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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

Coming Around Again Podcast: INXS's 'Kick' Album at 30

10/20/2017
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This week we revisit INXS' blockbuster 1987 LP, Kick. The album, an impossibly seductive blend of rock, pop, funk and soul, made the Australian rock band international superstars, spawning four Billboard Hot 100 top 10 hits in the U.S. Writer Eric Spitznagel calls in this week to discuss the piece he wrote for Billboard magazine about the controversial circumstances surrounding the album's release -- in which manager Chris Murphy claims that Atlantic Records, the band's U.S. label at the...

Duration: 00:29:12


Daya Talks ‘Emotional’ New Single & Working ‘Twice as Hard’ To Be Respected as a Songwriter

10/18/2017
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Daya stops by the Pop Shop Podcast to talk about her “emotional” new single “New,” how she’s gained a lot of confidence in herself as an artist in recent months, and how she has to work “twice as hard” to be respected as a songwriter. Plus, we’ve got chart chat about Post Malone, NF and P!nk, and news about the American Music Award nominations, Ed Sheeran and Eminem.

Duration: 00:41:09


Coming Around Again: Bruce Springsteen's 'Tunnel of Love' at 30

10/13/2017
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This week, we look back at Bruce Springsteen's 'Tunnel of Love' album, released in early October of 1987. Three decades later, the album still holds an interesting place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's catalog, as arguably his most personal album. Variety senior music editor Jem Aswad comes on to debate how the album's songs and sonics hold up in 2017, and to discuss his recent two-part cover story on The Boss for Variety.

Duration: 00:34:51


Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominee Chatter, Plus Chart News on Shania Twain, Beyonce & More

10/10/2017
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On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, we discuss news of the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominations (including possible inductees Depeche Mode, Eurythmics and Kate Bush), Sam Smith’s upcoming sophomore album "The Thrill of It All" and Jason Aldean’s moving performance and statement on NBC’s "Saturday Night Live." Plus, we’ve got chart chat about Shania Twain, J Balvin and Willy William’s “Mi Gente,” featuring Beyoncé, and Tom Petty.

Duration: 00:27:42


Must-Hear Music: Khalid, Miley, Anna of the North & More

10/5/2017
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Billboard staffers discuss Khalid's "Perfect (Rough Draft)," Miley Cyrus' "Week Without You," Anna of the North's "Always," Nora en Pure's "Fever," Whitney's "You and Me" and MUNA's "In My Way" on the Must-Hear Music podcast.

Duration: 00:28:20


Tom Petty Remembered, Plus Chart Chat on The Killers’ First No. 1 Album & Demi Lovato Hitting Hot 100’s Top 10

10/4/2017
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Tom Petty is remembered on the latest Pop Shop Podcast, following the rock legend’s unexpected death on Oct. 2. Plus, the Pop Shop team dives into big chart news about The Killers, Demi Lovato, Imagine Dragons, Camila Cabello and Shania Twain.

Duration: 00:19:51


Coming Around Again: Billy Joel's 'The Stranger' at 40

9/29/2017
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This week, Billboard senior editor Frank DiGiacomo comes on to discuss an album that he's loved for 40 years: Billy Joel's The Stranger. Released in 1977, The Stranger would go on to become the best-selling album in Columbia Records history. On the podcast, DiGiacomo shares his memories of being a young Billy Joel fan in Youngstown, Ohio at the time of the album's release, and discusses both the impact the album had at the time, and the ways it was misunderstood by contemporary critics.

Duration: 00:30:50


PRETTYMUCH on Bringing 'Full-Out' Dancing Back to Boy Bands & Working With 'God of Pop' Max Martin

9/27/2017
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PRETTYMUCH drops by the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to talk about their debut single “Would You Mind,” how they’re bringing "full-out" dancing back to the boy band landscape, advice they got from One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson and working with “god of pop” Max Martin. Plus, the Pop Shop teams discusses big chart news about Cardi B hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Foo Fighters notching its second No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, BTS scoring a big week for K-pop music on the...

Duration: 00:39:38


Coming Around Again: Louis Armstrong's 'What a Wonderful World' at 50

9/22/2017
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This week on Coming Around Again, we're visited by Ricky Riccardi, archivist at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens, New York. Ricky talks with Billboard about the 50th anniversary of the song that's endured as Armstrong's best-remembered: "What a Wonderful World," a pop ballad with a very interesting history, both in its creation and in its rather delayed public appreciation.

Duration: 00:30:29


Nadine Coyle Gets Back to ‘Work’ on New Single, Talks Girls Aloud’s Legacy: ‘The Music Just Still Sounds So Good’

9/20/2017
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Nadine Coyle guest stars on the latest Pop Shop Podcast, as the singer/songwriter (and 1/5 of U.K. girl group Girls Aloud) drops in to talk about her new single “Go to Work” and of course the legacy of Girls Aloud. Plus, the Pop Shop team dives into chart news about Thomas Rhett bringing country back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and how Cardi B could bump Taylor Swift from No. 1 on next week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Duration: 00:35:22


Coming Around Again: Kanye West's 'Graduation' vs. 50 Cent's 'Curtis'

9/15/2017
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This week on 'Coming Around Again,' we're flashing back 10 years to Sept. 11, 2007, when hip-hop hosted the heavyweight bout of the year, between superstar rappers 50 Cent and Kanye West. Along with Billboard Hip-Hop Editor Carl Lamarre, we share our memories of the sales battle, discuss how the 'Curtis' and 'Graduation' albums hold up, and theorize about which two rappers could have a similarly captivating sales showdown in 2017.

