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Tanika premieres music video for new single “No Man is An Island”

21 Jul

Tanika has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “No Man is An Island” was posted to Link Up TV’s YouTube channel on Friday (July 20, 2018).

The track was produced by Richard “P2J” Isong, whose other credits include June Diary’s “Take Me,” Lily Allen’s “Higher,” Mullally’s “Sweet Coffee,” Tiwa Savage’s “Get it Now,” and Chris Brown’s “Covered in You.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tanika’s upcoming debut album, tentatively entitled “Birthdays in Jamaica,” featuring previous singles “Come Through” and “Kingston 13,” is expected to arrive later this year.

She’s also set to appear on the movie “The Intent 2,” for which she recorded new music as well. Her song “Up Hill Battle,” which was co-written and produced by Youthonix, appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “The Intent.”

Tanika also co-wrote “Without You” for fellow recording artist Alexandra Burke alongside regular collaborators Moses Samuels and Michael Akinkuni of songwriting/production duo Sons of Sonix.

Watch the music video for “No Man is An Island” below.

Ciara unleashes new promotional single “Level Up”

18 Jul

Ciara has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Theron Thomas of Rock City, who previously teamed up with Ciara on singles “I’m Out,” “Dance Like We’re Making Love” and “I Bet,” taken from the albums “Ciara” (2013) and “Jackie” (2015), respectively.

Production duties on “Level Up” were handled by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, whose recent credits include Enrique Iglesias’ “Move to Miami,” Keith Urban’s “Coming Home,” Weezer’s “Feels Like Summer,” and Linkin Park’s “Talking to Myself.”

Ciara’s upcoming seventh studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Jackie,” is expected to arrive later this year via Beauty Entertainment.

Watch the music video for “Level Up” below.

Mary J. Blige reunites with Prince Charlez, Pop & Oak for new single “Only Love”

13 Jul

Mary J. Blige has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Prince Charlez, who previously teamed up with Blige on singles “Love Yourself,” “Set Me Free” and “U + Me (Love Lesson),” taken from the 2017 album, “Strength of a Woman.”

Production duties on “Only Love” were handled by Pop & Oak, who also worked with Blige on “Wonderful” and “Kiss and Make Up,” taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Think Like a Man Too.”

Blige’s upcoming fourteenth album – featuring further contributions from Moses Samuels and Mikey Akinkunmi of Sons of Sonix – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Only Love” below.

Jess Kent announces new singles “Bass Bumps,” “No Love Songs”

11 Jul

Jess Kent has announced the details for her new singles.

The Australian singer/songwriter christened “Bass Bumps” and “No Love Songs” as the her next promotional cuts and will release them on July 13 via iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Bass Bumps” was co-written by Kennedi Lykken, Justin Tranter, Nick Monson, Mark Nilan and Paul “DJ White Shadow” Blair, meanwhile “No Love Songs” was co-written by Brittany Burton, Michael Pollack and Jorgen Odegard.

Kent’s upcoming project – featuring further contributions from Billy Steinberg, Negin Djafari, Jussifer, Chelsea Lena, Sad Pony, Justin Raisen, Skyler Stonestreet, Trey Campbell, Ido Zmishlany, Sarah Hudson, and Patrick Patrikious – is expected to arrive later this year via Capitol Records.

Watch the music video for “Trolls” below.

Raye delivers new promotional single “Friends”

6 Jul

British singer/songwriter Rachel Keen, known mononymously as Raye, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Friends” – which was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett alongside Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Fred Gibson, and Mark Ralph – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Raye’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

As a songwriter, Raye has penned songs for Hailee Steinfeld (“Capital Letters”), Madison Beer (“Home With You”), John Legend (“A Good Night”), Rita Ora (“Proud”), Justine Skye (“Don’t Think About It”) and Little Mix (“If I Get My Way”).

Stream the audio clip for “Friends” below.

Max George liberates debut solo single, “Barcelona”

4 Jul

British singer/songwriter Max George, formerly of UK boy band The Wanted, has liberated his debut solo single online.

“Barcelona” – which was written by Lindy Robbins alongside Ed Drewett, Clarence Coffee Jr. and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

For his upcoming project under Barry Weiss’ label Records; George has also worked with Diane Warren, Phil Cook, Fiona Bevan, Jon Green, Amy Wadge, Harry Sommerdahl, Christopher Baran, and JHart.

Watch the music video for “Barcelona” below.

Justin Timberlake releases surprise song, “SoulMate”

4 Jul

Justin Timberlake has dropped a surprise song online.

“SoulMate” – which was co-written by regular collaborator James Fauntleroy and produced by Nineteen85 – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Timberlake’s latest studio collection “Man of the Woods” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Filthy,” “Supplies” and “Say Something.”

Stream the audio clip for “SoulMate” below.