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Moko unwraps new mini-album “Gold” credits

12 Jul


Moko has unwrapped the songwriting credits for her upcoming mini-album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Diane Nadia Adu-Gyamfi – is scheduled to release “Gold” on September 7 Virgin EMI Records / MTA Records.

Lead single “Your Love” was co-written by Karen Poole, whose recent credits include Kylie Minogue’s “Fine” [Parlophone Records], Nina Nesbitt’s “Mr. C” [Island Records] and Lily Allen’s “Take My Place” [Parlophone Records].

Production duties on “Your Love” were handled by Chase & Status, who have also worked with the likes of Rihanna [SRP Records], Liam Bailey [Buddha Records] and Rita Ora [Columbia Records].

“Gold” – which serves as follow-up to 2013’s “Black” – is confirmed to boast productions and songwriting contributions from Benjamin “Two Inch Punch” Ash (Ella Eyre, Jessie Ware) and Niara Scarlett (Girls Aloud, Danity Kane).

Peep the tracklisting and songwriting credits for “Gold” below.

“Your Love”
Written By: (Diane Nadia Adu-Gyamfi / Karen Poole / Saul Milton / William Kennard).

Written By: (Diane Nadia Adu-Gyamfi / Tom Paterson / Sam Stubbings).

“With You”
Written By: (Diane Nadia Adu-Gyamfi / Niara Scarlett / Benjamin Ash).

“Missing Love”
Written By: (Diane Nadia Adu-Gyamfi / Luke Osborne / Sam Stubbings).

Liam Bailey inks new deal with Salaam Remi’s Buddha Records

6 Mar

Liam Bailey

British singer/songwriter Liam Bailey has signed a new deal with Buddha Records and will release his debut album later this year.

The Sony Masterworks imprint is headed by legendary producer Salaam Remi, whose extensive resume includes works for Alicia Keys [RCA Records], Leona Lewis [Syco Music] and Nelly Furtado [Interscope Records].

Some of his recent credits include “Own It” by Mack Wilds [Larger Than Life Records], “Make Love to Me” by Luke James [Mercury Records] and “New Tattoo” by James Arthur [Simco Limited / Syco Music].

Meanwhile, Bailey recently teamed up with dub producer Shy FX on hit single “Soon Come.” The track peaked at number six on the UK Indie Chart and received praise from David Rodigan, Zane Lowe, and Annie Mac.

He also co-wrote and performed on the 2011 top 5 single “Blind Faith” by Chase & Status. The track appears on the electronic duo’s album, “No More Idols.”

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

Rita Ora confirms new single ‘I Will Never Let You Down’

30 Jan

Rita Ora

Rita Ora has confirmed the title for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “I Will Never Let You Down” as the lead single from her upcoming sophomore album.

The still-untitled project – which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA,” is expected to be released later this year via Roc Nation / Columbia Records.

“Let You Down” was produced by Calvin Harris, whose credits include “We Found Love” by Rihanna [Island Records], “Too Much” by Kylie Minogue [Parlophone Records] and “Call My Name” by Cheryl Cole [Polydor Records].

For the highly-anticipated new LP, the “Shine Ya Light” star also enlisted David “Switch” Taylor (Beyonce, Alex Clare ), Priscilla Renea Hamilton (Melanie Fiona, Demi Lovato) and Thomas “Diplo” Pentz (Usher, Katy Perry).

Watch the music video for previous single “R.I.P.” below. The Stargate / Chase & Status-produced track debuted at number one on the UK Singles Charts.

Chase & Status confirm “Brand New Machine” tracklisting

17 Sep


Chase & Status have confirmed the tracklisting for their upcoming studio album.

The songwriting and production duo – consisting of members Saul “Chase” Milton and Will “Status” Kennard – will release “Brand New Machine” on 7 October via Universal Music Group / Mercury Records.

New single “Count on Me” – which features newcomer Moko – will be available for download on September 27 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Meanwhile, the new collection serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “No More Idols.” That release debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart. It also delivered hit singles including “Let You Go” and “End Credits.”

Among the artists Chase & Status have collaborated with are Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings], Rita Ora [Columbia Records], Delilah [Atlantic Records], Cee Lo Green [Elektra Records] and Maverick Sabre [Mercury Records].

Chase & Status – Brand New Machine [Official Tracklisting]:
“Gun Metal Grey”
“Count on Me” (featuring Moko)
“Blk & Blu” (featuring Ed Thomas)
“Pressure” (featuring Major Lazer)
“Machine Gun” (featuring Pusha T)
“Gangsta Boogie” (featuring Knytro)
“Heaven Knows” (featuring Elli Ingram)
“Lost & Found” (featuring Louis M^ttrs)
“Like That” (featuring Moko)
“Deeper Devotion”
“Breathing” (featuring Bo Saris)
“What Is Right” (featuring Nile Rodgers)
“Alive” (featuring Jacob Banks)

Chase & Status team up with newcomer Moko for new single ‘Count on Me’

29 Jul


Chase & Status have debuted their new single online.

“Count on Me” – which features vocals from newcomer Moko – is taken from the British production duo’s upcoming third album, “Brand New Machine,” out on October 7 via Universal Music Group / Roc Nation / Mercury Records.

The track serves as the follow-up to previous single “Lost & Not Found,” which peaked at number nine on the UK Singles Chart.

Born Saul Milton and Will Kennard, the hitmakers are also known for collaborating with the likes of Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings], Ne-Yo [Motown Records], Delilah [Atlantic Records], Liam Bailey [Polydor Records], Cee Lo Green [Elektra Records] and Rita Ora [Columbia Records].

Shy FX, Liam Bailey unveil music video for new single ‘Soon Come’

20 Jun


Shy FX has debuted the music video for his new single online.
“Soon Come” – which features Liam Bailey – is lifted from the British producer’s upcoming album, “Larger Than Life,” out soon via Digital Soundboy.

The Drum & Bass hitmaker – real name Andre Williams – has previously teamed up the likes of Ms. Dynamite [Relentless Records], Dizzee Rascal [Island Records] and Daniel “DJ Fresh” Stein [Ministry of Sound].

Some of his other credits include David Guetta [Virgin Records], Estelle Swaray [Home School / Atlantic Records], Yasmin [Ministry of Sound], Magnetic Man [Columbia Records], Tinie Tempah [Parlophone Records], Labrinth [Syco Music / Odd Child Recordings] and Plan B [679 Artists / Atlantic Records].

Meanwhile, Liam Bailey is currently working on his upcoming debut album “Out of Shadows,” which is scheduled to be released via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records / Lioness Records.

The collection is expected to boast productions from Salaam Remi (Craig David, Amy Winehouse), Saul “Chase” Milton (Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue) and Will “Status” Kennard (Alexandra Burke, Paloma “Delilah” Stoecker).

Kylie Minogue collaborates with Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley for new album

16 Jun


Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has collaborated with super producer Timbaland for her upcoming twelfth studio album, scheduled to be released later this year via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

Recent credits by the legendary hitmaker – real name Timothy Mosley – include “Grown Woman” by Beyonce [Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records] and “Tunnel Vision” by Justin Timberlake [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next projects by Priyanka Chopra [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], Kat Dahlia [Vested in Culture / Epic Records], Nikki Williams [Chameleon Entertainment / Island Def Jam Recordings] and Keri Hilson [Mosley Music Group / Interscope Records].

In addition to Timbaland, the follow-up to 2010’s “Aphrodite” is expected to feature additional alliances from Chase & Status (Alexandra Burke, Rita Ora), Pharrell Williams (Robin Thicke, Usher Raymond), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Toni Braxton, Nelly Furtado), Greg Kurstin (Sia Furler, Natasha Bedingfield) and Fernando Garibay (Lady Gaga, Britney Spears).

