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Era Istrefi enlists James “JHart” Abrahart for new collaboration

1 Sep

Era Istrefi has enlisted James “JHart” Abrahart for a new collaboration.

The British songwriter is known for co-writing Little Mix’s “Power,” Kelsea Ballerini’s “Machine Heart,” Zara Larsson’s “I Would Like,” Charlie Puth’s “Dangerously,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Keith Urban’s “Wasted Time,” Rita Ora’s “Body on Me,” Stanaj’s “Changed,” and Fifth Harmony’s “I Lied.”

JHart’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters and producers including Greg Wells, Audra Mae, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Alex Hope, Harmony Samuels, Lindy Robbins, David Guetta, Victoria Horn, Ricky Reed, Taylor Parks, Fraser T. Smith, Shungudzo Kuyimba, and LOSTBOY.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez, Lea Michele), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Tinashe, Ella Eyre).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Rami Yacoub, Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Bonbon” below.

Era Istrefi taps Jonas Jeberg for new collaboration

27 Aug

Era Istrefi has tapped Jonas Jeberg for a new collaboration.

The Danish record producer recently helmed singles for Selena Gomez (“Fetish”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Why”), Daya (“Words”), Shawn Hook (“Reminding Me”) and Dirty Heads (“Vacation”).

Jeberg’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Ammar Malik, Cara Salimando, Danny Parker, Fransisca Hall, Ed Drewett, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Iain James, Makeba Riddick, Claude Kelly, Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, Taylor Parks, Andre Merritt, and Cathy Dennis.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Ariana Grande), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Halsey, Camila Cabello), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Ella Eyre, Adam Lambert).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.

Mollie King reunites with Xenomania’s Brian Higgins for new single “Hair Down”

27 Aug

Mollie King has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Hair Down” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who previously teamed up with King as part of The Saturdays on “All Fired Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

Some of his other notable credits include Girls Aloud’s “Something New,” Alesha Dixon’s “The Boy Does Nothing,” Sugababes’ “Red Dress,” Melanie Blatt’s “Do Me Wrong,” Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s Okay,” Kylie Minogue’s “Giving You Up,” and Rebecca Ferguson’s “Mr. Bright Eyes.”

King’s first studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett), Knightstarr (Pixie Lott), The Rascals (Kelly Rowland), Electric (Imani Williams), Red Triangle (Fleur East), Cutfather (Ella Henderson), KIN (Tamera Foster) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, King has worked with Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Tayla Parx (Liza Owen), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Grace Barker (Rita Ora), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Britt Burton (Jessie J) and Nina Nesbitt (Olivia Holt).

Watch the music video for “Back to You” below.

Chelcee Grimes drafts RedOne for debut album

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Chelcee Grimes has drafted Moroccan-Swedish record producer Nadir Khayat (professionally known as RedOne) for her upcoming debut album under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

RedOne’s credits include Lady GaGa’s “Alejandro,” Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor,” Enrique Iglesias’ “I Like It,” Nicki Minaj’s “Starships,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Poison,” Kelly Rowland’s “Down 4 Whatever,” Stanaj’s “The Way I Love Her,” Roya’s “Lie,” and Skyler Stecker’s “Bring Me to Life.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters Cathy Dennis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, Andrea Martin, Sean Douglas, Frankie Storm, Wayne Hector, Makeba Riddick, Talay Riley, Ester Dean, Bilal Hajji, Angela Hunte, Prince Charlez, and Sia Furler.

Grimes’ first studio collection, on the other hand, reportedly yields further productions and songwriting contributions from Steve Robson, Claude Kelly, Wayne Wilkins, Kara DioGuardi, Cutfather, Shelly Peiken, Jamie Hartman, Stuart Crichton, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ed Drewett.

Fans of Grimes’ songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Era Istrefi, Anne-Marie, Dakota, Rita Ora, Antigoni Buxton, Imani Williams, Mollie King, KStewart, Nina Nesbitt, and Tamera Foster.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s works!

Rita Ora connects with Avicii for new single “Lonely Together”

11 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has connected with Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer Avicii (born Tim Bergling) for his new promotional single “Lonely Together,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring co-production duties by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat; “Lonely Together” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony) and Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber).

Preceded by the Steve Mac-produced / Ed Sheeran-penned “Your Song;” Ora’s upcoming sophomore album is scheduled arrive in 2018 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Lonely Together” below.

Antigoni Buxton teases new collaboration with Nicola Roberts

19 Jul

Antigoni Buxton has teased a new collaboration with Nicola Roberts.

“Sick day at the studio yesterday with the lovely @lilcola & Henry Binns,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (July 18, 2017).

Roberts’ songwriting resume boasts works with Girls Aloud (“On the Metro”), Cheryl (“Goodbye Means Hello”), Little Mix (“Going Nowhere”), Tiffany (“Talk”), Joel Compass (“Girlfriends”), Taya (“Redlight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and Tinashe (“Ghetto Boy”).

The former Girls Aloud member has also worked with top producers including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Electric, Devonte Hynes, GRADES, Lucas Secon, MNEK, Fred Ball, Knightstarr, Scott Hoffman, Diztortion, James Draper, Moon Willis, Adriano Buffone, and Dimitri Tikovoi.

Meanwhile, Buxton’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Diane Warren (Ciara), Fiona Bevan (Una Healy), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Chelcee Grimes (Tamera Foster), Anita Blay (Becky Hill) and Chiara Hunter (David Guetta).

Watch the music video for “Beat of My Drum” below.

Era Istrefi drafts French Montana for new single “No I Love Yous”

18 Jul

Era Istrefi has announced the title for her new single.

The Kosovo-Albanian recording artist (born Era Istrefaj) christened “No I Love Yous” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

The French Montana-featuring track, which was co-written by Chloe Angelides and Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard alongside Lukas “Lulou” Loules and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund, is scheduled to arrive on August 25 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to “Bonbon” and the Felix Snow-produced “Redrum,” “Home With You” (co-written by RAYE and co-produced by Big Taste) and “Sapphire” (co-written by Sam Romans and produced by TMS) are among the other tracks slotted for inclusion on Istrefi’s debut album.

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Will Simms, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Linnea Sodahl, Jesse Saint John, and Sarah Hudson.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.