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Official UK Charts Company released a list of the best-selling musicians from the country. Band dubbed The Fab Four The Beatles emerged as number one. The Beatles managed to beat Elvis Presley and Cliff Richard are each in position two and three. Madonna was in fourth place and the next is Michael Jackson.
The Beatles had recorded 17 number one singles while Cliff Richard has 124 songs and 14 Top 40 Hits track number one. While Madonna has released over 60 singles around the Top 40 Hits in the UK. The young musicians are also involved in the list. Such as Katy Perry, Lady Gaga also David Guetta. The list really does not take a musician based on years of their existence, but how selling his work.
“The list is very interesting, Adele lost and we all had time to forget the great artists like Shakin ‘Stevens, Boney M and UB40 exist in England in the 70′s and 80′s,” said Head of Music BBC Radio 2 Jeff Smith.
Aid continued to arrive for victims of the tsunami and earthquakes in Japan. Beady Eye Band promoted by Liam Gallagher also held a charity concert. Musicians who have agreed to come show off besides Liam cs that is Richard Ashcroft, The Coral, Graham Coxon, Primal Scream and Paul Weller.
In private, the personnel Beady Eye very sorry for what happened to go through Japan. Still recorded memories of when Oasis gig in Sendai in 2002. The band formed by Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye has been recycling the Beatles song, ‘Across the Universe’. The song is dedicated to the victims of disasters in Japan.
The song was first played on Sunday (04/03/2011) yesterday at a charity event at the Brixton Academy for Tsunami Japanese in London, England. All revenue Beady Eye when playing the song will be donated to tsunami victims and reconstruction of Japan.
Not only is ‘Across the Universe’, the plan Beady Eye also will record the song ‘Let It Be’ has ever recorded the Beatles in the 1970′s. Beady Eye addition, the fund-raiser at the Brixton Academy was also enlivened by other musicians. Among other things, Paul Weller, Primal Scream and The Coral. The event was to raise funds which will be donated to the Japanese.
Former Beatle, Paul McCartney get Gershwin Prize, the highest award in the category of pop music in the United States (U.S.). The song ‘Michelle’ sung by Paul in concert award by President Barack Obama.
The award at the White House, Washington DC, lively Wednesday (06/02/2010) evening local time. Obama was joking and Paul responded with a compliment. Gershwin Prize awarded by the Library of Congress. The award was named for U.S. songwriter duo of brothers, George and Ira Gershwin (The Gershwin Brother), whose collections are stored in the library.
The Gershwin Prize was created and first awarded by the Library of Congress under the leadership of James H. Billington in 2007. The award is in recognition of the positive and profound impact on popular music culture of the world. As well as part of the mission Librabry Congress to recognize and celebrate creativity.
Paul is the third musician to receive this award. Received the first Award in 2007 Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder in 2009. Paul was the first person outside the U.S. who receive the award. Obama makes it as one ingredient in Paul’s expense. In the submission of the award, Paul had to sing a few songs of The Beatles. One of the songs the band from Liverpool, ‘Michelle’ Paul is dedicated to Obama’s wife, Michelle Obama.
In addition, ‘Eleanor Rigby’, and ‘Got to Get You Into My Life’ is also a song that get a rousing welcome at the White House. At that time, Obama called Paul as the most proficient musician who writes songs in the history of world music.