Tag Archives: Andrew Watt

Charli XCX reunites with Stargate for new collaboration

18 Jan

British singer/songwriter Charlotte Aitchison, professionally known as Charli XCX, has reunited with Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate for a new collaboration.

Having previously collaborated with XCX on her own songs “Break the Rules,” “After the Afterparty” and “Track 10,” Stargate have also worked with XCX songs performed by other artists including Camila Cabello (“OMG”), Selena Gomez (“Same Old Love”) and James Blunt (“If I Find Love Again”).

Stargate’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Tinashe (“No Drama”), Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Daya (“New”), Rachel Platten (“Broken Glass”), Majid Jordan (“Body Talk”), Julia Michaels (“Issues”), Bebe Rexha (“I Got Time”) and OneRepublic (“No Vacancy”).

Meanwhile, XCX’s upcoming project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Noonie Bao, Andrew Watt, Nate Campany, and Ali Tamposi – is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records (US) and Asylum Records (UK).

Her current mixtape “Pop 2” – featuring lead promotional single “Out of My Head” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Track 10” below.

Charli XCX enlists Andrew Watt for new collaboration

16 Jan

British singer/songwriter Charlotte Aitchison, professionally known as Charli XCX, has enlisted fellow recording artist Andrew Watt for a new collaboration.

Watt recently co-wrote Rita Ora & Liam Payne’s “For You” alongside regular songwriting partner Ali Tamposi and Swedish record producer Ali Payami. The track appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Fifty Shades Freed,” out on February 9th via Republic Records.

Watt’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Camila Cabello (“Havana”), Selena Gomez & Marshmello (“Wolves”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Let Me Go”), DJ Snake & Justin Bieber (“Let Me Love You”), Kygo (“It Ain’t Me”), Rita Ora (“Anywhere”) and Post Malone (“Feeling Whitney”).

XCX’s current mixtape “Pop 2” – featuring contributions from A.G. Cook, Carly Rae Jepsen, SOPHIE, Tove Lo, Alma, Caroline Polachek, Brooke Candy, Cupcakke, MØ, and Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As a songwriter, XCX co-wrote “OMG” for Camila Cabello alongside Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius, Alexandra “Sasha Sloan” Yatchenko and Norwegian production duo Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Burning Man” below.

Camila Cabello releases debut studio collection “Camila”

12 Jan

Cuban-American singer/songwriter Camila Cabello has released her debut studio collection under Syco Music and Epic Records online.

“Camila” – featuring promotional singles “Havana,” “Never be the Same” and “Real Friends” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project was prominently produced by Frank Dukes, whose resume boasts additional works with Lorde’s “Greenlight,” Zayn Malik’s “Still Got Time,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Frank Ocean’s “Biking,” Bebe Rexha’s “Comfortable,” and Justine Skye’s “Good Love.”

Other album contributors include Pharrell Williams, Sasha Sloan, Ryan Tedder, Noonie Bao, Jeff Gitty, Skrillex, Ilsey Juber, Louis Bell, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Starrah, Andrew Watt, Madison Love, Billy Walsh, Amy Wadge, JHart, Nicolle Galyon, Te Whiti Warbick, Emily Weisband, Jesse Saint John, Sarah Hudson, T-Minus, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, and The Futuristics.

Stream “Camila” below.

Charlie Puth delivers new promotional single “If You Leave Me Now”

5 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has teamed up with Boyz II Men for his new promotional single “If You Leave Me Now,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Tobias Jesso Jr., whose resume boasts additional works with Adele (“When We Were Young”), Sia (“Alive”), John Legend (“Same Old Story”), Pink (“You Get My Love”), Shawn Mendes (“Roses”), Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”) and Paloma Faith (“Still Around”).

Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring previous promotional singles “How Long” and “Attention” – is scheduled to arrive on May 11 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed collaborators Jacob Kasher and DJ Frank-E, the follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Cirkut, Ian Kirkpatrick, Andrew Watt, Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson, Ammo, John Ryan, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Eskeerdo, Sean Douglas, Jason Evigan, Ilsey Juber, Toby Gad, Pharrell Williams, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Stream the audio clip for “If You Leave Me Now” below.

Rita Ora drafts Liam Payne on new promotional single “For You”

4 Jan

Photo Credit: Phil Poynter

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has teamed up with fellow recording artist Liam Payne on her next promotional single “For You,” which will arrive on January 5th via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Taken from the original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Freed,” the track was written by Ali Tamposi (Camila Cabello, Selena Gomez), Andrew Watt (Justin Bieber, Charlie Puth) and Ali Payami (Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional singles “Anywhere” and “This Song” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields productions and songwriting contributions from Stargate, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jason Evigan, Gabrielle Nowee, Sam Romans, Chelcee Grimes, Jonny Coffer, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Jimmy Napes, Ammar Malik, Justin Tranter, Mike Dean, Emile Haynie, Jason Boyd, Digital Farm Animals, Leon Thomas, and Jake Gosling.

Stream the audio clip for “Anywhere” below.

Camila Cabello unwraps tracklisting for debut album

22 Dec

Camila Cabello has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album “Camila,” which will arrive on January 12 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional singles “Never Be the Same” and “Real Friends,” both produced by Adam Feeney (professionally known as Frank Dukes), are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further contributions from The Futuristics, Starrah, Brian Lee, Madison Love, Jesse Saint John, Noonie Bao, Billy Walsh, Simon Wilcox, Andrew Watt, Sasha Sloan, Louis Bell, Sarah Hudson, Pharrell Williams, Ali Tamposi, and James “JHart” Abrahart.

See the tracklisting for “Camila” below:

(1) Never Be the Same / (2) All These Years / (3) She Loves Control / (4) Havana / (5) Inside Out / (6) Consequences / (7) Real Friends” / (8) Something’s Gotta Give / (9) In the Dark / (10) Into It

Stream the audio clip for “Real Friends” below.

Liam Payne hits the studio with Justin Tranter for new collaboration

28 Nov

British singer/songwriter Liam Payne has recorded new music with Justin Tranter.

The Warner/Chappell signee recently co-wrote “Home” for Nick Jonas alongside regular collaborator Nick Monson. The track is taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Ferdinand.”

Tranter’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Maroon 5 (“Help Me Out”), Halsey (“Bad at Love”), Julia Michaels (“Issues”), Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”), Fergie (“Tension”), Jason Derulo (“If I’m Lucky”), Kesha (“Finding You”), Justin Bieber (“Friends”) and Selena Gomez (“Bad Liar”).

Meanwhile, Payne’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Strip That Down” and “Bedroom Floor” – is expected to arrive early next year via Hampton Records in partnership with Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Bibi Bourelly, Emily Warren, Andrew Watt, Sean Garrett, Marlon Roudette, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Scott Harris, Jaramye Daniels, Sean Douglas, Marlin Bonds, Talay Riley, and Samuel Preston.

Stream the audio clip for “Bedroom Floor (Cash Cash Remix)” below.