Archive | August, 2013

K. Michelle releases music video for new single ‘The Right One’

30 Aug

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K. Michelle has released the music video for her new single online.

“The Right One” is taken from the artist’s debut album, “Rebellious Soul,” out now via Warner Music Group / MBK Entertainment / Atlantic Records.

The track was co-written by Durrell “Tank” Babbs, who also worked with the likes of Keyshia Cole [Geffen Records], Fantasia Barrino [RCA Records], Candice Glover [Interscope Records] and Kelly Rowland [Republic Records].

Production duties were handled by Troy Taylor and Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill, whose credits include “Where the Boys At?” by OMG Girlz [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and “Playin’ Hard” by Trey Songz [Warner Music Group / Songbook / Atlantic Records].

Watch the Juwan Lee-directed clip below.

Jessie J confirms credits for new album ‘Alive’

30 Aug

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Jessie J has confirmed the songwriting credits for her sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Jessica Cornish – will release “Alive” in the United Kingdom on September 23 via Universal Music Group / Lava Records / Republic Records.

New single “It’s My Party” was co-written by Jessie J along with Claude Kelly, who has also worked with likes of Kelly Clarkson [RCA Records], Labrinth [Syco Music], Karmin [Epic Records] and The Wanted [Island Records].

Other songwriters include Ammar Malik (Sean Paul, Taio Cruz), Daniel “Robopop” Omelio (Maroon 5, Lana Del Rey), Sia Furler (Ne-Yo, Alexis Jordan), Alistair Tennant (Dionne Bromfield, Pixie Lott), Camille Purcell (The Saturdays, Cover Drive) and Niles “Cyrano” Hollowell-Dhar (Dev, Selena Gomez).

Producers include Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen / Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin / Joshua “Ammo” Coleman / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter / Charles “Chuck Harmony” Harmon / Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins / Oliver “Oligee” Goldstein & Josh Abraham / TMS: Ben Kohn, Peter “Merf” Kelleher and Thomas “Froe” Barnes.

Chrisette Michele – Better [Songwriting Credits]:
“It’s My Party” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / John Larderi / Colin Norman).
“Thunder” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Benny Blanco / Tor Erik Hermansen / Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).
“Square One” – (Jessica Cornish / Ben Kohn / Peter Kelleher / Thomas Barnes).
“Sexy Lady” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Joshua “Ammo” Coleman).
“Harder We Fall” – (Jessica Cornish / Ammar Malik / Daniel “Robopop” Omelio / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Breathe” – (Jessica Cornish / Sia Furler / Tor Erik Hermansen / Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).
“I Miss Her” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Chuck Harmony).
“Daydreaming” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Oliver “Oligee” Goldstein / Josh Abraham).
“Excuse My Rude” – (Jessica Cornish / Rebecca Gomez / Ammar Malik / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter / Niles “Cyrano” Hollowell- Dhar).
“Wild” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Joshua “Ammo” Coleman / Sean “Big Sean” Anderson / Dylan “Dizzee Rascal” Mills).
“Gold” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Conquer the World” – (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / John Webb / Anders Froen / J. DeBardlabon / Are Sorknes).
“Unite” – (Jessica Cornish, Sia Furler, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).
“Hero” – (Jessica Cornish, Meshak Moore, Marwan El-Bergamy, Alistair Tennant, Camille Purcell).
“Magnetic” – (Jessica Cornish, Alistair Tennant, Richard Rawson, Peter Ibsen).

R5 drop music video for new single ‘Pass Me By’

30 Aug

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R5 are out with the music video for their new single online.

“Pass Me By” is taken from the group’s debut album, “Louder,” out in the United States on September 24 via Universal Music Group / Hollywood Records.

The track was co-written by Evan “Kidd” Bogart and Savan Kotecha, whose credits include Britney Spears [RCA Records], Cher Lloyd [Epic Records], Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records] and One Direction [Columbia Records].

Production duties were handled by Emanuel Kiriakou and Andrew Goldstein, who have collectively helmed songs for the likes of Celine Dion [Columbia Records], Ne-Yo [Motown Records] and Bridgit Mendler [Hollywood Records].

Watch the Ryan Pallota-directed clip below.

Christina Aguilera premieres music video for ‘Let There Be Love’

29 Aug

Christina Aguilera has premiered a new music video online.

