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A Paul McCartney Grammy sweep: Beatle wins all his 2014 nominations

Paul McCartney's Grammy tally at “The 56th Annual Grammy Awards” became a sweep Jan. 26 when it was announced that “Cut Me Some Slack,” on which he and former members of Nirvana performed for the “Sound City: Reel to Reel” documentary, took the Grammy for Best Rock Song. The song beat out the Rolling Stones' “Doom and Gloom,” Guy Clark Jr.'s “Ain't Messin 'Round,” “God Is Dead?” by Black Sabbath and Panic Station by Muse.

Musicians Krist Novoselic, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear accept the Best Rock Song award for 'Cut Me Some Slack' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles.
Musicians Krist Novoselic, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear accept the Best Rock Song award for 'Cut Me Some Slack' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles.Kevork Djansezian - Getty Images
Musicians Krist Novoselic, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear accept the Best Rock Song award for 'Cut Me Some Slack' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles.
Musicians Krist Novoselic, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, and Pat Smear accept the Best Rock Song award for 'Cut Me Some Slack' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

That makes five Grammy Awards the 71-year-old former Beatle won Sunday. “Sound City: Reel to Reel” also won awards for won awards for Best Music Film and Best Surround Sound Album for the “Live Kisses” video. And early in the evening, the deluxe reissue of “Wings Over America” won Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package.

McCartney will be performing on stage tonight, possibly with Ringo Starr, who's in attendance. He and Ringo will be performing together Monday at the taping of “The Night That Changed America” that will air Feb. 9 on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

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