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Ringo Starr marks 80th birthday at online gig with Paul McCartney

Jul 08, 2020 - 3:52 PM

Ringo is holding a virtual reunion and music show together with fellow Beatle Paul in aid of charities, including Black Lives Matter

Ed Sheeran, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney back urgent call to aid UK live music

Jul 02, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Sam Smith, and Rod Stewart are also urging the British government to save the country's live music industry from collapsing because of the coronavirus

Handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics sell for $910,000

Apr 11, 2020 - 3:59 PM

A sheet of paper bearing Paul McCartney's handwritten lyrics to 'Hey Jude' sold for $910,000 in an online auction held Friday, April 10

Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, John Legend to perform in global broadcast for medical workers

Apr 07, 2020 - 4:45 PM

Lady Gaga says the broadcast ‘is not a fundraiser’ but a celebration of ‘the power of the human spirit’

TOGETHER AT HOME. Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, John Legend, and other music greats are coming together to perform in a broadcast event to support frontline healthcare workers. Screenshot from

Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury 2020

Nov 19, 2019 - 11:56 AM

The festival celebrates its 50th anniversary

HEADLINER. Sir Paul McCartney performs in 2017 in Tinley Park, Illinois. The Beatles legend is headlining the upcoming Glastonbury Festival in 2020. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski /AFP

Here’s how you can watch Paul McCartney ‘live’

Sep 07, 2018 - 7:10 PM

The music legend is holding a concert to celebrate his new album 'Egypt Station'

PAUL MCCARTNEY. The Beatles legend is streaming his concert live on YouTube. Screenshot from McCartney

EU Parliament rejects copyright law in win for US tech giants

Jul 05, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The draft law is resisted by major US tech giants as well as advocates of internet freedom, with some campaigners warning it could even spell the end of viral 'memes' or jokes.

WATCH: Paul McCartney shows James Corden his hometown in 'Carpool Karaoke'

Jun 22, 2018 - 9:40 PM

Paul not only sings some of the Beatles' biggest hits like 'Blackbird' and 'A Hard Day's Night,' but also his new song, 'Come On to Me'

DRIVE MY CAR. Paul McCartney drives around Liverpool with James Corden for an episode of 'Carpool Karaoke.' Screenshot from

IN PHOTOS: Hollywood stars participate in 'March for Our Lives'

Mar 25, 2018 - 8:07 PM

Demi Lovato, Jennifer Hudson, Paul McCartney, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana Grande, and more take part in the march for gun control

7 unforgettable Super Bowl halftime shows

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:27 AM

From Katy Perry to Prince, these performers rule Super Bowl's halftime show history

KATY PERRY. The pop star dances with the now-iconic Left Shark at her 2015 Super Bowl performance. Screengrab from

Paul McCartney resolves dispute on Beatles song rights

Jul 04, 2017 - 12:09 AM

McCartney filed a lawsuit in January in a US court to secure rights from Sony ATV Music Publishing in the wake of a British judicial ruling that shook up the industry

PAUL MCCARTNEY. Paul McCartney reaches a settlement over copyright to the Beatles catalog. Photo from Facebook

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May 15, 2017 - 9:34 AM

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Paul McCartney working on new album, signs with Capitol

Aug 18, 2016 - 10:28 AM

The former Beatle member calls the new contract genuinely exciting

epa05334711 British musician and former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney performs during a concert at the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf, Germany, 28 May 2016. EPA/DAVIDÂ YOUNG QUALITY REPEAT EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Paul McCartney says he'll eventually slow down

Aug 11, 2016 - 10:18 AM

When asked by Rolling Stone magazine if he could imagine touring in the same way when he turns 80 McCartney replies: Unimaginable – and unseemly

SLOWING DOWN? Paul McCartney says he may need to slow down from touring soon. In this file photo, he performs in Berlin, Germany, June 14, 2016. File photo by Sophia Kembowski/EPA

Beatle Paul McCartney mourns 'second father' George Martin

Mar 09, 2016 - 8:00 PM

He was a true gentleman and like a second father to me writes Paul McCartney on his official website

'LIKE A SECOND FATHER.' The Beatles member Paul McCartney mourns the loss of their former producer. Photo from

Tyga explains why Paul McCartney was turned away from Grammy party

Feb 18, 2016 - 10:20 AM

A bouncer at Tyga s Grammy Awards after party tells Paul McCartney that he s not on the guest list

TYGA. The rapper explains to Jimmy Kimmel why Paul McCartney was turned away at his Grammys after-party. Screengrab from YouTube/Jimmy Kimmel Live

Stars push climate deal with benefit song

Sep 10, 2015 - 9:09 AM

Love Song to the Earth comes less than 3 months before highly anticipated UN led talks open in Paris with the aim of reaching a long term agreement to control rising temperatures and their destructive impact on the planet

LOVE SONG TO THE EARTH. Screen shot from YouTube.

Paul McCartney leads celebrity invasion at daughter's fashion show

Mar 09, 2015 - 10:28 PM

Kanye West Woody Harrelson and Cara Delevingne also attend Stella s fashion show

Katy Perry, Sam Smith, and more to perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards

Feb 08, 2015 - 12:59 PM

Get ready for some great performances

Listen to the Kanye West and Paul McCartney New Year single

Jan 02, 2015 - 11:29 AM

The soft ballad Only One was inspired by his daughter North says Kanye

British celebrities pick sides in Scottish referendum

Sep 13, 2014 - 3:30 PM

Some British celebrities voice their position on Scotland s bid for independence but others have chosen to stay neutral aware of the possible repercussions

Musical all-stars take up Paul McCartney in new album

Sep 10, 2014 - 12:14 PM

The Cure B B King and Willie Nelson are some of the artists who contributed to the album

Oscar winner Ron Howard to make new Beatles film

Jul 17, 2014 - 12:05 PM

The two surviving Beatles and the widows of the deceased band members are also supporting this authorized project

Paul McCartney postpones start of US tour after illness

Jun 11, 2014 - 12:13 AM

The tour will resume but part of it will be postponed to allow the music legend time to recover following an illness

PAUL MCCARTNEY. The music superstar and former Beatle has had to postpone his tour due to illness. Photo from Facebook

Yoko Ono in Beatles family reunion at Grammys

Jan 27, 2014 - 7:22 PM

Paul and Ringo reunite to accept the Lifetime Achievement award for the iconic band The Beatles at the 2014 Grammy Awards

REUNITED. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr brought the house down. Photo by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images North America / AFP

Grammys celebrates with mass wedding, Daft Punk wins big

Jan 27, 2014 - 5:14 PM

Daft Punk Lorde and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis win big a mass wedding also steals the show

DAFT PUNK. 'Get Lucky' wins Grammy record of the year. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Beatles to be honored at Grammys, 50 years on

Jan 24, 2014 - 11:25 PM

McCartney and Starr will also reunite for a Grammys tribute event being recorded Monday and set to air on February 9

REUNITING AT THE GRAMMYS. In this file photo, Ringo Starr (L) and Sir Paul McCartney introduce the new video game "The Beatles: Rock Band" for the Microsoft XBox 360 at the E3 2009 gaming expo on June 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr to perform at Grammys

Jan 15, 2014 - 3:44 PM

While McCartney has sung before on the Grammys stage it will be a first for Starr according to the Academy

REUNITING AT THE GRAMMYS. In this file photo, Ringo Starr (L) and Sir Paul McCartney introduce the new video game "The Beatles: Rock Band" for the Microsoft XBox 360 at the E3 2009 gaming expo on June 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-Beatle Ringo jokes about reuniting with McCartney

Oct 24, 2013 - 4:00 PM

The former Beatles drummer is now part of All Starr a band of ageing rock stars

'RINGO'S'. Former Beatles drummer jokes with the media during a tour with his band All Starr

Sir Paul strikes again with impromptu gig

Oct 19, 2013 - 10:38 AM

Former Beatles makes on the spot performance in London following flash concert in New York

SURPRISE GIG. McCartney at Covent Garden, London. Photos: Justin Tallis/AFP

McCartney admits soft spot for One Direction

Oct 15, 2013 - 6:04 PM

They re young beautiful boys and they can sing make good records says former Beatle

THE BEATLE. 'We did what we did in a particular period of time.' Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images/AFP

McCartney performs flash concert at Times Square

Oct 11, 2013 - 3:23 PM

Beatle holds 4 song impromptu set at 46th and Broadway and takes off

THERE AND GONE. McCartney arrives by taxi at Times Square. Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images/AFP

10 grandmasters of rock

Oct 05, 2013 - 6:57 PM

Iconic in their time these senior rockers show youth to be eternal

SENIOR COOL. Yoko Ono at the 2013 Helsinki Festival. Photo by Tomi Palsa from her Facebook

