Tori Kelly teams up with Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

19 Nov

Tori Kelly has teamed up with Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

The American musician (born Jeffrey Gitelman) recently produced and co-wrote “Sweaters” for Allen Stone alongside Nasri Atweh of Magic.  The track is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Gitty’s resume boasts additional works with Jojo (“Joanna”), Brandy (“Freedom Rings”), H.E.R. (“As I Am”), Trey Songz (“She Lovin’ It”), Camila Cabello (“All These Years”), Dinah Jane (“SZNS”), Amber Mark (“What If”), Kali Uchis (“Gotta Get Up”) and Tommy Genesis (“Lucky”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is currently working on her next project with the likes of Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Marcus James, Hue Strother, Monro, and The Rascals (aka Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes).

Her latest album “Inspired By True Events” peaked to number 97 on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Change Your Mind,” “Language” and “2 Places.”

Stream the audio clip for “Minute to Myself” below.

Amaal Nuux hits the studio with Grades, Loxe for new collaboration

19 Nov

Somali-Canadian singer songwriter Amaal Nuux has teamed up with Daniel “Grades” Traynor and Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson for a new collaboration.

Grades songwriting and production resume boasts works with H.E.R. (“Lights On”), Dua Lipa (“No Goodbyes”), Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”), Fantasia (“Wait for You”), Sinead Harnett (“If You Let Me”), Hamzaa (“Hard to Love”), Raleigh Ritchie (“Time in a Tree”) and Khalid (“Winter”).

Meanwhile, Loxe had previously co-written and produced songs for Nao (“Love Supreme”), Jaz Karis (“Doubt My Love”), Chelou (“Out of Sight”), Jvck James (“Fears”), Vanessa Elisha (“Butter”) and MAAD (“Y.O.U”).

Amaal is currently working on her next project under Universal Music Canada. Her debut mini-collection “Black Dove” – featuring contributions from Jason Pounds, Hayley Gene Penner, JP Saxe, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream “Black Dove” below.

 

Paloma Faith enlists Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Ball for new collaboration

19 Nov

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has enlisted Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo recently helmed Raye’s last single “Love Me Again,” which peaked to number fifty-five on the UK Singles Chart.

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Craig David (“Do You Miss Me Much”), Sigala (“We Got Love”), Jess Glynne (“All I Am”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Rita Ora (“Proud”), Don Diablo (“Brave”) and Jonas Blue (“Alien”).

Meanwhile, Fred Ball’s production credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Harloe’s “Rivers Run Dry,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Maeta’s “Babygirl,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith is currently working on her upcoming fifth studio album under Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Architect” reportedly features additional contributions from Diane Warren, AC Burrell, Grades, Dave Okumu, Mnek, Tre Jean-Marie, Starsmith, Cleo Tighe, Stephan Moccio, Clarence Coffee Jr., RuthAnne, George Moore, BullySongs, Detonate, and Patrick Wemberley.

Watch the music video for “Lullaby” below.

 

Little Mix announce details for first Christmas single “One I’ve Been Missing”

19 Nov

British girl group Little Mix (composed of members Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards) christened “One I’ve Been Missing” as their first Christmas single and will release it on November 22 via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by group member Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Sinead Harnett alongside Rachel Furner (Becky Hill, Craig David), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel, Ella Eyre) and Jez Ashurst (Ella Henderson, Louise Redknapp).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix are currently working on their upcoming album under RCA Records (UK) / Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “LM5” reportedly boasts contributions from Supa Dups, Georgia Ku, Oak Felder, Tayla Parx, Sean Douglas, Boy Matthews, Nate Campany, Kamille, Chris Loco, and Goldfingers.

Watch the music video for “Bounce Back” below.

Tori Kelly enlists The Rascals for new collaboration

17 Nov

Tori Kelly has enlisted The Rascals for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo – composed of Khristopher Riddick-Tynes and Leon Thomas – recently helmed Kehlani’s “You Know Wassup” alongside regular collaborator Antonio Dixon.

Other notable credits by The Rascals include Arin Ray’s “Change,” Chris Brown’s “Emerald,” G-Eazy’s “Scary Nights,” Jessie Reyez’s “Body Count,” Ariana Grande’s “Tattooed Heart,” JP Saxe’s “Women Who Look Like You,” Rick Ross’ “Gold Roses,” Zendaya’s “Something New,” and Kevin Abstract’s “Baby Boy.”

Meanwhile, Tori Kelly’s re-released her latest studio album “Inspired By True Events” with two additional songs in the shape of “Until Forever” and “Minute to Myself” (both produced by Jimmy Napes).

The follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” peaked to number ninetey-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Change Your Mind,” “Language” and “2 Places.”

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” below.

Camila Cabello reveals artwork, release date for sophomore album “Romance”

15 Nov

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Camila Cabello has revealed the artwork and release date for her new album.

The Cuban-American singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Romance” and will release it on December 6 via Syco Music / Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Living Proof” – which was co-written by Justin Tranter and Ali Tamposi and produced by Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson (aka Mattman & Robin) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides previous singles “Shameless,” “Liar,” “Easy,” and “Cry for Me,” the follow-up to 2018’s “Camila” also features productions and songwriting contributions from The Monsters & Strangerz, Andrew Watt, Jon Bellion, Frank Dukes, Louis Bell, Ryan Tedder, and John Hill.

Stream “Living Proof” below.

Tinashe reveals “Songs for You” tracklisting, release date

14 Nov

Tinashe has announced the release date and tracklisting for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will release “Songs for You” on November 21 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Current promotional single “Touch and Go” – featuring 6LACK – was written by Tinashe alongside Lisa Scinta, Elliott Trent and Dimitri McDowell.

Other album contributors include Kaytranada, Mayila Jones, Kito, Whitney Phillips, Mackenzie Johnson, Rook Monroe, Killah B, Max Levin, and Trackside (aka Parrish Warrington and Diederik van Elsas of Trackside).

See the tracklisting for “Song For You” below.

(1) Feelings / (2) Life’s Too Short / (3) Hopscotch / (4) Stormy Weather / (5) Save Room for Us / (6) Story of Us / (7) Die a Little Bit / (8) Perfect Crime / (9) Cash Race / (10) Link Up / (11) Touch & Go / (12) Know Better / (13) You / (14) So Much Better / (15) Remember When