Pop Shop Podcast: Icona Pop Talks Opening For One Direction & Not Wanting To Make 'I Love It Part II'
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 co-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).
Icona Pop is on this week’s Pop Shop Podcast to discuss their new single “Emergency,” opening for One Direction on their current stadium run and trying to avoid duplicating their 2013 smash “I Love It.” There’s a lot of chart action this week, too, as the Weeknd finally hits No. 1 with “Can’t Feel My Face,” One Direction debuts big with “Drag Me Down” and Drake bows with “Back To Back.” The guys also discuss Luke Bryan vs. Dr. Dre at the top of next week’s Billboard 200 chart, the resiliency of Sam Hunt, the Descendants soundtrack, Keith’s recent chat with Cher, soon-to-be hits from Carly Rae Jepsen and Hailee Steinfeld, and much more.