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It turns out the collaboration between Paul McCartney and Kanye West wasn't so strange after all. The former Beatle tells "The Sun" he was a little unsure about the idea at first, but the writing process involving the rapper reminded him of working with John Lennon. He says in both situations, they ended up ping-ponging ideas until they had a song. McCartney says he inspired West to pen "Only One" after telling him the story of how his mom inspired "Let It Be" after she appeared to him in a dream.
Ron Wood says bickering over money is what's holding up a Faces reunion. The Rolling Stones guitarist says he's eager to get the three surviving members together, but Rod Stewart's management is putting the brakes on it. Teamrock.com quotes Wood asking "Why can't the three surviving guys just get together and play for people?" Drummer Kenny Jones says a reunion had become more important since the death of Ian McLagan. The three co-founders played a private set in Las Vegas in January for Stewart's 70th birthday.
Van Halen is set to perform at this year's Billboard Music Awards. Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen host the live event broadcasted on ABC on May 17th. It will be their first performance on an awards show with the current lineup. They join other guests including Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith. It takes place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.