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Billboard's Keith Caulfield (Managing Director, Charts and Data Operations) and Katie Atkinson (Executive Digital Director, West Coast) 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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United States

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Billboard's Keith Caulfield (Managing Director, Charts and Data Operations) and Katie Atkinson (Executive Digital Director, West Coast) 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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Why Ariana Grande & Mariah Carey's 'Yes, And?' Remix Is a Full-Circle Moment for the Diva Duo

2/20/2024
On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking about the buzzy team-up between Ariana Grande and Mariah Carey on the new "Yes, And?" remix, as well as Dua Lipa's new "Training Season" single & video. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:01

New Beyoncé! First 'Wicked' Trailer! Usher's Halftime! Super Bowl 2024 Delivers Epic Music Moments

2/13/2024
On the Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking about the Super Bowl 2024 music moments beyond Usher's halftime, like Beyonce, Wicked & more. And we were there! In the new episode, Katie talks all about her experience shadowing Kaskade as the first Super Bowl DJ. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:12

Will Usher Bring Out Super Bowl Guests? What's On the Setlist? Our Burning Halftime Questions

2/6/2024
On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking all about the songs we need to hear from Usher on Sunday and what guests he might bring along for the ride. Will he skip "OMG" because he already played it during the Black Eyed Peas' 2011 halftime show? Are Lil Jon and Ludacris guaranteed to pop up for "Yeah!" and/or "Lovers and Friends"? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:00

Mark Ronson on 'Barbie' Grammy Nods, His Next Project & Why He Would 'Love to Make More Music' With Ryan Gosling

1/30/2024
On the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast Grammy preview episode, seven-time Grammy winner Mark Ronson also recalls his first time at the awards show as a teenage seat filler. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:08

Donna De Lory & Niki Haris Talk Potential of Madonna Reunion, Why 'Vogue' Is Having a Moment & NYC Club Shows

1/23/2024
Madonna's longtime backing vocalists Donna De Lory and Niki Haris join the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to talk the potential of a reunion with the Queen of Pop, why the iconic "Vogue" single (on which they sang) has endured, their upcoming club shows and the possibility of new music from them. Plus, chart news on Ariana Grande, 21 Savage and Kali Uchis, as well as word of new music on the horizon from Billy Joel and Justin Timberlake. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:30

Ariana Grande & Lil Nas X Kick Off the Year in Pop With a Pair of Buzzy Bops

1/16/2024
On Friday, pop fans got a pair of new songs and videos from two Billboard Hot 100 chart-toppers: Ariana Grande and Lil Nas X. Grande released the ’90s-pop-inspired “Yes, And?” alongside a music video that paid tribute to Paula Abdul’s “Cold Hearted,” while Nas dropped the melodic rap song “J CHRIST” alongside an expectedly controversial video loaded with Christian imagery and celebrity look-alikes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:30

How High Can Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’ Shimmy Up the Hot 100 After ‘Saltburn’ Bump?

1/9/2024
Just how high can Sophie Ellis-Bextor dance up the Billboard Hot 100 with her resurgent, 'Saltburn'-powered hit “Murder on the Dancefloor,” 20 years after the song’s initial release? On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking about the buzzy early-aughts song, which this week debuts at No. 98 on the Hot 100 and rebounds to No. 8 on the Official U.K. Singles Chart (on which it peaked at No. 2 back in 2001). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:47

Robbie Williams on ‘Trauma Watch’ of His Netflix Docuseries & Toll of 3-Hour Concerts

1/2/2024
In a new interview with the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Williams talks about the four-episode Netflix docuseries Robbie Williams -- from director Joe Pearlman and Ridley Scott Associates -- that finds the singer/songwriter sitting on his bed in his undies, watching his life back through eye-opening archival footage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:20

Pentatonix Talk Curating Their 'Greatest Christmas Hits' Album & Why 'Kiss From a Rose' Works as a Holiday Song

12/19/2023
Scott Hoying & Kevin Olusola from Pentatonix also chat about their roles in 'Candy Cane Lane' and what festive music they play at home on a special Pop Shop Podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:45

Cher, Brandy, Sabrina Carpenter & More Make Our Christmas List With Fresh Holiday Hits

12/12/2023
On the latest episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast (listen below), Katie & Keith are chatting about five brand-new Christmas songs for 2023: Cher‘s “DJ Play a Christmas Song,” Jason & Travis Kelce’s “Fairytale of Philadelphia,” Jimmy Fallon & Meghan Trainor‘s “Wrap Me Up,” Sabrina Carpenter‘s “Santa Doesn’t Know You Like I Do,” and Brandy‘s “Christmas Party for Two.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:34

Will Brenda Lee's 'Christmas Tree' Chart-Topper Lead to the Next Holiday No. 1 on the Hot 100?

