1. Paul McCartney Writes Tribute to Roger Moore: 'He Had a Heart of Gold'

    May 23, 2017 5:15 PM EDT Paul McCartney posted a tribute to late James Bond actor Roger Moore on Tuesday (May 23) via Twitter after hearing the news of the actor's death at age 89. McCartney’s band Wings performed the opening title sequence in the 1973 installment of the James Bond series, Live and Let Die . …

  2. Ahoy Matey! Paul McCartney Shares 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Photo

    May 13, 2017 2:44 PM EDT Ahoy Matey! Paul McCartney has shared a photo of himself dressed as a pirate for the new Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales . McCartney, who shared the photo on social media Saturday (May 13), is seen in full pirate costume holding playing cards and sporting a long beard with…

  3. Paul McCartney Announces North American Tour Dates

    April 25, 2017 1:15 PM EDT Sir Paul McCartney is bringing his One On One Tour back to North America nearly a full year since it first hit the States, and this time he’ll be playing a handful of cities for the first time. The tour revs up this July in Miami before taking on new cities like Duluth (Minnesota), Wichita,…

  4. Paul McCartney Claims Sony Is Devaluing His Beatles Rights

    March 29, 2017 5:09 PM EDT His lawyer also tells a judge that without resolution to his attempt to reclaim rights, McCartney would be exposing himself -- and others -- to liability. "You say stop and I say go go go, oh no" — Paul McCartney and John Lennon . On Wednesday, Paul McCartney responded to Sony/ATV&…

  5. Paul McCartney Confirms He's Working On New Album

    March 26, 2017 12:41 PM EDT Get ready for some new music from Paul McCartney . “I'm making a new album, which is great fun. I'm in the middle of that,” McCartney said during an interview with BBC Radio 6's Matt Everitt on Saturday (March 25). The new set is being produced by Greg Kurstin. “I'm…

  6. Remembering Tommy LiPuma: 'His Indomitable Spirit Is Alive -- And Always Will Be'

    March 16, 2017 7:09 PM EDT Author David Ritz reflects on the veteran music executive, producer and longtime friend. Veteran music executive and producer Tommy LiPuma died Monday March 13 following a brief illness. The five-time Grammy winner had worked with George Benson , Natalie Cole , Miles Davis , Diana Krall ,…

  7. Sony Says Paul McCartney Lawsuit Over Beatles Songs Is Unripe

    March 13, 2017 7:02 PM EDT In new court papers, the song publishing giant says the former Beatle is "clearly forum-shopping." Paul McCartney waited decades for his opportunity to reclaim rights to songs he authored as a member of The Beatles . Now, Sony/ATV Music Publishing is telling a judge he should have…

  8. 23 New or Renovated Venues Looking to Lure This Year's Top-Selling Tours

    February 21, 2017 11:06 AM EST From Brooklyn to San Francisco, these halls are vying for top acts like Billy Joel, Luke Bryan and Metallica. The concert business in North America generated more than $3.5 billion in gross ticket sales in 2016, according to Billboard Boxscore. Those dollars have the greatest economic impact…

  9. Beatles Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney Reunite in Studio

    February 20, 2017 2:41 AM EST It's not every day two Beatles  come together. But it happened Sunday (Feb. 19) when the surviving members of the Fab Four, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr , connected in the studio. Ringo's publicist confirmed McCartney was there to contribute to Starr's forthcoming album. …

  10. Jimmy Barnes, Nick Cave and Paul Kelly Recognized in Australia Day Honors

    January 27, 2017 5:56 AM EST Jimmy Barnes , Nick Cave and Paul Kelly have been recognized in the Australia Day honors.  The exalted trio were all appointed as Officers of the General Division of the Order of Australia, and were among the 958 people from various industries and communities announced to the Australia Day…

  11. A Brief History of the Ownership of the Beatles Catalog

    January 20, 2017 2:14 PM EST This week, Paul McCartney filed a lawsuit in a New York court against publisher Sony/ATV in an effort to regain his ownership stake in the Beatles publishing catalog in what could become one of the biggest legal struggles in recent music history. If successful, it would end a long and painful…

  12. Two Beatles Offspring Get Together at NYC Fashion Show: See the Pics

    January 13, 2017 12:56 AM EST Sean Lennon , son of Beatle John Lennon and Yoko Ono , and Stella McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul and Linda McCartne y were captured in a photo taken Tuesday (Jan. 10) at the Cotton Club in New York's Harlem. Fashion designer McCartney was in New York for her pre-fall fashion show.…

  13. Paul McCartney, John Legend, Jon Bon Jovi & Kenny Chesney Ring in the New Year in St. Barts

    January 06, 2017 8:06 PM EST Paul McCartney was the star -- and the Energizer Bunny -- of the annual bacchanal that takes place on St. Barts between Christmas and New Year’s Day. After performing “Helter Skelter” with Brandon Flowers and The Killers at billionaire Roman Abramovich’s New Year’s Eve party, McCartney, 74,…

  14. Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen Among Guests Rumored For Obamas' Final White House Party

    January 05, 2017 1:37 AM EST Barack Obama is going out with a bang. The outgoing president and First Lady Michelle Obama are said to be planning a so-called “grown up” party at the White House this Friday night, with the likes of Beyoncé and Jay Z , Stevie Wonder , Bruce Springsteen , Paul McCartney , Usher and Eddie…

  15. One Direction Were Europe's Top-Earning Celebrities of 2016

    December 29, 2016 8:30 PM EST Hiatus be darned. One Direction tops this year's list of Europe's highest paid celebrities, despite having spent it on hiatus.  As a group, Harry Styles, Liam Payne , Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan brought in $110 million over the past 12 months, Forbes reports. This income comes…

  16. Last-Minute Book Gifts For the Music Lover in Your Life

    December 22, 2016 11:30 AM EST Stuck (again) searching for the perfect gift for your music lover beau, bud or extended relative? Not to worry -- 2016 proved a prolific one for music books -- from definitive biographies of legends like The Beatles ' Paul McCartney and Skid Row 's Sebastian Bach , to an insider&…

  17. Watch Jimmy Fallon Lead a Star-Studded Sing-Along to Paul McCartney's 'Wonderful Christmastime'

    December 21, 2016 9:39 AM EST Ever since Jimmy Fallon and Mariah Carey played her classic Christmas hit "All I Want For Christmas Is You" on classroom instruments, it's been hard for the late-night host to even top himself with any other sing-alongs -- that is, until 2016. In one of his Brady Bunch-style…

  18. Kacey Musgraves and Leon Bridges Dream Up a Winner For Christmas 'Present'

    December 14, 2016 9:30 AM EST A collaboration with Bridges embraces the same values as a classic holiday TV special. Fifty-two years after it first aired on network TV, CBS telecast the animated Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer twice this Christmas season. Even with its now wobbly audio track, the special clearly still…

  19. Kanye West Songs Remixed: Listen to 10 of the Best

    November 23, 2016 4:21 PM EST Kanye West . Is he a genius or a madman? A god or a demon? Whatever side you choose to sit of the great Kanye divide, numbers don't lie, and Kanye West is one of the most favored and critically-acclaimed hip-hop acts of all time. Remember that time he rapped “DJs need to listen to the…

  20. Phil Collins on Speaking Up About Paul McCartney Slight: 'He Was Upset'

    October 24, 2016 7:38 PM EDT "If people don't tell people that sometimes their attitude could be a bit better then you're not gonna get any better, y'know?" he tells Billboard. Phil Collins ' revelation about feeling slighted by Paul McCartney some years ago has gotten the former Beatle'…

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