Archive | May, 2017

Craig David teases new collaboration with Claude Kelly, Steve Robson

30 May

Craig David has teased a new collaboration with Claude Kelly and Steve Robson.

“Amazing day in the studio with Steve Robson & @claudekelly,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (May 30, 2017).

Kelly and Robson have collectively written and produced songs for Olly Murs (“Back Around”), Ella Henderson (“Giants”), James Arthur (“Is This Love?”), Christina Aguilera (“Just a Fool”), James Morrison (“Right By Your Side”) and One Direction (“Why Don’t We Go There?”).

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 songwriting contributions from Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Kylie Minogue), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Ed Drewett (Jessie Ware), Sam Dew (Marsha Ambrosius) and Max McElligott (Chloe Leone).

Among the producers David has worked with so far are Tre Jean-Marie (Christina Aguilera), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Nineteen85 (Drake), MNEK (Bebe Rexha), Dave Tozer (John Legend), Martin Solveig (Madonna), Fraser T. Smith (Jessie J), Daecolm (Mario Barrett) and TMS (Rita Ora).

Stream “Following My Intuition” below.

Chloe Leone teams up with Fred Cox for new single “Comfortably Me”

30 May

British singer/songwriter Chloe Leone has released her new single online.

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

Production duties on “Comfortably Me” were handled by Fred Cox, whose other credits include Tanika’s “Fuck Boy,” 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,” and Billie Marten’s “Bird.”

Leone’s upcoming project, which follows 2016’s “Domesticated,” is expected to arrive later this year via Lionnes Lovers.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further alliances with Jonny Lattimer (Izzy Bizu), Becky Hill (Rudimental), Knox Brown (Mary J. Blige), Chiara Hunter (David Guetta), Phil Cook (Jasmine Thompson), Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite), Pantha (Emeli Sande), Max McElligott (John Newman), Fabienne Holloway (Rosie Lowe) and Ed Thomas (Sinead Harnett).

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.

Stream the audio clip for “Comfortably Me” below.

Fifth Harmony announce details for new single

30 May

Fifth Harmony have announced the details for their new single.

The American pop quartet – composed of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, and Lauren Jauregui – christened “Down” as the first promotional cut from their upcoming third album and will release it on June 2 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Claire “Jude” Demorest alongside Joshua “Ammo” Coleman and Dallas Koehlke, who previously teamed up with Fifth Harmony on the Ty Dolla Sign-assisted “Work from Home,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2016’s “7/27” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Syco Music and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Dayo Olatunji (Jason Derulo), Akil “Forever Fresh” King (Iggy Azalea), Carmen Reece (Pia Mia), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle), Candy Shields (Brave Williams), Sebastian Kole (Alessia Cara), Tayla Parx (Alicia Keys), Marlin “Hookman” Bonds (Zendaya) and Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Jason Evigan (Selena Gomez), Digital Farm Animals (Rita Ora), Shama Joseph (Rihanna), Fredro (Jessie Reyez), Happy Perez (Miguel), Vincent Berry (Mary J. Blige), Gian Stone (Nick Jonas), and The Monsters & Strangerz (Bebe Rexha).

Listen to the audio clip for “Work from Home” below.

Foxes teams with Courage for new collaboration

30 May

British singer/songwriter Louisa Allen, professionally known as Foxes, has teamed up with Courage for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter, born Joseph Carson, previously collaborated with artists including Taya (“Looking For”), Ray BLK (“My Hood”), Lao Ra (“Wild at Heart”), Tara Carosielli (“Lunatic”), Amber Simone (“Let You Go”), Liv Dawson (“The Less You Know the Better) and JONES (“Limbo”).

His EP “Get Some Courage, Volume 1” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Foxes is expected to release her third studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “All I Need,” later this year via Sign of the Times in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Starsmith (Mika), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Jim Eliot (Kylie Minogue), Max McElligott (Craig David), Jonny Harris (Rudimental), Laura Dockrill (Jorja Smith), Captain Cuts (Halsey), Joe Janiak (Britney Spears), Tommy English (Noah Cyrus), Jaramye Daniels (Beyonce) and Christopher Baran (Melanie Martinez).

Stream “Get Some Courage, Volume 1” below.

Kara Marni teases new collaboration with Andrea Martin

28 May

Kara Marni has teased a new collaboration with Andrea Martin.

“When you forget that you are actually working…Ha! Such a blast writing with Ms @andreamsongs,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Sunday (May 28, 2017).

Martin in known for co-writing Monica’s “Before You Walk Out of My Life,” Toni Braxton’s “I Love Me Some Him,” Blu Cantrell’s “Breathe,” SWV’s “You’re the One,” En Vogue’s “Don’t Let Go (Love),” Angie Stone’s “Wish I Didn’t Miss You,” Melanie Fiona’s “It Kills Me,” Leona Lewis’ “Better with Time,” Jennifer Hudson’s “I Still Love You,” and Fantasia Barrino’s “Lose to Win.”

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers including Stargate, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Chris Loco, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Lucas Secon, Swizz Beatz, Jonas Jeberg, Cutfather, Rodney Jerkins, Future Cut, Jack Splash, RedOne, Fraser T. Smith, Dave Tozer, Jesse “Corporal” Wilson, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Shea Taylor, Jonny Coffer, and Soulshock & Karlin.

