Sugababes reunite with Karen Poole for new collaboration

25 Jan

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British girl group Sugababes (composed of Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan, and Siobhan Donaghey) have reunited with Karen Poole for a new collaboration.

Poole previously teamed up with Sugababes on singles “Caught in a Moment” (UK #8) and “Follow Me Home” (UK #32), taken from the albums “Three” (2003) and “Taller in More Ways” (2005), respectively.

Poole’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Kylie Minogue’s “Red Blooded Woman,” Janet Jackson’s “Put Your Hands On,” Arlissa’s “Touch,” Nina Sky’s “Get Your Clothes Off,” Jamelia’s “Beware of the Dog,” Moko’s “Your Love,” and Jessica Mauboy’s “Let Me Be Me.”

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Meanwhile, Sugababes are expected to release their upcoming project – featuring additional songwriting contributions from MNEK and KABBA – later this year via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The trio recently covered UK garage duo Sweet Female Attitude’s 2000 hit single “Flowers” for DJ Spoony’s compilation album, “Garage Classics,” which peaked to number forty-eight on the UK Albums Chart.

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Caught in a Moment” below.

 

Khalid confirms details for new single “Know Your Worth”

24 Jan

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Khalid has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Know Your Worth” as his next promotional cut and will release it on January 30 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Know Your Worth” was collectively helmed by Jimmy Napes alongside siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure, who have previously worked with Sam Smith (“Latch”), Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”), The Weeknd (“Nocturnal”), Miguel (“Good Intentions”) and Lion Babe (“Hourglass”).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Khalid’s upcoming third studio collection – featuring previous singles “Up All Night” and “Eleven” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2019’s “Free Spirit,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles four singles in the shape of “Better,” “My Bad,” “Talk” and “Right Back.”

Stream the audio clip for “Eleven” below.

Dua Lipa announces details for new single “Physical”

24 Jan

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Dua Lipa has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Physical” as her next promotional cut and will release it on January 30 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Dua Lipa alongside Sarah Hudson (Katy Perry, Rita Ora), Clarence Coffee Jr. (Justin Bieber, Chris Brown) and Jason Evigan (David Guetta, Nick Jonas).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album “Future Nostalgia” – featuring lead single “Don’t Start Now” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Tove Lo, Kennedi Lykken, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Max Martin, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Future Nostalgia” below.

Amber Mark reunites with Julian Bunetta for new single “Generous”

24 Jan

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Amber Mark has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Generous” as her next promotional cut and will release it on January 30 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Generous” were handled by Julian Bunetta, who previously teamed up with Mark on the DRAM-featuring “Put You On.”

Mark’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “Mixer” and “What If” – is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The highly-anticipated collection boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Mark Ralph, Two Inch Punch, Andrew Wyatt, Jeff Gitty, Trey Campbell, Marlon Roudette, Sarah Aarons, and Noah Breakfast.

Stream the audio clip for “What If” below.

Kiana Lede confirms details for new single “Mad at Me”

22 Jan

Kiana Lede has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, actress and pianist christened “Mad at Me” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 24 January via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Amanda Reifer and Ash Leone alongside Kevin White and Mike Woods of songwriting/production duo Rice N’ Peas (Anne-Marie, Sabrina Claudio).

Lede’s upcoming debut album is scheduled to arrive later this year via The Heavy Group in partnership with Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Easy Breezy” below.

 

Alicia Keys reveals artwork, release date for new album “A.L.I.C.I.A.”

21 Jan

Alicia Keys has revealed the artwork and release date for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer will release her seventh studio collection, “A.L.I.C.I.A,” on March 20 via RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Underdog” below.

Alina Baraz releases new single “Trust”

21 Jan

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has released her new single online.

“Trust” – which was co-written by Mary Weitz and collectively produced by Spencer Stewart and Lophiile – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various media outlets, Baraz’s upcoming project (and follow-up to 2018’s “Color of You”) is scheduled to arrive later this year via Mom+Pop Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional contributions from Grades, Hayley Gene Penner, Elof Loelv, SG Lewis, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Jeff Gitty, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, Michael Pollack, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “Trust” below.