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Elton John And Quincy Jones Curating Vinyl Subscription Service

The music superstars have signed up to oversee Experience Vinyl as artist-curators, alongside rapper Talib Kweli and Sean Lennon. Those who subscribe to service will be sent their chosen...

Quincy Jones Royalties Lawsuit Heading To Trial

Jones sued estate officials and Sony Music Entertainment executives in 2013, seeking upwards of $10 million (£8.1 million).He claimed the defendants re-edited songs like Billie Jean and Thriller for the This Is It...

John Legend's Role Model Is Quincy Jones

John Legend says Quincy Jones is one of his role models.The 'All Of Me' singer is hugely inspired by the legendary music producer and the pair have discussed working together in the future.Speaking about his...

Rashida Jones Attacked By Michael Jackson's Chimp

Rashida Jones was attacked by Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee.The 40-year-old actress - whose father, Quincy Jones, produced the late singer's iconic 'Off The Wall', 'Thriller' and 'Bad' albums - still has a scar from when...

Laura Mvula: 'Sometimes I Feel Like Nobody Cares'

The Green Garden singer has made a name for herself with her unique sound, earning her three BRIT nominations and two MOBO Awards. Even though she has a massive fan base, Laura isn't immune to...

Quincy Jones Pays Tribute To Rod Temperton

Quincy Jones has been left with a ''heavy heart'' following the death of Rod Temperton.It was announced on Wednesday (05.10.16) that the legendary songwriter - who penned songs including Michael Jackson's 'Thriller', 'Off The Wall'...

The Weeknd: 'Mj Is Like A Dad To Me'

The 26-year-old singer has made his admiration and respect for the late king of pop no secret, and from listening to his music it's clear The Weeknd was inspired by him. His second studio album,...

Jazz Composer And Musician David Baker Dies

The composer and musician, who founded Indiana University's jazz studies programme, died at his home in Bloomington, Indiana, on Saturday (26Mar16), the school said in a statement. His cause of death was not revealed. "His...

Bill Cosby Accusers Want Quincy Jones Deposed

A group of seven women recently filed suit against The Cosby Show star in Massachusetts federal court, accusing the comedian of calling them liars after going public with claims he drugged and/or raped...

Judge Greenlights Quincy Jones Royalties Fight

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Stern has ruled a jury should decide if the producer is owed money from his work with the King of Pop. Jones sued bosses at the...

Marlon Wayans: 'Chris Rock Should Not Step Down As Oscars Host'

Jada Pinkett Smith is boycotting Hollywood's big night because no African-American stars picked up acting nods for the second year in a row, while Spike Lee isn't attending and Quincy Jones has demanded...

Quincy Jones Threatens To Quit As Oscars Presenter

The Oscar-nominated songwriter/producer claims he was asked to present with Pharrell Williams and rapper Common at the ceremony on 28 February (16) but he plans to withdraw if he cannot address the absence...

Quincy Jones Honoured For Humanitarian Work

The songwriter and producer received the Humanitarian Award from officials at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at their gala event, where he was celebrated with special performances from Ledisi, Patti Austin, saxophonist...

Quincy Jones To Be Honoured For Philanthropic Efforts

The 82 year old will receive the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award in recognition of spearheading the production of benefit recordings for African famine relief and victims of Superstorm Sandy, which ravaged America's East...

Quincy Jones Pays Tribute To Late Phil Woods

Woods passed away in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania , aged 83, after suffering complications from emphysema, his agent Joel Chriss confirmed. The jazz saxophonist, who won four Grammy Awards during his career, worked...

Quincy Jones: 'I'm All Good After Hospitalisation'

The 82 year old was admitted to a medical facility to treat chest pains and breathing difficulties after falling sick at his home in Bel Air, California. A representative subsequently insisted Jones...

Quincy Jones Recovering After Being Rushed To Hospital

Quincy Jones is recovering after being rushed to hospital on Thursday (17.09.15).The 82-year-old music producer was taken by ambulance to a local medical facility near his Bel-Air home after suffering shortness of breath but he...

Quincy Jones Hospitalised

The 82 year old was taken to a local medical facility by ambulance on Thursday afternoon (17Sep15) to treat chest pains and breathing difficulties. He was admitted for observation, and a representative...

Quincy Jones To Be Honoured By The Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame

The 82 year old will be feted at the 2015 La Musa Awards In Miami Beach, Florida in October (15). Previous recipients of the accolade include Natalie Cole and late media mogul...

Rashida Jones Dumped Robin Thicke For R&b Star In Junior High

The former Parks and Recreation star, daughter of music superproducer Quincy Jones and model/actress Peggy Lipton, mingled in the Hollywood scene alongside Thicke, whose father Alan Thicke, was a hit TV star when...

Snoop Dogg Says Quincy Jones Is His 'Musical Father'

Snoop Dogg thinks of Quincy Jones as his ''musical father''.The 43-year-old rap star has revealed he's turned to the 82-year-old record producer - who heavily influenced the early work of Michael Jackson - as he...

Quincy Jones Never Leaves Home Without Sinatra's Ring

Jones had a special friendship with Ol' Blue Eyes and now never leaves home without the ring that bears the Sinatra family crest. He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I wear this all...

Quincy Jones: 'The Chicago Of My Youth Was A Super-tough Place'

The legendary producer spent 11 years in Chicago before his family moved to Washington, D.C. and in that decade he witnessed a lifetime of hurt, pain and violence that he'll never forget....

Quincy Jones Pays Tribute To Mentor Clark Terry

Quincy Jones has paid tribute to his mentor Clark Terry following the jazz trumpeter's death on Saturday (21Feb15).The veteran musician, who had been battling advanced diabetes in recent years, passed away less than two weeks...

Quincy Jones Receives Lifetime Award

Veteran music legend Quincy Jones was praised by Ll Cool J and Chaka Khan as he received a lifetime achievement honour on Wednesday (19Nov14).The producer was lauded at Ebony magazine's annual Power 100 Gala in...

Quincy Jones Lands Top French Honour

Veteran music legend Quincy Jones has landed France's highest cultural honour for his contribution to the arts.The producer was named a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Monday (06Oct14). Jones says...

The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

Nirvana remains to be one of the best things to come out of SeattleSeattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so it's only right that we delve into their record collection...

Quincy Jones Terrified Of Driving After Road Crash Horror

Veteran music legend Quincy Jones has never learned to drive because cheating death in a horrific traffic accident as a teenager left him severely traumatised.The producer was just 14 years old when he was caught...

Quincy Jones Blasts Michael Jackson Album

Quincy Jones has blasted the new Michael Jackson album 'Xscape'.The legendary producer - who masterminded some of the late singer's biggest hits - thinks the posthumous recording was only released to ''make money''.He said: ''It's...

Quincy Jones Slams New Michael Jackson Album

Michael Jackson's longtime producing partner Quincy Jones has criticised the decision to release a new album of the late star's previously unheard material, slamming it as a purely money-making venture.Jones, who produced Jackson's huge hit...

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