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Readers' Poll: The Best New Artists of 2011

Your picks include Lana Del Rey, Tyler the Creator and Sleeper Agent

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6. Civil Wars

Folk-pop duo the Civil Wars gained a lot of new fans in 2011 on the strength of powerful, emotionally raw duets like "Poison and Wine." The band is likely to get even bigger in the new year thanks to their collaboration with Taylor Swift on the soundtrack of The Hunger Games.

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