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FKA Twigs drops new single “Sad Day”

5 Nov

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA Twigs, has released her new single online.

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

The track was collectively produced by FKA Twigs alongside Nicolas Jaar (Daft Punk, The Weeknd), Benny Blanco (Halsey, Ed Sheeran), Skrillex (Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber) and Noah Goldstein (Teyana Taylor, Kanye West).

Twigs’ upcoming sophomore album “Magdalene” – featuring previous singles “Cellophane,” “Holy Terrain” and “Home With You” – is scheduled to arrive on November 8th via Young Turks Recordings.

Other contributors on the follow-up to 2014’s “LP1” are Cashmere Cat, Arca, Sounwave, Koreless, Jack Antonoff, Poo Bear, Oneohtrix Point Never, Kenny Beats, Ethan P. Flynn, Michael Uzowuru, and Jeff Kleinman.

Stream the audio clip for “Sad Day” below.

FKA twigs premieres music video for new single “Home With You”

7 Oct

FKA twigs has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The self-directed clip for “Home With You” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Monday (October 07, 2019).

The track – which was written and produced by twigs (real name Tahliah Barnett) algonside Ethan P. Flynn – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various media outlets, Twigs’ upcoming sophomore album “Magdalene” – featuring previous singles “Cellophane” and “Holy Terrain” – is scheduled to arrive on November 8th via Young Turks Recordings.

Other album contributors include Nicholas Jaar, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Arca, Noah Goldstein, Sounwave, Koreless, Jack Antonoff, Skrillex, Jason Boyd, Oneohtrix Point Never, Kenny Beats, Michael Uzowuru, and Jeff Kleinman.

Watch the music video for “Home With You” below.

Charlie Puth confirms details for new single “Mother”

5 Sep

Charlie Puth has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer christened “Mother” as his next promotional cut and will release it on September 12 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Puth alongside Ryan Tedder (Beyonce, Christina Aguilera), Andrew Watt (Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello), Billy Walsh (Khalid, Alicia Keys) and Louis Bell (Rita Ora, Post Malone).

Puth’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “I Warned Myself” (which was co-produced by Benny Blanco) – is expected to arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

As a songwriter and producer, Puth recently co-helmed Katy Perry’s “Small Talk” (alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin and Johan Carlsson) and Charlotte Lawrence’s “Why Do You Love Me” (alongside Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Ryan Tedder, Louis Bell, Garry Bonner and Alan Gordon).

Stream the audio clip for “I Warned Myself” below.

 

Camila Cabello reunites with Shawn Mendes for new single “Senorita”

21 Jun

Camila Cabello has reunited with Shawn Mendes for his new single “Senorita,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Charli XCX alongside Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha), Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber), Jack Patterson (Zara Larsson, David Guetta), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Halsey, Ed Sheeran) and Magnus “Cashmere Cat” Hoiberg (Tinashe, Ariana Grande).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Sam Romans, Amy Wadge, and Jordan Reynolds – is expected to arrive later this year via Syco Music / Epic Records.

Her debut studio collection, 2018’s “Camila,” topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Havana,” “Never Be the Same,” “Real Friends” and “Consequences.”

Watch the Dave Meyers-directed clip for “Senorita” below.

Rita Ora delivers sophomore studio collection “Phoenix”

24 Nov

Rita Ora has released her sophomore studio collection online.

“Phoenix” – featuring singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Girls” and “Let You Love Me” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Ora has worked with songwriters including Ed Sheeran, Ali Tamposi, Georgia Ku, Lotus IV, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Brian Lee, Noonie Bao, Julia Michaels, and Justin Tranter.

Among the producers who contributed to the album are StarGate, Jimmy Napes, Andrew Watt, Digital Farm Animals, Julian Bunetta, Louis Bell, Ben Billions, John Ryan, Sam Romans, Fred Gibson, Sir Nolan, Jonny Coffer, Ali Payami, Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Steve Mac, and Rudimental.

Stream “Phoenix” below.

