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Ronson And Winehouse Reteam For Album

23rd April 2010

MARK RONSON and AMY WINEHOUSE have reunited to record an upcoming album in honour of music industry legend QUINCY JONES - two years after the pair was originally slated to start the project.The superproducer was...

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Jackson's Mentor And Duet Partner Team Up For World Expo Theme

6th April 2010

MICHAEL JACKSON's mentor QUINCY JONES and his one-time duet partner SIEDAH GARRETT are to team up for the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, China.Jones has composed the expo's theme, A Better City, A Better Life,...

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Shaun Ryder Needs 'Clean' Team

27th March 2010

Shaun Ryder insists on having a "clean living" team with him on the road. The former Happy Mondays frontman - who was renowned in the late 80s and early 90s for his excessive, drug fuelled...

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Stars Line Up For New Jones Album

10th March 2010

A host of stars including SNOOP DOGG, WYCLEF JEAN and MARY J. BLIGE are set to honour QUINCY JONES by re-recording his greatest hits for a new tribute album.Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Ludacris and Akon have...

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Ke$ha Spoils We Are The World Party

17th February 2010

KE$HA has wrecked LIONEL RICHIE and QUINCY JONES' dreams of debuting their revamped all-star WE ARE THE WORLD 25: FOR HAITI charity hit at the top of the U.S. pop charts.The party-loving pop star will...

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Jay-z Wanted No Part In We Are The World Remake

15th February 2010

Rap superstar JAY-Z turned down the opportunity to join QUINCY JONES' star-studded remake of WE ARE THE WORLD - because he didn't want to touch the classic.Legendary producer Jones teamed up with Lionel Richie, who...

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Jackson's Mum Requested His Inclusion On Haiti Track

11th February 2010

MICHAEL JACKSON's vocals were included on the remake of WE ARE THE WORLD after his mum begged LIONEL RICHIE and QUINCY JONES to involve the late King of Pop in the charity song.The Thriller hitmaker...

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Fascinating Fact 8783

3rd February 2010

"They told me, 'You're doing Bob Dylan's part,' and I was like, 'You guys are real good comedians'." LIL WAYNE was stunned when LIONEL RICHIE and QUINCY JONES asked him to re-record Dylan's line in...

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Quincy Jones' Haiti Track Recorded

2nd February 2010

Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Eminem and Bono are among stars who have recorded vocals for charity single 'We Are the World'. The song, originally a hit in 1985 for an all-star line-up led by its...

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Superstars Sing For Haiti On New We Are The World Track

2nd February 2010

Superstars of the music world united for Haiti on Monday night (01Feb10), when CELINE DION, KANYE WEST, JENNIFER HUDSON and the JONAS BROTHERS all turned out to record vocals for QUINCY JONES and LIONEL RICHIE's...

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Stars Gather At Fabled Studio To Re-record We Are The World

2nd February 2010

QUINCY JONES and LIONEL RICHIE's revamped We Are The World recording session is taking place at the same Los Angeles recording studio where the original tune was recorded 25 years ago.Stars like Akon, Jason Mraz,...

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The Things They Say 15219

31st January 2010

"I have two friends who are donating two $500,000 power generators. Another friend is going to rebuild the (presidential) palace. All his money, his crew and his design so they don't even have to think...

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Quincy Jones Will Remake The World

29th January 2010

Quincy Jones will re-record charity single 'We Are the World' on Monday (01.02.10).The legendary producer will be meeting with a host of music stars in Los Angeles at the start of next week to re-interpret...

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Richie & Jones To Re-record We Are The World

21st January 2010

Legendary music producer QUINCY JONES is re-teaming with LIONEL RICHIE to record an updated version of their star-studded 1985 hit WE ARE THE WORLD, to benefit Haitian earthquake victims.The original song, written by Jones and...

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Lionel Richie's Song For Haiti

21st January 2010

Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones are to re-record charity single 'We Are the World'.The duo - who were behind the original 1985 single - are working on a new version of the track for its...

