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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

Guest Tori Kelly on New Gospel Album

9/13/2018
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Kelly muses about her first gospel album, "Hiding Place," and her recent Country Airplay chart top 10, "Take Back Home Girl," with Chris Lane.

Duration:01:03:20

The Hot 100's All-Time Top 100 Hits, Nos. 25-1

8/23/2018
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The finale of a 4-part countdown celebrating the Hot 100's 60th anniversary, with smashes from Usher, Ed Sheeran, LeAnn Rimes, Chubby Checker and more.

Duration:01:09:54

The Hot 100's All-Time Top 100 Hits, Nos. 50-26

8/16/2018
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Part 3 of a 4-part countdown celebrating the Hot 100's 60th anniversary, with smashes from Mariah Carey, The Police, Adele, Rihanna and more.

Duration:00:55:04

The Hot 100's All-Time Top 100 Hits, Nos. 75-51

8/9/2018
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Part 2 of a 4-part countdown celebrating the Hot 100's 60th anniversary, with smashes from Kanye West, Meghan Trainor, Whitney Houston and more.

Duration:00:51:48

The Hot 100's All-Time Top 100 Hits, Nos. 100-76

8/2/2018
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Part 1 of a 4-part countdown celebrating the Hot 100's 60th anniversary, with smashes from Ed Sheeran, Michael Jackson and more.

Duration:00:48:03

Lori McKenna on Writing Smash Country Hits

7/26/2018
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Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lori McKenna chats about her new album, "The Tree," and performs two songs from it live at Billboard: "People Get Old" and "A Mother Never Rests."

Duration:01:04:26

Hot 100 This Week in 1988 With Richard Marx

7/19/2018
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Richard Marx chats about his first Hot 100 No. 1, "Hold On to the Nights," his thoughts on social media and his new version of the Grammy Award-winning "Dance With My Father," which he co-wrote with Luther Vandross, who originally made it a hit in 2003.

Duration:00:47:28

Lauren Daigle on New Album, 'Look Up Child'

7/13/2018
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Daigle sat down for a special Billboard podcast with Christian chart manager Jim Asker to discuss her new album, "Look Up Child," her upcoming tour and dealing with the expectations of following a wildly successful debut LP.

Duration:00:37:08

Cardi B's No. 1 & Guest Mike Adam of WNEW

7/5/2018
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"I Like It," by Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, tops the Billboard Hot 100. Plus, Gary & Trevor welcome WNEW (Fresh 102.7) afternoon talent Mike Adam, who discusses radio in New York, interviewing President Obama & Kanye West & more.

Duration:00:59:51

BTS, Cardi B, Drake & More: Best of 2018 … So Far

6/28/2018
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Who's the MVP? What hits should've been bigger? And, what stories may have gone under the radar? From BTS to Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Drake, Ella Mai and more, Gary, Trevor and Billboard senior editor Andrew Unterberger muse about the year in music so far and what's ahead. Plus, more with special guest Justin Tranter, the 2018 BMI Pop Music Awards songwriter of the year.

Duration:00:55:42

BTS, Cardi B, Drake & More: Best of 2018 … So Far

6/28/2018
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Who's the MVP? What hits should've been bigger? And, what stories may have gone under the radar? From BTS to Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Drake, Ella Mai and more, Gary, Trevor and Billboard senior editor Andrew Unterberger muse about the year in music so far and what's ahead. Plus, more with special guest Justin Tranter, the 2018 BMI Pop Music Awards songwriter of the year.

Duration:00:55:42

Justin Tranter on Writing With Imagine Dragons

6/21/2018
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Part one of a two-part chat with the artist & social activist, won songwriter of the year honors at the 2018 BMI Pop Music Awards for the second consecutive year.

Duration:01:01:36

Justin Tranter on Writing With Imagine Dragons

6/21/2018
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Part one of a two-part chat with the artist & social activist, won songwriter of the year honors at the 2018 BMI Pop Music Awards for the second consecutive year.

Duration:01:01:36

Hot 100 This Week in 1990 With Roxette's Per Gessle

6/14/2018
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Roxette's Per Gessle is our special guest, as we count down the Hot 100's top 20 this week in 1990. Plus, chart chat about the newest Hot 100, where Post Malone's "Psycho" hits No. 1 and three songs enter the top 10.

Duration:01:21:55

Hot 100 This Week in 1990 With Roxette's Per Gessle

6/14/2018
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Roxette's Per Gessle is our special guest, as we count down the Hot 100's top 20 this week in 1990. Plus, chart chat about the newest Hot 100, where Post Malone's "Psycho" hits No. 1 and three songs enter the top 10.

Duration:01:21:55

Florida Georgia Line on 'Meant to Be' & More

6/7/2018
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Country superstars Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley and BMLG president Jimmy Harnen chat with Billboard's Nashville-based senior chart manager Jim Asker about Florida Georgia Line's smashes "Meant to Be," "Cruise" and "H.O.L.Y." and new hit "Simple."

Duration:01:00:41

Florida Georgia Line on 'Meant to Be' & More

6/7/2018
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Country superstars Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley and BMLG president Jimmy Harnen chat with Billboard's Nashville-based senior chart manager Jim Asker about Florida Georgia Line's smashes "Meant to Be," "Cruise" and "H.O.L.Y." and new hit "Simple."

Duration:01:00:41

BTS Breaks Through Again With 'Fake Love'

5/31/2018
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KJYO (KJ103) Oklahoma City program director JJ Ryan returns to discuss BTS' latest chart achievements, as well as potential songs of the summer.

Duration:00:36:02

BTS Breaks Through Again With 'Fake Love'

5/31/2018
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KJYO (KJ103) Oklahoma City program director JJ Ryan returns to discuss BTS' latest chart achievements, as well as potential songs of the summer.

Duration:00:36:02

Ed Sheeran, Drake & Bruno Mars: 2018's Stars So Far

5/24/2018
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Dave and Yael Penn of Hit Songs Deconstructed return to analyze the key trends in the Hot 100's top 10 in the first few months of 2018.

Duration:00:56:47