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Norah Jones On World Cafe

Norah Jones' debut album, Come Away With Me, was released in 2002 to phenomenal acclaim. Combining soul, pop and country, the album hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and has sold over 20 million copies to date, placing it as the second-best selling album of the past decade.

In 2003, Jones scored six Grammy awards including Album of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Female Performance. A year later, Jones won three more Grammy awards, including Record of the Year, for her collaboration with Ray Charles on the song "Here We Go Again."

Jones' latest album, Featuring, came out just this November. As the title suggests, it's a collection of collaborations from across Jones' career. Star-studded and full of variety, contributors include Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, OutKast, Foo Fighters,Belle and Sebastian, Ryan Adams, M. Ward — the list goes on. And somehow, everything meshes. As Jones puts it, "Even though the musicians are so varied, the vibe of the songs makes sense when we put them all together."

This World Cafe segment originally aired Dec. 22, 2011.

Copyright 2011 XPN

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