Archive | August, 2018

Imani Williams unleashes new promotional single “Dumb”

17 Aug

Imani Williams has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Dumb” – featuring Tiggs Da Author and Belly Squad – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Co-written by Chiara Hunter and collectively produced by ADP, Sigala and Show n Prove; the track samples “Dumb” by British girl group The 411, which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart in 2004.

Besides writing songs for David Guetta’s next album, Williams’ upcoming project – featuring previous single “Don’t Need No Money” – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Electric, Carla Monroe, Jonny Hockings, Anita Blay, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Lauren Aquilina, Michael Angelo, Natasha Bedingfield, and Laconic.

Stream the audio clip for “Dumb” below.

Ariana Grande delivers fourth studio collection “Sweetener”

17 Aug

Ariana Grande has delivered her fourth studio collection online.

“Sweetener” – including singles “No Tears Left to Cry,” “The Light is Coming” and “God is a Woman” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Dangerous Woman” boasts songwriting contributions from Savan Kotecha, Victoria Monet, Maxine Ashley, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk, Peter Svensson, and Rickard Goransson.

On the production front, Grande has teamed up with Max Martin, Pharrell Williams, Hit-Boy, Tommy Brown, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Michael Foster, Charles Anderson, and Brian Malik Baptiste.

Stream “Sweetener” below.

Sabrina Claudio releases new project “No Rain, No Flowers”

16 Aug

Sabrina Claudio has released her new project online.

“No Rain, No Flowers” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides current singles “Numb” and “Messages from Her,” the highly-anticipated collection also includes six new songs in the shape of “Come Here,” “Naked,” “Cycle,” “Did We Lose Our Minds,” “Creation” and “Control.”

On the production front, Claudio has teamed up with regular collaborator Sad Money as well as Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza, Chris Loco, Kaveh Rastegar, and AFTERHRS (aka Ian Franzino and Andrew Haas).

Stream “No Rain, No Flowers” below.

Jess Glynne confirms new promotional single “All I Am”

13 Aug

Jess Glynne has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “All I Am” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album, “Always in Between.”

Available on iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets from August 17, the Mark Ralph-produced track was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Bastian “Carassius Gold” Langebaek, and James Newman.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Always in Between” – featuring previous single “I’ll Be There” – is scheduled to arrive on October 18 via Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” delivers additional contributions from Electric, Kamille, Louis Bell, Starsmith, Jamie Scott, Ed Sheeran, John Ryan, Steve Mac, Julian Bunetta, Toby Gad, and Jonny Coffer.

Watch the music video for “I’ll Be There” below.

Janet Jackson confirms new single “Made for Now”

11 Aug

Janet Jackson has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Made for Now” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming album and will release it on August 17 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As per ASCAP’s ACE Repertory, the track was written by Jackson alongside Al Sherrod Lambert, Shawn Butler, Thomas Lumpkins, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “JV” Etienne.

Jackson’s upcoming twelfth album – featuring further contributions from regular collaborators Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis – is expected to arrive later this year via Rhythm Nation / BMG Rights Management.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Sleep,” “Unbreakable” and “Damn Baby.”

Watch the music video for “No Sleep” below.

Ciara releases new promotional single “Freak Me”

11 Aug

Ciara has released her promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Theron Thomas of R. City alongside Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage, whose other songwriting credits include Fantasia Barrino’s “Supernatural Love,” Monica’s “Catch Me,” Chrisette Michele’s “A Couple of Forevers,” and Miranda Brooke’s “Hater.”

Production duties on “Freak Me” were handled by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, who previously teamed up with Ciara on “Level Up” and helmed other cuts for Usher (“Will Work for Love”), Rihanna (“Push Up on Me”), Nicki minaj (“Marilyn Monroe”) and Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ciara’s upcoming seventh studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Jackie” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records in partnership with Beauty Marks Entertainment.

Stream the audio clip for “Freak Me” below.

Nicki Minaj unleashes new album “Queen”

11 Aug

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her fourth studio collection.

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

The follow-up to 2014’s “The Pinkprint” boasts guest appearances from Foxy Brown (“Coco Chanel”), The Weeknd (“Thought I Knew You”), Ariana Grande (“Bed”), Future (“Sir”), Swae Lee (“Chun Swae”), Lil Wayne (“Rich Sex”) and Eminem & Labrinth (“Majesty”).

On the songwriting and production front, Minaj has worked with Cirkut, Starrah, J. Reid, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Ben Billions, LunchMoney Lewis, Murda Beatz, Sevn Thomas, Metro Boomin, Rasool Diaz, Mike WiLL Made It, JMike, Kane Beatz, Frank Dukes, Christopher Braide, and Mel & Mus.

Stream the audio clip for “Queen” below.