Welcome to the new episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast, Billboard's weekly audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and Billboard.com senior editor Katie Atkinson every Tuesday on the Pop Shop Podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in iTunes (click here to listen to the previous episode on Billboard.com).
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On the latest episode, singer/songwriter KT Tunstall drops by to discuss her new album KIN and how she's making the most "honest" music she's ever made. She says that it was "spiritually" important for her to write this album basically totally on her own (the first time she's ever done that) and she talks about collaborating with James Bay on the album's "Two Way" (they "just had the best day" when the recorded the tune).
Tunstall's new album KIN is out now.
Also on the new episode, the Pop Shop team dives into Charlie Puth's first top 10 lead single on the Billboard Hot 100 -- "We Don't Talk Anymore," featuring Selena Gomez -- and forecast where Lady Gaga's "Perfect Illusion" could end up on the chart. Plus, Travis Scott is the latest artist to bring an Apple-exclusive album to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, and next week, Jason Aldean could have the first No. 1 country album on the chart in more than a year.
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