Tag Archives: Capitol Records

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “Help Us to Love”

30 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Tori Kelly has teamed up with the HamilTones for her new promotional single.

“Help Us to Love” – which was collectively produced by Kirk Franklin alongside Ricky “Slikk Muzik” Offord and Ronald Hill – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s upcoming sophomore studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Schoolboy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers contributions from Knightstarr, Jimmy Napes, Fabienne Holloway, Wayne Hector, Kyle Shearer, Nate Campany, Tayla Parx, Fred Cox, Pawws, Warren Felder, Noel Zancanella, JHart, Daniel Nigro, Natasha Bedingfield, Stephan Moccio, and Mojam.

Stream the audio clip for “Help Us to Love” below.

Mary J. Blige hits the studio with Poo Bear, Sons of Sonix

24 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and actress Mary J. Blige has teamed up with Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and Sons of Sonix for a new collaboration.

Poo Bear is responsible for co-writing Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?,” Chris Brown’s “Little More,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Us,” Fifth Harmony’s “Angel,” Sam Smith’s “Burning,” and Martin Garrix’s “So Far Away.”

Meanwhile, Sons of Sonix – composed of Moses Samuels and Michael Akinkunmi – are responsible for helming Tanika’s “Come Through,” Alexandra Burke’s “Without You,” and Trey Songz’s “What Are We Here For.”

Blige, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Her thirteenth album “Strength of a Woman” debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Thick of It,” “U + Me (Love Lesson)” and the Kanye West-assisted “Love Yourself.”

Watch the music video for “Thick of It” below.

Calum Scott releases debut album “Only Human”

12 Mar

British singer/songwriter Calum Scott has released his debut album online.

“Only Human” – featuring singles “Dancing on My Own,” “Rhythm Inside” and “You Are the Reason” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The album was prominently produced by Fraser T. Smith, whose credits also include Craig David’s “I Know You,” Raye’s “Decline,” Stormzy’s “Blinded By Your Grace,” Tom Grennan’s “Sober,” Dakota’s “Long Hot Summer,” Sam Smith’s “Not in That Way,” and Grace’s “Boyfriend Jeans.”

Other musicians backing Scott on “Only Human” are Warren “Oak” Felder, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Jayson DeZuzio, Hayley Warner, Plested, Jon Maguire, Corey Sanders, Jordan Riley, Kasper Larsen, Cutfather, Phil Cook, Jamie Scott, Oscar “OzGo” Gorres, and Ross Golan.

Stream “Only Human” below.

Troye Sivan christens “My My My” as new promotional single

7 Jan

South African-Australian singer, songwriter, and actor Troye Sivan has christened “My My My” as his next promotional single and will release it on January 12 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Sivan alongside Oscar “OzGo” Gorres (Taylor Swift, Britney Spears), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer) and James Ghaleb (Katy Perry, The Script).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sivan’s upcoming sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Blue Neighbourhood” is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from BloodPop (Dua Lipa, John Legend), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Rita Ora), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Nick Jonas), Ariel Rechtshaid (Madonna, Charli XCX), Kaytranada (Cassie, Mary J. Blige) and Joel Little (Lorde, Sam Smith).

Watch the music video for “Youth” below.

Keith Urban hits the studio with Jason Evigan for new collaboration

19 Dec

New Zealand-born Australian country music singer/songwriter Keith Urban has teamed up with Jason Evigan for a new collaboration.

The American record producer and songwriter’s recent credits include Boy Epic’s “Trust,” Chromeo’s “Juice,” Robin Schulz’s “Nakes,” Sage the Gemini’s “Whatchacha,” Rachel Platten’s “Collide,” Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do,” Fifth Harmony’s “Lonely Night,” and Sofia Carson’s “Ins and Outs.”

Fans of Evigan’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Nick Jonas, Ella Henderson, Charlie Puth, Rita Ora, Jason Mraz, Louisa Johnson, Maluma, Bebe Rexha, Louis Tomlinson, Ella Eyre, Alex Aiono, Jessie Reyez, Kiiara, Marina Diamandis, Avril Lavigne, and DNCE.

Meanwhile, Urban is expected to release his tenth studio collection early next year via Capitol Nashville / Hit Red Records.

Other album contributors include Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Meghan Trainor), Amy Wadge (Lukas Graham), Greg Wells (Dua Lipa), Julia Michaels (Ed Sheeran), Shy Carter (Kane Brown), Francis “Eg” White (Adele), Hillary Lindsey (Taylor Swift) and Matt Radosevich (Niall Horan).

Urban’s current single “Female” – which was written by Nicole Galyon, Shane McNally and Ross Copperman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Female” below.

Sam Smith premieres music video for new single “One Last Song”

30 Nov

Sam Smith has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “One Last Song” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (November 29, 2017).

Production duties on “One Last Song” were collectively handled by Steve Fitzmaurice (Paloma Faith, Kylie Minogue), Jimmy Napes (Madonna, Alicia Keys) and Tyler Johnson (John Legend, Harry Styles).

Smith’s latest album “The Thrill of it All” – featuring the Stargate-produced lead single “Too Good at Goodbyes” and Timbaland-assisted “Pray” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “One Last Song” below.

Liam Payne hits the studio with Justin Tranter for new collaboration

28 Nov

British singer/songwriter Liam Payne has recorded new music with Justin Tranter.

The Warner/Chappell signee recently co-wrote “Home” for Nick Jonas alongside regular collaborator Nick Monson. The track is taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Ferdinand.”

Tranter’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Maroon 5 (“Help Me Out”), Halsey (“Bad at Love”), Julia Michaels (“Issues”), Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”), Fergie (“Tension”), Jason Derulo (“If I’m Lucky”), Kesha (“Finding You”), Justin Bieber (“Friends”) and Selena Gomez (“Bad Liar”).

Meanwhile, Payne’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Strip That Down” and “Bedroom Floor” – is expected to arrive early next year via Hampton Records in partnership with Capitol Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Bibi Bourelly, Emily Warren, Andrew Watt, Sean Garrett, Marlon Roudette, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Scott Harris, Jaramye Daniels, Sean Douglas, Marlin Bonds, Talay Riley, and Samuel Preston.

Stream the audio clip for “Bedroom Floor (Cash Cash Remix)” below.