Brian Wilson

  1. Beach Boys' 50th Anniversary: How the Complex Tour Came Together

    May 29, 2012 3:00 PM EDT (Photo: Guy Webster) God only knows how challenging it was to put together the Beach Boys' 50th-anniversary tour. With multiple managers, three booking agencies and the five Beach Boys participating in the reunion -- Brian Wilson, Mike Love, ...

  2. Photos: Beach Boys' Grammy Reunion Rehearsal With Maroon 5, Foster the People

    February 10, 2012 4:30 PM EST Singers Mike Love of The Beach Boys (L) and Adam Levine of Maroon 5 perform onstage during The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards rehearsals at Staples Center on Thursday. (Photo: Rick Diamond/WireImage) The Beach Boys, Maroon 5 and Foster the People rehea ...

  3. Beach Boys Reunion Begins at Grammys, With Foster the People & Maroon 5

    February 08, 2012 5:53 PM EST The surviving members of The Beach Boys will perform together for the first time in more than 20 years at Sunday's Grammy Awards (Feb. 12) in a joint appearance with sun-drenched nominees Foster the People and Maroon 5, it was announced on We ...

  4. Beach Boys Reunite for Album, 50-Date Tour

    December 16, 2011 12:00 PM EST The surviving members of The Beach Boys are set to do it again. The legendary band and Capital Records announced on Friday that Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, along with early member David Marks, are reuniting in 2012 for an ...

  5. Exclusive: NAMM to Honor Brian Wilson For Music Education

    November 29, 2011 6:30 PM EST Brian Wilson will receive NAMM's Music for Life award for his musical achievements and support of music education. The National Association of Music Merchants president and CEO Joe Lamond will make the presentation on Jan. 18 at the Anaheim C ...

  6. Brian Wilson To Be Honored at NARM Convention Awards Dinner

    March 28, 2011 5:11 PM EDT Brian Wilson will be honored at the NARM Music Business Convention Awards Dinner finale, which will take place on the last night of the meeting, which is scheduled to run from May 10-12 in Los Angeles at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. At t ...

  7. Beach Boys' Long Lost 'Smile' Album to Be Released in 2011

    March 11, 2011 10:29 AM EST The Boys of Summer: The original "Smile" recordings from the mid-1960s will finally see the light of day. (Photo: CA/Redferns) It's an event that pop music fans have been waiting for since the Summer of Love: Capitol Records is plan ...

  8. Katy Perry: No One Suing Over 'California Gurls'

    August 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry has gone on Twitter to dismiss suggestions of any legal action over her use of lyrics similar to the Beach Boys' "California Girls" on her hit "California Gurls." Snoop Dogg says "I really wish you all coul ...

  9. Beach Boys Go After Katy Perry for 'California Gurls' Credit

    August 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Beach Boys are going after Katy Perry for using the lyrics to their classic song, "California Girls," on her new summer anthem, "California Gurls." Beach Boys members Mike Love and Brian Wilson co-wrote "California Gir ...

  10. Settlement Reached In Beach Boys Name Dispute

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The settlement of a long legal dispute over rights to the Beach Boys' name has restored good vibrations among the three surviving original members of the famed group, attorneys in the case said yesterday (March 20). The agreement, reached on ...

  11. Verve To Play Summer Eden Sessions

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Verve is the first headliner confirmed for the Eden Sessions on June 27, to be staged in the unique confines of the Eden Project eco-tourism site in Cornwall, south west England. The reunited British alternative rock act joins a swelling list ...

  12. Beach Boy Wilson Lines Up U.K. Dates

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson has unveiled three "Greatest Hits" concerts for the United Kingdom this summer. Wilson, who premiered his highly acclaimed new work "That Lucky Old Sun (A Narrative)" last September at London' ...

  13. 6 Questions With David Fishof

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Admit it. At one point or another, you’ve fantasized about jamming with your favorite rock'n'roll musician. David Fishof, a veteran of the live music biz who has worked with such acts as the Monkees and Ringo Starr, has made that dream c ...

  14. Wilson Beams On 'Lucky Old Sun' Project

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson intends to record "That Lucky Old Sun," the new work he premiered at London's Royal Festival Hall on Sept. 10, the Beach Boy legend tells Billboard.biz. Wilson admits there is no specific timetable in mind for the recor ...

  15. Mallen Litigator For Wilson

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Barry Mallen, a partner with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, won a victory for the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson in May in a suit filed by Mike Love. The suit involved a "covermount" compilation CD that a London newspaper d ...

