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Grammys finale: Dave Grohl, Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails teaming up

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl performs at the Global

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Not sure whether this is actually supposed to still be a Grammy ceremony secret -- like, you know, whether Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will perform together or Madonna is going to appear -- but as of Tuesday morning, word is out about how the awards show will end Sunday night.

The finale will feature nominee Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl alongside the Queens of the Stone Age and Nine Inch Nails,...

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Paul McCartney plays Queens high school

Paul McCartney promotes his forthcoming album "New" with

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Paul McCartney faced a crowd of screaming teens in Queens again.

But unlike the first time — nearly 50 years ago, when 3,000 of them skipped school to greet The Beatles at John F. Kennedy Airport — Wednesday's event was part of the curriculum. McCartney was the special guest at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, as the school's founder Tony Bennett watched from the wings, for...

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'12-12-12' documentary gets theatrical release

Paul McCartney at the 12-12-12 The Concert for

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The concert documentary “12-12-12,” which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Madison Square Garden benefit for victims of superstorm Sandy, will get a theatrical release on Nov. 1.

Featuring A-list performers including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Billy Joel and The Who, the “12-12-12” concert raised more than $50 million in one night for the Robin Hood Foundation,...

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