Jessie Reyez enlists Fred Ball for new collaboration

16 Jan

Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez has enlisted the production services of Fred Ball for her upcoming debut album.

The Roc Nation signee recently produced and co-wrote “Heaven” for American recording artist Justine Skye alongside Charles “Prince Charlez” Hinshaw Jr. The track appears on Skye’s forthcoming debut album, “Ultraviolet,” out on January 19 via Universal Music Group / Roc Nation Records.

Ball’s resume boasts additional works with Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississippi”), Madison Beer (“Say it to My Face”), Astrid S (“Does She Know”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and All Saints (“Summer Rain”).

Meanwhile, Reyez is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Cotton Candy” and “Phone Calls” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from The Rascals, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jason Evigan, Chris Loco, Fredrik “Fredro” Odesjo, HazeBanga, Salaam Remi, Christopher Braide, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Two Inch Punch, Georgia Ku, and Will IDAP.

Stream the audio clip for “Cotton Candy” below.

Scott Storch teases new collaboration with Chris Brown

16 Jan

American record producer and songwriter Scott Storch has teased a new collaboration with R&B singer-songwriter Chris Brown.

“I heard nothing but smashes tonight 🙌 ! My man who I’ve known since he was 14 . To much talent 💨💨. We about to get another few ! 2018 is just getting started 🎹🎶🔥@chrisbrownofficial,” Storch posted to his Instagram profile on Monday (January 15, 2018).

Storch previously helmed Brown’s “Run It!,” “Gimme That,” “Nice,” “Brown Skin Girl” and “Enemy,” taken from the albums “Chris Brown” (2005), “Exclusive” (2007), “Graffiti” (2009) and “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” (2017), respectively.

Storch’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Baby Boy”), Christina Aguilera (“Can’t Hold Us Down”), Pink (“Family Portrait”), Janet Jackson (“Island Life”), Mario (“Let Me Love You”), Kelly Rowland (“Work”), Toni Braxton (“Please”) and Mya (“Lock You Down”).

Meanwhile, Brown’s current studio collection “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” – featuring singles “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “Party,” “Privacy,” “Pills & Automobiles” and “Questions” – is out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Enemy” below.

Hailee Steinfeld drafts Noah Breakfast for new collaboration

16 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and actress Hailee Steinfeld has drafted record producer Noah Breakfast for a new collaboration.

Born Noah Beresin, the former member of Chiddy Bang previously helmed songs for Christine and the Queens (“No Harm is Done”), Tei Shi (“Keep Running”), Becky Hill (“Back to My Love”), Santigold (“Walking in a Circle”), Ty Dolla $ign (“Sitting Pretty”), Big Sean (“Light it Up”), Ellie Goulding (“Tessellate”), Tory Lanez (“Henny in Hand”) and Brooke Candy (“Opulence”).

Noah Breakfast’s resume boasts additional works with fellow producers and songwriters including Two Inch Punch, Asia Whiteacre, Diplo, Sia Furler, Robopop, Jesse Saint John, Sarah Aarons, DJ Dahi, Emma Davidson-Dillon, Patrik Berger, Natalie Dunn, Stint, Rostam Batmanglij, Diplo, Emily Warren, John Hill, and Sam Hollander.

Meanwhile, Steinfeld’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Let Me Go” and “Most Girls” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting alliances with Leland, Allie X, Hayley Warner, Farrago, Ali Tamposi, Brandon Skeie, Kathryn Ostenberg, BURNS, Albin Nedler, Tayla Parx, Whitney Phillips, Rami Yacoub, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Steinfeld’s current promotional single “Capital Letters” – which was co-written by Ellie Goulding, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Andrew Jackson, Ely Weisfeld, and Michael “BloodPop” Tucker – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Capital Letters” below.

Charli XCX enlists Andrew Watt for new collaboration

16 Jan

British singer/songwriter Charlotte Aitchison, professionally known as Charli XCX, has enlisted fellow recording artist Andrew Watt for a new collaboration.

