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Emeli Sande teams with Illangelo for new single “Starlight”

20 Sep

Emeli Sande has released her new promotional single online.

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

Production duties on “Starlight” were handled by Illangelo (born Carlo Montagnese), whose other credits include Alicia Keys’s “In Common,” Majid Jordan’s “My Love,” The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends,” Katy Perry’s “Pendulum,” Romeo Santos’s “Sin Filtro,” and Tinashe’s “Party Favors.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s upcoming mini-album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2016’s “Long Live the Angels,” which peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Hurts,” “Breathing Underwater,” and “Highs & Lows.”

Stream the audio clip for “Starlight” below.

Jorja Smith liberates new promotional single “Fine Line”

8 Sep

Jorja Smith has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Fine Line” – which appears on the original motion soundtrack for Issa Rae’s hit TV series “Insecure: Season 2” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Smith alongside regular collaborator Ed Thomas, whose other credits include Louis Mattrs’ “Pink Lemonade,” Blonde’s “Higher Ground,” Kiah Victoria’s “Cold War,” Zac Abel’s “Everybody Needs Love,” Sinead Harnett’s “Dollar Bill,” and Maverick Sabre’s “Falling Again.”

Production duties on “Fine Line” were handled by Bradford Ellis, who is also responsible for Anne-Marie’s “Karate,” Slo’s “Shut Out of Paradise,” Leona Lewis’ “One More Sleep,” Eva Lazarus’ “Bad News,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Without a Woman,” and Maisie Peters’ “Place We Were Made.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous singles “Teenage Fantasy,” “Beautiful Little Fools” and “On My Mind” – is expected to arrive later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Felix Joseph (Abi Ocia), Joel Compass (Tinashe), Amanda Ghost (Laura Welsh), Illangelo (Emeli Sande), Laura Dockrill (Foxes), Josh Record (Dua Lipa) and Two Inch Punch (Jessie Reyez).

Stream the audio clip for “Fine Line” below.

Kali Uchis releases new single “Nuestro Planeta”

31 Aug

Colombian-American singer/songwriter Karly Loaiza, professionally known as Kali Uchis, has released her new promotional single online.

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

The Reykon-featuring track was produced by Sony/ATV signees Rude Boys (aka Kevin Jimenez and Bryan Lezcano), who are also responsible for Maluma’s “El Perdedor” and Shakira’s “Chantaje.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Uchis’ upcoming debut album – featuring the Jorja Smith-assisted / Sounwave-produced “Tyrant” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Linda Perry (Pink, Miley Cyrus), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge, Ella Henderson), Autumn Rowe (Pitbull, Leona Lewis), Billy Walsh (Raye, Camila Cabello) and Illangelo (Drake, Alicia Keys).

Stream the audio clip for “Nuestro Planeta” below.

Jorja Smith announces new promotional single details

23 Aug

Jorja Smith has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “On My Mind” – featuring Preditah – as her next promotional cut and will release it on August 24 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written with Ed Thomas, whose resume boasts further works with Purple Ferdinand (“Birds”), Zak Abel (“Say Sumthin”), Kiah Victoria (“Cold War”), Maverick Sabre (“Falling Again”), Charli Taft (“Higher Ground”), Jacob Banks (“Witness”) and Sinead Harnett (“Dollar Bill”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring the Charlie Perry-assisted singles “Teenage Fantasy” and “Beautiful Little Fools” – is expected to arrive later this year.

On the still-untitled project, Smith has also worked with producers and songwriters including Felix Joseph (Elli Ingram), Joel Compass (FKA twigs), Amanda Ghost (Elle King), Illangelo (RAYE), Laura Dockrill (Dua Lipa), Josh Record (Pixie Geldof) and Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio).

Stream the audio clip for “Teenage Fantasy” below.

Emeli Sande features on new Chase & Status Video for “Love Me More”

7 Aug

Chase & Status have premiered the music video for their new single online.

Composed of members Saul “Chase” Milton and William “Status” Kennard, the British electronic music duo posted the visual clip for “Love Me More” to their Vevo channel on Monday (August 07, 2017).

The Emeli Sande-featuring track is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Scheduled for release on August 18 via Mercury Records, Chase & Status’ upcoming fourth album “The Tribe” delivers additional guest appearances from Craig David (“Reloaded”), Seinabo Sey (“Know Your Name”), Tom Grennan (“All Goes Wrong”) and Bugzy Malone (“Don’t Stop”).

Sande, on the other hand, has recorded further new material with producers Mark Batson (Eminem, Alicia Keys), Stephan Moccio (Seal, Ellie Goulding), Illangelo (Drake, Jorja Smith) and Fred Ball (Rihanna, Nina Nesbitt).

Her latest studio collection “Long Live the Angels,” which was released earlier this year via Virgin EMI Records, peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart and spawned contributions from Mojam Music (“Hurts”), Jonny Coffer (“Kung Fu”), Chris Loco (“Garden”), TMS (“Highs & Lows”), Wayne Hector (“Naturally”), Naughty Boy (“I’d Rather Not”) and Mac & Phil (“Hurts”).

Watch the music video for “Love Me More” below.

Alina Baraz enlists LunchMoney Lewis, Ben Billions for new collaboration

30 Jul

American singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has enlisted LunchMoney Lewis and Ben Billions for a new collaboration.

Born Gamal Kosh Lewis, LunchMoney’s songwriting resume boasts works with Zara Larsson (“So Good”), Jason Derulo (“Swalla”), Meghan Trainor (“Watch Me Do”), Ricky Reed (“Be the 1”), Jennifer Lopez (“Ain’t Your Mama”), Ciara (“Lullaby”), Sabina Ddumba (“Not Too Young”), Madison Beer (“All for Love”), Jessie J (“Burnin’ Up”) and Fifth Harmony (“Bo$$”).

Meanwhile, Ben Billions (real name Benjamin Diehl) is responsible for producing G-Eazy & Kehlani’s “Good Life,” The Weeknd’s “Party Monster,” Beyonce’s “6 Inch,” Kelly Rowland’s “I Remember,” Future’s “Low Life,” Travis Scott’s “Pray 4 Love,” BANKS’ “Judas,” and Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This.”

Baraz, on the other hand, is exected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring current promotional single “Electric” – later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from GRADES (Raleigh Ritchie), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Jessie Ware), Mike “Scribz” Riley (Nathan Sykes), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Billy Walsh (Majid Jordan) and Illangelo (Emeli Sande).

Stream the audio clip for “Electric” below.

RAYE hints at new collaboration with Illangelo, Billy Walsh

26 Jul

RAYE has hinted at a new collaboration with Billy Walsh and Illangelo.

“S/O to my GS @illangelo @billywalsh,” the British singer/songwriter (born Rachel Agatha Keen) has posted to her InstaStory on Wednesday (July 26, 2017).

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Elijah Blake’s “Live Till We Die,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

Their promotional single “Move Together,” which features guest vocals from Majid Joran and released under the duo’s stage name Somewhere Else, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, RAYE’s upcoming still-untitled project – featuring current single “The Line” – is expected to arrive later this year via Polydor Records.

On the songwriting front, the “I, U, Us” star has contributed to the next releases by Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Rita Ora, Mabel McVey, Era Istrefi, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, and Ray BLK.

Stream the audio clip for “Move Together” below.