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Emeli Sande hits the studio with Supa Dups, Di Genius

1 Sep

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Emeli Sande has recorded new material with Supa Dups and Di Genius.

“In the studio with @SupaDups & @EmeliSande” Di Genius posted to his Twitter profile on Tuesday (September 01, 2015).

The Jamaican record producer and songwriter – born Stephen McGregor – is known for his works with Lianne La Havas (“Midnight”), Nelly Furtado (“Don’t Leave Me”) and Katy B (“Little Red Light”) and Mali Music (“One”).

Meanwhile, Supa Dups’ songwriting and production resume includes works for Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), Bruno Mars (“Liquor Store Blues”), Estelle (“Come Over”) and Cover Drive (“Can’t Live in a World”).

Collectively, Supa Dups and Di Genius have contributed to the next projects by Pia Mia [Interscope Records], Krishane [Atlantic Records], Cris Cab [Island Records], Tanika [Virgin EMI Records] and Melissa Steel [Atlantic Records].

Sande, on the other hand, is scheduled to release her second studio collection later this year through Capitol Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions from Naughty Boy, Mojam, Rodney Jerkins, Chris Loco, Syience, Jim Eliot, TMS, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Mac & Phil, and Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer.

Sande’s debut album, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

Watch the music video for “Beneath Your Beautiful” below.

Katharine McPhee releases new single “Love Strikes”

31 Aug

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Katharine McPhee has released a new song online.

The actress, singer, and songwriter posted the audio clip for “Love Strikes” to her Vevo channel on Friday (August 28, 2015).

“Love Strikes” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by McPhee along with Virginia “Ginny” Blackmore (Nicole Scherzinger, Pixie Lott) and the song’s producer Rob Wells (Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez).

McPhee’s upcoming studio collection “Hysteria” – featuring previous singles “Lick My Lips” and “Stranger Than Fiction” – is slated to hit stores and digital outlets on September 18 through Entertainment One Music.

Other album contributors include Isa Machine (Conor Maynard, Ella Henderson), Chris Loco (Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly), Ali Tamposi (Ciara, Kelly Clarkson), Chris Braide (Beyonce, Colbie Caillat), Sia (Rihanna, Labrinth), Jon Bellion (CeeLo Green, Jason Derulo) and Kelly Sheehan (Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Strikes” below.

Ella Eyre releases debut album “Feline”

28 Aug

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Ella Eyre has released her debut album online.

“Feline” – featuring singles “Deeper,” “Together,” “If I Go,” and “Good Times” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Virgin EMI Records.

On the songwriting front, Eyre has teamed with Natalia Hajjara (Clairity, Vanessa White), Alex Smith (Rebecca Ferguson, Kylie Minogue), Wayne Hector (One Direction, Cover Drive) and Alexander Kronlund (Robyn, Britney Spears).

Album producers include Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Tori Kelly), Two Inch Punch (Sinead Harnett, Kacy Hill), Jarrad Rogers (Rita Ora, Demi Lovato), Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry), Starsmith (Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding) and Ilya Salmanzadeh (Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande).

Furthermore, the “Waiting All Night” star has contributed to the upcoming releases by UK drum and bass band Rudimental [Major Tom’s Music] and R&B singer, songwriter and record producer CeeLo Green [Atlantic Records].

Watch the music video for “Good Times” below.

Melissa Steel hits the studio with Cass Lowe

27 Aug

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British singer/songwriter Melissa Steel has added Cass Lowe to the list of contributors for her upcoming debut album.

Lowe recently co-produced and co-wrote “All Cried Out” for UK house duo Blonde along with Rachel “Raye” Keen and Lucas Secon. The Alex Newell-assisted track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credits by Lowe include Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air” f/ Joel Compass [Polydor], Sinead Harnett’s “Anywhere But Here” [Virgin EMI], Grades’ “King” [Warner Bros] and Kwabs’ “Love + War” [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, Steel is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Current single “You Love Me?” – available for download from September 11 via iTunes (UK) – was co-written by ROMANS (John Legend, Mary J. Blige) and produced by Rodney Jerkins (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Bless Beats (Tinie Tempah, Sasha Keable), Jin Jin (AlunaGeorge, Janelle Monae), Knox Brown (Usher, Jess Glynne), Autumn Rowe (Zendaya, Bea Miller), Di Genius (Krishane, Lianne La Havas) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue).

Watch the music video for “You Love Me?” below.

Katharine McPhee plugs new song “Stranger Than Fiction”

21 Aug

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Katharine McPhee has plugged a new song online.

The singer, songwriter, and actress posted the audio clip for “Stranger Than Fiction” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (August 18, 2015).

“Stranger Than Fiction” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by McPhee along with Ali Tamposi (Ciara, Kelly Clarkson), Smith Carlson (Taylor Swift, Ella Henderson) and Ryan Tedder (Leona Lewis, Gwen Stefani).

McPhee’s upcoming studio collection “Hysteria” – featuring the Isa Machine-produced / Sam Sparro-assisted “Lick My Lips” – is slated to hit stores and digital outlets on September 18 through Entertainment One Music.

