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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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."
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.
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.