Video: Alabama Shakes on Saturday Night Live

2012 breakout act Alabama Shakes took to the stage at 30 Rock for a performance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. Led by the powerful vocals of Brittany Howard, the rockabilly soul band performed “Hold On” from the debut album Boys & Girls and “Always Alright” from the Silver Linings Playbook soundtrack.

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Video: Voices United for Mali – “Mali-ko” (Peace)


In hopes to heal and unite the violence-stricken Mali, singer Fatoumata Diawara brought together a “supergroup” of Malian music talent to sing “Mali-Ko” (Peace). Participants include Amadou and Mariam, Oumou Sangare, Vieux Farka Toure, Khaira Arby, and Toumani Diabate.