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Becky Hill debuts new single “Back to My Love”

30 Apr

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Becky Hill has debuted her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the audio clip for “Back to My Love” – featuring Little Simz – to her SoundCloud channel on Thursday (April 28, 2016).

The track was co-written by Emily Warren, whose other credits include Jessie J’s “Masterpiece” [Republic], Shawn Mendes’ “Aftertaste” [Island] and Fifth Harmony’s “Them Girls Be Like” [Epic / Syco Music].

Production duties on “Back to My Love” were handled by Noah Breakfast, who also worked with the likes of Ellie Goulding [Polydor], Tory Lanez [Interscope], Jeremih [Def Jam] and Santigold [Atlantic].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hill is expected to release her first studio collection later this year through her own record label Eko Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from MNEK (Beyonce), Karen Poole (Lily Allen), GRADES (NAO), Kara DioGuardi (Christina Aguilera), Chris Loco (Emeli Sande) and Tom Aspaul (AlunaGeorge).

Listen to the audio clip for “Back to My Love” below.

Raye shares new single “Distraction”

7 Apr

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Raye has debuted her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Rachel Keen – posted the audio clip for “Distraction” to her Vevo channel on Monday (April 04, 2016).

“Distraction” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Raye along with the songs produced Frederick “FRED” Gibson.

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Raye’s upcoming mini-collection, “Back2Winter,” which is scheduled for release later this year through Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Her full-length debut album, on the other hand, reportedly boasts further productions from Chris Loco, Labrinth, Two Inch Punch, Jimmy Napes, MNEK, Wayne Wilkins, Bless Beats, Knox Brown, Arnthor Birgisson, and BloodPop.

Listen to the audio clip for “Distraction” below.

Taya hits the studio with Chris Loco

6 Apr

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Taya has recorded new music with Chris Loco.

The British record producer and songwriter – real name Christopher Crowhurst – recently helmed “Stronger Than Ever” and “Cowards” for Raleigh Ritchie. Both tracks appear on the Ritchie’s debut album, “You’re a Man Now, Boy.”

Other notable by Loco include Rita Ora’s “Shine Ya Light” [Roc Nation], Katherine McPhee’s “Only One” [eOne], Ella Eyre’s “Two” [Virgin EMI], Leona Lewis’ “I to You” [Syco] and Kylie Minogue’s “Fine” [Parlophone].

Meanwhile, Taya is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Got Me Wondering,” “Fingerprints” and “Sweet Waste of Time” – later this year through Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Digital Farm Animals, Eyelar, George Reid, Karen Poole, Howard Lawrence, Nicola Roberts, Al Shux, Ina Wroldsen, Starsmith, Tom Havelock, and James Newman.

Fans of Loco’s work, on the other hand, should look out for the next projects by Emeli Sande, Sinead Harnett, Raye, Etta Bond, Becky Hill, Tamera Foster, Vanessa White, and Melissa Steel.

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.

Raleigh Ritchie releases debut album “You’re a Man Now, Boy”

28 Feb

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Raleigh Ritchie has released his debut studio collection online.

“You’re a Man Now, Boy” – featuring singles “Bloodsport,” “The Greatest” and “Stronger Than Ever” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The highly anticipated LP was helmed prominently by Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Paul Herman (Emeli Sande, Natasha Bedingfield).

Other album contributors include Chris Loco (Ella Eyre), Mike Spencer (Jack Garratt), Utters (All Saints), Mike Elizondo (Eminem), George Reid (AlunaGeorge) and Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar).

Listen to the audio clip for “Cowards” below.

Emeli Sande hints at new collaboration with Wyclef Jean

18 Feb

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Emeli Sande has hinted at a new collaboration with Wyclef Jean.

“WYCLEF HERO JEAN,” the Scottish singer-songwriter posted to her Instagram account on Wednesday (February 17, 2016).

Along with regular collaborator Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Jean co-wrote and produced songs for Whitney Houston (“My Love is Your Love”), Shakira (“Hips Don’t Lie”), Estelle (“Thank You”), and Samantha Jade (“Step Up”).

His extensive resume includes further works with Carlos Santana (“Maria Maria”), T.I. (“You Know What It Is”), R. Kelly (“Ghetto Religion”), Mya (“Pussycats”), Cris Cab (“Ticket”) and Major Lazer (“Reach for the Stars”).

Meanwhile, Sande will release the follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events” later this year through Capitol Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from Mac & Phil, Jonny Coffer, Rodney Jerkins, Mojam, Supa Dups, Di-Genius, TMS, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Jim Eliot, Syience, and Mike Spencer.

As a songwriter, Sande recently co-penned cuts for Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), The Veronicas (“Always”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

In addition to launching her own management company, “Jupiter Management,” in partnership with Roc Nation, she also contributed to the next projects by Alicia Keys [RCA], Raye [Polydor Records], and Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI].

