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Bret McKenzie: A Manly Muppet And A Muppet Of A Man

McKenzie, half of the New Zealand musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, wrote five songs in the recent Muppets movie. "Man or Muppet" is nominated for Best Original Song at this year's Academy Awards.

Officials Say Houston's Cause Of Death Will Take Time

Grammys honor Houston, as officials say singer's cause of death will have to wait toxicology reports that could take as much as two months.

Whitney Houston: From Choir To Music Legend

Whitney Houston died on Saturday at the age of 48. Her problems with drugs have been well documented. In her lifetime, she sold 170 million albums. Houston's most famous song is her rendition of a tune written by Dolly Parton, "I Will Always Love You."

Adele Sweeps The Grammy Awards

Adele won every category in which she was nominated, including Record, Album and Song of the Year, and performed for the first time in months. Foo Fighters and Kanye West also won multiple awards in a ceremony that balanced celebration with mourning over Whitney Houston's death.

Whitney Houston: Her Life Played Out Like An Opera

Ann Powers on one of the world's biggest singers, who died at age 48 Saturday afternoon.

From Hyperpianos To Harmonious Handel: New Classical Albums

NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new classical releases.