Episode 132

Hot 100


October 12th, 2021

38 mins 26 secs

Season 5

Your Hosts
Special Guest

About this Episode

Maura Johnston guides us through how the Billboard Charts work and why Måneskin and Duncan Laurence cracked the American Top 40.

Hot 100 Summary

  • Host city when? Torino 2022! (0:45)
  • How do the Billboard charts currently work? (2:52)
  • How Duncan Laurence May Have Got on the Billboard Charts (7:40)
  • Why is "Beggin'" rocketing up the Hot 100? (12:35)
  • Other Eurovision Hot 100 Appearances (18:02)
  • Why a 25-year gap between chart appearances? (22:16)
  • Will Eurovision tracks be making more Hot 100 appearances? (32:00)


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