Jay-Z's Made in America Fest: PHOTOS
Jay-Z performs during the Budweiser Made In America Festival on September 1, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Welcome to the Thursday, January 3 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts.

In today's episode, J.B. serves up the headlines on Jay-Z scoring Baz Luhrman's upcoming film "The Great Gatsby," Kanye West and Kim Kardashian expecting a baby, Green Day announcing rescheduled tour dates, and Emeli Sande's banner year on the U.K. charts.

Be sure to come back to Billboard.com each weekday to watch a fresh episode of "The Beat."