McCartney To Receive Gershwin Prize, Special Concert


Paul McCartney will be feted as the third recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, following previous winners Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder. McCartney will be honored with a special concert on June 2 at the White House (airing July 28) featuring stand up from Jerry Seinfeld, as well as performances of McCartney songs by Wonder, Elvis Costello, Faith Hill, Jack White, Emmylou Harris, Herbie Hancock, Corinne Bailey Rae and - presumably at Malia and Sasha’s request - the Jonas Brothers. [Variety]