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Lollapalooza 2015: Paul McCartney, Metallica Headline Lineup

March 25, 2015

Paul McCartney and Metallica will headline this year's Lollapalooza Festival, which rolls into Chicago's Grant Park July 31st through August 2nd. The long-running fest unveiled their lineup Wednesday morning, and it features Sam Smith,...

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Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder Lead Hall of Fame Speakers

March 18, 2015

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced presenters for this year's ceremony: Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder will speak on Bill Withers, Patti Smith will intro Lou Reed, Peter Wolf will show praise to the Paul...

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Paul McCartney Revives 1969 Track for Johnny Depp Supergroup

March 5, 2015

Ever since word trickled out that Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Joe Perry had formed some sort of band, information about that project — called the Hollywood Vampires — has been scant. "We've done a lot of recording together recently,"...

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Paul McCartney Plays Surprise Valentine's Day Concert

February 15, 2015

It was nearly 1 a.m. when Paul McCartney left the stage at New York's Irving Plaza last night, and as dazed fans streamed toward the exit and staff swept red confetti from the dancefloor, it almost seemed like it had all been a dream. It started...

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Rick Rubin Reveals Chaotic Mixing of Kanye/McCartney Collab

February 4, 2015

After the hectic, deadline-riddled sessions that birthed Kanye West's 2013 LP, Yeezus, producer Rick Rubin isn't fazed by the rapper's down-to-the-wire approach to songcraft. So when it came time to finalize "Only One," West's emotional surprise...

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McCartney, Kanye Booked for 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

February 2, 2015

UPDATE: E! has revealed the full slate of guests for the SNL 40 special, with Arcade Fire, Jack White, Fiona Apple, Deborah Harry, Elvis Costello, 50 Cent, Backstreet Boys and Jon Bon Jovi also set to appear on the epic anniversary special. Paul...

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Hear Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Rihanna New Song

January 24, 2015

UPDATE: Contrary to reports, Paul McCartney did not co-produce all of Kanye West's new album, reps for McCartney and West tell Rolling Stone. UPDATE 2: A rep for Rihanna confirmed that the song will be on both Rihanna and Kanye West's upcoming...

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Paul McCartney's Star-Studded Tribute Show Headed to Video

January 21, 2015

The star-studded Paul McCartney tribute concert, honoring the former Beatle as the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year, will soon be available on Blu-ray and DVD. The concert, A MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney, included Beatles and solo songs as performed...

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14 Reasons Every Teen Should Know Who Paul McCartney Is

January 5, 2015

On New Year's Eve, Kanye West and Paul McCartney dropped their collaboration "Only One," an Auto-Tuned, Stevie-tinged meditation on parenthood that a spokesperson calls "the first publicly available recording from what has become a prolific...

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Hear Paul McCartney, Kanye West's Surprise Ballad

January 1, 2015

D'Angelo notwithstanding, there were no Beyonce-esque surprise albums for the end of 2014. But as the clock turned on another year Wednesday night, Kanye West unveiled "Only One," a minimal, poignant new track featuring Paul McCartney on keyboard....

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Record Store Day 2015: Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, U2

March 10, 2015

With Record Store Day a little over a month away, its organizers have released "The List" – a collection of all the rare, curious and limited-edition items that will be available in independent music shops. Foo Fighters, Johnny Cash, Paul McCartney,...

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Paul McCartney's Childhood Home Heads to Auction

February 26, 2015

UPDATE: McCartney's home has sold for £150,000 (approximately $231,000) to an anonymous UK man, according to the Guardian. Paul McCartney's childhood home in Liverpool, England is expected to sell for at least £100,000 (approximately...

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Kanye West, Rihanna and Paul McCartney Perform at Grammys

February 8, 2015

The powerhouse ensemble of Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney dazzled with their pop collaboration "FourFiveSeconds" in a relatively stripped-back performance at the Grammys. The former Beatle passionately strummed the tune's propulsive...

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McCartney, Rihanna, Kanye Shine in 'FourFiveSeconds' Video

February 3, 2015

The super-trio of Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney have premiered the video for "FourFiveSeconds," the first single off Rihanna's upcoming, as-yet-untitled LP. With that much star power on one song, plus the campfire feel of the melody, they...

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Watch Rihanna, Kanye, McCartney in 'FourFiveSeconds' Preview

January 31, 2015

A week after Rihanna dropped her surprise "FourFiveSeconds" collaboration with Kanye West and Paul McCartney, the Unapologetic singer unveiled a two-minute, behind-the-scenes look at the track's music video shoot. In the sneak peek, Rihanna...

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Kanye West Asked McCartney About Sex in the 1960s

January 23, 2015

As we've come to expect from Kanye West, new music can arrive at any minute, like when the rapper dropped new track "Only One," featuring Paul McCartney, on New Year's Eve. At the iHeartMedia Music Summit in Burbank, California on...

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Paul McCartney Announces 'Hope for the Future' Vinyl Release

January 9, 2015

In a collaboration this past year that was even more unlikely than working with Kanye West, Paul McCartney wrote and recorded a song called "Hope for the Future" for the popular video game Destiny. On January 13th, McCartney will releasing...

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Ty Dolla $ign Hints at Next Kanye/McCartney Collaboration

January 3, 2015

After Kanye West unveiled his Paul McCartney-featuring ballad "Only One" on New Year's Day, a spokesperson for the rapper said the track was the first of "what has become a prolific musical collaboration between these two legendary artists."...

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Paul McCartney 'Flattered' Beatles Included in History Books

December 29, 2014

Paul McCartney understands the Beatles' overwhelming impact on music history, but he's still blown away by the band's presence in literal history books used in school classrooms. "To be told – as I was years ago now – that the Beatles...

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