The Beach Boys legend is presented with another accolade...

BRIAN WILSON it to be honoured by the RECORDING ACADEMY in the US.

The Beach Boys legend will be honoured as the MusiCares 2005 Person Of The Year at a special tribute dinner, concert and silent auction early next year (February 11).

The event is held during the week of the Grammy Awards, which take place this year on February 13.

A spokesperson for the event said: “We take great pride and joy in saluting Brian Wilson. He embodies the positive spirit that comes from dedication, perseverance and creative brilliance; his contributions to the evolution of music are both legendary and profound.

“Brian and his music have the power to reach listeners across generations and deliver a musical experience that is timeless and unforgettable.”