Rita Ora confirms new single “Testosterone”

24 Nov

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Rita Ora has confirmed the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Testosterone” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming as-yet-untitled sophomore album on Columbia Records.

“Testosterone” follows the Calvin Harris-produced “I Will Never Let You Down,” which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Ora’s current release, the Diane Warren-penned “Grateful,” is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets. The track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Beyond the Lights.”

For her highly-anticipated new LP, the “Radioactive” star teamed up with will.i.am (Ciara, Britney Spears), DJ Mustard (Omarion, Jhene Aiko), Tommy Brown (Nas, Ariana Grande) and Devonte Hynes (Tinashe, Sky Ferreira).

Listen to “Grateful” below.

K. Michelle debuts new song “Going Under”

24 Nov

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K. Michelle has debuted a new song online.

The R&B singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Going Under” to her official YouTube page on Monday (November 24, 2014).

“Going Under” is lifted from the artist’s upcoming sophomore album, “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart,” out on December 9 via Atlantic Records,

The follow-up to 2013’s “Rebellious Soul” also includes previous promotional cuts “Love ‘Em All,” “Maybe I Should Call” and “How Do You Know?”

On the songwriting and production front, “AWBAH” is confirmed to boast collaborations with Eric Hudson, Sevyn Streeter, Andrew Clifton, Jessyca Wilson, Robert Shea Taylor, Ne-Yo, Warren Felder and Andrew Wansel.

Listen to “Going Under” below.

Gwen Stefani reveals artwork for new single “Spark the Fire”

24 Nov

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Gwen Stefani has revealed the official artwork for her new single online.

“Spark the Fire” marks the second promotional cut from the artist’s upcoming as-yet-untitled third studio album, which is expected to be released in December via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Production duties on “Spark the Fire” were handled by Pharrell Williams, who previously also up with Stefani on “Hollaback Girl” and “Wind it Up.”

Previous promotional cut, the Benny Blanco-helmed “Baby Don’t Lie,” is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other musicians backing Stefani on the follow-up to 2006’s “The Sweet Escape” are Ryan Tedder (Beyonce, Ariana Grande), Charli XCX (Iggy Azalea, Sky Ferreira) and Noel Zancanella (Ella Henderson, Leona Lewis).

Watch the music video for “Baby Don’t Lie” below.

David Guetta, Emeli Sande announce new single “What I Did for Love”

23 Nov

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David Guetta has announced the title for his new single.

The French DJ and record producer christened “What I Did for Love” – featuring Emeli Sande – as the next promotional cut from his upcoming album, “Listen,” out on November 24 via Atlantic Records and Parlophone Records.

“What I Did for Love” was written by Guetta along with Alicia Keys, Giorgio Tuinfort, Sean Douglas, Jason Evigan, Sam Martin and Breyan Isaac.

The track follows previous single “Dangerous,” which peaked at number eight on the US Billboard Hot Dance / Electronic Songs Chart.

Other artists backing Guetta on “Listen” are Sia [RCA Records], John Legend [Columbia Records], Nicki Minaj [Republic Records], Bebe Rexha [Warner Bros. Records] and Ryan Tedder [Interscope Records].

On the songwriting front, “Listen” boasts further contributions from Lindy Robbins (Jordin Sparks, Demi Lovato), Ester Dean (Rihanna, Jasmine V), The-Dream (Usher, Nicole Scherzinger) and Julie Frost (Madonna, Ed Sheeran).

Preview “What I Did for Love” below.

Polly A. premieres music video for new single “Nature”

23 Nov

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Polly A. has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the EMBRYO-directed clip for “Nature” to her official YouTube page on Thursday (November 20, 2014).

“Nature” – which was produced by THE MATRAX – appears on the artist’s upcoming project, “Distorted Fairytales.”

Polly A. – born Meleni Smith – previously teamed up with musicians including Boi-1da (Tinashe, Chris Brown), Syience (Beyonce, Emeli Sande), Toby Gad (Madonna, John Legend) and Salaam Remi (Usher, Leona Lewis).

Her songwriting resume includes works for Natasha Bedingfield (“Happy”), Selena Gomez (“Bang Bang Bang”), J. Cole (“Crooked Smile), Kat Dahlia (“Money Party”) and Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”).

