Jorja Smith enlists Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

20 Oct

Jorja Smith has enlisted Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

Gitty recently produced and co-wrote Jojo’s “Joanna” alongside Rebekah “Rose Gold” Muhammad and Natalie Dunn.  The track is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The American record producer’s resume boasts additional works with 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, Smith is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album under FAMM. The still-untitled project follows 2018’s “Lost & Found,” which debuted at number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “The One,” “Blue Lights,” “February 3rd,” and “On Your Own.”

Smith’s most recent single “Be Honest” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Amira “Miraa May” Benameur and collectively produced by Oliver “Cadenza” Rodigan and Andron “IzyBeats” Cross – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Be Honest” below.

 

Usher teams up with Ella Mai for new collaboration

19 Oct

 

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Usher has teamed up with Ella Mai for a new collaboration.

“I love when a plan comes together @usher and @ellamai,” Keith Thomas, Ceo of GoodLook Entertainment & A&R for RCA/Bystorm records, posted to Instagram on Friday (October 18, 2019).

Mai’s self-titled debut album under 10 Summers / Interscope Records debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Boo’d Up,” “Naked,” “Trip” and “Shot Clock.”

Her latest release “What You Did” – with fellow British recording artist Mahalia – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

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Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.

Grace Carter releases new single “Fired Up”

19 Oct

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

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

The track was collectively produced by The 23rd (Becky Hill. Claudia Valentina), Kid Harpoon (Jessie Ware, Lauren Jauregui), Clarence Coffee Jr. (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha) and DetoNate (Conor Maynard, Tyler James).

Carter’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “Heal Me” and “Don’t Hurt Like It Used  To” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Fired Up” below.

Kamille premieres music video for new single “Don’t Answer”

18 Oct

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Kamille has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Don’t Answer” – featuring Wiley – was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Friday (October 18, 2019).

Production duties on “Don’t Answer” – which samples Ginuwine’s 1996 hit single “Pony” – were collectively handled by Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David, Jacob Banks) and Amish “ADP” Patel (Dua Lipa, Ella Eyre).

Besides working on her next project under BMG Rights Management /  Pure Cut Records, Kamille also penned songs on the next releases by Sam Smith, Lianne La Havas, David Guetta, Ellie Goulding, Dua Lipa, and Rihanna.

Kamille’s recent songwriting credits include Mabel’s “Mad Love,” Bebe Rexha’s “Harder,” Madison Beer’s “All Day And Night,” Little Mix’s “Think About Us,” Jess Glynne’s “I’ll Be There,” and Clean Bandit’s “Baby.”

Watch the music video for “Don’t Answer” below.

Jorja Smith records new music with Ronald “Flippa” Colson

16 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jorja Smith has recorded new music with Ronald “Flippa” Colson.

The American record producer’s resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Numb”), Chris Brown (“Bassline”), Nicki Minaj (“Right By My Side”), Usher (“Good Kisser”), K. Michelle (“Something About the Night”), Miguel (“Leaves”), H.E.R. (“Take You There”) and YBN Cordae (“Have Mercy”).

Meanwhile, Smith is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album under FAMM. The still-untitled project follows 2018’s “Lost & Found,” which debuted at number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “The One,” “Blue Lights,” “February 3rd,” and “On Your Own.”

Smith’s most recent single “Be Honest” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Amira “Miraa May” Benameur and collectively produced by Oliver “Cadenza” Rodigan and Andron “IzyBeats” Cross – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Be Honest” below.

Keri Hilson enlists Andre Harris for new collaboration

15 Oct

Keri Hilson has enlisted Andre Harris for a new collaboration.

As one half of songwriting and production duo Dre & Vidal, Harris has helmed songs for Usher (“Caught Up”), Mariah Carey (“Lullaby”), Alicia Keys (“So Simple”), Chris Brown (“Excuse Me Miss”), Amerie (“Just Like Me”), Fantasia (“I Nominate U”) and Bobby Valentino (“Slow Down”).

Harris’ most recent credits include Earthgang’s “Wings,” Kash Doll’s “Kitten,” Chris Brown’s “Troubled Waters,” BJ the Chicago Kid’s “Time Today,” Estelle’s “Lights Out,” Ro James’ “Outside the Box,” H.E.R’s “Wait for It,” Bryson Tiller’s “Teach Me a Lesson,” LeToya’s “Grey,” and Sir’s “Summer in November.”

Meanwhile, Hilson is currently working on her upcoming third album, for which a title and release date is yet to be announced. The highly-anticipated project follows 2010’s “No Boys Allowed,” which spawned three singles in the shape of “Pretty Girl Rock,” “One Night Stand” and “Lose Control.”

As a songwriter, Hilson has penned songs for Britney Spears (“Gimme More”), Ciara (“Ooh Baby”), Mary J. Blige (“Take Me As I Am”), Toni Braxton (“Supposed to Be”), Usher (“Red Light”), Omarion (“Ice Box”), Jennifer Lopez (“Wrong When You’re Gone”) and Megan Rochell (“It’s On You”).

Watch the music video for “Pretty Girl Rock” below.

 

Craig David hits the studio with Jin Jin, KingJet, John the Blind for new collaboration

15 Oct

British singer/songwriter Craig David has enlisted Janee “in Jin” Bennett, KingJet, and John the Blind for a new collaboration.

Jin Jin previously co-wrote “When You Know What Love Is” and “Do You Miss Me Much” for David alongside Gary Barlow and Fraser T. Smith. Both tracks are slotted for inclusion on David’s upcoming album under Insanity Records.

Meanwhile, KingJet and John the Blind have collectively produced songs for Rita Ora, Mac Miller, Jess Glynne, Vic Mensa, Jessie Ware, Duckwrth, Harry Styles, and Far East Movement. Their most recent releases, “Travel” and “Bottle of Pills,” are now available via all digital streaming outlets, respectively.

David’s last studio collection, 2016’s “The Time Is Now,” peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Heartline,” “I Know You” (featuring Bastille) and “Magic.”

Other musicians expected to appear on the “Fill Me In” hitmaker’s forthcoming eighth album are Hit-Boy, Lionchld, Max Wolfgang, Cathy Dennis, Ed Drewett, Rachel Furner, Tre Jean-Marie, Grace Barker, ADP, Naughty Boy, Oliver Heldens, Alan Sampson, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Do You Miss Me Much” below.