12/6/2023
On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking all about Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" rocket ride to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it the third Christmas song to top the Hot 100 after Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" over the last four holiday seasons and "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)" in 1958. Now that Lee has shaken up the top 10, what other Christmas song could sneak in to No. 1 next? Listen to the new Pop Shop Podcast to hear our discussion about that, plus, chart news about Taylor Swift and Michael Bublé. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:17

Are Holiday Hits by Kelly Clarkson, Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber Poised to Be the New Christmas Classics?

11/28/2023
On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are identifying relatively modern holiday songs -- released less than 20 years ago but adorning the Holiday 100 for at least five Christmas seasons -- that look like they might have the staying power to become evergreen hits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:16

Drake & Taylor Swift Are Tied for Most Billboard Music Awards Wins — Who Will Break the Tie?

11/21/2023
On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are reviewing this year’s Billboard Music Awards and our 2023 year-end chart-toppers, and wondering: Will Taylor or Drake break their tie next year? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:48

Dua Lipa Has the Magic Touch (Again) On Her New Song 'Houdini'

11/14/2023
On the new Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking about Dua Lipa's enchanting new era, the 2024 Grammy nominations & a preview of Sunday's Billboard Music Awards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:20

The Beatles Are Back With 'Now and Then' -- But Is This Truly Their 'Last Song'?

11/7/2023
On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith are talking all about the latest release from the Fab Four and why it was such an emotional gift for fans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:04

Taylor Swift Thanks Kendrick Lamar, Diane Warren & More for Making Her Wildest Dreams Come True With ‘1989’ Re-Record

10/31/2023
From The Eras Tour to a gratitude tour: Taylor Swift just dropped her latest re-recorded album, '1989 (Taylor’s Version),' and in all her social media activity since Friday’s release, she’s been thanking everyone who made her wildest dreams come true. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:46

Clive Davis Says Planned Documentary Will Take Viewers Inside His Pre-Grammy Party, Music's 'Hottest Ticket'

10/24/2023
Legendary music industry executive Clive Davis joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast for its super-sized 10th anniversary episode! Davis regales the Pop Shop team with stories about five of the biggest artists he’s worked with over the decades: Whitney Houston, Dionne Warwick, Prince, P!nk and Usher. Plus, he discusses a planned documentary about his famed pre-GRAMMY Awards party, music's "hottest ticket." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:20

Troye Sivan Talks ‘Something to Give Each Other’ Album & How Janet Jackson ‘Changed the Trajectory of My Life’

10/17/2023
Troye Sivan joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to chat about his "joyous" new album "Something to Give Each Other," how Janet Jackson has "changed the trajectory of" his life, and his thoughts on a possible new concert tour: "I want it to be the tour of my life." Plus, hosts Katie and Keith talk about their experiences at Taylor Swift's "The Eras Tour" concert film red carpet premiere in Los Angeles, and opening night of Madonna's The Celebration Tour in London, respectively. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:06

Kylie Minogue Drops Hints About Her 'Late Night' Las Vegas Residency, Promises 'More Than What It Might Appear'

10/10/2023
Kylie Minogue joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to preview her "intimate" residency at the Voltaire Belle de Nuit in Las Vegas, thoughts on a possible new tour, her latest album "Tension" and more. Plus, hosts Katie and Keith review chart news about how *NSYNC returns to the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in 20 years and makes a splashy entrance on Billboard's airplay charts with “Better Place,” and discuss their recent concert trips to see P!nk and Jessie Ware, respectively. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:50

After U2's Epic Debut, Who Should Play Las Vegas Sphere Next?

10/3/2023
On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie tells Keith all about her experience inside opening night and we discuss who should headline Sphere next, with everyone from Phish to Harry Styles in the mix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:23