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Marilyn Bergman, Oscar-Winning Lyricist, Dies at 93

She wrote songs with her husband, Alan Bergman, for more than a half-century and for legends like Astaire, Sinatra and Streisand.

Ken Kragen, Organizer of ‘We Are the World’ and ‘Hands Across America,’ Dies at 85

Ken Kragen, who produced The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and Kenny Rogers‘ Gambler movies and was the creative force behind the humanitarian projects “We Are the World” and “Hands Across America,” has died. He was 85. Kragen died Tuesday of natural causes at his Brentwood home in Los Angeles, a family spokesperson announced. Kragen managed […]

THR Icon: Quincy Jones Reflects on Career, Michael Jackson and Why He Wouldn’t Work With Elvis

In a screening room in a Bel Air estate, the walls tell the story of American popular music: Framed Frank Sinatra albums hang alongside a 30-times-platinum “Thriller” certification and the handwritten sheet music for “We Are the World.” And in the center of the room, in a black velour tracksuit adorned in a leafy pattern, […]

Music Supervisors Guild Awards: ‘Soul,’ ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,’ ‘Promising Young Woman’ Among Film Winners

Stevie Wonder honored Quincy Jones at the virtual event, where founding president Maureen Crowe was also recognized.

Quincy Jones to Be Honored at Music Supervisors Guild Awards

The veteran producer, composer and entrepreneur will be recognized for his iconic contributions to entertainment.

Else Blangsted, Hollywood’s “Queen of Music Editors,” Dies at 99

Else Blangsted, the preeminent Hollywood music editor who worked on such landmark films as 'In Cold Blood,' 'Tootsie,' 'Ordinary People,' 'The Color Purple' and 'On Golden Pond,' has died. She was 99.

Jay Leno to Emcee Carousel of Hope Ball on New October Date

Joining Leno and the Davis family at the event will be David Foster, George Schlatter, Quincy Jones and others.

Jaden Smith, Quincy Jones, Robin Thicke Collaborate on New Mixtape Restaurant

Quincy Jones, Jaden Smith and Robin Thicke created art, photography and music for chef Jeremy Fall's latest Beverly Boulevard restaurant, Mixtape.

‘The Black Godfather’: Film Review

Reginald Hudlin's 'The Black Godfather' pays tribute to Clarence Avant, a show-businessman whose advice is sought by producers and presidents.

Quincy Jones, Leonardo DiCaprio, Snoop Dogg Support Clarence Avant at ‘Black Godfather’ Premiere

On Monday evening, the Paramount Studios lot was transformed into an extravagant affair as Hollywood’s biggest stars, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Laura Dern and Chadwick Boseman, as well as execs from L.A. Reid to Jon Platt, among others, arrived to celebrate the premiere of the Netflix documentary 'The Black Godfather.'

Hollywood Flashback: Quincy Jones Had an All-Star Tribute to Ellington in 1973

Quincy Jones, who's the subject of the Netflix doc 'Quincy,' got his first television credit as a producer for the CBS special 'Duke Ellington… We Love You Madly.'

Al Pacino Gets Honored (and Teased) by Robert De Niro at American Icon Awards

Al Pacino was honored by his friend Robert DeNiro at the first American Icon Awards, which also paid tribute to Quincy Jones and Evander Holyfield.