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Tinashe drafts Shungudzo, MNEK for new collaboration

12 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has drafted Shungudzo and MNEK for a new song entitled “Eat You Up” (as per ASCAP Reportery).

Having contributed to the next projects by Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Alina Baraz and Sabina Ddumba; Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-penning Little Mix’s “Touch,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Meanwhile, recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Raye’s “You Don’t Know Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Olly Murs’ “Private.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore studio collection “Joyride” early next year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly delivers additional alliances from StarGate, Ester Dean, Supa Dups, Nineteen85, Fred Ball, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, Hitmaka, Gabrielle Nowee, A1, Komi Al-Hakam, Benny Cassette, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for Shungudzo’s “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

Kelly Clarkson liberates new studio collection “Meaning of Life”

27 Oct

Kelly Clarkson has liberated her eighth studio collection online.

“Meaning of Life” – featuring promotional singles “Love So Soft” and the Molly Kate Kestner-penned “Move You” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Piece By Piece” boasts productions from Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna), Nick Ruth (Carly Rae Jepsen), Mick Schultz (Lights), Greg Kurstin (John Legend), Nova Wav (Kehlani) and The Monarch (Chris Brown).

On the songwriting front, Clarkson has also worked with Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (James Blunt), Priscilla Renea (Mary J. Blige), Ilsey Juber (Jessica Simpson), Audra Mae (Melanie Fiona), Katie Pearlman (Superfruit), Jessica “Harloe” Karpov (Nick Jonas) and Michael Pollack (Charli XCX).

Stream “Meaning of Life” below.

Keyshia Cole liberates new studio collection “11:11 Reset”

21 Oct

Keyshia Cole has liberated her new studio collection online.

“11:11 Reset” – featuring promotional singles “You,” “Incapable,” “Best Friend” and “Vault” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts songwriting contributions from Elijah Blake, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Eric Dawkins, Marcella “Ms. Lago” Araica, Sam Hook, Tenisha Younger, Jeremih, and Rock City.

On the production front, Cole has worked with Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Edgar “JV” Etienne, Orlando Williamson, Nathaniel “Danja” Hills, Eric Hudson, Aaron Rogers, Damon Thomas, Kevin Randolph, Uforo “Bongo'” Ebong, Rashad Johnson, Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson, and NOVAWAV.

Stream “11:11 Reset” below.

Kelly Clarkson unwraps tracklisting for new album “Meaning of Life”

30 Sep

Kelly Clarkson has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming eighth album “Meaning of Life,” which will arrive on October 27 via Atlantic Records.

Featuring current singles “Love So Soft” and “Move on You;” the follow-up to 2015’s “Piece By Piece” boasts songwriting contributions from MoZella (Charlie Puth), Audra Mae (Fantasia), Priscilla Renea (Alicia Keys), Ilsey Juber (Beyonce), Harloe (Nick Jonas) and Michael Pollack (Charli XCX).

On the production front, Clarkson has worked with Greg Kurstin (Katy Perry), Jesse Shatkin (Sia), Mick Schultz (Kelly Clarkson), Jonathan Rotem (Usher), Nova Wav (Britney Spears), Jussi Illmari (Alma), Nick Ruth (Mikky Ekko), Diztortion (Rihanna) and Kuya Productions (Alessia Cara).

See the tracklisting for “Meaning of Life” below.

(1) A Minute (Intro) / (2) Love So Soft / (3) Heat / (4) Meaning of Life / (5) Move You / (6) Whole Lotta Woman / (7) Medicine / (8) Cruel / (9) Didn’t I / (10) Would You Call That Love / (11) I Don’t Think About You / (12) Slow Dance / (13) Don’t You Pretend / (14) Go High

Keyshia Cole schedules release date for new album “11:11 Reset”

17 Sep

Keyshia Cole has scheduled the release date for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter will drop “11:11 Reset” – featuring lead single “You” – on October 20th via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

Current promotional single “Incapable” – which was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Tenisha Younger, and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Teyana Taylor), Detail (Beyonce), Eric Bellinger (Sevyn Streeter), Blu June (Kelly Clarkson), Edgar “JV” Etienne (La’Porsha Renae), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle) and Sam Hook (August Alsina).

Stream the audio clip for “Incapable” below.

Tinashe enlists NOVA WAV for new collaboration

27 Aug

Tinashe has enlisted NOVA WAV for a new collaboration.

The American songwriting and production duo (composed of Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney) are responsible for Kehlani’s “CRZY,” taken from the artist’s debut studio collection “SweetSexySavage,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

NOVA WAV’s resume boasts further works with Ariana Grande (“Best Mistake”), Britney Spears (“Hard to Forget Ya”), August Alsina (“Drugs”), Tessanne Chin (“Love Suicide”) and Bobby Valentino (“Tipsey Love”).

Meanwhile, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore album “Joyride” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Komi Hakam, Ester Dean, Arrow Benjamin, Hitmaka, Max Martin, Benny Cassette, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, and Stargate.

Tinashe’s current promotional single “Flame” – which was co-written by Ilsey Juber, Simon Wilcox, Nasri Atweh, and Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Flame” below.

Keyshia Cole announces details for new promotional single

24 Aug

Keyshia Cole has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Incapable” as her next promotional cut and will release it on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Incapable” was co-written with Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland), Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee (Rita Ora, K. Michelle), Tenisha Younger (Case, Trey Songz) and Nathaniel “Danja” Hills (Ciara, Justin Timberlake).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cole’s upcoming seventh studio collection “11:11 Reset” – featuring previous single “You” – will arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Point of No Return” delivers further contributions from Harmony Samuels (Brandy), Sam Hook (August Alsina), Detail (Jhene Aiko), Eric Bellinger (Usher), Blu June (Mariah Carey), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Nathan Sykes), Verse Simmonds (Iggy Azealia) and Rock City (Kevin Gates).

Stream the audio clip for “You” below.