Archive | July, 2017

Ella Eyre drafts Ty Dolla $ign for new single “Ego”

31 Jul

Ella Eyre has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Ella Mary McMahon) christened “Ego” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on August 11 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The Ty Dolla $ign-featuring track was co-written by Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin, who are also behind Cheryl’s “Waiting for Lightning,” Kelly Clarkson’s “In the Blue,” Foxes’ “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Crystal Heart,” Indiana’s “Play Dead,” and Lea Michele’s “Believer.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s next studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Becky Hill (Professor Green), HARLOE (Britney Spears), Lauren Christy (Akon), Kamille (Louisa Johnson), Ilsey Juber (Nick Jonas), Emily Warren (Molly Kate Kestner), Stephenie Jones (James Blunt), Sam Preston (Nina Nesbitt) and Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Jason Derulo).

On the production front, Eyre has worked with Jason Evigan (Madonna), ADP (Dan Caplen), Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez), Crada (Kid Cudi), Jonny Coffer (Tanika), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Joel Little (Lorde), Toby Gad (John Legend), Mstr Rogers (Andra Day), Emanuel Kiriakou (Ne-Yo), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Reyez) and Mojam Music (Plan B).

Watch the music video for “Came Here for Love” below.

Becky Hill signs new deal with Polydor Records

30 Jul

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British singer/songwriter Rebecca Claire Hill, professionally known as Becky Hill, has signed a new deal with Polydor Records.

The Universal Music Group imprint also houses artists including HAIM, James Blake, Cashmere Cat, The 1975, Jacob Banks, Neiked, Julia Michaels, Clean Bandit, Demi Lovato, Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey, Blaise Moore, Carly Rae Jepsen, Ellie Goulding, Gwen Stefani, Charlotte OC, and Jessie Reyez.

Co-written with Karen Poole and MNEK, Hill’s upcoming promotional single “Unpredicatable,” which serves as the final release from her own label Eko Records, is scheduled to arrive on August 9th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Formerly signed to Parlophone Records, the “False Alarm” star has reportedly co-penned songs on the next projects by Ella Eyre, Terri Walker, Chloe Leone, Imani Williams, DAKOTA, and Professor Green.

Hill’s previous credits include Tough Love’s “Touch,” Oliver Heldens’ “Last All Night (Koala),” Watermat’s “All My Love,” Marc Kinchen’s “Piece of Me,” Bondax’s “All I See,” Rudimental’s “Powerless,” KStewart’s “Be Without You,” Wilkinson’s “Afterglow,” and Lindsey Stirling’s “Love’s Just a Feeling.”

Stream the audio clip for “Rude Love” below.

Jessie Ware reveals new song title from third album

30 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jessica Lois Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has revealed a new song title from her upcoming third album.

“Selfish Love” was written by Ware alongside Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Ammar Malik (Zara Larsson), Ryan Tedder (James Blunt), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande), Benny Blanco (Justin Bieber) and Happy Perez (Halsey).

Ware’s current promotional single “Midnight” – which was co-written by Kiah Victoria, Jordan Thomas, Bastian Langebaek and Andrew “Pop” Wansel – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the studio sessions intended for follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” which is scheduled to arrive later this year via PMR / Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US), Ware has also reunited with Ed Sheeran (Jess Glynne), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Reyez), Jamie Scott (Ella Henderson) and Sacha Skarbek (Gavin James).

Listen to the audio clip for “Midnight” below.

RAYE connects with Sarah Aarons, D’Mile for new collaboration

30 Jul

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, professionally known as RAYE, has connected with Sarah Aarons and D’Mile for a new collaboration.

Born Dernst Emile, the American record producer is known for his works with TLC (“Way Back”), Usher (“Mind of a Man”), Jennifer Lopez (“One Love”), Trey Songz (“Disrespectful”), Mary J. Blige (“In the Morning”), Mali Music (“Fight for You”), LeToya Luckett (“I’m Ready”), Daye Jack (“Finish Line”), Ciara (“Livin’ it Up”), Lupe Fiasco (“Kill”) and Jordin Sparks (“Casual Love”).

Meanwhile, Aarons, whose songwriting resume boasts works with Zedd & Alessia Cara (“Stay”) and Mabel McVey (“Bedroom”), has contributed to the next projects by Demi Lovato, Ella Eyre, Amber Mark, Dua Lipa, and Flume.

