Welcome to the Thursday, October 18 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 Beyonce's Super Bowl announcement, Taylor Swift's new single, Lady Gaga's drama with Die Antwoord, and more. Plus he runs through this week's top albums (on the Billboard 200) and singles (on the Hot 100). Tune in below!
Be sure to come back to Billboard.com each weekday afternoon to watch a fresh episode of "The Beat."