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Paul Simon Set For Bmi Honour

PAUL SIMON is set to be honoured as a BMI ICON at the upcoming 53rd BMI POP AWARDS. The singer-songwriter will receive his accolade on 17 May (05) in Los Angeles. Those who...

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed

LATEST: COLDPLAY, KYLIE MINOGUE, the WHITE STRIPES and BRIAN WILSON are among the confirmed acts for June's (05) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Somerset, England. Event organiser MICHAEL EAVIS confirmed his 2005 line-up this morning (11APR05),...

The Blues Comes To Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles' famous Sunset Boulevard is set to get a dose of the blues when legends MUDDY WATERS, ETTA JAMES, IKE TURNER and ROBERT CRAY are inducted into Hollywood's Rock Walk on the same day....

Brian Wilson To Play Roskilde

BEACH BOYS co-founder BRIAN WILSON has signed up to play at Denmark's annual ROSKILDE FESTIVAL this summer (05). Other artists scheduled to play perform at the musical spectacular, which runs from 30 June until...

Williams To Sing At Daytona 500

VANESSA WILLIAMS will get the DAYTONA 500 race off to a melodic start on Sunday (20FEB05), after signing up to sing America's national anthem. While at the Florida event, the stunning singer and actress...

Beach Boy Brian's Dirty Trick On His Dad

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON was once beaten by his father for serving him a lump of his own excrement on a plate. The GOOD VIBRATIONS star played the practical joke on his...

Stars Come Out For Brian Wilson

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS thrilled BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON on Friday night (11FEB05), by opening his MusiCares gala with a cover of I GET AROUND. The California rockers were among the stars paying...

Big Bang For The Grammys

Sunday's (13FEB05) 47th GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony will kick off in spectacular style with back-to-back performances from five of the top nominees. GWEN STEFANI, MAROON 5, BLACK EYED PEAS, LOS LONELY BOYS and Scottish rockers...

Grammy Stars Sign Up For Tsunami Relief Track

BONO, STEVIE WONDER, ALICIA KEYS and BRIAN WILSON are among the stars slated to perform THE BEATLES tune ACROSS THE UNIVERSE at the upcoming GRAMMY AWARDS to help raise more cash for the tsunami relief...

Brian Wilson Searches For Lost Cellist

Former BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has launched a desperate bid to find a cellist pal lost in the wake of the tsunami tragedy in South Asia. Swedish musician MARKUS SANDLUND joined the pop...

Cave Tops Mojo Albums List For 2004

NICK CAVE + THE BAD SEEDS' double album ABATOIR BLUES/THE LYRE OF ORPHEUS (corr) has topped respected British music magazine MOJO's Album of The Year list. The Australian torch singer's album beat FRANZ FERDINAND's...

Foxx Beats Depp To Magazine Actor Honour

JAMIE FOXX is well on his way to his first OSCAR after beating out JOHNNY DEPP for Movie Actor of The Year in American magazine ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY's 2004 Reader's Poll. Foxx, who has won many critics'...

Waits Tops Alternative Rock Mag's 2004 List

TOM WAITS' REAL GONE has been picked as the Album of 2004 by the editors of influential American alternative rock magazine HARP. The acclaimed album beat BRIAN WILSON's SMILE and UH HUH HER by PJ HARVEY...

Wilson's Birthday Cake Addiction

Legendary rocker BRIAN WILSON's weight exploded in the years after his failed first attempt to complete the SMILE recordings - because he was eating too many "birthday cakes". The BEACH BOYS star spiralled into...

Wilson Offers Fans The Chance To Direct His Video

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON is inviting fans to direct his next video. The singer, who is currently in the midst of minor comeback, has offered fans the chance to enter a contest...

Brain Wilson Scared Of Surfing

BEACH BOYS superstar BRIAN WILSON refuses to go surfing despite writing some of his most famous tunes about the water sport. The legendary musician - who scored hits with songs like SURFIN' USA and...

Brian Wilson Handed Musicares Honour

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has been named the recipient of the 2005 MUSICARES Person of the Year honour. The DON'T WORRY BABY singer will be honoured at the American Recording Academy's 15th annual...

Beach Boys' Love Debunks Villain Reputation

THE BEACH BOYS star MIKE LOVE laughs off the myth he made fellow singer BRIAN WILSON's life hell. The I GET AROUND musician, 63, is confused by his villainous reputation within the legendary band,...

Love Doubts Smile Will Be A Match For Beach Boys

BEACH BOY MIKE LOVE has dismissed BRIAN WILSON's contemporary take on legendary 'lost' album SMILE, insisting the collection would have sounded better if the original band had recorded it. The Beach Boys began working...

Love Not Bitter Over Beach Boy 'Myths'

BEACH BOY MIKE LOVE is comfortable with his negative reputation as the bandmember who pushed for the abandonment of the group's legendary lost album SMILE. Love, 63, has been widely criticised in rock circles...

Ashlee Simpson's Fans Offered Alternatives

Talk of ASHLEE SIMPSON's lip-syncing scandal has been revived after a group stepped forward to offer her fans "real" music in exchange for her debut album AUTOBIOGRAPHY. New York's HOPE (HORRIFIED OBSERVERS OF PEDESTRIAN...

Hayes To Be Honoured

Soul star ISAAC HAYES will be inducted into Hollywood's Rockwalk tomorrow (04NOV04). The singer's handprints and signature will be placed outside of the Guitar Center on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. Other music stars to...

Beach Boys Wait 37 Years To Release Album

The BEACH BOYS have waited a staggering 37 years to release their legendary lost album SMILE because it was too ahead of its time - and they're anxious about its reception when it hits record...

Mccartney And Wilson Unite For New Album

Rock legends SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and BRIAN WILSON are joining forces to record a new album together. The pair decided to create a new LP after the former BEATLE assisted ex-BEACH BOY Wilson on...

Wilson Ends Legal Fights With Former Doctor

BRIAN WILSON and his wife MELINDA have ended years of legal strife with the BEACH BOYS star's former psychologist EUGENE LANDY, after agreeing to put the rocker's years of hell behind them. Wilson's first...

Wilson's Hallucinations Tell Him He Will Die

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON receives death threats daily - from voices in his own head. The eccentric rocker, who has suffered from auditory hallucinations for the past two decades, is only left alone...

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