Tag Archives: Benny Blanco (musician)

Ryn Weaver releases alternative “OctaHate” music video

17 May

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Ryn Weaver has released a new music video online.

The singer and songwriter posted an alternative visual clip for “OctaHate” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (May 14, 2015).

“OctaHate” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Weaver along with Charli XCX and Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit.

Production duties on “OctaHate” were handled by Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Cashmere Cat (Tinashe, Ariana Grande).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Weaver is plotting to release her debut album “The Fool” on June 16 under Friends Keep Secrets / Interscope Records.

On the songwriting front, she has contributed to the upcoming third album by Gwen Stefani. The still-untitled project is expected to hit stores and digital outlets later this year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Watch the Griffin Frazen-directed clip for “OctaHate” below.

Rixton unveil “We All Want the Same Thing” music video

13 May

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Rixton have unveiled the music video for their new single online.

The British pop band – consisting of members Jake Roche, Danny Wilkin, Charley Bagnall and Lewi Morgan – posted the visual clip for “We All Want the Same Thing” to their Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 12, 205).

Production duties on “We All Want the Same Thing” were handled by Benny Blanco (Miguel, Katy Perry) and Robopop (Lana Del Rey, Nick Jonas).

The track also boasts songwriting contributions from Jacob Kasher (Kylie Minogue, Carly Rae Jepsen), Ammar Malik (Ariana Grande, Jessie J) and Joshua “Ammo” Coleman (Beyonce, Jason Derulo).

Rixton’s debut album “Let the Road” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Me and My Broken Heart,” “Hotel Ceiling” and Wait on Me” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “We All Want the Same Thing” below.

Ryn Weaver unveils music video for new single “The Fool”

9 May

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Ryn Weaver has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter – born Erin Michelle Wuthrich – posted the visual clip for “The Fool” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (May 07, 2015).

The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album, “The Fool,” out on June 16 via Friends Keep Secrets Records and Interscope Records.

Among the musicians backing Weaver on the highly-anticipated project are Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Britney Spears), Charli XCX (Rihanna, Iggy Azalea) and Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande, Kanye West).

On the songwriting front, Weaver has contributed to Gwen Stefani’s forthcoming third studio collection. The follow-up to 2006’s “The Sweet Escape” will hit stores later this year under Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “The Fool” below.

Pia Mia shares lyric video for new single “Do It Again”

5 May

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Pia Mia has shared the lyric video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the lyrical clip for “Do It Again” – featuring Chris Brown & Tyga – to her Vevo channel on Monday (May 04, 2015).

Production duties on “Do It Again” were handled by Nic Nac, who is also responsible for Chris Brown’s “Loyal” [RCA Records], Zendaya’s “My Baby” [Hollywood Records] and Tinashe’s “Watch Me Work” [RCA Records].

Mia’s debut album is expected to hit stores and digital outlets later this year under Wolfpack Entertainment and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s EP “The Gift,” which featured hit singles “Red Love” and “Mr. President.”

Among the musicians backing Mia on her debut album are Benny Blanco (Miguel, Jessie Ware), Mozella (Madonna, Kelly Clarkson), Harmony Samuels (Ciara, Avery Wilson) and Chantal Kreviazuk (Shakira, Jennifer Lopez).

Watch the lyric video for “Do It Again” below.

Miguel announces new album “Wildheart”

4 May

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Miguel has announced the title for his new album.

The singer/songwriter christened his third studio collection “Wildheart” and will release it later this year under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Lead single “Coffee (Fucking)” – featuring Wale – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“Wildheart” serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Kaleidoscope Dream,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Adorn,” “Do You…” and “How Many Drinks?”

On the songwriting front, Miguel recently co-wrote “You & I (Forever)” and “Kind Of … Sometimes … Maybe” for British songstress Jessie Ware along with hit record producers Benny Blanco and Two Inch Punch.

Among the musicians backing Miguel on “Wildheart” are Happy Perez (Mariah Carey, Frank Ocean), Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Emeli Sande), Benny Cassette (Kanye West, Elle Varner) and Jason Evigan (Madonna, David Guetta).

Listen to the audio clip for “Coffee (Fucking)” below.

Pia Mia unveils artwork for new single “Do It Again”

1 May

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Pia Mia has unveiled the official artwork for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter christened “Do It Again” – featuring Chris Brown & Tyga – as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Wolfpack Entertainment and Interscope Records.

