The Beat 9/20: Dave Matthews Band Is No. 1, Jay-Z's Obama Fundrasier
The Beat 9/20: Dave Matthews Band Is No. 1, Jay-Z's Obama Fundrasier

Welcome to the Thursday, September 20 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. serves up the latest on Dave Matthews Band scoring a No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with new album "Away From The World," Jay-Z's New York fundraiser for President Barack Obama, Dwight Yoakam's Kid Rock and Beck collabs on "3 Pears," and more.

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

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