Archive | May, 2017

Alice Chater teams with MoZella for new collaboration

26 May

British singer/songwriter Alice Chater has teamed up with Maureen McDonald, professionally known as MoZella, for a new collaboration.

MoZella’s songwriting credits include Madonna’s “Bitch I’m Madonna,” Tinashe’s “Feels Like Vegas,” One Direction’s “Perfect,” Mary Lambert’s “Secrets,” Rachel Platten’s “Speechless,” Ellie Goulding’s “Don’t Panic,” Lea Michele’s “Anything’s Possible,” Rihanna’s “Dancing in the Dark,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Take You High,” Charlie Puth’s “One Call Away,” and Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers Max Martin, Stargate, Toby Gad, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sir Nolan, Greg Kurstin, Diplo, Stephan Moccio, Jason Evigan, Matt Rad, Sacha Skarbek, Harmony Samuels, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, MNEK, Benny Cassette, Sermstyle, Ricky Reed, DJ Dahi, Syience, Rodney Jerkins, Jamie Scott, BloodPop, Dr. Luke, and Cirkut.

Chater, on the other hand, is expected to release her next project, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “My WonderL.A.N.D.,” later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa, Leona Lewis), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Brandy, Carly Rae Jepsen), Lisa Scinta (Chris Brown, Selena Gomez), Rachel Furner (Frances, Sam Smith) and Jaramye Daniels (Beyonce, Teyana Taylor).

On the production front, Chater has reportedly teamed up with Red Triangle (James Arthur), Klas Ahlund (Robyn, Britney Spears), Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande, The Chainsmokers), Knightstarr (Craig David, Ella Eyre), Danja (Ciara, Andy Grammer) and Kuya Productions (Mahalia, Alessia Cara).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MoZella’s work!

Sinead Harnett confirms details for debut mixtape

26 May

Sinead Harnett has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut mixtape.

The British singer/songwriter christened her next project “Chapter One” and will release it on June 1st via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Current promotional single “Still Miss You” was produced by Daniel Traynor, professionally known as GRADES, who previously teamed up with Harnett on “If You Let Me,” as well as other artists including Nao (“Bad Blood”), Khalid (“Winter”), Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”) and WENS (“Bleed”).

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Fred Ball (Rihanna, Jessie Ware), Utters (AlunaGeorge, Purple Ferdinand), Marlon Roudette (Mabel, Liam Payne), Crada (Drake, Emeli Sande), Felix Joseph (Ray BLK, Abi Ocia) and Ed Thomas (Kiah Victoria, Jorja Smith).

See the tracklisting for “Chapter 8” below.

(01) Still Miss You / (02) Unconditional / (03) Heal You / (04) Don’t Waste My Time / (05) Equation / (06) So Solo / (07) Want it With You / (08) Ally

Noah Cyrus delivers new single “I’m Stuck”

26 May

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American singer/songwriter Noah Cyrus has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Cyrus alongside Jenna Andrews (Sabina Ddumba, Ella Henderson) and Sam Romans (Craig David, Alicia Keys).

Production duties on “I’m Stuck” were handled by Timothy McKenzie, professionally known as Labrinth, who previously teamed up with Cyrus on “Make Me (Cry)” and helmed songs for other artists including Ms. Dynamite’s “Neva Soft,” Rihanna’s “Lost in Paradise,” and Ed Sheeran’s “Save Myself.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut album “NC-17” – featuring the Digital Farm Animals-produced “Stay Together” and Dan Wilson-assisted “Almost Famous” – will arrive later this year via Ron Perry’s Songs Music Publishing and Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS.

Stream the audio clip for “I’m Stuck” below.

Tori Kelly teams with Warren “Oak” Felder for new project

26 May

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has teamed with Warren “Oak” Felder for a new project.

Felder is known for co-writing and producing Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Chris Brown’s “Superhuman,” Toni Braxton’s “Hands Tied,” Mayer Hawthorne’s “Her Favorite Song,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Expertease,” Usher’s “Good Kisser,” Britney Spears’ “Clumsy,” Trey Songz’s “Unusual,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible,” Joe’s “Where You At,” and Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Frankie Storm, Ilsey Juber, Tiffany Fred, Ester Dean, Candice Nelson, Delisha Thomas, Heather Bright, Ayak Thiik, Bianca Atterberry, Kalenna Harper, Jessyca Wilson, Ursula Yancy, Stacy Barthe, Kirby Lauryen, Priscilla Renea, Jenna Andrews, Chasity Nwagbara, Lyrica Anderson, Nikeshia Briscoe, Kelly Sheehan, and Sia Furler.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” later this year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Noel Zancanella (Ellie Goulding), Stephan Moccio (Skylar Grey), Neff-U (Demi Lovato), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Charlie Puth), Tayla Parx (Alicia Keys), Nate Campany (Carly Rae Jepsen), Fabienne Holloway (Kiah Victoria), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Felder’s work!

Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!

Grace Carter releases new single “Silence”

24 May

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has released her new single online.

“Silence” – which was co-written by Carter alongside George and Henry Flint of songwriting and production duo The 23rd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Carter, who signed a publishing deal with Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs, is currently working on her upcoming debut project.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Ilsey Juber, Jordan Riley, Fabienne Holloway, Digital Farm Animals, Philip Plested, Francis “Eg” White, Patrick “Paddy” Byrne, Moses Samuels, Kane Prafitt, and Harry James.

Listen to the audio clip for “Silence” below.

Tanika reunites with Fred Cox for a new collaboration

23 May

British singer/songwriter Tanika Bailey, professionally known as Tanika, has reunited with Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

Cox previously produced and co-wrote “Fuck Boy,” taken from Tanika’s mini-album “Out Here,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other notable credits by Cox include Kiah Victoria’s “Treat Me,” Zak Abel’s “Rock Bottom,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Grace,” Lion Babe’s “Impossible,” James Morrison’s “Stay Like This,” Joel Compass’ “Back to Me,” Idris Elba’s “Bridges,” Rosie Lowe’s “So Human,” and Billie Marten’s “Bird.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow producers and songwriters including Jonny Lattimer, Fiona Bevan, Simon Aldred, Amy Wadge, Francis “Eg” White, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Fabienne Holloway, Martin Brammer, and Jim Duguid.

Meanwhile, Tanika – who previously worked with the likes of Stargate, Emeli Sande, Naughty Boy, Autumn Rowe, Mojam Music, Youthonix, Moses Samuels, Benjamin Harrison, iSHi, and Craze & Hugo – is expected to release her upcoming project later this year.

Fans of Cox’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Will Heard, RAYE, Dionne Bromfield, Josef Salvat, Kara Marni, Tori Kelly, Anne-Marie, Sam Smith, Kali Uchis, Taya, Janelle Monae, Conrad Sewell, Dakota, Kenzie May, Lily Moore, Becky Hill, Craig David, Terri Walker, KStewart, Izzy Bizu, Ady Suleiman, Grace Carter, and Denai Moore.

Watch the music video for “Fuck Boy” below.