Court overturns Quincy Jones’ win in Michael Jackson lawsuit


In this mixture photo, Quincy Jones appears at his property in Los Angeles, Calif., on April 9, 2004, left, and Michael Jackson comes to courtroom on March two, 2005, in Santa Maria, Calif. On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, a jury uncovered that Jackson’s estate owes Jones $9.four million in royalties and manufacturing charges from “Billie Jean,” “Thriller” and more of the superstar’s biggest hits.

LOS ANGELES — A California appeals courtroom on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.four million in royalties and charges from the Michael Jackson estate about the use of Jones-developed Jackson hits in the concert movie “This Is It” and two Cirque du Soleil shows.

The state’s 2nd District Courtroom of Appeals ruled that the jury misinterpreted a contract that was the judge’s position to interpret in any case. It

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