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Watch The Tiny Desk Contest Entries Public Radio Loves

Each year, we receive entries from all 50 states, thanks in part to encouragement from NPR Member stations across the country. So we asked some stations to tell us about the entries they love.
Clockwise from top left: Brit Drozda, Alfred Sergel IV, Honey and Blue, Myrtle, Oompa, wyd. Source: YouTube

Each year, the Tiny Desk Contest receives entries from all 50 states, thanks in part to encouragement from NPR Member stations across the country. This year's entries showcased impressive talent in local scenes and introduced us to a myriad of great new-to-us musicians. While the Tiny Desk Contest judges wrap up evaluating Contest entries, we want to share some of the entries our Member stations love.


Brit Drozda, "This Too Shall Pass"

You can see the perfect storm of memories past and emotions present in Brit Drozda's entry video for "This Too Shall

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