Tag Archives: A*M*E

Samsaya premieres music video for new single ‘Stereotype’

20 Sep

Samsaya

Samsaya has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Stereotype” – available now for download via iTunes Norway – is lifted from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming studio album.

The track was written by Samsaya and A*M*E along with Iain “Sparx” James, whose credits include “Wings” by Little Mix [Columbia Records] and “Read All About It” by Professor Green featuring Emeli Sande [Virgin Records].

Production duties were handled by Fred Ball, who is also responsible for “Catching Snowflakes” by Pixie Lott featuring Jason Derulo [Mercury Records] and “The Last Song” by JLS [Epic Records].

Watch the Patrick Katzman-directed clip below.

A*M*E hits the studio with Autumn Rowe for debut album

11 Apr

AME

A*M*E has recruited the songwriting services of Autumn Rowe for her upcoming debut album, out soon on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Rowe is responsible for co-writing tracks including “Collide” by Leona Lewis [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Red Planet” by Little Mix [Sony Music Entertainment / Syco Music / Columbia Records].

She also contributed to the next albums by Jermaine Paul [Universal Music Group / Republic Records], Fifth Harmony [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records], Sabi [Warner Music Group / Kemosabe Records] and Dionne Bromfield [Universal Music Group / Island Records].

Meanwhile, the still-untitled project by A*M*E – real name Aminata Kabba – is expected to boast further songwriting alliances with Emeli Sande (Alesha Dixon, Fantasia Barrino), Iain “Sparx” James (Craig David, Nicola Roberts) and Erika Nuri (Alexandra Burke, Christina Milian).

Producers include Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Amelia Lily, Charli XCX), Carl Falk (Nicole Scherzinger, Taio Cruz), Rami Yacoub (Nicki Minaj, Enrique Iglesias), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Marlon Roudette, Kat Dahlia), Lucas Secon (Natasha Bedingfield, Conor Maynard), Andreas “Quiz” Romdhane (Mohombi, Kelly Clarkson) and Josef Larossi (Geri Halliwell, Tanya Lacey).

A*M*E to collaborate with Erika Nuri for debut album

4 Apr

AME

A*M*E is scheduled to collaborate with Erika Nuri for her upcoming debut album on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Nuri is responsible for co-writing singles including “Wings” by Little Mix [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records] and “When I See You” by Fantasia Barrino [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records].

She also collaborated with A-list musicians including Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Nadir “RedOne” Khayat, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Peter Kelleher, Ben Kohn, Thomas Barnes, Kevin “Dirty Swift” Risto and Waynne “Bruce Waynne” Nugent.

Meanwhile, A*M*E – real name Aminata “Amy” Kabba – was recently featured on Duke Dumont’s hit single “Need U (100%),” which is on course to top the UK official singles chart this Sunday. The track was co-written by MNEK, who previously teamed up with the A*M*E on “Ride or Die” and “City Lights.”

Her upcoming single “Heartless” was produced by Carl Falk and Rami Yacoub, whose credits include “What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records] and “Starships” by Nicki Minaj [Universal Music Group / Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records].

Other songwriters and producers backing A*M*E on the still-untitled project are Lucas Secon (Christina Aguilera, Jordin Sparks), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Alesha Dixon, Fantasia Barrino), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alicia Keys), Andreas “Quiz” Romdhane (Geri Halliwell, Kelly Clarkson), Josef Larossi (Meleni Smith, Conor Maynard) and Iain “Sparx” James (Craig David, Nicola Roberts).

Duke Dumont, A*M*E release music video for new single ‘Need U (100%)’

22 Feb

DJ/Producer Duke Dumont is out with the music video for his new single online.

“Need U (100%)” – featuring A*M*E – is available to download from March 31 via Ministry of Sound Records.

The track was co-written by Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, whose credits include “Wings” by Little Mix [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records] and “Home Run” by Misha B [Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next albums by Mutya Keisha Siobhan [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records], Amelia Lily [Sony Music Entertainment / Xenomania Records] and Charli XCX [Warner Music Group / Asylum Records].

Meanwhile, A*M*E – real name Aminata Kabba – has inked a new deal with Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records after parting ways with Universal Music Group / Future Records. Her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album will be trailed by lead single “Heartless,” produced by Rami Yacoub and Carl Falk.

A*M*E drafts Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk for new song ‘Heartless’

7 Dec

A*M*E has debuted a new song online.

“Heartless” is slotted for inclusion on the British artist’s upcoming debut album, which will be released in early 2013 via Universal Music Group / Future Records.

The track was written by Aminata “A*M*E* Kabba and Ana Diaz along with Iain “Sparx” James, whose credits include “Wings” by Little Mix [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Hand on Heart” by Olly Murs [Sony Music Entertainment / Syco Music / Epic Records].

Production credits were handled by Carl Falk and Rami Yacoub, who are also responsible for singles “Don’t Hold Your Breath” by Nicole Scherzinger [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records] and “Live While We’re Young” by One Direction [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

[Listen] A*M*E – Heartless