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MNEK teases new collaboration with Years & Years

21 Jan

British singer, songwriter, and record producer MNEK has teased a new collaboration with electronic music group Years & Years.

“We got high and talked bwois @ollyyears,” MNEK posted to his Instagram profile on Sunday (January 21, 2018).

MNEK’s recent songwriting/production credits include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Jax Jones’ “Breathe,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Little Mix’s “Touch.”

Meanwhile, Years & Years are expected to release their upcoming sophomore album later this year via Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Communion” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Grades, Noonie Bao, Dallas K, Alex Hope, Lostboy, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Fans of MNEK’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on on the next projects by Dua Lipa, Tinashe, Zara Larsson, Lennon Stella, Tameka Foster, Melissa Steel, Christina Aguilera, Ella Henderson, Kamille, Leah McFall, Rozes, Mabel McVey, KStewart, Akon, Bebe Rexha, Chromeo, Mullally, Kara Marni, Mo Adeniran, Ray BLK, Cassie, Antigoni Buxton, and Molly Rainford.

Stream the audio clip for “Paradise” below.

Sabrina Carpenter drafts Sasha Sloan for new collaboration

6 Jan

American singer/songwriter Sabrina Carpenter has drafted fellow recording artist Sasha Sloan for a new collaboration.

Born Alexandra Yatchenko, Sloan recently co-wrote “Never Be the Same” for Camila Cabello alongside Noonie Bao and the song’s producer Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney. The track appears on Cabello’s debut album, “Camila,” which will arrive on January 12 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

In between releasing her own promotional singles “Runaway” and “Ready Yet,” Sloan has also co-penned songs for other artists including Ella Henderson (“Ugly”), Niia Rocco (“Nobody”), Alma (“Phases”), Maggie Lindemann (“Pretty Girl”), Kygo (“This Town”) and Louis Tomlinson (“Just Hold On”).

Meanwhile, Carpenter’s third studio collection – featuring the Leland-penned / Jonas Jeberg-produced lead single “Why” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Stargate, Madison Love, Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio, Nate Campany, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Alex Hope, Marcus Lomax, James “JHart” Abrahart, Carassius Gold, Ross Golan, Jonas Blue, and The Futuristics.

Stream the audio clip for “Runaway” below.

Grace Mitchell delivers new promotional single “Riiich”

10 Nov

Grace Mitchell has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Riich” – which was written by Mitchell alongside Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic and Noel Zancanella – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Riiich” were collectively handled by Tedder and Zach Skelton, who are also responsible for Rachel Platten’s “Labels,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” and James Blunt’s “Love Me Better.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mitchell’s upcoming project – featuring the Martin Johnson-produced “Come Back for You,” Cara Salimando-penned “French Becky” and Teddy Geiger-assisted “Capital Letters” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin, Julie Frost, Francis “Eg” White, Justin Tranter, Emily Warren, Jussi “Jussifer” Illmari, Alex Hope, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, and Jesse Shatkin.

Stream the audio clip for “Riiich” below.

Calum Scott announces details for new promotional single

13 Oct

Calum Scott has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “You Are the Reason” as the next promotional cut from his upcoming debut album under Capitol Records.

The track – which was written by Scott alongside Jon Maguire and Corey Sanders – will arrive on November 17 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Scott’s debut project reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Kamille, Sam Romans, Hayley Warner, Ross Golan, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, BullySongs, Grace Tither, Max McElligott, Hannah Wilson, Philip Plested, Audra Mae, Sean Douglas, Grace Barker, and Iain James.

On the production front, the “Rhythm Inside” star has worked with Cutfather, Fraser T. Smith, Toby Gad, Kasper Larsen, Jordan Riley, Phil Cook, Robopop, Jayson DeZuzio, Alex Hope, Laconic, Jamie Scott, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Josh Wilkinson, Sam Merrifield, Jonny Coffer, and TMS.

Stream the audio clip for “Rhythm Inside” below.

Chris Loco teases new collaboration with Jojo

6 Oct

Chris Loco has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Me today when @iamjojo laid the ‘scratch’ vocals,” the British record producer and songwriter posted to his InstaStory on Wednesday (October 04, 2017).

Born Christopher Crowhurst, Loco’s credits include Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of his works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection in 2018 via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Big Taste, Stephenie Jones, Digital Farm Animals, Chelcee Grimes, Jussi Illmari, Cara Salimando, Iain James, Myah Marie, Nick Monson, Sarah Hudson, Trey Campbell, Alex Hope, Justin Tranter, Skyler Stonestreet, Kyle Shearer, Chloe Angelides, and Gino “Farrago” Barletta.

Stream the audio clip for “The River” below.

Jojo drafts Big Taste for fourth album

24 Sep

American singer/songwriter Joanna Noëlle Levesque, known professionally as JoJo, has teamed up with Big Taste for a new collaboration.

Born Leroy Clampitt, the Los Angeles-based record producer’s credits include Bebe Rexha’s “Small Doses,” Jake Miller’s “Overnight,” Maty Noyes’ “Falling Out of Love,” Dua Lipa’s “Genesis,” Adam Lambert’s “Two Fux,” Phoebe Ryan’s “Forgetting All About You,” and Justin Bieber’s “Company.”

In addition to contributing to the next projects by Raye, Jess Kent, Sabina Ddumba, Era Istrefi, Alma, Dagny, and Marina Diamandis; Big Taste has signed a record deal with Universal Music Group imprint Island Records.

Photo Credit: Jack McKain

Meanwhile, Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection in 2018 via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Alex Hope (Troye Sivan), Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne), Jussi “Jussifer” Illmari (Kelly Clarkson) and Nick Monson (Selena Gomez).

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love,” Jojo has also worked with songwriters including Skyler Stonestreet (Liza Owen), Chelcee Grimes (Rita Ora), Sarah Hudson (Ella Henderson), Cara Salimando (Kesha), Stephenie Jones (Bea Miller), Chloe Angelides (Demi Lovato), Justin Tranter (Tinashe), Farrago (Hailee Steinfeld) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Zendaya).

Stream the audio clip for “Good Thing” below.

Joy Crookes shares music video for new single “Power”

21 Aug

Joy Crookes has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Power” was uploaded to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Monday (August 21, 2017).

The track was co-written with Audra Mae (Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia Barrino) and Alexandra “Alex Hope” Robotham (Kacy Hill, Troye Sivan).

Crooke’s debut EP “Influence” – featuring previous singles “Bad Feeling,” “New Manhattan” and “Sinatra” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Power” below.