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Dua Lipa drafts Jozzy, Metro Boomin for new collaboration

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has drafted Jocelyn “Jozzy” Donald and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne for a new collaboration.

Jozzy is known for co-writing Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Monica’s “Just Right for Me,” Little Mix’s “Bounce Back,” usher’s “Birthday,” Dinah Jane’s “Pass Me By,” Fergie’s “M.I.L.F,” Chris Brown’s “Discover,” and Tinashe’s “Ooh La La.”

Meanwhile, Metro Boomin’s production resume boasts works with Nicki Minaj (“Chun Swae”), 21 Savage (“No Heart”), Solange (“Stay Flo”), Gucci Mane (“Droptopwop”), A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (“Get to You”) and Lana Del Rey (“God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions from Max Martin, Ilya, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Supa Dups, Danja, Fred Ball, Joel Little, Grades, and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has worked with Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Casey Smith, Jenna Andrews, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

Stream the audio clip for “Be the One” below.

Dua Lipa enlists Theron Thomas, Danja for new collaboration

22 Jul

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has enlisted the songwriting and production services for Theron Thomas and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills.

Thomas’ recent songwriting credits include Pia Mia’s “Crybaby,” Chris Brown’s “Wobble Up,” Lizzo’s “Juice,” Kim Petras’ “Personal Hell,” Big Boi’s “Doin It,” Shenseea’s “Blessed,” Ciara’s “Freak Me,” and Becky G’s “Green Light Go.”

Meanwhile, Danja’s production resume boasts works with Britney Spears (“Gimme More”), Justin Timberlake (“Say Something”), Madonna (“4 Minutes”), Nelly Furtado (“Promiscuous”), Pink (“Sober”), Katharine McPhee (“Love Story”), Mariah Carey (“Migrate”) and Cassie (“Official Girl”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further contributions from Koz, Sarah Hudson, Pharrell Williams, Emily Warren, Jason Evigan, Tove Lo, Fred Ball, Caroline Ailin, Joel Little, Kennedi, Dayyon Alexander, Tayla Parx, Nile Rodgers, Kamille, Justin Tranter, Sasha Sloan, Grades, and Lindy Robbins.

Watch the music video for “Electricity” below.

 

Charli XCX unwraps details for third studio collection

13 Jun

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Charli XCX has unwrapped the details for her upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter (born Charlotte Aitchison) has dubbed her third studio collection “Charli” and will release it on September 13 via Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Blame It On Your Love” – featuring Lizzo – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

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Executive-produced by regular collaborator AG Cook, the follow-up to 2014’s “Sucker” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Stargate, Noonie Bao, Oscar Holter, Sasha Sloan, and Leland.

The highly-anticipated project also yields guest appearances from Christine and the Queens (“Gone”), Sky Ferreira (“Cross You Out”),  Troye Sivan (“2009”), Kim Petras (“Click”) and Brooke Candy (“Shake It”).

Stream the audio clip for “Blame It On Your Love” below.

Pink unleashes eighth studio collection “Hurts 2B Human”

26 Apr

American singer/songwriter Alecia Moore, known mononymously as Pink, has unleashed eighth studio collection online.

“Hurts 2B Human” – featuring lead promotional single “Walk Me Home” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Max Martin, Shellback, Billy Mann, Oscar Gorres, Ryan Tedder, Greg Kurstin, Jorgen Odegard, Wrabel, Steve Robson, Peter Thomas, Kyle Mooreman, and The Struts.

On the songwriting front, Pink has worked with Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds, Beck, Scott Harris, Nate Ruess, Sia, Freddy Wexler, Ilsey Juber, Steph Jones, Julia Michaels, Teddy Geiger, Eskeerdo, Sasha Sloan, Uffie, Allen Shamblin, Tom Douglas, and Jetta-John Hartley.

See the tracklisting for “Hurts 2B Human” below.

(1) Hustle / (2) (Hey Why) Miss You Sometime / (3) Walk Me Home / (4) My Attic / (5) 90 Days (featuring Wrabel) / (6) Hurts 2B Human (featuring Khalid) / (7) Can We Pretend (featuring Cash Cash) / (8) Courage / (9) Happy / (10) We Could Have It All / (11) Love Me Anyway (featuring Chris Stapelton) / (12) Circle Game / (13) The Last Song of Your Life / (14) More

John Legend enlists Scott Storch, Sick Drumz for new collaboration

12 Mar

American singer, songwriter and record producer John Legend has enlisted Scott Storch and Sick Drumz for a new collaboration.

As part of music production team Twice As Nice, Sick Drumz (born Te Whiti Warbrick) has helmed songs for Rihanna (“Needed Me”), Post Malone (“Big Lie”), Camila Cabello (“In the Dark”), R3hab (“Rumors”), Ty Dolla Sign (“Wavy”), Ella Mai (“Breakfast in Bed”), Raye (“Cigarette”) and Ella Vos (“I Know You Care”).

Meanwhile, Storch is responsible for producing Beyonce’s “Naughty Girl,” Chris Brown’s “Undecided,” Kelly Rowland’s “Work,” Mario’s “Let Me Love You,” Christina Aguilera’s “Can’t Hold Us Down,” Justin Timberlake’s “And She Said (Take Me Now),” Toni Braxton’s “Please,” and Ricky Martin’s “I Don’t Care.”

Legend’s latest album “A Legendary Christmas” – featuring contributions from Ruth-Anne Cunningham (“No Place Like Home”), Raphael Saadiq (“Merry Merry Christmas”), Amy Wadge (“By Christmas Eve”) and Wayne Hector (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”) – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

For his upcoming studio collection, Legend has worked with Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher), Dan Wilson (Taylor Swift), Raye (Ellie Goulding), Mr. Hudson (Janelle Monae), Max Wolfgang (Craig David), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello), Nasri Atweh (Justin Bieber) and Cutfather (Katy Perry).

Watch the music video for “Preach” below.

Dua Lipa teams with Joel Little for new collaboration

17 Jan

Dua Lipa has teamed up with Joel Little for a new collaboration.

The New Zealand record producer and songwriter is responsible for Lorde’s “Royals,” Imagine Dragons’ “Whatever it Takes,” Shawn Mendes’s “Youth,” Ruth B’s “If This is Love,” Daya’s “Safe,” Kesha’s “This is Me,” Bebe Rexha’s “The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody),” and Khaled’s “Young, Dumb & Broke.”

Besides renewing his worldwide publishing deal with Sony/ATV; Little has also contributed to the next projects by Normani, OneRepublic, Ina Wroldsen, and Ella Eyre.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s next single “Swan Song” – taken from the original motion picture soundtrack “Alitta: Battle Angel” – will arrive on January 25 via all digital streaming outlets. The track was co-written by Justin Tranter and Kennedi Lykken, with collective production duties handled by Junkie XL alongside Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson (aka Mattman & Robin).

For her upcoming sophomore album, Dua Lipa has reportedly worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Emily Warren, Jason Evigan, Lindy Robbins, King Henry, Sarah Hudson, Grades, Tove Lo, MNEK, Tayla Parx, Savan Kotecha, Caroline Ailin, Dayyon Alexander, Kamille, Andrew Wyatt, Ilsey Juber, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Sasha Sloan, and Max Martin.

Watch the music video for “Electricity” below.

 

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.