RAYE’s upcoming still-untitled project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

Her current promotional single “The Line” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Fred Gibson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting front, the “Hotbox” star has contributed to the next releases by Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Rita Ora, Mabel McVey, Era Istrefi, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, and Ray BLK.

RAYE’s previous credits include DEV’s “Come at Me,” Tara Carosielli’s “Money,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” M.O’s “Not in Love,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” SG Lewis’ “Yours,” Matoma’s “The Wave,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” and Jax Jones’ “U Don’t Know Me.”

Stream “The Line (Remixes)” below.

Halsey announces new promotional single details

30 Jul

Halsey has announced the details for her new promotional single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Ashley Frangipane) christened “Bad at Love” as the next promotional cut from her sophomore album, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” [Astralwerks / Capitol Records].

The track was written by Halsey alongside Justin Tranter (Kesha, Gwen Stefani), Eric “Ricky Reed” Frederic (Meghan Trainor, Charli XCX) and Roget Chahayed (Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar).

Featuring previous singles “Now or Never” and “Eyes Closed,” “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” delivers further contributions from Peder Losnegård (Ariana Grande), Greg Kurstin (Sia), Chris Braide (Beth Ditto), Dan Wilson (Adele), Cashmere Cat (Kacy Hill), Happy Perez (Camila Cabello), Benny Blanco (Rihanna) and Joshua “AMMO” Coleman (Fifth Harmony).

Stream the audio clip for “Bad at Love” below.

Alina Baraz enlists LunchMoney Lewis, Ben Billions for new collaboration

30 Jul

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has enlisted LunchMoney Lewis and Ben Billions for a new collaboration.

Born Gamal Kosh Lewis, LunchMoney’s songwriting resume boasts works with Zara Larsson (“So Good”), Jason Derulo (“Swalla”), Meghan Trainor (“Watch Me Do”), Ricky Reed (“Be the 1”), Jennifer Lopez (“Ain’t Your Mama”), Ciara (“Lullaby”), Sabina Ddumba (“Not Too Young”), Madison Beer (“All for Love”), Jessie J (“Burnin’ Up”) and Fifth Harmony (“Bo$$”).

Meanwhile, Ben Billions (real name Benjamin Diehl) is responsible for producing G-Eazy & Kehlani’s “Good Life,” The Weeknd’s “Party Monster,” Beyonce’s “6 Inch,” Kelly Rowland’s “I Remember,” Future’s “Low Life,” Travis Scott’s “Pray 4 Love,” BANKS’ “Judas,” and Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This.”

Baraz, on the other hand, is exected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring current promotional single “Electric” – later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from GRADES (Raleigh Ritchie), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Jessie Ware), Mike “Scribz” Riley (Nathan Sykes), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Billy Walsh (Majid Jordan) and Illangelo (Emeli Sande).

Stream the audio clip for “Electric” below.

Tom Aspaul preps new mini-album for Jan/Feb 2018

30 Jul

British singer/songwriter Tom Aspaul is currently working on his upcoming mini-album, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Left.”

The still-untitled EP is expected to arrive in Jan/Feb 2018 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Additionally, Aspaul’s pop culture podcast “Bottle Pop” is now live, featuring interviews with fellow musicians and recording artists including Clare Maguire, MNEK, KStewart, Leo Kalyan and Caroline Ailin, as well as music journalists Sophie Wilkinson and Michael Cragg.

On the songwriting front, Aspaul has co-penned songs for Kylie Minogue (“Feels So Good”), AlunaGeorge (“Mediator”), Charlotte OC (“In Paris”), Karen Harding (“Those Girls”), Alex Newell (“Shame”), Little Boots (“Working Girl”), Aanysa (“Burn Break Crash”), Celeste (“Chocolate”), Iris Gold (“Steve McQueen”) and Zac Samuel & Moon Willis f/ Taya (“Never Letting Go”).

The “Indiana” star’s extensive resume boasts further works with producers including GRADES, Martin Sjolie, Red Triangle, Fred Cox, Two Inch Punch, Dan McDougall, Snakehips, Julian Bunetta, LOSTBOY, Tim Lacrombe, Starsmith, Ian Dench, Knightstarr, Wayne Wilkins, and Future Cut.

Stream Tom Aspaul’s playlist below.