1. Ringo Starr Talks Collaborating With Paul McCartney on New Album

    August 10, 2017 8:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 "We are still pals, but we don't live in each other's pocket." Ringo Starr 's 19th solo album,  Give More Love , is set to be released on Sept. 15  and Beatles fans are rejoicing over its Paul McCartney  cameo on the track  ...

  2. Bono, Paul McCartney & More In Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel | Billboard News

    Bono, Paul McCartney & More In Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel | Billboard News

    August 10, 2017 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Al Gore gathered an impressive cast of A-list musicians to come to bat for his latest opus on climate change. music , 2017 , musicians , inconvient , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , documentary , Sequel , Al Gore Videos Bono Al Gore Paul M ...

  3. Watch Bono, Paul McCartney, Camila Cabello Star in Trailer for Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel

    August 10, 2017 2:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Al Gore gathered an impressive cast of A-list musicians to come to bat for his latest opus on climate change. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power -- the sequel to his 2006 Academy Award-winner An Inconvenient Truth -- hit U.S. theaters earlier th ...

  4. Paul McCartney Hints His New Album Will Have a Song About Donald Trump

    July 30, 2017 1:34 PM EDT Paul McCartney  may have something to say about Donald Trump on his forthcoming untitled album, according to the Liverpool Echo . During a visit to students at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts last week, the paper reports that McCartney t ...

  5. Ringo Starr Teams With Paul McCartney, Eagles & Toto Members on New Song: Listen

    July 27, 2017 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Half of The Beatles got back together to record a new rock ’n' roll song for their drummer’s forthcoming solo album. Ringo Starr ’s new LP Give Me Love drops Sept. 15 and today (July 27) he shared "We're on the Road Again," which ...

  6. Money Makers All-Stars: Who Has Made the List Every Year?

    July 14, 2017 12:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since 2010, only one artist has landed on Billboard's annual Money Makers list every year, despite never landing in the ranking's top 10. Every year for the past decade, Billboard has rolled out its Money Makers list , an annual ranking of ...

  7. Paul McCartney Met John Lennon on This Day 60 Years Ago: Friends Recount the Ordinary Meeting Which Changed History

    July 06, 2017 4:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 July 6, 1957 was the day Paul McCartney and John Lennon had their first encounter during a church fete at St. Peter's Church in Liverpool. It was a humble little meeting that turned out to be one of the most historic in rock history. So it' ...

  8. Paul McCartney Reaches Settlement With Sony/ATV in Beatles Rights Dispute

    June 29, 2017 9:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 The fight that was poised to be a landmark music battle has ended in a draw. Sir Paul McCartney and Sony/ATV have reached a deal in their duel over The Beatles song rights, settling a case that had the potential to rock the music industry to its cor ...

  9. Paul McCartney Talks Koalas, 'Sgt. Pepper' & Kanye West in Web Chat With Tim Minchin

    June 22, 2017 1:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 As he announced his first tour Down Under in 24 years, Paul McCartney chatted with comic Tim Minchin  for a Facebook Live session Wednesday (June 21) which lasted roughly 30 minutes but rolled-back 50 years of memories as the Beatles legend shared o ...

  10. Get Back: Paul McCartney Plots First Tour of Australia and NZ in 24 Years

    June 21, 2017 10:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 The long and winding road is finally bringing Paul McCartney back to Australia and New Zealand.  The Beatles and Wings legend will bring his long-running One On One Tour to these parts later in the year for a whirlwind five-date visit.  Michael Gudi ...

  11. Paul McCartney's Top 40 Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    June 18, 2017 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In honor of Sir  Paul McCartney ’s birthday (June 18),  Billboard  looks back at his top 40 biggest songs on the  Billboard Hot 100  as a solo artist and with his band Wings . With nine No. 1s  -- outside of  The Beatles ’ record-holding 20 -- McCar ...

  12. Paul McCartney, J.K. Rowling Promoted in Queen's Birthday Honors

    June 17, 2017 1:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and J.K. Rowling just got promoted, so to speak, in Britain's hierarchy. Twenty years after he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, Sir Paul McCartney is being upgraded with a Companion of Honor award for services to music, alongs ...

  13. Paul McCartney Refused to Give His Number to Judd Apatow: Watch

    June 16, 2017 5:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney doesn't care how many Oscar nominations you've got. Living legends don’t share their phone numbers with just anyone.  Judd Apatow knows all about it. The filmmaker, raconteur and funnyman was once stonewalled by the Beatles ...

  14. Paul McCartney Accidentally Punched Eddie Vedder in the Face | Billboard News

    Paul McCartney Accidentally Punched Eddie Vedder in the Face | Billboard News

    June 13, 2017 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beatles great Paul McCartney once gave the Pearl Jam frontman an accidental knuckle sandwich which drew blood. music , 2017 , The Beatles , paul mccartney , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , News , Pearl Jam , Eddie Vedder Videos Paul McCart ...

  15. Paul McCartney Once Punched Eddie Vedder in the Face

    June 13, 2017 5:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney is some kind of hitmaker. Just ask Eddie Vedder . The Beatles great once gave the Pearl Jam frontman an accidental knuckle sandwich which drew blood. It all went down in the corner of a hotel bar somewhere in Seattle where McCartney w ...

  16. Prince to Phil Collins: No.1 Songs From 1984

    June 02, 2017 2:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1984 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 80s : 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987 |  1988  |  1989  | 90s : 1990  | 1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 199 ...

  17. Toto to Billy Joel: No.1 Songs From 1983

    June 02, 2017 1:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1983 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 80s : 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987 |  1988  |  1989  | 90s : 1990  | 1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 199 ...

