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Alex Aiono announces new promotional single details

14 Sep

Alex Aiono has announced the details for his new single online.

The Maori/Samoan-American singer and songwriter (Martin Alexander Aiono) christened “Does it Feel Like Falling” – featuring Trinidad Cardona – as his next promotional single and will release it on September 15th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Does it Feel Like Falling” were handled by Alex Schwartz and Joe Khajadourian of The Futuristics, who are also responsible for MGK & Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things,” Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Natalie La Rose’s “Somebody,” and Liz Huett’s “STFU and Hold Me.”

Aiono’s upcoming project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Levi Lennox (FKA twigs), Jin Jin (Raye), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Lisa Scinta (Fifth Harmony), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Madison Love (Zara Larsson), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle) and Jesse Saint John (Nick Jonas).

On the production front, Aiono has worked with D’Mile (Raye), Jason Evigan (Britney Spears), Axident (Justin Bieber), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), JRY (Charlie Puth), Maestro Tha Baker (Imani Williams), Sermstyle (Dua Lipa), Jamie Hartman (Kacy Hill), ADP (Ella Eyre) and Darhyl Camper (Ne-Yo).

Stream the audio clip for “Question” below.

Sam Smith drafts Jimmy Napes, Stargate for new single “Too Good at Goodbyes”

4 Sep

Sam Smith has confirmed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened “Too Good at Goodbyes” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming sophomore album and will release it on September 8th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As per ASCAP’s Reportory, the track was co-written by regular collaborator James “Jimmy Napes” Napier alongside Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate.

Smith’s second studio collection, tentatively entitled ““TPH-50HR,” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Meghan Trainor), Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Rachel Furner (Craig David), Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (Trey Songz) and Iain James (Emeli Sande).

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Malay (Frank Ocean), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Paul Epworth (FKA twigs), Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey), Joel Little (Khalid), Timbaland (Nelly Furtado) and Fraser T. Smith (RAYE).

Watch the music video for “Writing’s on the Wall” below.

Prince Charlez teams with DannyBoyStyles, Fred Ball for new single “Back Around”

4 Sep

Prince Charlez has unleashed his new promotional single online.

“Back Around” – which was collectively produced by DannyBoyStyles and Fred Ball – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Charlez’s upcoming debut project – featuring previous single “Bitty” – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

Born Charles Hinshaw Jr., the American singer/songwriter and UMPG signee is known for co-penning Trey Songz’s “Song Goes Off,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” Usher’s “More,” Mary J. Blige’s “Love Yourself,” Zedd’s “Get Low,” Grace Sewell’s “Church on Sunday,” Beyonce’s “Ring Off,” Timothy Bloom’s “Stand in the Way (of My Love),” and K. Michelle’s “Talk to God.”

Charlez’s resume boasts additional works with producers including Da Internz, Brandon “B.A.M.” Hodge, Mike Dean, Fraser T. Smith, DJ Mustard, Ed Harcourt, RedOne, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Hit-Boy, Mick Schultz, Sermstyle, Alex Da Kid, Cirkut, Parker Ighile, Drumma Boy, and Mike Caren.

Stream the audio clip for “Back Around” below.

Rita Ora connects with Avicii for new single “Lonely Together”

11 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has connected with Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer Avicii (born Tim Bergling) for his new promotional single “Lonely Together,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring co-production duties by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat; “Lonely Together” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony) and Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber).

Preceded by the Steve Mac-produced / Ed Sheeran-penned “Your Song;” Ora’s upcoming sophomore album is scheduled arrive in 2018 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Lonely Together” below.

Jessie Reyez drafts Two Inch Punch for new collaboration

29 Jul

Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Reyes, professionally known as Jessie Reyez, has drafted Two Inch Punch for a new collaboration.

Born Benjamin Ross Ash, the British record producer and songwriter’s credits include Kodaline’s “Brother,” Rex Orange County’s “Untitled,” Zac Samuel’s “Never Letting Go,” Moko’s “With You,” Lulu James’ “The Sweetest Thing,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” and Years & Years’ “Eyes Shut.”

Fans of Two Inch Punch’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Sabrina Claudio, ALMA, Jacob Banks, Era Istrefi, Janice, Amber Mark, Ella Eyre, Dakota, Sam Smith, RAYE, Dan Caplen, Jessie Ware, Saya, JP Cooper, Grace Carter, Antigoni Buxton, Una Sand, and Kamille.

Meanwhile, Reyez’ upcoming project reportedly boasts further contributions from Salaam Remi (Mack Wilds), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), Chris Loco (Raleigh Ritchie), Fredro (Alessia Cara), Elof Loelv (Mikky Ekko), Haze Banga (Selena Gomez), Christopher Braide (David Guetta) and Babyface (Alicia Keys).

Her current mini-collection “Kiddo” – featuring the Will “IDAP” Larsen-produced “Gatekeeper” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Gatekeeper” below.

Jasmine Thompson releases new single “Wanna Know Love (Piano Version)”

29 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jasmine Thompson has released the piano version of her new single “Wanna Know Love” via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Wanna Know Love” was co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, who also teamed up with the song’s producer Michael “BloodPop” Tucker on Pia Mia’s “Touch,” Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” Britney Spears’ “Better,” John Legend’s “What You Do to Me,” and Tinashe’s “Just Like You.”

Thompson’s current EP “Wonderland,” featuring previous singles “Old Friends” and “Someone’s Somebody,” boasts further songwriting contributions Maegan Cottone (Era Istrefi), Ross Golan (Jessie Ware), Hayley Warner (Nickelback), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett) and Madison Love (Camila Cabello).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Adore” EP also delivers productions from Isa Machine (Ella Henderson), Johan Carlsson (Charlie Puth), Phil Cook (Birdy), Erik Rosse (Conrad Sewell), Oscar Holter (Katy Perry) and RITUAL (Dua Lipa).

Stream the audio clip for “Wanna Know Love (Piano Version)” below.

Anne-Marie connects with Snakehips for new single “Either Way”

28 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, mononymously known as Anne-Marie, has connected with Oliver Lee and James Cartner of electronic music production duo Snakehips for their new single “Either Way,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Julia Michaels, whose recent credits include Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Wanna Know Love,” Shakira’s “When a Woman,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” and Skyler Stecker’s “How Did We.”

Production duties on “Either Way,” which also features rapper Joey Badass, were collectively handled by Snakehips alongside Warren “Oak” Felder and Cass Lowe, who is also responsible for Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Gryffin’s “Love in Ruins,” Rudimental’s “Sun Comes Up,” and Astrid S’s “About a Boy.”

Fans of Anne-Marie, on the other hand, should keep an eye on her upcoming debut album, which is expected to hit stores and online outlets later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Chris Loco (Emeli Sande), Moon Willis (Chris Brown), Fraser T. Smith (Jess Glynne), Greg Wells (Keith Urban), Rick Nowels (FKA twigs), Digital Farm Animals (Marlon Roudette), Fred Cox (Tori Kelly), Bless Beats (Sean Paul), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Mojam Music (Tom Walker).

Stream the audio clip for “Either Way” below.