McCartney Gets Gershwin Prize

Award has previously been given to Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.

 Ex-Beatle and music legend Paul McCartney will receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, a US Library of Congress honor that has been bestowed on stars like Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder.

The prize is named for US composer brothers George and Ira Gershwin, many of whose original works are part of the Library's huge collection.

Read more at Agence France Presse.