Brian Wilson's "Smile," a documentary about the troubled path to one of rock's most celebrated and mysterious albums, won top honors at the second annual Music DVD Awards, presented last night (March

Brian Wilson's "Smile," a documentary about the troubled path to one of rock's most celebrated and mysterious albums, won top honors at the second annual Music DVD Awards, presented last night (March 7) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The documentary, released by Rhino Entertainment, was named best of show, beating more than 100 contenders that were entered into the annual contest, produced by Home Media Retailing magazine.

Judges praised Wilson's candor in chronicling the production of the "Smile" album, which he abandoned in the late 1960s and didn't finish until recently. "Smile" also won high marks for its audio, video and technical elements.

A panel of entertainment journalists judged the contest, in which music DVDs released in calendar 2005 competed in eight categories.

Other winners included the Talking Heads' "Brick" for best DualDisc, "Paul McCartney in Red Square" for best TV concert and "Bob Dylan: No Direction Home" for best music documentary.

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