The Beat 8/16: Alicia Keys Announces 'Girl on Fire,' Gotye Makes a YouTube Mashup
The Beat 8/16: Alicia Keys Announces 'Girl on Fire,' Gotye Makes a YouTube Mashup

Welcome to the Thursday, Aug. 16 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, where host Jonathan Brooks takes you through the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts -- from the streets of sunny California.

In today's episode, J.B. chats about "Girl on Fire," the new album by Alicia Keys, the "Somebody That I Used to Know" mashup that Gotye created for YouTube, Taylor Swift's (potentially) record-setting new single, Phish frontman Trey Anastasio's latest solo album, and more. Tune in below!

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