Duration: 00:24:33


Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Kelly Clarkson, iLoveMakonnen & More: Must-Hear Music Podcast

9/14/2017
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Billboard staffers discuss Taylor Swift's "…Ready for It," Sam Smith's "Too Good at Goodbyes," Kelly Clarkson's "Love So Soft," ILoveMakonnen's "Love" ft. Rae Sremmurd, St. Vincent's "Los Ageless," Tove Lo's "Disco Tits," and Demi Lovato's "You Don't Do It For Me Anymore."

Duration: 00:36:22


Jack Johnson Talks New Album, His Trump-Inspired Single & Wanting to Make Music That’s ‘Somebody’s Favorite Record’

9/13/2017
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On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, we welcome our special guest, singer/songwriter Jack Johnson! The chart-topping star chats about his new album "All the Light Above It Too," how the set got its start on a boat in the North Atlantic Ocean, why he wrote the Donald Trump-inspired single “My Mind Is For Sale,” and how he remains incredibly humble about his success. Plus, we've got chart news about Taylor Swift, LCD Soundsystem and Thomas Rhett, and we dive into the bevy of new tunes released by...

Duration: 00:38:40


Coming Around Again: Jay Kay of Jamiroquai Talks 'Virtual Insanity'

9/8/2017
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This week, Coming Around Again welcomes a special guest in Jay Kay, frontman of English jazz-funk greats Jamiroquai. Jay comes on to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards -- the year Jamiroquai won four awards (including Video of the Year) for their classic "Virtual Insanity" clip -- discussing his memories of the VMAs, and of making the band's most famous music video.

Duration: 00:29:10


Justin Tranter & Leland on Writing for Selena Gomez and How She's Not 'Afraid to Push Boundaries'

9/6/2017
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We’ve got a special edition of the podcast dedicated entirely to a lengthy interview with hit songwriters Justin Tranter and Leland. You know them from their work with Selena Gomez, Troye Sivan, Justin Bieber, Daya, Imagine Dragons and more. On the show, the guys talk about their latest efforts with Gomez and also dive into a wide range of topics – including how Tranter reconnected with his old friend Lady Gaga to write some new (as yet) unreleased tunes, and who they want to work with...

Duration: 00:48:48


Coming Around Again Podcast: Michael Jackson's 'Bad'

9/1/2017
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This week, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson of Billboard's Chart Beat podcast stop by Coming Around Again to talk about 'Bad,' Michael Jackson's 1987 blockbuster LP, and the first album to ever notch five No. 1 singles on the Hot 100. They discuss the unusual circumstances that led to MJ's third-most-beloved album making such history, and debate the album's highlights and low points.

Duration: 01:01:47


Fifth Harmony on Gaining Respect, Proving Themselves & Loving Their New Album

8/30/2017
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Fifth Harmony joins the show to talk about their new album, gaining respect and proving themselves, loving their new music, and of course, their performance on the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses news about Taylor Swift’s new single “Look What You Made Me Do,” how “Despacito” hits a record-tying 16th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and how Brand New notches its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with “Science Fiction.”

Duration: 00:34:19


Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Aly & AJ, Jamila Woods & More: Must-Hear Music

8/25/2017
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Billboard staffers discuss Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do," Justin Bieber & BloodPop's "Friends," Dave East ft. French Montana's "Maneuver," Aly & AJ's "Take Me Out," Jamila Woods ft. Chance the Rapper's "LSD," J Roddy Walston's "You Know Me Better," and Syd's "Bad Dreams/No Looking Back."

Duration: 00:45:24


Darren Criss Talks Elsie Fest’s ‘Pop Culture Cabaret,’ Promises Surprise Duet at Show

8/23/2017
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Darren Criss joins the Pop Shop Podcast to chat about the third annual Elsie Fest music festival, how the show is a "pop culture cabaret," how he aims to sing a surprise duet at the shindig, and his ultimate hope of booking rock gods to perform at future Elsie Fests. Plus, founding Pop Shopper Jason Lipshutz returns to co-host the show and chat about the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift's latest moves and if "Despacito" can become the all-time longest running No. 1 song on the...

Duration: 00:44:47


Coming Around Again: New Order's 'Substance'

8/18/2017
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Music writer Alfred Soto joins Coming Around Again this week to talk about the 30th anniversary of New Order's singles collection 'Substance.' We discuss why the set survives as far more that just a hits compilation, and the subtle ways that New Order's brilliance has long gone underappreciated -- until recently, anyway.

Duration: 00:31:47

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