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Fascinating Fact 8110

8th October 2009

BREAK-UP, SCARLETT JOHANSSON and PETE YORN's new album, was produced by music mogul QUINCY JONES' grandson, SONNY LEVINE.

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Michael Jackson Laid To Rest

4th September 2009

Michael Jackson has been buried.The late 'King of Pop' was laid to rest at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park last night (03.09.09), in a ceremony attended by his family and a host of celebrity friends.Among...

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Jones' Vibe Magazine Saved

13th August 2009

The urban music magazine launched by superproducer QUINCY JONES has been saved from closure.The editor of Vibe, Danyel Smith, announced in June (09) that the publication had ceased production following a dramatic fall in sales....

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Michael Jackson Mad With Bad

1st August 2009

Michael Jackson thought 'Bad' was a flop.The pop icon - who died of a suspected cardiac arrest last month - was unhappy the album failed to match the success of its predecessor, 'Thriller', despite selling...

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Jones Eyes Dad's Broadway Role

16th July 2009

Actress RASHIDA JONES is appealing to her music mogul dad QUINCY JONES to finally unveil his Broadway show - because she wants to make her New York stage debut in the play.The producer revealed last...

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Mark Ronson Doubts Jackson Effect

4th July 2009

Mark Ronson insists Michael Jackson's death won't affect the music industry.The producer says that although the passing of the 'Thriller' star - who died of a suspected cardiac arrest last week - is "tragic", it...

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Michael Jackson 'Didn't Want To Be Black'

3rd July 2009

Quincy Jones claims Michael Jackson "didn't want to be black".The music producer - who worked with the late pop icon on his iconic 'Bad', 'Thriller' and 'Off the Wall' albums - does not believe Michael...

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Jones Fights For Vibe, Plans To Make It An Online Venture

2nd July 2009

QUINCY JONES has vowed to buy back his urban music magazine VIBE, a day after bosses declared the publication is to close.The monthly mag, which Jones founded in 1993, suffered a dramatic fall in sales...

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Jones Fears Jackson Funeral Will Be A Multi-million Mess

2nd July 2009

Legendary music producer QUINCY JONES has reiterated his plans to steer clear of pal MICHAEL JACKSON's funeral - because he doesn't want to see nine million people mourning the loss of the King of Pop.Jones...

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The Things They Say 12783

1st July 2009

"He bit a hole in my daughter's hand! Rashida's hand... She was a little girl and Bubbles bit her hand." Legendary producer QUINCY JONES has mixed memories of pal MICHAEL JACKSON's beloved pet chimpanzee.

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Quincy Jones: 'Jackson Didn't Want To Be Black'

1st July 2009

MICHAEL JACKSON's longtime producer pal QUINCY JONES will go to his grave failing to understand the King of Pop's need to be as white as possible.Jones, who worked with the late pop superstar on epic...

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Vibe Mag Shuts Down

1st July 2009

The urban music magazine launched by superproducer QUINCY JONES has shut down after a dramatic fall in sales.Vibe magazine, founded by Jones in 1993, has ceased production following a tough few months for print publications....

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Michael Jackson Will Return To Neverland

1st July 2009

Michael Jackson's body will go on display at his beloved Neverland ranch tomorrow (03.07.09).The pop icon - who died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles home last week - is expected...

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Jones: 'I Won't Go To Jackson's Funeral'

1st July 2009

QUINCY JONES is refusing to go to MICHAEL JACKSON's funeral - because he fears he won't be able to handle the grief.The legendary music producer, who was the brains behind the King Of Pop's biggest...

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Jones' Tears During Jackson Tribute

29th June 2009

QUINCY JONES broke down in tears at a gig in London on Saturday (27Jun09) - when BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM paid an emotional tribute to MICHAEL JACKSON.The legendary music producer, who was behind the...

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