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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...

Jones Eyes Dad's Broadway Role

Actress RASHIDA JONES is appealing to her music mogul dad QUINCY JONES to finally unveil his Broadway show - because she wants to make her New York stage debut in the play.The producer revealed last...

Mark Ronson Doubts Jackson Effect

Mark Ronson insists Michael Jackson's death won't affect the music industry.The producer says that although the passing of the 'Thriller' star - who died of a suspected cardiac arrest last week - is "tragic", it...

Michael Jackson 'Didn't Want To Be Black'

Quincy Jones claims Michael Jackson "didn't want to be black".The music producer - who worked with the late pop icon on his iconic 'Bad', 'Thriller' and 'Off the Wall' albums - does not believe Michael...

Jones Fights For Vibe, Plans To Make It An Online Venture

QUINCY JONES has vowed to buy back his urban music magazine VIBE, a day after bosses declared the publication is to close.The monthly mag, which Jones founded in 1993, suffered a dramatic fall in sales...

Jones Fears Jackson Funeral Will Be A Multi-million Mess

Legendary music producer QUINCY JONES has reiterated his plans to steer clear of pal MICHAEL JACKSON's funeral - because he doesn't want to see nine million people mourning the loss of the King of Pop.Jones...

Quincy Jones: 'Jackson Didn't Want To Be Black'

MICHAEL JACKSON's longtime producer pal QUINCY JONES will go to his grave failing to understand the King of Pop's need to be as white as possible.Jones, who worked with the late pop superstar on epic...

Vibe Mag Shuts Down

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....

Michael Jackson Will Return To Neverland

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...

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

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...

Jones' Tears During Jackson Tribute

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...

Michael Jackson Obituary

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...

Quincy Jones Grieves For 'Brother' Michael

'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...

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

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...

Jones Working On Broadway Show

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...

Ronson & Winehouse's Quincy Track Dropped

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...

Amy Winehouse Builds Home Studio

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...

By on 17 March 2009

Jones 'Failed To Pay Studio Employee'

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...

Jones Writes Newspaper Piece

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...

Jones Appeals For Us Cultural Ambassador

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...

Jones Wants Music To Change The World

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...

Mark Ronson Has Denied Feuding With Amy Winehouse

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...

By on 26 November 2008

Winehouse Mentored By Jones

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...

Jones Keeps Keepsakes Dear To Him

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...

Ronson And Winehouse To Channel Gore For Jones Tribute Album

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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