Stars to Shine for McCartney at White House

A host of celebrity entertainers will celebrate Paul McCartney's Gershwin Prize at the White House.

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Paul McCartney will receive the third Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress, which is awarded to musicians whose lifetime contributions in the field of popular song exemplify the standard of excellence associated with the legendary American songwriting team of George and Ira Gershwin.
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The Jonas Brothers,
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Faith Hill,
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Stevie Wonder
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and Jerry Seinfeld
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are among an all-star lineup that will honor McCartney June 2 with a concert in the East Room of the White House.
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Performers announced Monday also will include White Stripes singer and guitarist Jack White,
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Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl,
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singer Emmylou Harris,
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Elvis Costello and others.
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Last year, President Barack Obama presented Wonder with the nation's highest award for pop music.
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Paul Simon won the first Gershwin prize in 2007.
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The concert for McCartney will be televised July 28 nationwide on PBS.
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