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Taya drafts Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Alan Sampson for new collaboration

1 Nov

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has drafted Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Alan Sampson for a new collaboration.

Eyelar, who previously teamed up with Taya on the Toddla T-produced “Got Me Wondering” and Jonny Coffer-assisted “Here with Me,” is known for co-penning Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Drowning in Champagne,” and Little Mix’s “Is Your Love Enough?”

Sampson, who also collaborated with Taya on the Anita Blay-penned “Skin,” is responsible for co-writing and / or co-producing Jay Sean’s “Ride It,” Alesha Dixon’s “Every Little Part of Me,” Zayn Malik’s “She,” Rita Ora’s “Kiss Me,” and Craig David’s “Louder Than Words.”

Meanwhile, Taya’s current promotional single “When Ur Sober” – which was written by Emma Davidson-Dillon alongside Wayne Hector and Arnthor Birgisson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her self-titled mini-album features additional alliances with Diztortion (Rihanna), Mark Ralph (Era Istrefi), Nicola Roberts (Tinashe), Felix Snow (Selena Gomez), Al Shux (Plan B), Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Anjulie Persaud (Cassie).

Stream the audio clip for “Got Me Wondering” below.

Taya unleashes new promotional single “When Ur Sober”

18 Aug

British singer/songwriter Taylor Ann Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“When Ur Sober” – featuring Yxng Bane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Boasting co-production duties from Diztortion (Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson) and Mark Ralph (Amber Mark, Zara Larsson); “Sober” was co-written by Wayne Hector (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE, Enrique Iglesias) and Emma Davidson-Dillon (Jasmine Thompson, Zac Samuel).

Taya’s upcoming debut mini-album – featuring previous singles “Deeper,” “Got Me Wondering” and “Sweet Waste of Time” – is scheduled to arrive on September 1st via Atlantic Records UK.

Other producers backing Taya on the self-titled project are George Reid (Raleigh Ritchie), Felix Snow (Katy Perry), Jonas Jeberg (Chris Brown) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Lianne La Havas).

On the songwriting front, Taya has worked with Karen Poole (Dua Lipa), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Anjulie Persaud (Nicki Minaj), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Mabel McVey).

Stream the audio clip for “When Ur Sober” below.

Lea Michele delivers new album “Places”

28 Apr

Lea Michele has delivered her new album online.

“Places” – featuring singles “Love is Alive,” “Anything’s Possible,” “Run to You” and “Getaway Car” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” delivers songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Ellie Goulding, Allie X, Julia Michaels, Chantal Kreviazuk, Fransisca Hall, Anjulie Persaud, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Chloe Angelides, MoZella, Dana Parish, Alexandra Savior, Wrabel, Tim Myers, and Michael Fitzpatrick.

Michele has also worked with producers John Shanks, Toby Gad, Andrew Hollander, Jon Levine, Kyle Moorman, Jesse Shatkin, Xandy Barry, Linda Perry, Nathan Chapman, Christopher Braide, Kid Harpoon, Stephan Moccio, Afrojak, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ash Howes.

Stream “Places” below.

Lion Babe premieres “Where Do We Go” music video

1 Feb

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Lion Babe have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The experimental soul duo posted the Luke Gilford-directed clip for “Where Do We Go” to their Vevo channel on Sunday (January 31, 2016).

“Where Do We Go” was co-written by group members Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman along with Anjulie Persaud (Kelly Clarkson, Madison Beer) and Robin Hannibal (Laura Welsh, Erik Hassle).

Production duties were handled by Mark Ralph, who is also responsible for AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control” [Island], Foxes’ “Wicked Love” [RCA], and Clean Bandit’s “Extraordinary” f/ Sharna Bass [Atlantic].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Lion Babe’s first studio collection “Begin” – featuring previous singles “Treat Me Like Fire,” “Jump Hi,” and “Impossible” – will hit stores on February 5 via Outsiders Record Music / Polydor Records.

Other album contributors include Amanda Ghost (Beyonce), Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys), Pharrell Williams (Kelly Rowland), Makeba Riddick (Toni Braxton), Dave Sitek (Kelis), Andrew Wyatt (Bruno Mars), and Joel Compass (FKA twigs).

Watch the music video for “Where Do We Go” below.

Kelly Clarkson premieres new single “Piece By Piece” music video

20 Nov

Kelly Clarkson - Wrapped in Red

Kelly Clarkson has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Piece By Piece” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (November 19, 2015).

“Piece By Piece” was produced by regular collaborator Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Adele’s “Hello” [Columbia], Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Boy Problems” [Interscope] and John Newman’s “Come and Get It” [Island].

Meanwhile, Clarkson latest album “Piece By Piece” – featuring previous singles “Invincible” and “Heartbeat Song” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Commercial performance-wise, the follow-up to 2013’s “Wrapped in Red” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

It also boasts alliances with Bonnie McKee (Adam Lambert), Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce), Justin Tranter (Pia Mia), Kara DioGuardi (Hilary Duff), Anjulie Persaud (Madison Beer) and Julia Michaels (Demi Lovato).

Watch the music video for “Piece By Piece” below.

Madison Beer announces new single “All for Love”

15 Sep


Madison Beer has announced the title of her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “All for Love” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Island Records.

