Taylor Swift has the number one album in the country:
Taylor Swift’s Evermore album holds atop the Billboard 200 chart for a second week, as the set earned 169,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Dec. 24 (down 49%), according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. The album opened at No. 1 a week ago with 329,000 units.
Paul McCartney topped the sales only chart:
The album was available in more than 10 vinyl variants, which combined to sell nearly 32,000 copies in its first week – the third-largest sales week for a vinyl album since Nielsen Music/MRC Data began electronically tracking music sales in 1991. Only the debut weeks of Jack White’s Lazaretto (40,000) and Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy (34,000) were larger.
Ringo Starr has released a new single called “Here’s to the Nights.” It features Paul McCartney, Diane Warren, Joe Walsh, Corinne Bailey Rae, Eric Burton (Black Pumas), Sheryl Crow, Finneas, Dave Grohl, Ben Harper, Lenny Kravitz, Jenny Lewis, Steve Lukather, Chris Stapleton, and Yola. Read More “Ringo Starr – “Here’s to The Nights””
Paul McCartney is releasing a new children’s book called Hey Grandude. He’s released a video trailer promoting it. It’ll be released in September but pre-orders are now up.
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According to ET Canada, Paul McCartney plays drums on one of the Foo Fighters’ new songs:
Paul McCartney plays drums on one of our songs. He’s a pal. We’ve known him for a long. He’s great. He’s the most wonderful person in the world. He’s a great guy,” Grohl said.
“He hadn’t even heard of the song. He comes in and Dave picked up an acoustic and showed him real quick. He sat on his special drum set that his tech set up for him. I sat there with a drumstick conducting. He did two takes.”
Paul McCartney joined The Killers on stage for a surprise performance of “Helter Skelter” at a private New Years Eve party over the weekend. You can check out a few fan shot videos below.
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