Kylie Minogue reunites with Jim Eliot for new album

12 May


Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has reunited with Jim Eliot for her upcoming studio album, which serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Aphrodite.”

The pair previously teamed up on singles “2 Hearts” and “All the Lovers,” as well as the Richard “Biff” Stannard-assisted “You Make Me Feel” by Kish Mauve.

Eliot is also known for collaborating with artists such as Ladyhawke [Universal Music Group / Modular Records], Olly Murs [Sony Music Group / Epic Records], Ellie Goulding [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records] and Will Young [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

As previously reported, the new collection by Minogue will boast further songwriting contributions from Cathy Dennis, Ariel Rechtshaid, Sia Furler, Kelly Sheehan, Bonnie McKee, Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton, and Anjulie Persaud.

Producers include Pharrell Williams, Fernando Garibay, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Greg Kurstin, Fernando Garibay, Tor Erik Hermansen, and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Saul “Chase” Milton and Will “Status” Kennard.

Kylie Minogue recruits Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan for new album

2 May

Australian artist Kylie Minogue has recruited the songwriting services of Kelly Sheehan for her upcoming twelfth studio album, which is due later this year via Warner Music Group / Roc Nation / Parlophone Records.

The hitmaker – also known as Madame Buttons – is responsible for helming tracks including “How We Do (Party)” by Rita Ora [Roc Nation / Columbia Records], “Unlove Me” by Leona Lewis [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Young Forever” by Nicki Minaj [Republic Records].

She also collaborated with artists including David Guetta [EMI Music Group / Virgin Records], Jason Derulo [Warner Bros. Records], Bonnie McKee [Epic Records], Priyanka Chopra [Interscope Records], Ciara [Epic Records], T.I. [Atlantic Records], Karmin [Epic Records], Justin Bieber [Island Def Jam Recordings] and Nicole Scherzinger [Interscope Records].

Meanwhile, other songwriters backing Minogue on the follow-up to 2010’s “Aphrodite” are Sia Furler (Beyonce Knowles, Christina Aguilera), Ariel Rechtshaid (Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX), Sean “Elijah Blake” Fenton (Usher, Keyshia Cole), Anjulie Persaud (Cassie, Nicki Minaj), Bonnie McKee (Miley Cyrus, Kelly Clarkson) and Cathy Dennis (Pixie Lott, Janet Jackson).

Producers include Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Christina Milian, Lionel Richie), Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton), Greg Kurstin (Lily Rose Cooper, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Fernando Garibay (Britney Spears, Wynter Gordon), Saul “Chase” Milton (Rihanna, Cee Lo Green) and Will “Status” Kennard (Alexandra Burke, Rita Ora).

Elijah Blake, Rodney Jerkins grace new album by Kylie Minogue

12 Apr

Australian singer/songwriter Kylie Minogue has added Elijah Blake and Rodney Jerkins to the list of contributors for her upcoming twelfth album, out soon via Warner Music Group / Roc Nation / Parlophone Records.

Recent credits by Blake – born Sean Fenton – include “I Choose You” by Keyshia Cole [Universal Music Group / Geffen Records], “Cold War” by Marsha Ambrosius [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “No Love Allowed” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings].

Meanwhile, Jerkins – better known as Darkchild – has produced hits such as “Bucket List” by Nelly Furtado [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], “Listen to Your Heart” by Alicia Keys [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and “Silver Linings” by Jessie J [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Other songwriters backing Minogue on the follow-up to 2010’s “Aphrodite” are Ariel Rechtshaid (Charli XCX, Solange Knowles), Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Rita Ora), Sia Furler (Nikki Williams, Alexis Jordan), Cathy Dennis (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Janet Jackson) and Anjulie Persaud (Nicki Minaj, Cassie Ventura).

Producers include Stargate: Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Natasha Bedingfield), Fernando Garibay (Priyanka Chopra, Nicole Scherzinger), Saul “Chase” Milton (Rihanna, Cee Lo Green) and Will “Status” Kennard (Alexandra Burke, Rita Ora).