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On Billboard's Chart Beat podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson of Billboard's charts department look at why what's on the charts is on the charts. With discussions with artists, record label executives, radio programmers, songwriters and more, the Chart Beat Podcast covers the numerous factors that go into making songs and albums Billboard chart hits.

On Billboard's Chart Beat podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson of Billboard's charts department look at why what's on the charts is on the charts. With discussions with artists, record label executives, radio programmers, songwriters and more, the Chart Beat Podcast covers the numerous factors that go into making songs and albums Billboard chart hits.
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On Billboard's Chart Beat podcast, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson of Billboard's charts department look at why what's on the charts is on the charts. With discussions with artists, record label executives, radio programmers, songwriters and more, the Chart Beat Podcast covers the numerous factors that go into making songs and albums Billboard chart hits.

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Episodes

Ariana Grande, Lizzo & 2019's First-Half Stars

7/10/2019
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Gary, Trevor and Andrew Unterberger recap the head of the class on Billboard charts at midterm time. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:52:15

Taylor Swift, Drake & Madonna Chart Chat

6/27/2019
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Billboard Pride writer Stephen Daw discusses Swift's new LGBTQ-friendly hit and "Open Your Heart" co-writer Peter Rafelson muses about the wild backstory of Madonna's '80s classic. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:59:13

Jonas Brothers' Return & Runaway June Performs

6/20/2019
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An inside look at how Billboard's recent cover story on the Jonas Brothers, new atop the Billboard 200 this week, was written by Taylor Weatherby. Plus, special guests Runaway June perform their hit "Buy My Own Drinks." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:17:33

Katy Perry Returns & Special Guest Howard Jones

6/14/2019
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Katy Perry, Cardi B & Miley Cyrus send new songs onto the Hot 100 and Gary and Trevor analyze their starts. Plus, very special guest Howard Jones discusses his new album, "Transform," and classic '80s hits, including "Things Can Only Get Better." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:41

Country's Radio Rule & Streaming Future

6/7/2019
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Country has long ruled radio ratings. How is it adapting in a streaming era? Scott Musgrave, Nielsen Music head of U.S. radio, and Jon Miller, Nielsen Audio, vp audience insights, join Gary and Trevor to discuss the state of the genre. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:04:28

Ed Sheeran, Ava Max & Lizzo Leading Atlantic

5/30/2019
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John McMann, senior vp pop and rhythmic promotion for Atlantic Records, joins Gary and Trevor to discuss the latest successes for Ed Sheeran, Ava Max, Lizzo and more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:03:51

for KING & COUNTRY Performs In-Studio

5/29/2019
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for KING & COUNTRY, the duo of Joel and Luke Smallbone, discusses its Christian chart reign with Billboard's Jim Asker and performs exclusive acoustic versions of "Burn the Ships" and "God Only Knows." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:46

Ed Sheeran's Evolution; Ariana & Bruno's, Too

5/23/2019
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From "The A Team" to his latest, Ed Sheeran has "Shape"-shifted musically. Historically, hit acts have ever since The Beatles, and Gary, Trevor and Andrew Unterberger analyze key artists that have evolved sonically the most successfully. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:52:41

Shawn Mendes' Return, Pop vs. Hip-Hop in 2019

5/15/2019
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Shawn Mendes launches at a career-best No. 2 on the Hot 100 with "If I Can't Have You." Still, hip-hop continues to dominate streaming, and Nielsen's Haley Jones & Jon Miller analyze hip-hop's growth. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:47:53

The Best Lead Singles of the Past 25 Years

5/9/2019
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As Taylor Swift's "ME!" blasts to No. 2 on the Hot 100, a look back at the most notable lead singles from albums over the past 25 years, from Boyz II Men to Beyonce to Justin Bieber. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:50

Taylor Swift's Lead Singles Ranked & The Rua Performs

5/2/2019
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Can Taylor Swift's new single "ME!" dethrone Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" on the Hot 100 next week? Until then, we look back at how she has previously intro'd albums. Plus, UK sibling pop trio The Rua visits for a chat & an exclusive performance. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:31

How 'Shallow' Was Written & BTS' Big Week

4/25/2019
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BTS launches atop the Billboard 200 & in the Hot 100's top 10. Plus, very special guests Paul Williams, president/chairman of ASCAP, & Anthony Rossomando, co-writer of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:07:09

Will 'Boy With Luv' Be BTS' Biggest Hit?

4/18/2019
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KJYO Oklahoma City program director JJ Ryan returns to discuss BTS' new single with Halsey. Plus, how Billy Ray Cyrus, enjoying his first Hot 100 No. 1 via Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," has taken numerous successful, if not surprising, career turns. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:55:32

Lil Nas X Hits No. 1 & Flashing Back Like It's 1999

4/12/2019
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An in-depth discussion about Lil Nas X's leap to No. 1 on the Hot 100 with "Old Town Road." Plus, we time-travel back 20 years to an especially memorable year in pop music. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:08:03

Drake, Carrie Underwood & the NHL's Live Music Goals

4/10/2019
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NHL chief content officer Steve Mayer joins as the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin. Cage the Elephant kicks off the postseason with a free concert in Tampa, continuing the league's live music evolution "Music and sports go hand-in-hand," says Mayer. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:48:30

Billie Eilish Roundtable With Bill(ie)board Staffers

4/4/2019
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With Billie Eilish set to debut at No. 1 on the Bill(ie)board 200 with her debut LP, Bill(ie)board editors Lyndsey Havens and Andrew Unterberger join Gary and Trevor to discuss the alt/pop artist's breakthrough. Bill(ie)board ... get it? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:42

Rising Country Star Carly Pearce & Big Machine's Kris Lamb

4/3/2019
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On a special episode recorded live at The Good Cup in Franklin, Tenn., Billboard senior chart manager Jim Asker welcomes singer-songwriter Carly Pearce and Big Machine Records vp of promotion Kris Lamb. Proceeds from the event benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the fight against blood cancers For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:08

Ariana Grande's Continued Reign & the Future of Podcasts

3/28/2019
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Ariana Grande matches her longest Hot 100 rule, as "7 Rings" spends, fittingly, a seventh week at No. 1. Will she - and women - continue to dominate throughout 2019? Plus, in a very meta chat, iHeartRadio chief product officer Chris Williams discusses the evolution of podcasts and how they continue to intertwine with traditional radio. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:03:41

BTS, Travis Scott & the Changing Faces of Touring

3/21/2019
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Touring chart manager Eric Frankenberg joins Gary and Trevor to discuss Billboard's new touring charts & industry trends in live music. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:41:47

New Kids on the Block's Danny Wood on Boy Band Longevity

3/14/2019
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Jonas Brothers celebrate their first Hot 100 No. 1, "Sucker," and Gary and Trevor, plus Billboard's Taylor Weatherby, discuss what powered their long-awaited coronation. Plus, special guests Danny Wood, of New Kids on the Block, and Jessie Chris on their new duet, "Bodyguard," and boy bands' longevity, from New Kids to Jonas Brothers, BTS and more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:07:52