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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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@billboard

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English

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Episodes

ILoveMakonnen Talks Lil Peep Collab ‘I’ve Been Waiting’ & Pop Radio Success: ‘It’s What We Always Dreamed Of’

4/24/2019
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ILoveMakonnen joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to talk about his hit collaboration with the late Lil Peep, and its embrace by pop radio: "It's what we always wanted." Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses news about BTS, Sam Smith & Normani, Jonas Brothers, Madonna and Justin Bieber.

Duration:00:38:12

CNCO Talk Spanglish Single 'Pretend' & 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards

4/16/2019
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CNCO talk their party-starting Spanglish single "Pretend," performing (and hopefully winning) at the Billboard Latin Music Awards and touring the world on the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast.

Duration:00:46:54

Sofi Tukker Preview Coachella Performance, New Music & Bomba Estereo Collaboration

4/10/2019
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The dance duo discuss their return to Coachella with brand-new music, including their latest single "Fantasy," plus how their music-making process has changed since the success of their 2018 album "Treehouse" and its breakout single "Best Friend."

Duration:00:49:52

Ava Max Talks 'Sweet But Psycho,' Debut Album Plans & Why 'No One's Better' Than Beyonce

4/2/2019
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After finding success around the world with the August-released song "Sweet But Psycho" -- which hit No. 1 in more than a dozen countries, including four weeks atop the Official U.K. Singles Chart -- the U.S. is finally paying attention to Ava Max, with her breakout single reaching the Billboard Hot 100 top 20 and sitting at its No. 6 peak on the Pop Songs airplay chart. But even with that global recognition, she still can't wrap her head around the song's climb up the Billboard charts.

Duration:00:33:38

LIVVIA Talks Radio Hit 'Damn,' Teaming Up With Quavo & Getting a 'Fresh Start'

3/26/2019
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In addition to our LIVVIA interview, Keith & Katie discuss the Jonas Brothers' comeback, their first No. 1 Hot 100 hit and what's next for the reunited siblings.

Duration:00:41:43

Logan Henderson Talks Breakout Solo Single ‘Pull Me Deep’ & Life After Big Time Rush: ‘It’s Opened Up a Whole New World’

3/20/2019
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Logan Henderson joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to talk about his breakthrough solo hit “Pull Me Deep,” his upcoming new EP, and what it’s been like pursuing his solo career after success in the group Big Time Rush (“It’s opened up a whole new world,” he says). Plus, the Pop Shop hosts chat about chart news from Juice WRLD, Maren Morris and New Kids on the Block.

Duration:00:31:25

Hozier 'Thrilled' With First No. 1 Album: 'I Genuinely Didn't Think That This Was Going to Happen'

3/12/2019
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Hozier joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to talk about his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with “Wasteland, Baby!” (“I genuinely didn’t think that this was going to happen.”) and talks fan favorite tracks on the set, his just-launched tour and support he’s received from U2.

Duration:00:26:48

Stephen Puth Talks Debut Single 'Sexual Vibe,' New Song 'Half Gone' & Taking the Spotlight as an Artist

3/5/2019
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The pop singer/songwriter talks about when we might hear a full project, doing some opening tour dates for Astrid S and more. Also on the podcast, we talk about Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's chart domination -- with "Shallow" topping the Billboard Hot 100 and the A Star Is Born soundtrack atop the Billboard 200 -- and what Hollywood and the music business can learn from the musical film's success.

Duration:00:45:44

After Lady Gaga's Oscar Win, What's Next for the Diva & How Could She Get the EGOT?

2/26/2019
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On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, we're discussing all things Oscar! Following Lady Gaga's first Academy Award win, what could be next for the diva? Plus, now that Gaga has both an Oscar and multiple Grammy Awards, how can she nab a Tony Award and an Emmy Award, to complete her EGOT? In addition, the Pop Shop team reviews chart news about Ariana Grande, Drake, Cardi B and Bruno Mars.

