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Ray BLK drafts Cass Lowe for debut album

18 May

Photo Credit: Elle UK

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has drafted Cass Lowe for her upcoming debut album.

The multi-platinum selling British songwriter and record producer’s credits include Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” Blonde’s “All Cried Out,” Sinead Harnett’s “Anywhere But Here,” Cheryl’s “Coming Up for Air,” Shola Ama’s “Boyfriend,” Fifth Harmony’s “Scared of Lonely,” AlunaGeorge’s “I Remember,” Felix Jaehn’s “Hot2Touch,” Niia Bertino’s “Girl Like Me,” Kwabs’ “Make You Mine,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “The House We Never Built,” and Hey Violet’s “Pure.”

Among the fellow producers Lowe has worked with are Electric, Mike Spencer, Dallas Austin, Jesse Shatkin, Lucas Secon, Gary Go, MNEK, Martin Terefe, Guy Sigsworth, Richard Stannard, Ash Howes, Jonas Quant, Robin Hanniball, Mark Ralph, Scott Hoffman, Adam Midgley, Tommy Baxter, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Bradford Ellis, Julian Bunetta, Martin Solveig, and Stargate.

Meanwhile, BLK is expected to release her upcoming project, which serves as the follow-up to 2016’s “Durt,” later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Paul Epworth (FKA twigs, Florence Welch), Chris Loco (Rita Ora, Jessie Reyez), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Dido, Janelle Monae), MNEK (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha) and Jordan Riley (Ella Henderson, Calum Scott).

Fans of Cass Lowe’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Sam Smith, Ella Henderson, Stanaj, Paloma Faith, Alex Aiono, Leona Lewis, Zak Abel, Anne-Marie, Astrid S, David Guetta, Kenzie May, DAGNY, KStewart, Nick Jonas, Rudimental, Kiah Victoria, and MØ.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Lowe’s work!

Kara Marni teases new collaboration with MNEK

15 May

Kara Marni has teased a new collaboration with MNEK.

“Wrote a BOP with ma new bestie @mnek today,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Monday (May 15, 2017).

Recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK (born Uzoechi Emenike) include Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Becky Hill’s “Rude Love,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Tom Aspaul’s “Messy,” Little Mix’s “Touch,” Jojo’s “Good Thing,” Craig David’s “Change My Love,” Matoma’s “False Alarm,” JKAY’s “Danger,” and Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Diplo, Jin Jin, Dimitri Tikovoi, Kamille, Amish “ADP” Patel, Grace Barker, Max McElligott, Caroline Ailin, Tre Jean-Marie, Noonie Bao, Jean Baptiste-Kouame, Kara DioGuardi, Mike Spencer, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Youthonix, Diane Warren, Philip Plested, Laura Dockrill, Josh Record, and TMS.

Meanwhile, Marni is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead single “No Ordinary Love” – later this year via First Access Entertainment.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), GRADES (Jess Glynne), Fred Cox (RAYE), Laconic (Cover Drive), The Rascals (Ariana Grande), Joel Compass (Tinashe), All About She (Sasha Keable) and Chris Loco (Rita Ora).

Fans of MNEK’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Cassie, Bebe Rexha, Ella Henderson, Rozes, Charli XCX, Mabel McVey, Ray BLK, Chromeo, Tamera Foster, Adam Lambert, Wolfie, Melissa Steel, Diztortion, Mo Adeniran, Christina Aguilera, and Akon.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to MNEK’s work!

Kamille teams up with Klas Ahlund for new collaboration

10 May

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, has teamed with Klas Ahlund for a new collaboration.

The Swedish songwriter, record producer, and guitarist is responsible for Robyn’s “Konichiwa Bitches,” Britney Spears’ “Piece of Me,” Madonna’s “Some Girls,” Kylie Minogue’s “Speakerphone,” Charli XCX’s “Roll with Me,” Jordin Sparks’ “See My Side,” Tove Lo’s “Timebomb,” Kesha’s “Sleazy,” Usher’s “Numb,” Ellie Goulding’s “Devotion,” and Katy Perry’s “Walking on Air.”

Ahlund’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters and fellow producers including Bloodshy & Avant, Cathy Dennis, Max Martin, Ali Payami, Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, Arnthor Birgisson, Kool Kojak, Chiara Hunter, Alex Purple, William Orbit, Mr. Bangladesh, Adam Baptiste, Eric Bellinger, Martin Kierszenbaum, Clarence Coffee Jr., Andrea Martin, and Wrabel.

Meanwhile, Kamille is expected to release her debut studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Chris Loco (Jessie Reyez, Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Amber Mark, Elijah Blake), MNEK (Dua Lipa, Becky Hill) and Goldfingers (Fleur East, John Newman).

On the songwriting front, Purcell has contributed to the next releases by The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Her previous credits include Little Mix’s “Black Magic,” Olly Murs’ “Grow Up,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Leona Lewis’s “Mr. Right,” Sam Bailey’s “Treasure,” Jessie J’s “Hero,” The Saturdays’ “What About Us,” and Sigma’s “Find Me.”

