Justin Timberlake enlists Sarah Aarons for new collaboration

17 Jul

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Justin Timberlake has enlisted Sarah Aarons for a new collaboration.

The Australian songwriter is responsible for co-penning Zedd’s “The Middle,” Kelsey Lu’s “Due West,” John Legend’s “Preach,” Demi Lovato’s “Lonely,” Khalid’s “Free Spirit,” Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” David Guetta’s “Don’t Leave Me Alone,” Mabel’s “Bedroom,” and Jonas Brothers’ “Happy When I’m Sad.”

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Meanwhile, Timberlake’s current promotional single “Soulmate” – which was co-written by James Fauntleroy and produced by Nineteen85 – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

His most recent studio collection, 2018’s “Man of the Woods,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Filthy,” “Supplies” and “Say Something” (featuring Chris Stapleton).

Stream the audio clip for “Soulmate” below.

Mahalia liberates music video for new single “Simmer”

17 Jul

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Mahalia has liberated the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Simmer” – featuring Burna Boy – was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Wednesday (July 17, 2019).

The track was co-written by Kojey Radical alongside Wayne Hector (Tanya Lacey, Craig David), Felix Joseph (Jorja Smith, Maverick Sabre) and Jonah Christian (Normani, Snoh Aalegra).

Mahalia’s upcoming debut album “Love and Compromise” – featuring previous singles “I Wish I Missed My Ex” and “Do Not Disturb” – is scheduled to arrive on September 13 via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project yields additional contributions from Aston Rudi, Jonny Lattimer, Alastair O’Donnell, Nate Warner, Sam Dew, Pop Wansel, DJ Dahi, Sounwave, and Jennifer Decilveo.

Watch the music video for “Simmer” below.

Beyonce unleashes music video for new single “Spirit”

17 Jul

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

The visual clip for “Spirit” was posted the American singer, songwriter and actress’ YouTube channel on Tuesday (July 17, 2019).

“Spirit” was written by Beyonce alongside fellow recording artist Timothy “Labrinth” McKenzie and Swedish songwriter/producer Ilya Salmanzadeh, whose other credits include Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left To Cry,” Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood,” and Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do.”

The upcoming original motion picture soundtrack, “The Lion King: The Gift,” is scheduled to arrive on July 19 via Walt Disney Records.

Among the musicians and recording artists appearing on the highly-anticipated compilation are Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams, Tiwa Savage, Kendrick Lamar, Jessie Reyez, Childish Gambino, Raye, Wizkid, Stacy Barthe, Burna Boy, Teaira Whack, Mr Eazi, 070 Shake, Tekno, Shatta Wale, and Nova Wav.

Watch the music video for “Spirit” below.

 

Bishop Briggs premieres music video for new single “Champion”

17 Jul

Bishop Briggs has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Sarah McLaughlin) posted the visual clip for “Champion” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (July 16, 2019).

The track was co-written by Kristine Flaherty (aka K.Flay) alongside Joel Little, whose other credits include Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down,” James Bay’s “Peer Pressure,” Marina’s “Handmade Heaven,” Jarryd James’ “Slow Motion,” Amy Shark’s “Never Coming Back,” and Lorde’s “Green Light.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Jimmy Napes, Wayne Hector, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

Watch the music video for “Champion” below.

 

Little Mix teams up with Boi-1da for new collaboration

15 Jul

British girl group Little Mix – composed of members Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards – have teamed up with Boi-1da for a new collaboration.

The Jamaican record producer – born Dwayne Chin-Quee – is responsible for singles including Nicki Minaj’s “Bed,” Amara La Negra’s “Insecure,” Drake’s “Controlla,” Mary J. Blige’s “Each Tear,” and Estelle’s “Come Over.”

Supa Dups’ extensive resume boasts additional works with Bruno Mars (“Liquor Store Blues”), Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), John Legend (“No Other Love”), Christina Aguilera (“Around the World”), Stacy Barthe (“No Strings Attached”), Becky G (“Zooted”) and Nina Sky (“Clothes Off”).

Meanwhile, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth album – featuring lead single “Bounce Back” (which was co-written by Jude Demorest and Jocelyn “Jozzy” David and produced by Swiff D and Stargate) – is expected to arrive later this year via via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Georgia Ku, Warren “Oak” Felder, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Watch the music video for “Bounce Back” below.

 

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Ciara

14 Jul

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Ciara.

“Cooking up something very cool with @Ciara in the studio last nite,” the legendary American songwriter posted to Instagram on Saturday (July 13, 2019).

Warren previously teamed up with Ciara on “I Got You,” taken from the artist’s sixth studio collection, “Jackie,” which peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Toni Braxton (“Unbreak My Heart”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Britney Spears (“When Your Eyes Say It”), Beyonce (“I Was Here”), Rita Ora (“Grateful”) and Jennifer Hudson (“I’ll Fight”).

Meanwhile, Ciara most recent album “Beauty Marks” – featuring singles “Level Up,” “Freak Me,” “Dose,” “Greatest Love” and “Thinkin Bout You” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “I Got You” below.

Little Mix drafts Georgia Ku for new collaboration

13 Jul

British girl group Little Mix – composed of members Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards – have drafted Georgia Ku for a new collaboration.

The Atlantic recording artist’s songwriting resume boasts works with Rita Ora (“Soul Survivor”), Iggy Azalea (“Switch”), Dua Lipa (“Scared to be Lonely”), Jaira Burns (“Bounce Right Back”), Skylar Stecker (“Crazy Beautiful”), Zedd (“Illusion”) and Fifth Harmony (“1000 Hands”).

Ku’s current promotional single “What Do I Do?” – which was collectively helmed by Captain Cuts and The Monsters & Strangerz – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Little Mix’s upcoming sixth album – featuring lead single “Bounce Back” (which was co-written by Jude Demorest and Jocelyn “Jozzy” David and produced by Swiff D and Stargate) – is expected to arrive later this year via via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly delivers further contributions from Oak Felder (Kehlani, Nicki Minaj), Sean Douglas (Madonna, Demi Lovato), Boy Matthews (Sasha Keable, Will Young), Kamille (Mabel, Sam Smith), Chris Loco (Jojo, Raleigh Ritchie) and Goldfingers (Matoma, Zara Larsson).

Watch the music video for “What Do I Do” below.