  16. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct Wilson, Zeppelin

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame. The third annual gala will be held Nov. 14 at north London ven Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin ...

  17. U.K. Hall Of Fame To Induct Wilson, Zeppelin

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Rod Stewart will be among the acts inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall Of Fame. The third annual gala will be held Nov. 14 at north London ven Brian Wilson, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin ...

  18. Beach Boys' Love Sues Former Bandmate Wilson

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's attorney hopes the suit won't mar their good vibrations. (AP) -- Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love� ...

  19. Beach Boys Singer Mike Love Sues Brian Wilson

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Seeks 'millions of dollars in illicit profits.' Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's lawyer hopes the lawsuit won't mar their good vibrations. Love filed the lawsuit in federal c ...

  20. Studio Monitor

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson bestows a 'Smile' on ProTools at the 2005 National Assn. of Music Merchants Show. Read Chris Walsh's column. Brian Wilson bestows a 'Smile' on ProTools at the 2005 National Assn. of Music Merchants Show. Read ...

  21. Studio Monitor

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson bestows a 'Smile' on ProTools at the 2005 National Assn. of Music Merchants Show. Read Chris Walsh's column. Brian Wilson bestows a 'Smile' on ProTools at the 2005 National Assn. of Music Merchants Show. Read ...

  22. Studio Monitor

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST A look at "Brian Wilson Presents SMiLE," a Grammy Award nominee for best engineered album, non-classical. Read Chris Walsh's column. A look at "Brian Wilson Presents SMiLE," a Grammy Award nominee for best engineered album ...

  23. MusiCares To Honor Brian Wilson

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Brian Wilson is to be honored as the MusiCares 2005 Person of the Year at a dinner Feb. 11 at the Palladium in Hollywood. Brian Wilson is to be honored as the MusiCares 2005 Person of the Year. The songwriter, composer, producer and arranger -- wh ...

  24. Studio Monitor

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Recording engineer Mark Linett gives a live touch to Brian Wilson's "Smile." Read Christopher Walsh's column. Recording engineer Mark Linett gives a live touch to Brian Wilson's "Smile." Read Christopher Walsh� ...

  25. Wilson To 'Smile' On U.S. Audiences

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson will bring his long-awaited "Smile" live performances to the United States this fall, after debuting the "lost masterpiece" in concert in the United Kingdom a Former Beach Boys mastermi ...

  26. BMI Names Al Green As Icon

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Honor is part of Urban Awards in August. The Rev. Al Green will be honored as a BMI Icon at the rights group's fourth annual Urban Awards on Aug. 27 in Miami. Green joins past BMI Icon honorees that include Bill Anderson, Dolly Parton, Chuck ...

  27. Nonesuch To Release Legendary 'Smile' Album

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson revisits 'lost' Beach Boys opus. Brian Wilson revisits 'lost' Beach Boys opus. News Brian Wilson ...

  28. Nonesuch To Release Legendary 'Smile' Album

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nearly four decades after it was initially slated for release on Capitol, Brian Wilson's "lost" Beach Boys masterpiece "SMiLE" will finally be heard by the record-buying public Sept. 28, when a newly Nearly four decades af ...

  29. BMI Pop Awards Celebrate Brian Wilson

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was honored with the BMI Icon Award during the performing-rights organization's 52nd annual Pop Awards. Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was honored with the BMI Icon Award during the performing-rights org ...

  30. The Beat

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran acts including Brian Wilson and the Cure prepare to release albums on new labels. Read Melinda Newman's column. Veteran acts including Brian Wilson and the Cure prepare to release albums on new labels. Read Melinda Newman's colum ...

  31. BMI To Honor Brian Wilson At Pop Awards

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brian Wilson will be honored as the BMI Icon during the rights group's 52nd annual Pop Awards dinner May 11 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Brian Wilson will be honored as the BMI Icon during the rights group's 52nd annual Pop Awar ...

  32. Berry, Half Of Surf Duo Jan & Dean, Dies

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jan Berry, a member of the 1960s surf-music duo Jan & Dean, has died. He was 62. Berry had a seizure and stopped breathing Friday (March 26) at his Los Angeles home. He was pronounced dead that ev Jan Berry, a member of the 1960s surf-musi ...

  33. Wilson Phillips Reforms, Records

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wilson Phillips is reuniting for its first album in a dozen years. In May, Columbia Records will release "Pacific Coast Highway," a collection of cover tunes. Wilson Phillips is reuniting for its first album in a dozen years. In May, Col ...