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New York, Dec 12 : Singer Paul McCartney will take the place of late singer Kurt Cobain as the lead vocalist for Nirvana band for a concert.
Nirvana, which consisted of Cobain, singer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic initially, will perform together after 20 years, but with McCartney leading the band this time.
McCartney, 70, has been secretly working with Grohl and Novoselic to perform at concert for a charity event here.
London, November 23 : Paul McCartney has revealed how a rainy day inspired him to composed a song about wife Nancy Shevell in an upcoming television documentary.
The pair tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in October last year.
In the documentary, titled `Live Kisses', the 70-year-old musician is seen singing the track, called My Valentine, recorded for his album `Kisses On The Bottom'.
London, November 23 : The Beatles' audition tape that was infamously rejected by a record company boss - because he thought guitar groups were `on the way out'
- is set to go under the hammer after 50 years.
The group - once known as The Silver Beatles - were also told `they had no future in showbusiness' following the 1962 audition, during which they recorded a ten-track demo tape.
New York, Nov 16 : Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen will be joining a horde of other stars to perform at next month's Sandy benefit concert, at New York's Madison Square Garden.
London, October 29 : Beatles legend Paul McCartney has said that bandmate John Lennon''s wife Yoko Ono did not break up the band.
He has tried to quell decades of anger directed at John Lennon’s Japanese widow, 79, by telling fans to “let it be”.
"She certainly didn''t break the group up," the 70-year-old told Sir David Frost in an interview.
London, Oct 8 : Sir Paul McCartney is planning to return to the studio with producer Jeff Lynne and complete work on another John Lennon tune, which he and his Beatles bandmates gave up on while recording ‘Free As A Bird’ for the group’s Anthology project.
Washington, September 14 : Sir Paul Mccartney has beaten Bono to be named the world’s richest lead singer with an estimated personal fortune of 795.2 million dollars.
The 70-year-old ‘Beatles’ legend landed first place in the CelebrityNetWorth. com poll, with ‘U2’ frontman Bono trailing at number two with 595.2 million dollars.
London, Sep 4 - Singer Paul McCartney is to be honoured with the France's top cultural honour.
The singer will be conferred the Legion of Honour medal by French President Francois Hollande Saturday, reports express. co. uk.
This year's honourees list also includes movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and Mexican actress Salma Hayek. Among past recipients of this honour are Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, and Lenny Kravitz. (IANS)
New York, September 3 : Paul McCartney has been enjoying a lot of quality family time lately.
The former Beatle joined Simon Aboud, husband of his daughter Mary McCartney, and their two sons for breakfast at Babette's in East Hampton last week.
"Paul joined the two boys, who were calling him Grandpa, and helped them finish their meals," an eye witness told the New York Post.
"And he had a camera film the kids all during the breakfast."
Mumbai, July 26 - Former Beatle Paul McCartney took a break from his London Olympics performance rehearsal for Sunder, a baby elephant who has been beaten and is kept in chains here.
McCartney, who first came to India in 1966, sent a letter to Maharashtra Forest Minister Patangrao Kadam to use his power to immediately rescue Sunder.
Beatle great McCartney supports Humane Society International''s ''Be Cruelty Free'' campaign in IndiaSubmitted by Kiran Pahwa on Mon, 07/09/2012 - 12:16
Mumbai, July 9 : Sir Paul McCartney has given his backing to Humane Society International/India''s Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest-ever global effort to end animal testing for cosmetics worldwide.
In many countries, animals such as rabbits, mice and guinea pigs continue to have cosmetic chemicals dripped in their eyes, spread on their sensitive skin or injected into their blood.
Mumbai, July 9 - Veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney is supporting India's Be Cruelty-Free campaign initiated by Humane Society International (HSI) to end animal testing for cosmetics worldwide.
London, July 2 : Sir Paul McCartney will close the London Olympics opening ceremony by giving a rousing performance of `Hey Jude'.
The 70-year-old singer has been booked to belt out his 1968 Beatles hit to the 60,000 stadium spectators and a one billion-strong global TV audience.
The crowd are expected to join in with the pop anthem, including its famous "naa, na, na, na na na na" closing line, the Daily Star reported.
London, June 5 : Sir Paul McCartney has confirmed that he will close the London 2012 opening ceremony.
A performance by the former Beatle has long been rumoured and in January he revealed that he was in talks about taking part.
Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live Drive, he ended the speculation. "I've been booked," he said, adding that he would be "closing the opening".
London, June 4 : Sir Paul McCartney has for the first time, revealed how he battled a drink problem after ‘The Beatles’ broke up.
The singer confessed that he would hit the bottle at his hideaway on the Mull of Kintyre while struggling to adjust to his solo career.
The singer, who will be 70 on June 18, admitted worrying his first wife Linda by often being so drunk in the early 1970s that he was unable to write songs.
London, May 10 : Sir Paul McCartney’s former spokesman Geoff Baker has revealed that the singer once gave a unique royal command performance for a very exclusive audience made up of Diana, Princess of Wales and her two sons.
The secret gig took place in January 1993. McCartney, then 50, was filming the video for his single’ Biker Like An Icon’ at Pinewood Studios.
London, April 27 - Singer Paul McCartney has moved up the list of the world's richest musicians after marring Nancy Shevell.
The Beatles legend's mass fortune was estimated at $792 million last year, but has now risen to $1.6 billion because of his wife's family fortune, reports contactmusic. com.
London, April 26 : Paul McCartney has jumped from fourth spot to third in the Sunday Times Rich List of Britain's wealthiest musicians, thanks to his wedding to Nancy Shevell.
His divorce from Heather Mills, mother of his eight-year-old daughter Beatrice, in 2008 cost him 24.3million pounds.
New York, Apr 4 : Paul McCartney's son James has said that he would like to see a new generation of The Beatles and is thinking of starting a band with other offspring of the Fab Four.
James McCartney has expressed his desire to see such a project take shape.
Washington, Mar 27 : Sir Paul Mccartney has joined forces with his two daughters to pen a new vegetarian cookbook.
The Beatles legend, designer Stella and photographer Mary have put their favourite family recipes on paper as part of a Meatless Monday Movement initiative.
The campaign encourages meat lovers to cut animals out of their diet once a week.
London, Mar 16 : Sir Paul McCartney maintained steady eye contact while chatting with topless sunbather, proving that he is a perfect gentleman.
The ageing rocker and U. S. industrial heiress – who wed last October - were taking a short break in the tropical island of St Barts in the Caribbean.
London, March 7 - Former Beatle Paul McCartney says he is struggling to cope with fame in the digital age.
The 69-year-old has spent most of his life in the spotlight. But McCartney, who married third wife Nancy Shevell last year, reveals the boom in modern technology makes it much harder for him to go unrecognised.
Washington, Mar 6 : Sir Paul McCartney admits it’s a struggle to cope with fame in the digital age as he is constantly pursued by fans armed with camera phones.
The Beatles legend has spent most of his life in the spotlight, but the veteran singer, who got married for the third time to Nancy Shevell last year, has said that the boom in modern technology makes it much harder for him to go unrecognised.
London, Mar 1 : John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney's childhood homes have been listed as Grade II buildings by an English commission that looks after historic buildings and monuments of the country.
Lennon's house - Mendips, on Menlove Avenue in Woolton, and McCartney's home on Forthlin Road in Allerton, are both in Liverpool.