03/14/2012 03:10 pm ET | Updated Mar 17, 2012

Quincy Jones' Most Memorable Hits (VIDEO)

For over six decades Quincy Jones has managed to transcend from various boundaries in the entertainment industry ranging from a film and music producer to magazine founder. Jones’ systematic approach of infusing music genres has also led him to landing on top of the charts and earning the all-time record of being the most nominated Grammy artist with 79 nominations.

In celebration of the American cultural icon’s 79th birthday we take a retrospective look at a few of his most notable hits that were produced under his guidance.

Let us know your favorite Quincy Jones-produced song in the comments section.