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There aren't many things that Paul McCartney hasn't done in his lengthy career -- but this weekend, he checked something else off of his "first time" list.
The 70-year-old former Beatle performed at the Barclays center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, June 8 -- for the first time. The famed musician rocked the house for around 16,000 fans at the venue.
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On Memorial Day Weekend, Paul McCartney visited the grave of a very famous U.S. veteran -- fellow rock legend Elvis Presley, and left behind a gift.
The 71-year-old former Beatle dropped a guitar pick over the tombstone, located in the King of Rock N' Roll's Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, on Sunday, May 26. McCartney posted on Twitter a photo of himself holding the gift over Elvis' final resting place, located in between the graves of his parents, saying he was "paying respects." (see above)
Paul McCartney is topping yet another chart -- only this time, it's not because of a hit song.
The former Beatle tops the UK newspaper's Sunday Times' Rich List of 2013. The musician leads the list of the 50 wealthiest music millionaires, and billionaires, in Britain and Ireland.
The 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief, aimed at raising funds to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy, will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York on December 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET to some 2 billion people worldwide.
The event, whose proceeds will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund, will feature performances from Paul McCartney, David Grohl of Foo Fighters, Alicia Keys, The Who, Eddie Vedder, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and Kanye West. Watch the concert on OTRC.com.
Paul McCartney is set to hit the stage in a big way on 12-12-12.
The Beatle is set to front a Nirvana reunion performance as part of the "12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief," according to People magazine. McCartney would reportedly be taking the place of the late frontman, Kurt Cobain.
Paul McCartney may not be taking part in the presidential voting process, but he's taking a stance and urging his fans to "vote Obama."
McCartney, 70, appeared in a YouTube video on November 5, urging his fans to take part in the November 6 presidential election. The singer and personality appeared alongside his band mates in a short, 40 second video that encourages Americans to exercise their democratic right to vote.
Sir Paul McCartney wants to debunk one of the biggest conspiracy theories in pop culture - no, he says, Yoko Ono did not break up the Beatles.
The iconic British rock n' roll band called it quits in 1970, a year after Ono, a Japanese artist, producer and filmmaker, wed singer John Lennon during what is considered the most turbulent time for the group. She has often been cited as the cause for the Beatles' split and has long denied blame.
Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman star in Paul McCartney's new music video, "My Valentine," which premiered on April 13.
The video, which was based on an original idea by the former Beatle's daughter Stella McCartney, features Depp and Portman performing sign language and mouthing the words to the song, which appeared on his most recent solo album, "Kisses on the Bottom." Depp also performs a guitar solo in the video, a task which was handled by Eric Clapton in the original studio version.
While "The Beatles" have an everlasting legacy, James McCartney says it's possible that the Beatles' sons could collaborate.
James McCartney, 34, is the only son of the famous Beatles frontman Paul McCartney. When asked about the possibility of a band formed entirely by the Beatles' sons, McCartney said it wasn't at all out of the question.
Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell recently made a short and sweet stop to pay their respects to Whitney Houston.
The Beatles legend and his new wife were spotted walking to the late singers' makeshift memorial near the Beverly Hilton hotel, where Houston died on Sunday. The couple, dressed casually in sweatpants and holding hands, surprised onlookers by laying a small bunch of yellow roses at the site.
Paul McCartney finally got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 9 and the singer took the chance to thank his Beatles band mates.
"Way back in history, in Liverpool when we were kids and listening to Buddy Holly and all the rock and roll greats, I would've never thought that the day would come where I'd be getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame," McCartney said during his speech outside the Capitol Records building. "That was an impossible thing to happen but here we are today.
Paul McCartney is finally getting his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The former Beatles band member's star will be unveiled in a ceremony on February 9. McCartney's star will be located alongside his fellow Beatles, Ringo Starr, George Harrison and John Lennon in front of the Capitol Records building located at 1750 N. Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
McCartney, 69, is the last member of the Beatles to get his own star. The Beatles were honored with a star on Dec. 25, 1998. A special committee selects which celebrities are eligible for a star, which costs recipients about $30,000.
Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his longtime girlfriend, American heiress Nancy Shevell, officially tied the knot on Sunday, October 9, at a central London town hall, according to The Associated Press. The couple was last seen heading to a gala reception at McCartney's home.
Shevell, 51, wore an elegant, above-the-knee ivory dress designed by McCartney's daughter Stella, while Paul McCartney, 69, wore a navy blue suit.
Piers Morgan, a CNN host and former "America's Got Talent" judge, has testified at a media ethics probe that he listed to what a lawyer said was a voice mail Paul McCartney had left on Heather Mills' cell phone.
Morgan, a former UK tabloid editor, made his comments on Tuesday, December 20, via a video call from the United States, where he works. Check out a video of Piers Morgan testifying at the media ethics probe.