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Stars Pay Tribute To Dave Brubeck

Quincy Jones and Jamie Cullum have led tributes to jazz legend Dave Brubeck following his death on Wednesday (05Dec12).The revered musician and Dave Brubeck Quartet bandleader passed away at a Connecticut hospital a day before...

Dave Brubeck Dead Aged 91; Jazz World Mourns True Pioneer

Dave Brubeck, the jazz musician heralded for defying convention and experimenting with complex rhythms, has died in Norwalk, Connecticut - he was 91. Brubeck, who would have turned 92 on Thursday (December 6, 2012), gained...

Adam Ant Hung Up On Michael Jackson

Adam Ant hung up on Michael Jackson.The 'Prince Charming' hitmaker met the late King of Pop in 1983 after appearing on the TV special 'Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever' - which saw Michael perform his...

Lil Wayne Suing Quincy Jones Iii For Music Documentary

Lil Wayne has filed a lawsuit against Quincy Jones III for using his music in a documentary film.In the documents obtained by website TMZ.com, the rapper claims he never gave permission to use his music...

Lil Wayne Files Lawsuit Against Quincy Jones' Son

Rapper Lil Wayne has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the son of legendary music mogul Quincy Jones.The Lollipop hitmaker is taking producer Quincy Jones Iii to court amid allegations he used tracks from the...

Rashida Jones Apologizes For Urging John Travolta To 'Come Out'

Rashida Jones has apologized for her 'thoughtless' remark regarding John Travolta 's sexuality during an interview on website SpinningPlatters.com.The actress was promoting her new movie 'Celeste and Jesse Forever' with her co-star Will Mccormack when...

Stars Pay Tribute To Donna Summer

Donna Summer's family are ''at peace'' celebrating the late singer's legacy.The 63-year-old singer passed away this morning (17.05.12) after battling cancer and her relatives - husband Bruce Sudano, three daughters and four grandchildren - have...

Stunned Stars Pay Tribute To Donna Summer

La Toya Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Quincy Jones, William Shatner and Billy Ray Cyrus are among the stars who have paid their respects to disco legend Donna Summer following her death on Thursday (17May12).The Love...

Joe Meek Beats Sir George Martin & Jones To The Top Of Producers Poll

Sixties music mogul Joe Meek has topped a new list of great record producers, beating the likes of Sir George Martin and Quincy Jones.British music magazine Nme compiled the list of studio greats and Meek,...

Stars Line Up To Pay Tribute To Tragic Whitney

Eva Longoria, Katy Perry, music mogul Quincy Jones and Kelly Osbourne were among the first celebrities to pay tribute to Whitney Houston on Saturday (11Feb12), hours after the singer died in Los Angeles.The stars took...

Stars Line Up To Pay Tribute To Tragic Whitney

Eva Longoria, Katy Perry, music mogul Quincy Jones and Kelly Osbourne were among the first celebrities to pay tribute to Whitney Houston on Saturday (11Feb12), hours after the singer died in Los Angeles.The stars took...

Jones Planning Six Month Music Study

Actress Rashida Jones is putting off plans to launch a music career, because she wants to spend time honing her performances to ensure her producer father Quincy Jones is "proud" of her.The Social Network star...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

Quincy Jones Gives Up Alcohol To Slim Down

Legendary music mogul Quincy Jones has quit alcohol in his bid to lead a healthier lifestyle and slim down.The iconic producer and musician, 78, is already beginning to see results within eight weeks of cutting...

Jones Was Up For Moulin Rouge Role

Quincy Jones' actress daughter Rashida Jones has revealed she was in the running to play the lead in Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! - until Nicole Kidman expressed interest in the musical role.The TV star admits...

Beckhams Make P. Diddy Broody

P. Diddy has been inspired to have another baby by David and Victoria Beckham.The 'Coming Home' rapper - who already has five children, Justin, 17, Christian, 12, Chance, four, and four-year-old twins D'Lila Star and...

Joel Madden Shocked By Elephant At Wedding

Joel Madden had no idea there would be an elephant at his wedding. The Good Charlotte frontman married fashion designer-and-TV star Nicole Richie, his girlfriend of four years, in front of 130 close friends and...

Quincy Jones Not Thanked By Jacksons

Quincy Jones was never thanked by the Jackson family for his work with Michael Jackson.The producer worked with the late singer on his most successful albums 'Off The Wall', 'Thriller' - the biggest selling album...

'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...

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...

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...

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...

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: '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 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...

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...

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...

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