Jess Glynne reunites with Ghosted for new collaboration

25 Jul

Jess Glynne has reunited with Ghosted for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production trio (also known as TMS) previously teamed up with Glynne on the Wayne Hector-assisted “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself,” which topped the UK Singles Chart in August 2015.

Composed of Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Ghosted’s resume boasts further works with Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”), Birdy (“Wild Horses”), Emeli Sande (“Highs & Lows”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“Body Language”), Madison Beer (“Melodies”), Sinead Harnett (“She Ain’t Me”) and Fleur East (“Gold Watch”).

The trio’s current promotional single “Get Some” – featuring guest vocals from singer/songwriter Kamille – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed contributors Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Ed Sheeran, the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Toby Gad (Daya), Sam Romans (Kristian Galva), Jax Jones (Selena Gomez), RAYE (Mabel McVey), Starsmith (Foxes), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Steve Mac (Anne-Marie), GRADES (Alina Baraz) and Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore).

Watch the music video for “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself” below.

Liam Payne registers new song title online

25 Jul

British singer/songwriter Liam Payne has registered a new song title with ASCAP – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

“Bedroom Floor” is slotted for inclusion on Payne’s upcoming debut album, which will arrive later this year via Hampton Records in partnership with Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The track was written by fellow recording artist Charlie Puth alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Noel Zancanella (Ella Henderson), Aaron Jennings (Big Boi) and Steve Mac (Zara Larsson).

For the still-untitled collection, Payne has also teamed up with producers including Soulshock & Karlin (Kelly Rowland), Pharrell Williams (Usher), Digital Farm Animals (Fifth Harmony), Warren “Oak” Felder (Jordan Fisher), Zaire Koalo (Demi Lovato), Nick Monson (Lady GaGa), DannyBoyStyles (The Weeknd) and Ben Billions (Kristian Galva).

Among the additional songwriters expected to appear on the album are Bibi Bourelly (Selena Gomez), Emily Warren (Charli XCX), Marlon Roudette (Louisa Johnson), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Madonna), Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez), Jaramye Daniels (Beyonce), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Christina Milian), Marlin “Hookman” Bonds (Jason Derulo) and Samuel Preston (Nina Nesbitt).

Listen to audio clip for “Get Low” below.

Charli XCX confirms new single details

25 Jul

Charli XCX has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Charlotte Aitchison) christened “Boys” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming third album and will release it on July 26 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Emily Warren (Dua Lipa), Ingrid Andress (Brooke Eden), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Michael Pollack (Conor Maynard), Ari “Lauv” Leff (Demi Lovato) and Jerker Hansson (Zara Larsson).

As mentioned in earlier posts, XCX’s next studio collection – featuring previous single “After the Afterparty” – is expected to arrive later this year via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2014’s “Sucker” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Patrik Berger (Lana Del Rey), Noonie Bao (Katy Perry), A.G. Cook (Hannah Diamond), Sasha Sloan (Anne-Marie), MNEK (Kylie Minogue), Ester Dean (Trey Songz) and SOPHIE (Madonna).

Fans of XCX’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by ALMA [PME/Polydor], Carly Rae Jepsen [School Boy/Interscope], Kitten [Independent], Selena Gomez [Interscope], David Guetta [Parlophone/Atlantic] and Camila Cabello [Syco/Epic].

Watch the music video for “After the Afterparty” below.

Fifth Harmony announce new album details

25 Jul

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Fifth Harmony have announced the details for their upcoming third album.

The American pop quartet – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – will release their self-titled third album on August 25 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Down” – which was written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Ella Eyre), Verse Simmonds (Jordan Fisher), Candy Shields (Galantis), Marlin Bonds (Demi Lovato), Tayla Parx (Jason Derulo), Sebastian Kole (Brandy), Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller), Akil King (Teyana Taylor) and Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes).

On the production front, Fifth Harmony have worked with Digital Farm Animals (Louis Tomlinson), Jason Evigan (Bebe Rexha), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), Shama Joseph (Chris Brown), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Vincent Berry (Beyonce), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Zara Larsson).

Watch the music video for “Down” below.

Ina Wroldsen teams with Mac & Phil for new collaboration

24 Jul

Ina Wroldsen has teamed up with Mac & Phil for new collaboration. However, it is yet to be known whether the session was intended for another artist or Wroldsen’s upcoming debut project.

Composed of Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh, the British songwriting and production duo are responsible for Emily Warren’s “Something To Hold On To,” The Chainsmokers’ “Bloodstream,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plested’s “Habits,” Carys Selvey’s “Shallow,” and Lost Kings’ “Phone Down.”

Meanwhile, Wroldsen is expected to release her first studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

For the still-untitled project, the “How Deep is Your Love” star has reportedly teamed up with fellow musicians including Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE, Louisa Johnson), Kygo (Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding), Talay Riley (Usher, Nick Jonas) and Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson, David Guetta).

Fans of Mac & Phil’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Etham, Fleur East, Kara Marni, Taya, Jacob Banks, Dakota, Ella Henderson, Phoebe Ryan, Mullally, Becky Hill, Grace Ackerman, Mali-Koa, James Morrison, Ava Lily, Mollie King, Tamera Foster, Alice Chater, Grace Carter, Mahalia, Liza Owen, and Molly Kate Kestner.

Stream the audio clip for “Lay it On Me” below.

Kamille registers new song titles online

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Camille Angelina Purcell, mononymously known as Kamille, has registered new song titles on BMI Reportoire.

“Burns” and “Wish You Would” are slotted for inclusion on the artist’s upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Both tracks were co-written with Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxtor and Gerrard O’Connor of RITUAL, who are also responsible for Dua Lipa’s “Hotter Than Hell,” Frances’ “When it Comes to Us,” and Kungs’ “You Remain.”

RITUAL’s current promotional single “Better By Now” – co-written with the group’s lead vocalist Katie “Mononoke” Taylor alongside Jennifer Decilveo – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kamille’s debut project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers additional alliances with Chris Loco (Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith), Dantae Johnson (Mali-Koa) and Goldfingers (Liza Owen).

In addition to recently co-writing and providing guest vocals on UK production trio Ghosted’s first single “Get Some,” Kamille has also contributed to the next releases by Jessie Ware, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, Daecolm, and Ella Eyre.

Stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Jessie Ware confirms new promotional single “Midnight”

24 Jul

Jessie Ware has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Jessica Louis Ware) has christened “Midnight” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming third album under PMR Records and Island Records UK.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Kiah Victoria and Jordan Thomas alongside Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Kandace Springs, Marsha Ambrosius) and Bastian Langebaek (Amber Simone, Jack Garratt).

Other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2016’s “Tough Love” are Ross Golan, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Jamie Scott, Amy Wadge, Max McElligott, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Tobias Jesso Jr., NAO, Sam Romans, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, James Newman, Kamille, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Sam Preston, and Ed Drewett.

On the production front, Ware has reportedly worked with Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Cashmere Cat, Happy Perez, Sacha Skarbek, GRADES, Ryan Tedder, Stephan Moccio, JRY, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, Emile Haynie, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, Adriano Buffone, Starsmith, Kid Harpoon, Julian Bunetta, Fred Cox, and STINT.

Watch the music video for “Running” below.