NPR’s wildly successful ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ segment has already hosted the likes of Jhene Aiko, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, BTS, Lizzo, and many other big names over its short tenure (click here to see we reported here).

As Dua Lipa‘s recent inclusion on the platform evidences, they don’t plan on slowing down any time soon.

Due to the global health crisis, the latest series of showings have been from the comfort of the performers’ homes.  Lipa’s set saw her launch into a career-spanning performance that included songs from her sophomore album, ‘Future Nostalgia’ (2020), and so much more.

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Thanks to his new album, ‘Featuring Ty Dolla $ign,’ singer-rapper Ty Dolla $ign is on course to see his name signed in the Billboard 200’s top 10 for the first time ever (click here to read more).

To ensure the star-studded project meets its predicted placement, the 38-year-old’s been heavy on the promo trail in its support and has demonstrated his live performance prowess at a number of high profile stops including the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards, ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,’ and more (as we reported here).

The latest live bid comes courtesy of his second visit to NPR’s wildly popular series, ‘Tiny Desk Concert.’  Filmed at his home due to the ongoing global health crisis, Ty tapped his band Jesus People and longtime collaborator Skrillex to assist as he cranked out fan favorites ‘Or Nah,’ ‘Temptations,’ ‘Ego Death,’ and more.

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NPR’s wildly successful ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ segment has already hosted the likes of Taylor Swift, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, BTS, Lizzo, and many other big names over its short tenure (click here to see we reported here).  As Jhene Aiko‘s recent inclusion on the platform evidences, they don’t plan on slowing down any time soon.

Due to the global health crisis, the latest series of showings have been from the comfort of the performers’ homes.  Aiko, dubbing her set the ‘quarantine edition,’ launched into a career-spanning performance that included songs from her tertiary album, ‘Chilombo’ (2020), to 2011’s ‘Sailing Souls’ mixtape and more.

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BTS gave fans a very special performance of three of their songs when they appeared on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ series.

While the group did not perform at the NPR offices in Washington, D.C., they made do with a sleek studio space that fir them and their backing quartet of musicians.

The K-Pop group began their concert with their chart-topper ‘Dynamite,’ before performing ‘Save Me’ from ‘The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever.’  

They then finished off with their song ‘Spring Day,’ which they said they hoped would bring comfort during the pandemic.

“It’s been the roughest summer ever, “but we know that spring will come.”

Check out the full concert below:

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Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.

So, as our retrospective features ‘From the Vault’ and ‘TGJ Replay’ allow us the chance to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday of one artist, our newest feature Chart Rewind – a variation of our current Retro Rewind assay – accedes salutes to an entire era of music history.

This week we’ll tracking back to TLC‘s fourth and final #1 hit, 1999’s ‘Unpretty.’

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NPR’s wildly popular segment, ‘Tiny Desk Concert,’ has become a go-to for artists looking to show off their respective vocal prowesses in intimate settings.

Having seen the likes of Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion, and more serve up their hits acoustically in the past, the growing list of the platform’s high profile visitors grows monthly despite the series taking on a virtual take in light of the current global health crisis.

2019’s breakout, GRAMMY-winning starlet Billie Eilish is the latest to drop by – even going as far as recreating its well-known backdrop as scenery for her performance.

Cranking out hits ‘Everything I Wanted,’ ‘My Future,’ and more, look inside to see the 18-year-old work:

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John Legend‘s latest album, ‘Bigger Love,’ may not have entered the Billboard 200 with his biggest first week sales (as we reported here), but that certainly is not the result of a lack of effort on his part.

The EGOT-winner has spent much of 2020 hitting the (virtual) promo trail in its support – nabbing features on high profile television shows, magazines, and more.

Despite seeing the LP’s accompanying tour postponed due to the current global health crisis (click here to read more), Legend’s still finding ways to bring the set’s content to the masses. His latest endeavor came in conjunction with NPR as he headlined their newest Tiny Desk Concert.

Look inside to hear him crank out tunes ‘Wild,’ ‘Ooh Laa,’ ‘Conversations in the Dark,’ and more.

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As we reported here, last year reality star-turned-beauty-mogul Kylie Jenner was at the center of a controversial debate on her ‘self-made billionaire status’ after Forbes magazine crowned her such thanks to the sale of her Kylie Cosmetics company (which the Wall Street Journal reported was a deal worth $1.2 billion at the time).

However, Forbes took to print Friday (May 29) to refute the year-old claim, even stating the company “is significantly smaller, and less profitable than the family has spent years leading the cosmetics industry and media outlets to believe.”

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Harry Styles is the latest artist to rock NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, following the likes of his friend Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Megan Thee Stallion, and many more of today’s top artists.

While his set was primarily lined with cuts from his chart-topping sophomore album, ‘Fine Line,’ the 26-year-old delved into preceding cuts ‘Adore You,’ ‘Watermelon Sugar,’ and so much more.

Look inside to hear Styles crank out hit after hit during his Tiny Desk session:

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Although it’s been over a month since NPR featured rising rapstress Megan Thee Stallion on its wildly popular ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ series (as we first reported here), the demand for the full performance has encouraged the radio giants to unveil the set in its entirety.

Clocking in at a little over 25 minutes, the stripped showing saw Stallion show off acoustic versions of some of her most beloved bops including ‘Hot Girl Summer,’ ‘Realer,’ ‘Cash Sh*t,’ and more.

Joined by Brooklyn band Phony Ppl to crank out the cuts, see the freestyle queen in action below:

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While Megan Thee Stallion has never been one to shy away from stripping off her designer duds to show off her assets, it was her music that was stripped back recently thanks to a rocking acoustic set on NPR’s wildly popular ‘Tiny Desk’ concert series.

Armed with some of her biggest hits including ‘Hot Girl Summer,’ ‘Realer,’ and more, the freestyle queen was joined by Brooklyn band Phony Ppl to crank out the numbers (and even showed off a new song with the group).

Curious to see how she fared? Look inside:

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Summer Walker has had a busy week.

Riding high on the wave that is her record-breaking debut album ‘Over It’, the R&B starlet made her way to the United Kingdom to deliver a number of sold-out shows with help from her longtime boyfriend London On Da Track and Brandon Minol.

Now watch her soar on NPR‘s Tiny Music Desk‘.

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