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MØ delivers new single “Nights with You”

22 Apr

Danish singer/songwriter Karen Orsted, professionally known as MØ, has delivered her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ryan Tedder, whose other credits include Beyonce’s “Halo,” Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love,” Natasha Bedingfield’s “Love Like This,” Gwen Stefani “Baby Don’t Lie,” and Taylor Swift’s “Welcome to New York.”

Production duties on “Nights with You” were collectively handled by SOPHIE (Madonna, Charli XCX), Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber) and Cashmere Cat (Jhene Aiko, Selena Gomez).

As mentioned in earlier posts, MØ’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous singles “Drum” and “Final Song,” – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Victor / Chess Club Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Nights with You” below.

Cashmere Cat reveals release date for new album “9”

19 Apr

Cashmere Cat has revealed the release date for his upcoming debut album.

The Norwegian DJ and record producer – born Magnus Hoiberg – will release “9” on April 28 via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “9 (After Coachella)” – featuring Danish singer/songwriter MØ – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Other artists backing Cashmere Cat on “9” are Jhene Aiko (“Please Don’t Go”), Camila Cabello (“Love Invincible”), Selena Gomez (“Trust Nobody”), Ty Dolla $ign (“Infinite Stripes”), Ariana Grande (“Quit”), The Weeknd (“Wild Love”), Kacy Hill (“Europa Pools”) and Kehlani (“Night Night”).

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Blanco (Halsey), Cathy Dennis (Britney Spears), SOPHIE (Charli XCX), Frank Dukes (Lorde), Starrah (Nicki Minaj), Evian Christ (Tinashe) and Rock City (Keri Hilson).

Stream “9 (After Coachella)” below.

Lana Del Rey unleashes new single “Lust for Life”

19 Apr

Lana Del Rey has unleashed her new single online.

“Lust for Life” – featuring Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer The Weeknd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Max Martin, born Martin Sandberg, whose recent credits include Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Ariana Grande’s “Side to Side,” and Nick Jonas’ “Under You.”

Production duties on “Lust for Life” were collectively handled by Del Rey alongside Rick Nowels (FKA twigs, Charli XCX), Kieron Menzies (Nelly Furtado, John Legend) and Dean Reid (Lykke Li, Marina Diamandis).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Del Rey’s upcoming album of the same name – featuring previous single “Love” – will arrive later this year via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2015’S “Honeymoon” delivers further alliances with Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), John Hill (Rihanna), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys), Mark Ronson (Lily Allen) and Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding).

Stream “Lust for Life” below.

Halsey liberates new single “Now or Never”

5 Apr

American singer/songwriter Halsey has liberated her new single online.

“Now or Never” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Halsey – real name Ashley Frangipane – alongside Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, whose other credits include Calvin Harris’ “Heatstroke,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Charli XCX’s “Dreamer,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” and Ella Mai’s “Lay Up.”

Production duties on “Now or Never” were collectively handled by Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Britney Spears), Cashmere Cat (Gwen Stefani, Ryn Weaver) and Happy Perez (Miguel, Frank Ocean).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Halsey’s sophomore album “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is scheduled to arrive on June 2 via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Greg Kurstin (Beyonce, Kylie Minogue), Captain Cuts (Phoebe Ryan, Carly Rae Jepsen), Tim Anderson (BANKS, Lana Del Rey), The Futuristics (Selena Gomez, Camila Cabello) and Ricky Reed (Kesha, Meghan Trainor).

Listen to the audio clip for “Now or Never” below.

Cashmere Cat reveals title for debut album

4 Apr

Cashmere Cat has revealed the title of his upcoming debut album.

The Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist – born Magnus Hoiberg – christened his first studio collection “9” and will release it later this year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “9 (After Coachella)” – featuring Danish singer/songwriter MØ and London-based electronic music producer SOPHIE – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the additional tracks slotted for inclusion on “9” are “Love Incredible (f/ Camila Cabello),” “Wild Love (f/ The Weeknd and Francis & the Lights),” “Trust Nobody (f/ Selena Gomez & Tory Lanez),” “Throw Myself a Party (f/ Starrah, 2 Chainz & Tory Lanez),” and “Please Don’t Go (f/ Jhene Aiko).”

On the production front, Cashmere Cat’s resume boasts works with The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Britney Spears (“Just Luv Me”), Travis Scott (“Way Back”), Ariana Grande (“Be My Baby”), Kanye West (“Wolves”), Tinashe (“All Hands on Deck”), Kid Ink (“Body Language”), Ryn Weaver (“OctaHate”), Miguel (“Going to Hell”), Justine Skye (“Save My Soul”) and Gwen Stefani (“Hell Yeah Baby”).

He also worked with songwriters and fellow producers including Benny Blanco, Julia Michaels, RoboPop, Bebe Rexha, Stargate, Rock City, Charli XCX, Michael Angelakos, Two Inch Punch, Cathy Dennis, Mike Dean, Sia Furler, Ben Billions, Belly, Frank Dukes, Steve Mac, RoboPop, Ariel Rechtshaid, Rostam Batmanglij, Frank Ocean, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Happy Perez, and AMMO.

Listen to the audio clip for “9 (After Coachella)” below.

Cashmere Cat drafts MØ, SOPHIE for new single “9 (After Coachella)”

31 Mar

Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist Cashmere Cat has released his new single online.

“9 (After Coachella)” – featuring Danish singer/songwriter MØ and London-based electronic music producer SOPHIE – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by MØ – real name Karen Ørsted – alongside it’s producers Magnus “Cashmere Cat” Høiberg, Samuel “SOPHIE” Long, and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin.

Cashmere Cat’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Love Incredible,” “Wild Love,” “Trust Nobody,” “Adore” and “Throw Myself a Party” – is expected to arrive later this year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “9 (After Coachella)” below.

Halsey drafts Greg Kurstin for sophomore album

29 Mar

American singer/songwriter Halsey has enlisted Greg Kurstin for her upcoming sophomore album, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.”

The Grammy award-winning record producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist’s recent credits include Brooke Candy’s “Living Out Loud,” Niall Horan’s “This Town,” Sia’s “The Greatest,” Shura’s “Tongue Tied,” Gwen Stefani’s “Rare,” and Frances’ “Say it Again.”

Kurstin’s extensive resume boasts further works with Adele (“Hello”), Beyonce (“Standing on the Sun”), Kylie Minogue (“Wow”), Britney Spears (“Rock Me In”), Selena Gomez (“Whiplash”), Charli XCX (“Famous”), Ellie Goulding (“Burn”), Sky Ferreira (“Red Lips”) and Carly Rae Jepsen (“Boy Problems”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” is scheduled to arrive on June 2 via Astralwerks / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Badlands” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Benny Blanco (Rihanna, Ed Sheeran), Captain Cuts (Kesha, Bebe Rexha), Tim Anderson (BANKS, Lana Del Rey), The Futuristics (Chris Brown, Camila Cabello) and Ricky Reed (Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo).

Halsey’s current single “Not Afraid Anymore” – which was co-written by Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger of The Messengers alongside Canadian record producer Jason “DaHeala” Quenneville – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Greg Kurstin’s work below!