Paul McCartney

Krist Novoselic Joins Paul McCartney for ‘Helter Skelter’ Performance in Seattle

If you're a rock musician, technically, you don't have to ask the surviving members of Nirvana for permission to perform in Seattle, but it's respectful…
Andrew Unterberger / April 18, 2016

Coachella Organizers Round Up Dylan, McCartney, the Stones, and More for a Historic Festival

Goldenvoice, also known as the organizers behind Coachella, are planning a giant, historic festival featuring some of the biggest, most iconic names in rock music:…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

Legendary Beatle Paul McCartney to Appear in Fourth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Sequel

Paul McCartney, iconic member of the legendary Beatles, is going to appear in the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie. According to Deadline, the 73-year-old will make a cameo…
James Grebey / March 24, 2016

R.I.P. George Martin, One of the Greatest Producers in Rock History, 1926 – 2016

George Martin, the man who signed and produced the most important band in rock'n'roll history, died last night at the age of 90. Martin's U.K.
Andrew Unterberger / March 9, 2016

Tyga Denied Paul McCartney, Beck, and Taylor Hawkins Entry to His Grammys Afterparty

Paul McCartney. Beck. Taylor Hawkins. Separately you have three of rock and pop's biggest hit-makers, responsible for decades of pure musical bliss; together, you have…
Brennan Carley / February 16, 2016

In Defense of Kanye West’s 2015

Last night, the rapidly approaching February 11 release date for Kanye West's long-awaited Swish album finally felt real, when 'Ye tweeted a pic of the album's ten-track…
Andrew Unterberger / January 25, 2016

Paul McCartney Remembers the ‘Great Laughs’ He Shared With David Bowie

Following the sad news of David Bowie's death late Sunday night, Sir Paul McCartney posted a brief remembrance of their friendship on his Instagram. Along…
Harley Brown / January 11, 2016

The 25 Best Dance Remixes of 2015

This year, remixes ruled. DJ Snake slung AlunaGeorge's "You Know You Like It" to the top of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart by subbing treble for subtle…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney Performed ‘Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town’ Together on ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live celebrated their last episode before a holiday break in grand fashion, with an episode hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2015

Paul McCartney and Beck Perform ‘I’ve Just Seen a Face’

Sir Paul McCartney and Beck performed together last night for PETA's 35th anniversary gala in Hollywood, where they sang a handful of recognizable Beatles songs:…
Rachel Brodsky / October 1, 2015

Paul McCartney, Colbie Caillat, and Fergie Made the World’s Worst ‘We Are the World’

Why is every star-studded charity song so embarrassing? Such was the punchline of a memorable 30 Rock bit that enlisted Norah Jones, Talib Kweli, Cyndi…
Colin Joyce / September 8, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN headed to the Windy City this past weekend for Lollapalooza 2015, where we caught sets by legends like Paul McCartney and Metallica, alongside rising talent like…
SPIN Staff / August 3, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: The Best Things We Saw On Friday

Know this: Life hasn't begun until you witness Sir Paul McCartney singing "Live and Let Die" while fireworks explode out of the stage. That's what we…
SPIN Staff / August 1, 2015

Paul McCartney and Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard Duetted on the Beatles’ Get Back’

During musical legend Paul McCartney's headlining Lollapalooza set last night, the Beatle brought out Alabama Shakes frontman Brittany Howard for a performance of his hit…
Brennan Carley / August 1, 2015

Dave Grohl Joined Paul McCartney For a Performance of ‘I Saw Her Standing There’

Proving he's been up to more than just palling around with Kanye, Paul McCartney's getting ready to kick off a big U.S. tour. But before…
Colin Joyce / May 24, 2015

Paul McCartney Compares Kanye West Collaborations to Writing With John Lennon

Following on the success of their hits "Only One" and "FourFiveSeconds," Paul McCartney has finally opened up about his experiences working with Kanye West. In…
Colin Joyce / May 2, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Metallica, the War on Drugs, and More

The lineup for this year's Lollapalooza festival has been announced and Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine, and Sam Smith are headlining the bill.
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2015

Dave Grohl and Beck Will Play the 2015 Rock Hall Induction

Dave Grohl, Beck, and John Legend will perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony next month. The Foo Fighters frontman will…
James Grebey / March 18, 2015

‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary Special: Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, and More Guest

This season of Saturday Night Live marks the legendary sketch comedy show's 40th anniversary and Sunday was finally the date to celebrate. In addition to…
Colin Joyce / February 16, 2015

The 2015 Grammy Performances, Ranked From Worst to First

As much as the Grammys-related conversation today may be about the winners and losers (and Kanye's responses to them, or lack thereof), one thing was…
Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2015
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