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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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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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Episodes

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

AJR Talk Surprise Hit 'Sober Up,' Why Rivers Cuomo Was a 'Perfect Fit' & Seeing New Fans on Tour

4/11/2018
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Today on the show, we welcome back AJR! Brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan Met had a lot to catch us up on since they first appeared on the show back in February 2017, including the release of their album The Click in June and its breakout hit single "Sober Up," featuring Weezer's Rivers Cuomo.

Duration:00:38:08

Years & Years’ Olly Alexander on ‘Crazy’ ‘Sanctify’ Video, New Album & Dreaming About an Ed Sheeran and Britney Spears Collaboration

4/4/2018
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Years & Years front man Olly Alexander joins the Pop Shop Podcast to chat about the group’s new “crazy” and “dramatic” video for “Sanctify” and the pressures of working on the group’s second full-length album – due out this summer. Plus, the Pop Shop team dive into an in-depth discussion about what they want for from new albums from Madonna, Ariana Grande and Britney Spears, and how they are hoping for sets from *NSYNC, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones and Guns N’ Roses.

Duration:00:42:15

Must-Hear Music: The Weeknd, Kacey Musgraves, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B & More

4/3/2018
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Billboard staffers discuss Jack White's "Get In the Mind Shaft," The Weeknd's "Hurt You," Kacey Musgraves' "High Horse," Shawn Mendes' "Lost In Japan" and Cardi B's "Be Careful."

Duration:00:32:47

MNEK Talks ‘Tongue,’ Debut Album & Working With Beyoncé, Madonna & Dua Lipa

3/28/2018
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MNEK joins the Pop Shop Podcast to talk about his new single and video “Tongue,” his upcoming debut studio album, and writing hits with such acts as Beyoncé, Dua Lipa and Madonna. Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses big chart news from XXXTentacion, Lil Dicky, Chris Brown, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt and more.

Duration:00:39:36

Keala Settle Talks 'Hiding' From the Spotlight Before 'The Greatest Showman' Thrust Her Into It; Plus, Fifth Harmony's Hiatus & More

3/21/2018
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Keala Settle joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to chat about her breakthrough hit “This Is Me” from "The Greatest Showman" and her journey from being a Shakespeare major in college to hitting the big screen in film. Plus, she talks about her experience of performing the Academy Award-nominated “This Is Me” on the Oscars, her debut EP "Chapter One," and much more. In addition, the Pop Shop teams dives into news about Fifth Harmony announcing their hiatus, and chart news about Logic, David...

Duration:00:38:52

Must-Hear Music: Leon Bridges, Anderson .Paak, RuPaul & More

3/20/2018
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Billboard staffers discuss Leon Bridges' "Bet Ain't Worth the Hand" and "Bad Bad News," Troye Sivan's "Strawberries & Cigarettes," Anderson .Paak's "Til It's Over," Courtney Barnett's "Need a Little Time" and RuPaul's "Kitty Girl" ft. Trixie Mattel, Shangela, Kennedy Davenport and BeBe Zahara Benet.

Duration:00:31:45

Anne-Marie on Becoming Fast 'Friends' With Marshmello & Writing With 'Incredible' Ed Sheeran, Plus Chart Chat & More

3/13/2018
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On today's show, we have Anne-Marie! The breakout British singer/songwriter is known for the 2016 Clean Bandit song "Rockabye," also featuring Sean Paul, and for the buzzy new Marshmello collaboration "Friends," which climbs 27-24 on our Pop Songs chart this week and is already a top five hit in her native U.K.

Duration:00:35:45

MAX Learns a 'Life Lesson' From Slow-Burn Success of 'Lights Down Low'; Plus, Our Favorite Oscar Moments & More

3/7/2018
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On our latest episode, MAX is back on the podcast to talk about the slow-burning success of his biggest Billboard Hot 100 hit yet, "Lights Down Low," featuring gnash.

Duration:00:46:16

Janelle Monae, 'Black Panther,' 5 Seconds of Summer & More: Must-Hear Music

3/1/2018
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Billboard staffers discuss "Opps" from the 'Black Panther' soundtrack, Janelle Monae's "Make Me Feel," 5 Seconds of Summer's "Want You Back," Kacey Musgraves' "Space Cowboy," SOPHIE's "Faceshopping," and Soccer Mommy's "Still Clean."

Duration:00:35:07

Zedd on Why Maren Morris Had the 'Perfect Voice' for 'The Middle;' Plus Oscar Predictions & More

2/28/2018
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On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, superstar artist/DJ/producer Zedd joins the Pop Shop! The Grammy Award-winning chart-topper discusses the making of his latest smash single, “The Middle,” with Maren Morris and Grey, how Morris had the "perfect voice" for the song, and how the track became involved with Target’s spring marketing campaign. Plus, the Pop Shop Podcast also welcomes The Hollywood Reporter’s senior awards analyst, and Awards Chatter podcast host Scott Feinberg to the show for a...

Duration:01:00:56

Diane Warren Recalls the 'Gift' & 'Torture' of Writing Oscar-Nominated Song 'Stand Up for Something'

2/21/2018
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Chart-topping songwriter Diane Warren joins the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss her Academy Award-nominated song "Stand Up for Something," which she wrote with Common. "I knew what I wanted to say, and I didn't know how to get to it," she says of perfecting the song from the movie "Marshall," which garnered Warren her ninth Academy Award nomination. Plus, the Pop Shop team chats about their own personal favorite Warren-written tunes, along with big chart news about "Black Panther: The Album"...

Duration:00:45:11

Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Discuss Their Oscar-Nominated Song 'This Is Me' From 'The Greatest Showman'

2/14/2018
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The songwriters behind “The Greatest Showman” — Benj Pasek and Justin Paul — join the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss their Academy Award-nominated tune “This Is Me” and much more. Plus, the Pop Shop team chats about the Spice Girls getting back together, how ice skating at the Winter Olympics is showcasing music with lyrics for the first time and Justin Timberlake’s fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "Man of the Woods."

Duration:00:41:49

Frenship Talk Following Up 'Capsize' With 'Timely' New Song 'Love Somebody'

2/6/2018
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On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, L.A.-based electro-pop duo FRENSHIP stop by the office to talk about the surprise success of their first Billboard Hot 100 hit "Capsize" and the "timely" vibe of brand-new song "Love Somebody." Plus, Keith & Katie talk Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime and more.

Duration:00:39:21

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