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Hamzaa teams up with Stint, Trey Campbell for new collaboration

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Cassandra-Malika Hamza, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has teamed up with Trey Campbell and Stint for a new collaboration.

Campbell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Banks (“Look What You’re Doing To Me”), Ella Mai (“Found”), Adam Lambert (“Two Fux”), Bebe Rexha (“Atmosphere”), Maad (“Black Ice”), Guy Sebastian (“Stay In Bed”), Inna (“Heaven”) and Black Saint (“Don’t Wreck My Holiday”).

Meanwhile, Stint (born Ajay Bhattacharyya) is responsible for producing Sinead Harnett’s “Pulling Away,” Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Nao’s “Don’t Change,” Tei Shi’s “A Kiss Goodbye,” and Janelle Monae’s “Unbreakable.”

Hamzaa’s upcoming project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS, Emile Haynie, Dayyon Alexander, Laconic, Aston Rudi, Fred Cox, MNEK, Iain James, and Tre Jean-Marie – is expected to arrive later this year via Parlophone Records.

Her current promotional single “London” – which was co-written and produced by Ollie Green – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “London” below.

 

Anne-Marie drafts Tayla Parx, Jussifer for new collaboration

6 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, known mononymously as Anne-Marie, has drafted Tayla Parx and Jussifer for a new collaboration.

Besides releasing her debut album “We Need To Talk” earlier this year via Atlantic Records, Parx has also penned songs for Ariana Grande (“7 Rings”), Janelle Monae (“I Like It”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”), Jojo (“Fuck Apologies”), Christina Aguilera (“Accelerate”) and Mariah Carey (“Infinity”).

Meanwhile, Jussifer’s production resume boasts works with Bebe Rexha (“I’m a Mess”), Kelly Clarkson (“Whole Lotta Woman”), X Ambassadors (“Recover”), Kim Petras (“Got My Number”), Hey Violet (“About Last Night”), Guy Sebastian (“About Last Night”) and Skyler Stecker (“How Did We”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Speak Your Mind,” later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional alliances with Louis Bell (Rita Ora, Post Malone), Jennifer Decilveo (Ella Henderson, Dan Caplen), Fred Ball (Mariah Carey, Toni Braxt), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Ella Eyre, Jess Glynne), TMS (Raye, Dua Lipa) and Eyelar (Little Mix, Era Istrefi).

Stream “We Need To Talk” below.

 

Hamzaa confirms new promotional single “London”

21 May

Hamzaa has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “London” as her next promotional cut and will release it on May 23rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written and produced by Ollie Green with additional production from Knox Brown, who is also responsible for Mary J. Blige’s “Whole Damn Year,” Jess Glynne’s “Gave Me Something,” Raye’s “Ambition,” H.E.R.’s “Let Me In,” Paloma Faith’s “My Body,” and Jacob Banks’ “Homecoming.”

Hamzaa’s next project – featuring further contributions from Emile Haynie, Laconic, Aston Rudi, Pantha, Fred Cox, TMS, Iain James, Tre Jean-Marie, and MNEK – is expected to arrive later this year via Parlophone Records.

Watch the music video for “Breathing” below.

Sabina Ddumba liberates new promotional single “Blow My Mind”

3 May

Sabina Ddumba has liberated her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, whose other credits include Becky Hill’s “I Could Get Used to This,” Kate Stewart’s “Be Without You,” Karen Harding’s “Say Something,” Christina Aguilera’s “Deserve,” Julia Michaels’ “Heaven,” and Kara Marni’s “Love Just Ain’t Enough.”

Production duties on “Blow My Mind” were handled by Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas Barnes of TMS, who are also responsible for Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved,” Kamille’s “Emotional,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Craig David’s “Change My Love.”

Ddumba’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional single “Small World” (which was co-written by Ali Tennant and produced by Michael Angelo) – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Sweden.

Stream the audio clip for “Blow My Mind” below.

Mabel announces title, release date, tracklisting for debut album

18 Apr

Mabel has announced the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter has dubbed her first studio collection “High Expectations” and will release it on July 12 via Polydor Records.

Current promotional single “Don’t Call Me Up” – which was co-written by Camille “Kamille” Purcell and produced by Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Besides confirmed collaborators Marlon Roudette and Kelly Kiara, the highly-anticipated anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Fraser T. Smith, Jin Jin, Electric, Negin Djafari, Cass Lowe, Pawws, Jonny Coffer, Olivia Deano, Bless Beats, Amy Wadge, Oscar Scheller, and TMS.

See the tracklisting for “High Expectations” below.

(1) High Expectations (Intro) / (2) Bad Behaviour / (3) Don’t Call Me Up / (4) FML / (5) We Don’t Say / (6) Selfish Love / (7) Lucky / (8) Mad Love / (9) Trouble / (10) Put Your Name On It / (11) Stckhlm Syndrome / (12) OK (Anxiety Anthem) / (13) I Belong to Me / (14) High Expectations (Outro)

Anne-Marie teams up with Louis Bell for new collaboration

17 Feb

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, professionally known as Anne-Marie, has teamed up with Louis Bell for a new collaboration.

The American record producer and songwriter is responsible for helming singles including “Havana” (Camila Cabello), “Rockstar” (Post Malone), “Wolves” (Selena Gomez), “I’ll Be There” (Jess Glynne), “Without Me” (Halsey), “Lost in Japan” (Shawn Mendes) and “Think About Us” (Little Mix).

Bell’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Justin Bieber (“Let Me Love You”), Selena Gomez (“It Ain’t Me”), Julia Michaels (“Into You”), Chris Brown (“Hands Up”), Bebe Rexha (“Steady”), Rita Ora (“Only Want You”), Cardi B (“Through Your Phone”) and 21 Savage (“All My Friends”).

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie’s current promotional single “Perfect to Me” – which was co-written by Jennifer Decilveo and Levi Lennox alonside Mike Woods and Kevin White of Rice n Peas – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2018’s “Speak Your Mind,” Anne-Marie has also worked with songwriters and producers Fred Ball (Madonna, Hailee Steinfeld), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Ella Eyre, Craig David), TMS (Era Istrefi, Dua Lipa) and Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Raye, Charli XCX).

Watch the music video for “Perfect to Me” below.

Hailee Steinfeld hits the studio with Fred Ball, Stephen Kozmeniuk

17 Feb

American actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld has drafted producers Fred Ball and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk for a new collaboration.

Kozmeniuk is responsible for helming Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Lykke Li’s “Deep End,” Grace Carter’s “Heal Me,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Dangerous,” Lights’ “Kicks,” Nicki Minaj’s “Up in Flames,” and Madonna’s “Gang Bang.”

Meanwhile, Ball’s resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Mariah Carey (“One Mo ‘Gen”), Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Anne-Marie (“Some People”), Roses Gabor (“Turkish Delight”), Justine Skye (“Heaven”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississipi”) and Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”).

Steinfeld’s current promotional single “Back to Life” – which was co-written by Kennedi Lykken and Michael Pollack and produced by Jorgen Odegard – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming project under Republic Records, Steinfeld has also worked with TMS, Jin Jin, Noah Breakfast, Caroline Pennel, Rami Yacoub, Asia Whiteacre, Zach Skelton, Casey Smith, Ryan Tedder, Caroline Ailin, Dayyon Alexander, Whitney Phillips, Farrago, Ali Tamposi, Farrago, and Tayla Parx.

Stream the audio clip for “Back to Life” below.