Michael Jackson: His Life In Photos

To celebrate the King of Pop, we take a look back at some of the iconic images from Michael Jackson's extraordinary life.

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Welcome to the Wednesday, August 29 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 -- from the middle of Times Square in New York City.

In today's episode, J.B. dishes on Dave Matthews Band's Billboard cover story, the upcoming 63-CD Johnny Cash box set, the U.K. chart record that Emeli Sande is poised to break, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw's "Brothers of the Sun" tour, and more. He also pays tribute to Michael Jackson, who would have turned 54 today. Tune in below:

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