Photos: Madonna's U.S. Tour Opener in Philadelphia
Madonna performs live at the opening U.S. date of her MDNA tour in Philadelphia on August 28, 2012.

Welcome to the Friday, November 9 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. dishes on Madonna's 30 years of chart history, the Civil Wars' cancelled tour, Lil Wayne's legal troubles, 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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