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Jaira Burns releases new promotional single “Burn Slow”

5 Aug

American singer/songwriter Jaira Burns has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Michelle Buzz (DAGNY, Chloe x Halle), Carlos Battey (Justin Bieber, Diana Gordon), Ryan Matthew Tedder (Elle Varner, Tiara Thomas) and Charles “Chizzy” Stephens (Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown).

Burns’ upcoming project – featuring previous promotional single “Ugly” – is expected to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Burn Slow” below.

LeToya Luckett premieres music video for new single “In the Name of Love”

1 Aug

LeToya Luckett has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress posted the visual clip for “In the Name of Love” to her Vevo Channel on Monday (July 31, 2017).

The track was written by Luckett alongside Joaquin Bynum (Jon B, Marques Houston), Taurian “Adonis” Shropshire (Ciara, Keyshia Cole) and Warryn “Baby Dubb” Campbell (Brandy, Kanye West).

Featuring previous promotional singles “B2L” and “Used To,” Luckett’s latest album “Back to Life” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up 2009’s “Lady Love” boasts additional alliances with Andre Harris (Usher), D’Mile (Janet Jackson), Eric Dawkins (Chante Moore), First Born (Keyshia Cole), Alvin Isaacs (Trey Songz), Jackie Boyz (David Guetta), Midian Mathers (Beyonce), Sickpen (Claudette Ortiz) and Jo Blaq (Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “In the Name of Love” below.

LeToya Luckett debuts new single “I’m Ready”

6 Jan

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LeToya Luckett has debuted her new single online.

The R&B singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “I’m Ready” to her official YouTube page on Monday (January 05, 2014).

“I’m Ready” was co-written by Luckett along with siblings Carlos and Steven Battey of The Jackie Boyz, who have also worked with Madonna (“Revolver”), Chris Brown (“Graffiti”) and David Guetta (“Toy Friend”).

Production duties were handled by Dernst “D’Mile” Emile, whose other credits include Mali Music’s “Heavy Love” [RCA Records], Ciara’s “Livin’ It Up” [Epic Records] and Wynter Gordon’s “Back to You” [Big Beat Records].

Previous single, the Andre Harris-produced “Don’t Make Me Wait,” is now available for download via iTunes (US).

As mentioned in earlier posts, LeToya’s keenly-awaited third studio album “Until Then” will be released later this year via Entertainment One Music Group.

The follow-up to 2009’s “Lady Love” reportedly boasts further collaborations with Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Nicki Minaj), Andrea Martin (Jordin Sparks, Toni Braxton) and Harmony Samuels (Ariana Grande, Teyana Taylor).

Listen to “I’m Ready” below.

Zendaya works with Alex Cantrall, Jackie Boyz for new album

11 Apr

Zendaya

Zendaya has worked with Alex Cantrall and The Jackie Boyz on new material, which is expected to appear on her upcoming sophomore album.

Notable songwriting credits by Alex Cantrall include Toni Braxton’s “Long Way Home” [Black Ocean Records], Jojo’s “Coming for You” [Blackground Records] and Fantasia Barrino’s “Truth Is” [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, The Jackie Boyz – consisting of siblings Carlos and Steven Battey – are responsible for co-writing “Forever That Man” by Candice Glover [Interscope Records] and “Under the Sun” by Cheryl Cole [Polydor Records].

Zendaya’s upcoming project follows her self-titled debut album, which was released in 2013 via Universal Music Group / Hollywood Records.

Watch the music video for “Replay” below.

Candice Glover unwraps credits for debut album ‘Music Speaks’

17 Feb

Candice Glover - Cried

Candice Glover has unwrapped the songwriting credits for her debut album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Music Speaks” on February 18 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

New single “Cried” – now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was written by Jazmine Sullivan and Anthony Taylor.

Other album songwriters include Planet VI (Cassie, Kelly Rowland), Jackie Boyz (Madonna, David Guetta), Elijah Blake (Fantasia, Trey Songz), Ester Dean (Karmin, Nicki Minaj) and A-Plus (Teyana Taylor, Jennifer Lopez).

