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Zsa Zsa Gabor Celebrates 25th Wedding Anniversary

15th August 2011

Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hollywood actress who has endured numerous health problems in recent years, celebrated her silver wedding anniversary on Sunday (14th August 2011). 94-year-old Gabor and her husband Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt held...

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Producer Quincy Jones Launches New Music Venture

31st May 2011

Veteran producer Quincy Jones has launched a new venture to promote music throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa.The 27-time Grammy Award winner, the mastermind behind Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Marvin Gaye's commercial successes,...

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Quincy Jones Gives Up Alcohol To Slim Down

4th May 2011

Legendary music mogul Quincy Jones has quit alcohol in his bid to lead a healthier lifestyle and slim down.The iconic producer and musician, 78, is already beginning to see results within eight weeks of cutting...

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Jones Was Up For Moulin Rouge Role

17th March 2011

Quincy Jones' actress daughter Rashida Jones has revealed she was in the running to play the lead in Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! - until Nicole Kidman expressed interest in the musical role.The TV star admits...

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Beckhams Make P. Diddy Broody

28th January 2011

P. Diddy has been inspired to have another baby by David and Victoria Beckham.The 'Coming Home' rapper - who already has five children, Justin, 17, Christian, 12, Chance, four, and four-year-old twins D'Lila Star and...

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Fuqua On The Hunt For Newcomers To Play Pinkett And Jones

21st January 2011

Moviemaker ANTOINE FUQUA is on the hunt for talented unknowns to portray JADA PINKETT and QUINCY JONES' daughter KIDADA as he attempts to put slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's life on the big screen.Insiders close to...

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Ne-yo No Interested In 'Michael'

21st December 2010

Ne-Yo doesn't want to hear the posthumous Michael Jackson album. The 'Beautiful Monster' singer had written a number of tracks destined for the late star's comeback album - none of which were recorded before the...

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Quincy Jones Gave Amy Winehouse A Rat Recipe

18th December 2010

Quincy Jones once gave Amy Winehouse a rat recipe.The legendary producer - who has worked with some of the world's biggest stars - urged the 'Rehab' singer to cook the unusual dish during one of...

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Joel Madden Shocked By Elephant At Wedding

16th December 2010

Joel Madden had no idea there would be an elephant at his wedding. The Good Charlotte frontman married fashion designer-and-TV star Nicole Richie, his girlfriend of four years, in front of 130 close friends and...

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Nicole Richie Had 'Magical' Wedding

15th December 2010

Nicole Richie's wedding was "magical". The fashion designer-and-TV star married Joel Madden, her boyfriend of four years, in front of 130 close friends and family at Nicole's father Lionel Richie's vast Beverly Hills estate on...

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Nicole Richie Wore Three Dresses At Wedding

13th December 2010

Nicole Richie wore three dresses on her wedding day.The fashion designer-and-TV star donned a trio of gowns by Marchesa when she married Joel Madden on Saturday (11.12.10), in a ceremony attended by her godfather Quincy...

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Kanye West 'Just A Rapper'

23rd November 2010

Kanye West is "just a rapper" according to Quincy Jones. Despite the 'Runaway' hitmaker being one of the most sought after producers of the last decade and achieving huge critical and commercial success, legendary producer...

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The Things They Say 19161

23rd November 2010

"He's just a rapper. There's no comparison. I'm not putting him down or making a judgement or anything, but we come from two different sides of the planet. I spent 28 years learning my first...

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The Things They Say 19160

23rd November 2010

"I think in 10 months to a year, the record industry is going to be in trouble. Big trouble. It's all 95 or 99 per cent piracy." Veteran record producer QUINCY JONES predicts a dismal...

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Jones Blasts Record Executives For Jackson Album Release

22nd November 2010

Veteran music producer QUINCY JONES has blasted record executives behind the release of the first posthumous MICHAEL JACKSON album, insisting the King of Pop would not have wanted his unfinished songs to hit shelves.Bosses at...

