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Holiday albums from Idina Menzel, ‘Downton Abbey’

This CD cover image released by Warner Bros. Records shows "Holiday Wishes," by Idina Menzel. Menzel brings the soaring voice that made her famous this year in the Disney hit movie to her Christmas album "Holiday Wishes." The Tony Award-winner puts her own spin on holiday classics like "Silent Night" and "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Records)

Whether you’re prepping a hearty, warm Thanksgiving meal or getting ready to shop until you drop on Black Friday, here’s a list of holidays albums reviews set to get you in the right mood.

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Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

This photo provided by courtesy of Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, shows the cover of the book, "Jerry Lee Lewis," by author Rick Bragg. (AP Photo/Harper, HarperCollins Publishers)

“Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story” (Harper), by Rick Bragg

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One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs

Niall Horan, from left, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles, of One Direction, pose in the press room with the awards for artist of the year, favorite pop/rock album for “Midnight Memories” and pop/rock band, duo or group at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.

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Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs

Liam Payne, from left, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Harry Styles of the musical group One Direction accept the award for favorite pop/rock album for “Midnight Memories” on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night’s big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn’t attend the show.

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Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Katy Perry performs on stage at "The Prismatic World Tour" at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she’s worth? Will she let her colors burst?

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