Archive | March, 2018

Bebe Rexha guests on Ne-Yo’s new single “Push Back”

31 Mar

American singer, songwriter and record producer Ne-Yo has enlisted Bebe Rexha and Stefflon Don for his new promotional single “Push Back,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Push Back” were handled by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, who previously teamed up with Ne-Yo on singles “So Sick,” “Sexy Love,” “Because of You,” “Go On Girl,” “Closer,” “Independent Woman,” “Beautiful Monster,” “Let Me Love You” and “Coming With You.”

Ne-Yo’s upcoming seventh studio collection “Good Man” – featuring further productions from Dr. Luke, Cirkut, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is scheduled to arrive on June 8 via Universal Music Group / Motown Records.

Having worked with Stargate on “I Got Time” and “Bad Bitch,” Rexha also co-wrote “All Hands on Deck” with the Norwegian hitmaking duo. The Cashmere Cat-assisted track appears on Tinashe’s debut album, “Aquarius,” which debuted at number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rexha’s upcoming album “Expectations” will hit stores later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers alliances with The Stereotypes, Lauren Christy, Jason Evigan, Asia Whiteacre, Jussi Karvinen, Kamille, Justin Tranter, David Garcia, Talay Riley, and Josh Miller.

Stream the audio clip for “Push Back” below.

Mali-Koa signs new deal with Island Records UK

30 Mar

Singer/songwriter Mali-Koa has inked a new deal with Island Records UK.

The Universal Music Group imprint also houses artists include John Newman, Marlon Roudette, Ray BLK, Ariana Grande, Sigrid, Drake, Antigoni Buxton, Hailee Steinfeld, Jessie Ware, AlunaGeorge, and Cosima.

Mali-Koa’s current single “Honest” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Plested and produced by Joe Garrett – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

She has also worked with songwriters and producers including Scott Effman, Nat Dunn, Pip Kembo, Lauren Aquilina, Knightstarr, Dominique Vellutato, T-Collar, Hannah Wilson, Maestro Tha Baker, Nina Nesbitt, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Honest” below.

Digital Farm Animals releases new promotional single “Say My Name”

30 Mar

British record producer and songwriter Nicholas Gale, professionally known as Digital Farm Animals, has released his new promotional single online.

“Say My Name” – which features Swedish singer/songwriter Iman – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by George Reid of AlunaGeorge, whose other credits include Taya’s “Sweet Waste of Time,” Raleigh Ritchie’s “A Moor,” Nao’s “Golden,” and Off Bloom’s “Shut Up and Let Me Walk.”

Fans of Digital Farm Animals’ production works should keep an eye on the next projects by Louisa Johnson, Rita Ora, Alma, John Newman, Chromeo, Era Istrefi, Grace Carter, Liam Payne, Anne-Marie, James Arthur, Conrad Sewell, Jojo, Astrid S, Kat Dahlia, L Devine, and Annika Rose.

His upcoming project – featuring promotional singles “Tokyo Nights,” “Digital Love” and “Wanna Know” – is expected to arrive later this year via Tim & Danny Music in partnership with Simco Limited.

Stream the audio clip for “Say My Name” below.

Cardi B liberates new promotional single “Be Careful”

30 Mar

American rapper and television personality Belcalis Almanzar, professionally known as Cardi B, has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Be Careful” were collectively handled by Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels (Drake, Normani Kordei), Anderson “Vinylz” Hernandez (Rihanna, Travis Scott) and Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney (Camila Cabello, The Weeknd).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cardi B’s upcoming debut album “Invasion of Privacy” – featuring previous singles “Bodak Yellow” and “Bartier Cardi” – is scheduled to arrive on April 6 via Warner Music / Atlantic Records.

Other musicians backing Cardi B on the album are include Nija Charles (Jason Derulo, Chris Brown), Scribz Riley (Alina Baraz, Sabrina Claudio), Needlz (Jeremih, Bruno Mars) and Murda Beatz (Bebe Rexha, Nick Minaj).

Stream the audio clip for “Be Careful” below.

Ghosted draft JHart for new promotional single “Feel on Me”

30 Mar

British songwriting and production team Ghosted – composed of Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes – have announced the details for their new promotional single.

“Feel on Me” – featuring UK singer/songwriter James “JHart” Abrahart – is scheduled to arrive on April 13 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by JHart alongside fellow recording artist MNEK, who previously teamed up with Ghosted on songs performed by Craig David (“Change My Love”), Olly Murs (“Private”) and Little Mix (“Wings”).

Ghosted’s upcoming project – featuring the Kamille-assisted “Get Some” – is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

Fans of Ghosted’s songwriting and production works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Anne-Marie, Rihanna, Hailee Steinfeld, Ellie Goulding, Astrid S, Nick Jonas, Wens, Little Mix, Sabina Ddumba, Alma, Mabel McVey, Era Istrefi, Imani Williams, Sigrid, Louis Tomlinson, and Raye.

Stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Tinashe premieres music video for new single “Me So Bad”

30 Mar

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

The visual clip for “Me So Bad” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign and French Montana – was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (March 30, 2018).

Production duties on “Me So Bad” were collectively handled by Simon “BLWYRMND” Schranz, Christian “Hitmaka” Ward, Floyd “A1” Bentley, Andre “Dre Moon” Proctor, and Montrell “Wavy” Martinez.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe’s upcoming album “Joyride” – featuring previous promotional singles “Faded Love” and “No Drama” – is scheduled to arrive on April 13 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further contributions from Stargate, Noonie Bao, Fred Ball, Starrah, Joel Compass, Sasha Sloan, Hit-Boy, Eyelar, Travis Scott, Soundz, Arrow Benjamin, Dr. Luke, and NOVAWAV.

Watch the music video for “Me So Bad” below.

The Weeknd unleashes new mini-album “My Dear Melancholy”

30 Mar

Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer The Weeknd (born Abel Tesfaye) has unleashed a new mini-album online.

“My Dear Melancholy” – featuring six new songs in the shape of “Call Out My Name,” “Try Me,” “Wasted Times,” “I Was Never There,” “Hurt” and “Privilege” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Starboy” also delivers contributions from Cirkut, DaHeala, Frank Dukes, Starrah, Gesaffelstein, Mike Will Made-It, Marz, Skrillex, Nicholas Jaar, Belly, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.

Stream “My Dear Melancholy” below.