The Beat 8/31: Taylor Swift Rules Charts, Frank Ocean Does TV, Austin Mahone Gets Signed
The Beat 8/31: Taylor Swift Rules Charts, Frank Ocean Does TV, Austin Mahone Gets Signed

Welcome to the Friday, August 31 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 Frank Ocean's September MTV Video Music Awards and Saturday Night Live plans, Taylor Swift's chart dominance, "baby Bieber" Austin Mahone's record deal, the Rolling Stones' mini-tour and more. Happy Labor Day, everyone.

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