Pop Shop Podcast: Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Roll Out, Eminem's New Song With Beyonce & Can Camila Cabello Top the Hot 100?

Mert & Marcus
Taylor Swift

Welcome to the new episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, your one-stop-shop for all things pop on Billboard's weekly charts. In addition, you can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun chart stats and stories, new music, and guest interviews with music stars and folks from the world of pop.

Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and Billboard editorial director Jason Lipshutz every week on the Pop Shop Podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in iTunes (click here to listen to the previous Tuesday’s edition of the show on Billboard.com).

On the latest show, the Pop Shop team focuses on the release of Taylor Swift’s new album, Reputation, which is on track for a huge debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Jason and Keith discuss their thoughts about the album (including how Jason’s write-up about the set was quoted by Swift’s own Instagram account) and why the album is selling so well.

Plus, the Pop Shop Podcast guys chat about the return of Eminem with his new Beyonce-featuring single “Walk on Water,” if Camila Cabello’s “Havana,” featuring Young Thug, can hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 next week, what big albums are still left to be released in 2017 (Luke Bryan! U2! Bjork!), Sam Smith’s first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and how Rihanna gets her 61st chart hit on the Hot 100 with her featured turn on N.E.R.D.’s “Lemon.”

And… the podcast features a Chart Stat of the Week flashback to 1992, when The Heights topped the Hot 100 with “How Do You Talk to an Angel.”

Listen below and click here to subscribe/rate the Pop Shop Podcast on iTunes.


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