Jessica Simpson teases new collaboration with John Shanks

23 Jul

Jessica Simpson has teased a new collaboration with John Shanks.

“Getting the band back together #StudioWithShanks,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Saturday (July 23, 2017).

Shanks previously teamed up with Simpson on her sixth studio collection “Do You Know,” which spawned singles “Come on Over” and “Remember That.” Released in September 2008 via Epic Records / Columbia Nashville, “Do You Know” peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other artists Shanks has co-written and produced songs for are Sheryl Crow (“Steve McQueen”), Celine Dion (“Taking Chances”), Kelly Clarkson (“You Found Me”), Michelle Branch (“All You Wanted”), Delta Goodrem (“In this Life”), Colbie Caillat (“Fallin’ for You”), Miley Cyrus (“The Climb”), Lindsay Lohan (“Over”) and Ashlee Simpson (“Pieces of Me”).

Meanwhile, Simpson is expected to release her next project, which follows 2010’s “Happy Christmas,” later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Linda Perry (Alicia Keys), Ilsey Juber (Christina Aguilera), Hayley Warner (John Legend), Isabella Summers (Ella Henderson), Chelsea Lena (Laura Marano) and Diana Gordon (Mary J. Blige).

Watch the music video for “Come on Over” below.

Dua Lipa reunites with Emily Warren for new collaboration

23 Jul

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has reunited with fellow recording artist Emily Warren for a new collaboration.

The pair previously co-wrote Sean Paul’s “Don’t Lie” and The Chainsmokers’ “Wake Up Alone,” as well as the Ian Kirkpatrick-produced/Caroline Ailin-assisted “New Rules,” taken from Dua Lipa’s self-titled debut album.

Warren’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Alessia Cara (“The Other Side”), Noah Cyrus (“Stay Together”), Little Mix (“No More Sad Songs”), Molly Kate Kestner (“Good Die Young”), Ava Lily (“Painkiller”), Becky Hill (“Back to My Love”), Melanie Martinez (“Soap”) and Shawn Mendes (“Aftertaste”).

Her current promotional single “Something To Hold On To” – co-written with and produced by Mac and Phil – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Dua Lipa’s upcoming project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive next year via Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

On the still-untitled collection, the “Hotter Than Hell” star has also teamed up with Lindy Robbins (Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson), Sarah Hudson (Liza Owen, Era Istrefi) and GRADES (Alina Baraz, Gabi Wilson).

Stream the audio clip for “Something To Hold On To” below.

FKA twigs hits the studio with Levi Lennox for new collaboration

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has teamed up with Levi Lennox for a new collaboration.

Lennox’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”), Lauren Aquilina (“Lie to Me”) and Koda Kumi (“Bangerang”).

Fans of his works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Sam Smith, RAYE, Mali-Koa, Liza Owen, KStewart, Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie, LOVELLE, Mabel McVey, DAGNY, Becky Hill, Amber Mark, Era Istrefi, DAKOTA, Melissa Steel, Ellie Goulding, Dan Caplen, and Georgia Ku.

Meanwhile, FKA twigs is expected to release her upcoming sophomore studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Good to Love” and “Trust in Me” – later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

In addition to confirmed contributors Rick Nowels (Lana Del Rey) and Sia (Katy Perry), the highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware) and Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher).

Watch the music video for “Good to Love” below.

Kylie Minogue enlists Amy Wadge for new album

22 Jul

Kylie Minogue has enlisted the songwriting services of Amy Wadge for her upcoming 14th album, which will arrive later this year via BMG Records.

Wadge’s extensive resume boasts works with Ed Sheeran (“Thinking Out Loud”), Jasmine Thompson (“Let Myself Try”), Molly Kate Kestner (“I Don’t Know”), Geri Halliwell (“If You Love Someone”), Una Healy (“Stay My Love”), Jamie Lawson (“Don’t Let Me Let You Go”) and James Blunt (“Paradise”).

Fans of her works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Janella Monae, Dakota, Zak Abel, Mahalia, Tom Grennan, Marlon Roudette, Nina Nesbitt, Jessie Ware, Keith Urban, Anne-Marie, Kacey Musgraves, Mullally, Dan Caplen, Ella Henderson, Dagny, James TW, Liv Dawson, Betsy, Aston Merrygold, Jorja Smith, Max George, Lily Moore, Conrad Sewell, and Gryffin.

Other songwriters and producers expected to appear on Minogue’s next project, which follows 2015’s “Kylie Christmas,” are Richard “Biff” Stannard, Karen Poole, Luke Fitton, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, The Invisible Men, Grace Barker, Chris DeStefano, Gina Kushka, Cutfather, Bonnie McKee, and Guy Chambers.

Watch the music video for “Spinning Around” below.

Joy Crookes releases debut mini-album “Influence”

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Joy Crookes has released her debut EP online.

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

The mini-collection features five new songs in the shape of “Sinatra,” “New Manhattan” and “Mother May I Sleep with Danger,” as well as current promotional singles, “Bad Feeling” and “Power.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Influence” also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk (Dua Lipa), Leland (Selena Gomez), Audra Mae (Kelly Clarkson) and Alex Hope (Troye Sivan).

For her upcoming project, Crookes has teamed up with Fred Ball (Nina Nesbitt), Liam Howe (FKA twigs), Tim Lacrombe (Celeste Waite), Max McElligott (Kiah Victoria), Felix Joseph (Jorja Smith), Utters (Purple Ferdinand), Joel Compass (Mabel McVey) and LOSTBOY (Amber Simone).

Watch the music video for “Bad Feeling” below.

Kamille connects with Ghosted for new promotional single “Get Some”

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, mononymously known as Kamille, has connected with UK songwriting and production trio Ghosted for their new promotional single “Get Some,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Composed of Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Ghosted (also known as TMS) previously teamed up with Kamille on other songs performed by Little Mix (“I Love You”), Fleur East (“Gold Watch”), Ella Henderson (“Empire”) and Sigma (“Find Me”).

In addition to working on their upcoming debut project under Polydor Records, Ghosted have also contributed to the next albums by Rihanna, Zak Abel, Ellie Goulding, Craig David, Becky Hill, Nick Jonas, Era Istrefi, Louis Tomlinson, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, and Taya.

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Chris Loco (Diana Gordon), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Dantae Johnson (Aston Merrygold) and Goldfingers (John Newman).

stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Kristian Galva unleashes debut promotional single “Wrong 4 This”

22 Jul

Kristian Galva has unleashed his debut single online.

“Wrong 4 This” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Kristian Galva alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Belly, Charlie Puth), Kevin Fisher (Ferras, Chris Lane), Ben Billions (Beyonce, The Weeknd) and Ryan Ogren (Trey Songz, Jake Miller).

Galva’s upcoming debut project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Sam Romans (John Legend), Dallas K (Fifth Harmony), Julian Bunetta (Harry Styles), LunchMoney Lewis (Ciara), J-Mike (Nicki Minaj) and DannyBoyStyles (Liam Payne).

Stream the audio clip for “Wrong 4 This” below.