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Chloe x Halle confirm details for debut album “The Kids Are Alright”

23 Feb

Chloe x Halle have confirmed the details for their upcoming debut album.

The American contemporary R&B duo – composed of sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey – dubbed their first studio collection “The Kids Are Alright” and will release it on March 23 via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The title track – which was co-written alongside fellow recording artists Diana Gordon and Tayla Parx – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers productions from NOVA WAV, Mike Dean, Nasri Atweh, Sounwave, Happy Perez, Malay, Benny Cassette, Naughty Boy, MeLo-X, and Kane “KIN” Parfitt.

On the songwriting front, Chloe x Halle have also worked with Katie Pearlman, Natalie Sims, Chelsea Lena, Bibi Bourelly, James Fauntleroy, Kirby Lauryen, Shane Stevens, Lisa Scinta, Emeli Sande, and Michelle Buzz.

See the tracklisting for “The Kids Are Alright” below.

(1) Hello Friend / (2) The Kids Are Alright / (3) Grown / (4) Hi Lo / (5) Everywhere / (6) FaLaLa / (7) Fake / (8) Baptize / (9) Down / (10) Galaxy / (11) Happy Without Me / (12) Babybird / (13) Warrior / (14) Cool People / (15) Baby on a Place / (16) If God Spoke / (17) Drop / (18) Fall

Jacob Banks hits the studio with Stargate, Hue Strother

17 Feb

British singer/songwriter Jacob Banks has teamed up with Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate and Hue Strother for a new collaboration.

Stargate’s recent production and songwriting credits include Tinashe’s “Faded Love,” Daya’s “New,” Charli XCX’s “Track 10,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” and Bebe Rexha’s “I Got Time.”

Meanwhile, Strother’s songwriting resume boasts works with Mack Wilds (“Night Time”), Kiana Lede (“One of Them Days”), Ledisi (“Add to Me”), Cassie (“Radio”) and H.E.R. (“Every Kind of Way”).

Banks, on the other hand, is expected to release his upcoming project – featuring further contributions from Francis “Eg” White, Charlie Handsome, Bibi Bourelly, Two Inch Punch, Jonny Lattimer, Sam Romans, and Benny Cassette – is expected to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

His current promotional single “Unknown (To You)” – which was produced by Robin Hannibal and co-written by John Newman and Zane Lowe – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Unknown (To You) [Timbaland Remix]” below.

Lennon Stella drafts Timbaland for new collaboration

11 Feb

Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress Lennon Stella has drafted American record producer Timbaland for a new collaboration.

Timbaland recently produced “Filthy,” “Say Something,” “Young Man” and “Sauce,” taken from Justin Timberlake’s latest studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records, “Man of the Woods.”

Timbaland’s other credits include Aaliyah’s “Try Again,” Sam Smith’s “Pray,” Nelly Furtado’s “Maneater,” Rihanna’s “Rehab,” Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long,” Keri Hilson’s “Return the Favor,” Madonna’s “Miles Away,” Missy Elliot’s “Work It,” Beyonce’s “Partition,” and Chris Brown’s “Paper, Scissors, Rock.”

Meanwhile, Stella is expected to release her debut project later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions from Joel Little, Alex Hope, Robopop, Two Inch Punch, Jonny Lattimer, Stint, Pip Kembo, Tommy English, MNEK, Jesse Shatkin, Big Taste, Jason Evigan, Steve Mostyn, Alex Niceforo, Benny Cassette, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Timnaland’s works!

Noah Cyrus hits the studio with Emily Weisband, Big Taste for new collaboration

7 Feb

American singer/songwriter Noah Cyrus has teamed with Emily Weisband and Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt for a new collaboration.

Weisband recently co-wrote “Consequences” for Camila Cabello alongside Amy Wadge and Nicolle Galyon. The track appears on Cabello’s debut album “Camila,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Big Taste’s songwriting/production resume boasts works with Justin Bieber (“Company”), Madison Beer (“Home with You”), Dua Lipa (“Genesis”), Adam Lambert (“Two Fux”), Maty Noyes (“Falling Out of Love”), Jake Miller (“Superhuman”) and Phoebe Ryan (“Forgetting All About You”).

Photo Credit: Jack McKain

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut album “NC-17” – featuring the Savan Kotecha-penned / Max Martin and Ali Payami-produced single “We Are Fucked” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Sony Music imprint Columbia Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Cassette, Stint, Two Inch Punch, Sasha Sloan, Jonathan Rotem, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, and Jenna Andrews.

Stream the audio clip for “We Are Fucked” below.

Charlotte Lawrence unveils new promotional single “Just the Same”

26 Jan

American artist Charlotte Lawrence has unveiled her new single online.

“Just the Same” – which was co-written by Marco “MAG” Borrero, Louis Schoorl, and PJ Bianco – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Lawrence’s upcoming project – featuring previous promotional single “Sleep Talking,” as well as further contributions from Jenna Andrews and Benny Cassette – is expected to arrive later this year via Human Re Sources.

Stream the audio clip for “Just the Same” below.

Lily Allen shares music video for new promotional single “Trigger Bang”

25 Jan

Lily Allen has shared the music video for her new promotional single online.

The visual clip for “Trigger Bang” – featuring Giggs – was posted the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Wednesday (January 24, 2018).

Production duties on “Trigger Bang” were handled by fellow recording artist Fryars, whose resume boasts additional works with Rae Morris (“Atletico”), Mika (“Celebrate”), Cosima (“Girls Who Get Ready”) and Kungs (“Trust”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Allen’s upcoming fourth studio collection, tentatively entitled “The Fourth Wall,” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further alliances with Mark Ronson, Jenna Andrews, Benny Cassette, Chloe Angelides, Nylo, Sarah Hudson, Liana Banks, Dre Skull, Sam Duckworth, Ari PenSmith, and Tev’n.

Watch the music video for “Trigger Bang” below.

Tinashe reveals music video for new single “No Drama”

19 Jan

Tinashe has revealed the music video for her new promotional single online.

The visual clip for “No Drama” – featuring Offset – was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (January 18, 2018).

Co-written by Tinashe and Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Norwegian songwriting/production duo Stargate; “No Drama” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is scheduled to release her upcoming sophomore studio collection “Joyride” – featuring upcoming promotional singles “Me So Bad” and “Faded Love” – later this year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Fred Ball, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, Gabrielle Nowee, MNEK, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Benny Cassette, Sasha Sloan, Jonas Jeberg, Noonie Bao, Sam Hook, Ester Dean, Charlie Handsome, Julia Michaels, BloodPop, Justin Tranter, Ty Dolla $ign, Hitmaka, A1, Prince Chrishan, and Nova Wav.

Watch the music video for “No Drama” below.