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Selena Gomez unleashes music video for new single “Hands to Myself”

20 Jan


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

The actress-singer posted the Alek Keshishian-directed clip for “Hands to Myself” via her Vevo channel on Wednesday (January 20, 2016).

“Hands to Myself” was co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, who both worked with Pia Mia (“Touch”), Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Love Myself”), and Justin Bieber (“Sorry”).

Production duties were handled by Mattman & Robin (Ellie Goulding, Taylor Swift) and Max Martin (Katy Perry, Britney Spears).

Gomez’s latest studio collection “Revival” – featuring previous singles “Same Old Love” and “Good for You” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Interscope Records.

Other album contributors include Hit-Boy (Tinashe), Jacob Kasher (Meghan Trainor), Chris Braide (Beyonce), Ross Golan (Michael Buble), Sir Nolan (Nick Jonas), Bibi Bourelly (Usher), and Rock Mafia (Miley Cyrus).

Watch the music video for “Hands to Myself” below.

Brandy debuts new song “Beggin & Pleadin”

6 Jan


Brandy has debuted a new song online.

The audio clip for “Beggin & Pleadin” has been posted to the singer and actress’s SoundCloud channel on Tuesday (January 05, 2016).

“Beggin & Pleadin” was co-written by Kirby Lauryen, whose other credits include Fleur East’s “Over Getting Over” [Syco], Monica’s “All Men Lie” [RCA], and Kanye West’s “Only One” [Def Jam].

Production duties were collectively helmed by Warren “Oak” Felder (Ariana Grande), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Nicki Minaj), Ronald “Flippa” Colson (K. Michelle), and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn (Prince Royce).

The track is also slotted for inclusion on Brandy’s upcoming seventh studio collection and follow-up to 2012’s “Two Eleven,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other contributors on the still-untitled album are Darhyl “DJ” Camper (John Legend), Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry), Hit-Boy (Sevyn Streeter), Diane Warren (Rita Ora), and Tiago Carvalho (Rihanna).

Listen to the audio clip for “Beggin and Pleadin” below.

Sevyn Streeter shares “Love in Competition” acoustic performance

6 Jan


Sevyn Streeter has shared a new live performance video online.

The singer/songwriter posted the acoustic rendition for “Love in Competition” to her YouTube channel on Tuesday (January 05, 2016).

“Love in Competition” was co-written by J-Doe, whose other credits include Jennifer Lopez’s “Acting Like That” [Capitol], Ariana Grande’s “Right There” [Republic], and Kelly Rowland’s “Keep it Between Us” [Motown].

Production duties on the original version were handled by Da Internz, who are also behind Tamar Braxton’s “If I Don’t Have You” [Epic], John Legend’s “Made to Love” [Columbia], and Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” [Cash Money].

Streeter’s latest mini-collection “Shoulda Been There, Pt. 1” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Atlantic Records.

Other EP contributors include Dem Jointz (Dr. Dre), Candice Pillay (Rihanna), Hit-Boy (Beyonce), Micah Powell (Tank), B.A.M. (K. Michelle), Count Justice (Chris Brown), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya), and Mansur Zafr (Ashanti).

Watch the acoustic rendition for “Love in Competition” below.

Cass Lowe hints at new collaboration with Tinashe

7 Nov


Cass Lowe has hinted at a new collaboration with Tinashe.

“@Tinashenow got dem pipesssss!,” the record producer and songwriter posted to his Instagram account on Thursday (November 05, 2015).

The pair previously teamed up on “All My Friends” by electronic music group Snakehips. The track – which also features Chance the Rapper – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Other notable credits by Lowe include Blonde (“All Cried Out”), Sinead Harnett (“Anywhere But Here”), Grades (“King”), Cheryl (“Coming Up for Air”), Kwabs (“Make You Mine”) and Elias (“Green Eyes”).

Meanwhile, Tinashe is scheduled to release her second studio collection “Joyride” in January through RCA Records.

