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Charlie Puth reunites with Jacob Kasher for new single “Attention”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has released his new single online.

The self-produced “Attention” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Puth wrote “Attention” alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin, professionally known as JKash, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Does it Feel,” “I Won’t Tell a Soul” and the Selena Gomez-featuring “We Don’t Talk Anymore.”

Other notable credits by JKash include Maroon 5’s “Cold,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You,” Trey Songz’s “Priceless,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” and Meghan Trainor’s “No.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth is expected to drop his sophomore album later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Babyface (Toni Braxton).

Among the producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Johan Carlsson (Harry Styles), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), John Ryan (Nick Jonas), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion), AMMO (Sean Paul), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and Detail (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Jennifer Hudson collborates with Sam Romans for new album

15 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Jennifer Hudson has collaborated with Sam Romans for her upcoming fourth album.

Romans’ notable songwriting & production credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Fade to Nothing,” Lapsley’s “Love is Blind,” Melissa Steel’s “You Love Me,” Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty,” Mahalia’s “Back Up Plan,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Stefanie Heinzmann’s “Falling,” Birdy’s “Beautiful Lies,” and AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control.”

His latest mini-album “Automatic” – featuring lead promotional single “Happy Love” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring current single “Remember Me” – later this year through Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jamie Hartman (JP Cooper), Diane Warren (Demi Lovato), Toby Gad (Rebecca Ferguson), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Fans of Romans’ works, on the other hand, should also keep an eye on the next projects by James Morrison, Cosima, Noah Cyrus, RAYE, Jess Glynne, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson, Blonde, Fleur East, Gavin James, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Jonas Blue, Rudimental, Liv Dawson, Matoma, Naughty Boy, Jessie Ware, Sigma, Kali Uchis, Alan Walker, Tiggs Da Author, Craig David, Forest Blakk, Sub Focus, Plan B, and X Ambassadors.

Stream “Automatic” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson for new album

17 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has reunited with Ross Golan and Johan Carlsson for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed with Puth on “Then There’s You,” taken from the artist’s debut album, 2016’s “Nine Track Mind.”

Other notable credits by Golan and Carlsson include Colbie Caillat’s “Live it Up,” Little Mix’s “You Gotta Not,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” Gavin DeGraw’s “Fire,” Michael Buble’s “Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” One Direction’s “If I Could Fly,” Flo Rida’s “My House,” and Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman.”

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Nelly Furtado), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Fifth Harmony), Cirkut (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Enrique Iglesias), John Henry Ryan (John Legend) and Ammo (Beyonce).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Noah Cyrus) and Sean Douglas (Chromeo).

Side Note – Make sure you subscribe to Ross Golan’s audio podcast “And the Writer Is …,” where he sits down every week with an acclaimed songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. Among the fellow songwriters interviewed so far are Benny Blanco, Savan Kotecha, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, and LunchMoney Lewis.

Listen to the audio clip for “Then There’s You” below.

Charlie Puth hits the studio with John Henry Ryan

8 Mar

Charlie Puth has recorded new music with John Henry Ryan.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer’s credits include Pitbull’s “Fireball,” Jason Derulo’s “Wiggle,” One Direction’s “Perfect,” Robin Schulz’s “Headlights,” Tiesto’s “Summer Nights,” Nick Jonas’ “Take Over,” Maroon 5’s “Cold,” and John Legend’s “Love Me Now.”

Ryan’s extensive resume boasts further works with fellow songwriters and producers Julian Bunetta, Wayne Hector, Ash Pournouri, Ed Drewett, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Kid Harpoon, Emily Wright, DJ Frank-E, Ali Tamposi, Jamie Scott, Sean Douglas, Axident, Eric Bellinger, Ricky Reed, Justin Tranter, David “DQ” Quinones, Sam Martin, and Jonny Coffer.

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Ciara, Ariana Grande), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson), Jason Evigan (Kehlani, Rachel Platten), Cirkut (Rihanna, Hey Violet), Rami Yacoub (DNCE, Celine Dion) and Ammo (Jessie J, Fifth Harmony).

On the songwriting front, Puth has teamed up with Babyface (Madonna, Alicia Keys), Jacob Kasher (Usher, Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes), Eskeerdo (Rihanna, Fifth Harmony), Ilsey Juber (Mariah Carey, Noah Cyrus) and Sean Douglas (Chromeo, Enrique Iglesias).

Watch the music video for “One Call Away” below.

Jennifer Hudson delivers new single “Remember Me”

3 Mar

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Jennifer Hudson has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Hudson and Vincent Stein alongside producers Jamie Hartman and Konstantin Sherer.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hudson is expected to release her fourth album later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Diane Warren (Celine Dion), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Babyface (Charlie Puth), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Kat Dahlia).

Hudson’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “JHUD,” debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Walk it Out,” “I Still Love You” and “It’s Your World.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Remember Me” below.

Charlie Puth teams with Rami Yacoub for new collaboration

14 Feb

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Charlie Puth has recorded new music with Rami Yacoub.

The Swedish music producer and songwriter is known for his works with Nicki Minaj (“Starships”), Ariana Grande (“One Last Time”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Don’t Hold Your Breath”) and Labrinth (“Treatment”).

Yacoub’s credits also include DNCE’s “Body Moves,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Your Type,” Demi Lovato’s “Stars,” The Vamps’ “Rest Your Love,” Madonna’s “Addicted,” and The Fray’s “Break Your Plans.”

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Justin Timberlake), Toby Gad (Colbie Caillat), Jason Evigan (Rachel Platten), Cirkut (The Weeknd) and Ammo (Jason Derulo).

On the songwriting front, Puth has teamed up with Babyface (Alicia Keys), Jacob Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Mariah Carey) and Sean Douglas (Enrique Iglesias).

Fans of Yacoub’s songwriting and production works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the upcoming releases by Hailee Steinfeld [Republic], Jasmine Thompson [Atlantic] and Selena Gomez [Interscope].

Watch the music video for “We Don’t Talk Anymore” below.

Jennifer Hudson reunites with Diane Warren for new album

2 Feb

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Jennifer Hudson has reunited with Diane Warren for her upcoming album.

“Wait till you hear what me and Jennifer are cookin’ up,” the legendary songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (February 01, 2017).

Warren previously teamed up with Hudson on the Harvey Mason Jr.-produced “You Pulled Me Through” and “Still Here,” which was also recorded by British singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield.

Fans of Warren’s poignant songwriting should also look out for the next releases by Leona Lewis, Demi Lovato, Kiesza, Lea Michele, Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, Stanaj, Max George, Zendaya, Abbey Smith, Kyla, Paloma Faith, Andra Day, Conrad Sewell, and Ferras.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Toby Gad (John Legend), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Rachel Platten).

Hudson’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “JHUD,” debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Walk it Out,” “I Still Love You” and “It’s Your World.”

Listen to the audio clip for “You Pulled Me Through” below.