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BTS Billboard Music Awards 2017

BTS Success Compared To 'The Beatles' Superstardom

Headlines 05.30.17 | 09:14AM EDT

Billboard was one of the chief witnesses to BTS' rise to superstardom and it came as no surprise that experts from the prestigious music chart would air their take on the K-pop group's popularity. Pundits have compared BTS' appeal to the charisma of music legends The Beatles.

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The Beatles For Sale: First Beatles Contract Sells for $75,000 At Auction in New York; Contract Predates Ringo Starr [VIDEO]

Trending News 09.20.15 | 09:26AM EDT

The Beatles For Sale: The Beatles' first recording contract was sold at auction in New York for $75,000. It was released under the band name Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers, but caught the attention of Brian Epstein, who became the band's manager. The six-page contract allowed the Beatles to record as Tony Sheridan's backup band under the name The Beat Brothers. They recorded an album and the single "My Bonnie."

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Beatles For Sale: Heritage Auctions Puts The Beatles First Record Contract On The Block; Beatles Contact Predated Ringo Starr [VIDEO]

Trending News 08.20.15 | 11:40AM EDT

The Beatles For Sale: The Beatles' first recording contract is going under the auction block. The The Beatles signed the contract during their early days in Hamburg, Germany in order to record with Tony Sheridan. The Beatles contract was signed in 1961 by Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and then-drummer Peter Best. The Beatles contract is expected to fetch about $150,000 when it goes to auction in New York next month.

Hollywood Vampires

Paul McCartney Joins John Lennon’s Lost Weekend: Legendary Hollywood Vampires Rise Again; New Album Drops September 11

Trending News 08.05.15 | 10:18AM EDT

Paul McCartney and John Lennon, the songwriting team at the center of The Beatles, mythically almost reunited during Lennon's "Lost Weekend," the 18-month period when Lennon broke with Yoko Ono and cavorted around Hollywood with May Pang and the hardest partying rock and rollers of the mid-seventies. The group called themselves the "Hollywood Vampires." "To join the club, one simply had to out drink all of the members," Alice Cooper, a founding member of the Vampires, said.

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The Beatles Movie Help Turns 50 Years Old And Beatlemania Overtakes Madame Tussauds Orlando [VIDEO]

Trending News 07.30.15 | 12:36PM EDT

The Beatles movie "Help" turns 50 today. The second feature film by the fab four was directed by Richard Lester, who directed "A Hard Day's Night" and would direct John Lennon in the antiwar satire "How I Won the War." "Help!" was one of the most influential comedies ever made and its reverberations are still being felt today. They are being felt at Madame Tussauds.

Brain Surgery Patient Plays Guitar And Sings The Beatles During Procedure

Brain Surgery Patient Plays Guitar And Sings The Beatles During Procedure

Trendz 06.14.15 | 09:45PM EDT

What's a little brain surgery when you can play the guitar and sing throughout the procedure?

George Harrison

Recently Uncovered George Harrison Letter For Sale For $20,000; Guitarist’s Letter Details Why The Beatles Didn’t Record At Stax Studios

Trending News 05.26.15 | 09:33AM EDT

A newly discovered letter by The Beatles' George Harrison reveals why the band cancelled a recording session at the famous Stax Studios. The letter was written by George Harrison to Atlanta DJ Paul Drew in May 1966. Drew was an influential radio DJ and program director who traveled with the Beatles for their 1964 and 1965 world tour.

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Mother’s Day 2015: Five Beatles Classics Your Mother Should Know [VIDEO]

Trending News 05.10.15 | 03:34PM EDT

Mother’s Day 2015: Five Beatles Classics Your Mother Should Know

Paul McCartney Holds Concert in South Korea

Paul McCartney Performs 1st Concert In South Korea To Rain-Soaked Crowd Of 45,000

Headlines 05.05.15 | 12:32PM EDT

Sir Paul McCartney held his first concert in Seoul on May 2.

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Paul McCartney Talks Budokan Return, Kanye West As John Lennon, Let It Be As ‘Only One’ And Pulls Out ‘Another Girl’ Live For First Time [VIDEO]

Trending News 05.02.15 | 02:46PM EDT

Paul McCartney New Update: Paul McCartney returned to Tokyo Tokyo's Nippon Budokan arena almost 50 years after the Beatles braved protesters for afternoon and evening shows. Paul McCartney, 72, got to make a live debut of a song that was long overdue. This was the first time the song "Another Girl" from the album and film "Help" had been performed live.

