EXCLUSIVE: The real story behind Paul McCartney's supposed Grammy party snub

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Sir Paul McCartney Got Turned Away From Tyga's GRAMMYs After Party

After Sir Paul McCartney appeared to be turned away from rapper Tyga's GRAMMYs after-party at the Argyle nightclub on Monday, ET now has the full story.

A rep for the venue exclusively tells ET that the 73-year-old music icon was not denied entry into the Hollywood party.

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According to the rep, when McCartney pulled up in a car with fellow musicians Beck and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, they tried to get in through a side door but couldn't because it was an exit door that remains closed at all times.

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EXCLUSIVE: The real story behind Paul McCartney's supposed Grammy party snub
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Lady Gaga and actress Pamela Anderson attend the Absolut Elyx Hosts Mark Ronson's Grammy's Afterparty at Elyx House Los Angeles on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Absolut Elyx)
Taylor Swift and Lorde attend the Republic Records Grammy celebration at Hyde on Sunset on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Model Chrissy Teigen (L) and recording artist John Legend attend Sony Music Entertainment 2016 Post-Grammy Reception at Hotel Bel Air on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Sony Music Entertainment)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Recording artists Carrie Underwood (L) and Rachel Platten attend Sony Music Entertainment 2016 Post-Grammy Reception at Hotel Bel Air on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Sony Music Entertainment)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Brandy attends the Republic Records Grammy celebration at Hyde on Sunset on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Brooklyn Beckham arrives at Universal Music Group's 2016 GRAMMY After Party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Shawn Mendes arrives at Universal Music Group's 2016 GRAMMY After Party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Musician Florence Welch (L) and guest attend the Absolut Elyx Hosts Mark Ronson's Grammy's Afterparty at Elyx House Los Angeles on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Absolut Elyx)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Sarah Barthel attends Universal Music Group's 2016 GRAMMY After Party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Diana Gloster attends Sony Music Entertainment 2016 Post-Grammy Reception at Hotel Bel Air on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Sony Music Entertainment)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Zara Larsson attends Sony Music Entertainment 2016 Post-Grammy Reception at Hotel Bel Air on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Sony Music Entertainment)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Kacy Hill attends Universal Music Group's 2016 GRAMMY after party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
US musician Z Berg poses as she arrives to attend the Warner Music After Party, in Hollywood, California, on February 16, 2016. / AFP / TIBRINA HOBSON (Photo credit should read TIBRINA HOBSON/AFP/Getty Images)
English actress Elizabeth Henstridge attends the Warner Music After Party, in Hollywood, California, on February 15, 2016. / AFP / TIBRINA HOBSON (Photo credit should read TIBRINA HOBSON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Actress/singer Victoria Summer arrives at the GRAMMY Viewing Party hosted by Citi and OK! TV at The Grove on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Business magnate Robert Kraft (R) and a guest attend Universal Music Group's 2016 GRAMMY After Party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Musicians T.J. Osborne (L) and John Osborne attend Universal Music Group's 2016 GRAMMY After Party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Kristin Chenoweth attends Universal Music Group's 2016 GRAMMY after party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Artist Keke Palmer attends Red Light Management 2016 Grammy After Party presented by Citi at Mondrian Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Red Light Management)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Artists Smokey Jones and Ivan E attend Red Light Management 2016 Grammy After Party presented by Citi at Mondrian Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Red Light Management)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: (L-R) Recording artists Scott Hoying of Pentatonix, Carrie Underwood and Kevin Olusola and Mitch Grassi of Pentatonix attend Sony Music Entertainment 2016 Post-Grammy Reception at Hotel Bel Air on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Sony Music Entertainment)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Bella Hadid and The Weeknd attend the Republic Records Grammy celebration at Hyde on Sunset on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Recording artist Crista Ru of POWERS attends Republic Records Private GRAMMY Celebration at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on February 15, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Claire Wilkinson aka Clarity attends Republic Records Private GRAMMY Celebration at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on February 15, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Model Alessandra Ambrosio arrives at the Republic Records Private GRAMMY Celebration at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on February 15, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Alli Simpson attends Republic Records Private GRAMMY Celebration at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on February 15, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Actress Monique Zordan attends the Republic Records Grammy Celebration presented by Chromecast Audio at Hyde Sunset Kitchen & Cocktail on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Republic Records)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Recording artist Cody Simpson (L) and actor Mark Wystrach attend the Republic Records Grammy Celebration presented by Chromecast Audio at Hyde Sunset Kitchen & Cocktail on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Republic Records)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Actress Dania Ramirez attends the Republic Records Grammy Celebration presented by Chromecast Audio at Hyde Sunset Kitchen & Cocktail on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Republic Records)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Recording artist Cody Simpson attends the Republic Records Grammy Celebration presented by Chromecast Audio at Hyde Sunset Kitchen & Cocktail on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Republic Records)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: (L-R) CEO of Republic Records Monte Lipman, Recording artist Ariana Grande, and Ayman Hariri attend the Republic Records Grammy Celebration presented by Chromecast Audio at Hyde Sunset Kitchen & Cocktail on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Republic Records)
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When a security guard opened the door, the former Beatle asked, "Is this the Mark Ronson party?" When the security guard confirmed that it wasn't Ronson's party, the three artists returned to their car and left.

McCartney was later spotted at the Republic Records GRAMMY after-party alongside Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez and Lorde. McCartney's wife, Nancy Shevell, was also present.

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"Paul McCartney literally danced the night away with his wife, Nancy. So adorable," a source tells ET. "And he was surrounded by Beck, Woody Harrelson and Taylor Hawkins. The song that got him up dancing was 'FourFiveSeconds.'"

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