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Julia Michaels confirms title for debut mini-album

22 Mar

Julia Michaels has confirmed the title for her debut EP.

The American singer-songwriter – born Julia Carin Cavazos – christened her first mini-album “Nervous System” and will release it later this year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Lead single “Issues” – which was co-written by Justin Tranter and collectively produced by Stargate and Benny Blanco – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Nervous Breakdown” reportedly features additional alliances with Stephan Moccio (Meghan Trainor), Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth), Ammar Malik (James Blunt), Steve Mac (Jess Glynne) and Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift).

Michaels’ recent songwriting credits include Zara Larsson’s “One Missisipi,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” Bea Miller’s “I Can’t Breathe,” Linkin Park’s “Heavy,” Sofia Carson’s “Back to Beautiful,” John Legend’s “Surefire,” Britt Nicole’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Dope,” and Olivia Holt’s “In the Dark.”

She also contributed to the next projects by Tinashe, Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld, Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Jasmine Thompson, Ella Henderson, Jessie Ware, Rita Ora, Lea Michele, Ellie Goulding, and Snakehips.

Watch the music video for “Issues” below.

Sabrina Claudio releases debut mini-collection “Confidently Lost”

16 Mar

Sabrina Claudio has released her debut EP online.

“Confidently Lost” – featuring seven new songs including “Too Much Too Late,” “Tell Me,” “Runnin’ Thru Lovers,” “Orion’s Belt” and “I Don’t” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-collection also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Mark “Pelli” Pellizer, Hayley Penner, Alex Tanas, Sam Fischer, Augustine “August” Grant, Jordan Benjamin, and Sad Money.

Claudio’s upcoming debut album, on the other hand, is expected to be released later this year via SC Entertainment in partnership with Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features alliances with Stint (Carly Rae Jepsen), JHart (Molly Kate Kestner), Two Inch Punch (Noah Cyrus), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Liam Payne) and Oren Yoel (Eliza Doolittle).

Stream “Confidently Lost” below.

Celeste Waite releases new mini-collection “The Milk & the Honey”

13 Mar

British singer/songwriter Celeste Waite has released a new EP online.

“The Milk & the Honey” – featuring three new songs in the shape of “Chocolate,” “Daydreaming” and “Milk & Honey” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-collection boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Tev’n (SBTRKT), Becky “Saint Saviour” Jones (Emeli Sande), John Calvert (NAO), Tom Aspaul (Little Mix), JD Reid (Mabel McVey), Tim Lacrombe (Lana Del Rey), James Jacob (Laura Welsh) and Daniel Smith (The Noisettes).

In case you didn’t know, Celeste also provided guest vocals on TIEKS’ “Sing That Song,” which was co-written by fellow UK recording artist, MNEK.

Stream “The Milk & The Honey” below.

Mabel McVey announces details for debut mini-collection

10 Mar

Mabel McVey has announced the details for her upcoming EP.

The singer-songwriter christened her first mini-collection “Bedroom” and release it on May 26 via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Finders Keepers” – featuring Kojo Funds – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Amongst the songwriters and producers backing McVey on “Bedroom” are Joel Pott (George Ezra), Kid Harpoon (Florence Welch), Josh Crocker (Cosima), Sarah Aarons (Zedd) and JD Reid (Katy B).

Listen to the audio clip for “Finders Keepers” below.

Bea Miller liberates new mini-collection “Chapter One: Blue”

25 Feb

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Bea Miller has liberated her new EP online.

“Chapter One: Blue” – featuring “Song Like You,” “Burning Bridges” and “I Can’t Breathe” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-collection boasts alliances with Warren “Oak” Felder, who also produced Miller’s 2016 single “Yes Girl,” and Julia Michaels, who previously co-wrote “Force of Nature” on Miller’s debut album, “Not an Apology.”

Other musicians on “Chapter One: Blue” are Ido Zmishlany (Shawn Mendes), Michel Heyaca (Nick Jonas), Trevor Brown (Kehlani), Steph Jones (Sabrina Carpenter), Zaire Koalo (Betty Who) and Gladius (Justin Bieber).

Stream “Chapter One” Blue” below.

Cosmo Pyke releases debut mini-collection “Just Cosmo”

25 Feb

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British singer/songwriter Cosmo Pyke has released his debut EP online.

“Just Cosmo” – featuring five new songs in the shape of “Wish You Were Gone,” “Chronic Sunshine,” “After School Club,” “Social Sites” and “Great Dane” – is now via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Production duties on “Just Cosmo” were handled by Fraser T. Smith, whose recent credits include DJ Snake’s “Future, Pt. 2,” Grace Sewell’s “Coffee,” Jon Bellion’s “Maybe IDK,” Calum Scott’s “Rhythm Inside,” Sam Smith’s “Drowning Shadows,” Fleur East’s “Like That,” and Stormzy’s “Bad Boys.”

Fans of Smith’s work should also keep an eye on the upcoming projects by Dua Lipa [Warner Brothers], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s], Bebe Rexha [Warner Brothers], Stanaj [Republic], Ella Henderson [Syco], Jorja Smith [FAMM], Gabrielle [Island] and DAKOTA [Virgin EMI].

Stream “Just Cosmo” below.

Ella Mai delivers new mini-collection “Ready”

25 Feb

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Ella Mai has delivered her new EP online.

“Ready” – featuring six new songs in the shape of “Boo’d Up,” “Breakfast in Bed,” “Nobody Else,” “My Way,” “Makes Me Wonder” and “Anymore” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-collection was entirely produced by DJ Mustard, whose credits also include Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Justine Skye’s “Collide,” Keyshia Cole’s “She,” Trey Songz’s “Na Na,” Jordin Sparks’ “It Ain’t You,” and Tinashe’s “2 On.”

Other EP producers include Larrance “Rance” Dopson (Kendrick Lamar), Twice as Nice (Rita Ora), Willie Tafa (Ariana Grande), James Royo (Britney Spears), J. Proof (Usher) and Ronald “Flip” Colson (K. Michelle).

On the songwriting front, Mai was teamed up with Sam Romans (Sigma, Craig David), Joelle James (Chris Brown, Tamar Braxton), Samuel Jean (Miley Cyrus, Keri Hilson) and Talay Riley (Dua Lipa, Nick Jonas).

Listen to the audio clip for “Anymore” below.