An L.A. jury has awarded legendary music producer Quincy Jones $9.42 million in damages, to be paid from the property of Jones’ long-time collaborator Michael Jackson. The award comes after a authorized case Jones has been pursuing since 2013, when he alleged that the property had didn’t pay him his share of the royalties from Jackson’s music, which surged in reputation within the wake of the celebrity’s demise in 2009.
Jones initially sought as a lot as $30 million in unpaid royalties, however right this moment’s award continues to be considerably greater than the $2 or $three million the property supplied him again in 2013. Jones labored on most of Jackson’s greatest data, together with Off The Wall and Thriller; a lot of the two-week-long trial’s arguments apparently centered on deciphering and battling over the language within the contracts for Jones’ work on a few of the defining music of the trendy period.
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