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Ryn Weaver unveils music video for new single “The Fool”

9 May

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Ryn Weaver has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter – born Erin Michelle Wuthrich – posted the visual clip for “The Fool” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (May 07, 2015).

The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album, “The Fool,” out on June 16 via Friends Keep Secrets Records and Interscope Records.

Among the musicians backing Weaver on the highly-anticipated project are Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Britney Spears), Charli XCX (Rihanna, Iggy Azalea) and Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande, Kanye West).

On the songwriting front, Weaver has contributed to Gwen Stefani’s forthcoming third studio collection. The follow-up to 2006’s “The Sweet Escape” will hit stores later this year under Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “The Fool” below.

Ryn Weaver unveils title track from debut album “The Fool”

11 Apr

Ryn Weaver - The Fool

Ryn Weaver has unveiled a new song online.

The singer/songwriter posted the official audio clip for “The Fool” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (April 09, 2015).

“The Fool” was written by Ryn Weaver along with regular collaborators Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin.

The track is lifted from the artist’s upcoming debut album “The Fool,” which will be available for download from June 16 via iTunes in partnership with Friends Keep Secrets and Interscope Records.

Other musicians backing Weaver on the keenly-awaited project are Charli XCX (Gwen Stefani, Rita Ora), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande, Kanye West) and Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran).

Listen to the audio clip for “The Fool” below.

Tinashe unleashes “All Hands on Deck” music video

6 Apr

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Tinashe has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “All Hands on Deck” to her Vevo channel on Monday (April 06, 2015).

“All Hands on Deck” was co-written by fellow artist Bebe Rexha, whose other credits include David Guetta’s “Yesterday” [Parlophone], Eminem’s “Monster” f/ Rihanna [Interscope] and Selena Gomez’s “Champion” [Hollywood].

Production duties were handled by Stargate and Cashmere Cat, who are also responsible for Charli XCX’s “Break the Rules” [Atlantic Records] and Kid Ink’s “Body Language” f/ Usher and Tinashe [RCA Records].

Tinashe’s debut album “Aquarius” – featuring previous promotional cuts “2 On,” “Pretend” and “Bated Breath” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Watch the music video for “All Hands on Deck” below.

Charli XCX drafts Greg Kurstin for new single “Famous”

10 Mar

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Charli XCX has confirmed the title for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Famous” as the next promotional cut from her sophomore album, “Sucker,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Neon Gold Records and Atlantic Records.

“Famous” was written by XCX along with the song’s producer Greg Kurstin, whose other credits include Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song” [RCA Records] and Lily Allen’s “Hard Out Here” [Parlophone Records].

The track serves as the follow-up to previous promotional cut, the Rita Ora-assisted “Doing It,” which peaked to number 8 on the UK Singles Chart.

“Sucker” boasts further collaborations with Jarrad Rogers (Ella Eyre, Becky Hill), Ariel Rechtshaid (Madonna, Carly Rae Jepsen), Benny Blanco (Miguel, Jessie Ware) and Cashmere Cat (Kanye West, Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Doing It” below.

Tinashe hits the studio with Rock City, Dr. Luke, Cirkut

25 Feb

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Tinashe has teamed with Rock City, Dr. Luke and Cirkut on new material.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for planned re-release of Tinashe’s debut album “Aquarius” or her upcoming sophomore studio collection.

Rock City – consisting of siblings Theron and Timothy Thomas – are responsible for co-writing Ciara’s “I Bet” [Epic Records], Keyshia Cole’s “New Nu” [Interscope Records] and Rihanna’s “Pour it Up” [Def Jam Recordings].

Meanwhile, Dr. Luke and Cirkut are known for producing GRL’s “Ugly Heart” [Kemosabe / RCA Records], Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N Potions” [Cash Money / Republic Records] and Katy Perry’s “Roar” [Capitol Records].

Tinashe recently announced “All Hands on Deck” – featuring Iggy Azalea – as the next promotional single from her debut album “Aquarius.” The track was co-written by Bebe Rexha and produced by Stargate and Cashmere Cat.

Her next project is said to feature further collaborations with producers and songwriters including Jack Antonoff, Taylor Parks, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Chloe Angelides and Joshua “Ammo” Coleman.

Listen to “All Hands on Deck” below.

Tinashe unveils new single “All Hands on Deck” artwork

22 Feb

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Tinashe has unveiled the official artwork for her new single.

The singer/songwriter christened “All Hands on Deck” as the third promotional cut from her debut studio collection, “Aquarius.”

“All Hands on Deck” was co-written by Bebe Rexha, whose other credits include David Guetta’s “Yesterday” [Atlantic Records], Selena Gomez’s “Champion” [Hollywood Records] and Nikki Williams’ “Glowing” [Island Records].

Production duties were handled by Stargate along with Cashmere Cat, who are also responsible for Kid Ink’s “Body Language” f/ Usher & Tinashe [RCA Records] and Charli XCX’s “Break the Rules” [Atlantic Records].

Previous promotional cut, the A$AP Rocky-assisted / Detail-produced “Pretend,” peaked to number 34 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Chart.

In related news, Tinashe has started working on her upcoming sophomore album under Sony Music Entertainment imprint RCA Records.

She has recently been spotted in the studio with songwriters and producers Jack Antonoff (Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen), Jacob Kasher (Kylie Minogue, Maroon 5) and Joshua “Ammo” Coleman (Sia, Leona Lewis).

Watch the music video for “Pretend” below.

