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Quincy Jones Will Never Get Over Jackson

Quincy Jones will never get over the death of Michael Jackson.The legendary producer - who worked with the 'King of Pop' on his most successful albums: 'Bad', 'Thriller' and 'Off The Wall' - was meant...

Jones And Shriver Honoured For Charity Work

Superproducer QUINCY JONES and ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's wife MARIA SHRIVER were honoured for their charity work at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles on Saturday night (23Oct10).Celebrities including Rod Stewart, Halle Berry, Jane Fonda and Tom...

Jones Leads Tributes To Music Pioneer Griffey

Superproducer QUINCY JONES is leading tributes to S.O.L.A.R. Records founder RICHARD 'DICK' GRIFFEY, who died on Friday (24Sep10), aged 71.The music pioneer, who created the R&B label in the 1970s, passed away at a rehabilitation...

'Alien' Amy Winehouse

Quincy Jones says Amy Winehouse is so talented she is "from another planet".The legendary producer - who worked on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller', the largest selling album of all time - said he was lucky to...

Amy Winehouse Makes U-turn On Ronson

Amy Winehouse has taken back comments about Mark Ronson being "dead" to her, now claiming she "loves" him. The 'Rehab' singer made a statement on twitter this weekend, saying she believed the producer was taking...

Amy Winehouse Blasts Ronson

Amy Winehouse says Mark Ronson is "dead" to her.The 'Rehab' singer - who worked with producer Mark on breakthrough album 'Back To Black' in 2006 - lashed out at him on twitter, accusing him of...

Quincy Jones Loves 'Naughty' Amy

Quincy Jones likes "naughty" girls.The legendary music producer - who is famous for his work on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' album - admits that he loves bad girls like Amy Winehouse and Naomi Campbell. Speaking about...

Jackson Fired Quincy Jones

MICHAEL JACKSON fired longtime friend and collaborator QUINCY JONES after the producer tried to turn him into a rapper.The pair worked together on Jackson's albums, Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad, but their relationship soured...

Quincy Jones Kicked Into Touch

Michael Jackson fired Quincy Jones because he thought the producer was out of touch. The music veteran - who produced the singer's breakthrough 'Off The Wall' album and 'Thriller', the biggest selling album of all...

Winehouse Records Gore's It's My Party For Quincy Jones Tribute

AMY WINEHOUSE has reteamed with DJ/producer MARK RONSON to put her spin on LESLEY GORE's tale of heartache IT'S MY PARTY for a new QUINCY JONES tribute album.The track will appear on the upcoming Q:...

Michael Jackson's Death Is Blameless

Quincy Jones says no one is to blame for Michael Jackson's death. The legendary producer was devastated at the loss of his close friend from acute Propofol intoxication in 2009 but insists he doesn't hold...

Amy Winehouse's Mystery New Sound

Amy Winehouse's producer doesn't even know what her new album will sound like.Mark Ronson - who worked with Amy on her breakthrough 'Back in Black' album in 2006 - said while he's recently been in...

Amy Winehouse Not Ready To Record

Amy Winehouse is yet to start working on her new album, according to Mark Ronson.The 'Rehab' singer is due to release her third LP - the follow-up to 2006's phenomenally successful 'Back to Black' -...

Jones Is Favourite To Replace Cowell On American Idol

Movie mogul QUINCY JONES has emerged as the fan favourite to replace SIMON COWELL when the Brit departs talent show AMERICAN IDOL this summer (10).America's TV Guide magazine put forward 10 potential candidates for the...

Ronson And Winehouse Reteam For Album

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...

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

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,...

Shaun Ryder Needs 'Clean' Team

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...

Stars Line Up For New Jones Album

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...

Ke$ha Spoils We Are The World Party

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...

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

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...

Jackson's Mum Requested His Inclusion On Haiti Track

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...

Quincy Jones' Haiti Track Recorded

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...

Superstars Sing For Haiti On New We Are The World Track

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...

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

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,...

Quincy Jones Will Remake The World

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...

Richie & Jones To Re-record We Are The World

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...

Lionel Richie's Song For Haiti

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...

Michael Jackson Laid To Rest

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...

Jones' Vibe Magazine Saved

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....

Michael Jackson Mad With Bad

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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