Quincy Jones

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and fees from the Michael Jackson estate over the use of Jones-produced Jackson hits in the concert film “This Is It” and two Cirque du Soleil shows. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW […]

Music legend Quincy Jones has penned an emotional tribute to his former wife Peggy Lipton following her death on May 11 at age 72 from colon cancer. Her daughters Rashida and Kidada previously issued a statement to The Los Angeles Times, saying: “She made her journey peacefully with her daughters by their side. We feel so lucky every moment […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peggy Lipton, a star of the groundbreaking late 1960s TV show “The Mod Squad” and the 1990s show “Twin Peaks,” died of cancer Saturday. She was 72. Lipton died surrounded by her family, her daughters, Rashida, 43, and Kidada Jones, 45, said in a statement. “We are heartbroken that our beloved […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Aretha Franklin’s songs were so impactful that some of music’s bests from Alicia Keys to Celine Dion took the stage Sunday to relive the Queen of Soul’s biggest hits in a taped tribute concert. Every rendition of Franklin’s songs from “Respect” to “I Say a Little Prayer” brought audience […]

Snoop Dogg, 47, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday and he acknowledged several important people in his life, including his parents, his wife Shante Broadus, DJ Warren G, Dr. Dre, Jimmy Kimmel and Quincy Jones. He went on to thank himself for putting in the hard work that led to where he is today. “Last but […]

Quincy Jones is making headlines again after admitting in an interview that at the age of 15, he was addicted to heroin. Complex reports, the legendary musician, composer and producer Ray Charles is the one who introduced and got him hooked on the drug. “He got me hooked for five months at 15,” he said. […]

Respect and admiration was the theme at the Microsoft Theater at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday night as dozens of celebrities participated in an all-star 85th birthday salute to music legend Quincy Jones. Although his actual birthday was March 14th, this special tribute was recorded and will air in December on BET. Oprah Winfrey, […]

Netflix will launch the new documentary, Quincy, about music icon and 27 time Grammy winner, Quincy Jones, on Sept. 21. The film is directed by Rashida Jones, the actress and writer who is also Jones’ daughter, and Alan Hicks, the director of Keep On Keepin’ On, reports the Hollywood Reporter. It was produced by Paula DuPre Pesmen and […]

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2/23/18- Quincy Jones is sorry about his interview with Vulture after his daughters got to him. However he still stands by everything he said in the interview without shame! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX: 

Quincy Jones has been revealing some pretty wild things about all of his years in Hollywood recently, and now he’s apologizing for some of the things he said. From his stories about having dozens of girlfriends around the world who know each other to talking about how the Beatles aren’t great musicians, Jones’ interviews have […]

  Singer Chante Moore knows just like any veteran of the music industry how important music is and the time it takes to craft something that’s really their own. Today the industry thrives on a much different system that Moore believes does not care about the music anymore. “Oh yah, everything is different. The music […]