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A ranked selection of notable new recordings we heard in January.
 
Jump back: “Bessie’s Blues” returns, with Bernardine Mitchell
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 1:50 PM)
 
Taylor Swift responds in the most Taylor Swift way to her hackers
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 1:46 PM)
 
‘The Americans’: TV’s best show returns as strong as ever, with perfect Cold War chill
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 12:16 PM)
 
Smithsonian aims to open first international exhibition in London cultural complex
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 11:42 AM)
 
Jenny McCarthy tries to mend her anti-vaccine reputation with reality TV. It’s too little, too late.
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 10:20 AM)
 
‘Helen’ meets ‘Hayes’ in newly expanded theater awards
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 9:37 PM)
 
Carolyn Hax: Childless, and wanting to find a way to connect with kid-centered friends
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 11:59 PM)
 
Björk’s ‘Vulnicura’ is a rewarding listen, if you can handle the heartbreak
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 7:02 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Put the bite on ‘energy vampires’
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 6:00 PM)
 
Miss Manners: You can try too hard not to offend
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: When the affair leads to marriage, is it right to celebrate?
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
A guide to the ‘American Sniper’ culture wars controversy
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 4:12 PM)
 
Sam Smith stole a Tom Petty song, which is a grand tradition in pop music
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 2:47 PM)
 
Elon Musk explains the science behind his ‘Simpsons’ appearance
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 2:02 PM)
 
2015 Helen Hayes Awards nominations
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 8:26 PM)
 
Alexandre Tharaud, a pianist of mysteries, at the Phillips Collection
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 1:48 PM)
 
National Gallery Vocal Ensemble and Chamber Players take on a timely madrigal
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 11:38 AM)
 
Miss Universe Pageant makes always-awkward Q&A segment worse with viewer questions
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 2:45 AM)
 
SAG Awards: List of winners, best and worst moments, and who tripped on stage
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 12:26 AM)
 
‘Downton Abbey’ recap: A proposal to remember
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 10:00 PM)
 
Deaf rapper Sean Forbes makes himself joyfully heard on the hip-hop scene
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 9:18 PM)
 
Top-grossing films for Jan. 23-25: ‘American Sniper’ leads for a second weekend
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 6:41 PM)
 
Book review: In ‘The Big Seven’ by Jim Harrison, a detective behaving badly
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 5:45 PM)
 
Carolyn Hax: A crushing thing to tell a divorcing daughter
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 11:59 PM)
 
Dennis Rodman just invited Seth Rogen to North Korea
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 4:31 PM)
 
With ‘Penny,’ WNO shows merits of American Opera Initiative
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 4:00 PM)
 
Mandy Moore and Patrick Dempsey announce divorces
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 3:22 PM)
 
Coyaba performs at Dance Palace
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 4:32 PM)
 
Pianist Sullivan Fortner and ensemble at Kennedy Center
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 6:22 PM)
 
St. Lawrence String Quartet at the Library of Congress
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 3:03 PM)
 
Kanye West feels “humbled for the first time” at the 2015 BET Honors
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 12:18 PM)
 
Rihanna’s new song features Kanye West … and Paul McCartney
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 11:49 AM)
 
SAG Awards 2015 FAQ: Where to watch the show and red carpet on TV and online
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 11:12 AM)
 
Before it vanishes forever, here are 10 amazing product videos from SkyMall’s YouTube channel
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 6:42 PM)
 
Budapest Festival Orchestra at Strathmore
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 6:31 PM)
 
Cellist Nicholas Canellakis, pianist Michael Brown at Wolf Trap Barns
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 12:59 PM)
 
How Blake Shelton replaced Taylor Swift as the face of country music
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 9:00 AM)
 
Q&A: Larry Wilmore on his first week hosting ‘The Nightly Show’ and making guests uncomfortable
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 8:00 AM)
 
Remembering SkyMall, the in-flight catalogue at the apex of commercialism
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 8:10 PM)
 
VIDEO: Wes Anderson, Tarantino and other directors featured in stock footage tribute
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 6:31 PM)
 
Carolyn Hax: Friend swipes her perfect wedding venue
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 11:59 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Where did the vacuum bags go?
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2015; 5:26 PM)
 
Ask Amy: Abuser and abused might meet at family wedding
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
A meat-and-potatoes (and vending-machine tuna) woman in a foodie cuisine world
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2015; 3:00 AM)
 
Miss Manners: Gentle Reader wants to celebrate herself
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Wronged husband wants to tell the other wife
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Carolyn Hax: Phone-obsessed Mom unplugged from the family
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 11:59 PM)
 
Hints From Heloise: Hope is in the cards
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 12:00 AM)
 
Ask Amy: Crowdfunding requests create conflicts for readers
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2015; 12:00 AM)