Pop Shop Podcast

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.




Dean Lewis on 'Amazing' U.S. Success of 'Be Alright,' Upcoming Album & Learning Guitar While Pretending to Be George Harrison

Dean Lewis joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss the "amazing" U.S. success of his breakthrough single "Be Alright," his upcoming debut full-length album, how he learned guitar as a child while pretending to be George Harr...



Ally Brooke On New Single 'Low Key,' Finding Her 'Identity'& How She's a 'New Woman'

Ally Brooke joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss her new single "Low Key," featuring Tyga, how she wants her music to make people feel "positive and confident" and how she's "in the happiest space ever."



Kacey Musgraves Talks Four Grammy Nominations, 'Zen' New Tour & Why 'Women Are Making Better Music'

When Kacey Musgraves set out to make her third studio album, Golden Hour, she knew she wanted to "play with some different colors" this time around, but she never could have imagined that her creative turn would lead to her first-ever nominat...



Zara Larsson Talks 'Ruin My Life'& Taking Her Pop Career to the Next Level: 'I Want People to Know Who I Am'

Zara Larsson joins Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast to talk about her buzzy top 20 Pop Songs hit "Ruin My Life," the song's ultra-glam video, working on her new album and whether she was invited to join "America's Got Talent: ...



Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar & More: Reviewing the Best Song Oscar Nominees

Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA and Diane Warren are among the music stars nominated for an Academy Award for best original song this year -- who could win? Will Gaga walk home with the award for "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born?" Coul...



Grey Talks 'Future Pop' of New Single 'Want You Back,' Taking Singing Lessons & Grammy Noms for 'The Middle'

On the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, pop duo Grey discuss their new single "Want You Back" and how they describe it as "future pop," plus, their thoughts on their three Grammy Award nominations for "The Middle," and how they...


 2019-01-16  43m

Why Ariana Grande Is a New Kind of Pop Star for Coachella

On the latest Billboard Pop Shop podcast, the team discusses Ariana Grande's booking as a headliner at the upcoming Coachella Festival, and why she's a new kind of pop star for the long-running fest, plus news about the Golden Globe Awards, H...


 2019-01-09  31m

Bastille's Dan Smith on the Phenomenon of 'Happier' With Marshmello

The singer/songwriter also talks to Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast about Bastille's latest "Other People's Heartache" mixtape, "Grip" with Seeb & 2019 "Doom Days" album.


 2018-12-18  43m

Mark Ronson Talks 'Shallow' Grammy & Globe Nominations, Forgetting Just How Famous Lady Gaga & Miley Cyrus Are

The songwriter/producer also details how his new Miley collaboration "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" came together.


 2018-12-11  40m

Gwen Stefani Talks Deluxe Edition of 'You Make It Feel Like Christmas'&'Magical' Art of Holiday Songwriting

"Honestly, songwriting is so magical, but to do Christmas songwriting was another level for me," Stefani tells Billboard's Pop Shop Podcast.


 2018-12-04  34m