Kara Marni teams up with Chris Loco for new collaboration

9 May

British singer/songwriter Kara Marni has teamed up with Christopher Crowhurst, professionally known as Chris Loco, for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter’s credits include Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kylie Minogue’s “Fine,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Elijah Blake’s “Rockabye,” Katherine McPhee’s “Only One,” and Ella Eyre’s “Gravity.”

Loco’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters Andrea Martin, Karen Poole, Ina Wroldsen, Emily Warren, Kelly Sheehan, Natalia Hajjara, Livvi Franc, Brittany Burton, Kirby Lauryen, Celetia Martin, Laura “LP” Pergolizzi, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, Jacob Attwooll, Andrew Jackson, Jaramye Daniels, Bryn Christopher, James Newman, and Scott Harris.

Meanwhile, Marni is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead single “No Ordinary Love” – later this year via First Access Entertainment.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Mac & Phil (The Chainsmokers), GRADES (Jessie Ware), Fred Cox (Janelle Monae), Laconic (Ella Henderson), The Rascals (Fleur East) and Joel Compass (FKA twigs).

Fans of Loco’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Ava Lily, RAYE, Jessie Reyez, Delacey, Sinead Harnett, Taya, Raleigh Ritchie, Shola Ama, Georgia Ku, Melissa Steel, Becky Hill, YEBBA, Dua Lipa, Kenzie May, Anne-Marie, Tamera Foster, and Ray BLK.

Listen to the audio clip for “No Ordinary Love” below.

Emily Warren releases debut single “Hurt By You”

6 May

American singer/songwriter Emily Warren has released her new single online.

“Hurt By You” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Warren alongside Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez, Shawn Mendes) and Nick Ruth (Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen).

Warren’s debut project – featuring the Brittany Burton-assisted / Chris Loco-produced “Quite Like This” – is expected to arrive later this year.

Her recent songwriting credits include Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Ava Lily’s “Painkiller,” Becky Hill’s “Back to My Love,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,”and The Chainsmokers’ “Don’t Let Me Down.”

Warren’s extensive resume boasts works with producers including Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Emile Haynie, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Warren “Oak” Felder, Mojam Music, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Electric, Noah Breakfast, Sermstyle, Digital Farm Animals, Kyle Shearer, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman, and T-Collar.

Listen to the audio clip for “Hurt By You” below.

Ray BLK hits the studio with Paul Epworth

3 May

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has recorded new music with Paul Epworth.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter is known for his works with Adele (“Rolling in the Deep”), Usher (“Chains”), Lianne La Havas (“Unstoppable”), FKA twigs (“Pendulum”), Coldplay (“Magic”), Lana Del Rey (“Black Beauty”), Bruno Mars (“Natalie”), Cee Lo Green (“It’s Okay”), Kate Nash (“Mouthwash”) and Florence + the Machine (“Mother”).

Epworth’s resume boasts additional collaborations with fellow producers and songwriters including Benny Blanco, Ammar Malik, Rick Nowels, Bibi Bourelly, Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull, Stacy Barthe, Michael “Clams Casino” Volpe, Joel Little, Ari Levine, Philip Lawrence, and Element (Hitesh Ceon & Kim Ofstad).

Meanwhile, BLK – who won BBC’s Sound of 2017 – is expected to release her upcoming project later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers alliances with Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Jessie Reyez), Jin Jin (Dido, Fleur East), MNEK (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha) and Jordan Riley (Ella Henderson, Calum Scott).

BLK’s critically-acclaimed EP “Durt” – featuring productions from Fraser T. Smith, Joseph “Courage” Carson, SG Lewis, and Felix Joseph – is out now via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream “Durt” below.

Camille Purcell teases new collaboration with The Script

16 Apr

Camille Purcell has teased a new collaboration with The Script.

“@thescriptofficial love u. i’ve been slyly starstruck cos I love (study) all your songs and Breakeven 100% inspired me to start writing 😢😩 it’s aite tho I’ve been playin it cool all this time you’d never know I’m the number one Stan 😁🔪🙊 #5thAlbum,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Purcell’s songwriting resume boasts credits with Little Mix (“Shout Out to My Ex”), Olly Murs (“You Don’t Know Love”), Fleur East (“Sax”), Sam Bailey (“Treasure”), Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Leona Lewis (“Mr. Right”), Roll Deep (“All or Nothing”), Jessie J (“Hero”), Lena (“Keep on Living”), The Saturdays (“What About Us”) and Sigma (“Find Me”).

She’s also working on her upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records with the likes of Chris Loco (RAYE, Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Jessie Ware), Dantae Johnson (Vanessa White, Kieran Alleyne) and Goldfingers (John Newman, Liza Owen).

Meanwhile, The Script – composed of Danny O’Donoghue, Mark Sheehan, and Glen Power – are expected to release their fifth studio collection later this year via Phonogenic Records and Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project – featuring additional songwriting contributions and productions from Toby Gad, JHart, and Greg Wells – serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “No Sound Without Silence,” which topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Fans of Purcell’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Jess Glynne, David Guetta, Rita Ora, Liza Owen, Mollie King, Sigala, Tamera Foster, Calum Scott, Dua Lipa, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Stream “No Sound Without Silence” below.