Breaking Down Grammy Buzz Around Ariana Grande, Drake, Shawn Mendes & More: Who Will Be Nominated?


The Grammy Awards nominations are nearly right here — and we’re breaking down the seemingly contenders for the 2019 ceremony in a particular version of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast.

The nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards shall be introduced on Dec. 5, whereas the awards present itself will happen on Feb. 10.

On the newest episode of the present, the Pop Shop staff breaks down the Grammy buzz round doable nominees, together with Drake, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, Ella Mai, Shawn Mendes and even Cher! Listen beneath:

The Pop Shoppers chat about who will nab nominations within the large 4 classes: album of the yr, report of the yr, track of the yr and greatest new artist. Plus, co-hosts Keith and Katie — joined by particular visitor and former Pop Shop co-host Jason Lipshutz, Billboard’s editorial director — evaluation some doable nominees in different classes. Could Sting and Shaggy snare a greatest reggae album nod for his or her collaborative effort 44/876? Will Cher contend for the very best dance/digital album together with her ABBA covers set Dancing Queen?

Also on the Pop Shop Podcast, Keith and Katie focus on chart information about Mumford & Sons scoring their third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with Delta and Mariah Carey amassing her 18th high 10 album on the tally together with her new studio set, Caution.

The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop store for all issues pop on Billboard's weekly charts. You can at all times rely on a full of life dialogue concerning 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 could be streamed on or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast supplier. (Click right here to take heed to the earlier version of the present on

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