Tag Archives: Brett McLaughlin

Grace Mitchell delivers new promotional single “Riiich”

10 Nov

Grace Mitchell has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Riich” – which was written by Mitchell alongside Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic and Noel Zancanella – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Riiich” were collectively handled by Tedder and Zach Skelton, who are also responsible for Rachel Platten’s “Labels,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” and James Blunt’s “Love Me Better.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mitchell’s upcoming project – featuring the Martin Johnson-produced “Come Back for You,” Cara Salimando-penned “French Becky” and Teddy Geiger-assisted “Capital Letters” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin, Julie Frost, Francis “Eg” White, Justin Tranter, Emily Warren, Jussi “Jussifer” Illmari, Alex Hope, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, and Jesse Shatkin.

Stream the audio clip for “Riiich” below.

Sabrina Carpenter hits the studio with StarGate for new collaboration

5 Nov

American singer, songwriter, and actress Sabrina Carpenter has drafted Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian songwriting and production duo StarGate for a new collaboration.

StarGate recently co-wrote and produced “Body Talk,” taken from Canadian R&B duo Majid Jordan’s sophomore studio collection under OVO Music and Warner Brothers Records, “The Space Between.”

Other songwriting and production credits by StarGate include Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” Daya’s “New,” Camila Cabello’s “OMG,” Rachel Platten’s “Broken Glass,” OneRepublic’s “No Vacancy,” Julia Michaels’ “Issues,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got Time,” and Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty.”

Meanwhile, Carpenter is expected to release her third studio collection – featuring the Leland-penned / Jonas Jeberg-produced lead single “Why” – early next year via Universal Music Group / Hollywood Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Evolution” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Jonas Blue (Craig David), Jin Jin (Yebba Smith), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), JHart (Kelsea Ballerini) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Carly Rae Jepsen).

Stream the acoustic version of “Why” below.

Rachel Platten delivers new studio collection “Waves”

27 Oct

Rachel Platten has delivered her new studio collection online.

“Waves” – featuring promotional singles “Broken Glass,” “Perfect for You” and “Collide” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Album songwriters include Lindy Robbins (Faith Hill), Sean Douglas (Demi Lovato), Nate Cyphert (Kenzie May), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan), Sam Martin (Colbie Caillat) and Mitch Allan (Bebe Rexha).

The follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” also boasts productions from StarGate (Beyonce), Jason Evigan (Prince Royce), Mstr Rogers (Ella Eyre), Ian Kirkpatrick (Fleur East), Busbee (Maren Morris), Jon Levine (Kat Dahlia), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Zach Skelton (Camila Cabello) and Jonas Jeberg (Daya).

Stream “Waves” below.

Daya hits the studio with Sean Douglas for new collaboration

26 Oct

Daya has recorded new material with Sean Douglas.

The American songwriter recently co-penned “Sorry Not Sorry” for Demi Lovato alongside Warren “Oak” Felder, Zaire Kaolo, and Trevor Brown. The track peaked to number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles.

Other notable songwriting credits by Douglas include Thomas Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Chris Brown’s “Zero,” Fifth Harmony’s “Sledgehammer,” RedOne’s “Don’t You Need Somebody,” Dua Lipa’s “Garden,” and The Chainsmokers’ “Honest.”

Meanwhile, Daya is expected to release her sophomore studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Toby Gad (John Legend), Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), Deputy (Mack Wilds), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello), Jesse Saint John (Marina Diamandis), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe) and Simon Wilcox (Britney Spears).

Daya’s current promotional single “New” – which was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin and James Newman alongside the song’s producers Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza and Stargate (aka Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “New” below.

Rachel Platten shares new promotional single “Collide”

21 Oct

Rachel Platten has shared her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Cameron Jaymes of Christian music band Jaymes Reunion alongside Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Busbee (Gwen Stefani, Maren Morris) and Jason Evigan (Rita Ora, Britney Spears).

Platten’s upcoming studio collection “Waves” – featuring previous promotional singles “Broken Glass” and “Perfect for You” – will arrive on October 27th via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further songwriting contributions from Sean Douglas (Jason Derulo), Nate Cyphert (Kenzie May), Leland (Troye Sivan), Sam Martin (Colbie Caillat) and Mitch Allan (Jasmine Thompson).

On the production front, Platten has worked with StarGate (Pink), Jarrad Rogers (Ella Eyre), Ian Kirkpatrick (Dua Lipa), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Jonas Jeberg (Kylie Minogue) and Zach Skelton (Hailee Steinfeld).

Stream the audio clip for “Collide” below.

Jaira Burns announces details for new promotional single

17 Oct

Jaira Burns has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “High Rollin'” as her next promotional cut and will release it on October 20 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Cara Salimando alongside Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, whose other credits include Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Martin Garrix’s “There for You,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Why,” Troye Sivan’s “Youth,” Allie X’s “Paper Love,” Daya’s “Cool,” and Kat Graham’s “Secrets.”

Production duties on “High Rollin'” were handled by Alex Schwartz and Joe Khajadourian of The Futuristics, who are also responsible for Alex Aiono’s “Does it Feel Like Falling,” Liz Huett’s “STFU & Hold Me,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “Bad Things,” Natalie La Rose’s “Somebody,” and Trey Songz’s “Serve it Up.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Burns’ upcoming project – featuring previous promotional singles “Ugly” and “Burn Slow” – is expected to arrive next year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Burn Slow” below.

Daya announces new promotional single details

10 Oct

Daya has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Grace Martine Tandon) christened “New” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on October 12 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan, Selena Gomez), James Newman (Kesha, Hailee Steinfeld), Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza (Rita Ora, Nick Jonas) and Stargate (Beyonce, Christina Milian).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Daya’s forthcoming second studio collection is expected to arrive early next year via ARTBEATZ Entertainment / Sony Music Red.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Sit Still, Look Pretty” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Toby Gad (Pixie Lott, Natasha Bedingfield), Sasha Sloan (Alma, Camila Cabello), Deputy (Raye, Mack Wilds), Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato) and Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe, Era Istrefi).

Watch the music video for “Hide Away” below.