Tamera Foster hits the studio with Iain James, Sunny Productions

28 Aug

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British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster has added Iain James and Sunny ProductionS to the list of contributors for her upcoming debut album.

James is known for co-writing hit singles “Wings” by Little Mix [Columbia Records], “Hand on Heart” by Olly Murs [Epic Records] and “Read All About It” by Professor Green f/ Emeli Sande [Virgin EMI Records].

Meanwhile, Sunny Productions is responsible for helming “Fucking with My Heart” by Tanika [Tim & Danny Music], “Dreams” by Gabrielle f/ Naughty Boy [Island Records] and “Free” by Chasing Grace [Naughty Boy Recordings].

Foster is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment.

The highly-anticipated project is said to feature further productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut, Chelcee Grimes, Mr. Hudson, Janee Bennett, and Al-Hakam “Komi” El-Kaubaisy.

Watch Tamera Foster’s rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” below.

Gorgon City premiere new single “Unmissable” music video

28 Aug

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Gorgon City have premiered the music video for their new single online.

“Unmissable” – featuring Zak Abel – is lifted from the production duo’s debut album, “Sirens,” out on October 6 via Black Butter / Virgin EMI Records.

The track was written by group members Kye Gibbon and Matthew Robson-Scott along with Zak Abel, Jonny Coffer and James Napier.

It follows the Laura Welsh-featuring / MNEK-assisted “Here for You,” which peaked at number seven on the UK Singles Chart.

“Sirens” is confirmed to boast further guest appearances and songwriting contributions from Kiesza [Lokal Legend], Jennifer Hudson [RCA], Emeli Sande [Capitol], Katy B [Columbia] and Maverick Sabre [Island].

Watch the music video for “Unmissable” below.

Tinashe reveals debut album “Aquarius” artwork

28 Aug

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Tinashe has revealed the official artwork for her upcoming debut album online.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Aquarius” on October 7 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Current single “Pretend” – written by Tinashe along with Lyrica Anderson and Noel “Detail” Fisher – is now available for download via iTunes.

The A$AP Rocky-assisted track serves as the follow-up to previous single “2 On,” which peaked at number 24 on the US Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Other album contributors include Stargate (Kiesza, Charli XCX), DJ Mustard (Trey Songz, Mila J), Jasper Cameron (Ciara, Mario Barrett), Boi-1da (Drake, Chris Brown) and Mike WiLL Made It (Usher, Mariah Carey).

Listen to “Pretend” below.

Kandace Springs debuts new song “West Coast”

28 Aug

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Kandace Springs has debuted a new song online.

The singer, songwriter and pianist posted “West Coast” to her official SoundCloud page on Wednesday (August 20, 2014).

The track was produced by Warren “Oak” Felder (Ariana Grande, Sevyn Streeter), Steve “Ace” Mostyn (Jennifer Lopez, Ella Henderson) and Ronald “Flippa” Colson (Elle Varner, K. Michelle).

Springs is scheduled to release her self-titled mini-album on September 30 via iTunes in partnership with SRP Records / Blue Note Records.

The highly-anticipated project is executively produced by New York-based songwriters and music producers Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken.

Listen to “West Coast” below.

Colbie Caillat unveils new album “Gypsy Heart” tracklist

28 Aug

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Colbie Caillat has unveiled the official tracklist for her upcoming third album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Gypsy Heart” on September 30 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Current single “Try” – written by Caillat along with Jason Reeves, Antonio Dixon and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds – is now available for download via iTunes.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Christmas in the Sand” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Daryl Simmons, Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson, David Hodges, Julian Bunetta, and Rune Westberg.

Peep the tracklisting for “Gypsy Heart” below.

“Live it Up”
“Blaze”
“If You Love Me Let Me Go”
“Try”
“Never Gonna Let You Down”
“Land Called Far Away”
“Nice Guys”
“Floodgates”
“Just Like That”
“Break Free”
“Never Getting Over You”
“Bigger Love”

Mila J releases lyric video for new single “My Main”

28 Aug

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Mila J has released the official lyric video for her new single online.

