Paul McCartney

Frances reveals Paul McCartney's songwriting tips

Nominated for the Brits critics' choice award and the BBC Sound of 2016, the singer has a knack for achingly beautiful ballads that tug at the heartstrings.

Songs like Let It Out and Say It Again have earned her more than 50 million streams on Spotify - and top 10 singles around the world (although not at home, thanks to the current state of the UK singles chart).

Born Sophie Frances Cooke in Berkshire, she was an aspiring violinist when her teacher sent her to see a film composer for career advice.

Paul McCartney: Yoko Ono and I are 'mates'

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Paul McCartney reflects on his career as a member of the Beatles and says he and John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, are in a good place.

Ono has long been blamed for breaking the band up after she became involved with Lennon. McCartney said the group didn't do well with her constant presence back then.