Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!

Grace Carter releases new single “Silence”

24 May

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has released her new single online.

“Silence” – which was co-written by Carter alongside George and Henry Flint of songwriting and production duo The 23rd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Carter, who signed a publishing deal with Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs, is currently working on her upcoming debut project.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Ilsey Juber, Jordan Riley, Fabienne Holloway, Digital Farm Animals, Philip Plested, Francis “Eg” White, Patrick “Paddy” Byrne, Moses Samuels, Kane Prafitt, and Harry James.

Listen to the audio clip for “Silence” below.

Tanika reunites with Fred Cox for a new collaboration

23 May

British singer/songwriter Tanika Bailey, professionally known as Tanika, has reunited with Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

Cox previously produced and co-wrote “Fuck Boy,” taken from Tanika’s mini-album “Out Here,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other notable credits by Cox include Kiah Victoria’s “Treat Me,” Zak Abel’s “Rock Bottom,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Grace,” Lion Babe’s “Impossible,” James Morrison’s “Stay Like This,” Joel Compass’ “Back to Me,” Idris Elba’s “Bridges,” Rosie Lowe’s “So Human,” and Billie Marten’s “Bird.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow producers and songwriters including Jonny Lattimer, Fiona Bevan, Simon Aldred, Amy Wadge, Francis “Eg” White, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Fabienne Holloway, Martin Brammer, and Jim Duguid.

Meanwhile, Tanika – who previously worked with the likes of Stargate, Emeli Sande, Naughty Boy, Autumn Rowe, Mojam Music, Youthonix, Moses Samuels, Benjamin Harrison, iSHi, and Craze & Hugo – is expected to release her upcoming project later this year.

Fans of Cox’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Will Heard, RAYE, Dionne Bromfield, Josef Salvat, Kara Marni, Tori Kelly, Anne-Marie, Sam Smith, Kali Uchis, Taya, Janelle Monae, Conrad Sewell, Dakota, Kenzie May, Lily Moore, Becky Hill, Craig David, Terri Walker, KStewart, Izzy Bizu, Ady Suleiman, Grace Carter, and Denai Moore.

Watch the music video for “Fuck Boy” below.

Kacy Hill confirms details for debut album

23 May

Kacy Hill has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Like a Woman” and will release it on June 30 via Getting Out of Your Dreams (GOOD Music) / Def Jam Recordings.

Current promotional singles “Like a Woman,” which was produced by DJ Mustard alongside Terrace Martin and DJ Rodger Stadium, and “Hard to Love,” which was produced by Stuart Price and Oskar “Sikow” Engstrom, are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Kanye West-executive produced album reportedly delivers additional productions from Fraser T. Smith, Luke Laird, Kid Harpoon, Matthew “Aqualung” Hales, Two Inch Punch, BURNS, Jon Levine, Bastian Langebaek, Fred Ball, Matt Parad, BloodPop, Jamie Hartman, and Alex Hope.

Watch the music video for “Like a Woman” below.

Kiah Victoria unveils new single “Treat You”

23 May

American singer/songwriter Kiah Victoria has released her new single online.

“Treat You” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Fabienne Holloway and Fred Cox, who have collectively contributed to the next releases by Josef Salvat [Sony Music UK], Tori Kelly [Capitol], Janelle Monae [Wondaland], Grace Carter [Stellar Songs], Kara Marni [First Access] and Dakota [70Hz / Virgin EMI].

Victoria’s upcoming project, which serves as the follow-up 2016’s “Everybody,” is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Max McElligott (Craig David), Daniel “GRADES” Traynor (Sinead Harnett), Philip Plested (Ella Henderson), Mike “Scribz” Riley (Tove Lo), Bastian Langebaek (Jessie Ware) and Cass Lowe (Sam Smith).

Listen to the audio clip for “Treat You” below.

Kali Uchis drafts Jorja Smith for new single “Tyrant”

22 May

Colombian-American singer-songwriter Karly Loaiza, known professionally as Kali Uchis, has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Tyrant” – featuring guest vocals from fellow recording artist Jorja Smith – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Uchis and Smith co-wrote “Tyrant” alongside the song’s producers Mark “Sounwave” Spears (Kendrick Lamar, Raleigh Ritchie), Jairus Mozee (Faith Evans, Jill Scott) and Larrance Dopson (Ty Dolla Sign, Lupe Fiasco).

Uchis’ upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge, Clean Bandit), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Devonte Hynes (Blondie, Sky Ferreira), Illangelo (RAYE, The Weeknd) and Billy Walsh (Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys).

Listen to the audio clip for “Tyrant” below.

Olly Murs teams with Louisa Johnson for new single

22 May

Olly Murs has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Unpredictable” as the next promotional cut from his latest album “24 HRS,” out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Louisa Johnson-featuring track was co-written by Kara DioGuardi (Melanie Martinez, Colbie Caillat) and Iain James (Leona Lewis, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “Unpredictable” were collectively handled by Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Ella Henderson, Hailee Steinfeld), Daniel Davidsen (Pixie Lott, Becky Hill) and Peter Wallevik (Kylie Minogue, Jake Miller).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Bad Behaviour” and “So Good” – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Beyonce), MoZella (Pia Mia), Ina Wroldsen (Tinashe), Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele), Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), Negin Djafari (Mabel), Priscilla Renea (Fifth Harmony), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge) and Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett).

Stream the original version of “Unpredictable” below.