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Pop Shop Podcast: Troye Sivan Opens Up About 'Wild,' Writing & His Intense Fans

Troye Sivan visits Billboard's New York office on July 27, 2015.

Troye Sivan visits Billboard's New York office on July 27, 2015.

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 Tuesday 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).

Troye Sivan, the 20-year-old Australian pop auteur, stops by the Pop Shop Podcast this week to discuss his new album mini-album Wild, his growth as a songwriter, his rabid fan base and his hope that his new music and videos help struggling LGBT youths. Before that, Jason recaps the inaugural Billboard Hot 100 Festival, including the performances by Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Jason Derulo and Little Mix. Keith and Jason also discuss the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, and break down their favorite VMA performances ever; the Hot 100, which sees Selena Gomez reach a new peak while OMI stays at No. 1; and Jason hypes up Justin Bieber’s new single, which comes out on Friday.

Listen above, or click here to stream/download in iTunes. Click here to rate the Pop Shop Podcast on iTunes! And be sure to sound off about this week's episode in the comments section below!

 

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