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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...

Joe Meek Beats Sir George Martin & Jones To The Top Of Producers Poll

Sixties music mogul Joe Meek has topped a new list of great record producers, beating the likes of Sir George Martin and Quincy Jones.British music magazine Nme compiled the list of studio greats and Meek,...

Quincy Jones Sued Over His Own Photo

Music mogul Quincy Jones has been dragged into a legal spat with a photographer over allegations he used an image to promote a new signature headphone line without permission.Michael Donald Jones claims he took the...

Stars Line Up To Pay Tribute To Tragic Whitney

Eva Longoria, Katy Perry, music mogul Quincy Jones and Kelly Osbourne were among the first celebrities to pay tribute to Whitney Houston on Saturday (11Feb12), hours after the singer died in Los Angeles.The stars took...

Whitney Houston Tributes At Pre-grammy Gala And At Grammys Awards

Tributes have been pouring in over the death of Whitney Houston, particularly in the wake of GRAMMYS weekend. Last night, Clive Davis continued to host his annual GRAMMYS party, despite the death, where he dedicated...

Whitney Houston's Body Is Moved From Beverly Hills Hotel To Morgue

BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL has seen a lot of drama in its turbulent past but once again it is the focus of the world's gaze as Whitney Houston's body was found dead in one of its...

Stars Line Up To Pay Tribute To Tragic Whitney

Eva Longoria, Katy Perry, music mogul Quincy Jones and Kelly Osbourne were among the first celebrities to pay tribute to Whitney Houston on Saturday (11Feb12), hours after the singer died in Los Angeles.The stars took...

Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius Found Dead, Believed To Be Suicide

Don Cornelius, who was truly one of the pioneers of music television, has been found dead in his home in California this morning, February 1st, with entertainment website TMZ claiming that the creator of the...

Michael Jackson Honored By Prince, Paris And Blanket

Michael Jackson's children Prince, 14, Paris, 13 and Blanket, 9, paid tribute to their father by imprinting his hand and footmarks outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday (26 January 2012). The trio...

Michael Jackson's Kids Pay Handprint Tribute To Dad

Michael Jackson's children took part in a hand and footprint ceremony to pay tribute to their late father in Los Angeles on Thursday (26.01.12).His three kids - Prince, 14, Paris, 13, and nine-year-old Prince Michael...

Jones Planning Six Month Music Study

Actress Rashida Jones is putting off plans to launch a music career, because she wants to spend time honing her performances to ensure her producer father Quincy Jones is "proud" of her.The Social Network star...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

Michael Jackson Was 'A Bit Of An Alien'

Michael Jackson was "an alien", according to Quincy Jones' daughter Rashida Jones.The 35-year-old actress grew up around the late pop superstar because of his close friendship with her father - who produced Michael's three classic...

Naomi Campbell Is Focus Of New Documentary

Naomi Campbell thinks it is important to "remember her roots".The British supermodel is the focus of her new documentary about her life as part of the 'CNBC Meets' series and in the show she explains...

Prince Frederic Von Anhalt Hit By Car

Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt has been hit by a car.The 68-year-old socialite was struck by the vehicle as he crossed a street in Beverly Hills, California, today (02.09.11).At the time of...

Zsa Zsa Gabor Enjoyed Anniversary Party

Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband says she had a "great time" at her anniversary party.The 94-year-old actress and her husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt were joined by 100 guests at their Los Angeles home on Sunday...

Zsa Zsa Gabor Anniversary Party Causes Controversy

Zsa Zsa Gabor celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday (14th August 2011), but a party thrown by her husband Prince Frederic Von Anhalt has courted controversy.Gabor's failing health and recent spell in hospital did...

Zsa Zsa Gabor Celebrates 25th Wedding Anniversary

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...

Producer Quincy Jones Launches New Music Venture

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,...

Quincy Jones Gives Up Alcohol To Slim Down

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...

Jones Was Up For Moulin Rouge Role

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...

Beckhams Make P. Diddy Broody

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...

Fuqua On The Hunt For Newcomers To Play Pinkett And Jones

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...

Ne-yo No Interested In 'Michael'

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...

Quincy Jones Gave Amy Winehouse A Rat Recipe

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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