The singer/songwriter posted “Let There Be Love” to her official YouTube channel on Thursday (August 29, 2013).

The track is taken from the singer/songwriter’s latest album, “Lotus,” which is out now via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

“Let There Be Love” was co-written by Savan Kotecha along with Oliver “Oligee” Goldstein and Bonnie McKee, whose credits include “Turn Me Up” by Carly Rae Jepsen [Interscope Records] and “Hello” by Kelly Clarkson [RCA Records].

Production duties were handled by Karl “Shellback” Schuster and Max Martin, who are also responsible for singles “So What” by Pink [RCA Records] and “I Knew You Were Trouble” by Taylor Swift [Big Machine Records].

John Legend unwraps credits for new album ‘Love in the Future’

29 Aug

John Legend has unwrapped the songwriting credits for his upcoming album.

The singer/songwriter will release “Love in the Future” on September 3 via Sony Music Entertainment / G.O.O.D. Music / Columbia Records.

New single “Made to Love” was written by John Legend along with Justin Baron, Ernest “Tuo” Clark, Andrew Horowitz, Marshall Jefferson, Kimbra Johnson, Nana Kwabena, Lil’ Louis, Marcos “Kosine” Palacios, Dave Tozer, and Kanye West.

Other album songwriters include James Fauntleroy (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Guordan Banks (Keyshia Cole, Marcus Canty), Jessyca Wilson (Fantasia Barrino, Mario Barrett), Kevin Cossom (Luke James, Usher Raymond) and Joe Jonas (Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus).

Producers include Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj), Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Jay-Z, Chrisette Michele), James “Malay” Ho (Goapele, Frank Ocean), Dan Wilson (Adele, Taylor Swift), Jeff Bhasker (Leona Lewis, Alicia Keys) and The Runners: Andrew Harr & Jermaine Jackson (Kelly Rowland, Chris Brown).

John Legend – Love in the Future [Songwriting Credits]:
“Love in the Future” – (Martin McKinney / Ali Shaheed Muhammad / John Stephens / Dave Tozer).
“The Beginning” – (Sara Bareilles / Chauncey Hollis / James Fauntleroy II / Ingrid Michaelson / John Stephens / Kanye West).
“Open Your Eyes” – (Bobby Caldwell / Norman Harris / Bruce Malament).
“Made to Love” – (Justin Baron / Ernest Clark / Andrew Horowitz / Marshall Jefferson / Kimbra Johnson / Nana Kwabena / Lil’ Louis / Marcos Palacios / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West).
“Who Do We Think We Are” – (Guordan Banks / Joseph Broussard / Marvin Gaye / Roosevelt Harrell / Anthony Khan / William Roberts / John Stephens / Ed Townsend / Dave Tozer / Carol Washington / Kanye West / Ralph Williams).
“All of Me” – (James Fauntleroy II / Charles Njapa / Allan Rich / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West).
“Hold on Longer” – (James Fauntleroy II / Charles Njapa / Allan Rich / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West).
“Save the Night” – (Jon David Anderson / Kevin Cossom / Andrew Harr / Jermaine Jackson / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West).
“Tomorrow” – (Kamaal Fareed / Malcolm Rebennack / John Stephens).
“What If I Told You” – (James Fauntleroy II / Anthony Khan / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West).
“Dreams” – (Joe Jonas / Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. / John Stephens / Kanye West / Jessyca Wilson).
“Wanna Be Loved” – (Joe Jonas / Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. / John Stephens / Kanye West / Jessyca Wilson).
“Angel” – (Patrick Moten / Sandra Sully).
“You & I (Nobody in the World)” – (James Ryan Ho / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Dan Wilson).
“Asylum” – (John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West / Mark Williams).
“Caught Up” – (Guordan Banks / Chauncey Hollis / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West).
“So Gone” – “Roosevelt “Bink!” Harrell / Robert E. Miller / John Stephens).
“We Loved It” – (Jeff Bhasker / Travi$ Scott / Seal / John Stephens / Dave Tozer / Kanye West).
“Aim High” – (Pharrell Williams).
“For the First Time” – (Billy Mann / David Schuler / John Stephens).

