Pop Shop Podcast: Madonna's New Album, Robin Thicke Loses, Iggy Azalea's Rough 2015 & More

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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, the guys discuss Madonna's just-released new album Rebel Heart -- the best songs, the overall mood, the potential singles and possibility of going No. 1 on next week's Billboard 200 albums chart. Jason and Keith also tackle the surprising verdict in the "Blurred Lines" trial, and what it means for pop music in general; Iggy Azalea's tour postponement, and the series of unfortunate events that has kicked off her 2015; Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" being once again stuck behind "Uptown Funk!" at the top of the Hot 100; new chart debuts by Kanye West (with Paul McCartney), Carly Rae Jepsen and the Empire cast; and a great new track from Florence + The Machine on the latest edition of Soon-To-Be Hits. There's also a Rick Astley chart stat of the week!

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