Paul McCartney gets his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
Paul McCartney was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (2/9), with his plaque placed next to those of his Beatles bandmates John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Star.
McCartney accepted his star following a dedication by Neil Young, which can be seen in the video below. Other famous faces on hand for the event included Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, Jeff Lynne, Herbie Hancock and Joe Walsh.
McCartney told the crowd that Ringo Starr, the only other surviving member of the Beatles, was ill and was unable to attend, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Following Thursday's dedication, McCartney headed up Vine Street to the Capitol Building, where he performed most of the tracks from his new album, "Kisses On the Bottom," for an event that was streamed live on iTunes.
McCartney's schedule for the next few days remains packed. He receives the MusiCares Person of the Year award tonight (2/10) for his philanthropic and musical efforts, and he'll perform at during the Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday (2/12).