Jett Galindo: Engineering the future of music production

Sep 21, 2013 - 11:25 AM

A Filipina music engineer excels in the male dominated filed of studio recording

DRIVE AND SKILL. Galindo excels in a male-dominated field. Photos courtesy of Jett Galindo

McCartney has 'New' song in animated film

Sep 13, 2013 - 8:21 PM

Yes it s called New title track of new album and soundtrack for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

NEW FILM WORK. The former Beatle. Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Lennon terrified by Beatles, auctioned clip shows

Sep 10, 2013 - 3:14 PM

We were going through hell It s torture every time we produce anything

ICONIC. Wax figures of the Fab Four as an ‘Abbey Road’ stand outside the Hotel Adlon in Berlin.  Photo: Stephanie Pilick/GERMANY OUT/AFP

Social Media wRap: Cory Monteith, cronuts, and Maleficent

Jul 21, 2013 - 3:36 PM

Here s what made waves this week on social media in moods

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Jul 19, 2013 - 8:54 PM

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McCartney writes Aquino: Free Mali

Jul 19, 2013 - 3:00 PM

The former Beatles writes a letter to President Aquino urging the elephant s transfer to Thailand

SUPPORT FOR MALI. The Beatle adds his voice to this cause. Photo from the Free Mali Facebook page

Nigella Lawson, Saatchi have speedy divorce

Jul 16, 2013 - 7:48 AM

The pai said in a statement that the first stage of the divorce would go through on July 31

SPEEDY DIVORCE. Nigella Lawson will be represented by Fiona Shackleton, divorce lawyer used by Prince Charles and Paul McCartney. Photo from the Nigella Lawson Facebook page (Nigella Lawson at home - PR shots and Book Cover ©Hugo Burnand)

Entertainment wRap: Daft Punk, Cannes, more

Apr 15, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Here is the Entertainment wRap for April 8 to 13

DAFT PUNK. After 8 years, Daft Punk launch their newest album in the small town of Wee Waa. Photo from the Daft Punk Facebook page

Oil and water: Complexity of Danny Zialcita

Mar 21, 2013 - 2:05 PM

An appreciation of some of the finest work by the late Filipino director

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE. Dindo Fernando and Laurice Guillen in ‘Nagalit ang Buwan sa Haba ng Gabi.’ Photo from the Danny Zialcita Facebook fan page

Grammys shared among many on music's big night

Feb 11, 2013 - 2:22 PM

Indie pop band fun rockers The Black Keys and Australian Belgian singer Gotye shared the top prizes at the Grammys in an eclectic year for the music industry s biggest awards show

Producer Jeff Bhasker (2nd L, speaking) with musicians (L-R) Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost of fun. accept Song of the Year award for "We Are Young" onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Part of funds raised at 121212 Concert ready for release

Dec 20, 2012 - 4:36 PM

The first US 50 M is ready for groups helping Hurricane Sandy victims

EVERY SIGNATURE HELPS. Coldplay's Chris Martin signs a guitar for the 121212 Concert auction. Photo from the official 121212 Concert Facebook page

LIVE STREAM: 121212 Concert

Dec 13, 2012 - 11:57 AM

Music powerhouses join forces for Hurricane Sandy relief

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Sir Paul McCartney avoids helicopter crash by 'two feet'

Nov 14, 2012 - 12:56 PM

The former Beatle and his wife were on board a chartered flight that almost crashed

A BEATLE UNAWARE. Sir Paul McCartney, 70, and wife Nancy Shavell, 52, avoided a mishap and were apparently 'unaware.' Image from Facebook

Sir Paul receives French Legion of Honour

Sep 09, 2012 - 3:22 PM

The Beatle adds another feather to his knighted cap

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, forever a Beatle for his fans. Image from Facebook

Springsteen, McCartney silenced at marathon London gig

Jul 15, 2012 - 5:32 PM

Aging rockers Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney were silenced on Saturday night July 14 after over running at a gig in London s Hyde Park

Ringo Starr: 71 and going strong

Jun 20, 2012 - 2:55 PM

Like former bandmate Paul McCartney the Beatles drummer is still playing

STILL SIMPLE, STILL PLAYING. Ringo Starr addressing the press at his All Starr Band's press preview. Screen grab from YouTube