Tag Archives: Brittany Hazzard

Madonna unveils artwork, tracklisting, release date for new album “Madame X”

17 Apr

Madonna has unveiled the artwork, release date, and tracklisting for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter will release her fourteenth studio collection, “Madame X,” on June 14 via Interscope Records.

Lead promotional single “Medellin” – featuring Maluma – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Madonna on “Madame X” are Mike Dean, Starrah, Jeff Bhasker, Fred Ball, Billboard, Stiven Rojas, Edgar Barrera, Diplo, Jason Evigan, and Mirwais Ahmadzaï.

See the tracklisting for “Madame X” below.

(1) Medellin / (2) Dark Ballet / (3) God Control / (4) Future / (5) Batuka / (6) Killers Who are Partying / (7) Crave / (8) Crazy / (9) Come Alive / (10) Faz Gostoso / (11) Bitch I’m Loca / (12) I Don’t Search I Find / (13) I Rise

 

Madonna drafts Maluma for new single “Medellin”

15 Apr

Madonna has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Madonna Louise Ciccone) christened “Medellin” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming fourteenth album, “Madame X,” which will arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

As reported in various media outlets, “Medellin” – which features fellow recording artist Maluma – is scheduled to drop on April 17 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the musicians backing Madonna on “Madame X,” which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Rebel Heart,” are Mike Dean, Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, Fred Ball, Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe, and Mirwais Ahmadzaï.

Lauren Jauregui releases new promotional single “More Than That”

11 Jan

Lauren Jauregui has released her new promotional single online.

“More Than That” – which was written by Jauregui alongside Hue “SoundzFire” Strother and Charles “Prince Charlez” Jr. – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “More Than That” were collectively handled by Shane “Murda Beatz” Lindstrom (Bebe Rexha, Cardi B) and Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak (Khalid, Normani Kordei).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jauregui’s upcoming debut project – featuring the Kid Harpoon-produced lead single “Expectations” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Syco Music / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from The Rascals, Nija Charles, Rami Yacoub, Caroline Ailin, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Ilsey Juber, Rob Knox, Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, and Ed Drewett.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than That” below.

Madonna reunites with Mike Dean for new collaboration

28 Oct

Madonna has reunited with Mike Dean for a new collaboration.

The American hip hop record producer previously teamed up with Madonna on “Illuminati,” “Holy Water,” “Inside Out,” “Auto-Tune Baby” and “S.E.X.,” taken from her 2015 album, “Rebel Heart.”

Dean’s resume boasts additional works with Beyonce (“Love Drought”), Christina Aguilera (“Accelerate”), Teyana Taylor (“Gonna Love Me”), The Weeknd (“Tell Your Friends”), Grace Carter (“Ashes”), Justin Bieber (“No Sense”) and The Carters (“Boss”).

Meanwhile, Madonna is currently working on her upcoming album under album under Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

Besides regular collaborator Mirwais Ahmadzaï, the still-untitled project reportedly features further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball (Rihanna, Toni Braxton), Starrah (Normani, Calvin Harris), Billboard (Ariana Grande, Britney Spears).

Stream the audio clip for “Inside Out” below.

Normani taps Calvin Harris for new singles “Checklist” and “Slow Down”

23 Oct

Normani has tapped the production services of Calvin Harris for her new singles.

“Checklist” (which was co-written by Starrah) and “Slow Down” (which was co-written by Jessie Reyez) are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides recently topping the UK Singles Chart with Sam Smith (“Promises”) and Dua Lipa (“One Kiss”), Harris also wrote and produced tracks for Rihanna (“We Found Love”), Kylie Minogue (“Too Much”), Sophie Ellis Bextor (“Off and On”), Rita Ora (“I Will Never Let You Down”) and Mary J. Blige (“One Life”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani is currently working on her upcoming debut album under Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Stargate, Boi-1da, DJ Mustard, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, London on Da Track, Joel Little, Sevn Thomas, D’Mile, Jimmy Napes, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clips for “Checklist” and “Slow Down” below.

Normani taps Ester Dean for new collaboration

15 Sep

Normani has tapped Ester Dean for new a collaboration.

Dean’s extensive songwriting resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Say My Name”), Katy Perry (“Peacock”), Britney Spears (“Selfish”), Christina Aguilera (“Not Myself Tonight”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Right There”), Beyonce (“Start Over”), Keri Hilson (“Lose Control”) and Nicki Minaj (“By My Side”).

Her debut EP “Miss Ester Dean” – featuring productions from Polow Da Don (“That Girl”), DJ Mustard (“New Shit”), Kane Beatz (“Any Other Way”), Cook Classics (“Fuck It”) and The Featherstones (“Jealous”) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Normani is currently working on her debut project under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Other songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Tayla Parx, Jimmy Napes, Raye, Justin Tranter, Kito, Victoria Monet, Michah Powell, Starrah, Jude Demorest, Caroline Ailin, August Rigo, and Jozzy.

Stream “Miss Ester Dean” below.

Nicki Minaj unleashes new album “Queen”

11 Aug

Nicki Minaj has unleashed her fourth studio collection.

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

The follow-up to 2014’s “The Pinkprint” boasts guest appearances from Foxy Brown (“Coco Chanel”), The Weeknd (“Thought I Knew You”), Ariana Grande (“Bed”), Future (“Sir”), Swae Lee (“Chun Swae”), Lil Wayne (“Rich Sex”) and Eminem & Labrinth (“Majesty”).

On the songwriting and production front, Minaj has worked with Cirkut, Starrah, J. Reid, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Ben Billions, LunchMoney Lewis, Murda Beatz, Sevn Thomas, Metro Boomin, Rasool Diaz, Mike WiLL Made It, JMike, Kane Beatz, Frank Dukes, Christopher Braide, and Mel & Mus.

Stream the audio clip for “Queen” below.