On today's show:
What's in a name? Don't ask H.E.R.
(Starts at 7:45)
In 2016, RCA Records released "H.E.R. Vol. 1," an EP by an anonymous musician. A brief accompanying statement said: “I can't tell you much about H.E.R. just yet but give it a listen.” Since then, the R&B artist known as H.E.R. has released three more EPs, attracted legions of fans — including former president Barack Obama — and this year is nominated for five Grammy awards, including Best New Artist and Album of the Year. The Frame's John Horn speaks with the 21-year-old singer about her influences and about why audiences are drawn to her anonymous persona.
The streaming service menu gets even bigger
(Starts at :45)
NBC Universal has announced plans for its streaming service, joining a growing field of competitors that includes Disney, AT&T, Apple and Comcast. And that's in addition to the established services of Netflix, Amazon and Hulu. Natalie Jarvey of The Hollywood Reporter sorts it out for us.
This Isn't Your Abuelo's Flamenco
(Starts at 19:11)
The Spanish singer Rosalía is an artist you’ll be hearing a lot about. In the past year, her career has skyrocketed – she’s recorded with Pharrell Williams, she's appearing in Pedro Almodóvar’s next film, and just won two Latin Grammy Awards for her song, "Malamente." On the eve of her new album release, The Frame contributor Betto Arcos spoke with Rosalía in Madrid and has this profile.