Diana Gordon premieres music video for new single “Woman”

8 Dec

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Diana Gordon has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted Cameron McCool-directed clip for “Woman” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (December 07, 2016).

“Woman” was co-written by Gordon alongside Kevin Cossom (Rihanna) and Jaramye Daniels (Teyana Taylor) with production duties collectively handled by Illangelo (The Weeknd) and Noise Club (Jess Nolan).

On the songwriting front, Gordon has contributed to the next projects by Rita Ora [Atlantic Records] and Chloe x Halle [Columbia Records].

Her previous credits include “Sorry” (Beyonce), “Without a Woman” (Rebecca Ferguson), “Gonna Breakthrough” (Mary J. Blige), “Starting Over” (Jennifer Lopez), “Toyfriend” (David Guetta) and “Livin’ it Up” (Ciara).

Watch the music video for “Woman” below.

[Musicians’ Galore] Johnta Austin

8 Dec

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Johnta Austin is an American singer-songwriter, arranger and rapper, who is signed to Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def Recordings.

He is responsible for co-writing singles including “We Belong Together” (Mariah Carey), “Just Be a Man About It” (Toni Braxton), “Miss You” (Aaliyah), “Be Without You” (Mary J. Blige), “Call on Me” (Janet Jackson), “A Public Affair” (Jessica Simpson), “Hood Boy” (Fantasia Barrino), “Rock With You” (Ledisi), “This Time” (Melanie Fiona) and “Fight for Love” (Elliot Yamin).

His extensive resume boasts further works with Whitney Houston (“Worth It”), Beyonce (“Roc”), Faith Evans (“Tru Love”), Enrique Iglesias (“Lost Inside Your Love”), Leona Lewis (“Angel”), LeToya Luckett (“This Song”), Jennifer Hudson (“My Love”), Christina Milian (“Addicted”), Trey Songz (“You Just Need Me”), Bryson Tiller (“Don’t”) and Leah LaBelle (“What Do We Have to Lose”).

Amongst the producers Austin regularly collaborated with are Bryan Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri, Teddy Bishop, Jazze Pha, Polow Da Don, Eric Hudson, Troy Taylor, Walter Millsap, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, and Stargate (Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).

He also teamed up with fellow musicians including Espionage (Espen Lind & Amund Bjorklund), Dallas Austin, Amanda Ghost, Swizz Beatz, JMike, Kane Beatz, Jerry Duplessis, Arden Altino, Rich Harrison, Andre Harris, Vidal Davis, Rodney Jerkins, Luke Laird, Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, Greg Kurstin, D’Mile, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, and Steve Mostyn.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Austin’s work!

Cosima premieres “Hymns for Him” music video

7 Dec

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

The British singer-songwriter posted the “Hymns for Him” visual clip to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (December 07, 2017).

Production duties on “Hymns for Him” were handled by Felix Joseph, whose resume boasts further works with Birdy (“Take My Heart”), Kwabs (“Perfect Ruin”), Professor Green (“Not Your Man”) and Elli Ingram (“Nobody Cares”).

Cosima’s debut EP “South of Heaven” – featuring previous promotional singles “Had to Feel Something” and “Girls Who Get Ready” – is now is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-collection delivers additional contributions Josh Crocker (Mabel McVey), Henrik von Rivers (Dornik), FRYARS (Rae Morris), Nina Woodford (Leona Lewis) and Greg Wells (Katy Perry).

Watch the “Hymns for Him” music video below.

[Musicians’ Galore] Rodney Jerkins

7 Dec

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Rodney Jerkins, also known by his stage name Darkchild, is an American record producer and songwriter.

He has helmed a broad range of popular singles including “What About Us?” (Brandy), “Angel of Mine” (Monica), “Make Me” (Janet Jackson), “Déjà vu” (Beyonce), “It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay” (Whitney Houston), “If You Had My Love” (Jennifer Lopez), “He Wasn’t Man Enough” (Toni Braxton), “Say My Name” (Destiny’s Child) and “Telephone” (Lady Gaga).

Jerkins’s extensive resume boasts further works with Aaliyah (“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”), Chante Moore (“If I Gave Love”), Britney Spears (“Don’t Keep Me Waiting”), Christina Milian (“Get Loose”), Teairra Mari (“Stay in Ya Lane”), Megan Rochelle (“The One You Need”), Kelly Clarkson (“I Forgive You”), Natasha Bedingfield (“Again”) and Rihanna (“As Real As You And Me”).

Amongst the songwriters he has collaborated with are LaShawn Daniels, Makeba Riddick, Claude Kelly, Emeli Sande, Nasri Atweh, Victoria Horn, Rico Love, Delisha Thomas, Sam Romans, Ina Wroldsen, Jimmy Napes, Priscilla Renea, Gordon Chambers, Ester Dean, Mischke Butler, Kandi Burruss, August Rigo, Crystal Nicole, Bruno Mars, Sia Furler, John Legend, and Diane Warren.

