Pop Shop Podcast: 'Furious 7,' Shawn Mendes, Drake at Coachella & More
Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown.
Welcome to a special episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast, Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard.com associate editor Jason Lipshutz and Billboard associate director of charts Keith Caulfield every Thursday on the free Pop Shop Podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in iTunes (click here to listen to the previous episode).
On this week's show, Jason and Keith break down the rise of Furious 7 on the albums and singles charts, with "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth ending the Hot 100 reign of "Uptown Funk!" and the soundtrack hitting No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The guys also discuss Drake's controversial Madonna smooch at Coachella, and the standout performances of the festival; Shawn Mendes' album Handwritten, which is looking at a No. 1 debut on next week's chart; some highlights of this weekend's Record Store Day; and Mariah Carey's upcoming Las Vegas residency and charts-based greatest hits album. All that, plus soon-to-be hits from Elle King and Erik Hassle; chart shout-outs for Walk The Moon and All Time Low; the Golden Girls theme song; and much more.
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