“All for Love” – featuring Jack & Jack – was helmed by Chloe Angelides (Jessie J, Nicki Minaj), LunchMoney Lewis (Ciara, Fifth Harmony), Jeff Halavacs (Selena Gomez, Jesse McCartney) and Matt Beckley (Avril Lavigne, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Beer’s first studio collection – featuring previous singles “Melodies” and “Unbreakable” – will be released later this year.

The still-untitled LP reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Lindy Robbins (Nicole Scherzinger), Julia Michaels (Rita Ora), Ina Wroldsen (Demi Lovato), Anjulie (Kelly Clarkson) and Taylor Parks (Jason Derulo).

On the production front, Beer has teamed up with Tricky Stewart (Usher), Dem Jointz (Rihanna), The-Dream (Beyonce), Motesart (Sia), TMS (Labrinth), Jason Evigan (Madonna), Mitch Allan (Zendaya) and Toby Gad (Alicia Keys).

Watch the music video for “Melodies” below.

Rihanna recruits Sam Smith for new album?

5 Jan


Sam Smith has hinted at a new collaboration with Rihanna.

“I’m personally very excited for Rihanna’s album. I know some stuff about that record that no-one knows” the British singer/songwriter stated in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly.

Smith – real name Samuel Frederick Smith – recently co-wrote four songs on Mary J. Blige’s latest CD, “The London Sessions.” The songs in question are “Right Now,” “Nobody But You,” “Therapy” and “Not Loving You.”

His debut album “In the Lonely Hour” is now available for download via PMR Records and Capitol Records. The platinum-selling project includes singles “Money on My Mind,” “Stay with Me” and “I’m Not the Only One.”

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

Meanwhile, Rihanna’s next studio collection will be released later this year via Roc Nation in partnership with SRP Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other songwriters previously linked to the new album, tentatively entitled “R8,” are Natalia Kills, Elijah Blake, Kiesza, James Fauntleroy, Emeli Sande, Charli XCX, Ne-Yo, Anjulie Persaud, Kelly Sheehan, and Ester Dean.

On the production front, Rihanna has reportedly teamed with Stargate, Naughty Boy, DJ Mustard, Alex Da Kid, Jeff Bhasker, Glass John, and Tiago Carvalho.

Watch the music video for Sam Smith’s “Like I Can” below.

Rihanna reunites with Emeli Sande for new album

12 May


Rihanna has reunited with Emeli Sande for her upcoming eighth studio album.

The pair previously teamed up on “Half of Me,” written by Sande along with Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.

Her resume also includes songwriting works for Alicia Keys (“Brand New Me”), Tanika (“Runaway”), Amber Riley (“Colorblind”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Josh Kumra (“Helicopters & Planes”) and Alesha Dixon (“Radio”).

Sande’s debut album, “Our Version of Events,” was released in 2012 Virgin EMI Records. It debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered hit singles “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated new project by Rihanna is scheduled for release later this year via SRP / Roc Nation Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic” is expected to boast further songwriting contributions from The-Dream (Usher, Celine Dion), Anjulie Persaud (Icona Pop, Kylie Minogue) and Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce, Leah LaBelle).

Watch the music video for Emeli Sande’s “My Kind of Love” below.

Rihanna teams up with DJ Mustard for eighth album

2 Jan


Rihanna has teamed up with DJ Mustard for her upcoming 8th studio album, out soon via Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings.

The hitmaker – born Dijon McFarlane – is known for collaborating with the likes of Tyga [Republic Records], 2 Chainz [Def Jam Recordings], B.O.B [Grand Hustle Records], and Ty Dolla Sign [Atlantic Records].

Some of his recent credits include “Na Na” by Trey Songs [Atlantic Records], “Show Me” by Kid Ink f/ Chris Brown [RCA Records] and “Feelin’ Myself” by Will.i.am f/ Miley Cyrus and French Montana [Interscope Records].

The still-untitled collection by Rihanna serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic,” which delivered the Sia-penned “Diamonds,” the Mikky Ekko-assisted “Stay,” and the Mike WiLL Made It-produced “Pour It Up.”

In addition to DJ Mustard, Rihanna has also collaborated with hitmakers Anjulie Persaud (Icona Pop, Kylie Minogue), Nicky Romero (David Guetta, Calvin Harris) and Kelly Sheehan (Nicki Minaj, Beyonce Knowles).

Watch Rihanna’s latest hit single “Monster” with Eminem below.

Icona Pop unleash music video for new single ‘Just Another Night’

26 Nov


Icona Pop have unleashed the music video for their new single online.

“Just Another Night” is lifted from the Swedish duo’s latest studio album, “This Is… Icona Pop,” out now via Warner Music Group / Big Beat / Atlantic Records.

The track was written by Ross Golan, Daniel “Robopop” Omelio, Justin Parker and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin along with Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate.

Video treatment was handled by Marc Klasfeld, whose credits include “Ooh La La” by Britney Spears [RCA Records], “Her Favorite Song” by Mayer Hawthorne [Republic Records] and “Go Gentle” by Robbie Williams [Island Records].

“This Is… Icona Pop” – which is now available for download via iTunes – features previous singles “I Love It” and “All Night,” as well as contributions from Jarrad Rogers, Shellback, Elof Loelv, and Nicole “Coco” Morier.

Watch the video for “Just Another Night” below.