Pop Shop Podcast

Senior director of Billboard charts Keith Caulfield and Billboard deputy editor, digital 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.


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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 13 hours 42 minutes


episode 397: Fall Music Preview 2020: The Albums We Can’t Wait To Hear (And the Ones We Hope Finally Arrive)

On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, the team reviews some of the major albums that are slated for release this fall, along with those efforts that are on the horizon – or at least rumored to be! Could Adele and Rihanna issue their long-awaited new albums? Will Demi Lovato drop a surprise release? And might Kanye West’s previously announced album materialize? All that and more is discussed on the latest episode.


 2020-09-08  24m

episode 396: Why Blackpink's 'Ice Cream' Could Be Their Breakout Moment

On the new Pop Shop Podcast, the team discusses if Blackpink’s new single “Ice Cream” is potentially the song that will take the act to the next level in America after years of steadily growing their fanbase in the States. Plus, there’s chart news on BTS’ big debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Dynamite” and how Taylor Swift’s “Folklore” ties for the most weeks at No. 1 in 2020 on the Billboard 200 albums chart...


 2020-09-01  25m

episode 395: Previewing the MTV VMAs and The Impact of BTS’ ‘Dynamite’

On the new Pop Shop Podcast, the team previews the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards (Aug. 30) and wonders what to expect from the socially distanced show. Plus, the Pop Shoppers discuss BTS’ new single “Dynamite,” and if this could be the track that not only gives the act its first huge U.S. radio hit, but also some Grammy Awards attention and a possible first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.


 2020-08-26  25m

episode 394: How Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ Notched the Biggest Debut Streaming Week Ever

On the new Pop Shop Podcast: How Cardi B’s “WAP,” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, broke the record for the biggest debut streaming week ever in the U.S. for a song. Plus, a breakdown of new singles and videos from Drake (“Laugh Now Cry Later,” featuring Lil Durk), Dua Lipa (“Levitating” remix featuring Madonna and Missy Elliott), Miley Cyrus (“Midnight Sky”) and Katy Perry (“Smile”).


 2020-08-18  26m

episode 393: How Harry Styles' 'Watermelon Sugar' Hit No. 1, Plus Pentatonix Talks Going Back to 'Roots' on New EP

On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, the team reviews Harry Styles’ ascent to his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart with “Watermelon Sugar,” while Pentatonix’s Kirstin Maldonado and Kevin Olusola join the show to discuss the group’s recent covers EP "At Home," their upcoming new original songs, and a forthcoming holiday album.


 2020-08-12  28m

episode 392: Unpacking Taylor Swift's Huge 'Folklore' Debut, Plus Alessia Cara Talks 'Nostalgic' New Album

The latest Pop Shop Podcast breaks down Taylor Swift's big chart debut with "Folklore" and how it could factor into the album of the year race at the Grammy Awards. Plus, the episode features an interview Alessia Cara about her new album "This Summer: Live off the Floor."


 2020-08-05  27m

episode 391: Jessie Ware Shares Her Dream Scenario For Playing ‘What’s Your Pleasure?’ Live

Jessie Ware discusses her new “sophisticated” dance album “What’s Your Pleasure?” on the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast. “It was intentionally cinematic,” Ware says of the project, which was inspired by scandalous nightclubs like New York’s famed Studio 54 and Berlin’s Berghain. Plus, Ware discusses her dream scenario for playing the album live.


 2020-07-29  26m

episode 390: Ellie Goulding Explains How Bjork (And a Vodka Drink) Made Her Believe She Could Sing

Ellie Goulding joins the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss her new album “Brightest Blue” and how it’s about “finding love for myself,” working with Juice WRLD on the album’s “Hate Me,” and what “pivotal” moment involving Björk (and a bit of vodka) made her believe she could be a singer.


 2020-07-22  27m

episode 389: Why Pop Smoke & Juice WRLD’s Posthumous Albums Have Connected With Fans

On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, the team takes a closer look at Pop Smoke’s "Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon" and Juice WRLD’s "Legends Never Die" albums, why the two posthumous projects have connected with fans, and discuss the complications and concerns involved with releasing albums by artists who are no longer with us...


 2020-07-15  26m

episode 388: How Big Will the ‘Hamilton’ Bump Be?

Following the Disney+ premiere of “Hamilton: An American Musical” on July 3, could the show’s cast album soar back up the Billboard 200 chart? And if so, just how big will that post-premiere bump be? On the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, hosts Jason and Keith dive into a discussion about the blockbuster musical’s Disney+ premiere, their experiences watching the show (both on Disney+ and live on stage), and just what kind of surge the cast album will get on the Billboard 200 chart...


 2020-07-07  26m