John Lennon

John Lennon Solo Albums Remastered For Vinyl; All Eight Albums By The Ex-Beatle Available In A 9-LP Collection

Trending News 12.08.15 | 01:30AM EST

John Lennon, who started and ended The Beatles, will soon have his solo catalog remastered for the "Lennon" vinyl collection. All eight of John Lennon's solo studio albums were remastered from their original analogue masters from 96k digital files.

Ringo Starr

Ex-Beatle Drummer Ringo Starr Jokes 'It's About Time' For Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction, Finally Gets To Jam With Bill Withers

Trending News 04.18.15 | 10:58AM EDT

Ringo Starr will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist tonight. The drummer will be the last of The Beatles' to be honored individually. Starr was inducted as a member of the Beatles in 1988. John Lennon was inducted in 1994 as a solo artist. Paul McCartney got down in Cleveland in 1994. George Harrison was posthumously recognized in 2004. Ringo Starr, born Richard Starkey in the Dingle, Liverpool, England, joins tonight.

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Animal Rights Activist Paul McCartney Calls For End Of Commercial Sea Hunt; Former Beatle Says ‘Seals Are Dying A Horrible Death For Their Fur'

Trending News 04.18.15 | 10:18AM EDT

Paul McCartney was never the political Beatle. He may have spilled the beans to the journalists about the Beatles' use of LSD and asked Britain to "Give Ireland Back To the Irish," but McCartney always lived his principals more than he wrote about them. Paul treated his late wife Linda as a musician and more than a "Cook of the House," while John Lennon was vocal about inequality. But McCartney has always been a fervid animal rights activist, supporting PETA and never eating food that "had a face."

Ringo Starr

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr To Be Inducted As A Solo Artist In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Trending News 04.14.15 | 10:17AM EDT

Ringo Starr has been called the greatest drummer in rock and roll. The drummer for the biggest band in rock history, The Beatles, may not be able to read music, but his natural feel propelled the band through progressive time changes that Starr made look deceptively easy.

Witness A Wonderful Display Of Solidarity At The Charlie Hebdo Unity March In Paris

Witness A Wonderful Display Of Solidarity At The Charlie Hebdo Unity March In Paris

Trendz 01.15.15 | 10:00AM EST

Amateur video captures crowd singing to John Lennon’s classic song ‘Imagine’ at the march to honor the 17 victims of the Charlie Hebdo terror attacks. I don't know about you, but it gave me me goosebumps!

Legendary RnB Singer Joe Cocker Dies At 70

Joe Cocker Dies At 70 After A Long Standing Battle On Lung Cancer! Fellow Musicians, Celebrities And Media Personalities Pay Tribute To The Rock And Blue Singer On Social Media

Trending News 12.23.14 | 09:11AM EST

English rock and blues singer, Joe Cocker who rose to popularity in the 1960s has died aged 70. Cocker was best known for his cover of The Beatles' 'With A Little Help From My Friends' which reached number one in the UK in 1968.

Beatles Reunite in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Ringo Starr Finally Get Inducted As Solo Artist

Trending News 12.16.14 | 09:21AM EST

Beatles Reunite in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Ringo Starr Finally Get Inducted As Solo Artist

Conan O’Brien To Honor George Harrison In Weeklong Tribute On TBS: Beck, Norah Jones, And Dhani Harrison To Perform

Trending News 09.15.14 | 11:17PM EDT

George Harrison will be honored with a weeklong tribute on "Conan."

Ron Howard Earns His Beatles Wig; `Da Vinci Code' Director To Chronicle The Beatles Live Career in New Documentary [VIDEO]

Trending News 07.17.14 | 09:43AM EDT

Ron Howard Earns His Beatles Wig; `Da Vinci Code' Director To Chronicle The Beatles Live Career in New Documentary

Happy Birthday Ringo Starr! Beatles Drummer Turns 74 Today; Five Best Video Moments [VIDEO]

Trending News 07.07.14 | 02:45PM EDT

Happy Birthday Ringo Starr! Beatles Drummer Turns 74 Today; Five Best Video Moments [VIDEO]

Ringo Starr Pre-Beatle Love Letters Sell for 16,000 Pounds; Writes of Joining The Beatles; Ringo Says Paul McCartney Ready to Play; Ringo Starr All Star Tour Dates [VIDEO]

Trending News 06.28.14 | 12:15PM EDT

Ringo Starr Pre-Beatle Love Letters Sell for 16,000 Pounds; Writes of Joining The Beatles; Ringo Says Paul McCartney Ready to Play; Ringo Starr All Star Tour Dates [VIDEO]

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