(Epic | Motown | Sony)There haven't been any truly awful albums to win the prestigious Album of the Year Grammy Award in the past 30 years, but that doesn't mean the Recording Academy always gets it right. There have been a few albums that haven't aged well since their initial releases, and others that seem woefully inadequate compared to their fellow nominees.Here are our picks for the least deserving Album of the Year winners of the past three decades. If you're only interested in the new...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Cleveland, Ohio's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will induct a new crop of legends come April, with Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman, and Rush to be honored at the official ceremony. Posthumous honors will go to Donna Summer, who died in May, and blues guitarist Albert King, who passed away in 1992. Music producers Quincy Jones and Lou Adler will receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers.Rush's Geddy Lee sounded positively giddy at the news, telling Rolling Stone, "It made...Read Full Story
Quincy Jones was devastated at the loss of his close friend Michael Jackson from acute Propofol intoxication in 2009 but insists he doesn’t hold anyone responsible. When asked if he knew Michael had been ill before he died, he said: “No. There was no way to know. There’s no way anybody could be blamed for what happened.”Although Michael’s personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray – who is accused of administering a lethal amount of the anaesthetic Propofol to the pop superstar just before his...Read Full Story
Quincy Jones is returning to his roots, assembling an All-Star cast of musical heavy hitters to re-record his hit charity single from the 80s, "We Are the World." ALSO ON ZIMBIO Justin Timberlake: Hope for Haiti Telethon United Celeb Community Robert Pattinson, Others Sign On for Haiti Telethon Quincy Jones: The Most Prolific Pointer in Show Business The legendary producer will be meeting with a host of music stars in Los Angeles at the start of next week to re-interpret the 1985 track...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Music producer and media mogul Quincy Jones is not happy about Vibe closing shop. That's why he says he's going to resurrect the revolutionary hip-hop mag he founded in 1993.“I’m trying to buy my magazine back now,” Jones told EbonyJet.com Thursday. “They just messed my magazine all up, but I’m gonna get it back. You better believe it, I’m’a take it online because print and all that stuff is over.”Jones started Vibe to showcase hip-hop music and talent at a time when he felt it...Read Full Story
Quincy Jones (born March 14, 1933) is an American music producer, best known for his work as the producer on the seminal album "Thriller" by Michael Jackson. Find more Quincy Jones news, pictures, and information here.