Paul McCartney

  1. U2 Tops Ticketmaster's Year-End Request Rankings

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST U2 is both the No. 1 most requested event and concert. Ticketmaster reports that U2 topped its most requested events and most requested concerts year-end rankings. After U2, the most requested concerts of 2005 were the Rolling Stones (No. 2), Paul ...

  2. On The Road

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney wraps up a 37-date North American tour that grossed approximately $80 million and drew about 550,000 fans. Read RayWaddell's column. Paul McCartney wraps up a 37-date North American tour that grossed approximately $80 million a ...

  3. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previous winners include McCartney, Elton John. Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006 yesterday (Nov. 7) in Stockholm by Ake Ho ...

  4. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previous winners include McCartney, Elton John. Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006 yesterday (Nov. 7) in Stockholm by Ake Ho ...

  5. Lennon Catalog To Make Digital Debut

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the first time beginning this week with the release of the retrospective "Working Class Hero." John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the ...

  6. Lennon Catalog To Make Digital Debut

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the first time beginning this week with the release of the retrospective "Working Class Hero." John Lennon's solo catalog will be made available digitally for the ...

  7. McCartney, Fidelity Launch Charity

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music Lives Foundation will promote music education. Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are extending their marketing partnership with the launch of the Music Lives Foundation, a new public charity aimed at raising awareness and funds for mus ...

  8. McCartney, Fidelity Launch Charity

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are extending their marketing partnership with the launch of the Music Lives Foundation, a new public charity aimed at raising awareness and funds for music edu Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments are ex ...

  9. Songwriter Baker Knight Dies At 72

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Prolific songwriter Baker Knight, whose hits were recorded by stars ranging from Elvis Presley to Ricky Nelson, Paul McCartney, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, has died at age 72. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Prolific songwriter Baker Kn ...

  10. EMI 'On Track' For H1 Profit

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-half profits, thanks in part to successful releases from Coldplay, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Keith Urban, among others. EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-half pro ...

  11. EMI 'On Track' For H1 Profit

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-half profits, thanks in part to successful album releases from Coldplay, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Keith Urban, among others. EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-ha ...

  12. EMI 'On Track' For H1 Profit

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-half profits, thanks in part to successful album releases from Coldplay, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and Keith Urban, among others. EMI Group today (Oct. 17) predicted a boost in first-ha ...

  13. Wall Stands Tall On Billboard 200

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges triumphant with a No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 with "The Peoples Champ." The album sold 176,000 copies in the Unite In a week that sees seven new top ti ...

  14. Wall Stands Tall On Billboard 200

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges triumphant with a No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 with "The Peoples Champ." The album sold 176,000 copies in the Unite In a week that sees seven new top ti ...

  15. McCartney, Fidelity Enter Marketing Pact

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ads to kick off on NFL's Monday Night Football. Paul McCartney and Fidelity Investments have entered a marketing pact that includes tour sponsorship and a major advertising campaign. The ad push will debut with a 30-second tv spot during the ...

  16. Vassar Clements Dies

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fiddle virtuoso was 77. Acclaimed fiddle virtuoso Vassar Clements died on August 16 at his daughter, Midge Cranor’s, home outside Nashville following a battle with cancer. He was 77. Born in 1928, Clements was referred to as the "Miles Davis ...

  17. McCartney Sets North American Tour

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here, Paul McCartney will tour North America this fall, beginning Sept. 16 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. The 28-date "US" tour, in support of a new Capitol album, will wrap As first tipped here, Paul McCartney ...

  18. Quarrymen Member Eric Griffiths Dies At 64

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Griffiths, a member of the schoolboy band that evolved into the Beatles, has died at the age of 64, his bandmates said. Eric Griffiths, a member of the schoolboy band that evolved into the Beatles, has died at the age of 64, his bandmates sai ...

  19. McCartney To Reveal Tour At Big Game

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sources: N.A. trek to begin Sept. 16. Sir Paul McCartney will take advantage of the media focus surrounding his halftime performance Feb. 6 at Super Bowl XXXIX to announce his upcoming tour of North America, sources say. Billboard.biz has learned ...

  20. McCartney, Bono, Robbie Commit To Band Aid

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have committed to the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas." Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have ...

  21. McCartney, Bono, Robbie Commit To Band Aid

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have committed to the forthcoming new recording of the all-star Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas." Paul McCartney, U2 frontman Bono, and Robbie Williams have ...

  22. Paul McCartney Guitar To Be Auctioned For Charity

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The first Paul McCartney Signature 1964 Epiphone Texan, serial No. 001, will be auctioned online to benefit Adopt-A-Minefield, the landmine clearance and survivor assistance program. The first Paul McCartney Signature 1964 Epiphone Texan, serial N ...

  23. Clive Calder Tops U.K. 'Rich List'

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A reclusive record executive dubbed "the Howard Hughes of the music business" has toppled Paul McCartney to become Britain's wealthiest music millionaire in the latest list of the rich and famous. A reclusive record executive dubbed ...

  24. Clive Calder Tops U.K. 'Rich List'

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A reclusive record executive dubbed "the Howard Hughes of the music business" has toppled Paul McCartney to become Britain's wealthiest music millionaire in the latest list of the rich and famous. A reclusive record executive dubbed ...

  25. McCartney To Release Animation DVD

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney has teamed with Miramax to release a DVD collection of animation shorts he wrote and produced. "Paul McCartney: The Music and Animation Collection" will be available April 13 for $29.99 Paul McCartney has teamed with Miram ...

  26. McCartney To Play Glastonbury, Rock In Rio

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney has been confirmed to headline the annual three-day Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, this summer. The former Beatles star will appear for the first time at the festival on Jun Paul McCartney has been confirmed to headline ...

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