Sir Paul McCartney is set to become the latest recipient of France's top cultural honour.
French President Francois Hollande will pin a Legion of Honour medal on the former Beatle at a special ceremony later this month (08Sep12).
Past recipients include Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, and Lenny Kravitz, who was handed the medal in November (11).
This year's (12) honourees have included movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and Salma Hayek.