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Tori Kelly teams with Warren “Oak” Felder for new project

26 May

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has teamed with Warren “Oak” Felder for a new project.

Felder is known for co-writing and producing Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Chris Brown’s “Superhuman,” Toni Braxton’s “Hands Tied,” Mayer Hawthorne’s “Her Favorite Song,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Expertease,” Usher’s “Good Kisser,” Britney Spears’ “Clumsy,” Trey Songz’s “Unusual,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Invincible,” Joe’s “Where You At,” and Ariana Grande’s “Break Your Heart Right Back.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Frankie Storm, Ilsey Juber, Tiffany Fred, Ester Dean, Candice Nelson, Delisha Thomas, Heather Bright, Ayak Thiik, Bianca Atterberry, Kalenna Harper, Jessyca Wilson, Ursula Yancy, Stacy Barthe, Kirby Lauryen, Priscilla Renea, Jenna Andrews, Chasity Nwagbara, Lyrica Anderson, Nikeshia Briscoe, Kelly Sheehan, and Sia Furler.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” later this year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Noel Zancanella (Ellie Goulding), Stephan Moccio (Skylar Grey), Neff-U (Demi Lovato), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Charlie Puth), Tayla Parx (Alicia Keys), Nate Campany (Carly Rae Jepsen), Fabienne Holloway (Kiah Victoria), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Felder’s work!

Craig David reunites with TMS for new album

24 May

British singer/songwriter Craig David has reunited with Peter “Merf” Kellher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of TMS for his upcoming album.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed up with David on the Carla Marie Williams-co-penned “Better With You” and MNEK-assisted “Change My Love,” which peaked to number twenty-nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Other notable credis by TMS include Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Olly Murs’ “Hand on Heart,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Body Language,” Fleur East’s “Gold Watch,” Rox’s “I Don’t Believe,” Jessie J’s “Square One,” Madison Beer’s “Melodies,” Kwabs’ “Walk,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Sigma’s “Coming Home,” and Leona Lewis’ “Another Love Song.”

TMS’ extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Lindy Robbins, Iain James, Kamille, Ed Drewett, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Shaznay Lewis, Devonte Hynes, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Danny Parker, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Ayak Thiik, Jamie Scott, Maegan Cottone, Paddy Dalton, Erika Nuri, James Murray, Emma Rohan, Gavin Jones, Chelcee Grimes, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, Max McElligott, and Fraser T. Smith.

Fans of TMS’ works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Dua Lipa, Louis Tomlinson, Taya, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, RAYE, Era Istrefi, Hey Violet, Madcon, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Mollie King, Ria Ritchie, Izzy Bizu, Becky Hill, and The Vamps.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to TMS’ work!

Tanika reunites with Fred Cox for a new collaboration

23 May

British singer/songwriter Tanika Bailey, professionally known as Tanika, has reunited with Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

Cox previously produced and co-wrote “Fuck Boy,” taken from Tanika’s mini-album “Out Here,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other notable credits by Cox include Kiah Victoria’s “Treat Me,” Zak Abel’s “Rock Bottom,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Grace,” Lion Babe’s “Impossible,” James Morrison’s “Stay Like This,” Joel Compass’ “Back to Me,” Idris Elba’s “Bridges,” Rosie Lowe’s “So Human,” and Billie Marten’s “Bird.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow producers and songwriters including Jonny Lattimer, Fiona Bevan, Simon Aldred, Amy Wadge, Francis “Eg” White, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Fabienne Holloway, Martin Brammer, and Jim Duguid.

Meanwhile, Tanika – who previously worked with the likes of Stargate, Emeli Sande, Naughty Boy, Autumn Rowe, Mojam Music, Youthonix, Moses Samuels, Benjamin Harrison, iSHi, and Craze & Hugo – is expected to release her upcoming project later this year.

Fans of Cox’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Will Heard, RAYE, Dionne Bromfield, Josef Salvat, Kara Marni, Tori Kelly, Anne-Marie, Sam Smith, Kali Uchis, Taya, Janelle Monae, Conrad Sewell, Dakota, Kenzie May, Lily Moore, Becky Hill, Craig David, Terri Walker, KStewart, Izzy Bizu, Ady Suleiman, Grace Carter, and Denai Moore.

Watch the music video for “Fuck Boy” below.

