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Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and Billboard.com senior editor Katie Atkinson 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 co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and Billboard.com senior editor Katie Atkinson 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.

Location:

New York, NY

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Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and Billboard.com senior editor Katie Atkinson 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.

Twitter:

@billboard

Language:

English

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770 Broadway New York, NY 10003


Episodes

It's Another Huge Year for All-Female Collabs, Thanks to Doja Cat, Saweetie & More

4/20/2021
On the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we discuss the many new female team-ups either already on the charts or just getting started, like Saweetie's "Best Friend," featuring Doja Cat.

Duration:00:31:56

Taylor Swift Turns 'Fearless' Castoffs Into an EP of Gems With 'From the Vault' 6-Pack

4/13/2021
On the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we take a closer listen to the half-dozen "new" songs released as part of Swift's re-recorded "Fearless (Taylor's Version)."

Duration:00:28:49

Is the 2021 Song of Summer Already Out? Silk Sonic, Lil Nas X & More Possibilities

4/6/2021
Sure, it's only April, but we can still dream about hotter temperatures along with (we hope) beach parties and family BBQs. And when we think about what songs will be soundtracking those moments, it's time to start thinking about what could be the Song of the Summer for 2021.

Duration:00:26:04

Justin Bieber Shares the Spotlight on 'Peaches' -- Just Like He Always Has

3/30/2021
On the Pop Shop Podcast, we talk about Justin Bieber's collaborative history on the Hot 100, from landing big features early in his career to putting the spotlight on newer artists now, like he did for Daniel Caesar and Giveon on "Peaches."

Duration:00:24:07

Why Katy Perry's Las Vegas Residency Will Be a Sure Bet

3/23/2021
On the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we talk all about Katy Perry's planned Las Vegas residency. What could it look like? What will the setlist be? And who should set up shop in Sin City next?

Duration:00:31:44

Inside the Virtual Press Room at 2021 Grammy Awards

3/16/2021
The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast takes you inside Sunday night's virtual press room, where Harry Styles, Dua Lipa, Miranda Lambert & more winners addressed reporters.

Duration:00:32:57

Harry Connick Jr. Talks 15th Grammy Nomination & New Faith-Based Album

3/9/2021
For our Grammy preview episode, Harry Connick Jr. talks to the Pop Shop Podcast about his nomination for best traditional pop vocal album Sunday and making his upcoming album "Alone With My Faith" entirely on his own.

Duration:00:41:44

Jessie J Reflects on 'Who You Are' Album 10 Years Later

3/2/2021
Jessie J celebrates the 10-year anniversary of her debut album "Who You Are" and talks about her upcoming fifth album, which is being executive-produced by Ryan Tedder.

Duration:00:31:21

Daft Punk's Biggest Pop Moments, Coachella, Grammys & Beyond

2/23/2021
Before Daft Punk announced Monday they were calling it quits, the French EDM duo helped usher dance music to its highest heights over nearly three decades of service. Some of those heights included the top of the Billboard charts, the top prize at the Grammys and the top U.S. festival.

Duration:00:25:52

Taylor Swift Joins the History of Re-Recorded Music -- But She's Taking It Even Further

2/16/2021
On this week's Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we take a look back at the history of pop stars re-recording their music, from Prince's new version of "1999" or Def Leppard reclaiming their biggest hits, but no one has ever taken it to the lengths that Swift has in store.

Duration:00:28:39

The Weeknd Proves That Greatest-Hits Albums Can Still Work in 2021

2/9/2021
On the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we talk about why The Weeknd's "The Highlights" collection proves greatest-hits albums can still make sense. Plus, we share our favorite greatest-hits albums of all time.

Duration:00:31:02

What Super Bowl Halftime Hints Did The Weeknd Drop in New Interview?

2/2/2021
On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, we chat with Billboard dance director Katie Bain about her cover story interview with The Weeknd and what she learned about his Super Bowl halftime plans.

Duration:00:26:13

Melanie C on Giving Fans What They Wanted With 'Into You' & Spice Girls Anniversary Plans

1/26/2021
Melanie C joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss her latest single “Into You” and why it was the right single to release right now, how an “epiphany” during the Spice Girls tour in 2019 led to her new self-titled album and what upcoming plans the Spice Girls may have to commemorate this year’s 25th anniversary of the release of their debut single and album. Plus, the Pop Shop poses this burning question to Melanie C: If she could assemble her dream girl group, among all female...

Duration:00:28:23

AJR on Following Top 10 Hit 'Bang!' With the 'Most Extreme' Album They've Ever Made

1/19/2021
The brother trio tells Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast that they're experimenting with hip-hop, Americana & more sounds on March 26 album "OK Orchestra."

Duration:00:25:50

Introducing 'Must Watch: Netflix Edition'

1/13/2021
Each week, Observer senior entertainment reporter Brandon Katz and Hollywood Reporter contributor Jean Bentley highlight the new Netflix titles they're excited about. Recent guests: Daniel Fienberg from The Hollywood Reporter, Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair, and Megan Vick from TV Guide. Click Must Watch: Netflix Edition to follow the show on your podcast app.

Duration:00:01:03

Could Taylor Swift Have the Best-Selling Album of 2021 Too?

1/12/2021
With Taylor Swift scoring her record fifth best-selling album of the year, the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast breaks down why the achievement is such a big deal and makes (very, very early) predictions for who might score the top-selling album in 2021.

Duration:00:27:19

Which Female Artists Have the Most No. 1 Albums — And Where Does Taylor Swift Rank After ‘Evermore’?

12/22/2020
On the final Billboard Pop Shop Podcast of 2020, hosts Katie and Keith team up with Ask Billboard columnist Gary Trust to answer questions from chart fans. Which woman has the most No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart? What about the all-female group with the most chart-toppers? And where does Taylor Swift, now that she has an eighth No. 1 with "Evermore," fit into the list? Those questions, and more, are answered on the latest Pop Shop Podcast.

Duration:00:28:19

Is Taylor Swift Mulling a Country Return? We Think She Did It With This 'Evermore' Song

12/15/2020
One of the most talked-about songs on Taylor Swift's 'Evermore' album is the twangy Haim collaboration "No Body, No Crime" -- and its Nashville vibe has us wondering: Is Taylor ever getting back together with country music?

Duration:00:23:53

5 Fresh & Festive Holiday Hits, From Mariah Carey to Jonas Brothers

12/8/2020
The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast wishes you a Merry Christmas -- and a happy new playlist! On our latest episode, we take a listen to five 2020 holiday hits, from Mariah Carey's new "girl group" with Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson on "Oh Santa!" to Jonas Brothers' melancholic mistletoe ballad "I Need You Christmas."

Duration:00:28:45

How Does Dua Lipa's Studio 2054 Livestream Compare to a Concert?

12/1/2020
Dua Lipa's Future Nostalgia finally got the concert experience it deserved thanks to her Studio 2054 livestream. But how did it stack up to the real concertgoing experience? Listen to that and more on this week's Billboard Pop Shop Podcast.

Duration:00:26:25