Tag Archives: Big Machine Records

Taylor Swift reunites with Max Martin, Shellback, Ali Payami for new single “… Ready for It?”

4 Sep

Taylor Swift has delivered her new promotional single online.

“… Ready for It?” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Swift alongside regular collaborators Max Martin (Tinashe, Adam Lambert), Johan “Shellback” Schuster (Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake) and Ali Payami (Lana Del Rey, The Weeknd).

Swift’s upcoming sixth album “Reputation” – featuring the Jack Antonoff-produced lead single “Look What You Made Me Do” – will arrive on November 10 via Big Machine Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

Listen to the audio clip for “… Ready for It?” below.

Taylor Swift enlists Jack Antonoff for new single “Look What You Made Me Do”

25 Aug

Taylor Swift has unleashed her new single online.

“Look What You Made Me” – which interpolates Right Said Fred’s 1992 house single “I’m Too Sexy” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Jack Antonoff, whose other credits include Lorde’s “Green Light,” St. Vincent’s “New York,” Banks’ “Crowded Places,” Rachel Platten’s “Stand By You,” Troye Sivan’s “Heaven,” and Christina Perri’s “I Don’t Wanna Break.”

Swift’s sixth album “Reputation”, on the other hand, will arrive on November 10 via Big Machine Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The highly-anticipated collection serves as the follow-up 2014’s “1989,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Shake it Off,” “Blank Space,” “Style,” “Bad Blood” and “Wildest Dreams.”

Stream the audio clip for “Look What You Made Me Do” below.

Laura Marano enlists Kara DioGuardi for debut album

8 May

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Laura Marano has enlisted Kara DioGuardi for her upcoming debut album.

The former American Idol judge is responsible for co-penning hit singles including Kylie Minogue’s “Spinning Around” [Parlophone], Christina Aguilera’s “Ain’t No Other Man” [RCA], Ashlee Simpson’s “Pieces of Me” [Geffen] and Gwen Stefani’s “Rich Girl” [Interscope].

DioGuardi’s extensive resume boasts further works with Kelly Clarkson (“Heartbeat Song”), Toni Braxton (“Hero”), Katy Perry (“I Do Not Hook Up”), Pink (“Sober”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Baby Love”), Miley Cyrus (“Kicking and Screaming”) and Colbie Caillat (“Think Good Thoughts”).

Meanwhile, Marano is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring lead single “Boombox” – later this year through Big Machine Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from THE ELEV3N (Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony), Justin Tranter (Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas) and Hayley Warner (Tori Kelly, John Legend).

Watch the music video for “Boombox” below.

Taylor Swift premieres “Out of the Woods” music video

2 Jan

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Taylor Swift has premiered a new music video online.

The singer/songwriter posted the Joseph Kahn-directed clip for “Out of the Woods” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (December 31, 2015).

“Out of the Woods” was co-produced by Jack Antonoff (Lorde, Rachel Platten) and Max Martin (Adele, Katy Perry).

Swift’s latest studio collection “1989” – featuring previous singles “Wildest Dreams,” “Bad Blood,” “Blank Space,” “Style” and “Shake it Off” – is now available for download via Big Machine Records.

Other album contributors include Mattman & Robin (Hailee Steinfeld), Greg Kurstin (Sia), Ryan Tedder (Beyonce), Noel Zancanella (Shawn Mendes), Shellback (Britney Spears), and Ali Payami (The Weeknd).

Watch the music video for “Out of the Woods” below.

The Band Perry unveils artwork for new album “Heart + Beat”

10 Oct

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The Band Perry have unveiled the artwork for their new album online.

“Heart + Beat” is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on November 20 through Big Machine Records and Republic Records.

Lead single “Live Forever” was collectively helmed by Jenna Andrews (Tori Kelly, Ariana Grande), RedOne (Lady Gaga, Ellie Goulding), Benny Cassette (Miguel, Elle Varner) and Dann Huff (Taylor Swift, Mickey Guyton).

Other musicians backing The Band Perry on “Heart + Beat” are Stargate (Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Lopez), Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) and Will IDAP (Cover Drive, Nico & Vinz).

The group’s previous studio collection, 2013’s “Pioneer,” peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Better Dig Two,” “Done,” “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” and “Chainsaw.”

Watch the music video for “Live Forever” below.

The Band Perry announces new album “Heart + Beat”

9 Oct

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The Band Perry have announced the details for their upcoming album.

