Tag Archives: BMG Records

Avril Lavigne works with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem for new album

2 Sep

Avril Lavigne has worked with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem for her next album.

The American record producer and songwriter is known for helming singles performed by Rihanna (“SOS”), Charlie Puth (“Dangerously”), Fefe Dobson (“Stuttering”), Jason Derulo (“Whatcha Say”), Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”), Sean Kingston (“Beautiful Girls”), Leona Lewis (“Better in Time”), Nicki Minaj (“Fly”), Iyaz (“Replay”) and Cover Drive (“Lick Ya Down”).

Rotem’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters including Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Kara DioGuardi, Marty James, Cathy Dennis, James Fauntleroy, Andrea Martin, Wayne Hector, Frankie Storm, Sean Douglas, Lyrica Anderson, Ross Golan, Tiffany Fred, Harold Lilly, and Stefanie Fair.

Meanwhile, Lavigne has parted ways with her former label Epic Records and is expected to release sixth studio collection later this year via BMG Records.

The still-untitled collection follows Lavigne’s 2013 self-titled album, which peaked to number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Here’s to Never Growing Up” and “Rock n Roll.”

Watch the music video for “Let Me Go” below.

Kylie Minogue hits the studio with Sky Adams

31 Aug

Kylie Minogue has teamed up with Sky Adams for a new collaboration.

The African German record producer and songwriter is known for his works with Zak Abel (“All I Ever Do is Say Goodbye”), Effie (“Pressure”), Rizzle Kicks (“Always Late”), Koda Kumi (“Hurricane”), Rochelle (“You Got Something”) and Yellow Claw & Yade Lauren (“Love and War”).

Adams’ resume boasts additional alliances with fellow songwriters including Amy Wadge, Knightstarr, Maegan Cottone, Tebey Ottoh, Victoria Horn, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Ali Tennant, Fiona Bevan, Tom Aspaul, Grace Tither, Danny Shah, Guy Chambers, Pam Sheyne, Ki Fitzgerald, and Gina Kushka.

Minogue, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourteenth album and follow-up to 2015’s “Kylie Christmas” later this year via BMG Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift), Chris DeStefano (Kelly Clarkson), Steve McEwan (Carrie Underwood), Richard “Biff” Stannard (Sam Smith), Cutfather (Olly Murs), Luke Fitton (Tom Grennan), Guy Chambers (Marlon Roudette), Sigala (Craig David), DJ Fresh (Elle Eyre) and The Invisible Men (Rita Ora).

Watch the music video for “Come Into My World” below.

Fergie reveals tracklisting for sophomore album “Double Dutchess”

20 Aug

American singer/songwriter Stacy Ann Ferguson, known mononymously as Fergie, has revealed the tracklisting for her second album, “Double Dutchess,” which will arrive later this year via Dutchess Music / BMG Records.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” boasts songwriting contributions from Rock City (Usher), Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald (Zendaya), George Pajon (Ricky Martin), Justin Tranter (Britney Spears), Diana Gordon (Rita Ora) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Chris Brown).

On the production front, Fergie has teamed up with Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Polow Da Don (Robin Thicke), DJ Mustard (Tinashe), RoccStar (Prince Royce), Keith Harris (Mary J. Blige), Philip “Hardwork” Contable (Sean Paul), Dr. Luke (Meghan Trainor) and Cirkut (The Weeknd).

See the tracklisting for “Double Dutchess” below.

(1) Hungry / (2) Like it Ain’t Nuttin / (3) You Already Know / (4) Just Like You / (5) A Little Work / (6) Life Goes On / (7) M.I.L.F. $ / (8) Save it Til Morning / (9) Enchanté (Carine) / (10) Tension / (11) L.A. Love (La La) / (12) Love is Blind / (13) Love is Pain

Kylie Minogue enlists Amy Wadge for new album

22 Jul

Kylie Minogue has enlisted the songwriting services of Amy Wadge for her upcoming 14th album, which will arrive later this year via BMG Records.

