The Beat 9/14: Adele & James Bond, Matchbox Twenty's No. 1, Ben Folds Five Album
The Beat 9/14: Adele & James Bond, Matchbox Twenty's No. 1, Ben Folds Five Album

Welcome to the Friday, September 14 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, which J.B. is serving up reports that Adele may be doing the theme song to the next James Bond film, a preview of Ben Folds Five's first new album in 13 years, Matchbox Twenty scoring its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "North," plus a quick Q&A with DJ Caroline D'Amore. J.B. has also dubbed this episode 'Final Countdown Friday," and he's presenting his own top three favorite Bond themes and Ben Folds Five tunes.

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