India Shawn announces details for new single “Cali Love”

9 Apr

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India Shawn has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Cali Love” as her next promotional cut and will release it on April 10th via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by regular collaborators Britten Newbill (India Arie, John Legend) and Dernst “D’Mile” Emile (Victoria Monet, Diana Gordon).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Shawn has signed a new record deal with Epic Records and will release her upcoming project later this year.

On the songwriting front, Shawn recently co-wrote Black Coffee and Usher’s 2019 single “La La La” alongside Lucky Daye and Norwegian production duo Stargate (aka Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).

Shawn’s other songwriting resume boasts additional works with Diddy & Dirty Money (“Your Love”), Monica (“Without You”), Chris Brown (“Trumpet Lights”), Keri Hilson (“Way You Love Me”), Lloyd (“King of Hearts”), Akon (“Take It Down Low”), El Debarge (“Heaven”) and Justine Skye (“Build”).

Stream the audio clip for “Floating Away” below.

Joy Crookes releases new single “Anyone But Me”

9 Apr

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Joy Crookes has released her new single online.

“Anyone But Me” – which was collectively produced by Jonny Lattimer and Jay Mooncie – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Crookes upcoming debut album is expected to arrive later this year via Speakerbox Recordings / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Laconic, Hannah Yadi, Kasper Larsen, Negin Djafari, Shea Taylor, Danny Casio, Tre Jean-Marie, and Future Cut.

Stream the audio clip for “Anyone But Me” below.

Alina Baraz debuts new single “Endlessly”

8 Apr

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Alina Baraz has debuted her new single online.

“Endlessly” – which was written by Baraz alongside Hayley Gene Penner, Spencer Stewart and DJDS (aka Jerome Potter and Sam Griesemer) – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Baraz’s upcoming debut album “It Was Divine” – featuring previous singles “Morocco,” “To Me” and “More Than Enough” – is scheduled to arrive on May 5th via Mom+Pop Music.

The follow-up to 2018’s “The Color of You” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Shea Taylor, Grades, Mary Weitz, Stint, Elof Loelv, SG Lewis, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Jeff Gitty, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, Michael Pollack, R8DIO, Trey Campbell, Akil King, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “Endlessly” below.

Toni Braxton returns with new single “Do It”

6 Apr

Toni Braxton has returned with her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Braxton alongside regular collaborators Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey) and Antonio Dixon (Celine Dion, Brian McKnight).

Braxton’s upcoming ninth studio album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Her last studio album, 2018’s “Sex & Cigarettes,” peaked to number twenty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Deadwood” and “Long As I Live,” which was nominated for Best R&B Song at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.

Stream the audio clip for “Do It” below.

 

Kiana Lede delivers debut album “KIKI”

3 Apr

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Kiana Lede has delivered her debut album online.

“KIKI” – featuring lead single “Mad at Me” (which samples Outkast’s “So Fresh, So Clean”) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts guest appearances from Lucy Daye (“Forfeit”), Ari Lennox (“Chocolate”), 6LACK (“Second Chances”), Col3trane (“Good Girl”), Arin Ray (“Separation”) and Moneybagg Yo & Bia (“Labels”).

On the songwriting and production front, Lede has worked with Mike Woods, Kevin White, Michael McCall, Derrick Milano, Amanda Reifer, Mayila Jones, Chelsea Lena, Ash Leone, Reese Hinton, Pierre Jameson, Anton Goransson, Mr. Franks, Tommy Brown, Archer, Patrick McManus, and Roark Bailey.

Stream “KIKI” below.

Dinah Jane confirms details for new single “Missed a Spot”

1 Apr

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Dinah Jane has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Missed a Spot” as her next promotional cut and will release it on April 3rd via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Missed a Spot” was co-written by Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Madonna, Kelly Clarkson), Lisa Scinta (Tinashe, Sabrina Claudio) and Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Rihanna, Gwen Stefani).

Jane’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “SZNS” (w/ A Boogie wit Da Hoodie), “Retrograde,” “Lottery” and “1501”– is expected to arrive later this year via L.A. Reid’s Hitco Entertainment label.

Other album contributors include Danja, Livvi Franc, M-Phazes, Amy Allen, Electric, Victoria Monet, Rob Knox, Modesty Lycan, Nic Nac, Priscilla Renea, Jussifer, Michelle Buzz, Oak Felder, and Delacey.

Stream the audio clip for “1501” below.

Frankie Storm releases new single “Nice Outside”

30 Mar

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American singer/songwriter Frankie Storm has released her new single under The Forecast Corporation / Sony ATV Music Publishing.

“Nice Outside” – which was written by Storm alongside Joseph Gallagher, Omari Lungange and Dan Thomas – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As a songwriter, Frankie is known for penning Rihanna’s “Don’t Stop the Music,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Hold It Don’t Drop It,” Enrique Iglesias’ “Taking Back My Love,” Demi Lovato’s “Lightweight,” Jordin Sparks’ “Walking on Snow,” Samantha Jade’s “Turn Around,” and Alesha Dixon’s “Hand It Over.”

Storm’s extensive resume boasts additional works with top producers including Soulshock & Karlin, Rodney Jerkins, Stargate, Timbaland, RedOne, Cutfather, Jonas Jeberg, Lucas Secon, Eric Hudson, Syience, Oak Felder, Jim Jonsin, Alex Da Kid, Brian Kennedy, Harvey Mason Jr., and Bloodshy & Avant.

Stream the audio clip for “Nice Outside” below.