Tamar Braxton unveils credits for new album ‘Love and War’

29 Aug

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Tamar Braxton has unveiled the official songwriting credits for her new album.

The singer/songwriter will release “Love and War” in the United States on September 3 via Sony Music Entertainment / Streamline / Epic Records.

New single “Hot Sugar” was written by Tamar Braxton along with Makeba Riddick (Cassie, Jennifer Lopez), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson) and Kyle “K2” Stewart (Fantasia Barrino, Trey Songz).

Other songwriters include Angela Hunte (Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears), Priscilla Renea Hamilton (Rihanna, Cheryl Cole), Tiyon “TC” Mack (Elijah Blake, RaVaughn Brown), Amber “Sevyn” Streeter (Ariana Grande, Jordin Sparks) and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey).

Producers include Da Internz: Marcos Palacios & Ernest Clark (Chris Brown, John Legend), Ricardo “Rico Beats” Lamarre (Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne), Dernst “D’Mile” Emile (Wynter Gordon, Kevin McCall), Bryan Michael Cox (Faith Evans, Chante Moore) and Thomas “Diplo” Pentz (Beyonce, Katy Perry).

Tamar Braxton – Love and War [Songwriting Credits]:
“The One” – (Tamar Braxton / LaShawn Daniels / Christian Ward / Christopher Wallace / Jean Claude Olivier / Sean Combs / James Mtume / Shaunice Lasha Jones / Kevin Erondu).
“Tip Toe” – (Tamar Braxton / LaShawn Daniels / Ericka J. Coulter / Priscilla Renea Hamilton / Ernest Clark / Marcos Palacios).
“Stay and Fight” – (Lindsay Gilbert / Sergio Van Gonter / Christopher Stewart).
“Love and War” – (Tamar Braxton / LaShawn Daniels / Makeba Riddick / Darhyl “DJ” Camper).
“All the Way Home” – (Amber Streeter / Michael Daly / Steven “Lil Steve” Russell / Harvey Mason Jr. / Damon Thomas).
“One on One Fun” – (Tamar Braxton / LaShawn Daniels / Angela Hunte / Thomas Wesley Pentz).
“She Did That” – (LaShawn Daniels / Makeba Riddick / Ernest Clark / Marcos Palacios).
“Hot Sugar” – (Tamar Braxton / LaShawn Daniels / Makeba Riddick / Kyle Stewart).
“Pieces” – (Brandon “Tec Beatz” Sewell / Ashley Collier / Bryan-Michael Cox / Kendrick A.J. Dean / Quentin Deberry / Michael “M. Bass” Elemba / Anthony Franks / Delante Murphy / Jasper Murray / Amber Streeter”
“Where It Hurts” – (Tamar Braxton / Bryan-Michael Cox / LaShawn Daniels / Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds / Patrick “J. Que” Smith).
“Prettiest Girl” – (Tamar Braxton / Tiyon Mack / Troy Oliver).
“Sound of Love” – (Tamar Braxton / Ricardo “Rico Beats” Lamarre / Tiyon Mack).
“White Candle” – (Tamar Braxton / Tiyon Mack / Eric Mobley / Ursula Yancy).
“Thank You Lord” – (Tiyon Mack / Tramaine Winfrey).
“Black Tears” – (Tiyon Mack / Dernst “D’Mile” Emile).

Celine Dion reveals official artwork for new single ‘Loved Me Back to Life’

29 Aug

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Celine Dion has revealed the official artwork for her new single online.

“Loved Me Back to Life” marks the first promotional single from the Canadian songbird’s upcoming English studio album of the same name, scheduled for release on November 5 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The track was co-written by Sia Furler, whose credits include “Blank Page” by Christina Aguilera [RCA Records], “Standing on the Sun” by Beyoncé Knowles [Columbia Records] and “Diamonds” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings].

Production duties were handled by Hasham “Sham” Hussein and Denarius “Motesart” Motes, who are also responsible for singles “Paint a Smile” by Jasmine Villegas [Interscope Records] and “Is Anybody Out There?” by K’Naan featuring Nelly Furtado [A&M / Octone Records].

For the new collection, Dion has also teamed up with hitmakers Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Usher, Nicole Scherzinger), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Cee Lo Green) and Francis “Eg” White (Natalie Imbruglia, Rebecca Ferguson).