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Billboard.com associate editor Jason Lipshutz and Billboard associate charts director Keith Caulfield offer weekly Billboard chart breakdowns, discuss the hottest music news and cover the year's biggest musical events. Casual pop fans, chart junkies and everyone in between are invited to this weekly half-hour discussion.

Billboard.com associate editor Jason Lipshutz and Billboard associate charts director Keith Caulfield offer weekly Billboard chart breakdowns, discuss the hottest music news and cover the year's biggest musical events. Casual pop fans, chart junkies and everyone in between are invited to this weekly half-hour discussion.
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New York, NY

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Billboard.com associate editor Jason Lipshutz and Billboard associate charts director Keith Caulfield offer weekly Billboard chart breakdowns, discuss the hottest music news and cover the year's biggest musical events. Casual pop fans, chart junkies and everyone in between are invited to this weekly half-hour discussion.

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English

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Episodes

Troye Sivan on Finding the ‘Confidence’ to Grow & Experiment on ‘Bloom,’ Taking New Songs On the Road

8/15/2018
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Troye Sivan joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss his new album "Bloom," taking its songs on tour, working on new music for the film "Boy Erased" (in which he co-stars), songwriting, who is on his wish-list for future collaborators and more.

Duration:00:38:27

Bebe Rexha on Writing Her Emotional Hit Song 'I'm a Mess,' Releasing 'Expectations' Album & More

8/7/2018
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Bebe Rexha joins the Pop Shop Podcast to chat about her new hit single “I’m a Mess,” its emotional creation with songwriter Justin Tranter, the tune’s striking music video, her debut full-length album “Expectations” and more. Plus, the Pop Shop discusses news about DJ Khaled, Robyn, Demi Lovato and more.

Duration:00:38:39

Bazzi on His ‘Cosmic’ Journey, Connecting With Camila Cabello & Chance Encounter With Justin Timberlake

8/1/2018
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Bazzi joins the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast! The rising singer-songwriter called in to chat about his No. 1 Pop Songs hit “Mine,” his "Cosmic" album, connecting with Camila Cabello on tour (and in the studio) and a chance encounter with one of his “biggest inspirations,” Justin Timberlake.

Duration:00:35:46

Niall Horan on New Song 'Finally Free,' 'Disappearing' After Tour to Work on Next Album & Eight Years of One Direction

7/25/2018
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Niall Horan joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to talk about his new song “Finally Free,” from the film “Smallfoot,” how he’ll be “disappearing” after his tour to work on his next album, why we won’t be getting any club bangers from him, and eight years of One Direction. Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses chart new about Drake, Ariana Grande and ABBA.

Duration:00:34:09

Foster the People's Mark Foster on the Slow Climb of 'Sit Next to Me,' Being Inspired by Drake & S'mores With Paramore

7/18/2018
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Today on the show, we chat with Mark Foster of Foster the People! The frontman called in to the Pop Shop from the road to talk about the slow-burning success of the group's crossover hit "Sit Next to Me."

Duration:00:54:36

Greg Wells on Producing 'Greatest Showman' Music, Working With Adele, Dua Lipa, Katy Perry & More

7/10/2018
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Songwriter-producer Greg Wells joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast for a special edition of the show! Wells, who is one of the producers behind the smash soundtrack to "The Greatest Showman," discusses his career, working on "Showman," and tales from the studio with such A-listers as Adele, Katy Perry, Dua Lipa and Twenty One Pilots.

Duration:01:02:15

Kylie Minogue Talks Tour Plans, Being ‘Really Moved’ by Fan Reaction to ‘Golden’ Album & More

7/4/2018
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Kylie Minogue joins the Pop Shop Podcast for a special all-Kylie edition of the show! The pop princess calls in to chat about her new album, “Golden,” plans for her upcoming Golden Tour, memories of her Aphrodite: Les Folies Tour and more. Plus, the Pop Shop chats about essential starter albums and singles for listeners who are dipping into the world of Minogue for the first time.

Duration:00:48:51

Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds on Speaking His ‘Truth’ With ‘Believer’ Documentary & Being an LGBTQ Ally

6/27/2018
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Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds joins the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss his new documentary film "Believer," which follows his journey to, as he describes it, “speak his truth” and “ignite conversation around what our LGBTQ youth are facing in the Mormon religion, on a daily basis, and on a wider note, within orthodox religion and how certain teachings are hurting our youth and even killing our youth.” In addition to the interview with Reynolds, the latest episode of the Pop Shop Podcast...

Duration:00:29:48

Ella Mai Talks ‘Dream’ Success of ‘Boo’d Up’ & Freaking Out After Beyonce Name-Checked the Song

6/20/2018
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Ella Mai joins the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss the chart success of her breakthrough single “Boo’d Up,” how she was discovered by producer Mustard, and freaking out after she heard Beyonce mentioned “Boo’d Up” at one of her recent concerts. Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses the death of XXXTentacion, Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s surprise collaborative album, Dave Matthews Band’s new No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and the return of Louis Prima and George Benson to the charts.

