Songs We Love: Ann Powers' Playlist

By NPR Music

NPR Music's pop critic shares a selection of her favorite songs. Updated weekly.

31 songs

  1. 1.
    4:170:30
  2. 2.
    The Way It DimmedAmanda ShiresMy Piece of Land
    2:110:30
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    5:190:30
  4. 4.
    Blk Girl SoldierJamila WoodsBlk Girl Soldier
    3:220:30
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    5:580:30
  6. 6.
    South Bend Soldiers OnRobbie FulksUpland Stories
    3:580:30
  7. 7.
    Lake By the OceanMaxwellblackSUMMERS'night (2016)
    3:580:30
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    3:460:30
  9. 9.
    You're Not The OneRobert EllisRobert Ellis
    5:030:30
  10. 10.
    Mississippi-Arkansas BridgeWilliam BellThis Is Where I Live
    3:470:30
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    3:150:30
  12. 12.
    Blended Family (What You Do For Love)Alicia Keys, A$AP RockyHERE
    3:310:30
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    6:150:30
  14. 14.
    What's SoJohn Paul WhiteBeulah
    4:170:30
  15. 15.
    Part One - Hey, No PressureRay LaMontagneOuroboros
    6:340:30
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    2:440:30
  17. 17.
    Black Man In A White WorldMichael KiwanukaLove & Hate
    4:180:30
  18. 18.
    Giving up on Your HometownLori McKennaThe Bird & the Rifle
    3:150:30
  19. 19.
    Diamond HeartLady GagaJoanne (Deluxe)
    3:300:30
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    2:230:30
  21. 21.
    Million ReasonsLady GagaJoanne (Deluxe)
    3:250:30
  22. 22.
    Thick Of ItMary J. BligeThick Of It
    4:020:30
  23. 23.
    Let's Hurt TonightOneRepublicOh My My
    3:140:30
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    3:490:30
  25. 25.
    Love Me NowJohn LegendLove Me Now
    3:300:30
  26. 26.
    Born Again TomorrowBon JoviThis House Is Not For Sale
    3:310:30
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    3:590:30
  28. 28.
    Blended Family (What You Do For Love)Alicia Keys, A$AP RockyBlended Family (What You Do For Love)
    3:320:30
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    2:160:30
  30. 30.
    24K MagicBruno Mars24K Magic
    3:450:30

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