Tag Archives: Capitol Records

Sam Smith enlists Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt for new collaboration

19 Sep

British singer/songwriter Samuel Frederick Smith, known professionally as Sam Smith, has enlisted Ali Tamposi and Andrew Watt for a new collaboration.

The songwriting production duo recently helmed “Liar” by Camila Cabello alongside Jordan Johnson and Stefan Johnson of The Monsters & Strangerz. The track – which samples Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” and Ace of Base’s “All That She Wants” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Other notable credits by Tamposi and Wyatt are Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Senorita,” Cardi B’s “Through Your Phone,” Rita Ora and Liam Payne’s “For You,” Charlotte Lawrence’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Marshmello and Selena Gomez’s “Wolves,” DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber’s “Let Me Love You,” and The Chainsmokers and Bebe Rexha’s “Call You Mine.”

Meanwhile, Smith is expected to release his upcoming third album – featuring singles “Dancing With a Stranger” (with Normani) and “How Do You Sleep?” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” boasts further contributions from Ryan Tedder (Beyonce, Charlie Puth), Louis Bell (Halsey, Post Malone), Amy Allen (Dinah Jane, Jon Bellion), Two Inch Punch (Sinead Harnett, Becky Hill), Kamille (Mabel, Lianne La Havas) and Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Craig David).

Watch the music video for “How Do You Sleep?” below.

 

Halsey confirms details for third album “Manic”

13 Sep

Halsey has confirmed the details for her upcoming third album.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed her next studio collection “Manic” and will release it on 17 January 2020 via Capitol Records.

Current single “Graveyard” – which was co-written by Halsey and Amy Allen and collectively produced by Jon Bellion, Louis Bell, Ojivolta, and The Monsters & Strangerz – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2017’s “Hopeless Foundation Kingdom,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Now or Never,” “Bad at Love” and “Alone.”

Stream the audio clip for “Graveyard” below.

 

Tiwa Savage releases new single “49-99”

8 Sep

Tiwa Savage has released her new single online.

“49-99” – which was produced by Phillip “Pheelz” Moses and co-written by Savage alongside fellow recording artist Olamide – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Nigerian singer/songwriter’s upcoming project – which serves as the follow-up to 2017’s “Sugarcane” EP – is expected to arrive later this year via Motown / Capitol Records (US) and Island Records (UK).

Savage recently recorded the track “Keys To the Kingdom,” taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “The Lion King: The Gift,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Furthermore, Savage’s songwriting credits include Monica’s “Catch Me,” Kenny Lattimore’s “Built to Last,” Chrisette Michele’s “A Couple of Forevers,” Fantasia Barrino’s “Cornbread and Collard Greens,” Miranda Brooke’s “Hater,” Jaicko’s “Oh Yeah,” and Kat DeLuna’s “Push Push.”

Watch the music video for “49-99” below.

 

Halsey confirms details for new single “Graveyard”

3 Sep

Halsey has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Ashley Frangipane) has christened “Graveyard” as her next promotional cut and will release it on September 13 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was collectively helmed by Jon Bellion alongside Amy Allen (Sam Smith, Dinah Jane), Ojivolta (Ava Max, Christina Aguilera), Louis Bell (Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Bebe Rexha, Ellie Goulding).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Halsey’s upcoming third album – featuring previous singles “Nightmare” and “Without Me” – is expected to arrive later this year/early next year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Nightmare” below.

 

Tori Kelly releases new album “Inspired By True Events”

9 Aug

American singer, songwriter and record producer Tori Kelly has released her new album under Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

“Inspired By True Events” – featuring singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Language” and “2 Places” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project project was prominently produced by Jimmy Napes, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“When You’re Gone”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Rita Ora (“Velvet Rope”).

Other album contributors include Noel Zancanella, Ashley Gorley, Britten Newbill, Mike Elizondo, Tayla Parx, Justin Tranter, Audra Mae, Nate Campany, Hayley Warner, Dante Jones, Drew Love, and Bruno Major.

Stream “Inspired By True Events” below.

Katy Perry liberates new single “Small Talk”

9 Aug

Katy Perry has liberated her new single online.

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

The track was written by Perry alongside Charlie Puth (Zara Larsson, Liam Payne), Jacob Kasher Hindlin (Meghan Trainor, Bebe Rexha) and Johan Carlsson (Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato).

Perry’s upcoming fifth album – featuring previous single “Never Really Over” (which was collectively produced by Zedd and Dreamlab) – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2017’s “Witness,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Chained to the Rhythm,” “Bon Appetit” and “Swish Swish.”

Stream the audio clip for “Small Talk” below.

 

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “2 Places”

3 Aug

Tori Kelly has shared her new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Kelly alongside Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera), Nate Campany (Sabrina Carpenter, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Noel Zancanella (Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding).

Kelly’s upcoming album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring previous singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” and “Language” – will arrive on August 9th via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Audra Mae, Justin Tranter, Britten Newbill, Mike Elizondo, Hayley Warner, Bruno Major, and Ashley Gorley.

Stream the audio clip for “2 Places” below.