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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.

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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.

    Justin Bieber's 'Changes' Proves the Enduring Allure of Child-Turned-Adult Pop Stars

    Justin Bieber's 'Changes' Proves the Enduring Allure of Child-Turned-Adult Pop Stars

    Justin Bieber released his debut album, My World 2.0, almost exactly a decade ago, and last week, the pop star put out his fifth studio album, Changes, which is on track for yet another No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200. Keith & Katie talk all about the power of that connection between young stars and their earliest fans and how it's been a cornerstone of the music industry for nearly a century, starting with Judy Garland in the '30s all the way to the newly 18-year-old Billie Eilish, and all the Stevies, Michaels, Britneys, Mileys, Selenas and Arianas in between.

    • 25 min
    Counting Down the Top 10 Biggest 'Love' Songs on the Hot 100 for Valentine's Day

    Counting Down the Top 10 Biggest 'Love' Songs on the Hot 100 for Valentine's Day

    Are you in the mood for "Love"? We're counting down the biggest Hot 100 hits with "Love" in the title, just in time for Valentine's Day. Plus, we've got a recap of the many music moments at Sunday's Oscars and chart moves for Lil Wayne and Louis Tomlinson.

    • 22 min
    Meghan Trainor on 'Emotional' New Album 'Treat Myself,' Working With 'Legend' Nicki Minaj & More

    Meghan Trainor on 'Emotional' New Album 'Treat Myself,' Working With 'Legend' Nicki Minaj & More

    Meghan Trainor guest stars on the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast to discuss her first full-length album in three-and-a-half years, “Treat Myself,” and how “so much has changed” since her last album came out way back in 2016. “I’m a way different person, in the best ways,” she says, “I’m much happier.” Plus, she dishes on collaborating with Nicki Minaj and The Pussycat Dolls on the “fun, emotional and dancey” album, and what she wants listeners to think after hearing the album: “That they're not alone, and they're allowed to be happy, and that life is awesome, and we only get … this one chance, and this is it … so live it up!”

    • 25 min
    Sting Talks 'Last Ship' Tour, Las Vegas Residency & Wishing He Had a Chance to Work With Juice WRLD

    Sting Talks 'Last Ship' Tour, Las Vegas Residency & Wishing He Had a Chance to Work With Juice WRLD

    Sting joins the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss starring in the touring production of his musical "The Last Ship" and how it's "the greatest adventure of my creative life" and his upcoming Las Vegas concert residency. Plus, he chats about the new dance/theater production set to his music, "Message In a Bottle," and how he wishes he had a chance to work with the late Juice WRLD, who sampled Sting's "Shape of My Heart" in his hit single "Lucid Dreams."

    • 23 min
    Finneas on How a 'Crazy Lucky' Opportunity Turned Into 5 Grammy Nominations

    Finneas on How a 'Crazy Lucky' Opportunity Turned Into 5 Grammy Nominations

    Current five-time Grammy Award nominee Finneas joins the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast for its annual Grammy preview show. The 22-year-old chats about how “surreal” it is to have multiple Grammy nods for his work as a writer, producer and engineer on his sister Billie Eilish's chart-topping "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" album, and he feels very lucky that he has a sibling who had faith and trust in him. He also discusses how he’s working on his own first full length album, what songwriters inspire him, and the big news about how he and Eilish have written the upcoming title song from the next James Bond film, "No Time To Die."

    • 25 min
    Joey Fatone on 20 Years of 'No Strings Attached' & If *NSYNC Will Ever Reunite

    Joey Fatone on 20 Years of 'No Strings Attached' & If *NSYNC Will Ever Reunite

    One-fifth of *NSYNC stops by to chat about his podcast, his game-show hosting gig, the 20th anniversary of "Bye Bye Bye" and "No Strings Attached" and the future of the legendary boy band.

    • 24 min

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