert from a church stage in Detroit. Left to right: Elbernita "Twinkie" Clark, Jacky Clark Chisholm, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Karen Clark Sheard. Stephanie Kamera hide caption

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Stephanie Kamera

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Don Bryant On World Cafe

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Betty Lavette On World Cafe

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"I think it's OK to have different views as long as you can come together and talk to each other with love," Devon Gilfillian says. "Me and my friend agreed to come together and have that conversation." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Devon Gilfillian Thinks The Pandemic Has Exposed The 'Cracks In The Ceiling'

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