Quincy Jones Wins $9.4 Million From Michael Jackson’S Property

“I’m not suing Michael,” Jones replied, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jones asked for $30.3 million; the estate countered that Jones was owed less than $400,000 due to accounting errors on their part.
According to Jones’ contracts with Jackson and Sony Music, which go back to 1978, Jones would have first crack at this type of work.
Jones’ complaint also accused Jackson’s estate of “disguising” royalties made from the various productions, films and albums by classifying them as profits, which prevented Jones’ royalties from being accurately calculated.
Jackson’s estate “intends to pursue post-trial motions and appeal the verdict which we believe was erroneous,” Howard Weitzman, the defending attorney in the case, wrote in an email to NPR.

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