Welcome to the debut episode of Pop Chat, Fuse’s brand new weekly pop music podcast focusing on the coolest events, hottest news, biggest names in music and newcomers you need to know. Pop fans can check out Fuse editor Jason Lipshutz every Friday on the free Pop Chat podcast, which can be streamed on Fuse.tv or downloaded in iTunes.
In the premiere episode, Jason welcomes hip-hop writing superstar Erika Ramirez and esteemed Fuse editor Jeff Benjamin onto the show to discuss the 2016 GRAMMY Awards. Who will win in the four major categories? Which performances are we dying to see? Can Kendrick Lamar be topped in the album of the year category, and is everyone too sick of “Uptown Funk!” to hand it record of the year?
Before that, the panel discusses Beyoncé’s spectacular return with “Formation,” including her Super Bowl performance, and what we can hope for with her next album; and there’s the inaugural game of Big-Ups & Big-Downs, as the team discusses Zayn Malik’s chart takeover, Kanye West’s Twitter account and Rihanna’s ANTI.
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