Billboard's Women in Music Event: Photo Highlights
Katy Perry accepts the Woman of the Year award at the Billboard Women in Music event on November 30th, 2012 in New York.

Welcome to the Monday, December 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. has the headlines about Dr. Dre's place atop Forbes' highest-paid musicians list, Katy Perry's Billboard Woman of the Year interview and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" anniversary. Plus he dishes on this week's album releases, from artists like Ke$ha, Wiz Khalifa and more. Tune in below!

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

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