Duration:00:32:25

Chromeo Talk 'Head Over Heels' Album, Recruiting The-Dream & More for Their 'Love Letter to Funk'

6/13/2018
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This week on the show, we're joined by Chromeo! The dance-pop duo are back with their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, out this Friday. Fans have already gotten a few tastes of the new project -- including "Must've Been," featuring DRAM, and "Bad Decision" -- but what ties the whole project together is the group's eternal love of funk music.

Duration:00:36:49

Tony Awards Preview & Chart Chat About Shawn Mendes, Selena Gomez & Kanye West

6/5/2018
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The Pop Shop Podcast previews the 2018 Tony Awards with Billboard on Broadway podcast host Rebecca Milzoff! Plus, the Pop Shoppers discuss chart news about Kanye West, Shawn Mendes, Selena Gomez and Kim Wilde.

Duration:00:33:03

Must-Hear Music: Pusha T, J Balvin, Christina & Demi, Plus Special Guest Speedy Ortiz

6/4/2018
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Billboard staffers discuss new songs from Pusha T, Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato, J Balvin, Courtney Barnett, Maggie Rogers and NIKI. Also: Speedy Ortiz stops by to talk new album 'Twerp Verse' and share music recommendations.

Duration:00:49:38

Jessie Ware Talks Top Tips for Festival-Goers, Podcasting With Her Mom & Why Latest Tour Was ‘Good for the Soul’

5/30/2018
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Jessie Ware joins the Pop Shop Podcast to chat about how her latest tour was “eye-opening” and “good for the soul,” and her best piece of advice for festival-goers this summer, as she’s playing a series of festivals through July. Plus, Ware talks about working with her mother on their hit podcast Table Manners With Jessie Ware. In addition, the Pop Shop team discusses chart news about BTS, Drake and Backstreet Boys, and reviews Billboard’s list of the top 98 songs of 1998.

Duration:00:47:39

Lauv on the Slow Climb of the ‘Fastest’ Song He’s Written, ‘I Like Me Better,’ Plus BBMA Highlights With J.Lo, Dua Lipa & More

5/23/2018
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Lauv stops by the Pop Shop Podcast to talk about his hit single “I Like Me Better,” why he decided to release a playlist instead of an album, and how he went from playing shows for “nobody” to selling out his own gigs and opening for Ed Sheeran. In addition to the interview, the Pop Shop team also has some exclusive moments from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards’ red carpet, including quick chats with Jennifer Lopez and friends-of-the-podcast Dua Lipa and Kelly Clarkson. And, on top of all...

Duration:00:38:23

Kelly Clarkson Is Ready for the ‘Sink or Swim’ Challenge of Hosting the Billboard Music Awards

5/16/2018
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Kelly Clarkson joins the Pop Shop Podcast to chat about the “sink or swim” challenge of hosting the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, and how she wants it to be a celebratory and “really cool night” for the nominees. Plus: Chart news about Childish Gambino’s first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit “This Is America,” Post Malone and Celine Dion’s new “Deadpool 2” song debuting on the charts.

Duration:00:34:47

Tove Styrke Talks Touring With Katy Perry & Lorde, Mixing 'Love Stories' With 'Anti-Romantic' Songs on 'Sway'

5/9/2018
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The Swedish singer/songwriter just released her third album, Sway, on Friday, and she's hitting some very big stages to promote the project. Last month, she wrapped up an opening stint on Lorde's Melodrama Tour, and starting May 29, she'll be traveling through Europe with Katy Perry on the Witness World Tour.

Duration:00:35:50

Ariana Grande, J. Cole, Kali Uchis & More: Must-Hear Music Podcast

5/2/2018
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Billboard staffers discuss Ariana Grande's "No Tears Left to Cry," J. Cole's "1985," Khalid and Billie Eilish's "Lovely," Kali Uchis' "Feel Like a Fool," and Lykke Li's new songs. Plus, Madrid rockers Hinds stop by to share some recommendations.

Duration:00:41:52

Sting & Shaggy Talk Bonding Over Their ‘Love of Reggae’ on New Album ‘44/876’

5/2/2018
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Sting and Shaggy join the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss their collaborative reggae/pop album “44/876,” how the team-up “just felt right,” their mutual “love of reggae music” and their upcoming tour. Plus, the Pop Shop team reviews news about ABBA recording new music and Kanye West’s return to Twitter (and his new songs), along with chart headlines about J. Cole, Ariana Grande, Post Malone and Record Store Day.

Duration:00:45:12

Sabrina Carpenter & Jonas Blue on Meeting Via Twitter, Exploring 'Alien' Feelings for New Song

4/18/2018
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Today on the show, we're joined by Sabrina Carpenter and Jonas Blue! The pop star and U.K. dance music producer have teamed up for the new song "Alien," and the collaboration all came together thanks to the A&R talents of Twitter.

Duration:00:38:18

Must-Hear Music: Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Drake, Florence + the Machine, Kylie Minogue, 5SOS

4/17/2018
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Billboard staffers discuss Nicki Minaj's "Barbie Tingz," Cardi B's "I Like It," Drake's "Nick for What," Kylie Minogue's "Raining Glitter," 5 Seconds of Summer's "Youngblood," and Florence + the Machine's "Sky Full of Song."

Duration:00:31:21