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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...

Winehouse 'Makes Up With Ronson'

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...

Jones Is Concerned About Ailing Cole

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...

Music Company To Sell Songs For $100 Million?

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...

Second Date Confirmed For Ennio Morricone Belfast Gig

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...

By on 30 July 2008

Michael Jackson's Billie Jean Voted Best Dance Record Ever

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...

By on 16 July 2008

Kanye West Picks Up Two Bet Awards

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...

By on 25 June 2008

Jones Has No Plans To Step Down As Olympics Mastermind

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...

Quincy Jones: 'God Made Thriller'

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...

Rashida Jones' Racism Struggle

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...

Jones Jr Wants To Make Music

QUINCY JONES' actress daughter RASHIDA is planning to follow in the family business and record an album of her own material. The star of TV comedy The Office has already provided backing vocals for Maroon...

Jackson's Chimp Bit Quincy Jones' Daughter

QUINCY JONES' actress daughter RASHIDA was attacked by MICHAEL JACKSON's famous pet chimpanzee BUBBLES when she was a child. The 32-year-old spent lots of time at the superstar's Neverland ranch while her famous producer worked...

Quincy Jones Is A Big Fan Of Ronson

Music mogul QUINCY JONES "loves" the work of British producer MARK RONSON - despite the DJ breaking off his engagement with the legend's actress daughter. Jones, the superproducer behind Michael Jackson's hit album Thriller, admits...

Quincy Jones To Receive Top Charity Award

Legendary music mogul QUINCY JONES will be honoured with the National Association Of Broadcaster's Celebration Of Service To America Leadership Award in June (08). The 74-year-old will be handed the award in recognition of his...

Jackson Earned 'Smelly' Tag Because He Couldn't Curse

Producer QUINCY JONES and STEVEN SPIELBERG nicknamed MICHAEL JACKSON 'Smelly' - because the pop superstar once used the word instead of swearing. Jackson admits he uses more curse words now, but while he was recording...

Jones Praises Campaigning Stars

Legendary music producer QUINCY JONES has praised campaigning actors GEORGE CLOONEY, BRAD PITT, DON CHEADLE and MATT DAMON for raising awareness about the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Jones, 74, is amazed by the Ocean's Thirteen...

Jones 'Too Busy' For Jackson

Legendary music producer QUINCY JONES has turned down the chance to work on MICHAEL JACKSON's comeback album, because he's too busy. Jones produced Jackson's classic albums Off The Wall (79), Thriller (82), and Bad (87)....

Winehouse Scoops Ivor Novello

Amy Winehouse picked up an Ivor Novello award last night for her song Rehab, which takes a cheeky swipe at those who put pressure on the singer to take some time out.While collecting her award...

By on 25 May 2007

Grammys Set For Year-long Celebration

A year's worth of celebrations have been planned to mark the 50th annual Grammy awards.The prestigious awards ceremony will next take place on February 10th 2008 and in the run-up to the night a Grammy...

By on 09 May 2007

Bailey Rae Shocked By Success

Soul star CORINNE BAILEY RAE is still shocked by her chart success, because she assumed she would spend her career playing in small jazz venues. The Grammy-nominated British singer has garnered a huge fan base...

Howard Has Difficulty Dating In Hollywood

HUSTLE + FLOW star TERRENCE HOWARD has found dating in Hollywood rough after getting snubbed by a string of hot women. The Oscar nominee has recently been linked with supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL, but insists he...

Howard Has Difficulty Dating In Hollywood

HUSTLE + FLOW star TERRENCE HOWARD has found dating in Hollywood rough after getting snubbed by a string of hot women. The Oscar nominee has recently been linked with supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL, but insists he...

Howard Slams Campbell Romance Rumours

LATEST: HUSTLE + FLOW star TERRENCE HOWARD has slammed reports he is dating supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL, insisting he's actually trying to win his estranged wife back. Media reports last month (FEB07) suggested the Oscar nominated...

Quincy Jones Faced Battle With Racist Capote Over Film Job

Music legend QUINCY JONES almost missed out on his breakthrough movie role because writer TRUMAN CAPOTE objected to a black man scoring his film. The revered producer and film composer was hired to score the...

Reich And Rollins Pick Up Polar Music Prize

Composer STEVE REICH and jazz saxophonist SONNY ROLLINS have been awarded the 2007 Polar Music Prize. The two US musicians will receive the $143,000 (GBP73,000) prize from Sweden's KING CARL XVI GUSTAF at an awards...

Quincy Jones Defends Richie Arrest

LATEST: Producing legend QUINCY JONES has leaped to the defence of NICOLE RICHIE, blaming her arrest on Monday (11DEC06) on media pressure. The 25-year-old confessed to taking Vicodin and smoking marijuana to cops who pulled...

Jones Set For Harvard Honour

Music mogul QUINCY JONES has been honoured by Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The producer, 73, is the first recipient of the Mentor Of The Year title, given by the university's School of Public Health....

Caine Blasts Cockney Racism

London-born actor MICHAEL CAINE claims he suffers racial prejudice because of his working class roots and cockney accent. The Oscar winner fumes when people presume he has it easy because he frequently plays people with...

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