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From Kendrick Lamar to Luis Fonsi to Janelle Monáe, Must-See Grammy Awards Clips

How artists of color dominated the Grammys in song and speech.

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LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar and SZA Drop First Single From 'Black Panther' Soundtrack

Lamar co-produced the entire project.

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2017 Favorite: 'Ctrl'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, deputy editor Kenrya Rankin dives into why SZA’s “Ctrl” was the year’s best album.

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3 Black Grammy Awards Nominees Worth Watching in 2018

These three nominees prove that Black musical excellence is alive and well across genres and generations.

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4 Ways the Soul Train Awards Proved That Real Singing Still Matters

The Soul Train Awards always deliver exceptional performances. Here’s a recap, starring Bilal, Fantasia, Luke James, SWV and Method Man.