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Dua Lipa premieres “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” music video

12 Sep

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Dua Lipa has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” to her YouTube channel on Monday (September 12, 2016).

“Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Lauren Christy (Avril Lavigne, Britney Spears) and Jon Levine (Rachel Platten, Bebe Rexha).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa will release her self-titled debut album – featuring previous singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance” and “Hotter Than Hell” – on February 10, 2017 via Warner Brothers Records UK.

The keenly-awaited project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Chris Loco, Noonie Bao, BloodPop, Axident, JHart, Greg Wells, Whitney Phillips, Two Inch Punch, Camille Purcell, Knox Brown, and Ed Drewett.

Watch the music video for “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” below.

Justine Skye confirms new single “U Don’t Know”

7 Sep

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Justine Skye has confirmed the details for her new single.

The singer-songwriter christened “U Don’t Know” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 9 via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“U Don’t Know” was collectively helmed by Chris Loco (Raleigh Ritchie), Jeremiah Daniels (Teyana Taylor) and Kevin Garrett (Beyonce), with additional production duties from Moon Willis (Chris Brown).

Skye’s first studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Jay-Z’s Universal Music imprint Roc Nation Records.

Watch the music video for “Collide” below.

Emeli Sande announces details for new single “Hurts”

5 Sep

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Emeli Sande has announced the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer-songwriter christened “Hurts” as the first promotional cut from her sophomore album and will release it in September 16 via iTunes.

Production duties on “Hurts” were collectively handled by regular collaborators Mac & Phil (Ava Lily, Tamera Foster) and Mojam (Sam Smith, Jess Glynne).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second album is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Shakil Ashraf, Wayne Hector, Rodney Jerkins, Supa Dups, Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Di Genius, Jim Eliot, Crada, Tre Jean-Marie, Mike Spencer, Jonny Coffer, Syience, and TMS.

Sande’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

On the songwriting front, Sande co-penned tracks for Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

Watch the music video for “Next to Me” below.

Emeli Sande announces details for new single “Intermission”

26 Aug

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Emeli Sande has announced the details for her new single.

The Scottish singer-songwriter christened “Intermission” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore studio collection and will release it in September via iTunes.

Production duties on “Intermission” were handled by Shakil “Shakaveli” Ashraf, who also worked with the likes of Naughty Boy (“Pardon Me”), James Arthur (“Flyin”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), and Krept & Konan (“Messages”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sande’s second album is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Capitol Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Naughty Boy, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Rodney Jerkins, Supa Dups, Jerry Duplessis, Wyclef Jean, Di Genius, Jim Eliot, Crada, Tre Jean-Marie, Mike Spencer, Jonny Coffer, Mojam, Syience, and TMS.

Sande’s debut studio collection, 2012’s “Our Version of Events”, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered international hit singles including “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

On the songwriting front, Sande co-penned tracks for Tanika Bailey (“Runaway”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), and Gorgon City (“Imagination”).

Watch the music video for “My Kind of Love” below.

RAYE releases new mini-collection “Second”

11 Aug

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British singer-songwriter RAYE – real name Rachel Keen – has released her new mini-collection “Second” via iTunes in partnership with Polydor Records.

Current single “I, U, Us” was written by RAYE along with Charlotte “Charli XCX” Aitchison, Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius and Frederick “FRED” Gibson.

Other musicians backing RAYE on “Second” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Tell Me,” “Ambition” and “Distraction” – are BloodPop (Tinashe, Justin Bieber) and Knox Brown (Mary J. Blige, Emeli Sande).

On the songwriting front, RAYE co-wrote Blonde’s hit single “All Cried Out” along with Cass Lowe and Lucas Secon. The Alex Newell-featuring track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

She also worked with top musicians including Jonny Coffer, Sampha, Chris Loco, Stacy Barthe, Illangelo, Jimmy Napes, Labrinth, Two Inch Punch, Arnthor Birgisson, Jonny Lattimer, MNEK, Jin Jin, Bless Beats, and Wayne Wilkins.

Listen to the audio clip for “Distraction” below.

RAYE confirms details for new single

9 Aug

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RAYE has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer-songwriter – real name Rachel Keen – christened “I, U, US” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming project.

“I, U, US” was written by RAYE along with Charlotte “Charli XCX” Aitchison, Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius and Frederick “FRED” Gibson.

RAYE’s forthcoming collection, tentatively entitled “Back 2 the Winter,” is expected to arrive later this year through Polydor Records.

