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QUINCY JONES


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An impresario in the broadest and most creative sense of the word, Quincy Jones has succeeded in almost every segment of the media and entertainment industry. Music: Has been nominated for a record 79 Grammys and won more Grammys than any living musician (27). Produced the best-selling album of all-time (Michael Jackson’s Thriller) & the best-selling single of all-time (We Are the World). Produced, composed, conducted, arranged or performed on more than 400 albums. Film: Produced The Color Purple (discovering Oprah Winfrey), which was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and grossed nearly a quarter-billion dollars. Has scored more than 35 feature films and been nominated for 7 Oscars including winning the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian award at the 1995 Academy Awards. He is the only African-American producer to be nominated for Best Picture and was the first black conductor of the awards. Television: Produced the highly successful Fresh Prince of Bel Air (discovering Will Smith); Fox’s In the House, and MadTV—which did 14 seasons on Fox. Was the first black conductor of the Academy Awards in 1971 and produced the 1996 Academy Awards. Won an Emmy for his score on the miniseries Roots– the most successful TV miniseries in history. Broadway: Produces The Color Purple currently in 27 cities and nominated for 11 Tony Awards Print: Founder of Vibe Magazine—the #1 magazine targeting the urban youth demographic Radio: Founding board member of Premier Radio Networks, and a former owner of WATL and WNOL.

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by Michael Major - January 11, 2022

The Weeknd has released the new music video for 'Gasoline', directed by Matilda Finn. The track is from his new album, which also includes Jim Carrey, Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, and Oneothrix Point Never. Watch the new music video now!...
VIDEO: The Weeknd Shares 'Sacrifice' Music Video Photo VIDEO: The Weeknd Shares 'Sacrifice' Music Video
by Michael Major - January 07, 2022

The Weeknd has released the music video for 'Sacrifice.' The new LP was released today after being announced on Monday. The music video was directed by Cliqua. The new album includes Jim Carrey, Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, and Oneothrix Point Never. Watch the new visual now!...
The Weeknd Releases New Album 'Dawn FM' Photo The Weeknd Releases New Album 'Dawn FM'
by Michael Major - January 07, 2022

The Weeknd has released his new album, 'Dawn FM.' The singer is set to release the music video for 'Sacrifice' today, January 7, at 3:00 p.m. ET. The 'Blinding Lights' singer announced the new LP Monday in a new album trailer. The new album includes Jim Carrey, Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, Lil ...
The Weeknd Shares New 'Dawn FM' Album Tracklist Featuinrg Jim Carey, Lil Wayne & More Photo The Weeknd Shares New 'Dawn FM' Album Tracklist Featuinrg Jim Carey, Lil Wayne & More
by Michael Major - January 05, 2022

The 'Blinding Lights' singer announced the new LP in a new album trailer. The new album is set to include Jim Carrey, Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, and Oneothrix Point Never. Check out the full track list below and watch a new video preview for the album's visuals. Watch the new previ...
The Weeknd Shares 'Dawn FM' Album Cover Photo The Weeknd Shares 'Dawn FM' Album Cover
by Michael Major - January 04, 2022

The 'Blinding Lights' singer announced the new LP in a new album trailer. Watch the visual below! The new album is set to include Jim Carrey, Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, and Oneothrix Point Never. The Weeknd had originally been teasing the album with cryptic messages signaling that ...
The Weeknd to Drop New Album 'Dawn FM' Friday Photo The Weeknd to Drop New Album 'Dawn FM' Friday
by Michael Major - January 03, 2022

The Weeknd has announced a surprise drop of his new album, 'Dawn FM.' The new album is set to include Jim Carrey, Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, and Oneothrix Point Never. The 'Blinding Lights' singer announced the new LP in a new album trailer. Watch the visual now!...
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 29, 2021

The five track project includes notes of progressive house and tracks well-suited for a late night club atmosphere. His versatility truly shines as we explore his futuristic, wavvy instrumentals with a diverse range of soundscapes....
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by Michael Major - October 18, 2021

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by A.A. Cristi - July 26, 2021

Just as the indelible vibe of the legendary Burt Bacharach was beginning to take hold of our culture and become the soundtrack of everyone's lives, three-time GRAMMY nominated vocalist Denise Donatelli, then a young girl growing up in Allentown, PA, found a deep connection to Dionne Warwick's origin...
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 30, 2021

Qwest TV’s linear channels show how artistry, not genres or geography, can guide music enjoyment. They regularly present incandescent concerts by popular artists, back to back with groundbreaking moments in musical history....