Other album contributors include Chris Braide (Lana Del Rey, Britney Spears), Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce, Rita Ora), Chris Loco (Ella Eyre, Sinead Harnett), Sia (Rihanna, Katy Perry) and Jon Bellion (CeeLo Green, Jason Derulo).

Listen to the audio clip for “Stanger Than Fiction” below.

Ella Eyre teams up with Adam Pallin for new single “All About You”

10 Aug

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Ella Eyre has released a new song online.

“All About You” – which was written by Eyre along with Adam Pallin – is now available for download via iTunes (UK).

The track is included on Eyre’s upcoming debut album, “Feline,” scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on August 28 through Virgin EMI Records.

On the production front, “Feline” boasts contributions from Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Sinead Harnett), Future Cut (Rihanna, Olly Murs), Greg Wells (Michelle Branch, Katy Perry) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Katharine McPhee).

Meanwhile, as a songwriter, Eyre co-wrote hit single “Changing” for electronic music duo Sigma along with Wayne Hector and TMS members Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes.

She also contributed to CeeLo Green’s next studio collection. “Heart Blanche” – featuring lead single “Robin Williams” – will drop on November 13th through Warner Music Group imprint Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Together” below.

Katharine McPhee unwraps new album “Hysteria” tracklisting

6 Aug

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Katharine McPhee has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming album.

The actress, singer and songwriter will release “Hysteria” on September 18 through Entertainment One Music.

Lead single “Lick My Lips” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Sam Sparrow and produced Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers of Florence and the Machine – is now available for download via iTunes.

Other songwriters backing McPhee on the follow-up to 2010’s “Christmas is the Time to Say I Love You” are Sia Furler (Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez), Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce, Rita Ora) and Ali Tamposi (Ciara, Kelly Clarkson).

On the production front, McPhee has teamed up with Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Kylie Minogue), Jon Bellion (Eminem, CeeLo Green), Ryan Tedder (Ella Henderson, Leona Lewis) and Chris Braide (Britney Spears, Lana Del Rey).

Peep the tracklisting for “Hysteria” below.

(01) Hysteria / (02) Feather / (03) Burn / (04) Stranger Than Fiction / (05) Lick My Lips / (06) Break / (07) Appetite / (08) Love Strikes / (10) Round Your Little Finger / (11) Only One / (12) Damage Control / (13) Don’t Need Love

Sinead Harnett reveals new song title from debut album

4 Aug

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Sinead Harnett has revealed a new song title from her upcoming debut album.

“Dollar Bill” is slotted for inclusion on the British singer/songwriter’s first studio collection under Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The track was co-written by Harnett along with fellow recording artist Ed Thomas, whose other credits include Blonde’s “Higher Ground” f/ Charli Taft [Parlophone Records] and Chase & Status’ “Blk & Blu” [Island Records].

Production duties on “Dollar Bill” were handled by Two Inch Punch, who is also responsible for Years & Years’ “Desire” [Polydor Records], Sam Smith’s “Money on My Mind” [Capitol Records] and Ella Eyre’s “Deeper” [Virgin EMI Records].

Harnett’s debut album – featuring lead singles “She Ain’t Me” and “Do It Anyway” – is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets later this year.

The still-untitled CD promises further collaborations with Cass Lowe (Tinashe, Shola Ama), Iain James (Little Mix, Craig David), Chris Loco (Tori Kelly, Raleigh Ritchie), Jin Jin (Raye, Jess Glynne) and Knox Brown (Usher, Emeli Sande).

Watch the music video for “She Ain’t Me” below.

Sinead Harnett collaborates with Jin Jin for debut album

2 Aug

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Sinead Harnett has collaborated with Jin Jin on new material.

Jin Jin’s resume includes songwriting works for Jess Glynne (“Hold My Hand”), Clean Bandit (“Real Love”), Krishane f/ Melissa Steel (“Drunk and Incapable”) and Tinie Tempah f/ Jess Glynne (“Not Letting Go”).

Furthermore, she has contributed to the next projects by Lion Babe [Interscope], AlunaGeorge [Island], Raye [Polydor], Little Mix [Columbia], Foxes [RCA], Tamera Foster [Syco], Moko [Virgin EMI] and Janelle Monae [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, Harnett is expected to release her debut album later this year through Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Do It Anyway” – now available for download via iTunes (UK) – was co-written by Ed Drewett (Craig David, Little Mix) and produced by Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music (Conor Maynard, Emeli Sande).

Other musicians backing Harnett on her debut LP are Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Ella Eyre), James Fauntleroy (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware, Sam Smith) and Knox Brown (Usher, Mary J. Blige).

Watch the lyric video for “Do It Anyway” below.

Ella Eyre unveils music video for new single “Good Times”

22 Jul

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Ella Eyre has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

“Good Times” is lifted from the British singer/songwriter’s debut album, “Feline,” out on August 14 through Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Production duties on “Good Times” were handled by Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie of Sigma, who previously teamed up with Eyre on hit single “Changing.” The Paloma Faith-assisted track debuted at number on the UK Singles Chart.

Other musicians backing Eyre on “Feline” are Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware, Sam Smith), Chris Loco (Leona Lewis, Tori Kelly), Jarrad Rogers (Charli XCX, Becky Hill) and Future Cut (Shakira, Rita Ora).

Watch the music video for “Good Times” below.

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