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Music Talk > 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. 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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Description: 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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Must-Hear Music: Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars & Cardi B, CupcakKe, Brockhampton & More

Billboard staffers discuss Justin Timberlake's "Filthy," Bruno Mars and Cardi B's "Finesse" remix, Brockhampton's "Boogie," CupcakKe's "Crayons," Travis Scott and Quavo's "Where You From" and Curl.'s "Moon Bay Mood."

Duration: 00:38:32

Oscar Predictions for Best Original Song Nominees, Justin Timberlake’s ‘Filthy’ New Single

On the latest Pop Shop Podcast: a discussion of possible Academy Award nominees for best original song, reviewing Justin Timberlake’s new single and video for “Filthy,” and chart news about “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack and more.

Duration: 00:37:00

Best Music of 2017: Must-Hear Music Year-End Podcast

Billboard staffers talk about their favorite releases of 2017, including SZA, Priests, Camila Cabello, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Katy Perry, The xx, Stormzy, Niall Horan, Paramore, Corbin, Halsey and Lorde.

Duration: 00:54:13

Johnny Mathis on Christmas Music & New Box Set in Year-End Holiday Spectacular Show

Pop legend Johnny Mathis stars in our final Pop Shop Podcast of 2017. Our end-of-the-year holiday spectacular features an interview with the “Chances Are” singer about his famed Christmas music, as well as his new box set. Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses new holiday tunes from Kelly Clarkson, Josh Groban, Seal, Sia, Gwen Stefani and even Jane Lynch.

Duration: 00:47:47

Director Luca Guadagnino on Music’s Vital Role in 'Call Me by Your Name’

"Call Me by Your Name" director Luca Guadagnino joins the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss music's vital role in his new critically acclaimed film. Plus, the Pop Shop team chats about Ed Sheeran and Beyonce's "Perfect" No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, and how U2 becomes the first group with No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart in the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.

Duration: 00:37:01

Ed Sheeran Duets With Beyonce, PLus Bjork, K. Michelle's 'Kim K' & More: Must-Hear Music

Billboard staffers discuss Ed Sheeran & Beyonce's "Perfect Duet," K. Michelle's intriguing "Kim K," Bjork's "Losss," Lil Uzi Vert & Nicki Minaj's "The Way Life Goes (Remix)," PRETTYMUCH and French Montana's "No More" and First Aid Kit's "Fireworks."

Duration: 00:38:32

2018 Grammy Nomination Highlights (Kendrick Lamar! Lorde!) & Mysteries (No One Direction Guys?)Untitled Episode

On the latest show, we're breaking down the 2018 Grammy nominations! The theme of this year's nods, especially in the Big Four categories (album of the year, song of the year, record of the year and best new artist), is diversity, with men of color dominating the picks. Aside from Lorde's Melodrama, every nominee in the album of the year category -- Kendrick Lamar's Damn., Childish Gambino's Awaken, My Love!, JAY-Z's 4:44 and Bruno Mars' 24K Magic -- is a man of color.

Duration: 00:23:12

Women in Music Preview, Plus Chart Chat About Taylor Swift, Portugal. The Man & Pentatonix

On the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast: a preview of Billboard’s 2017 Women in Music gala, news about PSY and David Cassidy, and chart chat about Taylor Swift, Portugal. The Man and Pentatonix.

Duration: 00:24:58

Tove Lo Talks 'Emotional Rollercoaster' That Led to Her New Album 'Blue Lips'

Tove Lo drops in to the new Pop Shop Podcast to chat about her just-released album "Blue Lips (Lady Wood Phase II)," why she wanted to make a two-part concept album (the new set is the continuation to 2016’s Lady Wood), her new single “Disco T**s,” and filming its “bizarre” music video. Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses Taylor Swift's million-selling "Reputation" debut -- and who could possibly be the next artist to sell a million copies of an album in a single week.

Duration: 00:34:59

Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Roll Out, Eminem’s New Single & Can Camila Cabello Hit No. 1 on the Hot 100?

It’s all about Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” on the new Pop Shop Podcast, as Jason and Keith dive into their thoughts about the album, and how the set is off to a sizzling sales start. Plus, the Pop Shop team chat about Eminem’s new single, “Walk on Water,” featuring Beyoncé, and if Camila Cabello’s “Havana,” featuring Young Thug, will hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 next week.

