Mullally hits the studio with Utters, Ed Thomas for new collaboration

10 Nov

British singer/songwriter Connor Mullally-Knight, known mononymously as Mullally, has enlisted Ed Thomas and Utters for a new collaboration.

Thomas is responsible for co-writing Jorja Smith’s “On My Mind,” Louis Mattrs’ “Pink Lemonade,” Kiah Victoria’s “Cold War,” Zac Abel’s “Everybody Needs Love,” Aquilo’s “Thin,” and Maverick Sabre’s “Falling Again.”

Meanwhile, Utters’ production resume boasts works with AlunaGeorge (“Last Kiss”), Chronixx (“I Know Love”), Raleigh Ritchie (“In Too Deep”), All Saints (“One Woman Man”), Foxes (“Beauty Queen”), Ella Eyre (“Home”), Selah Sue (“Feel”) and Purple Ferdinand (“Through Your Eyes”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mullally’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “She Don’t Know Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions from Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Two Inch Punch, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, ADP, Jordan Riley, Cook Classics, Scott Hoffman, Robopop, Will Simms, MNEK, Jonny Coffer, Grades, Scribz Riley, and Cool & Dre.

On the songwriting front, Mullally has also worked with Amy Wadge, Jason Boyd, Danny Parker, Grace Tither, Ali Tennant, Max McElligott, Ari PenSmith, Danny Shah, Jordan Thomas, Levi Lennox, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream the audio clip for “She Don’t Know Me” below.

Sigrid releases new promotional single “Strangers”

10 Nov

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has released her new promotional single online.

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

Sigrid’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Plot Twist” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional productions from Future Cut (Rita Ora), Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding), Laconic (Mic Lowry), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce), The Electric (Mabel McVey), Fred Ball (Rihanna), BloodPop (Justin Bieber), Patrik Berger (Charli XCX) and TMS (Niall Horan).

On the songwriting front, Sigrid has worked with Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Noonie Bao (Raye), Tom Havelock (Kwabs), Emily Warren (Becky Hill), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello) and Arrow Benjamin (Alicia Keys).

Stream the audio clip for “Strangers” below.

Shawn Mendes works with Ryan Tedder for third album

10 Nov

Canadian singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has worked with Ryan Tedder of American rock pop band OneRepublic for his upcoming third album.

Alongside regular collaborator Zach Skelton; Tedder recently co-wrote and produced for other artists including Rachel Platten (“Labels”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Most Girls”), James Blunt (“Lose My Number”) and Grace Mitchell (“Riiich”).

Tedder’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Kygo (“Kids in Love”), Jessie Ware (“Selfish Love”), Ed Sheeran (“Happier”), MØ (“Nights With You”), Ellie Goulding (“Keep on Dancing”), Demi Lovato (“Wildfire”), Adele (“Remedy”) and Taylor Swift (“I Know Places”).

Meanwhile, Mendes is expected to release his next studio collection – featuring further contributions from Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, and Geoffrey Warburton – early next year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Illuminate,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Mercy” and “Treat You Better.”

Stream OneRepublic’s latest album “Oh My My” below.

Jason Derulo enlists French Montana for new promotional single “Tip Toe”

9 Nov

Jason Derulo has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Tip Toe” as his next promotional cut and will release it on November 10 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The French Montana-featuring track was co-written by Derulo alongside Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell (Shakira, David Guetta), Philip “Pip” Kembo (Arlissa, Chris Brown) and Tinashe “T-Collar” Sibanda (Rita Ora, Olly Murs).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Derulo’s upcoming fifth studio collection – featuring the Ricky Reed-produced “Swalla” and Mattman & Robin-produced “If I’m Lucky” – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Brothers Records.

Watch the music video for “If I’m Lucky” below.

Sam Martin announces new promotional single “It’s Gonna Get Better”

9 Nov

Sam Martin has announced the details for his new promotional single.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer (born Samuel Denison Martin) christened “It’s Gonna Get Better” as his next promotional cut and will release it on November 10 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Isaiah Tejada alongside Jason Evigan, whose recent credits include Chromeo’s “Juice,” Rachel Platten’s “Collide,” Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do,” Fifth Harmony’s “Lonely Night,” Hey Violet’s “Hoodie,” Kehlani’s “Good Life,” Nick Jonas’ “Bom Didi Bom,” and Sofia Carson’s “Ins and Outs.”

As a songwriter, Martin recently co-wrote “Long Live the Billionaire” for Zimbabwean/French/Native-American singer-songwriter Shungudzo.

His songwriting resume boasts additional works with Maroon 5’s “It Was Always You,” Rozzi Crane’s “Psycho,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Jason Derulo’s “Want to Want Me,” Prince Royce’s “Stuck on a Feeling,” and David Guetta’s “Dangerous.”

Martin’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Bring Me Home” – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Bring Me Home” below.

Jess Kent drafts Justin Tranter for new collaboration

8 Nov

Jess Kent has drafted Justin Tranter for a new collaboration.

The Warner/Chappell Music signee recently co-wrote “Home” for Nick Jonas alongside regular collaborator Nick Monson. The track is taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Ferdinand.”

Tranter’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Maroon 5 (“Help Me Out”), Halsey (“Bad at Love”), Julia Michaels (“Issues”), Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”), Fergie (“Tension”), Jason Derulo (“If I’m Lucky”), Kesha (“Finding You”), Justin Bieber (“Friends”) and Selena Gomez (“Bad Liar”).

Meanwhile, Kent is expected to release her next project early next year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Billy Steinberg, Jussi “Jussifer” Illmari, Chelsea Lena, Jesse Saint John, Ido Zmishlany, Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt, Negin Djafari, Justin Raisen, Trey Campbell, Patrick Patrikious, and Jeremiah Raisen.

Stream “My Name is Jess Kent” below.

Chromeo draft Sean Douglas, Jason Evigan for new promotional single “Juice”

7 Nov

Canadian electro funk duo Chromeo (aka David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel) have released their new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sean Douglas and Jason Evigan, who are also responsible for Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty,” Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack,” Kat Graham’s “Power,” David Guetta’s “What I Did for Love,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Jessie J’s “Said Too Much,” Alyxx Dione’s “Chingalinga,” Nick Jonas’ “Champagne Problems,” and Pitbull’s “Options.”

Meanwhile, Chromeo’s upcoming fifth studio collection “Head Over Heels” is expected to arrive early next year via Big Beat / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “White Women” reportedly delivers further alliances with Digital Farm Animals, Lindy Robbins, Ian Kirkpatrick, Priscilla Renea, Andrew Jackson, Scott Harris, Ammar Malik, and MNEK.

Stream the audio clip for “Juice” below.