Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb of the Beegees will receive knighthood during Queen Elizabeth’s annual New Years Honours. Ringo was already knighted as a member of the beatles but is now joining Paul to be solo knighted. Now Paul no longer has to push for Ringo to become knighted, as he has jokingly said he’s done in the past.
Gibb, who was knighted with the rest of the Beegees in 2004, will be receiving the “Knights Bachelor” for his services to music and charity.
Marc Almond, Hugh Laurie, and Wiley were also named to the New Years Honour List.