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Niall Horan releases new single “Slow Hands”

4 May

Irish singer/songwriter Niall Horan has released his new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Horan alongside Ruth-Anne “ROOTY” Cunningham (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Sam Smith, Kacy Hill) and Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Rihanna, Charlie Puth).

Production duties on “Slow Hands” were handled by Julian Bunetta (Hey Violet, Fifth Harmony) and John “JRY” Ryan (John Legend, Colbie Caillat).

Horan’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous single “This Town” – will arrive later this year via Neon Haze Music / Capitol Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Slow Hands” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Jacob Kasher for new single “Attention”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has released his new single online.

The self-produced “Attention” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Puth wrote “Attention” alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin, professionally known as JKash, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Does it Feel,” “I Won’t Tell a Soul” and the Selena Gomez-featuring “We Don’t Talk Anymore.”

Other notable credits by JKash include Maroon 5’s “Cold,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You,” Trey Songz’s “Priceless,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” and Meghan Trainor’s “No.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth is expected to drop his sophomore album later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Babyface (Toni Braxton).

Among the producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Johan Carlsson (Harry Styles), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), John Ryan (Nick Jonas), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion), AMMO (Sean Paul), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and Detail (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson for new album

17 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has reunited with Ross Golan and Johan Carlsson for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed with Puth on “Then There’s You,” taken from the artist’s debut album, 2016’s “Nine Track Mind.”

Other notable credits by Golan and Carlsson include Colbie Caillat’s “Live it Up,” Little Mix’s “You Gotta Not,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” Gavin DeGraw’s “Fire,” Michael Buble’s “Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” One Direction’s “If I Could Fly,” Flo Rida’s “My House,” and Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman.”

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Nelly Furtado), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Fifth Harmony), Cirkut (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Enrique Iglesias), John Henry Ryan (John Legend) and Ammo (Beyonce).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Noah Cyrus) and Sean Douglas (Chromeo).

Side Note – Make sure you subscribe to Ross Golan’s audio podcast “And the Writer Is …,” where he sits down every week with an acclaimed songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. Among the fellow songwriters interviewed so far are Benny Blanco, Savan Kotecha, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, and LunchMoney Lewis.

Listen to the audio clip for “Then There’s You” below.

Charlie Puth hits the studio with John Henry Ryan

8 Mar

Charlie Puth has recorded new music with John Henry Ryan.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer’s credits include Pitbull’s “Fireball,” Jason Derulo’s “Wiggle,” One Direction’s “Perfect,” Robin Schulz’s “Headlights,” Tiesto’s “Summer Nights,” Nick Jonas’ “Take Over,” Maroon 5’s “Cold,” and John Legend’s “Love Me Now.”

Ryan’s extensive resume boasts further works with fellow songwriters and producers Julian Bunetta, Wayne Hector, Ash Pournouri, Ed Drewett, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Kid Harpoon, Emily Wright, DJ Frank-E, Ali Tamposi, Jamie Scott, Sean Douglas, Axident, Eric Bellinger, Ricky Reed, Justin Tranter, David “DQ” Quinones, Sam Martin, and Jonny Coffer.

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Ciara, Ariana Grande), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson), Jason Evigan (Kehlani, Rachel Platten), Cirkut (Rihanna, Hey Violet), Rami Yacoub (DNCE, Celine Dion) and Ammo (Jessie J, Fifth Harmony).

On the songwriting front, Puth has teamed up with Babyface (Madonna, Alicia Keys), Jacob Kasher (Usher, Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes), Eskeerdo (Rihanna, Fifth Harmony), Ilsey Juber (Mariah Carey, Noah Cyrus) and Sean Douglas (Chromeo, Enrique Iglesias).

Watch the music video for “One Call Away” below.

Zara Larsson unwraps tracklist for new album “So Good”

3 Mar

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Zara Larsson has unwrapped the tracklist for her upcoming album, “So Good,” which will arrive on March 17 via TEN Music Group and Epic Records.

The title track – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Charlie Puth alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Ariana Grande, Jake Miller), LunchMoney Lewis (Meghan Trainor, Ricky Reed) and DannyBoyStyles (Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj).

Other album songwriters include Livvi Franc (Rihanna), JHart (Keith Urban), Eskeerdo (Fifth Harmony), Julia Michaels (Tinashe), Ed Sheeran (Taylor Swift), Ana Diaz (Britney Spears), Johnny McDaid (Harry Styles), Ina Wroldsen (Jess Glynne) and Ammar Malik (Selena Gomez).

On the production front, Larsson has also teamed up with Mike Spencer (Gabrielle Aplin), Steve Mac (Ella Henderson), Fred Ball (Jessie Ware), MAG (Colbie Caillat), Jason Gill (Tove Lo), M-Phazes (Keyshia Cole), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), MNEK (Craig David) and The Monsters & The Strangerz (Bebe Rexha).

See the tracklisting for “So Good” below.

(1) What They Say / (2) Lush Life / (3) I Would Like / (4) So Good / (5) Too Good for Me / (6) Only You / (7) Never Forget You / (8) Sundown / (9) Don’t Let Me Be Yours / (10) Make That Money / (11) Ain’t My Fault / (12) One Mississippi / (13) Funeral / (14) I Can’t Fall In Love Without You / (15) Symphony

Charlie Puth teams with Rami Yacoub for new collaboration

14 Feb

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Charlie Puth has recorded new music with Rami Yacoub.

The Swedish music producer and songwriter is known for his works with Nicki Minaj (“Starships”), Ariana Grande (“One Last Time”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Don’t Hold Your Breath”) and Labrinth (“Treatment”).

Yacoub’s credits also include DNCE’s “Body Moves,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Your Type,” Demi Lovato’s “Stars,” The Vamps’ “Rest Your Love,” Madonna’s “Addicted,” and The Fray’s “Break Your Plans.”

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Justin Timberlake), Toby Gad (Colbie Caillat), Jason Evigan (Rachel Platten), Cirkut (The Weeknd) and Ammo (Jason Derulo).

On the songwriting front, Puth has teamed up with Babyface (Alicia Keys), Jacob Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Mariah Carey) and Sean Douglas (Enrique Iglesias).

Fans of Yacoub’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the upcoming releases by Hailee Steinfeld [Republic], Jasmine Thompson [Atlantic] and Selena Gomez [Interscope].

Watch the music video for “We Don’t Talk Anymore” below.

Charlie Puth teams up with Cirkut for new collaboration

27 Jan

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Charlie Puth has teamed up with Cirkut for a new collaboration.

The Canadian record producer and songwriter – real name Henry Walter – recently helmed eight songs on The Weeknd’s latest album “Starboy” including “I Feel It Coming,” False Alarm,” “Nothing Without You,” and “Reminder.”

Cirkut’s extensive resume boasts further works with Katy Perry (“Roar”), Jennifer Lopez (“Ain’t Your Mama”), Nicki Minaj (“The Night is Still Young”), Britney Spears (“Brightest Morning Star”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Rihanna (“You Da One”) and Ciara (“Give Me Love”).

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Babyface, Pharrell Williams, Ilsey Juber, Toby Gad, Jacob Kasher, Ammar Malik, Wayne Hector, Ross Golan, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, Ammo, and Eskeerdo.

Puth’s debut studio collection, 2016’s “One Track Mind,” peaked to number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “One Call Away,” “We Don’t Talk Anymore” and “Dangerously.”

Watch the music video for “One Call Away” below.