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Quincy Jones Not Thanked By Jacksons

20th November 2010

Quincy Jones was never thanked by the Jackson family for his work with Michael Jackson.The producer worked with the late singer on his most successful albums 'Off The Wall', 'Thriller' - the biggest selling album...

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Quincy Jones Will Never Get Over Jackson

3rd November 2010

Quincy Jones will never get over the death of Michael Jackson.The legendary producer - who worked with the 'King of Pop' on his most successful albums: 'Bad', 'Thriller' and 'Off The Wall' - was meant...

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Jones And Shriver Honoured For Charity Work

25th October 2010

Superproducer QUINCY JONES and ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's wife MARIA SHRIVER were honoured for their charity work at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles on Saturday night (23Oct10).Celebrities including Rod Stewart, Halle Berry, Jane Fonda and Tom...

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Jones Leads Tributes To Music Pioneer Griffey

30th September 2010

Superproducer QUINCY JONES is leading tributes to S.O.L.A.R. Records founder RICHARD 'DICK' GRIFFEY, who died on Friday (24Sep10), aged 71.The music pioneer, who created the R&B label in the 1970s, passed away at a rehabilitation...

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'Alien' Amy Winehouse

28th September 2010

Quincy Jones says Amy Winehouse is so talented she is "from another planet".The legendary producer - who worked on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller', the largest selling album of all time - said he was lucky to...

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Amy Winehouse Makes U-turn On Ronson

21st September 2010

Amy Winehouse has taken back comments about Mark Ronson being "dead" to her, now claiming she "loves" him. The 'Rehab' singer made a statement on twitter this weekend, saying she believed the producer was taking...

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Amy Winehouse Blasts Ronson

20th September 2010

Amy Winehouse says Mark Ronson is "dead" to her.The 'Rehab' singer - who worked with producer Mark on breakthrough album 'Back To Black' in 2006 - lashed out at him on twitter, accusing him of...

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Quincy Jones Loves 'Naughty' Amy

11th September 2010

Quincy Jones likes "naughty" girls.The legendary music producer - who is famous for his work on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' album - admits that he loves bad girls like Amy Winehouse and Naomi Campbell. Speaking about...

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Jackson Fired Quincy Jones

10th September 2010

MICHAEL JACKSON fired longtime friend and collaborator QUINCY JONES after the producer tried to turn him into a rapper.The pair worked together on Jackson's albums, Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad, but their relationship soured...

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Quincy Jones Kicked Into Touch

10th September 2010

Michael Jackson fired Quincy Jones because he thought the producer was out of touch. The music veteran - who produced the singer's breakthrough 'Off The Wall' album and 'Thriller', the biggest selling album of all...

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Winehouse Records Gore's It's My Party For Quincy Jones Tribute

9th September 2010

AMY WINEHOUSE has reteamed with DJ/producer MARK RONSON to put her spin on LESLEY GORE's tale of heartache IT'S MY PARTY for a new QUINCY JONES tribute album.The track will appear on the upcoming Q:...

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Michael Jackson's Death Is Blameless

9th September 2010

Quincy Jones says no one is to blame for Michael Jackson's death. The legendary producer was devastated at the loss of his close friend from acute Propofol intoxication in 2009 but insists he doesn't hold...

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Amy Winehouse's Mystery New Sound

27th August 2010

Amy Winehouse's producer doesn't even know what her new album will sound like.Mark Ronson - who worked with Amy on her breakthrough 'Back in Black' album in 2006 - said while he's recently been in...

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Amy Winehouse Not Ready To Record

6th July 2010

Amy Winehouse is yet to start working on her new album, according to Mark Ronson.The 'Rehab' singer is due to release her third LP - the follow-up to 2006's phenomenally successful 'Back to Black' -...

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Jones Is Favourite To Replace Cowell On American Idol

29th April 2010

Movie mogul QUINCY JONES has emerged as the fan favourite to replace SIMON COWELL when the Brit departs talent show AMERICAN IDOL this summer (10).America's TV Guide magazine put forward 10 potential candidates for the...

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