Duration: 00:28:37

Coming Around Again: A Taylor Swift Career Retrospective

This week, we're taking a brief break from anniversaries to look back on the catalog of an artist in the news right now: Taylor Swift. With help from Billboard deputy editor, digital Joe Lynch and editorial director Jason Lipshutz, both of the Must-Hear Music podcast, Coming Around Again reviews Swift's six studio albums, from her 2006 self-titled debut to last Friday's (Nov. 10) new release, Reputation.

Duration: 01:04:51

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation': Must-Hear Music Track-by-Track Deep Dive

Billboard staffers discuss Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' album, running down each track from the hip-hop-heavy “End Game” featuring Future and Ed Sheeran (all three rap on it) to the tragic romantic tale of “Getaway Car” to the When Harry Met Sally-referencing closer “New Year’s Day."

Duration: 00:47:01

Must-Hear Music: Taylor Swift, Miguel, N.E.R.D. ft. Rihanna, Pinegrove & More

Billboard staffers discuss Taylor Swift's "Call It What You Want," Miguel's "Told You So," N.E.R.D.'s "Lemon" ft. Rihanna, Pinegrove's "Intrepid," Yaej's "raingurl" and Tom Misch's "Movie."

Duration: 00:36:08

Cheat Codes on Fetty Wap’s Surprise Verse on ‘Feels Great’ & How They’ve Thrown Over $60,000 Into Crowds at Their Shows

Dance/DJ trio Cheat Codes (Trevor Dahl, Kevin Ford and Matthew Russell) drop in to talk about their breakthrough year, working with Demi Lovato on their top 40-charting Billboard Hot 100 hit “No Promises,” their new single “Feels Great,” featuring Fetty Wap and CVBZ, and much more. In addition to the chat with Cheat Codes, the Pop Shop team dive into news about the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, the upcoming remake of "The Lion King" (starring Beyoncé!), chart news about Kenny...

Duration: 00:43:11

Coming Around Again: Shania Twain's 'Come on Over' at 20

Billboard Associate Editor Taylor Weatherby comes by CAA to discuss her Shania superfandom, recently capped by an excellent interview Taylor did with the singer-songwriter, in which she dove deep back into her two-decade-old memories surrounding the album. We talk about how Shania was actually intimidated by the idea of following up the album she assumed would be her career-definer, and of course, we discuss our favorite tracks on the album, and how Shania seems more beloved now than ever...

Duration: 00:33:14

Rachel Platten on New ‘No Filter’ Album ‘Waves,’ Drinking Tequila in the Studio & Her Love of Onesies

Rachel Platten drops by the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss her new album, “Waves,” how the set is her with “no filter,” and why wearing onesies and drinking tequila in the recording studio was important in making the album. Plus, the Pop Shop team dives into chart news about Niall Horan, Camila Cabello, and discusses Kelly Clarkson’s new album, "Meaning of Life."

Duration: 00:43:41

Coming Around Again Podcast: George Michael's 'Faith' LP at 30

This week, we take another look at George Michael's world-conquering 1987 solo debut LP Faith, which turns 30 on Monday (Oct. 30). Billboard deputy editor, digital Joe Lynch stops by the podcast first, to help run down the album's six Hot 100 smashes, discussing our favorites and least favorites. Then, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson of the Chart Beat podcast stop by to deep-dive into the album's many stunning chart achievements, and also to debate whether Michael will likely ever get...

Duration: 01:01:33

Vance Joy Talks Life on the Road and Why We Shouldn't Expect Sexy Dance Moves from Him Onstage

Vance Joy returns to the show for a fun conversation about life on the road, hiking, if he gets nervous before playing shows, and how he’s not exactly known for sexy choreography onstage. The singer-songwriter recently scored his second No. 1 on the Adult Alternative Songs airplay chart with “Lay It On Me,” and is aiming to release a new album in early 2018. Elsewhere on the show, the Pop Shop team dives into news about Justin Timberlake headlining the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show, and...

Duration: 00:40:43

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

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

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

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