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).
Following the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (Feb. 8), Jason and Keith recorded a live Pop Shop Podcast from Los Angeles, sounding off on the big night while also taking fan questions in real time! The guys talk about Beck‘s surprising album of the year win, and Beyonce‘s snub in the category; Sam Smith‘s triumph in three of the four major categories; performances from Madonna, Kanye West, Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry, Sia, AC/DC and many others; and their red carpet experiences chatting with Sam Smith, HAIM, Rick Ross, Charli XCX and more. Jason and Keith also take fan questions about Ariana Grande, Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift and Jason’s dance moves!