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Ryan Tedder: Working With Paul Mccartney Was My Favourite Week

Ryan Tedder says working with his idol Sir Paul McCartney was his ''favourite week in his life''.The OneRepublic frontman and chief songwriter has worked with a whole host stars including recently former Fifth Harmony member...

Selfridges Unveil New Beatles Merch For 'Sgt. Pepper' 50th Anniversary

Beatles fans of the UK will now be able to wear their band passion on their sleeves, literally, as Selfridges unveils a brand new T-shirt collection to celebrate 50 years of their 1967 album 'Sgt....

Ringo Starr: I Love Using Emojis On Twitter

Ringo Starr loves using emojis.The 77-year-old former Beatle runs his own Twitter account and has revealed he revels in using the digital signs to communicate with his online following, which totals more than 1.6 million...

Ringo Starr Announces New Album On 77th Birthday

Sir Paul McCartney features on two tracks on Ringo Starr's forthcoming album 'Give More Love'.The Beatles legends reunited in the studio earlier this year, with McCartney providing the bass for 'We're On The Road Again'...

Paul Mccartney Reaches Deal With Sony Over Beatles Songs Publishing Rights

After a long-running legal wrangle, Sir Paul McCartney and Sony have finally reached a deal regarding the ownership of publishing rights to The Beatles’ back catalogue, settling what had looked like a case that was...

Eddie Vedder Pays £22k For Pearl Jam To Play Past Curfew?

Eddie Vedder reportedly signed a cheque for around £22,000 to continue Pearl Jam's concert after the curfew at Dublin's 3Arena on Friday night (09.06.17).The 'Better Man' hitmakers ended up doing a mighty 32 songs at...

The Beatles Expected To Top Charts With 'Sgt. Pepper' 50th Anniversary Album

The Beatles are expected to hit number one in the UK with their 50th anniversary release of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' as the official chart announcements prepare to be released this week. Being...

Johnny Depp Sent Sir Paul Mccartney Text Message For Pirates Cameo

Johnny Depp asked Sir Paul McCartney to make a cameo in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' via text message.The film's bosses were initially keen to secure Rolling Stones' Keith Richards to...

Frank Ocean Thanks The Beatles For Helping With Writer's Block

Frank Ocean says The Beatles helped him out of his ''writer's block''.The 29-year-old rapper dropped his first album in five years 'Blonde' in 2016, and has admitted that the legendary British rock band - which...

Ringo Starr 'Loves' Justin Bieber

Ringo Starr is a fan of Justin Bieber.The 76-year-old music icon - who is best known for being the drummer in the Beatles - has admitted to liking the 'Sorry' hitmaker, but Ringo doesn't think...

The Nappy Changingman: Paul Weller To Be A Dad Again

Paul Weller is to become a father for the eighth time.The 58-year-old rocker's second wife Hannah Andrews - who is more than 30 years Paul's junior - is expecting the couple's third child due this...

The Beatles Tease 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' 50th Anniversary Release

With all the recent coverage regarding another 1960s superstar, Bob Dylan, here at Contactmusic, it may have been easy to let him steal the spotlight from his most popular contemporaries from that era, The Beatles,...

Paul Mccartney Bonded With Kanye West Over Loss Of Mothers

Kanye, 39, lost his mum Donda in 2007, after she died at the age of 58 following complications caused by cosmetic surgery. The rapper was just 30 at the time. Paul, 74,...

Paul Mccartney Pays Tribute To Chuck Berry

The former Beatles star posted a heartfelt tribute to the rock 'n' roll icon on his website, calling Berry "a magician". Berry was 90 when he was found dead at his home...

Chuck Berry Died Of Natural Causes - Report

According to editors at TMZ.com the You Never Can Tell singer's personal doctor will sign off on his death certificate without an autopsy and classify his death, at the age of 90 as...

Shawn Mendes Cast In Summer Of Love

Shawn Mendes is to make his film debut in 'Summer of Love'.The 18-year-old pop star is to swap the stage for the big screen with a role in the musical movie which has been written...

Sony Request Dismissal Of Paul Mccartney's Beatles Lawsuit

The 74-year-old musician filed a lawsuit in New York in January (17), seeking a declaratory judgement that would pave the way for him to regain ownership of the songs he created as part...

First Footage Of The Beatles Unearthed In Police Film

The Liverpool Police film, discovered recently by Peter Hodgson and posted on Facebook, appears to feature John Lennon, Paul MCCartney and his brother Michael, who tells the Liverpool Echo he wouldn't be surprised...

The Chainsmokers Join The Beatles And Bee Gees With Triple Top 10s In U.s.

The duo's new Coldplay collaboration, Something Just Like This, has shot into the top five at five, while the pair's Paris dips to seven and Closer, which spent 12 weeks at number one,...

Cilla Black's Son Launching Search For Star Of Mother's Musical

Robert Willis revealed on Thursday (02Mar17) that producers will be holding open auditions in a bid to discover the perfect person to play British icon Cilla in a musical opening in her home...

Paul Mccartney Honours George Harrison On His Birthday

The Fab Four legend took to social media on Saturday (25Feb17) to mark the occasion with an old snap of the pair during a recording session. "My lovely friend George," the 74-year-old...

Anais Gallagher And Noel Gallagher Have Shoe Spats

Anais Gallagher and her dad Noel Gallagher ''clash'' over which shoe brand is the best.The 17-year-old model, who was signed to Select Model Management at the age of just 12, is the face of sports...

George Michael Resurrected At Brits For Duet With Chris Martin

George Michael was resurrected at the 2017 BRIT Awards to duet with Chris Martin as the Coldplay frontman paid tribute to the late music legend.The BRITs remembered the 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker - who tragically passed...

Rihanna Breaks U.s. Chart Tie With Michael Jackson

Love on the Brain has jumped up five spots to number eight on the new countdown, breaking a tie with Michael Jackson for the third most top 10 songs. She now has...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite In Studio

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have reunited in the studio.The Beatles legends sent fans into a frenzy about a reunion of the iconic group on Monday (20.02.17), as the only two surviving members, but...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite For Studio Session

The two surviving members of The Beatles met up at Ringo's home studio in Los Angeles on Sunday (19Feb17), with the drummer, 76, posting a picture of himself and his former bandmate on...

Roy Orbison's Son Grabs Film Rights To Life Story Of The Beatles' Lost Drummer

Jim Berkenstadt's The Beatle Who Vanished chronicles the life of Jimmie Nicol, who briefly stepped in for Ringo Starr when he was hospitalised in 1964 for tonsillitis and pharyngitis. Nicol performed 10...

Yoko Ono Developing Film About Romance With John Lennon

The Japanese artist was married to The Beatles icon from 1969 until his tragic death in 1980, when he was shot dead by deranged fan Mark David Chapman outside the couple's New York...

David Bowie Honoured With Stamp Collection

David Bowie will be honoured with a set of stamps.The late singer's life as ''one of the most influential music and cultural figures of all time'' will be celebrated with a collection of 10 stamps,...

Paul Mccartney Files Lawsuit Against Sony For Beatles Songs Publishing Rights

In what is hotting up to be one of the most significant music industry legal battles in recent memory, Sir Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit against Sony ATV hoping to regain his copyright share...

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