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AlunaGeorge premiere music video for new single “Mean What I Mean”

28 Jul

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AlunaGeorge have premiered the music video for their new single online.

The British electronic music duo posted the visual clip for “Mean What I Mean” – featuring Leikeli47 and Dreezy – to their Vevo channel on Wednesday (July 27, 2016).

“Mean What I Mean” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by group members Aluna Francis and George Reid along with Amanda “MNDR” Warner (Kylie Minogue, Sean Paul), Harold Lily (Christina Milian, Toni Braxton) and Dan “Utters” Radclyffe (Sinead Harnett, Ella Eyre).

As mentioned in earlier posts, AlunaGeorge’s upcoming sophomore album “I Remember” – featuring lead single “I’m in Control” – is scheduled to arrive on September 16 via Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Other album contributors include Mark Ralph, Sam Romans, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, DJ Replay, Stargate, Charli XCX, John Hill, Noonie Bao, Cass Lowe, Kid Harpoon, Ajay Bhattacharyya, and Cathy Dennis.

Watch the music video for “Mean What I Mean” below.

MØ unleashes “Final Song” music video

9 Jun

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

The Danish singer-songwriter posted the Tomas Whitmore-directed clip for “Final Song” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (June 09, 2016).

“Final Song” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by MØ along with Noonie Bao (Dua Lipa, Carly Rae Jepsen) and MNEK (Beyonce, Little Mix).

As mentioned in earlier posts, MØ’s sophomore studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Chess Club / RCA Victor.

The still-untitled project boasts further contributions from Stargate (Rihanna), Charli XCX (Gwen Stefani), BloodPop (Hailee Steinfeld), Cass Lowe (Fifth Harmony), Diplo (Rita Ora) and Cashmere Cat (Jeremih).

Watch the music video for “Final Song” below.

MØ enlists Noonie Bao, MNEK for new single “Final Song”

15 May

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MØ has dropped her new single online.

The Danish singer-songwriter – real name Karen Marie Ørsted – posted the audio clip for “Final Song” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (May 12, 2016).

“Final Song” was co-written by Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius, whose other credits include Union J’s “Midnight Train” [Syco Music], Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Run Away With Me” [Interscope] and Clean Bandit’s “Rihanna” [Atlantic].

Production duties were handled by Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, who also contributed to the next projects by Tamera Foster [Syco], Melissa Steel [Atlantic], Olly Murs [Epic], Craig David [Insanity] and Karen Harding [Capitol].

MØ’s upcoming second album – featuring previous single “Kamikaze” – is expected to arrive later this year via Chess Club / RCA Victor.

The still-untitled project boasts further contributions from Stargate (Fifth Harmony), Charli XCX (Icona Pop), BloodPop (Justin Bieber), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Diplo (Beyonce) and Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande).

Listen to the audio clip for “Final Song” below.

Vance Joy premieres “Straight into Your Arms” music video

3 Mar

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Vance Joy has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The Australian singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Straight into Your Arms” to his YouTube channel on Wednesday (March 02, 2016).

Production duties on “Straight into Your Arms” were handled by Benny Blanco and Stargate, who are also behind Rihanna’s “Diamonds” [Def Jam], Jessie J’s “Thunder” [Republic] and Lea Michele’s “Cannonball” [Columbia].

Joy’s debut album “Dream Your Life Away” – featuring previous singles “Riptide,” “Mess is Mine,” “First Time,” “Georgia” and “Fire and the Flood” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

His second LP reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Jason Evigan, Ryn Weaver, Cashmere Cat, Jin Jin, Ammar Malik, Sir Nolan, Charli XCX, Danny Parker, Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, and Happy Perez.

Watch the music video for “Straight into Your Arms” below.

Icona Pop hits the studio with Justin Timberlake

18 Feb

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Icona Pop hinted at a new collaboration with Justin Timberlake.

“3 trolls in the studio @jtimberlake,” the Swedish pop electronic duo posted to their Twitter account on Wednesday (February 17, 2016).

Timberlake’s songwriting / production resume includes works for Madonna (“Miles Away”), Beyonce (“Blow”), Rihanna (“Rehab”), Ciara (“Love Sex Magic”), Leona Lewis (“Don’t Let Me Down”), Keri Hilson (“Slow Dance”), Esmee Denters (“Love Dealer”) and Britney Spears (“What It’s Like to Be Me”).

His last studio collection, 2013’s “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2,” topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Take Back the Night,” “Not a Bad Thing” and “Drink You Away.”

Meanwhile, Icona Pop – consisting of members Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo – are scheduled to release the follow-up to 2013’s “This Is… Icona Pop” later this year through TEN Music Group and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project delivers additional alliances with Ricky Reed (Meghan Trainor), Erik Hassle (Nick Jonas), Charli XCX (Selena Gomez), Patrik Berger (Santigold), Noonie Bao (Clean Bandit) and Sean Douglas (Madonna).

Watch the music video for “Not a Bad Thing” below.

