The Beat 8/21: Justin Bieber's New Fave, Bridgit Mendler's Debut
The Beat 8/21: Justin Bieber's New Fave, Bridgit Mendler's Debut

Welcome to the Monday, Aug. 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. dishes on the latest singer that Justin Bieber has been promoting (Carly Rae-style) on Twitter, Bridgit Mendler's hit video and upcoming debut, all the stars who saw chart bumps after the Olympics, Jason Aldean's upcoming "Night Train" album, and more. He also remembers "San Francisco" singer Scott McKenzie, who passed away over the weekend in L.A. Tune in below, and keep your ears open for a special announcement about which star will be stopping by "The Beat" soon!

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