Artists have held grievances for not getting paid enough from these sites which could have made McCartney to pull off all his albums from all other streaming sites as well. A spokesperson from Rhapsody has also confirmed this development that all the music of the artist has been removed from their service.
Apple customers will have the opportunity to watch a free stream of McCartney performance of his latest album Kisses on the Bottom via their two services in the form of the Apple settop box and the iTunes. The performance scheduled for 9th February at 10pm EST will be a treated for the fans of his music and is slated for live streaming from Capitol Studios. Some of the songs included in the latest album consist of McCartney’s version of 16 standards that were popular during his youth such as “My Valentine”, “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate and “It’s Only a Paper Moon. Performances from heavyweights like Stevie Wonder and Eric Clapton feature in the album as well as backup vocals from Dianna Krall.
The Diamond Jubilee celebration of Queen Elizabeth II which takes place in June will witness the attendance and performance from some of the biggest celebrities and well known personalities such as Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney. They are among many other high profile guest with the title of Dame and Sir that will be a part of the huge celebrations. The concert on June 4 will also include performances by Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones and Sir Paul McCartney among many others.