Media: the drummer of the Beatles will make the knights

© AFP 2017 / Paul EllisБританский musician Ringo Starr. Archival photoMedia: the drummer of the Beatles will make the knights© AFP 2017 / Paul Ellis

British musician, drummer of the Beatles Ringo Starr will be awarded the title of knight, according to the publication the Sun.

According to the newspaper, the musician will receive a knighthood for contributions to music and charity. Annual awarding ceremony of New Year Honours will be held on 1 January at Buckingham Palace.

It is noted that the last time in the Palace of the musician was in 1965, when he received the order of the British Empire.

Earlier, another member of the group Paul McCartney was awarded knight bachelor and knight of the order of the British Empire.

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