London, May 5 (IANS) Beatles legend Paul McCartney was on Friday made Companion of Honour by Queen Elizabeth in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
The musician and songwriter, 75, was presented the award for services to music, 20 years after he was knighted by the Queen, reported dailymail.co.uk.
Accompanied by his wife Nancy Shevell, 58, McCartney wore a tailored navy double-breasted suit, custom-made by his fashion designer daughter Stella, 46.
Paying tribute to his late parents, McCartney said in a statement: “I see this as a huge honour for me and my family and I think of how proud my Liverpool mum and dad would have been to see this.”
Stella paid tribute to her father via her Instagram page.
She wrote: “Dad, a proud daughter on every level. What you have achieved as a creative soul on this earth has inspired so many millions and touches your baby girls heart with love and hope.
“Love is all you need and you got it from all your family today as you receive this incredible honour.”