Welcome to the Thursday, Aug. 23 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 Taylor Swift's chart-topping, record-breaking hit single , the latest videos from Dinosaur Jr.  and Marilyn Manson , Avril Lavigne's engagement to  Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, Dee Snider's drama with Paul Ryan and the GOP , and more! Tune in here:
Be sure to come back to Billboard.com  each weekday afternoon to watch a fresh episode of "The Beat."
- The Beat