April 11, 2018 by User 0 Comments

Melissa Chosen as One of NPR's 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

#26 out of 150! Melissa is so grateful for all of the fans who made their voices heard and made her feel included in today’s women in music.

The results are in for the first-ever NPR Turning the Tables readers' poll, and they send a strong message to anyone fancying themselves a cultural justice warrior in 2018. It is this:check your intervention.The original list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women, assembled by a committee of nearly 50 NPR-affiliated women, sought to correct a historic bias against putting women's stories, and their artistry, at the center of popular music history. Your votes and comments, which deeply modify and sometimes openly challenge that list, challenged us to recognize that no matter how justified the correction may be, in popular music — happily — no center ever holds.

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