After Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way,’ What Recent Classic Should Get Its Own Covers Album?

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Only 10 years after its release, Lady Gaga’s Born This Way is getting a special anniversary re-release, which will include six covers of the album’s songs by other artists. So far, Big Freedia released her bouncy take on “Judas” and Orville Peck gave us his retro-country twang on the title track from the June 18 project.

On the latest episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast (listen below), we talk about the 10th-anniversary reissue and what other modern albums — from the last 10 to 20 years — could warrant a similar tribute. We’ve seen Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Michael Jackson and Carole King go a similar route before with their legendary albums, but what modern-day classics deserve the same?

Listen to the full episode below for our discussion:

Also, on the show, we talk about Dua Lipa’s urban-cowgirl “Love Again” video and Billie Eilish’s brand-new song “Lost Cause” and its PJ party music video. We also have chart news about Taylor Swift’s Evermore jumping back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and BTS holding strong atop the Billboard Hot 100 with “Butter.”

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 deputy editor, digital, Katie Atkinson and senior director of Billboard charts 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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