Why Ariana Grande Is a New Kind of Pop Star Headliner for Coachella

Ariana Grande’s announcement as a headliner for the upcoming Coachella competition isn’t solely a continuation of pop taking middle stage on the tastemaker fest, but in addition a sign of Grande’s progress and Coachella’s need to unfold its sonic wings.

On the brand new episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast (pay attention beneath), the group dives right into a dialogue in regards to the headliners for Coachella -- Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Grande -- and why Grande is a brand new type of pop star for the long-running competition, following blockbuster units from Beyoncé and Lady Gaga the previous two years.

In addition, co-hosts Keith and Katie evaluation a few of the huge music moments of Sunday's 2019 Golden Globe Awards and what all of it means for Lady Gaga’s probabilities on the upcoming Academy Awards. Is she a lock to get a nod for finest unique music for co-writing “Shallow” from A Star Is Born? Is she sure to stroll away with a nomination for finest actress for the movie?

Plus, the Pop Shoppers evaluation chart information about Halsey scoring her first No. 1 as a lead artist on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Without Me,” how Christmas music has vacated the charts (and what music has picked up the slack -- good day, “Baby Shark!”), and Justin Timberlake’s return to the highway after sickness pressured him to reschedule some dates of his Man of the Woods Tour.

The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop store for all issues pop on Billboard's weekly charts. You can all the time rely on a full of life dialogue in regards to the newest pop information, enjoyable chart stats and tales, new music, and visitor interviews with music stars and folk from the world of pop. Casual pop followers and chart junkies can hear Billboard's senior director of charts Keith Caulfield and deputy editor, digital Katie Atkinson each week on the podcast, which may be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast supplier. (Click right here to take heed to the earlier version of the present on Billboard.com.)


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