So would The Weeknd have been utterly shut out of the nominations for his After Hours album and its blockbuster single “Blinding Lights” final yr if there have been no committees? On the newest episode of the Billboard Pop Store Podcast, we invited Grein to debate the brand new rule modifications, together with what this might imply for the subsequent spherical of nominations, who might need benefited from such a shift in recent times, and whether or not it is the correct transfer.
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Additionally on the present, we’ve bought chart information about The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears,” bolstered by a newly launched remix with Ariana Grande, leaping to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart and Moneybagg Yo touchdown his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with A Gangsta’s Ache. Plus, the finalists had been introduced for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards final week, and we run down all the main points concerning the large present, broadcasting dwell Sunday, Could 23, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.
The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop store for all issues pop on Billboard‘s weekly charts. You may all the time rely on a energetic 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. Informal pop followers and chart junkies can hear Billboard‘s deputy editor, digital, Katie Atkinson and senior director of Billboard charts Keith Caulfield each week on the podcast, which might be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast supplier. (Click here to hearken to the earlier version of the present on Billboard.com.)