Production duties on “Do It Again” were handled by Nic Nac, who previously teamed up with Mia on hit single “Fuck with You” f/ G-Eazy.

Other producers backing Mia on her debut LP are Harmony Samuels (Ciara, Fifth Harmony), DJ Mustard (Omarion, Keyshia Cole), Benny Blanco (Miguel, Charli XCX) and Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Emeli Sande).

Album songwriters are Chantal Kreviazuk (Rita Ora, Gwen Stefani), Maureen “Mozella” McDonald (Kelly Clarkson, Ellie Goulding) and Rock City: Theron and Timothy Thomas (Usher, Nicki Minaj).

Watch the music video for “Fuck with You” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen unveils artwork for new album “E.MO.TION”

14 Apr

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Carly Rae Jepsen has unveiled the official artwork for her upcoming album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “E.MO.TION” on June 24 via Schoolboy Records and Interscope Records.

Current single “All That” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Jepsen along with Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX) and Devonte “Blood Orange” Hynes (Tinashe, FKA twigs).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Kiss” is executive-produced by Scooter Braun, whose other clients include Justin Bieber [Island Records], Katharine McPhee [Columbia Records], Tori Kelly [Capitol Records] and Ariana Grande [Republic Records].

On the production front, Jepsen has enlisted Toby Gad (Beyonce, Leona Lewis), Stargate (Ne-Yo, Mariah Carey), Jack Antonoff (Tinashe, Taylor Swift), Max Martin (Kelis, Adam Lambert) and Benny Blanco (Maroon 5, Ryn Weaver).

Album songwriters are Jacob “J. Kash” Kasher (Selena Gomez, Avril Lavigne), Sam Hollander (Olly Murs, Alex & Sierra), Jenna Andrews (Elle Varner, Pixie Lott) and Sia Furler (Celine Dion, Kylie Minogue).

Watch the music video for “I Really Like You” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen announces new album “E.MO.TION”

11 Apr

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Carly Rae Jepsen has announced the title for her upcoming album.

The Canadian singer/songwriter christened her next studio collection “E.MO.TION” and will release it later this year under Schoolboy Records and Interscope Records.

Current single “All That” – which is now available for download via iTunes – was written by Jepsen along with Devonte “Blood Orange” Hynes (FKA twigs, Jessie Ware) and Ariel Rechtshaid (Charli XCX, Rita Ora).

Scooter Braun serves as the executive-producer for the keenly-awaited project. The music mogul also oversees the careers of Justin Bieber [Island Records], Tori Kelly [Capitol Records] and Ariana Grande [Republic Records].

Other contributors on the follow-up to 2012’s “Kiss” are Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Jacob Kasher (Jessie J, Kylie Minogue), Benny Blanco (Ryn Weaver, Ed Sheeran) and Jack Antonoff (Tinashe, Taylor Swift).

Listen to the official audio clip for “All That” below.

Ryn Weaver unveils title track from debut album “The Fool”

11 Apr

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Ryn Weaver has unveiled a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the official audio clip for “The Fool” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (April 09, 2015).

“The Fool” was written by Ryn Weaver along with regular collaborators Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin.

The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album “The Fool,” which will be available for download from June 16 via iTunes in partnership with Friends Keep Secrets and Interscope Records.

Other musicians backing Weaver on the keenly-awaited project are Charli XCX (Gwen Stefani, Rita Ora), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande, Kanye West) and Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran).

Listen to the audio clip for “The Fool” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen drafts Devonte Hynes, Ariel Rechtshaid for new single “All That”

5 Apr

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Carly Rae Jepsen has debuted a new song online.

The Canadian singer/songwriter posted the official audio clip for “All That” to her Vevo channel on Saturday (April 04, 2015).

“All That” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Jepsen along with Devonte “Blood Orange” Hynes (Jessie Ware, Sky Ferreira) and Ariel Rechtshaid (Gwen Stefani, Charli XCX).

Jepsen’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2012’s “Kiss” will be released later this year under Schoolboy Records and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project is executive produced by Scooter Braun, whose also overseeing the next projects by Justin Bieber [Island Records], Tori Kelly [Capitol Records] and Ariana Grande [Republic Records].

Furthermore, Jepsen’s new album features other collaborations with Peter Svensson (Leona Lewis, Avril Lavigne), Jacob Kasher (Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj), Toby Gad (Sia, Alicia Keys) and Benny Blanco (Miguel, Ed Sheeran).

Listen to the official audio clip for “All That” below.