Madonna’s Tour Is a Cause for Celebration: Inside Her Final Night at LA’s Forum With Cardi B & More

On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, Katie & Keith ventured to the final date of Madonna‘s five-night stint at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, Calif., for her Celebration Tour.

It was Keith’s second time seeing the show, after attending opening night in London, and Katie’s first — and it was our second Pop Shop field trip to a Madonna show after venturing to her Madame X Tour in November 2019.

What we encountered was a truly 360-degree experience, as we sat between the main stage and the beginning of the catwalk and looked in every conceivable direction to take in the magnificent production surrounding us. And you can hear all about our experience — which includes cameos from Katy Perry, Cardi B, Rosie O’Donnell and more — by listening to this week’s episode below.

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Also on the show, we’re recapping the music moments at Sunday’s Oscars, from Billie Eilish and Finneas taking home a second best original song prize, for Barbie‘s “What Was I Made For?,” to their soundtrack mate Ryan Gosling stealing the show with his dazzling “I’m Just Ken” performance. Plus, we’ve got chart news on how Ye and Ty Dolla $ign’s “Carnival”, featuring Rich the Kid and Playboi Carti, parties its way to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and how the latest songs from Miley Cyrus and Pharrell, Cardi B and Twenty One Pilots debut on the tally. Plus, over on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Morgan Wallen’s One Thing at a Time breaks the record for the most weeks at No. 1 ever atop the list by a country album.

The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop shop for all things pop on Billboard‘s weekly charts. You can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun chart stats and stories, new music, and guest interviews with music stars and folks from the world of pop. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard‘s executive digital director, West Coast, Katie Atkinson and Billboard’s managing director, charts and data operations, Keith Caulfield every week on the podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast provider. (Click here to listen to the previous edition of the show on Billboard.com.)

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