Archive | January, 2020

Alicia Keys reveals artwork, release date for new album “A.L.I.C.I.A.”

21 Jan

Alicia Keys has revealed the artwork and release date for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer will release her seventh studio collection, “A.L.I.C.I.A,” on March 20 via RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Underdog” below.

Alina Baraz releases new single “Trust”

21 Jan

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has released her new single online.

“Trust” – which was co-written by Mary Weitz and collectively produced by Spencer Stewart and Lophiile – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various media outlets, Baraz’s upcoming project (and follow-up to 2018’s “Color of You”) is scheduled to arrive later this year via Mom+Pop Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features additional contributions from Grades, Hayley Gene Penner, Elof Loelv, SG Lewis, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Jeff Gitty, Skylar Grey, Jason Evigan, Michael Pollack, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “Trust” below.

Mae Muller announces new single “Roses”

20 Jan

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Mae Muller has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Roses” as her next promotional cut and will release it on Thursday (23 January 2020).

The track was co-written by Francis “Eg” White, whose other credits include Adele’s “Chasing Pavements,” Mary J. Blige’s “Therapy,” Dionne Bromfield’s “Yeah Right,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Nothing’s Real But Love,” Mutya Buena’s “Just a Little Bit,” Diana Vickers’ “Once,” and Sam Smith’s “Blind Eye.”

Muller’s upcoming project – featuring the Jimmy Napes-produced “Anticlimax” and “Dick” – is expected to arrive later this year via Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Two Inch Punch, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Marlon Roudette, Lostboy, Caroline Ailin, Max Wolfgang, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Bastian Langebaek, Ed Thomas, Invisible Men, Chiara Hunter, Jake Gosling, and Naughty Boy.

Watch the music video for “Anticlimax” below.

Arlissa teases first release from debut album

19 Jan

Arlissa has teased the first release from her upcoming debut album.

“I’m so proud of the music I have coming out in a month. Counting the days!! First release from the album!,” the American-German singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Saturday (19 January 2020).

Arlissa’s current promotional single “Running” – which was collectively produced by Matt Schwartz and Martin Terefe – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her first studio collection under Def Jam Recordings reportedly features additional contributions from Mighty Mike, Shungudzo, Oak Felder, Mayila Jones, Sebastian Kole, Fredro, Natt Dunn, Malay, Sam Fischer, Jesse Shatkin, MoZella, Andre Harris, Carmen Reece, Lostboy, and Sinai Tedross.

Watch the music video for “Running” below.

 

 

 

Stacy Barthe teases new collaboration with Tiwa Savage

16 Jan

Stacy Barthe has teased a new collaboration with Tiwa Savage.

“@TiwaSavage it’s one thing to be a fan but to be in your presence is a whole different thing. Can’t wait for the world to hear this magic. Thank you for everything!” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Barthe is known for co-writing Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl,” Rihanna’s “Cheers,” Elle Varner’s “Kinda Love,” Alicia Keys’ “Limitedless,” Katy Perry’s “Hummingbird Heartbeat,” and Britney Spears’ “Blur.”

She has also contributed to the next releases by John Legend, Brandy, Sevyn Streeter, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Jojo, David Guetta, and H.E.R.

Meanwhile, Savage’s latest promotional single “Owo Mi Da” – which was produced by Moses Philips – is now available via via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming album is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music South Africa in partnership with Capitol Records and Motown Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Owo Mi Da” below.

 

Lianne La Havas teases completion of new album

15 Jan

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Lianne La Havas has teased the completion of her upcoming album.

“It’s finished :-)” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (15 January 2020).

The highly-anticipated project follows 2015’s “Blood,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Unstoppable” (produced by Paul Epworth) and “What You Don’t Do” (produced by Matt Hales and Al Shux).

On her third studio album, Havas has worked with songwriters and producers Bruno Major, Kito, Jeff Gitty, Kamille, Sam Crowe, Nao, Mark Guilina, Loxe, Andy Vickery, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “What You Don’t Do” below.

Sugababes enlist MNEK, KABBA for new collaboration

15 Jan

British girl group Sugababes (composed of Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan, and Siobhan Donaghy) have enlisted MNEK and KABBA for a new collaboration.

Besides co-writing Neon Jungle’s “Future X Girl” and Ryan Ashley’s “Familiar,” Kabba’s latest promotional single “My Work is Done” is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, MNEK previously teamed up with the Sugababes on “Drum,” which was intended for their shelved comeback album under Polydor Records. MNEK has also contributed to the next projects by Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson, Kara Marni, Hamzaa, Lennon Stella, Ella Eyre, Samantha Mumba, and H.E.R.

Sugababes are expected to release new music later this year to mark the 20th anniversary of their debut studio album, “One Touch,” which spawned singles “Overload,” “Run for Cover,” “New Year” and “Soul Sound.”

The trio recently covered UK garage duo Sweet Female Attitude’s 2000 hit single “Flowers” for DJ Spoony’s compilation album, “Garage Classics,” which peaked to number forty-eight on the UK Albums Chart.

Stream “Flowers” below.