FKA twigs taps Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat for new collaboration

10 Jun

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has tapped Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Avicii’s “Lonely Together,” Camila Cabello’s “Crying in the Club,” Jessie Ware’s “Selfish Love,” Tory Lanez’s “Luv,” MØ’s “Nights with You,” and Halsey’s “Now or Never.”

Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat have also worked with Ariana Grande (“Be My Baby”), Jhene Aiko (“Never Call Me”), The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Miguel (“Going to Hell”), Ryn Weaver (“OctaHate”) and Kanye West (“Ghost Town”).

Meanwhile, twigs is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

The follow-up to 2014’s “LP1” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Sia, Rick Nowels, Ariel Rechtshaid, Two Inch Punch, Andrew Wyatt, Levi Lennox, and Hit-Boy.

Watch the music video for “Pendulum” below.

Anne-Marie premieres music video for new single “2002”

9 May

Anne-Marie has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip for “2002” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Tuesday (May 08, 2018).

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Julia Michaels and Ed Sheeran alongside Steve Mac (Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson) and Benny Blanco (Jessie Ware, Gwen Stefani).

Anne-Marie’s debut album “Speak Your Mind” – featuring previous singles “Friends,” “Then,” “Heavy,” “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “2002” below.

Anne-Marie confirms “2002” as new promotional single

18 Apr

Anne-Marie has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “2002” as her next promotional cut and will release it on April 19 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Anne-Marie alongside Ed Sheeran (Zara Larsson, Justin Bieber), Julia Michaels (Britney Spears, Keith Urban), Steve Mac (Jess Glynne, Zak Abel) and Benny Blanco (The Weekend, FKA twigs).

Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album “Speak Your Mind” – featuring previous singles “Friends,” “Then,” “Heavy,” “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is scheduled to arrive on April 27 via Rudimental’s label Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project yields additional songwriting contributions and productions from TMS, Jennifer Decilveo, Chris Loco, Emily Warren, Fraser T. Smith, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Natalie Dunn, Levi Lennox, Sasha Sloan, Nick Monson, Tash Phillips, Fred Ball, and Invisible Men.

Watch the music video for “Friends” below.

Cardi B unwraps tracklisting for debut album “Invasion of Privacy”

5 Apr

American rapper and television personality Belcalis Almanzar, professionally known as Cardi B, has unwrapped the tracklisting for her debut album.

“Invasion of Privacy” – featuring singles “Bodak Yellow,” “Bartier Cardi” and “Be Careful” – will arrive on April 6 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Drip” – which was collectively produced by Cassius Jay and Nonstop Da Hitman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco, Ali Tamposi, Vinylz, Sarah Hudson, Frank Dukes, Nija Charles, Scribz Riley, Justin Tranter, Needlz, Andrew Watt, Murda Beatz, J. White, 30 Roc, Cheeze Beatz, and Boi-1da.

See the tracklisting for “Invasion of Privacy” below.

(1) Get Up 10 / (2) Drip / (3) Bickenhead / (4) Bodak Yellow / (5) Be Careful / (6) Best Life / (7) I Like It / (8) Ring / (9) Money Bag / (10) Bartier Cardi / (11) She Bad / (12) Thru Your Phone / (13) I Do

FKA twigs enlists Hit-Boy for new collaboration

30 Mar

British singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett, professionally known as FKA twigs, has teamed up with Hit-Boy for a new collaboration.

The American record producer, born Chauncey Hollis, is known for his works with Beyonce (“Bow Down”), Kelly Rowland (“Lay it On Me”), Mary J. Blige (“Stronger”), Rihanna (“Watch n’ Learn”), Nicki Minaj (“Feeling Myself”), Mariah Carey (“Thirsty”), Tinashe (“Joyride”) and Chloe x Halle (“Red Lights”).

Meanwhile, twigs is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Young Turks Recordings.

The follow-up to 2014’s “LP1” reportedly yields additional ontributions from Rick Nowels (Lana Del Rey, Sabrina Claudio), Benny Blanco (Kacy Hill, The Weeknd), Two Inch Punch (Kali Uchis, Jessie Ware), Andrew Wyatt (Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars) and Levi Lennox (Raye, Zayn Malik).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Hit-Boy’s works!