Madonna reunites with Billboard for new collaboration

20 Jan

American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman Madonna Louise Ciccone, known mononymously as Madonna, has reunited with Billboard for a new collaboration.

The Canadian hitmaker previously co-produced “Ghosttown” for Madonna alongside Jason Evigan. Co-written with Sean Douglas and Evan “Kidd” Bogart, the track topped the US Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart.

Born Mathieu Jomphe, Billboard songwriting/production resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“Thinking Bout You”), Erik Hassle (“TKO”), Zara Larsson (“Rooftop”), Elliphant (“You’re Gone”), Shakira (“La La La”), Ferras (“Speak in Tongues”), Britney Spears (“Hold it Against Me”), Kesha (“Cannibal”), Ellie Goulding (“In My City”) and Mika (“Popular Song”).

Meanwhile, Madonna is expected to release her upcoming fourteenth album – featuring further contributions from Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard – later this year via Boy Toy / Live Nation / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2015’s “Rebel Heart,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Living for Love,” “Ghosttown” and “Bitch I’m Madonna.”

Stream the audio clip for “Ghosttown” below.

Tom Grennan drafts Jonny Lattimer, Fraser T. Smith for new promotional single “Sober”

19 Jan

British singer/songwriter Tom Grennan has released his new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Jonny Lattimer, whose other credits include Caitlyn Scarlett’s “Happy When,” Bruno Major’s “Second Time,” Zak Abel’s “Rock Bottom,” Frances’ “Let it Out,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Backtrack,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Foxes’ “Amazing.”

Production duties on “Sober” were handled by Fraser T. Smith, who is also responsible for Raye’s “Decline,” Craig David’s “I Know You,” Calum Scott’s “You Are the Reason,” Stormzy’s “Blinded by Your Grace,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Jon Bellion’s “Maybe IDK,” and Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill.”

Grennan’s upcoming debut album “Lighting Matches” – featuring previous singles “Found What I’ve Been Looking For,” “I Might” and “Royal Highness” – will arrive on May 18 Sony Music Entertainment / Insanity Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further ontributions from Laconic, Diane Warren, Peter Stengaard, Jordan Riley, Adriano “Adj” Buffone, Danny Connors, Amy Wadge, Jimmy Hogarth, and Patrick “Paddy” Byrne.

Listen to the audio clip for “Sober” below.

Keith Urban delivers new promotional single “Parallel Line”

19 Jan

New Zealand-born Australian country music singer/songwriter Keith Urban has delivered his new promotional single online.

“Parallel Line” – which was written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Julia Michaels, and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various medial outlets, Urban’s upcoming tenth album “Graffiti U” – featuring previous promotional single “Female” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Capitol Nashville / Hit Red Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Ripcord” reportedly yields additional alliances with Jason Evigan, Chris Wallace, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Matthew Radosevich, Francis “Eg” White, Shy Carter, Hillary Lindsey, and Greg Wells.

Stream the audio clip for “Parallel Line” below.

Justin Timberlake unleashes new promotional single “Supplies”

19 Jan

American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor Justin Timberlake has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Supplies” – which was co-written and co-produced by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo of The Neptunes – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Timberlake’s upcoming fifth studio collection “Man of the Woods” – featuring previous promotional single “Filthy” – is scheduled to arrive on February 2 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields further contributions from Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, James Fauntleroy, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Eric Hudson, Robin “Rob Knox” Tadross, Larrance Dopson, and Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon.

Stream the audio clip for “Supplies” below.

Tinashe reveals music video for new single “No Drama”

19 Jan

Tinashe has revealed the music video for her new promotional single online.

The visual clip for “No Drama” – featuring Offset – was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (January 18, 2018).

Co-written by Tinashe and Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Norwegian songwriting/production duo Stargate; “No Drama” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is scheduled to release her upcoming sophomore studio collection “Joyride” – featuring upcoming promotional singles “Me So Bad” and “Faded Love” – later this year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Fred Ball, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, Gabrielle Nowee, MNEK, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Benny Cassette, Sasha Sloan, Jonas Jeberg, Noonie Bao, Sam Hook, Ester Dean, Charlie Handsome, Julia Michaels, BloodPop, Justin Tranter, Ty Dolla $ign, Hitmaka, A1, Prince Chrishan, and Nova Wav.

Watch the music video for “No Drama” below.

Madonna enlists Starrah for new collaboration

19 Jan

Madonna has enlisted fellow recording artist Starrah for a new collaboration.

Born Brittany Talia Hazzard, the American singer/songwriter recently co-wrote “No Drama” for Tinashe alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Norwegian songwriting/production duo Stargate.

Starrah’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Camila Cabello (“Havana”), Rihanna (“Needed Me”), Era Istrefi (“No I Love Yous”), Nicki Minaj (“No Frauds”), Katy Perry (“Swish Swish”), Halsey (“Now or Never”), Maroon 5 (“What Lovers Do”), Drake (“Fake Love”) and Calvin Harris (“Feels”).

Meanwhile, Madonna is expected to release her upcoming fourteenth album later this year via Boy Toy / Live Nation / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2015’s “Rebel Heart,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Living for Love,” “Ghosttown” and “Bitch I’m Madonna.”

Stream the audio clip for “Inside Out” below.

Mabel shares new promotional single “Fine Line”

19 Jan

Swedish singer/songwriter Mabel McVey, known mononymously as Mabel, has shared her new promotional single online.

“Fine Line” – featuring UK rapper Not3s – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written with regular collaborators Marlon Roudette and Jordan “JD” Reid, who previously teamed up with Mabel on “Finders Keepers,” which peaked to number eight on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Fraser T. Smith, Rachel “Raye” Keen, Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, MNEK, Jordan Riley, Lostboy, and The Electric.

Stream the audio clip for “Fine Line” below.