20 Best Pop Music Podcasts
Pop Music Podcasts
Here are 20 Best Pop Music Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
New York City, New York, US
This podcast should be honoured just for dedicating two episodes to the musical prowess of Ashlee Simpson. Hosted by the New York Times' pop critic Jon Caramanica, the 'popcast' is more a discussion about what is going on in the world of pop music. Past topics, Ms Simpson aside, include breaking down Taylor Swift's Reputation and how popstars interact with social media. It's funny and genuinely informative, while also giving listeners the chance to engage and interact.
Play⋅ 18.2M⋅ 47K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min ⋅ Aug 2014 Get Email Contact
Los Angeles, California, US
A podcast about the making and meaning of popular music hosted by musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding, produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network. We break down pop songs to figure out what makes a hit and what is its place in culture. We help listeners find a-ha moments in the music.
Play⋅ 2.9K⋅ 13.6K⋅ 2.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
New York, US
Mark Blankenship and Sarah D. Bunting are journalists, friends, and music fans who love talking about pop music of all stripes.
Play⋅ 693⋅ 961 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact
4. Let It Roll
Austin, Texas, US
'Let it Roll' is a podcast about the history of popular music from the 19th Century to the 21st. Let It Roll is a series of in-depth interviews with music writers like Ed Ward, Robert Gordon, Paul Trynka, Peter Doggett, Elijah Wald and more. We're slowly but surely putting together a history of popular music in America with a focus on the social, technological and business forces that drive the culture.
Also in Music History Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 1K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact
Two Geminis, one podcast about female pop artists' seminal albums. Hosted by Justin Gannaway and Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin.
Play⋅ 415 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 108 min ⋅ Aug 2019 Get Email Contact
Brooklyn, New York, US
Discover new up and coming artists in pop and rock music! Host Evan Bieber talks to musicians to discuss their albums, musical influences, stories from tour, and more.
Play⋅ 104⋅ 597 ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Aug 2019 Get Email Contact
Just two guys sitting and talking about pop music from the past 80 years.
Play⋅ 330 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
A series of unfair interrogations and critiques of smoooth pop songs, their lyrics and artists. You may never hear them the same way again.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
Los Angeles, California, US
You can't always come out on top. And this is a podcast that celebrates that very fact. Each week hosts Billy Nilles and Greg Willis take an in-depth look into the world of pop music as only they can. Welcome to Flop Stars!
Play⋅ 1.6K ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact
Join the Unflopped team for a fortnightly dose of pop-music banter and chart trivia. Two pop know-it-alls and one bona fide musical genius dig deep into pop music history to bring forgotten treasures glistening into the sunlight where they deserve to be. In each episode Stuart and Sean choose a flop single that they think deserved to be a hit. Judge Joe offers his expert musical analysis of each song, then, at the end of the show, delivers his ultimate verdict, declaring one of the songs officially Unflopped.
Play⋅ 492⋅ 4.8K ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Dec 2017 Get Email Contact
Chicago, Illinois, US
The Chartographers is your go-to pop music podcast. Founded by Evan Sawdey & Taran O'Reilly, The Chartographers invites guests to come by and rank an artists' entire album discography from worst to best. We debate, we joke, and have those music-nerd discussions you've always wanted to have, now streaming on demand.
Play⋅ 122⋅ 65 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ May 2016 Get Email Contact
12. The Great Albums
New Jersey, US
Two indie rock musicians, Bill Lambusta and Brian Erickson, dive into their experience of great rock and pop music and how it connects to their lives through the lens of the medium they care for most, the album. Episodes frequently include guest contributions from musicians, podcasters, and journalists and always culminate in a track by track review.
Play⋅ 1.9K⋅ 3.4K⋅ 780 ⋅ Jan 2015 Get Email Contact
Chicago, Illinois, US
Ever wondered what's down the rabbit hole when you get to the end of pop music today?? Well follow me your host Ryan Courtney every week as I guide you through the musical wonderland me and my magical friends have created.
Play⋅ 20 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
A pop music podcast hosted by Analise Nelson and Omar Najam.
Play⋅ 283⋅ 416 ⋅ Feb 2017 Get Email Contact
15. Pop Talk
Pop Talk podcast talks about trending pop music, pop artists, upcoming releases, and favorite hits, etc. Hosted by twin brothers Alex & Brad, who are musicians and fellow artists, have a deep love for pop music and having conversations about whats going on in the music world.
Play⋅ 91 ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
Music fanatics Gabe, Dan, and Darin (formerly of the Metafork Music Review) use your favorite artists and albums to get at bigger trends and phenomena in the world of popular music.
Play⋅ 24⋅ 100 ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
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