On the production front, Glover has teamed up with Madd Scientist (Ciara, Toni Braxton), Jevon Hill (Mario, Bobby V), Mike WiLL Made It (Brandy, Jamie Foxx), Da Internz (Nas, The-Dream) and D’Mile (Rihanna, Wynter Gordon).

Peep the tracklisting and songwriting credits for “Music Speaks” below.

“Cried”
Written By: (Jazmine Sullivan / Anthony Taylor).

“Die Without You”
Written By: (Theron Thomas / Timothy Thomas / Theodore Thomas / Jevon Hill).

“Same Kinda Man”
Written By: (Norman Feels / Nikki Leonti / Rich Velonskis).

“Damn”
Written By: (Theron Thomas / Timothy Thomas / Theodore Thomas / Jevon Hill).

“Passenger”
Written By: (Keri Hilson / Theron Thomas / Timothy Thomas / Michael Williams / Pierre Ramon Slaughter).

“Forever That Man”
Written By: (Candice Glover / Carlos Battey / Steven Battey / Jay Dmuchowski / Charles “Chizzy” Stephens / Timothy “Christian Minor” Zimnoch).

“Kiss Me”
Written By: (Theron Thomas / Timothy Thomas / Theodore Thomas / Jevon Hill).

“In the Middle”
Written By: (Fantasia Barrino / Elijah Blake / Cleveland Constantine Browne / Greville Gordon / Rexton Gordon / Wycliffe Johnson / Rob Kleiner).

“Coulda Been Me”
Written By: (Ester Dean / Aaron Michael Cox / Marcos Palacios / Ernest Clark).

“Thank You”
Written By: (Anesha Birchett / Antea Shelton / Dernst “D’Mile” Emile).

“Love Song”
Written By: (Simon Gallup / Roger O’Donnell / Robert Smith / Paul Thompson / Laurence Tolhurst / Boris Williams).

Jordin Sparks hits the studio with Jason Derulo, The Jackie Boyz

27 Jan

Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks has recently recorded new material with Jason Derulo as well as Carlos and Steven Battey of songwriting / production team the Jackie Boyz.

It is yet to be known whether the above mentioned material will appear on the singer/songwriter’s upcoming third studio album, which is expected to be released later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The Jackie Boyz are known for co-writing / producing songs for the likes of David Guetta [Virgin Records], Justin Bieber [Island Def Jam Recordings], Madonna [Interscope Records] and Lil Wayne [Young Money Records].

Some of their notable credits include “Forever That Man” by Candice Glover [Interscope Records], “Under the Sun” by Cheryl Cole [Polydor Records] and “You’re Not Alone” by Big Time Rush [Columbia Records].

Jordin’s last studio album, 2008’s “Battlefield,” debuted at number seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also featured the Lucas Secon-produced “Walking on Snow” and the Andrea Martin-penned “It Takes More.”

She recently starred on the critically acclaimed “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete” along with Jennifer Hudson. The Alicia Keys-produced project is scheduled to be released on DVD on February 4 via Lions Gate Entertainment.

The “One Step at a Time” star also co-wrote Ariana Grande’s hit single “The Way” along with Sevyn Streeter, Al Sherrod Lambert and Harmony “H-Money” Samuels. The track peaked at number nine on the US Singles Chart.

Listen to Jordin Sparks’ “Chocolate Brown Eyes” – taken from Salaam Remi’s Grammy-nominated album “One: in the Chamber” – below. The track was co-written by Elijah Blake and produced by Salaam Remi.

Candice Glover unveils lyric video for new single ‘I Cried’

26 Nov

Candice Glover - Cried

Candice Glover has unveiled the official lyric video for her new single.

“I Cried” will be included on the artist’s upcoming debut album, “Music Speaks,” out on February 8 via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The track serves as the follow-up to previous single “I Am Beautiful,” written by Jaden Michaels along with Roahn “First Born” Hylton and John Lock.

Among the other tracks slotted for inclusion on “Music Speaks” are “Kiss Me,” “In the Middle,” “Forever That Man” and “Die Without You.”

Album contributors are Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Nelly Furtado, Mariah Carey), Toby Gad (Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen) and The Jackie Boyz: Carlos & Steven Battey (David Guetta, Wynter Gordon).

Watch the lyric video for “I Cried” below.