Pop's Comeback Continues With Shawn Mendes, but Hip-Hop nevertheless rules Streaming
Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast, where each and every week co-hosts Gary have faith and Trevor Anderson, from the Billboard charts branch, discuss why what's on the charts … is on the charts, whereas additionally looking at latest chart motion in a historical context for even superior insights.
This week, we recap Shawn Mendes' launch at a profession-top-quality No. 2 on the Billboard scorching 100's with "If I can't have you." His new chart heights mark the latest milestone for a star pop act in 2019, following Jonas Brothers' first hot a hundred No. 1, "Sucker"; Ariana Grande's 2d and longest-leading No. 1, "7 Rings"; BTS' maximum-charting hit, "Boy With Luv," featuring Halsey, and greater.
nevertheless, hip-hop continues to dominate streaming, and Haley Jones, director of radio, Nielsen song, and Jon Miller, vp of audience insights, Nielsen Audio, take part to analyze just how a long way ahead of different genres hip-hop has grown. among subject matters discussed: What hip-hop acts radio may are looking to believe taking part in more in accordance with their incredible streaming stats; how many of all hip-hop music streamed is latest vs. catalog; and, will ultra-modern hip-hop hits be remembered as classics years from now?
Gary, Trevor, Haley and Jon also muse about the state of the rhythmic radio layout (the middle ground between pop and hip-hop) and why many radio homeowners software classic rock over new option hits.
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