Pop Shop Podcast: Lady Gaga, Ryan Tedder, Soko & More

Ryan Tedder, Lady Gaga, Soko and Aloe Blacc
Tedder: AP Images; Gaga: AP Images; Soko; Getty Images; Blacc: AP Images

Ryan Tedder, Lady Gaga, Soko and Aloe Blacc

Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly audio 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 last week's episode).

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On this week's episode, Jason and Keith welcome Billboard's branding expert Andrew Hampp back to discuss his Ryan Tedder cover story, with a colorful anecdote about a hang-out with Tedder, Adele, Justin Timberlake and David Blaine; South By Southwest, including Lady Gaga's infamous Doritos-backed show and what she should do next in her career; the continued dominance of the "Frozen" soundtrack, and why next week might be its biggest yet; and the stunning Top 10 debut of Soko on the Hot 100 chart, and how a viral video can crash the charts. There's also a nod to Aloe Blacc, disappointing news for Young Money, rising new artist Tove Lo, Jay Z and Kanye West's latest performance, Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love," a Madonna chart stat of the week and much more.

Listen above, or click here to download/stream in iTunes. Click here to rate the Pop Shop Podcast on iTunes! And be sure to find Jason or Keithon Twitter with any questions or comments!