Insider Tips: Mariah Carey's Plans, Ellie Goulding & Skrillex's Playlist
Insider Tips: Mariah Carey's Plans, Ellie Goulding & Skrillex's Playlist

Welcome to the Wednesday, July 25 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 -- all from the streets of Venice Beach.

In today's episode, J.B. ponders Mariah Carey's new gig as a judge on "American Idol," Flo Rida's plans to release a workout DVD, The Jackson family foibles, Billboard's cover story with Roger Waters about his epic "The Wall" tour, and more. Watch it all below.

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

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