Quincy Jones

  1. Quincy Jones Files $10M Lawsuit Over Michael Jackson Music

    October 25, 2013 9:14 PM EDT Quincy Jones has filed a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit in connection with Michael Jackson projects released after the singer's death. The legendary producer who has won 27 Grammy Awards and produced the King of Pop's best-sell ...

  2. The Grammys Go DIY: Social Media An Emphasis For 2013

    December 21, 2012 11:12 AM EST Despite the ongoing downward trend of TV ratings and pressures on the music industry, the Grammys are bigger than ever. Last year's ceremony, the 54th in the Recording Academy's history, drew nearly 40 million viewers to CBS, according t ...

  3. Quincy Jones Named ASCAP Founders Honoree

    June 06, 2012 9:00 AM EDT Multi-faceted industry legend Quincy Jones will be honored with the ASCAP Founders Award during the organization's 25th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The invite-only event will be held June 29 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angel ...

  4. Eagles, Alison Krauss, Mulatu Astatke Receive Berklee College Doctor of Music Degrees

    March 30, 2012 11:37 AM EDT For 41 years, Berklee College of Music has been presenting honorary doctorate in music degrees to influential figures in the music industry. This year's honorees are Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Eagles, 27-time Grammy winner Alison Krauss ...

  5. Backbeat: Quincy Jones' Six-Decade Musical Celebration @ The Hollywood Bowl

    September 09, 2011 5:39 PM EDT Live at the Hollywood Bowl: Billed as " Quincy Jones featuring the Global Gumbo All-Stars and Friends," the night celebrated the legendary musician and producer's diverse career ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Michael Jackson and po ...

  6. Tom Jones To Receive Music Industry Trusts' Award

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sir Tom Jones is to receive the prestigious Music Industry Trusts' award for 2010. Awarded by the U.K. music business in recognition of a lifetime contribution to music, the honor will be presented to Jones Nov. 1 at London's Grosvenor H ...

  7. @ASCAP Expo: Music History 101 With Quincy Jones, Ludacris

    April 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It was music history personified as Quincy Jones shared his career insights with rapper Ludacris during the “I Create Music” interview at the ASCAP Expo (April 23). The audience in the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel’s packed Grand Ballroom remained r ...

  8. Grammys Will Stage 3-D Tribute To Michael Jackson

    January 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Grammys are staging an unprecedented tribute in honor of Michael Jackson including a 3-D film clip the singer made before his death. A posthumous tribute to Jackson will be a focal point of the Jan. 31 Grammy Awards broadcast, the Recording Ac ...

  9. UMGI Acquires Sinatra's Reprise Catalog, Ex-US

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group has acquired international catalog rights, outside North America, to the Reprise label recordings of Frank Sinatra. A total of 38 albums, plus a number of proposed new releases, are covered by the new, long-term agreement bet ...

  10. Playboy Stages 31st Annual Jazz Festival

    June 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Whether you like your jazz straight ahead, New Orleans, funky or Latin style, there was something for everyone at the 31st annual Playboy Jazz Festival (June 13-14 at the Hollywood Bowl). Comedian Bill Cosby was back again as host of the two-day e ...

  11. SXSW Day 2: Buzz Bands, Quincy Jones, Kanye West

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While Austin is still full of the young, cool, and beautiful drinking their way through the hype machine, there are signs the recession has had an impact on the festival. Parties that offered lavish spreads last year have cut back to putting out b ...

  12. Playboy Jazz Festival 2009 Ramps Up

    February 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jazz bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding and soul/funk outfit Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings are among the seven acts making their debut appearance at the 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival. Now in its 31st year, the annual festival will be held June 13-1 ...

  13. Quincy Jones To Deliver SXSW Keynote

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The organizers of the SXSW music conference announced that Quincy Jones will deliver a keynote address on March 19, 2009. Jones' current and upcoming projects include the recently released book "The Complete Quincy Jones: My Journey and ...

