Music Photos of the Year 2012

Chris Brown shows off his controversial new tattoo at the Kandy Vegas Labor Day weekend party in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Welcome to the Thursday, September 13 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 details on Chris Brown's controversial new tattoo, Green Day's tour plan, Cee Lo Green's Christmas album, the anniversary of Tupac's death, and more.

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