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Ella Mai reveals artwork, release date for debut album

21 Sep

Ella Mai has revealed the artwork and release date for her debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled collection will arrive on October 10 via 10 Summers Records / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quinton Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Mai has also worked with songwriters and producers Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Caroline Ailin, Diztortion, Joelle James, Sam Hook, Larrance “Rance” Dopson, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.

Rita Ora confirms details for sophomore album “Phoenix”

19 Sep

Rita Ora has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Phoenix” and will release it on November 23 via Atlantic Records UK.

The highly-anticipated project features singles “Girls,” “For You,” “Your Song,” “Lonely Together” and “Anywhere,” as well as unreleased cuts “Summer Love,” “Let You Love Me,” “Cashmere,” “First Time High,” and “Velvet Rope.”

On the follow-up to 2012’s “Ora,” Rita has also collaborated with songwriters/producers including Invisible Men, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Andrew Watt, Sir Nolan, Digital Farm Animals, Jonny Coffer, Louis Bell, Steve Mac, Ed Sheeran, Ben Billions, Jimmy Napes, Sam Romans, and Rudimental.

Watch the music video for “Girls” below.

Jacob Banks confirms details for new album “Village”

13 Sep

Jacob Banks has confirmed the details for his upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened his first studio collection “Village” and will release it on November 2nd via Interscope Records.

Co-written with Laleh Pourkarim and Pierre-Luc “PL” Riux and produced by Yonatan “XSDTRK” Ayal, current promotional single “Be Good to Me” – featuring Seinabo Sey – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated album, Banks has also collaborated with Stargate, Bibi Bourelly, Stint, Zane Lowe, JP Saxe, Utters, John Newman, Sam Romans, Hue Strother, Charlie Handsome, Two Inch Punch, and Benny Cassette.

See the tracklisting for “Village” below.

(1) Chainsmoking / (2) Love Ain’t Enough / (3) Mexico / (4) Processo / (5) Kumbaya / (6) Slow Up / (7) Grown Up / (8) Keeps Me Going / (9) Be Good to Me / (10) Nostalgia / (11) Caroline / (12) Witness / (13) Unknown (To You) / (14) Peace of Mind

Marsha Ambrosius reveals details for third album “Nyla”

9 Sep

Marsha Ambrosius has revealed the details for her upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her third studio collection “Nyla” and will release it on September 28 via Human Re Sources / eOne Music.

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

On the follow-up to 2014’s “Friends and Lovers,” Ambrosius has teamed up with The Stereotypes, Ivan “Orthodox” Barias, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Benny Cassette, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Bernard “Focus” Edwards Jr.

As a songwriter, Ambrosius is known co-writing tracks performed by Michael Jackson (“Butterflies”), Alicia Keys (“Go Ahead”), Mario (“Why”), LeToya Luckett (“Matter”), Sterling Simms (“Let Her Go”), Jamie Foxx (“Number One”), Raven Symone (“Go Ahead”) and H.E.R. (“Wait for It”).

See the tracklisting for “Nyla” below.

(1) Nyla / (2) 2K / (3) Bottle Fulla Liquor / (4) Flood / (5) I Got it Bad / (6) Let Out / (7) Luh Ya / (8) How High / (9) Today / (10) Old Times / (11) Never Be the Same / (12) Glass / (13) Scorn / (14) I’m Moving On / (15) Grand Finale / (16) Hello Goodbye

Estelle delivers fifth studio collection “Lovers Rock”

9 Sep

British singer/songwriter Estelle Fanta Swaray, known mononymously as Estelle, has delivered her fifth studio collection online.

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

The follow-up to 2015’s “True Romance” boasts guest appearances from Luke James (“So Easy”), Maleek Berry (“Meet Up”), Konshens (“Really Want”), Alicia Harley (“Slow Down”), Chronixx (“Queen”), Tarrus Riley (Love Like Ours”), Kranium (“Don’t Wanna”) and HoodCelebrityy (“Karma”).

On the songwriting and production front, Estelle has teamed up with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Ryan Toby, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Varren Wade, Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne, Supa Dups, Mitchum Chin, Andre Harris, LaTisha “Tish” Hyman, Akil King, and Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver.

Stream Estelle’s new album “Lovers Rock” below.

Nao confirms details for sophomore album “Saturn”

8 Sep

Nao has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Neo Joshua – has christened her second studio collection “Saturn” and will release it on October 26 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Little Tokyo Recordings.

Current promotional single “Make It Out Alive” – which was co-written by Clarence Coffee Jr. and Daniel “Grades” Traynor – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “For All We Know” reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from The Stereotypes, Whitney Phillips, King Henry, Sasha Sloan, and George Moore.

See the tracklisting for “Saturn” below.

(1) Another Lifetime / (2) Make it Out Alive / (3) If You Ever / (4) When Saturn Returns / (5) Saturn / (6) Gabriel / (7) Orbit / (8) Love Supreme / (9) Curiosity / (10) Drive and Disconnect / (11) Don’t Change / (12) Yellow of the Sun / (13) A Life Like This

Dua Lipa confirms details for debut album super deluxe edition

4 Sep

Dua Lipa has confirmed the details for her upcoming project.

The British singer/songwriter will release the super deluxe edition of her self-titled debut album on October 19 via Warner Brothers Records.

The new collection features three new songs in the shape of “Running” (co-written with Andrew Jackson and Andrew Wyatt), “Want To” (co-written with Andrew Jackson and Amish “ADP” Patel) and “Kiss and Make Up” (co-written with Chelcee Grimes and Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe alongside Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx n Ranx).

Meanwhile, the original edition of Dua Lipa’s debut album peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned several singles including “New Love,” “Be the One,” “New Rules,” “Hotter Than Hell,” and “IDGAF.”

For her upcoming sophomore album, Dua Lipa has reportedly worked with Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Lindy Robbins, King Henry, Emily Warren, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, Ilsey Juber, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, MNEK, Sarah Aarons, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “One Kiss” below.