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Hayley Kiyoko's latest single and music video, "I Wish," is out now. Amanda Charchian/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hayley Kiyoko Works Magic With New Song And Video 'I Wish'

In her first release since 2018's Expectations, Hayley Kiyoko casts a sonic and visual spell to work through the hurt of a dismissive partner.

Kim Davey (left), a passenger in Menzi Mngoma's Uber, made a video of his in-car opera singing that went viral. Kim Davey/Facebook hide caption

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Video Of An Uber Driver In South Africa Singing Opera Goes Viral

Menzi Mngoma is hoping that the exposure will help him further his dream of becoming an international singing sensation who doesn't have to drive for Uber.

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Erin Rae

Every time she performs live, Erin Rae transforms her quiet storms into different hues of squalling introspection.

Sting and Shaggy perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 19, 2018. Cameron Pollack/NPR hide caption

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Sting And Shaggy

The two musical legends brought plenty of joy to the Tiny Desk, with an unexpected collaboration that works surprisingly well.

American Football plays a Tiny Desk Concert on May 23, 2019 (Claire Harbage/NPR). Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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American Football

Who would've thought that American Football's fruitful reunion would not only include some of the emo band's best songs, but also a children's choir at the Tiny Desk?

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Miya Folick

Miya Folick was raised a Buddhist in Santa Ana, Calif., and is of Ukrainian and Japanese descent. She sings of conviction, not fiction.

Gemma Doherty (left) and Morgan MacIntyre performing as Saint Sister during their Tiny Desk Concert at NPR in Washington, D.C. Michael Zamora/NPR hide caption

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Saint Sister

The group from Ireland makes music that mixes the organic with the electronic, starting with a large, 34-string lever harp.

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Thom Yorke's 'ANIMA' Is An Emotional Love Story For Dark Times

ANIMA's brief visual counterpart, available now on Netflix, feels artful, warm and uncharacteristically revealing. Plus, it's got some of the Radiohead singer's wildest dance moves yet.

Betty Who performs a Tiny Desk Concert on May 29, 2019 (Shuran Huang/NPR). Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Betty Who

Betty Who brings Roséwave, sun's-out pop to the Tiny Desk with all the usual studio production stripped away.

Imogen Heap plays a Tiny Desk Conert on May 4, 2019 (Colin Marshall/NPR). Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

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Imogen Heap

Imogen Heap takes us through her many musical talents, from her Frou Frou musical partner, Guy Sigsworth — and their first new song in 17 years — to an extraordinary performance with musical gloves.

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IDLES

The British madmen brought fury, cathartic rage and deep thoughts to the Tiny Desk for one of the loudest, most raucous performances in memory.

King Princess' video for "Cheap Queen" spotlights drag culture and nostalgia. Vince Aung/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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King Princess Has Reason To Be Cocky In Her 'Cheap Queen' Video

The New York native and blossoming queer icon shares another eclectic, retro visual in preparation for her debut album via Columbia Records.

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Foxing

Foxing is at the forefront of an emo revival, heavily influenced by late-'90s and early 2000s groups like Sunny Day Real Estate and American Football.

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Sesame Street

Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Elmo, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and other surprise guests gather at NPR's headquarters to celebrate 50 years of love, learning and joy.

Tomberlin performs at a Tiny Desk Concert on April 23, 2019 (Emily Bogle/NPR) Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Tomberlin

Tomberlin is the daughter of a Baptist pastor, grew up singing in the church and, since her teens, has questioned her own beliefs in God and faith. Her songs are delicate and vulnerable.

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Jack Antonoff Visits 'Sesame Street,' Loves Trash

The Bleachers frontman joins Oscar the Grouch to perform "I Love Trash" with some of the grungiest Muppets around.

Quinn Christopherson performs a Tiny Desk Contest on May 28, 2019 (Claire Harbage/NPR). Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Quinn Christopherson

Quinn and his musical partner, guitarist and singer Nick Carpenter, arrived from the cool of Anchorage to the swelter of D.C. and performed with remarkable confidence and grace.

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This Week, Everyone Tried To Put Out The Song Of The Summer

Summer pop bangers have been dropping by the bushel, giving you an insistent soundtrack to this weekend — and, if folks like Cardi B and Katy Perry have their say, every day 'til autumn.

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Watch Performances From WMOT Roots Radio's 895 Fest

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It's a celebration of WMOT Roots Radio's friends, neighbors, heroes and legends over two days, including sets by Rodney Crowell, The War & Treaty, Lillie Mae and more!

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LADAMA

The group unites sounds from Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, with a dash of New York City thrown in.

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Lucky Daye

Hailing from New Orleans with a love of sticky, bass-bumping funk, Lucky brought along a 10-person band, including a quartet of horns, to capture the full flavor of his debut album Painted.

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Watch White Denim Perform 'Shanalala'

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Austin-based band White Denim absolutely tore through its live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic with an energy and swagger that bent KCRW's airwaves.