On the production front, Darkchild has helmed songs with Fred Jerkins, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Dallas Austin, Cory Rooney, Harvey Mason Jr., Sean “Diddy” Combs, Chuckii Booker, Benny Blanco, Andre Lindal, D’Mile, Francis “Eg” White, William “Tourist” Phillips, Stephen Fitzmaurice, Tommy Brown, Paul “Hot Sauce” Dawson, Rock Mafia, and The Stereotypes.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Jerkins’s work!

Kesha works with Wrabel for new album

6 Dec

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Kesha has confirmed Wrabel as one of the contributors for her new album.

In a recent interview with Billboard magazine, the singer-songwriter stated ““I’ve been writing a lot with Wrabel, who also is an artist. We have so much fun together.”

Wrabel’s current single “11 Blocks” – which was co-written and produced by Alex Hope – is now is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting front, his resume boasts works with Katharine McPhee (“Break”), Pentatonix (“Rose Gold”), Ellie Goulding (“Devotion”), Will Young (“Blue”), Rozzi Crane (“Crazy Ass Bitch”) and Adam Lambert (“Nirvana”).

Meanwhile, Kesha is expected to release her next studio collection in 2017 via Kemosabe Records and RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further alliances with Captain Cuts (Bebe Rexha), Taylor Parks (Alicia Keys), Justin Tranter (Tinashe), Chelcee Grimes (Kylie Minogue) and Sacha Skarbek (Jessie J).

As a songwriter, Kesha recently co-penned “Like Lightening” for Havana Brown alongside James Newman and Stuart Crichton.

Her previous credits include “This Love” (The Veronicas), “Time of Our Lives” (Miley Cyrus), “Disgusting” (Miranda Cosgrove), “Till the World Ends” (Britney Spears) and “Pink Champagne” (Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “11 Blocks” below.

Shania Twain teams up with Matthew Koma for new album

6 Dec

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Shania Twain has teamed up with singer, songwriter, and record producer Matthew Koma for her upcoming fourth album.

In a recent interview with Billboard magazine, Koma stated “This is one of the first times I got to work with somebody who was re-addressing what their message was after having had such a huge, impactful career. She (Twain) wasn’t following rules that she previously has followed.”

His current single “Kisses Back” – which was co-written by Joshua Steele and co-produced by Flux Pavilion – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting front, Koma’s resume boasts works with Kelly Clarkson (“Someone”), Carly Rae Jepsen (“This Kiss”), Hilary Duff (“Arms Around a Memory”), Giorgio Moroder (“Tempted”) and Zedd (“Clarity”).

Meanwhile, Twain is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring further contributions from Jake Gosling and Chris Leonard – in 2017 via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records Nashville.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up 2002’s “Up!,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “I’m Gonna Getcha Good,” “Forever and Always” and “When You Kiss Me.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Kisses Back” below.

[Musicians’ Galore] Stargate

6 Dec

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Stargate is a Norwegian record producing and songwriting team, composed of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.

They are responsible for helming hit singles including Ne-Yo’s “So Sick,” Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable,” Janet Jackson’s “2Nite,” Alexis Jordan’s “Happiness,” Jennifer Lopez’s “I’m Into You,” Charli XCX’s “After the After Party,” Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love,” Tinashe’s “All Hands on Deck,” Pia Mia’s “Touch,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Worth It.”

Stargate’s extensive resume boasts further works with Christina Aguilera (“Telepathy”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Wet”), Claudette Ortiz (“Handcuffs”), Bayje (“Find a Way”), Mariah Carey (“I’m That Chick”), Enrique Iglesias (“On Top of You”), Toni Braxton (“I Hate Love”), Leona Lewis (“Angel”), Kelly Rowland (“Grown Woman”) and Keri Hilson (“Lose Control”).

Amongst the songwriters they have collaborated with are Andrea Martin, Ross Golan, Makeba Riddick, Claude Kelly, Amanda Ghost, Ian Dench, Kristal Oliver, Justin Tranter, Ester Dean, Sam Romans, Traci Hale, Justin Parker, Coco Morier, Johnta Austin, Priscilla Renea, Phillip “Taj” Jackson, Frankie Storm, Ryan Toby, Angela Hunte, Harold Lilly, Autumn Rowe, and Babyface.

Stargate have also teamed up with fellow producers including Espionage (Espen Lind & Amund Bjorklund), Benny Blanco, Sandy Vee, Ryan Tedder, BloodPop, Jason Evigan, Chase & Status, Steve Mac, Curtis Richardson, Emile Haynie, Naughty Boy, Cashmere Cat, Labrinth, Nolan Lambroza, Charlie Puth, Rik Simpson, Cass Lowe, Andre Lindal, Robopop, and SOPHIE.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Stargate’s work.