  14. Quincy Jones To Market Audio Lines

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Harman International has inked Quincy Jones to help market its licensed and co-branded products in the consumer, automotive and professional audio fields. Jones will appear at Harman-sponsored events and contribute to corporate and brand-level mar ...

  15. ASCAP, Stars Salute Quincy

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Only in New York would a salute to a music icon open with a tap dance by Tony Award-winning choreographer Savion Glover and garbage lids clashing together by the cast of "Stomp," bringing honoree Quincy Jones and guest performer Tony Ben ...

  16. R&B/Jazz Briefs: Victoria White, Siedah Garrett, Stanley Jordan

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- New Jersey-bred singer/songwriter Victoria White is the first artist signed to Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White's Kalimba Music label. Her label debut, "The Upside," bows May 13. Melding R&B, folk, rock and jazz, ...

  17. Jones Debuts Video Podcast Series

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Jones says the one thing he never wants to do is grow up. The legendary music man keeps himself young by embracing today's culture. This week, he debuted his new video podcast series, the first installment aptly called 'Episode 1. ...

  18. Quincy Jones Hits Branding High Note

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Jones is looking to leverage his status as a perennial icon of musical cool with his own lifestyle products and digital media. In a major branding initiative kicking off at this week’s Licensing International trade show in New York, the 27- ...

  19. Exclusive: Quincy Jones Q&A

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Producing music for a production music library seems like an unusual gig for someone like Quincy Jones. After all, most composers and producers for this type of music are relatively unknown. But Jones inked a deal to produce a nine-CD series for F ...

  20. Quincy Switches Producing Gears

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Jones is adding his special touch to a production music library. The composer for films like "In Cold Blood" and "The Color Purple" is producing a heritage black music series for Extreme Music to license for film, televi ...

  21. Quincy Jones Moves Songs To Cherry Lane

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST The legendary Quincy Jones has moved his music publishing catalog of more than 1,600 copyrights from major publisher Warner/Chappell Music to indie publisher Cherry Lane Music Publishing. Jones and the New York-based Cherry Lane signed a multi-yea ...

  22. Mercury Co-Founder Irving Green Dies

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mercury Records co-founder Irving Green, who helped break the industry's color barrier by promoting artists like Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington and the Platters, died on Saturday (July 1). He was 90. Mercury Records co-founder Irving Green, ...

  23. Jagger, Stewart, Shore Take Home Musical Globes

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Foxx nabs honor for lead in "Ray" biopic. Foxx nabs honor for lead in "Ray" biopic. News Foxx ...

  24. CBS To Air All-Star Ray Charles Tribute

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stevie, Usher, Norah among performers. The late Ray Charles will be the subject of a concert special, "Genius: A Night for Ray Charles," that will air on CBS on an unspecified date in late October. The tribute will take place Oct. 8 at t ...

  25. Update: Norah Large-Venue Tour Dates Revealed

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones is preparing to embark on her <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000512466">biggest tour yet</A>, which will play amphithe Norah Jones is preparing ...

  26. Stars Line Up for Quincy Jones Concert

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple and eBay have joined Yahoo! and MTV as media partners for Quincy Jones' "We Are the Future" (WAF) concert, scheduled Sunday in Rome, Italy. The event will raise funds to help children in war-rav Apple and eBay have joined Yaho ...

  27. Stars Line Up for Quincy Jones Concert

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple and eBay have joined Yahoo! and MTV as media partners for Quincy Jones' "We Are the Future" (WAF) concert, scheduled Sunday in Rome, Italy. The event will raise funds to help children in war-rav Apple and eBay have joined Yaho ...

  28. Ray Charles Gets Historic Landmark

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The L.A. recording studios of Ray Charles -- RPM International -- were designated as a historic landmark at a ceremony on Friday (April 30). The L.A. recording studios of Ray Charles -- RPM International -- were designated as a historic landmark a ...

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