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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

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

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