Wadge’s extensive resume boasts works with Ed Sheeran (“Thinking Out Loud”), Jasmine Thompson (“Let Myself Try”), Molly Kate Kestner (“I Don’t Know”), Geri Halliwell (“If You Love Someone”), Una Healy (“Stay My Love”), Jamie Lawson (“Don’t Let Me Let You Go”) and James Blunt (“Paradise”).

Fans of her works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Janella Monae, Dakota, Zak Abel, Mahalia, Tom Grennan, Marlon Roudette, Nina Nesbitt, Jessie Ware, Keith Urban, Anne-Marie, Kacey Musgraves, Mullally, Dan Caplen, Ella Henderson, Dagny, James TW, Liv Dawson, Betsy, Aston Merrygold, Jorja Smith, Max George, Lily Moore, Conrad Sewell, and Gryffin.

Other songwriters and producers expected to appear on Minogue’s next project, which follows 2015’s “Kylie Christmas,” are Richard “Biff” Stannard, Karen Poole, Luke Fitton, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, The Invisible Men, Grace Barker, Chris DeStefano, Gina Kushka, Cutfather, Bonnie McKee, and Guy Chambers.

Watch the music video for “Spinning Around” below.

Kylie Minogue hits the studio with Karen Poole, Eyelar Mirzazadeh for new album

29 Apr

Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has teamed up with Karen Poole and Eyelar Mirzazadeh for a new collaboration.

Poole previously co-wrote songs for Minogue alongside fellow musicians Johnny Douglas (“Chocolate”), Richard “Biff” Stannard (“City Games”), Jonas Quant (“No More Rain”), Matt Prime (“Cried Out Christmas”), Calvin Harris (“Heart Beat Rock”), Greg Kurstin (“Wow”), Matt Schwartz (“Sparks”), Paul Harris (“Timebomb”), Chris Loco (“Fine”) and Bloodshy & Avant (“Nudity”).

Meanwhile, Eyelar’s songwriting resume boasts works with Taya (“Got Me Wondering”), Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Redlight (“Here with Me”), Diztortion (“I’ll Be There”), Yellow Claw (“Catch Me”) and R3hab (“Get Up”).

Fans of Dutch songbird’s work should also keep an eye on the next projects by RAYE, Karen Harding, Anne-Marie, Liza Owen, AYDEN, Kyla Smith, Clean Bandit, KStewart, Rita Ora, Sigma, Macy Maloy, Kara Marni, Tamera Foster, Mali-Koa, and LOVELLE.

Minogue, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourteenth album and follow-up to 2015’s “Kylie Christmas” later this year via BMG Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Guy Chambers, Lauren Aquilina, Cutfather, Gina Kushka, Daniel Davidsen, Bonnie McKee, Peter Wallevik, Grace Barker, Luke Fitton, and The Invisible Men.

Listen to the audio clip for “Heart Beat Rock” below.

Kylie Minogue reunites with Richard “Biffco” Stannard for new album

15 Feb

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Kylie Minogue has reunited with Richard Stannard for her upcoming album.

The British record producer and songwriter previously teamed up with Minogue on “Please Stay,” “Light Years,” “Love at First Sight,” “In Your Eyes,” “Love Affair,” “Boy,” “Loving Days,” “The One,” “Stars,” “Simple Boy,” “Attention Seeker,” “Sexual Gold,” “What’s it Gonna Take,” “Ruffle My Feathers,” “Fall for You,” “Something to Believe In,” and the Calvin Harris-assisted “In My Arms.”

Stannard has also worked with Ellie Goulding (“Lights”), Sophie Ellis Bextor (“Bittersweet”), Gabrielle (“Falling”), Alesha Dixon (“Ting-A-Ling”), Pixie Lott (“Nobody Does it Better”), James Arthur (“Lie Down”), Fleur East (“Missiles”), Leona Lewis (“One More Sleep”), Medina (“We Survive”), Ella Henderson (“Billie Holiday”) and Mutya Keisha Siobhan (“Beat Has Gone”).

Meanwhile, Minogue is expected to release her fourteenth studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Kylie Christmas” later this year via BMG Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Guy Chambers, Karen Poole, Cutfather, Gina Kushka, Daniel Davidsen, Bonnie McKee, Peter Wallevik, Grace Barker, and The Invisible Men.

Watch the music video for “Please Stay” below.