Tag Archives: Atlantic Records

Kamille hits the studio with Rudimental

20 May

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, has teamed up for with Rudimental for a new collaboration.

Purcell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Little Mix (“Shout Out to My Ex”), Olly Murs (“Grow Up”), Fleur East (“Sax”), Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Sigma (“Find Me”), Leona Lewis (“Mr. Right”) and The Saturdays (“What About Us”).

Her upcoming debut album – featuring contributions from Chris Loco, Two Inch Punch, Dantae Johnson, and Goldfingers – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Meanwhile, Rudimental – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget and DJ Locksmith – are currently working on their upcoming third album under Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records (UK) / Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” reportedly features alliances with Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Cass Lowe, Jim Eliot, and Andrew Jackson.

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Tayla Parx teases new collaboration with Janelle Monae

17 May

Tayla Parx has teased a new collaboration with Janelle Monae.

“I was finishing up Janelle Monae album in ATL and Big Boi walks in like ..you tryna do a freestyle like that on my record? Love the south,” the American singer/songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (May 16, 2017).

Parx (real name Taylor Parks) is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down,” Meghan Trainor’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$,” Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Her extensive resume delivers additional works with producers KAYTRANADA, Eric Hudson, Illangelo, Tommy Brown, Dem Jointz, Noel Zancanella, T-Collar, Ian Kirkpatrick, Electric, Ricky Reed, TMS, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, The Stereotypes, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Antonio Dixon, The Rascals, Mitch Allan, Nick Monson, and Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides.

Meanwhile, Monae is expected to release her fourth studio collection, which serves as the follow-up 2013’s “The Electric Lady,” later this year Wondaland Records in partnership with Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further collaborations Jonny Lattimer (Kwabs, Ellie Goulding), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Rag’n’Bone Man), Adriano Buffone (Avicii, JP Cooper), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (RAYE, Clean Bandit) and Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey, Jamie Lidell).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, and Cameron Dallas.

Stream “The Electric Lady” below.

Rita Ora drafts Jimmy Napes for sophomore album

14 May

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has drafted James Napier, professionally known as Jimmy Napes, for her upcoming sophomore album.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter is known for his works with Sam Smith (“I’m Not the Only One”), Disclosure (“Latch”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“Nobody But You”), Clean Bandit (“Rather Be”), Jessie Ware (“Pieces”), Liv Dawson (“Searching”), Ellie Goulding (“Heal”), Lapsley (“Hurt Me”), Javeon (“Intoxicated”), Ria Ritchie (“In My Blood”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Gorgon City (“Unmissable”).

Napes’ extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Noonie Bao, Toby Gad, Diplo, Rodney Jerkins, Francis “Eg” White, Matt Prime, James Draper, Youthonix, Naughty Boy, Mojam Music, Jonny Coffer, Julio Bashmore, Tobias Jesso Jr., MoZella, Craze & Hoax, MNEK, Philip Plested, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, Levi Lennox, James Ford, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her second studio collection – featuring lead single “Your Song” as well as “Him & Me,” “Girls,” “Falling to Pieces” and “Velvet Rope” – later this year via Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed collaborators Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac, Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt and Sam Romans, the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” reportedly delivers further alliances with Digital Farm Animals, RAYE, Jake Gosling, Ammar Malik, Stargate, Eyelar, Leon Thomas, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Chelcee Grimes, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Meghan Trainor, Dallas K, and Jin Jin.

Stream the following the playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ work!

Rita Ora teams with Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac for new single “Your Song”

13 May

Rita Ora has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Your Song” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on May 26 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Ed Sheeran, whose other credits include Major Lazer’s “Cold Water,” Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself,” Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me,” Hilary Duff’s “Tattoo,” Tori Kelly’s “I Was Made for Loving You,” and Rixton’s “Hotel Ceiling.”

Production duties on “Your Song” were handled by Steve Mac, who is also responsible for Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Let Me Be Yours,” Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Birdy’s “Hear You Calling,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Thumbs,” and Anne-Marie’s “Alarm.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s second studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA,” will arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diana Gordon, Chelcee Grimes, Ali Tamposi, Jin Jin, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Georgia Ku, Brian Lee, Andrew Watt, Max McElligott, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Sam Romans, Justin Tranter, and Ammar Malik.

Stream “ORA” below.

Niia liberates debut album “I”

6 May

American singer, songwriter and Pianist Niia Bertino, professionally known as Niia, has liberated her debut studio collection online.

“I” – featuring “Nobody,” “Hurt You First,” “Last Night in Los Feliz” and the Jazmine Sullivan-featuring “Sideline” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album was entirely produced by regular collaborator Robin Hannibal, whose resume boasts further works with Kendrick Lamar (“Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”), Yuna (“Falling”), Laura Welsh (“Breathe Me In”), Quadron (“Hey Love”), Erik Hassle (“No Words”) and Chairlift (“Ch-Ching”).

Other musicians backing Niia on “I” are Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Simon Wilcox (Demi Lovato), Mikky Ekko (Christina Aguilera), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello), August Rosenbaum (Rhye), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas) and Purple Ferdinand (Raleigh Ritchie).

Stream “I” below.

Marina Diamandis drafts Sarah Hudson, Jason Evigan for new album

5 May

Welsh singer/songwriter Marina Diamandis, professionally known as Marina and the Diamonds, has enlisted the songwriting and production services of Sarah Hudson and Jason Evigan for her upcoming fourth album.

Hudson’s songwriting credits include Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” Dua Lipa’s “Genesis,” Santigold’s “Banshee,” Charli XCX’s “Babygirl,” Nicki Minaj’s “Get on Your Knees,” Iggy Azalea’s “Black Widow,” Erika Jayne’s “XXPen$ive,” Idina Menzel’s “Queen of Swords,” and Justin Bieber’s “The Feeling.”

Meanwhile, Evigan is known for co-writing and producing Nick Jonas’ “Chains,” Fifth Harmony’s “Miss Movin’ On,” Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Jason Derulo’s “Cheyenne,” Kehlani’s “Gangsta,” David Guetta’s “Dangerous,” Jojo’s “When Love Hurts,” and Kat Graham’s “Power.”

Diamandis, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Froot” reportedly delivers further alliances with Big Taste (Jake Miller), Jesse Saint John (Britney Spears), Noah Breakfast (Kanye West), James Flannigan (Kodaline), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith) and Bonnie McKee (Rita Ora).

Stream Sarah Hudson’s new mini-album “Songs from the Sea” below.

Jasmine Thompson liberates new single “Old Friends”

29 Apr

Jasmine Thompson has liberated her new single online.

“Old Friends” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Meghan Trainor alongside Ross Golan and Johan Carlsson, who are also responsible for Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman,” Charlie Puth’s “Then There Was You,” Little Mix’s “You Gotta Not,” Michael Buble’s “Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” Colbie Caillat’s “Nice Guys,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” and One Direction’s “If I Could Fly.”

As mention in earlier posts, Thompson’s upcoming mini-album “Wonderland” – featuring “Someone’s Somebody,” “Wanna Know Love,” “Fix Me,” “Drama” and “Words” – will arrive on May 19 via Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s delivers further contributions from RITUAL (Dua Lipa, Frances), Maegan Cottone (Olly Murs, Imani Williams), Justin Tranter (Imagine Dragons, Selena Gomez) and Livvi Franc (Christina Aguilera, Zara Larsson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Old Friends” below.