Rihanna and Kanye West's charity meet and greets don't come cheap!

2014-12-04 06:00

Rihanna has unveiled a series of lavish lots up for auction in aid of her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), including VIP concert experiences with herself and Kanye West.

Paul McCartney to make full recovery from virus in Tokyo after being hospitalised

2014-05-23 09:28

Paul McCartney has been treated in a Tokyo hospital for an illness that forced him to cancel a tour of Japan but is expected to make a full recovery, his representatives have said.

Sir Paul McCartney to be honoured with NME Songwriter award

2014-02-18 21:00

Sir Paul McCartney is to receive the Songwriter's Songwriter prize at the NME awards after being recognised by his fellow musicians.

Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute

2014-01-07 21:00

Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart from The Eurythmics are reuniting - to pay tribute to the Beatles.

Beatles to get Grammys lifetime achievement award

2013-12-15 19:58

Grammys organisers have announced lifetime achievement awards for The Beatles and six other acts, including the Isley Brothers and electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk.

Paul McCartney praises 'badass' Yoko Ono

2013-10-26 14:45

Sir Paul McCartney has decided to move on from his feud with John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and insists he no longer blames her for breaking up The Beatles.

Paul McCartney admits soft spot for One Direction

2013-10-15 20:30

They've been dubbed the new Beatles and now British boy band One Direction have the seal of approval from one of the original Fab Four -- Paul McCartney.

Beatles to release more BBC sessions

2013-09-13 15:45

The Beatles plan to release a new collection of the band's BBC sessions, including commercially unreleased recordings and studio chatter.

Hendrix telegram: Can Paul come play?

2013-05-10 22:12

Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix had been making plans to record together before Hendrix's sudden death in 1970, but less attention has been paid to the bass player they were trying to recruit: Paul McCartney.

Beatles album sells for record $290k

2013-04-02 11:55

A rare, signed copy of The Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band has been sold for a record $290 500 at auction, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Paul McCartney announces world tour

2013-03-22 12:11

Paul McCartney will be kicking off a world tour in Warsaw on 22 June, four days after he turns 71, the former Beatle's official website has annouced.

2013 Grammy Awards: All the winners

2013-02-11 06:32

The winners of the 55th annual Grammy Awards were announced at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Dave Grohl planning Nirvana tour

2012-12-18 18:39

Dave Grohl is reportedly working on a Nirvana anniversary tour with a "secret frontman" replacing the late Kurt Cobain.

Grammy Hall of Fame inductees revealed

2012-11-22 09:50

Music by Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Elton John and late singers Whitney Houston and James Brown will be inducted into the 2013 Grammy Hall of Fame, The Recording Academy has said.

Paul McCartney to receive French honour

2012-09-05 11:19

France's Elysee Palace has said former Beatle Paul McCartney has been nominated for the legion of honour for services to music.

Olympics get musical soundtrack

2012-08-07 21:07

A walk around Olympic Park is a non-stop musical mystery tour - all part of a boisterous music policy that aims to keep spectators pumped up.

Stars expected for ceremony

2012-07-27 14:48

The opening ceremony for the London Olympics is an A-list affair with heads of state and celebrities expected.

McCartney, Springsteen gig cut by curfew

2012-07-16 10:52

Concert organisers have pulled the plug on rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney after the pair defied the sound curfew at London's Hyde Park.

Jubilee concert rocks Buckingham Palace

2012-06-05 07:36

Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney and Tom Jones were just some of the musical luminaries who have performed at Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee concert in London.

Kylie Minogue to sing at Queen's bash

2012-03-01 15:06

Kylie Minogue and Stevie Wonder are the latest acts to be confirmed for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert.

Paul McCartney gets Hollywood star

2012-02-10 16:25

A small reminder of Beatlemania came to Hollywood when Paul McCartney was honoured with a star on Tinseltown's storied Walk of Fame.

Paul McCartney joins Queen's Jubilee

2012-02-07 12:06

Sir Paul McCartney has reportedly signed up for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert following a 12-month campaign by organiser Gary Barlow to get him on board.


