Presidential Election 2012: Musicians on the Campaign Trail
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 Friday, October 26 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. sits down at the Skee Lodge to interview DJ Skee himself about Rock the Vote and more. They also run through the latest headlines, about Bruce Springsteen's song for Obama, Katy Perry's ballot dress, and the time the Obamas jammed to Gary Clark Jr. Tune in below.

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