Release Date for Rihanna’s concept album “Home” revealed

22 Feb

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The release date for Rihanna’s upcoming concept album has been revealed.

Dreamworks Animation’s “Home“ is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on March 17 via Roc Nation and Rihanna’s label Westbury Road Entertainment.

In addition to Rihanna, the original motion picture soundtrack boasts further guest appearances from Jennifer Lopez (“Feel the Light”), Charli XCX (“Red Balloon”), Kiesza (“Cannonball”) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (“Run to Me”).

Album producers include Stargate (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Rodney Jerkins (Ciara, Toni Braxton), Cashmere Cat (Usher, Bebe Rexha), Emile Haynie (Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars) and Tiago Carvalho (James Arthur, Elijah Blake).

On the songwriting front, “Home” features alliances with Ester Dean (Selena Gomez, Nicki Minaj), Mozella (Tinashe, Miley Cyrus), Alicia Renee (Ariana Grande, Havana Brown) and Nate Ruess (Ke$ha, Ellie Goulding).

Peep the tracklisting for “Home” below.

Charli XCX – “Red Balloon”
Written By: (Charlotte Aitchison, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Magnus Høiberg).

Clarence Coffee Jr. – “Run to Me”
Written By: (Clarence Coffee Jr, Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Charles McCulloch II).

Rihanna – “Dancing In the Dark”
Written By: (Ester Dean, Maureen “Mozella” McDonald, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen).

James Clark – “Peaceful Holiday”
Written By: (James Clark).

Jim Parsons – “Boov Death Song”
Written By: “Jim Parsons”

Rihanna – “Towards the Sun”
Written By: (Robyn Fenty, Tiago Carvalho, Gary Baker).

Rihanna – “As Real As You And Me”
Written By: (Robyn Fenty, Alicia Renee, Rodney Jerkins).

The Platters – “Deck the Halls”
Written By: (John Thomas, Thomas Oliphant).

Stargate & Balkan Beat Box – “Slushious”
Written By: (Ori Kaplan, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen).

Rihanna – “Only Girl (In the World)”
Written By: (Crystal Nicole, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Sandy Wilhelm).

Kiesza – “Cannonball”
Written By: (Kiesa Rae Ellestad, Nate Ruess, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Emile Haynie).

Rihanna – “Drop That”
Written By: (Robyn Fenty, Jacob Plant).

Jennifer Lopez – “Feel the Light”
(Written By: Kiesa Rae Ellestad, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Emile Haynie).

Cashmere Cat reunites with Ariana Grande for debut album

29 Jan

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Cashmere Cat is currently working on his upcoming first studio collection.

“Cutting a song for my friend / honeymoon tour guest @CashmereCat’s album today” Ariana Grande tweeted on Wednesday (January 28, 2015).

Cashmere Cat previously co-wrote and produced “Be My Baby” for Grande along with regular collaborator Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin.

Other notable credits Cashmere Cat – born Magnus Høiberg – include Ryn Weaver’s “OctaHate” [Interscope Records], Tinashe’s “All Hands on Deck” [RCA Records] and Charli XCX’s “Break the Rules” [Atlantic Records].

In related news, Grande has christened “One Last Time” as the next promotional cut from her latest album “My Everything.” The track serves as the follow-up to “Love Me Harder,” which peaked to number seven on the US Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for “Break Free” below.

Charli XCX, Rita Ora premiere “Doing It” music video

20 Jan

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Charli XCX has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Doing It” to her official YouTube page on Tuesday (January 20, 2015).

“Doing It” – featuring vocals from fellow British artist Rita Ora – is slotted for inclusion on the UK version of XCX’s sophomore album, “Sucker,” out on February 16 via Warner Music Group imprint Atlantic Records.

The track was written by XCX – real name Charlotte Aitchison – along with Noonie Bao, Matthew Burns, Ariel Rechtshaid and Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.

Previous promotional single, the Cashmere Cat-assisted “Break the Rules,” peaked to number thirty five on the UK Singles Chart.

Other musicians backing the “Boom Clap” star on “Sucker” are Greg Kurstin (Pink, Kelly Clarkson), Justin Raisen (Sky Ferreira, Kylie Minogue), Benny Blanco (Miguel, Ariana Grande) and John Hill (Shakira, Christina Aguilera).

Watch the music video for “Doing It” below.

Charli XCX recruits Rita Ora for new single “Doing It”

8 Jan

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Charli XCX has debuted her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for the “Doing It” to her official SoundCloud page on Thursday (January 08, 2015).

“Doing It” was co-written by Charli XCX along with Noonie Bao and Matthew Burns. Production duties were handled by Ariel Rechtshaid and Jarrad Rogers, who also teamed with XCX on Neon Jungle track “So Alive.”

The new version of “Doing It” – featuring vocals from fellow British artist Rita Ora – is slotted for inclusion on the UK version of XCX’s latest album, “Sucker,” out on February 16 via Warner Music Group / Asylum Records.

Other musicians backing the “Boom Clap” star on “Sucker” are Stargate (Usher, Jennifer Lopez), Cashmere Cat (Tinashe, Ariana Grande), Benny Blanco (Ciara, Jordin Sparks) and Greg Kurstin (Shakira, Kelly Clarkson).

As mentioned in earlier posts, XCX – real name Charlotte Aitchison – has contributed to the third CD by Gwen Stefani. The still-untitled project will be released later this year via Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

Listen to “Doing It” below.