Tag Archives: Ammar Malik

Alex Aiono announces new promotional single details

14 Sep

Alex Aiono has announced the details for his new single online.

The Maori/Samoan-American singer and songwriter (Martin Alexander Aiono) christened “Does it Feel Like Falling” – featuring Trinidad Cardona – as his next promotional single and will release it on September 15th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Does it Feel Like Falling” were handled by Alex Schwartz and Joe Khajadourian of The Futuristics, who are also responsible for MGK & Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things,” Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Natalie La Rose’s “Somebody,” and Liz Huett’s “STFU and Hold Me.”

Aiono’s upcoming project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Levi Lennox (FKA twigs), Jin Jin (Raye), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Lisa Scinta (Fifth Harmony), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Madison Love (Zara Larsson), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle) and Jesse Saint John (Nick Jonas).

On the production front, Aiono has worked with D’Mile (Raye), Jason Evigan (Britney Spears), Axident (Justin Bieber), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), JRY (Charlie Puth), Maestro Tha Baker (Imani Williams), Sermstyle (Dua Lipa), Jamie Hartman (Kacy Hill), ADP (Ella Eyre) and Darhyl Camper (Ne-Yo).

Stream the audio clip for “Question” below.

Jessie Ware reveals tracklisting for new album “Glasshouse”

13 Sep

Jessie Ware has revealed the tracklisting for her third album, “Glasshouse,” which will arrive later this year via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Current promotional single “Selfish Love” – which was co-written by Ross Golan, Ammar Malik, Ryan Tedder, Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin, Magnus “Cashmere” Hoiberg Cat and Nathan “Happy” Perez – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated project, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has also enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”) and Julia Michaels (“Hearts”).

Other album contributors include Julian Bunetta (Harry Styles), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Usher), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), JRY (Charlie Puth), Samuel Preston (Ella Eyre), James Newman (Olly Murs), Bastian Langebaek (Amber-Simone) and Starsmith (Joel Compass).

See the tracklisting for “Glasshouse” below.

(1) Midnight / (2) Thinking About You / (3) Stay Awake, Wait for Me / (4) Your Domino / (5) Alone / (6) Selfish Love / (7) First Time / (8) Hearts / (9) Slow Me Down / (10) Finish What We Started / (11) Last of the True Believers / (12) Sam

Jessie Ware confirms new album “Glasshouse”

5 Sep

Jessie Ware has confirmed the title for her upcoming third album.

The British singer/songwriter (born Jessica Lois Ware) dubbed her next studio collection “Glasshouse” and will release it later this year via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Current promotional single “Selfish Love” – which was co-written by Ross Golan, Ammar Malik, Ryan Tedder, Benjamin “Benny Blanco ” Levin, Magnus “Cashmere” Hoiberg Cat and Nathan “Happy” Perez – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Ware’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “Tough Love,” peaked to number nine on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Champagne Kisses,” “You and I (Forever),” and the Ed Sheeran-assisted “Say You Love Me.”

Watch the music video for “Selfish Love” below.

Jessie Ware premieres music video for “Selfish Love”

1 Sep

Jessie Ware has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Selfish Love” to her Vevo channel Thursday (August 31, 2018).

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets; “Selfish Love” was co-written by Ross Golan (Charlie Puth, ZZ Ward), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez) and Ryan Tedder (Hailee Steinfeld, Leona Lewis).

Production duties on “Selfish Love” were collectively handled by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat and Happy Perez, who are also responsible for Halsey’s “Now or Never” and Camilo Cabello’s “Crying in the Club.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ware’s upcoming third studio collection – featuring the Kiah Victoria and Jordan Thomas-penned / Andrew Wansel and Bastian Langebaek-produced “Midgnight” – is expected to arrive later this year via PMR / Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Watch the music video for “Selfish Love” below.

Rita Ora connects with Avicii for new single “Lonely Together”

11 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has connected with Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer Avicii (born Tim Bergling) for his new promotional single “Lonely Together,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring co-production duties by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat; “Lonely Together” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony) and Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber).

Preceded by the Steve Mac-produced / Ed Sheeran-penned “Your Song;” Ora’s upcoming sophomore album is scheduled arrive in 2018 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Lonely Together” below.

Camila Cabello confirms new promotional singles “OMG” and “Havana”

3 Aug

Camila Cabello has confirmed the details for her new promotional singles.

The American singer/songwriter christened “OMG” and “Havana” as the next promotional cuts from her upcoming debut album “The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving” and will release them on August 4th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, “OMG” was co-written by Charli XCX (RAYE, Vance Joy), Noonie Bao (Katy Perry, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Sasha Sloan (Daya, Louis Tomlinson).

The Frank Dukes-produced “Havana,” on the other hand, was co-written by Starrah (Halsey, The Weeknd), Ali Tamposi (Liza Owen, Troye Sivan), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo), Andrew Watt (Rita Ora, Charlie Puth) and Pharrell Williams (Kehlani, Justin Timberlake).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving” – featuring previous singles “Crying the Club” and “I Have Questions” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Other album contributors include Max Martin (Nick Jonas), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Jarryd James), Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande), Ed Sheeran (Liam Payne), Ammar Malik (Jessie Ware), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Skip Marley), Ryan Tedder (Hailee Steinfeld) and Shellback (Adam Lambert).

Stream the audio clip for “Know No Better” below.

Charlie Puth hits the studio with Andrew Watt

1 Aug

Charlie Puth has teamed up with fellow American singer/songwriter Andrew Watt for a new collaboration.

Alongside regular songwriting partners Ali Tamposi and Brian Lee, Watt has penned songs for DJ Snake & Justin Bieber (“Let Me Love You”), Rita Ora (“Girls”) and Kygo & Selena Gomez (“It Ain’t Me”).

Watt’s resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Skrillex, Jonny Coffer, BloodPop, Scott Effman, Josh Gudwin, Ben Billions, Sam Hook, Axident, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Steve Angello, and Louis Bell.

His current EP “Ghost in My Head” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring the Jacob “JKash” Kasher-assisted lead single “Attention” – will arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Babyface (Pink), Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Zara Larsson), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Sean Douglas (Thomas Rhett), Ilsey Juber (Beyonce) and Wayne Hector (Olly Murs).

Additionally, Puth co-wrote “Lips on You” for Maroon 5’s upcoming sixth album alongside Adam Levine, Jacob “JKash” Kasher and Julia Michaels, as well as “Bedroom Floor” for Liam Payne’s upcoming debut album alongside Kasher, Aaron Jennings, Noel Zancanella, and Steve Mac.

Stream “Ghost in My Head” below.