About 154,000 people are eligible to renew their status for two more years. But not everyone thinks it's worth it.
Reporter Andrea Smardon introduces us to Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke. She started out as an opera singer, but now she's a pop star.
The World's Andrea Smardon reports that in spite of government censorship in Myanmar, hip hop has become popular among young Burmese. It's also given some of them a political voice.
Today's Global Hit features a singer from Norway who grew up in a Muslim immigrant community there. For Deeyah - as she's known - success came early...but it was followed by harassment and threats from her own community.
Last week, The World asked listeners for their nominees for the worst ever cover of a song. The World's Andrea Smardon samples some of the suggestions.
Andrea Smardon reports on an American hip hop artist who learned to rap in Jerusalem. He goes by the name "Y-Love."
The World's Andrea Smardon profiles a rising star in London's underground music scene...the multi-faceted performer Bishi.