The American country band – consisting of siblings Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry – christened their next studio collection “Heart + Beat” and will release it on November 20 through Big Machine Records and Republic Records.

Current single “Live Forever” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Jenna Andrews, whose other credits include Jessie J’s “Personal” [Republic] and Tori Kelly’s “Bottled Up” [Capitol].

Other musicians backing The Band Perry on “Heart + Beat” are RedOne (Jennifer Lopez), Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry), Benny Cassette (Miguel), Stargate (Rihanna), Will IDAP (Cover Drive) and Dann Huff (Taylor Swift).

The group’s previous studio collection, 2013’s “Pioneer,” peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Better Dig Two,” “Done,” “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” and “Chainsaw.”

Watch the music video for “Live Forever” below.

Taylor Swift unleashes “Wildest Dreams” music video

31 Aug

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Taylor Swift has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Wildest Dreams” to her Vevo channel on Sunday (August 30, 2015).

“Wildest Dreams” was penned by Swift along with regular songwriting and production duo Max Martin (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly) and Karl “Shellback” Schuster (Christina Aguilera, Adam Lambert).

Video treatment was handled by Joseph Khan, who is also behind Britney Spears’ “Perfume” [RCA], Shakira’s “Can’t Remember to Forget You” f/ Rihanna [Sony Music Latin] and Mariah Carey’s “Beautiful” f/ Miguel [Def Jam].

Swift’s latest studio collection “1989” – featuring previous smash singles “Shake it Off,” “Fashion,” “Blank Space” and “Bad Blood” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Big Machine Records.

The multi-platinum selling CD boasts additional alliances with Mattman & Robin (Hailee Steinfeld, Ellie Goulding), Jack Antonoff (Sia, Carly Rae Jepsen), Ryan Tedder (Adele, Beyonce), Ali Payami (The Weeknd, Demi Lovato), Greg Kurstin (Dido, Kelly Clarkson) and Noel Zancanella (Leona Lewis, Olly Murs).

Watch the music video for “Wildest Dreams” below.

Taylor Swift confirms title for new single

5 Aug

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Taylor Swift has announced the title for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “Wildest Dreams” as the next promotional cut from her latest album, “1989,” out now via Big Machine Records.

Swift wrote “Wildest Dreams” along with regular collaborators Max Martin (Kelis, Britney Spears) and Shellback (Usher, Christina Aguilera).

The track follows the Kendrick Lamar-assisted “Bad Blood,” which peaked to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

In addition to Martin and Shellback, “1989” boasts additional alliances with Jack Antonoff (Sia, Tinashe), Ali Payami (The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding), Greg Kurstin (Beyonce, Lana Del Rey) and Ryan Tedder (Madonna, Gwen Stefani).

Watch the music video for “Bad Blood” below.

Taylor Swift premieres “Bad Blood” music video

18 May

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Taylor Swift has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer and songwriter posted the visual clip for “Bad Blood” – featuring Kendrick Lamar – to her Vevo channel on Sunday (May 17, 2015).

“Bad Blood” was written by Swift along with regular collaborators Max Martin (Dido, Kelly Clarkson) and Shellback (Maroon 5, Adam Lambert).

Video treatment was handled by Joseph Khan, whose other credits include Britney Spears’ “Perfume” [RCA], Shakira’s “Can’t Remember to Forget You” [Sony Music Latin] and Mariah Carey’s “#Beautiful” [Def Jam].

Swift’s latest album “1989” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Style,” “Blank Space” and “Shake it Off” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Big Machine Records.

Watch the music video for “Bad Blood” below.

Taylor Swift premieres “Style” music video

15 Feb

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Taylor Swift has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the Kyle Newman-directed clip for “Style” to her official Vevo page on Friday (February 13, 2015).

“Style” was co-written by Swift along with Ali Payami, whose other credits include Lea Michele’s “1000 Needles” [Columbia Records] and Ariana Grande’s “Love Me Harder” f/ The Weeknd [Republic Records].

Production duties on “Style” were handled by regular collaborators Max Martin and Shellback, who have also worked with Britney Spears (“I Wanna Go”), Avril Lavigne (“What the Hell”) and Christina Aguilera (“Your Body”).

Swift’s latest studio collection “1989” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Shake it Off” and “Blank Page” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Big Machine Records.

Watch the music video for “Style” below.