Sidney Madden

The National Library of Congress has shared its latest batch of musical inductees to the National Recording Registry. The 25 works — a mix of singles, field recordings, albums and soundtracks — represent myriad genres and time periods, and bring the Registry's overall catalog up to 500 entries.

In a year when the nominees were more eclectic and adventurous, the safe bets prevailed at the 60th Grammy Awards.