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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...

John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Delayed Wedding

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen had to delay their wedding. The couple married in September last year by Lake Como in Italy, but their big day didn't go according to plan as they were forced...

Peggy Lipton And Quincy Jones To Act With Daughter Rashida

Rashida Jones has recruited her real-life mother and father, Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones, to play her on-screen parents in her new Tv sitcom.The actress recently left her role on hit U.S. comedy Parks and...

Introducing: The 'Life And Times' Of Noah Francis Johnson

He may have kicked off his solo music career late in life being now in his fifties, but Cardiff-born singer Noah Francis Johnson has certainly proved that time and patience is enormously beneficial with his...

Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson Estate

Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson's estate.The music producer and close friend of the late King of Pop - who produced some of his biggest hits including 'Thriller' and 'Billie Jean' - is seeking $10...

Quincy Jones Sues For Jackson Royalties

Legendary producer Quincy Jones is suing bosses at Sony and Michael Jackson Productions, accusing them of cutting him out of profits from the late King of Pop's music.The music mogul claims he is owed a...

Quincy Jones Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Michael Jackson Family Estate

Quincy Jones is taking Michael Jackson's family estate to court over allegedly unpaid royalties, with his estimates claiming that he is owed $10 million from the estate of the late King of Pop. Jones produced...

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