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Organisers respond to criticism of Quincy Jones changing ‘Michael Jackson albums show’ O2 billing

The organisers of Quincy Jones' upcoming show at The O2 in London have responded to criticism of the alteration of the gig from its original billing associated with Michael Jackson. Quincy Jones, 85, has achieved an unprecedented 79 Grammy Award nominations and won 27 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. He’s worked with Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and Miles Davis, among others. He is also responsible...

Michael Jackson’s name removed from upcoming Quincy Jones London show

Quincy Jones appears to have removed any mention of Michael Jackson from the promotion and theme of his upcoming London show. Earlier this year, the legendary producer announced that he'd be playing the classic Jackson albums ‘Off The Wall’, ‘Thriller’ and ‘Bad’ back to back at a show at The O2 in London this June. However, he has now shared a new...

Quincy Jones to play ‘Off The Wall’, ‘Thriller’ and ‘Bad’ at huge London O2 show

Quincy Jones has announced details of a massive London show, performing Michael Jackson's classics 'Off The Wall', 'Thriller' and 'Bad' back to back. The world exclusive show will take place at The O2 in the capital on Sunday June 23, where the legendary producer will run through the three records he worked on with a live symphony orchestra. He'll be...

Quincy Jones claims Ray Charles introduced him to heroin aged 15, says Malcolm X was their dealer

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has claimed that soul legend Ray Charles introduced him to heroin when he was only 15 years old, adding that Malcolm X was their dealer. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Jones described hanging out with his good friend Ray Charles after performing together in the late 1940s. “After we finished at the Washington Social Club and a couple...

Watch the star-packed trailer for the new Quincy Jones documentary ‘Quincy’

Quincy Jones has shared the trailer for Quincy, a new documentary which spans the legendary producer's six decades in music. Jones, 85, has achieved an unprecedented 79 Grammy Award nominations and won 27 Grammys, including a Grammy Legend Award in 1991. He's worked with Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson and Miles Davis, among others. He is also responsible for some of the most...

Quincy Jones makes public apology for explosive interview claims

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Quincy Jones has issued a public apology for a series of controversial comments and claims he made in two recent interviews. The acclaimed producer and musician made headlines earlier this month for a number of explosive remarks he gave to GQ and Vulture. The latter piece saw Jones call The Beatles “the worst musicians in the world” and say that U2...

Quincy Jones says he dated Ivanka Trump and claims to know who killed JFK

Quincy Jones has claimed to not only know who killed John F Kennedy, but that he also once dated Ivanka Trump. Legendary record producer Jones, famous for working with the likes of Michael Jackson, recently gave an explosive interview with Vulture, in which he called The Beatles "the worst musicians in the world" and said that U2 are not writing good...