Welcome to the "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 Tuesday's episode, J.B. talks up Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift's domination at the Teen Choice Awards , the sad passing of the stepson  of Usher, Elton John's bittersweet U.K. chart feat , Snoop Dogg's new reggae stylings as Snoop Lion , 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."
- The Beat