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Carly Rae Jepsen's Dedicated is on our shortlist of the best new albums out May 17. Markus & Koala/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out May 17

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Carly Rae Jepsen opens up about family, singlehood and the one that might've got away on her latest album, Dedicated. Meredith Rizzo and Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Carly Rae Jepsen Colors Outside The Lines

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"I feel like with most songs that I write, I start with something that's really hard or something that I don't understand. And by the end of the song, I have more of a handle on it," Lucy Dacus says. Elizabeth Weinberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucy Dacus' Mother's Day Message Is One Of Truth And Consideration

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