Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift 'Back' At No. 1 For The First Time
Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift 'Back' At No. 1 For The First Time

Welcome to the Wednesday, Aug. 15 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. dishes on Jack White's secret vinyl tracks -- as revealed at a Grammy Museum Q&A -- Action Bronson's VICE signing, Guns N' Roses' fall Las Vegas run, Lady Gaga's fur coat drama with PETA, plus Taylor Swift's upcoming "Red" album and her first single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." Check it all out below!

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