“My Main” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign – is lifted from the artist’s upcoming mini-album, “M.I.LA,” out on September 30 via Motown Records.

The track was produced by DJ Mustard, who is also responsible for Justine Sky’s “Collide” f/ Tyga [Atlantic Records], Keyshia Cole’s “She” [Interscope Records] and Tinashe’s “2 On” f/ Schoolboy Q [RCA Records].

“My Main” follows previous single “Smoke, Drink, Break-Up,” which peaked at number 33 on the US Billboard Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Songs Chart.

Watch the lyric video for “My Main” below.

Ne-Yo reveals artwork for new single “She Knows”

28 Aug

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Ne-Yo has revealed the official artwork for his new single online.

The R&B singer, songwriter and record producer christened “She Knows” as the second promotional single from his upcoming studio album, “Non Fiction.”

The Juicy J-assisted track follows previous single “Money Can’t Buy,” which is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

As previously reported, “Non Fiction” is scheduled to hit stores on November 11 via Compound Entertainment in partnership with Motown Records.

The highly-anticipated LP will boast productions from Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Celine Dion, Jessica Sanchez), Bryan Michael Cox (Mariah Carey, Tamar Braxton) and Jermaine Dupri (Usher, Alicia Keys).

Fans of Ne-Yo’s poignant songwriting should look out for the next releases by Gabi Wilson [RCA Records], Keri Hilson [Mosley Music / Interscope Records] and RaVaughn [Compound Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Watch the music video for “Money Can’t Buy” below.

Elle Varner graces new album by Jessie J

27 Aug

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Elle Varner has graced Jessie J’s upcoming third album.

The R&B singer/songwriter co-wrote “Personal” for Jessie J along with Jenna Andrews and William “IDap” Larsen.

The track will appear on Jessie J’s next studio collection, “Sweet Talker,” out on October 13 via Lava Records / Republic Records.

Other songwriting credits by Varner include Miguel’s “Use Me” [RCA Records] and Tanika’s “Runaway” [Tim & Danny Music / Capitol Records].

Her sophomore studio collection, “Four Letter Word,” is expected to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Current single “Don’t Wanna Dance” – which features A$AP Rocky – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Four Letter Word” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Perfectly Imperfect,” which debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

The highly-anticipated LP will be executively produced by Jeff Robinson, who is also overseeing the next projects by Daisha [Epic], Gabi Wilson [RCA], Justine Skye [Atlantic] and Tiara Thomas [Interscope].

Listen to “Don’t Wanna Dance” below.

Labrinth releases music video for new single “Let it Be”

27 Aug

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Labrinth has released the music video for his new single online.

The British singer, songwriter and record producer posted the visual clip for “Let it Be” to his official Vevo page on Tuesday (August 26, 2014).

The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming sophomore album, which will be released later this year via Simon Cowell’s label Syco Music.

Labrinth’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Electronic Earth,” peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including the Carl Falk-helmed “Treatment” and Emeli Sande-assisted “Beneath Your Beautiful.”

His extensive resume also includes works for Rihanna [SRP Records], Ed Sheeran [Atlantic Records], Conor Maynard [Parlophone Records], Tinie Tempah [Disturbing London] and Jamie Cullum [Island Records].

Watch the music video for “Let it Be” below.

Little Mix recruit Becky Hill, MNEK for new album

27 Aug

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Little Mix have added Becky Hill and MNEK to the list of contributors for their upcoming third studio album.

MNEK is known for co-writing hit single “Gecko (Overdrive),” which is a collaboration between Dutch producer Oliver Heldens and Becky Hill. The track debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

He also co-wrote and produced “Nothing Feels Like You” for Little Mix along with fellow singer/songwriter Camille Purcell.

His debut album – featuring singles “Every Little Word” and “Wrote a Song About You” – is expected to be released later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated new studio collection by Little Mix is expected to be released later this year via Syco Music / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Salute,” which debuted at number three on the UK Albums Chart.

Other songwriters and producers backing Little Mix on the new album are TMS, Maegan Cottone, The Invisible Men, and Chelcee Grimes.

Watch the music video for Oliver Helden’s “Gecko (Overdrive)” below.

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