Archive | September, 2013

Miley Cyrus reveals credits for new album ‘Bangerz’

30 Sep

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Miley Cyrus has revealed the songwriting credits for her upcoming album.

The pop starlet will release “Bangerz” in the United States on October 8 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

New single “Wrecking Ball” – written by Stephan Moccio, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, Sacha Skarbek, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald and Henry “Cirkut” Walter – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other songwriters on “Bangerz” include Sean Garrett (Brandy, Nicki Minaj), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Madonna, Cheryl Cole), Samuel “Sam Hook” Jean (Ne-Yo, Chris Brown), Stacy Barthe (Rihanna, John Legend) and Planet VI: Theron & Timothy Thomas (RaVaughn Brown, Keri Hilson).

Production work on the follow-up to “Can’t Be Tamed” was handled by Pharrell Williams (Beyoncé, Robin Thicke), Mike WiLL Made It (Jamie Foxx, Nicole Scherzinger), Pierre “P-Nasty” Slaughter (Future, Brandy Norwood) and Marquel “Marz Da Produca” Middlebrooks (Kelly Rowland, French Montana).

Miley Cyrus – Bangerz [Tracklisting & Songwriting Credits]:
“Adore You” – (Stacy Barthe / Oren Yoel).
“We Can’t Stop” – (Miley Cyrus / Douglas Davis / Michael Williams / Pierre Ramon Slaughter / Theron Thomas / Timothy Thomas / Ricky Walters).
“SMS (Bangerz)” – (Miley Cyrus / Sean Garrett / Michael Williams / Marquel Middlebrooks).
“4×4” – (Miley Cyrus / Cornell Hayes, Jr. / Pharrell Williams).
“My Darlin” – (Miley Cyrus / Jeremih Felton / Michael Williams / Ben E. King / Jerry Leiber, Pierre Ramon Slaughter / Mike Stoller / Nayvadius Wilburn).
“Wrecking Ball” – (Stephan Moccio / Maureen “Mozella” McDonald / Sacha Skarbek / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Love Money Party” – (Miley Cyrus / Sean Garrett / Sean Anderson / Michael Williams / Marquel Middlebrooks).
“Get it Right” – (Pharrell Williams).
“Drive” – (Miley Cyrus, Samuel Jean, Pierre Ramon Slaughter, Michael Williams).
“FU” – (Miley Cyrus, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, Karim Kharbouch, Rami Afuni).
“Do My Thang” – (Miley Cyrus, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Ryan Buendia, Michael McHenry, Kyle Edwards, William Adams).
“Maybe You’re Right” – (Miley Cyrus, John Shanks, Michael Williams, Pierre Ramon Slaughter, Tyler Sam Johnson, Cameron Ochs).
“Someone Else” – (Miley Cyrus, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, Theron Thomas, Timothy Thomas, Pierre Ramon Slaughter, Michael Williams).
“Rooting for My Baby” – (Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams).
“On My Own” – (Pharrell Williams).
“Hands in the Air” – (Miley Cyrus, Asia Bryant, Samuel Jean, Christopher Bridges, Michael Williams, Pierre Ramon Slaughter).

RaVaughn premieres music video for new single ‘Best Friend’

30 Sep

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

“Best Friend” marks the second promotional release from the artist’s upcoming debut album, “Love Always,” out soon via Sony Music Entertainment / Compound University / Compound Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The track – which serves as the follow-up to previous single “Better Be Good” – was written by RaVaughn Brown along with Leon Thomas III, Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Antonio “Tony” Dixon.

“Love Always” promises further songwriting contributions from John Legend (Fergie, Chrisette Michele), Marsha Ambrosius (LeToya Luckett, Alicia Keys), Andrea Martin (Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks), Tiyon “TC” Mack (Justin Bieber, Tamar Braxton) and Miguel Pimentel (Beyoncé Knowles, Mariah Carey).

On the production front, RaVaughn has teamed up with Dewayne “Dem Jointz” Abernathy (Keke Wyatt, Chris Brown), Eric Hudson (K. Michelle, Jamie Foxx), Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige) and Arden “Keyz” Altino (Musiq Soulchild, Estelle Swaray).

Watch the Rhyon Brown and Talia Myers-directed clip below.

JLS debut final single ‘Billion Lights’

30 Sep

JLS have debuted their new single online.

“Billion Lights” marks the lead promotional single from the British group’s upcoming compilation, “Goodbye – The Greatest Hits,” out on November 18 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The track – available for download from November 11 via iTunes and other online outlets – was co-written by Camille Purcell (The Saturdays, Little Mix) and Alistair Tennnant (Pixie Lott, Tulisa Contostavlos).

“Goodbye – The Greatest Hits” will feature previous singles “Beat Again,” “Everybody in Love,” “She Makes Me Wanna” and “Hottest Girl in the World.”

Among the contributors to the collection are Steve Mac (The Saturdays, Cover Drive), Jonathan JR.” Rotem (Skylar Grey, Nicki Minaj), Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Lionel Richie, Enrique Iglesias) and Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford (RaVaughn, Chris Brown).

Katy B releases music video for new single ‘5 AM’

30 Sep

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Katy B has released the music video for her new single online.

“5 AM” is taken from the British singer/songwriter’s sophomore album, out soon via Sony Music Entertainment / Rinse / Columbia Records.

The track – available for download from October 28 via iTunes and all other digital outlets – serves as the follow-up to previous single “What Love is Made Of,” which peaked at number twenty one on the UK Singles Chart.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Katy B – born Kathleen Anne Brien – on the follow-up to 2011’s “On a Mission” are Mark Ronson (Sean Paul, Christina Aguilera), Fraser T. Smith (Cee Lo Green, Nelly Furtado) and Guy Chambers (Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams).

Skylar Grey unveils music video for new single ‘Back from the Dead’

30 Sep

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Skylar Grey has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

“Back from the Dead” – which features Big Sean and Travis Barker – is lifted from the singer/songwriter’s new album, “Don’t Look Down,” out now via Universal Music Group / KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records.

The track was co-written by Ross Golan, whose recent credits include “Let It Rain” by Eliza Doolittle [Parlophone Records], “3000 Miles” by Emblem3 [Columbia Records] and “Just Another Night” by Icona Pop [Big Beat Records].

Production duties were handled by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, who is also responsible for “Don’t Come Around” by Jessica Sanchez [Interscope Records] and “Wipe Your Eyes” by Maroon 5 [A&M / Octone Records].

Watch the David Rosenbaum-directed clip below.

Katy Perry unveils credits for new album “Prism”

29 Sep

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Katy Perry has unveiled the songwriting credits for her upcoming album.

The singer/songwriter will release “Prism” in the United States on October 22 via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

New single “Unconditionally” – written by Katy Perry along with Max Martin, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald and Henry “Cirkut” Walter – will be available for download from October 15 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other album songwriters include Bonnie McKee (Jason Derulo, Leona Lewis), Emeli Sandé (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Sia Furler (Ne-Yo, Celine Dion), Magnus Lidehäll (Sky Ferreira, Kylie Minogue) and Klas Ahlund (Robyn, Jordin Sparks).

Production work was handled by Greg Wells (Mika, Ariana Grande), Benny Blanco (Sean Paul, Mike Posner), Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson (Madonna, Britney Spears), Greg Kurstin (Pink, Lily Allen) and Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Beyoncé, Christina Milian).

Katy Perry – Prism [Tracklisting & Songwriting Credits]:
“Roar” – (Katy Perry / Bonnie McKee / Max Martin / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Legendary Lovers” – (Katy Perry / Bonnie McKee / Max Martin / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Birthday” – (Katy Perry / Bonnie McKee / Max Martin / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Walking on Air” – (Katy Perry / Max Martin / Klas Ahlund / Camela Leierth / Adam Baptiste).
“Unconditionally” – (Katy Perry / Max Martin / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Dark Horse” – (Katy Perry / Max Martin / Sarah Hudson / Jordan “Juicy J” Houston / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“This Is How We Do” – (Katy Perry / Max Martin / Klas Ahlund).
“International Smile” –(Katy Perry / Max Martin / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Ghost” – (Katy Perry / Bonnie McKee / Max Martin / Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald / Henry “Cirkut” Walter).
“Love Me” – (Katy Perry / Max Martin / Vincent Pontare / Magnus Lidehäll / Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson).
“This Moment” – (Katy Perry / Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin / Tor Erik Hermansen / Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).
“Double Rainbow” – (Katy Perry / Sia Furler / Greg Kurstin).
“By the Grace of God” – (Katy Perry / Greg Wells).
“Spiritual” – (Katy Perry / John Mayer / Greg Kurstin).
“It Takes Two” – (Katy Perry / Emeli Sandé / Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin / Tor Erik Hermansen / Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).
“Choose Your Battles” – (Katy Perry / Jonatha Brooke / Greg Wells).

Keyshia Cole records new material with Future

29 Sep

Keyshia Cole - Future

Singer/songwriter Keyshia Cole has recently recorded new material with Epic hip hop artist Future.

It is yet to be known whether the outcome will appear on Future’s upcoming studio album “Honest” or Cole’s still-untitled sixth studio album.

As a songwriter, Future – born Nayvadius Wilburn – has helmed tracks including “Love Song” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings] as well as “Body Party” and “Where You Go” by Ciara [Epic Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next albums by Miley Cyrus [RCA Records], Shakira [Epic Records], Usher [RCA Records], Jennifer Lopez [Capitol Records] and Monica [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Cole – which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Woman to Woman” – is expected to yield alliances from Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Kelly Rowland), Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Marsha Ambrosius, Jordin Sparks) and Kevin McCall (Chris Brown, Sevyn Streeter).

Listen to her new single “I Choose You” below.