Duration:00:37:14

Dean Lewis on 'Amazing' U.S. Success of 'Be Alright,' Upcoming Album & Learning Guitar While Pretending to Be George Harrison

2/20/2019
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Dean Lewis joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss the "amazing" U.S. success of his breakthrough single "Be Alright," his upcoming debut full-length album, how he learned guitar as a child while pretending to be George Harrison, his continued surprise at selling out shows on the road, and how Oasis inspired him as a musician.

Duration:00:38:46

Ally Brooke On New Single 'Low Key,' Finding Her 'Identity' & How She's a 'New Woman'

2/13/2019
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Ally Brooke joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss her new single "Low Key," featuring Tyga, how she wants her music to make people feel "positive and confident" and how she's "in the happiest space ever."

Duration:00:39:23

Kacey Musgraves Talks Four Grammy Nominations, 'Zen' New Tour & Why 'Women Are Making Better Music'

2/6/2019
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When Kacey Musgraves set out to make her third studio album, Golden Hour, she knew she wanted to "play with some different colors" this time around, but she never could have imagined that her creative turn would lead to her first-ever nomination for the Grammys' top prize: album of the year. As the guest on Billboard Pop Shop Podcast's special Grammy preview episode, Musgraves talks about her four nominations, her "zen" new tour and why "women are making better music."

Duration:00:42:21

Zara Larsson Talks 'Ruin My Life' & Taking Her Pop Career to the Next Level: 'I Want People to Know Who I Am'

1/29/2019
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Zara Larsson joins Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast to talk about her buzzy top 20 Pop Songs hit "Ruin My Life," the song's ultra-glam video, working on her new album and whether she was invited to join "America's Got Talent: The Champions."

Duration:00:38:01

Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar & More: Reviewing the Best Song Oscar Nominees

1/23/2019
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Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA and Diane Warren are among the music stars nominated for an Academy Award for best original song this year -- who could win? Will Gaga walk home with the award for "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born?" Could 10-time nominee Warren finally snag her first win for "I'll Fight," from "RBG?" The Pop Shop team discusses the Oscar nominations and reviews some fun facts about the contenders.

Duration:00:30:01

Grey Talks 'Future Pop' of New Single 'Want You Back,' Taking Singing Lessons & Grammy Noms for 'The Middle'

1/16/2019
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On the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, pop duo Grey discuss their new single "Want You Back" and how they describe it as "future pop," plus, their thoughts on their three Grammy Award nominations for "The Middle," and how they are now doing something they've never really done before professionally: sing.

Duration:00:45:16

Why Ariana Grande Is a New Kind of Pop Star for Coachella

1/9/2019
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On the latest Billboard Pop Shop podcast, the team discusses Ariana Grande's booking as a headliner at the upcoming Coachella Festival, and why she's a new kind of pop star for the long-running fest, plus news about the Golden Globe Awards, Halsey hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and Justin Timberlake returning to the road.

Duration:00:31:15

Bastille's Dan Smith on the Phenomenon of 'Happier' With Marshmello

12/18/2018
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The singer/songwriter also talks to Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast about Bastille's latest "Other People's Heartache" mixtape, "Grip" with Seeb & 2019 "Doom Days" album.

Duration:00:44:15

Mark Ronson Talks 'Shallow' Grammy & Globe Nominations, Forgetting Just How Famous Lady Gaga & Miley Cyrus Are

12/11/2018
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The songwriter/producer also details how his new Miley collaboration "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" came together.

Duration:00:41:07

Gwen Stefani Talks Deluxe Edition of 'You Make It Feel Like Christmas' & 'Magical' Art of Holiday Songwriting

12/4/2018
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"Honestly, songwriting is so magical, but to do Christmas songwriting was another level for me," Stefani tells Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast.

Duration:00:36:18

2019 Grammy Nominations Predictions: Ariana Grande, Drake, Shawn Mendes & More

11/28/2018
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Who will earn 2019 Grammy Award nominations? We break down the Grammy buzz around Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Drake and more in a special edition of the Pop Shop Podcast.

Duration:00:55:10