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The Things They Say 12783

1st July 2009

"He bit a hole in my daughter's hand! Rashida's hand... She was a little girl and Bubbles bit her hand." Legendary producer QUINCY JONES has mixed memories of pal MICHAEL JACKSON's beloved pet chimpanzee.

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Vibe Mag Shuts Down

1st July 2009

The urban music magazine launched by superproducer QUINCY JONES has shut down after a dramatic fall in sales.Vibe magazine, founded by Jones in 1993, has ceased production following a tough few months for print publications....

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Michael Jackson Will Return To Neverland

1st July 2009

Michael Jackson's body will go on display at his beloved Neverland ranch tomorrow (03.07.09).The pop icon - who died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles home last week - is expected...

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Jones: 'I Won't Go To Jackson's Funeral'

1st July 2009

QUINCY JONES is refusing to go to MICHAEL JACKSON's funeral - because he fears he won't be able to handle the grief.The legendary music producer, who was the brains behind the King Of Pop's biggest...

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Jones' Tears During Jackson Tribute

29th June 2009

QUINCY JONES broke down in tears at a gig in London on Saturday (27Jun09) - when BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM paid an emotional tribute to MICHAEL JACKSON.The legendary music producer, who was behind the...

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Michael Jackson Obituary

26th June 2009

The news of Michael Jackson's death brings to a close the story of arguably the greatest entertainer of the last 30 years. Michael died after reportedly suffering cardiac arrest at his home in Los Angeles...

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Quincy Jones Grieves For 'Brother' Michael

26th June 2009

'Thriller' producer Quincy Jones feels like a "piece of his soul" died with Michael Jackson.The music veteran was devastated by the death of his "little brother" Michael, who died in Los Angeles yesterday (25.06.09) after...

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Quincy Jones: 'I've Lost My Little Brother'

26th June 2009

QUINCY JONES has been left shocked and stunned by the death of MICHAEL JACKSON, calling the King of Pop "my little brother".The legendary music producer was behind Jackson's biggest hit albums, Thriller, Off The Wall...

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Jones Working On Broadway Show

23rd June 2009

Music mogul QUINCY JONES is to launch a Broadway show - 33 years after conceiving the project.The legendary record producer reveals he's close to unveiling his work on the New York stage - and he's...

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Ronson & Winehouse's Quincy Track Dropped

25th May 2009

MARK RONSON's plans to re-team with AMY WINEHOUSE have fallen through - after the troubled singer failed to turn up to the studio to finish their QUINCY JONES tribute. The superproducer was at the mixing deck...

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Amy Winehouse Builds Home Studio

17th March 2009

AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly spent 2 million on a home recording studio at her London home.The wayward singer – who has just returned from a lengthy break in the Caribbean – recently admitted she was...

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Jones 'Failed To Pay Studio Employee'

24th February 2009

Iconic music producer QUINCY JONES is facing legal action from a disgruntled former employee, who alleges he's yet to be paid for a job he completed last summer (08). An unnamed audio production assistant claims he...

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Jones Writes Newspaper Piece

20th January 2009

Music legend QUINCY JONES has followed in the footsteps of rocker BONO by signing up to write a newspaper column. U2 frontman Bono recently agreed to air his views with an opinion column in the...

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Jones Appeals For Us Cultural Ambassador

7th January 2009

Music legend QUINCY JONES is urging U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA to create a ministry of culture, insisting it's embarrassing the government has no ambassador for the arts. The producer claims the U.S. and Germany are...

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Jones Wants Music To Change The World

5th December 2008

Legendary producer QUINCY JONES is to impart the wisdom of his 50 years in the music business during a speech at a major music conference next year (09). The Grammy-winning pop impresario will act as...

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Mark Ronson Has Denied Feuding With Amy Winehouse

26th November 2008

Mark Ronson has dismissed stories that he fell out with Amy Winehouse over their abandoned James Bond theme.Several reports suggested that sessions for the track were abandoned because the pair's relationship broke down.However, the much...

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Winehouse Mentored By Jones

5th November 2008

AMY WINEHOUSE has a new mentor - MICHAEL JACKSON's legendary music producer QUINCY JONES. The Back To Black singer met the iconic producer in June (08) at Nelson Mandela's birthday concert in London. The star...

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Jones Keeps Keepsakes Dear To Him

16th October 2008

Music legend QUINCY JONES refuses to part with the celebrity keepsakes he has amassed over the years - because they help him remember the greats who have died. The producer reveals he has lost 138...

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Ronson And Winehouse To Channel Gore For Jones Tribute Album

15th October 2008

Celebrity DJ/producer MARK RONSON has confirmed he and AMY WINEHOUSE are to record a new version of LESLEY GORE's YOU DON'T OWN ME for a new QUINCY JONES tribute album. The new collaboration will be...

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Winehouse 'Makes Up With Ronson'

3rd October 2008

Troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly ended her feud with MARK RONSON - they plan to record a tribute to legendary producer QUINCY JONES. The Back to Black hitmaker was said to have fallen out...

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Jones Is Concerned About Ailing Cole

2nd October 2008

Music legend QUINCY JONES has voiced his concerns for ailing pal NATALIE COLE fearing the soul singer has cut herself off from friends and family as she battles Hepatitis C. Cole was hospitalised last month...

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Music Company To Sell Songs For $100 Million?

14th August 2008

ELVIS PRESLEY, QUINCY JONES and the BLACK EYED PEAS' song catalogues will reportedly be part of a multi-million dollar sale of a New York-based music company. Bosses at Cherry Lane Music Publishing are reportedly seeking...

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Second Date Confirmed For Ennio Morricone Belfast Gig

30th July 2008

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone will perform two shows in Belfast this year after a second date was added to meet huge public demand.The man behind the unforgettable scores for the likes of The Good, the...

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Michael Jackson's Billie Jean Voted Best Dance Record Ever

16th July 2008

Billie Jean by Michael Jackson has been voted the best dance song of all time in a new poll.Radio 2 listeners named the 1983 chart-topper as their favourite ever dance record after an expert panel...

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Kanye West Picks Up Two Bet Awards

25th June 2008

US hip hop star Kanye West has picked up two Black Entertainment TV (BET) awards.West won best male hip-hop artist and best collaboration for his song Good Life, with T-Pain.Best group went to UGK, who...

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Jones Has No Plans To Step Down As Olympics Mastermind

21st April 2008

Music mogul QUINCY JONES has announced he'll continue to participate in the Beijing Olympics, despite increasing pressure to follow STEVEN SPIELBERG and step down. Spielberg pulled out as the 2008 Olympics' artistic director in February...

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The Things They Say 7724

25th March 2008

"I was a mathlete. I used to take quizzes at lunch. Hopefully I've evolved a bit since then." QUINCY JONES' actress daughter RASHIDA confesses she was a geek at high school.

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Fascinating Fact 5058

21st March 2008

Music mogul QUINCY JONES will receive an honorary doctorate from the University Of Washington. The 75-year-old will accept the degree after speaking at the university on 14 June (08).

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Quincy Jones: 'God Made Thriller'

14th March 2008

QUINCY JONES refuses to take credit for producing MICHAEL JACKSON's hit album THRILLER, insisting "God" made it. The music maestro claims he and the star never planned the LP - which this year (08) celebrates...

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Rashida Jones' Racism Struggle

4th March 2008

QUINCY JONES' actress daughter RASHIDA has suffered racism throughout her life, because she is mixed-race. The 32-year-old has a black father and a white Jewish mother - actress Peggy Lipton. And Jones claims her looks...

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