Tag Archives: Billy Walsh

Dua Lipa enlists Billy Walsh for new collaboration

18 Mar

Dua Lipa has enlisted Billy Walsh for a new collaboration.

The Canadian songwriter, fashion stylist, and designer is known for co-writing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” The Weeknd’s “Die for You,” Camila Cabello’s “Real Friends,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Khalid’s “Stay,” Tinashe’s “Party Favors,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further songwriting contributions from Lindy Robbins, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sasha Sloan, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Kennedi, Ilsey Juber, Sarah Hudson, and Tove Lo – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records.

On the production front, the “New Rules” singer has reportedly worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Pharrell Williams, Joel Little, Grades, King Henry, Boi-1da, Frank Dukes, Nineteen85, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Fred Ball, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin.

Stream the audio clip for “Swan Song” below.

MØ releases new promotional single “Imaginary Friend”

21 Sep

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

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

The track was co-written by Noonie Bao alongside Billy Walsh and Illangelo, who are also responsible for Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Majid Jordan’s “Something About You,” and Emeli Sande’s “Starlight.”

MØ’s upcoming sophomore album “Forever Neverland” – featuring previous singles “Nostalgia,” “Sun in Our Eyes” and “Way Down” – is scheduled to arrive on October 19 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Cara Salimando, Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, Sarah Aarons, Madison Love, Jaramye Daniels, and Charli XCX.

On the production front, MØ has worked with Stint, Frank Dukes, Scribz Riley, John Hill, Diplo, King Henry, Hudson Mohawke, What So Not, James Flannigan, MantraBeats, and Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Imaginary Friend” below.

Khalid liberates new promotional single “Stay”

15 Jun

American singer/songwriter Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, has liberated his new promotional single online.

“Stay” – which appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Uncle Drew” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Scribz Riley alongside Billy Walsh, who has also worked with Alicia Keys (“In Common”), The Weeknd (“True Colors”), Camila Cabello (“Real Friends”) and Emeli Sande (“Starlight”).

Production duties on “Stay” were handled by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Stargate, whose other credits include Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Daya’s “New,” Majid Jordan’s “Body Talk,” Tinashe’s “Faded Love,” Ne-Yo’s “Push Back,” and Sabrina Carpenter’s “Almost Love.”

Khalid’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Sam Romans, Hit-Boy, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Stay” below.

Lykke Li confirms new album “So Sad So Sexy”

19 Apr

Lykke Li has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The Swedish singer/songwriter christened her fourth studio collection “So Sad So Sexy” and will release it on June 8 via LL Recordings / RCA Records.

Current promotional singles “Hard Rain” (produced by Rostam Batmanglij) and “Deep End” (co-written by Ilsey Juber and Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk with collective production duties from Jeff Bhasker, Malay, and T-Minus) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Lykke Li’s last album, 2014’s “I Never Learn,” peaked to number twenty-nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “No Rest for the Wicked,” “Gunshot” and “Never Gonna Love Again.”

See the tracklisting for “So Sad So Sexy” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Max Martin, Ali Payami, Stephan Moccio, Paul E. Phamous, Billy Walsh, and Skrillex – below.

(1) Hard Rain / (2) Deep End / (3) Two Nights / (4) Last Piece / (5) Jaguars in the Air / (6) Sex Money Feelings Die / (7) So Sad So Sexy / (8) Better Alone / (9) Bad Woman / (10) Utopia

Diana Gordon reunites with Justin Tranter for new collaboration

30 Mar

American singer/songwriter Diana Gordon has reunited with fellow musician Justin Tranter for a new collaboration.

Tranter and Gordon previously co-wrote “Tension” for Fergie alongside the song’s producer Alessandro “Alesso” Lindbald. The track appears on Fergie’s sophomore studio collection, “Double Dutchess,” which peaked to number nineteen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Tranter’s credits also include Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel,” Billy Raffoul’s “Acoustic,” Julia Michaels’ “Are You,” Camila Cabello’s “Into It,” Nick Jonas’ “Home,” Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” and Britney Spears’ “Slumber Party.”

Gordon’s upcoming project – which reportedly features further contributions from Chris Loco and Devonte Hynes – is expected to arrive later this year.

As a songwriter, Gordon recently co-wrote “The Kids Are Alright” for Chloe x Halle alongside Tayla Parx. The track appears on the duo’s debut album of the same name, out now via Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Gordon also provided guest vocals on Somewhere Else’s current promotional single “Uh Huh” and co-wrote it with group members Billy Walsh and Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese.

Stream the audio clip for “Uh Huh” below.

Charlie Puth drafts Kehlani for new promotional single “Done for Me”

16 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has drafted fellow recording artist Kehlani for his new promotional single.

“Done for Me” – which was co-written by Jacob “JKash” Kasher and co-produced by John “JRY” Ryan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth’s sophomore album “Voicenotes” – featuring previous singles “How Long,” “If You Leave Me Now” and “Attention” – is scheduled to arrive on May 11 via APG / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly boasts further contributions from Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson, Ammo, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Sean Douglas, Jason Evigan, Billy Walsh, Ian Kirkpatrick, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, Ilsey Juber, Eskeerdo, Toby Gad, Pharrell Williams, and Babyface.

Stream the audio clip for “Done for Me” below.

Camila Cabello releases debut studio collection “Camila”

12 Jan

Cuban-American singer/songwriter Camila Cabello has released her debut studio collection under Syco Music and Epic Records online.

“Camila” – featuring promotional singles “Havana,” “Never be the Same” and “Real Friends” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project was prominently produced by Frank Dukes, whose resume boasts additional works with Lorde’s “Greenlight,” Zayn Malik’s “Still Got Time,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Frank Ocean’s “Biking,” Bebe Rexha’s “Comfortable,” and Justine Skye’s “Good Love.”

Other album contributors include Pharrell Williams, Sasha Sloan, Ryan Tedder, Noonie Bao, Jeff Gitty, Skrillex, Ilsey Juber, Louis Bell, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Starrah, Andrew Watt, Madison Love, Billy Walsh, Amy Wadge, JHart, Nicolle Galyon, Te Whiti Warbick, Emily Weisband, Jesse Saint John, Sarah Hudson, T-Minus, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, and The Futuristics.

Stream “Camila” below.