On the songwriting front, RAYE co-wrote Blonde’s hit single “All Cried Out” along with Cass Lowe and Lucas Secon. The Alex Newell-featuring track peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

She also worked with top musicians including Sampha, Emeli Sande, Chris Loco, Stacy Barthe, Illangelo, Jimmy Napes, Labrinth, Two Inch Punch, Arnthor Birgisson, BloodPop, Jonny Lattimer, Knox Brown, and Wayne Wilkins.

Watch the music video for “HOTBOX” below.

Sinead Harnett releases new mini-collection online

8 Aug

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Sinead Harnett has released her new EP online.

The self-titled mini-collection – featuring lead single “If You Let Me” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Rinse Recordings.

Amongst the musicians backing Harnett on the follow-up to 2014’s “N.O.W.” are GRADES (NAO, Sasha Keable), Snakehips (Tinashe, Zayn Malik), Chris Loco (Kwabs, Emeli Sande), and KAYTRANADA (AlunaGeorge, Craig David).

The British songbird is also known for providing guest vocals on tracks released by Disclosure (“Boiling”), Wiley (“Walk Away”), Rudimental (“Treading on Water”), and Nick Brewer (“Never Say Never”).

On the songwriting front, Harnett co-wrote Blonde’s 2014 single “Higher Ground” along with regular collaborator Ed Thomas.

Watch the music video for “If You Let Me” below.

Dua Lipa drafts Lauren Christy, Jon Levine for new single “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)”

31 Jul

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Dua Lipa is gearing up to release a brand new single in September.

The British singer-songwriter christened “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” as the fifth promotional cut from her upcoming self-titled debut album.

“Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” was written by Dua Lipa along with Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha, Iggy Azalea) and Jon Levine (Rachel Platten, Leona Lewis).

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s first studio collection – featuring previous singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance” and “Hotter Than Hell” – is scheduled to arrive on February 10, 2017 via Warner Brothers Records.

Other album songwriters include Andrew Wyatt, Lucy Taylor, Talay Riley, Chelcee Grimes, Karen Poole, Laura Dockrill, Sarah Hudson, Camille Purcell, Noonie Bao, Emily Warren, JHart, Iain James, Ed Drewett, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has teamed up with TMS, Emile Haynie, Greg Wells, Josh Record, Two Inch Punch, Chris Loco, Digital Farm Animals, BloodPop, Sacha Skarbek, Adam Argyle, and Jayson DeZuzio.

Watch the music video for “Last Dance” below.

Taya teams up with Redlight for new single “Here With Me”

1 Jul

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Singer/songwriter Taya has teamed up with producer-composer Redlight for his new single “Here With Me.”

The track is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Lobster Boy Limited and Atlantic Records.

It was co-written by Taya – real name Taylor Fowlis – along with Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Jonathan “Jonny” Coffer.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Taya is expected to release her first studio collection later this year.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Laura Dockrill, Ina Wroldsen, Karen Poole, Nicola Roberts, Maiday, Tom Havelock, and James Newman.

On the production front, Taya has enlisted Chris Loco, Starsmith, Al Shux, George Reid, Howard Lawrence, Parker Ighile, and Digital Farm Animals.

Listen to the audio clip for “Here with Me” below.

Dua Lipa hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco

24 May

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Dua Lipa has recorded new material with Chris Loco and Emily Warren.

Loco is known for producing and co-writing tracks performed by Raleigh Ritchie (“Stronger Than Ever”), Maverick Sabre (“Give Me Love”), Rita Ora (“Shine Ya Light”), Emeli Sande (“Easier in Bed”) and Leona Lewis (“I to You”).

Meanwhile, Warren’s songwriting resume boasts works for Becky Hill (“Back to My Love”), Astrid S (“Jump”), Melanie Martinez (“Soap”), Jessie J (“Masterpiece”) and Shawn Mendes (“Aftertaste”).

Dua Lipa, on the other hand, is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring previous singles “New Love,” “Be the One,” “Last Dance” and “Hotter Than Hell” – later this year through Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Greg Wells, Kid Harpoon, BloodPop, Two Inch Punch, BURNS, Christopher Baran, Jayson DeZuzio, Knox Brown, Josh Record, Banx & Ranx, and TMS.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has teamed with JHart, Ed Drewett, Andrew Wyatt, Talay Riley, Iain James, Chelcee Grimes, Laura Dockrill, Karen Poole, Andrew Jackson, Sarah Hudson, and Noonie Bao.

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.