  18. Stevie Wonder to Olivia Newton-John: No.1 Songs From 1982

    June 02, 2017 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 We'll breakdown 1982 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 80s : 1980  |  1981  |  1982  |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987 |  1988  |  1989  | 90s : 1990  | 1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 ...

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

    May 23, 2017 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 t ...

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

    May 13, 2017 2:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 pla ...

  21. Paul McCartney Announces North American Tour Dates

    April 25, 2017 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ne ...

  22. Paul McCartney Claims Sony Is Devaluing His Beatles Rights

    March 29, 2017 5:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 Wedne ...

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

    March 26, 2017 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 bein ...

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

    March 16, 2017 7:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 , Na ...

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

    March 13, 2017 7:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 Pu ...

  26. 23 New or Renovated Venues Looking to Lure This Year's Top-Selling Tours

    February 21, 2017 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 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. Thos ...

  27. Beatles Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney Have a Studio Reunion | Billboard News

    Beatles Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney Have a Studio Reunion | Billboard News

    February 20, 2017 9:41 AM EST 0 0 0 The two 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. 2017 , ringo starr , The Beatles , paul mccartn ...

  28. Beatles Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney Reunite in Studio

    February 20, 2017 2:41 AM EST 0 0 0 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 contri ...

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

    January 27, 2017 5:56 AM EST 0 0 0 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 c ...

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

    January 20, 2017 2:14 PM EST 0 0 4 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 ...

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

    January 13, 2017 12:56 AM EST 0 0 6 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 i ...

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

    January 06, 2017 8:06 PM EST 0 0 0 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 Abramov ...

  33. 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 Sprin ...

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

    December 29, 2016 8:30 PM EST 0 0 5 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 ...

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

    December 22, 2016 11:30 AM EST 0 0 1 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 Ro ...

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

    December 21, 2016 9:39 AM EST 0 0 0 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, un ...

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

    December 14, 2016 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 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 wobbl ...

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

    November 23, 2016 4:21 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    October 24, 2016 7:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 "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 ...

  40. Paul McCartney Backs Campaign to Save Grassroots Music Venues in U.K.

    October 19, 2016 2:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 "If we don't support live music at this level, then the future of music in general is in danger,” the rock legend says. As a teenager growing up in Liverpool he honed his live skills in the city’s small and sweaty pubs and music venues, mo ...

  41. Watch Rihanna Join Paul McCartney for 'FourFiveSeconds' at Desert Trip Weekend 2

    October 16, 2016 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 “It’s like a once in a lifetime thing. Or for us, twice in a lifetime,” said Paul McCartney , late into an epic set on Day 2 of Desert Trip's second weekend, underscoring the fact that he and his fellow '60s superstar headliners had all si ...

  42. Desert Trip Exec Jay Marciano Breaks Down How That First Weekend Went

    October 11, 2016 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the echoes of rock ‘n roll legends still lingering in the Coachella Valley in Indio, Calif., Desert Trip producers are gearing up for a repeat performance as the second weekend of the epic concert looms. “By and large it went very well,” says J ...

  43. The Best Musical Guests on 'The Simpsons'

    September 26, 2016 9:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Sunday night (Sept. 25)  The Simpsons entered its perfectly cromulent 28 th season.  Over the course of their nearly 600 episodes, the Simpson family have done just about everything and met just about everyone. (After all, “Simpsons did it!”) One ...

  44. New Film Shows How The Beatles Helped Fight Segregation

    September 18, 2016 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music aside, the true power of The Beatles wasn't the volume of their fans or the popularity of their hairstyles -- it was the pull of their politics. Six Things You Will Learn From the New Beatles Rock Doc The band's refusal to play to se ...

  45. Six Things You Will Learn From 'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years'

    September 14, 2016 9:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Here are six things Beatles fans will find from seeing the new Ron Howard film The Beatles: Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years :  1. Paul McCartney , in discussing “The Beatles Are Greater Than Jesus” incident, says the apology that John Lennon wa ...

  46. The Beatles' Iconic Hollywood Bowl Concerts: Two Fans Look Back on Seeing (And Even Meeting) The Fab Four in the '60s

    September 09, 2016 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the Beatles ' most famous concerts took place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, where the group played on Aug. 23, 1964 and Aug. 29-30, 1965. The concerts were recorded with the thought of putting them out on LP, though part of one ...

  47. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & Ron Howard Sit Down for Hilarious, Heartfelt Chat About Beatles Touring Years Ahead of New Documentary '8 Days A Week'

    September 08, 2016 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the 50th anniversaries of various events from The Beatles ’ career roll on, finding a fresh take is a formidable challenge. But for The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years  -- which combines archival footage, fan-generated clips and th ...

  48. The Beatles Played Their Final Concert 50 Years Ago: Fan Who Was There Remembers the 'Energy & Insanity'

    August 29, 2016 5:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was 50 years ago today on Aug. 29, 1966, that the Beatles played what turned out to be their final ticketed show at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. And Nancy Guida, who attended both that show, Paul McCartney's 2014 concert that closed th ...

  49. Paul McCartney on Hillary Clinton: 'She's With Me'

    August 17, 2016 11:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton met Wednesday (Aug. 17) before his show in Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena. According to the Washington Post , Clinton's motorcade stopped by the the venue where McCartney was ...

  50. 10 Songs That Aren't About What You Think They Are

    August 08, 2016 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Once a song is out in the world, its lyrics no longer belong to the person whose brain they sprang from. That’s part of what makes pop music such a unique art form: Two listeners will hear the same seemingly straightforward three-minute pop tune in  ...

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