Pop Shop Podcast: Meghan Trainor Talks 'All About That Bass,' Hot 100 Songs To Watch

Meghan Trainor
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Meghan Trainor visits Billboard's New York offices on August 7, 2014.

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 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 the previous episode).

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On this week's episode, "All About That Bass" star Meghan Trainor opens up about her surprise Hot 100 smash, becoming a role model, her own body image issues and what fans can expect from her debut album. Jason and Keith also discuss this month's Hot 100 songs to watch -- the singles that are slowly creeping up the chart, and could become inescapable soon -- from Tove Lo, Jeremih, Katy Perry, Bobby Shmurda and more. There's also a discussion of the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack's surprise ascent to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, Charli XCX's first Top 10 hit (as a solo artist), the potential staying power of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda," the Vamps crashing the Top 10 of the Billboard 200, Robin Williams and Sonny & Cher chart stats, and much much more.

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