Tegan and Sara, Mike Posner, Sia, Janelle Monae: Who else should be bigger than they are?
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As the guest vocalist on fun.’s “We Are Young,” Monae got her name in front of millions of new fans, but the single doesn’t do her flexible, fluid vocals justice. Maybe her intoxicating blend of soul, pop, and rock confuses folks who want to pigeonhole her. Don’t let it.