The Beat 8/10: KimYe's VMAs Promo, Jordin's Next Movie, Beck On Sheet Music
The Beat 8/10: KimYe's VMAs Promo, Jordin's Next Movie, Beck On Sheet Music

Welcome to the Friday, August 10 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. delivers the headlines about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's new promo with newly named MTV VMAs host Kevin Hart, Jordin Sparks' post-"Sparkle" movie plans involving Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson, Beck releasing his upcoming album 19th century-style on sheet music only, the surviving three Monkees on tour, DVD details about LCD Soundsystem's 2011 Madison Square Garden farewell doc, and more.

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

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