Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb Among Stars Knighted in Queen's New Year's Honors

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Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb are the latest musicians to be knighted in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year’s Honors. The 77-year-old Beatles drummer and the 71-year-old Bee Gees singer received their knighthood for their service to music and charity, according to BBC. Starr first received an honor from the queen back in 1965 when he and the Beatles received an MBE, per Royal Central. He is the second Beatle to be knighted. Paul McCartney received his nearly 20 years ago. “It’s great! It’s an honor and…

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