In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, The Goonies alum dished:
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We're just lucky the collab happened anyways!!
Paul McCartney appeared on BBC Radio 4's show Mastertapes to discuss his career with host John Wilson, and over the course of a 45-minute interview where the former Beatles singer revealed so much about his life and times, he also tipped off one VERY inneresting modern day tidbit!
McCartney revealed to Wilson that All Day — the hugely popular track on Kanye West's The Life Of Pablo — nearly never made it to the public after the rock star was advised by Oprah Winfrey, of all people, NOT to work with Yeezy!
Oprah had gotten on Paul's case because, as he tells it, she didn't approve of 'Ye's use of the 'n-word,' and she strongly angled McCartney not to collaborate with the rapper.
The British musician revealed:
But Paul McCartney saved his tribute to the Purple One for his Wednesday concert, because he was playing in the late icon's hometown of Minneapolis!
Kicking off the first of his two-night stop at the Target Center in Minnesota, the former Beatle stood in front of Prince's famous symbol while rocking out to a rendition of Let's Go Crazy.
After the performance, the 74-year-old dedicated the show to "the late, great Prince," telling the audience:
"Here's to the man. Loved that guy. Thank you, Prince, for writing so many beautiful songs, so much music. And he's your guy."
This touches our hearts!
Ch-ch-check out McCartney's AH-Mazing hometown tribute (below)!
Taylor Swift had one hell of a 2015!
With the mega success of her Grammy-winning album 1989, and her epically lucrative 1989 World Tour, the New Romantics songstress was the top earner of last year!
Swifty absolutely slayed the competition, earning a whopping $73.5 million largely thanks to her tour — which cashed in $61.7M for her 2015 haul.
But other factors like album sales and streaming sales helped — and even Ryan Adams' 1989 cover album helped make the pop star the top earner of publishing royalties!
While Swift's success isn't that surprising, the rest of the top ten earners may be…
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This is going to be legendary!
The rumored mega concert featuring Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan is officially a go, as the music legends confirmed they will be coming together for a once-in-a-lifetime event called Desert Trip!
The iconic and influential artists will be joined by Neil Young, Roger Waters, and The Who for a three-night concert in Indio, California this October!
Located at the home of Coachella, each of the rock and roll legends will play a full set — easily making this the can't-miss musical event of the century!
With performances starting after sunset, the concert will kick off on October 7 with the Stones and Bob Dylan and His Band, followed on October 8 by the former Beatles singer and Neil Young + Promise of the Real — then Roger Waters and The Who will be closing the concert on October 9.
The best part is, the epic event isn't as pricey as you might think. General admission for a single day pass is only $199 — no, you ain't desert tripping!
All tickets go on sale Monday, May 9 at 10 a.m. PT at DesertTrip.com — ch-ch-check out the prices and announcement video (below)!
Move over, Keith Richards! You're not the only British rock legend who dabbles in piracy!
Beatles co-founder Paul McCartney is getting in on the fun too, as he's filming a brief appearance in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales!
And he's boarding late!
The fifth installment in the Disney ride-turned-film franchise, set to bow in Summer 2017, has already wrapped principal photography with returning stars Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Geoffrey Rush.
But apparently directors Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning are adding one more scene with the FourFiveSeconds singer.
We have no idea what it could be, but considering it's after the fact we're guessing Disney is bringing the Marvel Studios post-credit scene to the open sea.
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We've lost a legend.
One of the most famous music producers, Sir George Henry Martin, also known as the "Fifth Beatle", has passed away at 90.
Martin was of course most famously known for signing The Beatles in 1962 to Parlophone Records when the company was mainly focusing on jazz and comedy.
George ended up going on to produce and arrange almost all of the Fab Four's songs during his career, that lasted more than six decades. Overall, the late producer helped create 23 number-one hits in the U.S. and 30 number one hit singles in the U.K.!
Though there aren't many details regarding the legend's passing, Beatles member Ringo Starr took to Twitter to confirm the death by sharing: