Archive | March, 2015

Ciara unwraps new album “Jackie” artwork

31 Mar

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Ciara has unwrapped the official artwork for her sixth studio album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Jackie” later this year via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment imprint Epic Records.

Lead single “I Bet” was co-written by Theron and Timothy Thomas of Rock City (Chris Brown, Keri Hilson) and produced by Harmony Samuels (Brandy, Teyana Taylor) and Chris “TEK” O’Ryan (Beyonce, Miley Cyrus).

“Jackie” serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Ciara,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles in the shape of “Body Party,” “Overdose” and the Nicki Minaj-assisted “I’m Out.”

The keenly-awaited CD boasts additional alliances with Dr. Luke (Ne-Yo, Tinashe), Cirkut (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Polow Da Don (Fergie, Keyshia Cole), Soundz (Jeremih, K. Michelle) and Mike WiLL Made It (Usher, Mariah Carey).

Watch the music video for “I Bet” below.

Ella Eyre debuts new single “Together”

31 Mar

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Ella Eyre has debuted her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Together” to her Vevo channel on Monday (March 30, 2015).

“Together” was produced by Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola of Future Cut, who are also responsible for Lily Allen’s “Smile” [Parlophone], Melanie Fiona’s “Ay Yo” [Motown] and Stooshe’s “Black Heart” [Warner Bros].

The track serves as the follow-up to previous promotional cut “Comeback,” which peaked to number twelve on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s debut album “Feline” will be released later this year via Universal Music Group imprint Virgin EMI Records.

Other album producers include Two Inch Punch (Kacy Hill, Sam Smith), Greg Wells (Colbie Caillat, Kelly Clarkson), Jarrad Rogers (Demi Lovato, Becky Hill) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Melissa Steel).

Meanwhile, fans of Future Cut’s work should peep the upcoming projects by Whinnie Williams [Night Beach Records], Little Mix [Columbia Records], Tamera Foster [Syco Music] and Conor Maynard [Parlophone Records].

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Together” below.

Pia Mia unleashes music video for new single “With You”

31 Mar

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Pia Mia has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for the G-Eazy-assisted “Fuck With You” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (March 31, 2015).

“Fuck With You” – now available for download via iTunes – was produced by Nicholas “Nic Nac” Balding, whose other credits include Chris Brown’s “Loyal” (featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga) and Tinashe’s “Watch Me Work.”

As previously reported, Mia’s debut studio collection is scheduled for release later this year under Wolfpack Entertainment and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Benny Blanco (Sia, Katy Perry), Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez), DJ Mustard (Omarion, Keyshia Cole) and Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Sam Smith).

On the songwriting front, Mia has teamed with Maureen “Mozella” McDonald (Madonna, Miley Cyrus), Chantal Kreviazuk (Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani) and Rock City (Jennifer Hudson, Nicki Minaj).

Watch the music video for “Fuck With You” below.

Kat Dahlia unveils “I Think I’m In Love” music video

31 Mar

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Kat Dahlia has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter – real name Katriana Huguet – posted the visual clip for “I Think I’m in Love” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (March 31, 2015).

“I Think I’m in Love” was written by Dahlia along with Justin “J. Dens” DeSantis and the song’s producer Jon Levine, whose other credits include Bebe Rexha (“I’m Gonna Show You Crazy”) and Leona Lewis (“Your Hallelujah”).

Dahlia’s debut album “My Garden” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Gangsta,” “Mirror” and “Crazy” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Vested in Culture and Epic Records.

Watch the music video for “I Think I’m in Love” below.

Mila J taps Da Internz for new album

31 Mar

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Mila J has collaborated with Da Internz for her upcoming studio album.

The production duo recently helmed “Stanley” for Jazmine Sullivan. The track appears on the R&B singer/songwriter’s third studio collection, “Reality Show,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with RCA Records.

Consisting of members Marcos Palacios and Ernest Clark, Da Internz have also contributed to the next projects by Usher [RCA], Rihanna [Roc Nation], Tamia [Def Jam], Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic] and Christina Aguilera [RCA].

Meanwhile, Mila J is scheduled to release her new album later this year via Universal Music Group imprint Motown Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s EP “M.I. LA,” which spawned hit singles “Smoke, Drink, Break-Up” and “My Main.”

Other musicians backing Mila J on the keenly-awaited LP are Tricky Stewart (Brandy, Jennifer Lopez), The-Dream (Ciara, Kelly Rowland), DJ Mustard (Tinashe, Charli XCX) and Sam Hook (Jasmine V, Keri Hilson).

Watch the music video for “My Main” below.

Jasmine V premieres “Walk Away” music video

31 Mar

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Jasmine V has premiered a new music video online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Walk Away” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (March 26, 2015).

“Walk Away” was co-written and co-produced by Larry “Symbolyc One” Griffin, who also worked with the likes of Madonna [Interscope Records], Beyonce [Columbia Records] and Tamar Braxton [Epic Records].

Jasmine V’s debut EP “That’s Me Right There” – featuring previous promotional cuts “I Love Your Crazy,” “Me Without You” and “Who That” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Walk Away” below.

Fifth Harmony, Kid Ink premiere “Worth It” music video

29 Mar

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Fifth Harmony have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The pop quintet posted the visual clip for the Kid Ink-assisted “Worth It” to their Vevo channel on Saturday (March 28, 2015).

“Worth It” was co-written by Priscilla Renea Hamilton, whose other credits include Pitbull’s “Timber” f/ Ke$ha [RCA Records], K. Michelle’s “V.S.O.P” [Atlantic Records] and Tamar Braxton’s “Tip Toe” [Epic Records].

Production duties on “Worth It” were handled by Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, who are also responsible for Jennifer Lopez’s “Feel the Light” [Roc Nation] and Tinashe’s “All Hands on Deck” [RCA Records].

Fifth Harmony’s debut album “Reflection” – featuring previous promotional cuts “BO$$” and “Sledgehammer” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Syco Music and Epic Records.

Watch the music video for “Worth It” below.