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Quincy Jones

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Famous as :

Singer, composer, producer

Birth Name :

Quincy Delight Jones Jr.

Birth Date :

March 14, 1933

Birth Place :

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Claim to fame :

Instrumental song "Soul Bossa Nova" (1962)

Academy Awards, USA


1995

Won Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award


1986

Got nomination for Oscar
category Best Music, Original Score for The Color Purple (1985)
shared with Jorge Calandrelli, Joel Rosenbaum, Chris Boardman

1986

Got nomination for Oscar
category Best Music, Original Song for The Color Purple (1985) (for the song "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)")
shared with Rod Temperton (music/lyrics), Lionel Richie (lyrics)

1986

Got nomination for Oscar
category Best Picture for The Color Purple (1985)
shared with Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall

1979

Got nomination for Oscar
category Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score for The Wiz (1978)

1969

Got nomination for Oscar
category Best Music, Original Song for For Love of Ivy (1968) (for the song "For Love of Ivy")
shared with Bob Russell (lyrics)

1968

Got nomination for Oscar
category Best Music, Original Music Score for In Cold Blood (1967)

1968

Got nomination for Oscar
category Best Music, Original Song for Banning (1967) (for the song "The Eyes of Love")
shared with Bob Russell (lyrics)

American Music Awards


1991

Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

1991

Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Soul/R&B Album for "Back on the Block"

1982

Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Soul/R&B Album for "The Dude"

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards


1999

Won Henry Mancini Award


1987

Won ASCAP Film and Television Music Award
category Top Box Office Films for The Color Purple (1985)
shared with Jorge Calandrelli, Joel Rosenbaum, Chris Boardman

Black Movie Awards


2005

Got nomination for Black Movie Award
category Outstanding Television Movie for Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005) (TV Movie)
shared with Oprah Winfrey, Matthew Carlisle, Kate Forte

Emmy Awards


1996

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Movie)
shared with David Salzman

1995

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Informational Series for The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 9 (1995) (TV Movie)
shared with Andrew Solt, Bob Meyrowitz, David Salzman (executive producers)

1977

Won Emmy
category Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) for Roots (1977) (TV)
shared with Gerald Fried (composer)

1970

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition - For a Series or a Single Program of a Series (In Its First Year Only) for The Bill Cosby Show (1969) (TV)

Golden Globes, USA


1986

Got nomination for Golden Globe
category Best Original Score - Motion Picture for The Color Purple (1985)

1973

Got nomination for Golden Globe
category Best Original Score for The Getaway (1972)

1972

Got nomination for Golden Globe
category Best Original Song for Honky (1971) (for the song "Something More")
shared with Bradford Craig (lyrics)

1970

Got nomination for Golden Globe
category Best Original Song for Cactus Flower (1969) (for the song "The Time for Love Is Any Time")
shared with Cynthia Weil (lyrics)

Grammy Awards


2002

Won Grammy Award
category Best Spoken Word Album for "Q - The Autobiography of Quincy Jones"
shared with Jeffrey S. Thomas, Steven Strassman (engineers); Elisa Shokoff (producer)

1994

Won Grammy Award
category Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance for "Miles and Quincy Live at Montreux"
shared with Miles Davis

1991

Won Grammy Award
category Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)

1991

Won Grammy Award
category Album of the Year for "Back on the Block"

1991

Won Grammy Award
category Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "Back on the Block"
shared with Big Daddy Kane, Ice-T, Kool Moe Dee, Quincy D. III

1991

Won Grammy Award
category Best Jazz Fusion Performance for "Birdland"

1991

Won Grammy Award
category Best Arrangement on an Instrumental for "Birdland"
shared with Ian Prince, Jerry Hey, Rod Temperton

1991

Won Grammy Award
category Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s) for "The Places You Find Love"
shared with Clif Magness, Glen Ballard, Jerry Hey

1986

Won Grammy Award
category Best Music Video, Short Form for "We Are the World - The Video Event"
shared with Tom Trbovich

1986

Won Grammy Award
category Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "We Are the World"

1986

Won Grammy Award
category Record of the Year for "We Are the World"

1985

Won Grammy Award
category Best Arrangement on an Instrumental for "Grace (Gymnastics Theme)"
shared with Jeremy Lubbock

1984

Won Grammy Award
category Record of the Year for "Beat It"
shared with Michael Jackson

1984

Won Grammy Award
category Album of the Year for "Thriller"
shared with Michael Jackson

1984

Won Grammy Award
category Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)
shared with Michael Jackson

1984

Won Grammy Award
category Best Recording for Children for "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
shared with Michael Jackson

1982

Won Grammy Award
category Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "The Dude"

1982

Won Grammy Award
category Best Cast Show Album for "Lena Horne - The Lady and Her Music, Live on Broadway"

1982

Won Grammy Award
category Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s) for "Ai No Corrida"
shared with Jerry Hey

1982

Won Grammy Award
category Producer of the Year

1982

Won Grammy Award
category Best Arrangement on an Instrumental Recording for "Velas"
shared with Johnny Mandel

1981

Won Grammy Award
category Best Instrumental Arrangement for "Dinorah, Dinorah"
shared with Jerry Hey

1979

Won Grammy Award
category Best Instrumental Arrangement for "The Wiz Main Title - Overture Part One"
shared with Robert (Bob) Freedman

1974

Won Grammy Award
category Best Instrumental Arrangement for "Summer in the City"

1973

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV Special for $ (1971)

1972

Won Grammy Award
category Best Pop Instrumental Performance for "Smackwater Jack"

1970

Won Grammy Award
category Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Large Group or Soloist with Large Group for "Walking in Space"

1970

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show for The Lost Man (1969)

1970

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show for Mackenna's Gold (1969

1970

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Large Jazz Ensemble Performance for "Walking in Space"

1968

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show for In the Heat of the Night (1967)

1964

Won Grammy Award
category Best Instrumental Arrangement for "I Can't Stop Loving You"

1964

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Pop Instrumental Performance for "This Time By Basie: Hits of the '50s and '60s"

Laurel Awards


1970

Got nomination for Golden Laurel
category Music Man (4th place) for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

NAACP Image Awards


1996

Won Special Award
category Entertainer of the Year

PGA Oscar Micheaux Award


1999

Won Oscar Micheaux Award


Razzie Awards


1986

Got nomination for Razzie Award
category Worst Musical Score for Fever Pitch (1985)
shared with Thomas Dolby

Shanghai International Film Festival


2009

Won Lifetime Achievement Award


Soul Train Music Awards


1990

Won Heritage Award


Women in Film Crystal Awards


1986

Won Humanitarian Award


 
 
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The Los Angeles Philharmonic Opening Night Gala to celebrate the appointment of Gustavo Dudamel
55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals
21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party
26th Anniversary Carousel of Hope Ball - Presented by Mercedes-Benz - Arrivals
Michael Jackson's Family and Children Immortalized Their Late Father in Cement
International Jazz Day Sunset Concert
26th Anniversary Carousel of Hope Ball - Presented by Mercedes-Benz - Arrivals
21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party
Clive Davis and The Recording Academy's 2013 Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons