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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Tiny Desk Contest, NPR Music’s annual search for the next great undiscovered artist, is back! First, let’s meet this year’s esteemed panel. Returning judges Bob Boilen (Tiny… Read More
The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the… Read More
Each year, one Tiny Desk Contest winner gets to play their own Tiny Desk concert. But we’ve discovered many more great artists through the Contest — and have invited a few of them to play here, too.
The Seoul-based sextet performs music that blends Korean traditional music with modern sounds.
The soul singer demonstrated a commitment to the Tiny Desk that we rarely, if ever, see.
The fast-rising teenager from Jamaica just won a Grammy for Best Reggae Album, making her the first woman and youngest artist to ever win in the category.
The group from Japan is on a mission to expand the conventional meaning of “cute.” Their performance included synchronized dancing, pom-poms and matching pink uniforms, with a heavy, angular sound.
The R&B singer performed songs from her debut full-length, Shea Butter Baby.
There’s a hush to the music of Nilüfer Yanya that made the Tiny Desk the perfect stage for her sound.
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.