Dua Lipa enlists Tayla Parx for new collaboration

15 Nov

Dua Lipa has enlisted fellow recording artist Tayla Parx for a new collaboration.

Parx recently co-wrote “Thank U, Next” for Ariana Grande alongside Victoria Monet, Tommy Brown, Charles Anderson, and Micheal Foster. The track peaked to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Parx’s current promotional single “Slow Dancing,” taken from her upcoming project “We Need to Talk,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa is expected to release her sophomore album next year via Warner Music Group / Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional contributions from Jason Evigan, Kamille, Savan Kotecha, Caroline Ailin, Ilya, Tove Lo, Sasha Sloan, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, Koz, Lindy Robbins, MNEK, Sarah Hudson, Grades, Emily Warren, Dayyon Alexander, Sarah Aarons, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Watch the music video for “Slow Dancing” below.

Hamzaa hits the studio with Iain James, TMS

13 Nov

British singer/songwriter Hamzaa Malika, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has enlisted Iain James and TMS for a new collaboration.

James is responsible for co-writing Little Mix’s “Shout Out to My Ex,” Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Sinead Harnett’s “She Ain’t Me,” Craig David’s “Officially Yours,” Leona Lewis’ “One More Sleep,” and Olly Murs’ “Unpredictable.”

Meanwhile TMS (composed of Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn, and Peter “Merf” Kelleher) co-wrote and produced cuts for Kamille (“Emotional”), Jess Glynne (“Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself”), Justine Skye (“Don’t Think About It”), Louisa Johnson (“Best Behaviour”) and Paloma Faith (“Till I’m Done”).

Hamzaa’s debut EP “First Signs of Me” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The collection boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut (“Nothing Can Be Done”), Pantha (“Breathing”), Aston Rudi (“Saving Grace”), Jacob Attwooll (“You”) and Eddie Serafica (“Stranded Love”).

Stream “First Signs of Me” below.

Madison Beer unleashes new single “Hurts Like Hell”

10 Nov

Madison Beer has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Hurts Like Hell” – featuring Offset – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Charli XCX, whose other credits include Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love,” AlunaGeorge’s “Jealous,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Raye’s “I, U, Us,” MØ’s “Drum,” Neon Jungle’s “So Alive,” Alma’s “Phases,” James Blunt’s “When I Find Love Again,” and Ryn Weaver’s “OctaHate.”

Production duties on “Hurts Like Hell” were handled by The Invisible Men, who are also responsible for Cheryl’s “Love Made Me Do It,” Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy,” Kara Marni’s “Move,” Bebe Rexha’s “Gateway Drug,” Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Britney Spears’ “Pretty Girls,” and Jonas Blue’s “On My Side.”

As mentioned in various media outlets, Beer’s upcoming debut album – which reportedly features further contributions from Evan “Kidd” Bogart and Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt – will arrive next year via Access Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Hurts Like Hell” below.

Little Mix liberate new promotional single “Told You So”

10 Nov

Little Mix have liberated their new promotional single online.

“Told You So” – which was written by Rachel “Raye” Keen alongside Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Little Mix’s upcoming fifth album “LM5” – featuring previous singles “Woman Like Me” and “Joan of Arc” – will arrive on November 16 via RCA Records (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project yields additional contributions from Kamille, Chris Loco, Sarah Hudson, Goldfingers, Rachel Furner, Electric, Jenna Andrews, Mike Sabath, TMS, Anya Jones, Jez Ashurst, and Timbaland.

Stream the audio clip for “Told You So” below.

Kyla delivers new promotional single “Eyes”

10 Nov

British singer/songwriter Kyla Reid, professionally known as Kyla, has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea,  who previously worked with Claudette Ortiz (“Automatic”), K. Michelle (“Talk to God”), Mario (“Let Me Help You”), LeToya Luckett (“Disconnected”) and Toni Braxton (“Missin”).

Production duties on “Eyes” were handled by Mel & Mus, who are also responsible for Nicki Minaj’s “Barbie Dreams,” Chris Brown’s “Don’t Think They Know,” Tamar Braxton’s “Angels & Demons,” Rihanna’s “Raining Men,” Keyshia Cole’s “Get it Right,” and Justin Bieber’s “Runaway Love.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project – featuring the Andrea Martin-penned/Ill Blu-produced single “You Ain’t Mine” – is scheduled to arrive via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Rude Kid, Kelly Kiara, Moon Willis, Jenna Andrews, Needlz, Hannah Yadi, Invisible Men, Alicia Renae, Sacha Skarbek, Lindy Robbins, and Banx & Ranx.

Stream the audio clip for “Eyes” below.

Roses Gabor confirms details for debut album “Fantasy & Facts”

9 Nov

Roses Gabor has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Fantasy & Facts” and will release it on February 22, 2019 via AllPoints.

Current promotional single “I Could Be Yours” – which was co-written and produced by The Stereotypes – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms. and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Gabor has also worked with Sampha (Alicia Keys, Solange Knowles), Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry), Blue May (Kenzie May, Clare Maguire), Jennifer Decilveo (Anne-Marie, Dan Caplen), Toddla T (Andrea Martin, Shola Ama), Kieron Menzies (Lana Del Rey, Craig David) and Fred Ball (Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey).

See the tracklisting for “Fantasy & Facts” below.

(1) Rush / (2) Fuck Up the Bass / (3) Illusions / (4) Interlude: Turkish Delight / (5) I Could Be Yours / (6) Feels Roll N Burn / (7) Interlude: Awkward Desire / (8) ETIT / (9) Stuff / (10) Perfect Magnitude / (11) This Room

Kelsey Lu releases new promotional single “Due West”

9 Nov

Kelsey Lu has released her new promotional single online.

“Due West” – which was collectively produced by Rodaidh McDonald, Michael Uzowuru, Jeff Kleinman, Sonny “Skrillex” Moore, and Jahphet “Roofeo” Landis – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was also co-written by Sarah Aarons, whose other credits include Zedd (“The Middle”), Demi Lovato (“Lonely”), Jessie Ware (“Alone”), Mabel (“Bedroom”), Lykke Li (“Sex Money Feelings Die”), Nao (“Drive and Disconnect”) and David Guetta (“Don’t Leave Me Alone”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Lu’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Shades of Blue” – is scheduled to arrive via Columbia Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Due West” below.