Charli XCX enlists BloodPop for new album

28 Jan

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Charli XCX has drafted BloodPop for her upcoming third album.

“These two have potential cc: @nooniebao @bloodpop,” the British singer-songwriter posted to her Instagram account.

BloodPop – real name Michael Tucker – recently co-produced and co-wrote “Sorry” for Justin Bieber along with Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, and Skrillex. The track peaked to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

His other songwriting and production credits include Tinashe’s “Bet” [RCA], Pia Mia’s “Touch” [Interscope], Raye’s “Tell Me” [Polydor], Mikky Ekko’s “U” [RCA], and Madonna’s “Beautiful Scars” [Interscope].

Meanwhile, XCX – real name Charlotte Aitchison – is scheduled to release her next album later this year through Asylum (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2014’s “Sucker” reportedly delivers further alliances with SOPHIE (Namie Amuro, Nicki Minaj), Sarah Hudson (Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea), and Noonie Bao (Carly Rae Jepsen, Icona Pop).

Watch the music video for “Doing It” below.

Gwen Stefani collaborates with Greg Kurstin for new album

8 Jan

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Gwen Stefani has collaborated with Greg Kurstin for her upcoming third album.

Some of Kurstin’s recent songwriting and production credits include Adele’s “Hello” [Columbia], John Newman’s “Come and Get It” [Island], and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Boy Problems” [Interscope].

His extensive resume boasts further works with Sia (“Cheap Thrills”), Beyonce (“Standing on the Sun”), Katy Perry (“Double Rainbow”), Rita Ora (“Radioactive”), and Years & Years (“Shine”).

Meanwhile, Stefani is scheduled to release her next studio collection – featuring singles “Baby Don’t Lie,” “Spark the Fire” and “Used to Love You” – later this year through Interscope Records.

Other album contributors include Mattman & Robin (Hailee Steinfeld), Julia Michaels (Selena Gomez), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande), Justin Tranter (Fifth Harmony), Charli XCX (Rihanna), and Jonathan Rotem (Britney Spears).

Watch the music video for “Used to Love You” below.

Gwen Stefani reveals new song title “Used to Love You”

18 Oct

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Gwen Stefani has revealed a new song title from her upcoming third album.

“Used to Love You” is slotted for inclusion on the singer/songwriter’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2006’s “The Sweet Escape.”

The track was co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, who are also behind Hailee Steinfeld’s “Love Myself” [Republic], Selena Gomez’s “Good for You” [Interscope] and Nicole Scherzinger’s “Run” [Epic].

Production duties on “Used to Love You” were handled by Jonathan Rotem, who is also behind Fifth Harmony’s “Like Mariah” [Syco], Meghan Trainor’s “No Good for You” [Epic] and Nicki Minaj’s “Marilyn Monroe” [Republic].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Stefani is expected to release her forthcoming album – featuring previous singles “Baby Don’t Lie” and “Spark the Fire” – later this year through Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled LP reportedly boasts further alliances with Benny Blanco, Charli XCX, Cashmere Cat, Ryn Weaver, Calvin Harris, Sia Furler, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Raja Kumari, Greg Kurstin, and Mattman & Robin.

Watch the music video for “Baby Don’t Lie” below.

Rihanna unleashes new album “Anti” artwork

8 Oct

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Rihanna has unleashed the artwork for her upcoming eighth album.

The singer/songwriter christened her next studio collection “Anti” and will release it later this year through Roc Nation Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic” features singles “FourFiveSeconds,” “American Oxygen” and “Bitch Better Have My Money.”

It is also executive-produced by Kanye West, whose resume includes works with Madonna (“Illuminati”), Alicia Keys (“Unbreakable”), The Weeknd (“Tell Your Friends”), Mariah Carey (“Stay the Night”) and Janet Jackson (“My Baby”).

Other producers associated with the keenly-awaited project are Mike Dean (Sky Ferreira), Dallas Austin (Lionel Richie), Alex Da Kid (John Legend), Naughty Boy (Beyonce), DJ Mustard (Keyshia Cole) and Stargate (Demi Lovato).

On the songwriting front, Rihanna has collaborated with Kirby Lauryen (Ariana Grande), Bibi Bourelly (Selena Gomez), Candice Pillay (Christina Aguilera), Charli XCX (Gwen Stefani) and Kiesza (Jennifer Lopez).

Watch the music video for “American Oxygen” below.

Selena Gomez premieres “Same Old Love” music video

8 Oct

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Selena Gomez has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The actress, singer and songwriter posted the Michael Haussman-directed clip for “Same Old Love” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (October 07, 2015).

“Same Old Love” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Charli XCX (Gwen Stefani, Ryn Weaver) and Ross Golan (The Vamps, Colbie Caillat).

Production duties were handled by Benny Blanco along with Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, who are also behind Rihanna’s “Diamonds” [Def Jam] and Jessie J’s “Thunder” [Republic].

Gomez’s next studio collection “Revival” – featuring previous single “Good for You” – will hit stores on October 9 through Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Same Old Love” below.