Olly Murs teams with Louisa Johnson for new single

22 May

Olly Murs has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Unpredictable” as the next promotional cut from his latest album “24 HRS,” out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Louisa Johnson-featuring track was co-written by Kara DioGuardi (Melanie Martinez, Colbie Caillat) and Iain James (Leona Lewis, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “Unpredictable” were collectively handled by Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Ella Henderson, Hailee Steinfeld), Daniel Davidsen (Pixie Lott, Becky Hill) and Peter Wallevik (Kylie Minogue, Jake Miller).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Bad Behaviour” and “So Good” – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Beyonce), MoZella (Pia Mia), Ina Wroldsen (Tinashe), Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele), Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), Negin Djafari (Mabel), Priscilla Renea (Fifth Harmony), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge) and Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett).

Stream the original version of “Unpredictable” below.

Craig David reunites with Fraser T. Smith for new album

21 May

Craig David has reunited with Fraser T. Smith for his upcoming seventh album.

Smith previously co-wrote and / or produced “Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance),” “6 of 1 Thing,” “She’s on Fire,” and “Kinda Girl for Me,” taken from 2007’s “Trust Me,” as well as “World Filled with Love” and “Four Times a Lady,” taken from 2002’s “Slicker Than Your Average.”

Other credits by the multi Grammy nominated musician include Stormzy’s “Big for Your Boots,” Ray BLK’s “Baby Girlz,” Cosmo Pyke’s “Social Sites,” DJ Snake’s “Future, Pt. 2,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” Sam Smith’s “Drowning Shadows,” Ellie Goulding’s “Hearts Without Chains,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Gavin James’ “Bitter Pill,” Grace’s “Boyfriend Jeans,” and Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Shelly Peiken, Karen Poole, Nina Woodford-Wells, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Frankie Storm, Ina Wroldsen, Bonnie McKee, Kelly Sheehan, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Rachel Furner, Livvi Franc, Heather Bright, Diana Gordon, Kasia Livingston, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

Meanwhile, David is expected to release his next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox / Insanity Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Tre Jean-Marie, Negin Djafari, Diztortion, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Nineteen85, Caroline Ailin, MNEK, Talay Riley, Dave Tozer, Ed Drewett, Martin Solveig, Sam Dew, and Max McElligott.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Fraser T. Smith’s work.

Alicia Keys hits the studio with Daheala

20 May

Alicia Keys has recorded new music with DaHeala.

The Canadian record producer and songwriter, born Jason Quenneville, is known for his works with The Weeknd (“Starboy”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Belly (“Die Alone”), Mia Martina (“Chasing the Rush”), Future (“Low Life”), Rick Ross (“In Vein”), Alyssa Reid (“The Game”) and Massari (“So Long”).

DaHeala’s resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Illangelo, Savan Kotecha, DannyBoyStyles, Max Martin, Ben Billions, Ali Payami, Doc McKinney, Metro Boomin’, Stephan Moccio, Mike Dean, CIRKUT, LunchMoney Lewis, Moon Willis, Nasri Atweh, and Adam Messinger.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project – featuring the Kaytranada-produced “Sweet Fucking Love” – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection follows 2016’s “Here,” which spawned contributions from Swizz Beatz (“Illusion of Bliss”), Tayla Parx (“In Common”), Jimmy Napes (“Hallelujah”), Billy Walsh (“Holy War”), Emeli Sande (“Kill Your Mama”), Pharrell Williams (“Work on It”) and Tish Hyman (“Blended Family”).

Stream “Vault Playlist, Volume 1” below.

Rachel Platten collaborates with Ryan Tedder for new album

20 May

Rachel Platten has collaborated with Ryan Tedder for her upcoming album.

The OneRepublic frontman is known for co-writing and producing Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” Beyonce’s “Halo,” Natasha Bedingfield’s “Love Like This,” Adele’s “Remedy,” Jordin Sparks’ “Battlefield,” Gwen Stefani “Baby Don’t Lie,” Ed Sheeran’s “Happier,” Ariana Grande’s “Why Try,” MØ’s “Nights With You,” and Taylor Swift’s “I Know Places.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Noel Zancanella, Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, Troy “Radio” Johnson, Greg Wells, Rico Love, Wayne Wilkins, Oren Yoel, Jeff Bhasker, Fernando Garibay, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Mike Caren, Stargate, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Samuel “SOPHIE” Long, Jim Beanz, Timbaland, and Greg Kurstin.

Meanwhile, Platten is expected to release her next studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire,” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Jonathan “The Rabbi” Levine (Dua Lipa), MSTR ROGERS (Charlie XCX), Jason Evigan (HARLOE), Warren “Oak” Felder (Jennifer Lopez), Gian Stone (Fifth Harmony) and Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Bebe Rexha), Sean Douglas (Jason Evigan), Fransisca Hall (Britney Spears), Johnny McDaid (Zara Larsson), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan) and Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Tedder’s work!