Meanwhile, Marni is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead single “No Ordinary Love” – later this year via First Access Entertainment.

Other songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Amy Wadge (Mahalia, Ed Sheeran), Eyelar (Taya, Craig David), Autumn Rowe (Kelis, Leona Lewis), Frances (Karen Harding, Ella Henderson), Grace Tither (Fleur East, Ella Eyre) and Fabienne (Tori Kelly, Janelle Monae).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Martin’s work!

Jason Derulo schedules release date for fifth album

28 May

Jason Derulo has scheduled the release date for his upcoming fifth album.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Everything is Four” is set to arrive on July 7th via Beluga Heights Entertainment and Warner Brothers Records.

Current promotional single “Swalla” – featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Tre Jean-Marie, Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani, Andrew Cedar, Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen, Laconic, James “Gladius” Wong, Nova Wav, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Jon Hume, and Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Dayo Olatunji, Verse Simmonds, Paris Jones, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Scott Harris, Clare Reynolds, Brian Lee, Kathryn Ostenberg, Sebastian Kole, Elle “WOODES” Graham, and Joe Kirkland.

Listen to the audio clip for “Swalla (After Dark Remix)” below.

Kacy Hill reveals tracklisting for debut album “Like a Woman”

28 May

British singer/songwriter Kacy Hill has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album, “Like a Woman,” out on June 30 via Getting Out of Your Dream (GOOD Music) / Def Jam Recordings.

Current promotional singles “Like a Woman,” produced by DJ Mustard alongside Terrace Martin and DJ Rodger Stadium, and “Hard to Love,” produced by Stuart Price and Oskar “Sikow” Engstrom, are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated collection, which was executive-produced by Kanye West, delivers additional alliances with William “Tourist” Phillips (Sam Smith, Jessie Ware), Autumn Rowe (Cameron Dallas, Alice Chatter), Matthew “BURNS” Burns (Britney Spears, Charli XCX) and Jamie Hartman (Marlon Roudette, Aloe Blacc).

See the tracklisting for “Like a Woman” below.

(1) Like a Woman / (2) Keep Me Sane / (3) Cruel / (4) Hard to Love / (5) Static / (6) First Time / (7) Arm’s Length / (8) Interlude / (9) Clarity / (10) Lion / (11) Say You’re Wrong / (12) Am I

Jessie Ware reunites with Kid Harpoon for new album

27 May

Jessie Ware has reunited with Kid Harpoon for her upcoming third album.

The British singer, songwriter, and record producer – born Thomas Hull – previously teamed up with Ware on “Wildest Moments”, “Night Light”, and “Taking in Water,” taken from 2012’s “Devotion,” and “Desire,” taken from 2014’s “Tough Love.”

Other credits by Kid Harpoon include Florence & the Machine’s “Ship to Wreck,” Mabel’s “Bedroom,” Harry Styles’ “Sweet Creature,” Lea Michele’s “Heavy Love,” Shawn Mendes’ “Roses,” AlunaGeorge’s “Wanderlust,” Lily Allen’s “Bass Like Home,” Christina Perry’s “Burning Gold,” and Years & Years’ “Desire.”

Meanwhile, Ware is expected to release her next studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Tough Love,” later this year via PMR Records and Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions from Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Julian Bunetta, Fred Ball, Stint, John “JRY” Ryan, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Starsmith, Emile Haynie, Stephan Moccio, Bastian Langebaek, Jamie Scott, Samuel Dixon, and GRADES.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Ed Drewett, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Ammar Malik, Amy Wadge, Tobias Jesso Jr., Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Sam Romans, Julia Michaels, Max McElligott, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Neo “NAO” Joshua, and James Newman.

Stream the following playlist dedicate to Kid Harpoon’s work!

Carly Rae Jepsen liberates new single “Cut to the Feeling”

26 May

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Carly Rae Jepsen has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Cut to the Feeling” – which is taken from the motion picture soundtrack to the upcoming film “Leap!” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Originally intended for Jepsen’s 2015 album “E.MO.TION,” the track was co-written by Simon Wilcox and Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza, who are also behind Tinashe’s “Flame,” Nick Jonas’ “Jealous,” DNCE’s “Unsweet,” Fifth Harmony’s “Squeeze,” and Demi Lovato’s “Body Talk.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jepsen is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Noonie Bao (Dua Lipa), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), Phoebe Ryan (Britney Spears), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Jess Glynne), Amanda “MNDR” Warner (AlunaGeorge), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Sam Smith), Charli XCX (Blondie), Justin Tranter (Betty Who) and Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Tinashe).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Alex Hope (Kacy Hill), Patrik Berger (Santigold), Kyle Shearer (Melanie Martinez), Captain Cuts (Bebe Rexha), Pontus Winnberg (Sky Ferreira), Justin Raisen (Angel Olsen), BloodPop (Madonna), Kaytranada (Craig David) and Fred Ball (Zara Larsson).

Stream the audio clip for “Cut to the Feeling” below.

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!