Marty James teases new collaboration with Christina Milian

19 Sep

Marty James has teased a new collaboration with Christina Milian.

“Shoutout @christinamilian and the crew! @markjfeist @bigbillyclark,” the American singer/songwriter posted to his Instagram profile.

James recently co-wrote Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despasito Remix” (featuring Justin Bieber) alongside Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for 16 weeks.

His songwriting resume boasts additional works with Enrique Iglesias (“Heart Attack”), Jay Sean (“Make My Love Go”), Pixie Lott (“Dancing On My Own”), Fantasia Barrino (“In Deep”), Iyaz (“Pretty Girls”), RedOne (“Don’t You Need Somebody”) and Cover Drive (“Lick Ya Down”).

James has also worked with fellow songwriters and producers including Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Kara DioGuardi, Happy Perez, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Jesse Shatkin, Fransisca Hall, Harmony Samuels, Livvi Franc, Printz Board, Rosina Russell, M-Phazes, Stephenie Jones, and Ross Golan.

Milian, on the other hand, released her last studio collection “So Amazin'” in 2006 via Def Jam Recordings. That collection – featuring the Jazmine Sullivan-penned/Cool & Dre-produced lead single “Say I” – peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Her current mini-album “4U” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Do It” below.

Kyla shares music video for new single “You Ain’t Mine”

19 Sep

Kyla has shared the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Kyla Marie Smith) posted the visual clip for “You Ain’t Mine” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 15, 2017).

The Popcaan-assisted track – which was collectively produced by Levi Lennox alongside James Grant and Darius Ellington of Ill Blu – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kyla also co-wrote the track with Andrea Martin, whose resume boasts additional works with Angie Stone (“Wish I Didn’t Miss You”), Toddla T (“Magnet”), Leona Lewis (“Better in Time”), Naughty Boy (“Think About It”), Jennifer Hudson (“I Still Love You”) and Shift K3Y (“Crying in My Sleep”).

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

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music (Anne-Marie), Youthonix (Little Mix), Moon Willis (Becky Hill), Invisible Men (Rita Ora), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Maths Time Joy (Kara Marni), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa).

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Diane Warren (Andra Day), Carla Marie Williams (Britney Spears), Jenna Andrews (Ella Henderson), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Taya), Negin Djafari (Craig David) and Alicia Renae (Rihanna).

Watch the music video for “You Ain’t Mine” below.

Sam Smith premieres “Too Good at Goodbyes” music video

18 Sep

Sam Smith has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) posted the visual clip for “Too Good at Goodbyes” to his Vevo channel on Monday (September 18, 2017).

Co-written by James “Jimmy Napes” Napier alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate; “Too Good at Goodbyes” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “In the Lonely Hour” is scheduled to arrive later this year via PMR Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Levi Lennox (Zayn Malik), Tyler Johnson (John Legend), Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Meghan Trainor), Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd (Trey Songz), Rachel Furner (Craig David) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

On the production front, Smith has worked with James “Malay” Ho (Frank Ocean), Cass Lowe (Charli XCX), Fred Cox (Rag’n’Bone Man), Two Inch Punch (Dan Caplen), Paul Epworth (Lianne La Havas), Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Justin Timberlake) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Watch the music video for “Too Good at Goodbyes” below.

Hannah Jane Lewis releases new promotional single “Raincheck”

18 Sep

Hannah Jane Lewis has released her new single online.

“Raincheck” – which was written with Nicole Blair, Henrik Moreborg, and Tormod Lokling – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Lewis’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive next year via Hot Hot Records in partnership with Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Karen Poole (Antigoni Buxton), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson), Anita Blay (Becky Hill), Lauren Aquilina (Mali-Koa) and Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite).

On the production front, Lewis has worked with Lostboy (Elley Duhe), Jordan Riley (Nina Nesbitt), Dimitri Tikovoi (Charli XCX), Phil Cook (Liza Owen), KIN (Ella Henderson) and Mac & Phil (Tamera Foster).

Stream the audio clip for “Raincheck” below.

Kelela unleashes new promotional single “Frontline”

17 Sep

American singer/songwriter Kelela Mizanekristos, known mononymously as Kelela, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written with Robert William Boston alongside Sam Dew (Zayn Malik, Taylor Swift), Jeremiah “Sad Pony” Raisen (Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira) and Jack “Jam City” Latham (Haim, Rosie Lowe).

Kelela’s upcoming debut album “Take Me Apart” – featuring lead promotional single “LMK” – will arrive on October 7th via Warp Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional alliances with Ariel Rechtshaid (Adele, Rostam Batmanglij), Arca (Bjork, FKA twigs), Dominic “Mocky” Salole (Feist, Jamie Lidell) and Al Shux (Alicia Keys, Lianne La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “Frontline” below.

Keyshia Cole schedules release date for new album “11:11 Reset”

17 Sep

Keyshia Cole has scheduled the release date for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will drop “11:11 Reset” – featuring lead single “You” – on October 20th via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Incapable” – which was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Tenisha Younger, and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Teyana Taylor), Detail (Beyonce), Eric Bellinger (Sevyn Streeter), Blu June (Kelly Clarkson), Edgar “JV” Etienne (La’Porsha Renae), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle) and Sam Hook (August Alsina).

Stream the audio clip for “Incapable” below.

Roxanne Tataei announces details for sophomore album

17 Sep

Roxanne Tataei has announced the details for her new album.

The British singer/songwriter, also known by her stage name Rox, has christened her second studio collection “Full Moon in Aries” and will release it on 29th November via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Rox’s debut album “Memoirs” was released in 2010 via Rough Trade Records, and it spawned four promotional singles in the shape of “My Baby Left Me,” “No Going Back,” “I Don’t Believe” and “Rocksteady.”

Her resume boasts additional works with producers including Future Cut (Laura Izibor), Al Shux (Alicia Keys), Sam Dixon (Jessie Ware), Adam Midgley (Dua Lipa), Matt Prime (Sam Smith) and TMS (Fleur East).

Stream Rox’s 2015 mini-album “Grey Area” below.