Archive | May, 2018

Jetta liberates new promotional single “Zoo”

25 May

British singer/songwriter Jetta John-Hartley, known mononymously as Jetta, has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Jetta alongside Carl Ryden, whose resume boasts additional works with Steps (“Tears on the Dancefloor”), Nabiha (“Weapon”), Jessica Mauboy (“This Ain’t Love”) and The Saturdays (“Not Giving Up”).

Having released her debut mini-album in 2014 via Lava Records and Republic Records, Jetta’s next project is expected to arrive later this year via Lion’s Roar Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Zoo” below.

Thomas Rhett premieres “Leave Right Now” music video

25 May

Thomas Rhett has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “Leave Right Now (Martin Jensen Mix)” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Monday (May 21, 2018).

The track, which appears on Rhett’s latest album “Life Changes,” was co-written by Ed Drewett (Craig David, Sinead Harnett), John “JRY” Ryan (Raye, Jessie Ware) and Julian Bunetta (Harry Styles, Niall Horan).

Rhett is also recording new music with the songwriters and producers including Brian Kennedy, James Fauntleroy, Dallas Davidson, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Jacob Kasher, and Charlie Puth.

Watch the music video for “Leave Right Now (Martin Jensen Mix)” below.

Jorja Smith delivers new promotional single “February 3rd”

25 May

Jorja Smith has delivered her new promotional single online.

“February 3rd” – which was co-written by Maverick Sabre, J. LBS, Michael Uzowuru, and Jeff Kleinman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming debut album “Lost & Found” – featuring previous singles “Teenage Fantasy,” “Blue Lights” and “Where Did I Go” – will arrive on June 8 via FAMM Records.

The highly-anticipated project yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Joel Compass, Amanda Ghost, Ed Thomas, Charlie Perry, Maaike “KiTo” Ebbing, Tom Misch, and Felix Joseph.

Stream the audio clip for “February 3rd” below.

Shawn Mendes releases new self-titled album

25 May

Shawn Mendes has released his third album online.

The self-titled collection – featuring singles “In My Blood,” “Lost in Japan,” “Youth,” “Where Were You in the Morning,” and “Nervous” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Illuminate,” Mendes has reunited with regular collaborators Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, and Geoffrey Warburton.

Other musicians backing Mendes on the album are Joel Little, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Julia Michaels, Ian Kirkpatrick, Nate Mercereau, Amy Allen, Louis Bell, Fred Gibson, and John Mayer.

Stream “Shawn Mendes (Album)” below.

Kate Stewart confirms new project “In the Beginning,” releases new single “Loving You”

24 May

British singer/songwriter Kate Stewart, formerly known as KStewart, has christened her new project “In the Beginning” and will release it later this year.

Current promotional single “Loving You” – which was co-written alongside Ryan Campbell and B. Bravo – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stewart also co-penned Tinashe’s “Fires and Flames” with Amanda Ghost and Joel Compass. The track appears on Tinashe’s latest studio album, “Joyride,” which peaked to number 29 on the US Billbaord R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

Stream the audio clip for “Loving You” below.

Cosha unleashes new promotional single “Do You Wanna Dance?”

24 May

British singer/songwriter Cosha, formerly known as Bonzai, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Do You Wanna Dance” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Cosha (real name Cassia O’Reilly) alongside fellow recording artist Rostam Batmanglij, whose recent credits include Maggie Rogers’ “Falling Water,” Lykke Li’s “Hard Rain,” and Haim’s “Little of Your Love.”

Cosha’s upcoming project – featuring further contributions from Jeff Gitty, Stint, Fred Ball, King Henry, Grades, Justin Raisen, and Sad Pony – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

Stream the audio clip for “Do You Wanna Dance” below.

Grace Carter shares music video for new single “Saving Grace”

24 May

Grace Carter has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Saving Grace” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (May 24, 2018).

Co-written by Rob Geragthy and collectively produced by Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk and The 23rd; “Saving Grace” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Carter’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous singles “Silence,” “Ashes” and “Silhouette” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project yields additional alliances with Mike Dean (Beyonce, Kanye West), Justin Parker (Kenzie May, Ellie Goulding), Martin Sjolie (Arlissa, Sam Smith) and Om’Mas Keith (Yuna, Tommy Genesis).

Watch the music video for “Saving Grace” below.

Lykke Li premieres music video for new single “Hard Rain”

23 May

Lykke Li has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Hard Rain” was posted to the Swedish singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 22, 2018).

Co-written and produced by fellow recording artist Rostam Batmanglij, “Hard Rain” appears on the Li’s upcoming fourth album, “So Sad So Sexy,” which will arrive on June 8 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “I Never Lean” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Jonny Coffer, T-Minus, Jeff Bhasker, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, and James “Malay” Ho.

Watch the music video for “Hard Rain” below.

Zak Abel hits the studio with Marlon Roudette for new collaboration

23 May

Zak Abel has teamed up with Marlon Roudette for a new collaboration.

Roudette previously co-wrote “Finders Keepers” and “Fine Line” for his sister Mabel McVey. The JD Reid-produced tracks peaked to numbers eight and eleven on the UK Singles Chart, respectively.

In addition to prepping his third studio collection under Universal Music Group / Island Records UK, Roudette has also penned songs on the next projects by Sinead Harnett, Louisa Johnson, Dan Caplen, and Liam Payne.

Meanwhile, Abel is expected to release his next project and follow-up to 2017’s “Only When We’re Naked” – featuring current promotional single “Love Song” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Mojam Music, Nile Rodgers, Maegan Cottone, Lostboy, Will Simms, Jordan Riley, Philip Plested, SG Lewis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lawrie Martin, Fred Ball, Max McElligott, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “When the Beat Drops Out” below.

Diana Gordon releases new promotional single “Kool Aid”

19 May

Diana Gordon has released her new promotional single online.

“Kool Aid” – which was produced by Chris Petersino and Rob McCurdy of Noise Club – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was also co-written by Asia Whiteacre, who is also responsible for Bebe Rexha’s “Ferrari,” Alina Baraz’s “Floating,” Kate Nash’s “Body Heat,” 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Want You Back,” Louis Tomlinson’s “Want You Back,” Sam Fisher’s “Getting Older,” and Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls.”

In addition to prepping her next project, Gordon has also collaborated with songwriters and producers Mark Ronson, Diplo, Justin Tranter, Devonte Hynes, Emile Hyanie, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, and Chris Loco.

Stream the audio clip for “Kool Aid” below.