Best music: Our Recommendations for Families

Whether you're looking for great kids' music or something even your teen will tolerate, our "best music" lists will help you discover songs and albums that are sure to have you humming. Put them on the car stereo, talk about the lyrics, dance to them at home -- and don't forget to sing along!
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Singles and albums by the superstar producer and pop star.
Music Makes Me Happy Music Poster Image
These songs and albums are bound to bring a smile.
"Harlem Shake" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Hard-hitting club music and dubstep tracks for teens.
Dora the Explorer: We Did It! Music Poster Image
Empowering anthems and albums by some of music's leading ladies.
"Advice" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Hits that first found fame thanks to the wildly popular website.
Wrapped in Red Music Poster Image
Kid-friendly pop picks from the original American Idol.
"Love on Top" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Some of our favorites from the award-winning R&B and pop powerhouse.
Graceland Music Poster Image
From new wave to rap, metal, Michael, and Whitney, the '80s had it all.
Abbey Road Music Poster Image
From light pop to the Beatles and psychedelia, a rockin' '60s playlist.
"Happy" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Get kids moving with these energetic songs.
Frozen (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Music Poster Image
Family-friendly soundtracks for the long highway.
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Some of our favorites from this exceptionally talented artist.
Dance Fiesta! Music Poster Image
Sing, dance, and explore with Dora and friends!
"Home" (CD single) Music Poster Image
Hits from the hugely popular TV show.
Science Music Poster Image
What's best about hip-hop, without the rest.
Reflektor Music Poster Image
Great music and more for thoughtful teens.
The Best of Both Worlds Concert Soundtrack Music Poster Image
Squeaky clean titles are pop-perfection.
African Lullaby Music Poster Image
Soothing sounds and bouncy beats for wee ones.
Where the Wild Things Are Soundtrack Music Poster Image
A great soundtrack can make a movie.
The Boxcar Children Series Book Poster Image
Dive into chapter books that promise laughs, adventure, magic, mystery, and more.