Watch the music video for “Nature” below.

Jasmine V confirms new single “I Love Your Crazy”

23 Nov

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Jasmine V has confirmed the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “I Love Your Crazy” as the second promotional cut from her debut EP, “That’s Me Right There,” out now via iTunes.

“I Love Your Crazy” was co-written and produced by Leon “RoccStar” Youngblood, who is also responsible for Chris Brown’s “Fine China” [RCA Records] and Jennifer Lopez’s “Acting Like That” [Capitol Records].

Other musicians backing Jasmine V on the EP are Harmony Samuels (Avery Wilson, Pia Mia), Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes, Jessica Mauboy), Symbolyc One (Madonna, Kanye West) and Sam Hook (Omarion, Jhene Aiko).

Her full-length first studio collection is expected to be released during the first quarter of 2015 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “That’s Me Right There” below.

Beyonce unleashes music video for new single “7/11″

23 Nov

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Beyonce has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “7/11” to her official YouTube page on Friday (November 21, 2014).

“7/11” was produced by Bobby Johnson and Noel “Detail” Fisher, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Drunk in Love” and “Jealous.”

The track is lifted from the upcoming project, “Beyonce: Platinum Edition,” out on November 24 via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Other album contributors include Mike Caren (Wynter Gordon, Bruno Mars), Sia (David Guetta, Mikky Ekko), Greg Kurstin (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), Hit-Boy (Ciara, Keri Hilson) and Pharrell Williams (Usher, Jennifer Hudson).

Watch the music video for “7/11” below.

MNEK debuts new single “The Rhythm”

23 Nov

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MNEK has debuted his new single online.

The British singer, songwriter and record producer posted the audio clip for “The Rhythm” to his official YouTube page on Saturday (November 22, 2014).

“The Rhythm” – which was co-written by MNEK along with Kersha Bailey – appears on the artist’s upcoming debut album under Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Cherrytree / Interscope Records (US).

The still-untitled project will also include previous singles “Every Little Word,” “Wrote a Song About You” and “In Your Clouds.”

Fans of MNEK’s songwriting and production works should look out for the next releases by Madonna [Interscope Records], Jojo [Atlantic Records], Tamera Foster [Syco Music] and Rudimental [Asylum Records].

Some of his recent credits include “Losing” by Becky Hill [Parlophone Records], “Say Something” by Karen Harding [Capitol Records] and “Revive (Say Something)” by LuvBug f/ Joel Compass [Polydor Records].

Listen to “The Rhythm” below.

Olly Murs teams with Demi Lovato for new single “Up”

23 Nov

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Olly Murs has revealed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Up” – featuring Demi Lovato – as the second promotional cut from his upcoming fourth studio album, “Never Been Better,” out on November 24 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

“Up” was written by Maegan Cottone along with Wayne Hector, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen and Peter Wallevik.

The track follows previous single “Wrapped Up,” which is now available for download via iTunes (UK) and all other digital outlets.

“Never Been Better” boasts further collaborations with TMS (Leona Lewis, Emeli Sande), Claude Kelly (Brandy, Alexandra Burke), Steve Mac (Shakira, Ella Henderson) and Iain James (Little Mix, Tamera Foster).

Watch the music video for “Wrapped Up” below.

Selena Gomez hints at new collaboration with Sia

20 Nov

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Selena Gomez has hinted at a new collaboration with Sia Furler.

The Australian songbird is responsible for co-writing Rihanna’s “Diamonds” [Def Jam Recordings], Beyonce’s “Pretty Hurts” [Columbia Records] and Katy Perry’s “Double Rainbow” [Capitol Records].

Sia’s resume also includes works for Celine Dion [Columbia Records], Jessie J [Republic Records], Cheryl [Polydor Records], Labrinth [Syco Music], Britney Spears [RCA Records] and Carly Rae Jepsen [Interscope Records].

Meanwhile, Gomez will release her upcoming greatest hits compilation “For You” on November 24 via Hollywood Records.

Current single “The Heart Wants What it Wants” – which was produced by Antonina Armato and Tim James of Rock Mafia – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Gomez’s last studio collection, 2013’s “Stars Dance,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered two hit singles in the shape of “Come and Get It” and “Slow Down.”

Watch the music video for “The Heart Wants What it Wants” below.

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