Paul McCartney raps a pledge for meat-free Mondays

2014-09-23 02:00

Sir Paul McCartney has shared a video of himself rapping to help encourage people to go flesh-free for one day a week as part of a meat-Free Monday campaign.

Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney cancels Japan tour over illness

2014-05-20 10:52

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has cancelled his Japan tour due to illness, organisers have said, days after apologising to fans for missing a pair of weekend concerts.

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to perform at Grammys

2014-01-15 19:00

Former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will perform at the Grammys later this month, as the legendary group is given a lifetime achievement award, organisers have said.

Greenpeace activists get visas to leave Russia

2013-12-27 07:16

Russia has started issuing visas to the foreign crew of a Greenpeace protest ship and dropped the criminal case against the last member of the 30-strong team.

Yoko Ono 'thankful' for Paul McCartney's kind words

2013-11-02 08:00

Yoko Ono says she's thankful Paul McCartney appears to have gotten over his grudge against her.

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr makes awkward joke about reuniting with McCartney

2013-10-24 19:01

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr has joked that he would welcome playing with former bandmate Paul McCartney again, but only if the group was called "Ringo's".

Paul McCartney's toilet tunes

2013-10-08 06:15

Sir Paul McCartney likes writing music in the bathroom or in cupboards because the acoustics are usually good.

Rare Beatles guitar goes to auction

2013-05-14 18:00

This guitar may not quite gently weep, but it could at least make a well-heeled Beatles fan cry with happiness.

Adele: UK's richest young musician

2013-04-11 16:07

Adele is the UK's richest young musician after amassing an estimated fortune of £30m, according to the Sunday Times' Rich List 2013.

'Oasis shouldn't have made Beatles boasts'

2013-03-26 16:13

Sir Paul McCartney says Oasis stars Liam and Noel Gallagher shouldn't have said they wanted to be as big as The Beatles because no matter how popular they became they could never fulfil that ambition.

Tyre-changing damsels on their own

2013-02-14 10:53

Is age of chivalry dead? Almost 50% of men said that they wouldn't stop to help a lady change a tyre - though 18% said they'd help Joanna Lumley...

McCartney, Mel C charity song tops

2012-12-23 22:53

A charity single devoted to the victims of Britain's worst-ever sporting disaster has topped the UK singles chart to become a Christmas No 1.

Paul McCartney joins charity single

2012-11-23 19:22

Sir Paul McCartney has decided to appear on a charity cover of He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother to benefit the victims of the Hillsborough soccer disaster.

France honours ex-Beatle Paul McCartney

2012-09-08 21:02

France's Elysee Palace says former Beatle Paul McCartney has been decorated with the legion of honour for services to music.

Paul McCartney backs Pussy Riot

2012-08-17 13:33

Sir Paul McCartney has pledged his support to Russian punk group Pussy Riot in their bid for freedom of artistic expression.

Sir Paul forgets Hey Jude lyrics

2012-07-29 18:25

Sir Paul McCartney sometimes forgets the lyrics to one of his biggest hits, Hey Jude when he performs live.

Paul McCartney 'excited' for Olympics

2012-07-26 22:03

Sir Paul McCartney is a huge fan of Usain Bolt and has said he's hoping he will get to see the athlete run in the 100 metres sprint final at the 2012 London Olympics.

Paul McCartney to headline Olympic gig

2012-06-06 21:31

Sir Paul McCartney is the first artist to confirm that he will be performing at the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony on 27 July.

Beatles offspring could form band

2012-04-04 18:40

Beatlemania could see a revival through the offspring of the Fab Four if Paul McCartney's son, James, has his way.

Paul McCartney gives up dagga

2012-02-16 22:29

Sir Paul McCartney has stopped smoking dagga because he wants to focus all his attention on his eight-year-old daughter Beatrice.

McCartney voicemail was hacked, says ex

2012-02-10 09:59

The former wife of Paul McCartney has told a British inquiry that voicemail messages from the Beatles singer were hacked, slamming suggestions she had leaked them to journalists herself.

Paul McCartney to perform at Grammys

2012-01-20 10:29

Paul McCartney will join Coldplay and Rihanna among the artists playing at next month's Grammys, organisers for the music industry's annual awards show have said.

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