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Betty Who delivers sophomore album “The Valley”

26 Mar

Australian singer/songwriter Betty Who – real name Jessica Newham – has delivered her sophomore studio collection online.

“The Valley” – featuring singles “I Love You Always Forever,” “Human Touch,” “Some Kind of Wonderful” and “Mama Say” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Take Me When You Go” boasts productions from Peter Thomas (Hilary Duff), Kyle Moorman (Jason Derulo), Robopop (James Blunt), Jarrad Rogers (Charli XCX), Warren “Oak” Felder (Liam Payne), Zaire Kaolo (Kehlani) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Jennifer Lopez).

On the songwriting front, Betty Who has collaborated with Fransisca Hall (Selena Gomez), Justin Tranter (Fifth Harmony), Ali Tamposi (Kelly Clarkson), Oligee (Ellie Goulding), Zak Waters (Jojo) and Trevor Brown (Fleur East).

Stream “The Valley” below.

Trey Songz liberates new album “Tremaine”

26 Mar

Trey Songz has liberated his new album online.

“Tremaine” – featuring singles “Animal,” “She Lovin’ It,” “Nobody Else But You,” “Song Goes Off” and “Playboy” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters backing Songz – real name Tremaine Neverson – on the follow-up to 2014’s “Trigga” are Ester Dean (David Guetta), Prince Charlez (Mary J. Blige), Jason Boyd (Sam Smith), Nate Cyphert (Florida Georgia Line), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Micah Powell (Omarion) and Rock City (Nicki Minaj).

On the production front, Songz has reunited with Troy Taylor (Keyshia Cole), Rico Love (Usher) and Christopher “C4” Umana (Kelly Rowland).

Other album producers include The Audibles (Mike Posner), Dwayne Nesmith (Keri Hilson), Cook Classics (Jamie Foxx), Sermstyle (Fleur East), Pip Kembo (Sean Paul), JMIKE (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), Ryan Ogren (Jake Miller), Cardiak (DJ Khaled) and Sons of Sonix (Tanika Bailey).

Stream “Tremaine” below.

Ruth B confirms details for debut album

26 Mar

Ruth B has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The Canadian singer, songwriter, and pianist – real name Ruth Berhe – christened her first studio collection “Safe Haven” and will release it on May 5 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

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

As mentioned in earlier posts, Joel Little (Ellie Goulding, Bebe Rexha) and Mike Elizondo (Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran) are among the producers backing Ruth B on the highly-anticipated project.

Listen to the audio clip for “Superficial Love” below.

Trey Songz unwraps tracklisting for new album “Tremaine”

20 Mar

American R&B singer/songwriter Trey Songz has unwrapped the tracklisting for his seventh album, “Tremaine,” out on March 24 via Atlantic Records.

Current single “Animal” – which was collectively produced by Henry “Cirkut” Walter and Jeremy “JMike” Coleman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2014’s “Trigga,” Songz has reunited with Troy Taylor (Tank), Rico Love (Usher) and Christopher “C4” Umana (Teyana Taylor).

The highly-anticipated album delivers additional alliances with Ester Dean (Rihanna), Breyan Isaac (Charlie Puth), Sermstyle (Sean Paul), Prince Charlez (Mary J. Blige), Jason Boyd (Sam Smith), Cook Classics (Kehlani), Pip Kembo (Dua Lipa), Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman (J. Cole), Frank “Nitty” Brim (Kevin Gates), Johnny Yukon (Gnash) and Alex Isaac (Paris Jones).

See the tracklist for “Tremaine” below.

(1) The Prelude / (2) Come Over / (3) Number 1 Fan / (4) Nobody Else But You / (5) Playboy / (6) The Sheets … Still / (7) Song Goes Off / (8) She Lovin It / (9) Animal / (10) 1 x 1 / (11) Priceless / (12) What Are You Here For / (13) Crazy Little Games / (14) Picture Perfect / (15) Break From Love

The Chainsmokers unwrap tracklisting for debut album

14 Mar

The Chainsmokers have unwrapped the tracklisting for their debut album.

The American DJ duo – composed of Andrew Taggart and Alexander Pall – will release their first studio collection, “Memories … Do Not Open,” on April 7 via Disruptor Records and Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Something Just Like This” – featuring Coldplay – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Emily Warren (Ava Lily), Audra Mae (Kelly Clarkson), Brittany Burton (Jessie J), Phoebe Ryan (Betty Who), Dua Lipa (Annalisa), Sean Douglas (Bebe Rexha), Philip Plested (Little Mix), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes), Captain Cuts (Halsey) and Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande).

See the tracklisting for “Memories … Do Not Open” below.

(1) The One / (2) Break Up Every Night / (3) Bloodstream / (4) Don’t Say / (5) Something Just Like This (featuring Coldplay) / (6) My Type (featuring Emily Warren) / (7) It Won’t Kill Ya (featuring Louane) / (8) Paris / (9) Honest / (10) Wake Up Alone (featuring Jhene Aiko) / (11) Young / (12) Last Day Alive (featuring Florida Georgia Line)

Lea Michele unveils release date, tracklisting for new album

14 Mar

Lea Michele has unveiled the release date and tracklisting for her upcoming sophomore album.

The actress, singer, and songwriter will release “Places” on April 28 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Anything’s Possible” – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was written by Michele alongside Maureen “MoZella” McDonald and Timothy “Tim” Myers.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” boasts further productions from John Shanks (Sheryl Crow), Toby Gad (Jennifer Hudson), Christopher Braide (Jessie Reyez), Kid Harpoon (Eliza Doolittle), Xandy Barry (Jessica Simpson), Andrew Hollander (Fefe Dobson) and Matt Rad (Demi Lovato).

On the songwriting front, Michele has worked with Chantal Kreviazuk (Avril Lavigne), Wrabel (Ellie Goulding), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce), Michael Fitzpatrick (ZZ Ward), Dana Parish (Celine Dion), Fransisca Hall (Betty Who), Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez) and Diane Warren (Andra Day).

See the tracklisting for “Places” below.

(1) Love is Alive / (2) Heavy Love / (3) Proud / (4) Believer / (5) Run to You / (6) Heavenly / (7) Anything’s Possible / (8) Getaway Car / (9) Sentimental Memories / (10) Tornado / (11) Hey You

Halsey confirms title for sophomore album

8 Mar

Halsey has confirmed the title for her upcoming second album.

The American singer/songwriter – real name Ashley Frangipane – christened her sophomore studio collection “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” and will release it in June via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS, Sam Sparro), Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran, Gwen Stefani), Captain Cuts (Kesha, Bebe Rexha) and The Futuristics (Selena Gomez, Camila Cabello).

Halsey’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Badlands,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Ghost,” “New Americana,” “Castle” and “Colors.”

Her current single “Not Afraid Anymore” – which was co-written by Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger of The Messengers alongside Canadian record producer Jason “DaHeala” Quenneville – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Colors” below.