Pop Shop Podcast: Justin Bieber Hits the Top 10, Rihanna Bounces Back & Meek Mill Triumphs
Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown.
Welcome to the latest 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 episode, Jason and Keith break down the Hot 100 gains by Skrillex & Diplo's "Where Are U Now" (feat. Justin Bieber) and Rihanna's "Bitch Better Have My Money" thanks to their recent music video releases. Is the Justin Bieber Comeback officially in motion, and can Rihanna's controversial single keep growing? The guys also discuss "See You Again" staying at No. 1 for perhaps the final week; chart moves from OMI, Silento and Rachel Platten; the debut of Demi Lovato's "Cool For The Summer"; and Meek Mill's big bow on the Billboard 200 albums chart. There's also an explanation of "global release day" and how the charts are affected, a Fan Army Face-Off Plug, suit talk, a game where Keith tries to remember a Meek Mill song, and much more.
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