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Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson Estate Over Owed Royalties

American music producer Quincy Jones has filed a lawsuit for $10 million aimed at Michael Jackson's posthumous music releases.TMZ reported, Jones is suing Michael Jackson Productions (MJJ) and Sony citing the works 'This Is It'...

Drake: My New Track Is A Wedding Song

Drake insists his new single is a ''wedding record'' rather than a rap song.The 26-year-old rapper is hoping his new track 'Hold On, We're Going Home', which features on his upcoming album 'Nothing was the...

Rashida And Quincy Jones Team Up For Prostate Cancer Campaign

Actress Rashida Jones has teamed up with her famous dad Quincy Jones for a new prostate cancer awareness campaign ahead of Father's Day next month (Jun13).The father and daughter appear in a new campaign for...

Stars Turn Out For Phil Ramone Memorial

Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, Quincy Jones and Josh Groban were among the stars who came together in New York on Saturday night (11May13) for a memorial in honour of late music producer Phil Ramone.The producer...

Michael Caine And Quincy Jones Host Party For 80th Birthdays

Veteran actor Sir Michael Caine and legendary music producer Quincy Jones united in Las Vegas on Saturday (13Apr13) to host a joint party to mark their recent 80th birthdays.The famous friends both reached the milestone...

Prince And Diana Ross Could Testify In Michael Jackson Case

Prince, Diana Ross and Spike Lee are among the witnesses who could be called in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial.The late star's mother Katherine Jackson has accused promoters AEG Live of being negligent in...

Phoenix Record New Album On Michael Jackson's Thriller Console

Cult band Phoenix mixed tracks for their upcoming album Bankrupt! on the Harrison 4032 recording console which Michael Jackson and producer Quincy Jones used to record Thriller.Guitarist Laurent Brancowitz reportedly found the console for sale...

Quincy Jones Pays Homage To Close Pal Claude Nobs

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has paid a moving tribute to his close friend Claude Nobs, who passed away on Thursday (10Jan13).The founder of the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival fell into a coma after a skiing...

Donna Summer Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

Donna Summer is to be posthumously inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. The late disco diva will join Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman and Albert King in being placed in the...

Quincy Jones And Michael Caine To Turn 80 In Style

Legendary music producer Quincy Jones and veteran actor Sir Michael Caine have no intention of slowing down as they approach their 80th birthday - the pair is throwing a huge celebratory bash in Sin City...

Stars Pay Tribute To Dave Brubeck

Quincy Jones and Jamie Cullum have led tributes to jazz legend Dave Brubeck following his death on Wednesday (05Dec12).The revered musician and Dave Brubeck Quartet bandleader passed away at a Connecticut hospital a day before...

Dave Brubeck Dead Aged 91; Jazz World Mourns True Pioneer

Dave Brubeck, the jazz musician heralded for defying convention and experimenting with complex rhythms, has died in Norwalk, Connecticut - he was 91. Brubeck, who would have turned 92 on Thursday (December 6, 2012), gained...

Adam Ant Hung Up On Michael Jackson

Adam Ant hung up on Michael Jackson.The 'Prince Charming' hitmaker met the late King of Pop in 1983 after appearing on the TV special 'Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever' - which saw Michael perform his...

Quincy Jones Honoured With Montblanc Patronage Award

Quincy Jones has followed in the footsteps of Yoko Ono and Charles, Prince Of Wales as the latest recipient of the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award.The legendary music producer was selected for the...

Joe Francis Slapped With $12 Million Fine: 'Girls Gone Wild' Creator's Fued With Casino Mogul Ends

It's bad news for Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis. After a trial that at one point included the appearance of Quincy Jones, he lost out on a case that saw him claim that Steve...

Lil Wayne Suing Quincy Jones Iii For Music Documentary

Lil Wayne has filed a lawsuit against Quincy Jones III for using his music in a documentary film.In the documents obtained by website TMZ.com, the rapper claims he never gave permission to use his music...

Lil Wayne Files Lawsuit Against Quincy Jones' Son

Rapper Lil Wayne has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the son of legendary music mogul Quincy Jones.The Lollipop hitmaker is taking producer Quincy Jones Iii to court amid allegations he used tracks from the...

Quincy Jones To Take The Stand In Steve Wynn Joe Francis, Court Case

Quincy Jones could be the key witness in a current court battle running on between Steve Wynn and Joe Francis. Legendary music man Jones is relevant to the case as he is both Wynn's long-time...

Quincy Jones Testifies In Joe Francis/steve Wynn Battle

Music icon Quincy Jones has denied any knowledge of a threatening email adult filmmaker Joe Francis alleges he received from casino boss Steve Wynn.The legendary producer was called to testify in an ongoing court battle...

Quincy Jones Relieved Of Court Duty In Joe Francis Legal Battle

Legendary music producer Quincy Jones has been excused from testifying in an ongoing court battle between Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis and casino boss Steve Wynn.Lawyers for Wynn called Jones to take the stand...

Quincy Jones Called To Testify In Joe Francis' Ongoing Legal Battle

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has been called to testify in the ongoing legal dispute between Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis and casino tycoon Steve Wynn.The pair has been embroiled in a court battle since...

Rashida Jones Apologizes For Urging John Travolta To 'Come Out'

Rashida Jones has apologized for her 'thoughtless' remark regarding John Travolta 's sexuality during an interview on website SpinningPlatters.com.The actress was promoting her new movie 'Celeste and Jesse Forever' with her co-star Will Mccormack when...

Rashida Jones Has New Direction As She Tackles First Screenwriting Job

Rashida Jones is looking to add a new skill to her repertoire as she tackles screenwriting (as well as acting) in her new movie Celeste and Jesse Forever, which is due to be released this...

Kylie Minogue Thrilled To Headline Proms In The Park

Kylie Minogue says it's a ''dream come true'' to be headlining this year's BBC Proms in the Park.The 'All The Lovers' singer will be the star performer at the annual event in London's Hyde Park...

Quincy Jones Clears Up Comments About Sean 'Diddy' Sean Combs

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has played down remarks he made about Sean Combs' talent, insisting he meant "no diss" to the rapper and has only "love and respect" for him.Jones singled out Combs for criticism...

Quincy Jones: 'Sean 'Diddy' Sean Combs Has No Musical Talent'

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has taken aim at hip-hop mogul Sean Combs over his musical talent, insisting the rapper relies on his impressive marketing skills to succeed.Jones, the man behind Michael Jackson's classic Thriller album,...

Quincy Jones To Receive Ascap Founders Award

Legendary producer Quincy Jones is to be presented with one of the industry's highest honours during the upcoming Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.The music icon will receive the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers...

Elton John: It's A Disgrace Donna Summer Wasn't Inducted To Hall Of Fame

Elton John says it is ''a total disgrace'' that Donna Summer wasn't inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Speaking about the 'I Feel Love' singer who died aged 63 on Thursday (17.05.12), Elton...

Stars Pay Tribute To Donna Summer

Donna Summer's family are ''at peace'' celebrating the late singer's legacy.The 63-year-old singer passed away this morning (17.05.12) after battling cancer and her relatives - husband Bruce Sudano, three daughters and four grandchildren - have...

Stunned Stars Pay Tribute To Donna Summer

La Toya Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Quincy Jones, William Shatner and Billy Ray Cyrus are among the stars who have paid their respects to disco legend Donna Summer following her death on Thursday (17May12).The Love...

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