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 gala in Los Angeles in February (01FEB05).

MusiCares Foundation and Recording Academy president NEIL PORTNOW says, "He embodies the positive spirit that comes from dedication, perseverance and creative brilliance... Brian and his music have the power to reach listeners across generations and deliver a musical experience that is timeless and unforgettable."

01/12/2004 22:01