Current single “Player” – now available for download via iTunes – was collectively helmed by Chloe Angelides (Nicki Minaj), Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Demi Lovato) and Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Carly Rae Jepsen).

Other contributors on the follow-up to 2014’s “Joyride” are Max Martin (Adele), Dr. Luke (Ciara), Boi-1da (Drake), Dev Hynes (Solange), Hit-Boy (Rihanna), Nic Nac (Pia Mia), Joel Compass (Seal) and Jonas Jeberg (Fifth Harmony).

Listen to the audio clip for “All My Friends” below.

Santigold confirms new album “99¢”

6 Nov


Santigold has confirmed the details for her upcoming studio album.

The singer/songwriter – real name Santi White – christened her next collection “99¢” and will release it on January 22 through Atlantic Records.

Lead single “Can’t Get Enough of Myself” – featuring B.C. – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Album contributors include Justin Raisen (Sky Ferreira), Rostam Batmanglij (Carly Rae Jepsen), Hit-Boy (John Legend), Dave Sitek (Kelis), Sam Dew (Alicia Keys), Patrik Berger (Charli XCX), John Hill (Rihanna), Doc McKinney (The Weeknd) and Jeremiah “Nugget” Raisen (Kelela).

Santigold’s last studio collection, 2012’s “Master of My Make-Believe,” debuted at number twenty one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Big Mouth,” “Disparate Youth” and “The Keepers.”

Peep the tracklisting for “99¢” below.

(01) Can’t Get Enough of Myself / (02) Big Boss Big Time Business / (03) Banshee / (04) Chasing Shadows / (05) Walking in a Circle / (06) Who Be Lovin Me / (07) Rendezvous Girl / (08) Before the Fire / (09) All I Got / (10) Outside the War / (11) Run the Races / (12) Who I Thought You Were

Kehlani teams up with Warren Felder, Andrew Wansel for debut album

4 Nov


Singer/songwriter Kehlani has teamed up with Warren “Oak” Felder and Andrew “Pop” Wansel for her upcoming debut album.

The songwriting and production duo previously helmed songs for Alessia Cara (“Here”), Tamia (“Sandwich and a Soda”), Prince Royce (“Getaway”), Elle Varner (“Only Wanna Give it To You”) and Alicia Keys (“Fire We Make”).

Their extensive resume includes further works with K. Michelle (“V.S.O.P.”), Nicki Minaj (“Right By My Side”), Rihanna (“Numb”), Ariana Grande (“Break Your Heart Right Back”) and Jessie J (“Seal Me With a Kiss”).

Meanwhile, Kehlani is expected to release her first studio collection next year through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Pharrell Williams (Usher), Happy Perez (Miguel), Elijah Blake (Jordin Sparks), Troy Taylor (Trey Songz), Charlie Puth (Fergie) and Hit-Boy (John Legend).

Watch the music video for “FWU” below.

Tinashe, Chris Brown premiere new single “Player” music video

3 Nov

Tinashe - Chris

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

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for the Chris Brown-assisted “Player” to her Vevo channel on Monday (November 02, 2015).

Production duties on “Player” – now available for download via iTunes – were handled by Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Demi Lovato, Ella Eyre).

It was also co-written by Chloe Angelides, whose recent credits include Becky G’s “Break a Sweat” [RCA], Selena Gomez’s “Sober” [Interscope], Ciara’s “Only One” [Epic] and Jojo’s “Say Love” [Atlantic].

Meanwhile, Tinashe’s sophomore album “Joyride” – featuring previous single “Party Favors” – will be released next year through RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated LP delivers additional alliances with Max Martin (Usher), Hit-Boy (Beyonce), Dev Hynes (FKA twigs), Boi-1da (Drake), Dr. Luke (Katy Perry), Nic Nac (Pia Mia) and Joel Compass (Lion Babe).

Watch the music video for “Player” below.