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Here's Why Katy Perry's Planned Las Vegas Residency Is a Sure Bet

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Katy Perry performs during a concert following the ICC Women's T20 Cricket World Cup Final between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 8, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia.

Katy Perry is no stranger to a high-production, high-octane performance -- look no further than her kaleidoscopic 2015 Super Bowl halftime set for proof -- so the news of her planning a Las Vegas residency is a thrilling prospect.

On the new Pop Shop Podcast, we talk all about the potential residency, which Billboard reported last week is set to begin later this year at the brand-new Resorts World hotel/casino on the Las Vegas Strip and go into 2022. What could it possibly look like? What will the setlist be? Will Katy have some say in how the in-construction theater is designed?

In addition to talk of Perry's residency, we also discuss some other artists we would love to see set up shop in Las Vegas -- so listen to the new episode below to hear all about our thoughts and more.

Also on the show, we’ve got chart news about Cardi B’s “Up” going up to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time and how Morgan Wallen meets Whitney Houston and Stevie Wonder in chart history on the Billboard 200 chart.

The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop shop for all things pop on Billboard's weekly charts. 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's deputy editor, digital, Katie Atkinson and senior director of Billboard charts Keith Caulfield every week on the podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast provider. (Click here to listen to the previous edition of the show on Billboard.com.)