Watch the music video for “Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)” below.

Raye covers Kendrick Lamar’s “Sing About Me”

17 Feb

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Raye has shared a new cover video online.

The British singer-songwriter posted her rendition of Kendrick Lamar’s “Sing About Me” to YouTube on Tuesday (February 16, 2016).

Raye’s upcoming major-label debut project – featuring the BloodPop-produced “Tell Me” – will be released later this year through Polydor Records.

Moreover, she collaborated with top songwriters and producers including Labrinth, Emeli Sande, Bless Beats, Jin Jin, Wayne Wilkins, Jimmy Napes, MNEK, Chris Loco, Arnthor Birgisson, and Knox Brown.

On the songwriting front, Raye co-penned “All Cried Out” for Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield of UK house production duo Blonde along with Cass Lowe and Lucas Secon. The Alex Newell-featuring track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for “Sing About Me” below.

Vanessa White teams up with Wretch 32 for new single “Lipstick Kisses”

16 Feb

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Vanessa White has announced the title of her new single.

The British singer-songwriter christened “Lipstick Kisses” – featuring Wretch 32 – as the next promotional cut from her upcoming EP, “Chapter One.”

Production duties on “Lipstick Kisses” were handled by regular collaborator Tre Jean-Marie, who also worked on the next projects by Craig David [Sony Music], Melissa Steel [Atlantic], KStewart [Warner Brothers], and M.O [Polydor].

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Chapter One” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Relationship Goals,” “Don’t Wanna Be Your Lover” and “Nostalgia” – will be available for download from February 19 through Karma Artists Recordings.

Meanwhile, White’s full-length debut album – boasting contributions from Chris Loco, Natalia Hajjara, Bless Beats, Joel Compass, Snakehips, Chelcee Grimes, and Future Cut – is expected to hit stores and online outlets later this year.

Watch the music video for “Nostalgia” below.

Raleigh Ritchie debuts new song “The Chased”

7 Feb

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Raleigh Ritchie has debuted a new song online.

The British actor-singer-songwriter posted the audio clip for “The Chased” to his Vevo channel on Friday (February 05, 2016).

“The Chased” was written by Ritchie along with regular collaborator Justin Broad, who also worked with the likes of Izzy Bizu (“Give Me Love”), Emeli Sande (“Maybe”), and Corrine Bailey Rae (“Till it Happens to You”).

Ritchie’s first studio collection “You’re a Man Now, Boy” – featuring singles “Bloodsport,” “Stronger Than Ever” and “Never Better” – is scheduled for release on February 26 through Columbia Records.

Other album contributors include Chris Loco (Maverick Sabre), Paul Herman (Natasha Bedingfield), Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar), DJ Dahi (Madonna), Mike Elizondo (Carrie Underwood), and Utters (All Saints).

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

Sinead Harnett hits the studio with Christian “Crada” Kalla

24 Jan

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Sinead Harnett has recorded new music with Crada.

“Late night vibes w/ @sineadharnett,” the Grammy-nominated German musician posted to his Instagram account on Friday (January 22, 2015).

Crada – real name Christian Kalla – recently produced and co-wrote “Left… Right” for Jordin Sparks along with Meleni “Polly A.” Smith.

His resume includes further works with Marlon Roudette (“Body Language”), Tinie Tempah (“Tears Run Dry”), Jake Miller (“See You Soon”), Conor Maynard (“Drowning”), Drake (“Fireworks”), and Clare Maguire (“Freedom”).

Meanwhile, Harnett is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring previous promotional cuts “She Ain’t Me” and “Do It Anyway” – later this year through Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Album contributors include Chris Loco (Emeli Sande), Bless Beats (Jess Glynne), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith), Ed Drewett (Jessie Ware), Cass Lowe (Tinashe), Jonny Lattimer (Ellie Goulding), and Iain James (Little Mix).

Watch the music video for “Do It Anyway” below.

Raleigh Ritchie premieres “Never Better” music video

22 Jan

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Raleigh Ritchie has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The actor-singer-songwriter – real name Jacob Anderson – posted the visual clip for “Never Better” to his Vevo channel on Friday (January 22, 2016).

“Never Better” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Ritchie along with regular collaborators Justin Broad (Izzy Bizu, Corinne Bailey Rae) and Paul Herman (Dido, Natasha Bedingfield).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ritchie’s first studio collection “You’re a Man Now, Boy” – featuring previous singles “Stronger Than Ever” and “Bloodsport” – will be released on February 26 through Columbia Records.

Other musicians backing Ritchie on the highly-anticipated album are Chris Loco (Professor Green), Mike Elizondo (Gwen Stefani), Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar), Utters (Maverick Sabre), and DJ Dahi (Madonna).

Watch the music video for “Never Better” below.

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