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Fascinating Fact 2163

QUINCY JONES transformed the tennis court on his Hollywood estate into a tented ballroom for producer JERMAINE DUPRI's 34th birthday party on Friday night (22SEP06).

Richie's Do-gooder Days Over Due To We Are The World Backlash

LIONEL RICHIE has given up trying to save the world with his music because he was pummelled for his WE ARE THE WORLD efforts. The soul man wrote the charity hit and then recruited pals...

Ant Swore At Jackson By Mistake

ADAM ANT twice swore at MICHAEL JACKSON over the phone, because he was convinced one of his friends was pretending to be the megastar. It was only when Jackson's record producer QUINCY JONES called Ant...

Clooney's Sauce Wows Celebrity Pals

GEORGE CLOONEY is being urged to market his homemade tomato sauce after wowing famous pals with tasty meals at his Italian home. The movie star often whips up pasta treats for guests staying at his...

Fascinating Fact 1914

Music legend QUINCY JONES has murdered model MOLLY SIMS and is burying her body in the desert - in new JIMMY CHOO print ads. Jones is pictured resting on a shovel while Sims is slumped...

Timbaland: 'Jackson Needs To Work With Quincy Again'

Super producer TIMBALAND is urging MICHAEL JACKSON to work with QUINCY JONES again if he wants to regain his crown as the King Of Pop. The troubled superstar's career has fallen on hard times following...

Franklin Honoured

ARETHA FRANKLIN will be the first female artist to be honoured with the Award of Excellence from the United Negro College Fund for her stirling philanthropic work. The RESPECT singer is set to receive the...

The Things They Say 2452

"Live every day like it's your last and one day you'll be right." Music mogul QUINCY JONES reveals his pragmatic approach to life.

The Things They Say 2451

"People call me Ghetto Gump after the film, FORREST GUMP, because I've always been in the right place at the right time." Acclaimed producer QUINCY JONES shares the secret of his success.

'Genius' Jones Hailed At Jazz Awards

Music legend QUINCY JONES has been feted by a host of jazz greats as he picked up a Lifetime Achievement accolade at the BBC Jazz Awards in London last night (13JUL06). The producer - who...

Quincy Denies Jackson 'Sell-out'

Music icon QUINCY JONES has scoffed at enduring criticism he 'sold-out' to produce MICHAEL JACKSON's hit album THRILLER in 1983. The jazz great has been dogged by the record's huge commercial success because many felt...

The Things They Say 2453

"It took three birthday parties for us to admit we were turning 73." QUINCY JONES and SIR MICHAEL CAINE - who were born almost simultaneously - struggle to deal with their increasing age.

Quincy Jones 'Shagged' By Austin Powers

Music producer QUINCY JONES is desperate for fans to forget one of his catchiest tunes after the AUSTIN POWERS movies somersaulted the track to enduring international renown. SOUL BOSSA NOVA was used as the theme...

Quincy/caine: 'We're Twins'

Actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE has hailed music mogul QUINCY JONES his "celestial twin" because they were born within minutes of each other. The pair became good pals when Caine approached the THRILLER producer to arrange...

Hatch, Richie And Jones Helped Austin Secure Release

LATEST: R+B producer DALLAS AUSTIN was released from a Dubai jail last week (05JUL06) thanks to help from US Senator ORRIN HATCH, music mogul QUINCY JONES and singer LIONEL RICHIE. The Grammy winner was arrested...

Quincy Jones Bids Farewell To Vibe

Music legend QUINCY JONES has bid a fond farewell to popular urban culture magazine Vibe. Jones, who founded the American publication in 1993 alongside ROBERT MILLER, and his partners have decided to sell Vibe to...

Record Pioneer Irving Green Dies

Mercury Records co-founder IRVING GREEN, who helped break racial barriers by promoting black artists SARAH VAUGHN, DINAH WASHINGTON and THE PLATTERS, has died. He was 90. According to his grandson, Green died on Saturday (01JULY06)...

The Things They Say 2331

"I remember one time when she put me in charge of her dates. What a nightmare!" Legendary producer QUINCY JONES remembers attempting to help friend NAOMI CAMPBELL sort out her many male suitors.

Jones Offers To Write Olympic Theme

Music icon QUINCY JONES has offered to write the official theme song for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games after falling in love with the Asian country. The THRILLER producer received a warm reception to his...

Campbell And Jones Meet Mandela

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL's meeting with former South African President NELSON MANDELA has been shrouded in secrecy amid fears her much-publicised assault charge could mar her charity efforts. The catwalk beauty was arrested last week (30MAR06)...

Kinski: 'Quincy Is My Mentor'

Hollywood actress NATASSJA KINSKI's daughter SONJA has hailed her former stepfather QUINCY JONES as her mentor. The 20-year-old starlet says the legendary producer taught her more about life than either her actress mother or her...

The Bravery Eye Quincy Jones Collaboration

US rockers THE BRAVERY are so determined to move their music in a new direction they hope to persuade legendary soul star QUINCY JONES to produce their next album. The AN HONEST MISTAKE stars...

Stars Pay Tribute To Richard Pryor

A host of stars have paid tribute to late comedian RICHARD PRYOR, who died on Saturday (10DEC05) aged 65. The funnyman lost his battle with multiple-sclerosis, a disease which robbed him of his ability...

Turner And Bennett Receive Kennedy Honours

Music legends TINA TURNER and TONY BENNETT were honoured by a variety of star performances at The Kennedy Center Honors ceremony at the John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in New York City yesterday...

Quincy Jones: 'Rappers Need To Learn About Their Forefathers'

Producer/composer QUINCY JONES has blasted modern rappers for turning their backs on their jazz and blues heritage. The jazz and R+B great fears he could ask 100 hip-hop stars about their musical roots in...

Quincy Jones Urges Rappers To Drop The 'N' Word

Legendary music mogul QUINCY JONES is urging rappers to stop using the word "n**ger" because it offends him when he hears white kids using it. Jones suggests rappers should take a trip to Africa...

Quincy Jones Suffered A Nervous Breakdown

Music legend QUINCY JONES was so "fried" after composing the score for STEVEN SPIELBERG's THE COLOR PURPLE, he suffered a nervous breakdown. The 72-year-old producer admits he struggled to cope as he created the...

Quincy Honoured For His Compassion

Legendary musician and producer QUINCY JONES is to be honoured with children's charity UNICEF's Spirit of Compassion Award at the organisation's annual Snowflake Ball in New York (28NOV05). Unicef bosses chose Jones as the...

Will Smith And Heavy D Put Show Back On For Hurricane Victims

WILL SMITH is re-teaming with fellow rapper HEADY D to bring back their popular play MEDAL OF HONOR RAG, with 100 per cent of the proceeds going to victims of Hurricane Katrina. Smith will...

Quincy Jones' Daughter Slams Tom Cruise

QUINCY JONES' actress daughter RASHIDA JONES is the latest star to slam TOM CRUISE for attacking BROOKE SHIELDS' use of medication to ease postpartum depression. In May (05), Cruise - who claims to have...

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