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The Beat 11/5: Katy Perry & More Talk The Vote, Christina Aguilera & More Sing for Sandy Relief

Katy Perry performs at a campaign rally for U.S. President Barack Obama at Doolittle Park on October 24, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Welcome to the Monday, November 5 Election-eve 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 Katy Perry, Fun. and more talking about voting and the election issues that mean the most to them, stars including Christina Aguilera singing for hurricane relief on the "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" TV benefit, a new chart feat for Taylor Swift and her "Red" hot new music, and more.

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