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Brian Wilson To Receive Music Industry Honour

Beach Boys star Brian Wilson is set to be honoured for his career achievements at a top music industry event later this year (11).The legendary songwriter and band co-founder will receive the Chairman's Award for...

Who Has The Best Harmonies

Roger Daltrey reckons The Who's vocal harmonies were better than The Beach Boys'.The singer with the legendary 'My Generation' rockers performed a solo concert at London's Royal Albert Hall last night (24.03.11), where he paid...

Natalie Maines Debuts Beach Boys Cover

Natalie Maines has premiered her first new material for nearly five years.Natalie Maines, the American singer-songwriter and Dixie Chicks star, has premiered her cover of the Beach Boys classic 'God Only Knows'. Fans of the...

The Drums Return Surfing To Their Set

The Drums stopped playing their biggest hit to make a point. The US group dramatically dropped their biggest hit, 'Let's Go Surfing' from their set when they played at the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals...

Carnie Wilson Fired For Selling Cheesecake

CARNIE WILSON, the 42-year-old American singer and daughter of BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON, has been fired from a healthy diet company for selling a brand of cheesecake while simultaneously helping to promote weight loss,...

The Beach Boys Hit Back At Lip-syncing Allegations

THE BEACH BOYS frontman MIKE LOVE and keyboard player TIM BONHOMME have fired back at reports the band has taken to lip-syncing at concerts.Fans of the group accused the bandmates of miming at a high-profile...

Beach Boys Mired In Lip-sync Controversy

THE BEACH BOYS have come under fire from fans after they were accused of miming at a high-profile concert in Australia on Saturday night (23Oct10).The band, which includes founding member Mike Love, headlined the inaugural...

Elton John Spiked To Play Piano

Sir Elton John's friends once spiked his dinner with cocaine to make him play the piano all-night.In a new documentary focusing on how he became a superstar in America, the singer-and-pianist reveals his pals put...

Secret Radiohead Fan Eliza Doolittle

Eliza Doolittle is a huge Radiohead fan. The British 'Same Genes' singer said that because she is best known for upbeat, jaunty pop songs, most people don't realise how varied her musical tastes are, and...

Tony Hadley Perfoms At Chazzstock

Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Mr Hudson and The Kooks paid tribute to Charles Haddon last night (04.10.10).The musicians were part of an all star bill which came together for 'Chazzstock', to celebrate the frontman of...

Tony Hadley's Charles Tribute

Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Mr Hudson and The Kooks paid tribute to Charles Haddon last night (04.10.10).The musicians were part of an all star bill which came together to celebrate the frontman of electro pop...

Beach Boys Musical Surfing To The Big Screen

THE BEACH BOYS are surfing to the big screen in a movie musical featuring the band's classic 1960s hits.Executives at Fox 2000 Pictures have paid over $2 million (£1.3 million) for the rights to songs...

Wilson Had 104 Gershwin Songs To Choose From

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON was overwhelmed when he began work on GEORGE GERSHWIN's unfinished music - the jazz legend has left behind more than 100 incomplete songs.The trustees of the Gershwin family estate approached...

Katy Perry's Parental Compromise

Katy Perry and her parents "agree to disagree" on her sexy image. The 'Teenage Dream' star's parents Keith and Mary Hudson are Evangelical Christian pastors and while the singer - famed for her provocative image...

Beach Boy 'Brianises' Gershwin

Brian Wilson has "Brianised" the works of Gershwin for his new album. The Beach Boys songwriter is releasing an album interpreting the works of the 1920s jazz composer, including two tracks George Gershwin never completed....

Life Of Tragic Beach Boy Dennis Wilson Heading To Cinemas

Late BEACH BOYS star DENNIS WILSON is returning from beyond the grave - filmmakers RANDALL MILLER and JODY SAVIN are bringing him back to life on the big screen.The drummer and surf fanatic tragically drowned...

Katy Perry Gets Beach Boys Bother

Katy Perry is in trouble for using a lyric made famous by The Beach Boys.The 25-year-old singer used the phrase "I wish they all could be California Girls" in her single 'California Gurls' - a...

Beach Boys Not Backing Label's Action Against Perry

THE BEACH BOYS have distanced themselves from a legal complaint which takes aim at KATY PERRY over her hit single CALIFORNIA GURLS - insisting it was not their idea to threaten court action over the...

Snoop Dogg Changed California Gurls Lyric To Avoid Lawsuit

Rapper SNOOP DOGG was forced to change his verse on KATY PERRY's CALIFORNIA GURLS after the BEACH BOYS threatened to sue for referencing their original CALIFORNIA GIRLS anthem.The ageing rockers released their summer smash in...

No Plans For Beach Boys Reunion

BEACH BOYS star MIKE LOVE has dismissed reports the original members of the legendary band have scheduled a reunion concert to mark the group's 50th anniversary in 2011 - insisting "there are no big plans...

Beach Boys To Reform

The Beach Boys are to reunite for a 50th anniversary show.The 'Good Vibrations' hitmakers - who last performed together in 2006 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of their 'Pet Sounds' album -...

Beach Boys Set For 2011 Mega Show?

AL JARDINE has confirmed the original BEACH BOYS are planning a major reunion to mark the group's 50th anniversary in 2011 - and it will probably be a free extravaganza.Bandmate Mike Love recently suggested he'd...

Wilson Loves Perry's California Gurls

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has given KATY PERRY his blessing to become the girl of summer - he loves her take on his band's seasonal songs.Perry has revealed she wrote 2010 summer anthem California...

Beach Boys Pulled Stamos Through Trial Trauma

THE BEACH BOYS helped actor JOHN STAMOS get through his recent extortion trial - he imagined playing with his occasional bandmates whenever tensions rose in the court room.Allison Coss and Scott Sippola were arrested in...

Wilson To Rejoin The Beach Boys

BRIAN WILSON is rejoining THE BEACH BOYS for a tour to mark the band's 50th anniversary.The legendary songwriter will team up with the two other surviving founding members, singer Mike Love and guitarist Al Jardine,...

Katy Perry's Love Boost

Katy Perry claims love has boosted her confidence.The 'California Gurls' singer - who is engaged to Russell Brand - no longer worries about other people's opinions of her because she will always have the support...

Katy Perry Loves 'California Gurls'

Katy Perry's next single will be called 'California Gurls'.The 'Waking Up In Vegas' singer is releasing her second album this summer, and Katy wrote the first single - which is rumoured to feature rapper Snoop...

The Doors, Beach Boys & Brown Lead Grammy Hall Of Fame

Songs by THE DOORS, the BEACH BOYS and JAMES BROWN are among 25 recordings which will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.The Doors' Riders On The Storm, California Girls by the Beach Boys...

Music Mogul Burn Dies

British record mogul COLIN BURN, who worked with the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES, THE SUPREMES and THE BEACH BOYS, has died at the age of 76.Burn enjoyed a 25-year career with EMI, peaking as General...

Wilson Lands Gershwin Honour

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has been given permission to complete and record jazz legend GEORGE GERSHWIN's unfinished works by the composer's estate.The Good Vibrations hitmaker will attempt to finish a handful of compositions Gershwin...

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