Watt recently co-wrote Rita Ora & Liam Payne’s “For You” alongside regular songwriting partner Ali Tamposi and Swedish record producer Ali Payami. The track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Fifty Shades Freed,” out on February 9th via Republic Records.

Watt’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Camila Cabello (“Havana”), Selena Gomez & Marshmello (“Wolves”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Let Me Go”), DJ Snake & Justin Bieber (“Let Me Love You”), Kygo (“It Ain’t Me”), Rita Ora (“Anywhere”) and Post Malone (“Feeling Whitney”).

XCX’s current mixtape “Pop 2” – featuring contributions from A.G. Cook, Carly Rae Jepsen, SOPHIE, Tove Lo, Alma, Caroline Polachek, Brooke Candy, Cupcakke, MØ, and Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As a songwriter, XCX co-wrote “OMG” for Camila Cabello alongside Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius, Alexandra “Sasha Sloan” Yatchenko and Norwegian production duo Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Burning Man” below.

Ray BLK taps Harloe for new collaboration

16 Jan

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has tapped the songwriting services of fellow recording artist Harloe.

Born Jessica Ashley Karpov, Harloe’s songwriting resume boasts works with Kelly Clarkson (“Medicine”), Britney Spears (“Love Me Down”), Charli XCX (“Secret”), Olivia Holt (“Thin Air”) and Madison Beer (“Unbreakable”).

Her current single “More Than Ever” – which was co-written with regular collaborator Emanuel Kiriakou – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project and follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” – featuring the Gina Kushka and Tom Havelock-penned / Jimmy Napes-produced “Doing Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rymez, Kelly Kiara, MNEK, Lil Eddie, Raye, The 23rd, Dayo Olatunji, Courage, Jin Jin, Invisible Men, Kamille, Mr. Hudson, Evan Bogart, Tamera Foster, Parker Ighile, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than Ever” below.

Kylie Minogue confirms new promotional single “Dancing”

16 Jan

Kylie Minogue has confirmed the details for her upcoming promotional single.

The Australian singer/songwriter christened the Sky Adams-produced “Dancing” as the first cut from her upcoming fourteenth album “Golden” and will release it on January 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Golden,” which follows 2014’s “Kiss Me Once” and 2015’s “Kylie Christmas,” is scheduled to arrive later this year via BMG Rights Management.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further productions from Richard “Biff” Stannard, Ash Howes, Cutfather, Peter Wallevik, Daniel Davidsen, Mark Taylor, Francis “Eg” White, Nathan Chapman, Luke Fitton, Chris DeStefano, Guy Chambers, Sigala, DJ Fresh, and Invisible Men.

On the songwriting front, Minogue has worked with Karen Poole, Amy Wadge, Bonnie McKee, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Lauren Aquilina, Grace Barker, Twinnie, Gina Kushka, Seton Daunt, Steve McEwan, Alex Smith, and Danny Shah.

Stream the audio clip for “Can’t Beat the Feeling” below.

Charli XCX hits the studio with Noonie Bao, Fred Ball

15 Jan

British singer/songwriter Charlotte Aitchison, professionally known as Charli XCX, has teamed up with regular songwriting partner Noonie Bao and Roc Nation signee Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

Born Jonnali Parmenius, Bao is known for co-writing Camila Cabello’s “Never Be the Same,” Alma’s “Phases,” Zedd’s “Stay,” Demi Lovato’s “Cry Baby,” MØ’s “Final Song,” Katy Perry’s “Save As Draft,” David Guetta’s “Dirty Sexy Money,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Run Away with Me,” and Kygo’s “This Town.”

Meanwhile, Ball’s production resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”), Justine Skye (“Heaven”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississippi”), Madison Beer (“Say it to My Face”), Astrid S (“Does She Know”) and Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”).

XCX’s current mixtape “Pop 2” – featuring contributions from A.G. Cook, Carly Rae Jepsen, SOPHIE, Tove Lo, Alma, Caroline Polachek, Brooke Candy, Cupcakke, MØ, and Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream “Pop 2” BELOW.