Twenty years after he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, Sir Paul McCartney is being upgraded with a Companion of Honor award for services to music. The upgrade comes alongside J.K. Rowling for her services to literature and philanthropy, in the queen's Birthday Honors list. For their contributions...
He has been to the Palace to be honoured by the Queen before, with an MBE in 1965, but now Ringo Starr follows in the steps of Paul McCartney, and is from today Sir Richard Starkey after he was.. Source: Euronews English -
Former 'Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William on Tuesday at Buckingham Palace. The honor comes more than half a century after the legendary band first.. Source: Wochit News -
Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way, it's a fitting honour for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition. The 77-year-old Ringo Starr.. Source: Wochit Entertainment -
Ringo Starr received his knighthood at Buckingham Palace and says he was "shaky" receiving it on his own, without his band mates. Starr, 77, received the honour under his real name, Sir Richard.. Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -