John Legend, Sara Bareilles Swap Creative Process Stories at Tribeca Film Fest

“I have to say, I have never in my life experienced someone who is as unflappable as John Legend,” Sara Bareilles told a crowd at the Tribeca Film Festival Thursday night at New York's School of Visual Arts. Bareilles was in the midst of an hour-long conversation with Legend, her recent co-star in NBC’s live production of Jesus Christ Superstar, which aired this past Easter.

“I

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10 New Albums to Stream Now: Ashley Monroe, J. Cole and More Editors’ Picks

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Ashley Monroe, Sparrow
Miranda Lambert's sidekick in Pistol Annies loves vintage Countrypolitan drama, and she channels it here in Technicolor, with lots of orchestral strings and "Ode To Billie Joe" folk guitar via retro-wizard producer Dave Cobb. It's kitsch, emotionally weaponized: See "Hands On You," a contender for sexiest Seventies cheatin' song of the

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Hear Khalid’s Seductive New Song ‘OTW’ With Ty Dolla $ign, 6lack

Khalid recruited Ty Dolla $ign and 6lack for his seductive new single, "OTW."

The singer-songwriter promises instant romance on the atmospheric, Nineties-styled R&B ballad. "Put it in drive/ I'll be outside; I'll be on the way," he croons over moody synths. "You can meet in five/ I'll be online; I'll be all day."

His collaborators continue the booty-call theme throughout the

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Hear Leon Bridges’ Soulful, Romantic New Song ‘Beyond’

Leon Bridges contemplates romantic destiny on "Beyond," a soulful track from his upcoming second LP, Good Thing.

"I'm scared to death that she might be it/ That the love is real, that the shoe might fit," the R&B artist sings over a spare acoustic guitar figure and thumping kick drum. "She might just be my everything and beyond/ Space and time in the afterlife/ Will she have

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Review: Sting and Shaggy Throw an Eclectic Reggae Party on ’44/876′

Sting's last album, 57th & 9th, was a surprisingly straight-ahead, rock-oriented affair. Here, he pulls another detour, teaming up with Jamaican reggae-pop growler Shaggy. The sunny, nonchalant results often suggest Roxanne hitting a Sandals resort, trading her red dress for a string bikini and flip-flops.

Extending his bona fides, Sting evokes "the ghost of Bob Marley

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