Tag Archives: Capitol Records

Sam Smith announces details for new album “To Die For”

13 Feb

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Sam Smith has announced the details for her his new album.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened his third studio collection “To Die For” and will release it on May 1st via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “How Do You Sleep” – which was written by Smith alongside Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” boasts further songwriting contributions from Ryan Tedder, Louis Bell, Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Two Inch Punch, Amy Allen, Kamille, and Steve Mac.

As a songwriter, Smith recently co-penned Celine Dion’s “For the Lover That I Lost” alongside regular collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate (aka Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen). The track appears on Dion’s latest studio album, “Courage,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Dancing With a Stranger” below.

 

Katy Perry reunites with Ferras, Stargate for new collaboration

1 Feb

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American singer/songwriter Katy Perry has reunited with Ferras and Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate for a new collaboration.

Ferras previously co-wrote “Roulette,” “Deja Vu” and “Bon Appetit” (featuring Migos), taken from Perry’s fifth studio album, 2017’s “Witness,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Stargate are responsible for helming “Firework,” “Peacock,” “It Takes Two” and “This Moments,” taken from Perry’s third and fourth studio albums, 2010’s “Teenage Dream” and 2013’s “Prism,” respectively.

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Perry’s current promotional single “Harleys in Hawaii” – which was co-written by Charlie Puth alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin and Johan Karlsson – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The “Small Talk” singer is expected to release her upcoming sixth studio album later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Harleys in Hawaii” below.

 

Mae Muller releases new single “Therapist”

20 Jan

Mae Muller has released her new single online.

“Therapist” – which was written by Muller alongside Caroline Ailin and David Pramik – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Muller’s upcoming project – featuring the Jimmy Napes-produced “Anticlimax” and “Dick” – is expected to arrive later this year via Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Two Inch Punch, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Marlon Roudette, Lostboy, Chiara Hunter, Max Wolfgang, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Bastian Langebaek, Ed Thomas, Invisible Men, Jake Gosling, and Naughty Boy.

Stream the audio clip for “Therapist” below.

Stacy Barthe teases new collaboration with Tiwa Savage

16 Jan

Stacy Barthe has teased a new collaboration with Tiwa Savage.

“@TiwaSavage it’s one thing to be a fan but to be in your presence is a whole different thing. Can’t wait for the world to hear this magic. Thank you for everything!” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Barthe is known for co-writing Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl,” Rihanna’s “Cheers,” Elle Varner’s “Kinda Love,” Alicia Keys’ “Limitedless,” Katy Perry’s “Hummingbird Heartbeat,” and Britney Spears’ “Blur.”

She has also contributed to the next releases by John Legend, Brandy, Sevyn Streeter, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Jojo, David Guetta, and H.E.R.

Meanwhile, Savage’s latest promotional single “Owo Mi Da” – which was produced by Moses Philips – is now available via via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming album is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music South Africa in partnership with Capitol Records and Motown Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Owo Mi Da” below.

 

Tori Kelly teams up with Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

19 Nov

Tori Kelly has teamed up with Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

The American musician (born Jeffrey Gitelman) recently produced and co-wrote “Sweaters” for Allen Stone alongside Nasri Atweh of Magic.  The track is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Gitty’s resume boasts additional works with Jojo (“Joanna”), Brandy (“Freedom Rings”), H.E.R. (“As I Am”), Trey Songz (“She Lovin’ It”), Camila Cabello (“All These Years”), Dinah Jane (“SZNS”), Amber Mark (“What If”), Kali Uchis (“Gotta Get Up”) and Tommy Genesis (“Lucky”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is currently working on her next project with the likes of Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Marcus James, Hue Strother, Monro, and The Rascals (aka Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes).

Her latest album “Inspired By True Events” peaked to number 97 on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Change Your Mind,” “Language” and “2 Places.”

Stream the audio clip for “Minute to Myself” below.

Tori Kelly enlists The Rascals for new collaboration

17 Nov

Tori Kelly has enlisted The Rascals for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo – composed of Khristopher Riddick-Tynes and Leon Thomas – recently helmed Kehlani’s “You Know Wassup” alongside regular collaborator Antonio Dixon.

Other notable credits by The Rascals include Arin Ray’s “Change,” Chris Brown’s “Emerald,” G-Eazy’s “Scary Nights,” Jessie Reyez’s “Body Count,” Ariana Grande’s “Tattooed Heart,” JP Saxe’s “Women Who Look Like You,” Rick Ross’ “Gold Roses,” Zendaya’s “Something New,” and Kevin Abstract’s “Baby Boy.”

Meanwhile, Tori Kelly’s re-released her latest studio album “Inspired By True Events” with two additional songs in the shape of “Until Forever” and “Minute to Myself” (both produced by Jimmy Napes).

The follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” peaked to number ninetey-seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Change Your Mind,” “Language” and “2 Places.”

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” below.

Tori Kelly enlists Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. for new collaboration

1 Nov

Tori Kelly has enlisted Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. for a new collaboration.

The American record producer previously worked with Tamar Braxton (“Love & War”), Mary J. Blige (“Thick of It”), Ne-Yo (“Good Man”), Jessie J (“Not My Ex”), Trey Songz (“Pretty Girl’s Lie”), Christina Aguilera (“Masochist”), Mariah Carey (“Dedicated”) and Keyshia Cole (“Trust & Believe”).

Meanwhile, Tori Kelly’s latest album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Language” and “2 Places” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, 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.