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Kara Marni drafts Laura Dockrill, Ollie Green for new collaboration

31 Oct

British singer/songwriter Kara Marni has drafted Laura Dockrill and Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

Dockrill’s songwriting resume boasts works with Anne-Marie (“Karate”), MNEK (“More than a Miracle”), Elli Ingram (“Table for Two”), Javeon (“Give Up”), Dornik (“Drive”), Jessie Ware (“Small Talk”) and Courage (“Wild at Heart”).

Meanwhile, Green is known for co-penning and/or producing cuts performed by Frances (“Love Me Again”), Alex Newell (“Devilish”), Freya Ridings (“Maps”), Jones (“Indulge”), Leo Kalyan (“Daydream”), Alan Walker (“Tired”), John Gibbons (“Sunglasses in the Rain”) and Gavin James (“Hearts on Fire”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Marni’s upcoming project – featuring the Sebastian Kole-penned / Invisible Men-produced lead single “Golden” – is expected to arrive early next year via Access Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Amy Wadge, Lauren Aquilina, Fabienne, Trey Campbell, Autumn Rowe, Grace Tither, Mullally, Steph Jones, Andrea Martin, Rachel Furner, Eyelar, Kingsley Brown, Maegan Cottone, Grace Barker, and Frances.

In addition to The Invisible Men, Marni has also worked with producers including Mac & Phil, Chris Loco, Lostboy, Maths Time Joy, Pantha, Fred Cox, Laconic, Joel Compass, Aston Rudi, and MNEK.

Watch the music video for “Golden” below.

Kamille confirms details for debut mini-album

30 Oct

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has christened her debut mini-album “My Head’s a Mess” and will release it on November 17th via Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Body” – which was co-written and produced by Linus Nordstrom and Frank Nobel of Goldfingers – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“My Head’s a Mess” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ritual, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Two Inch Punch, BullySongs, Fred Ball, Dantae Johnson, and MakeYouKnowLove.

As a songwriter, Kamille has contributed to the next projects by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, Tamera Foster, and 5 After Midnight.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

YEBBA releases new promotional single “Evergreen”

27 Oct

American singer/songwriter Yebba Smith, known mononymously as YEBBA, has released her new promotional single online.

“Evergreen” – which was co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and George Moore – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

YEBBA’s upcoming debut project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Tayla Parx, Chris Loco, Two Inch Punch, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Raphael Saadiq, and Harmony “H-Money” Samuels – is expected to arrive early next year.

She has also provided guest vocals and co-wrote “No Peace” alongside James “Jimmy Napes” Napier, which appears on Sam Smith’s upcoming sophomore album “The Thrill of it All” (PMR Records / Capitol Records).

Stream the audio clip for “Evergreen” below.

Ray BLK enlists Shama Joseph for new collaboration

25 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has enlisted Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph for a new collaboration.

Joseph is known co-writing and producing Rihanna’s “Man Down,” Alesha Dixon’s “Drummer Boy,” Jennifer Lopez’s “Emotions,” Nicki Minaj’s “Win Again,” Miranda Brooke’s “Hater,” Elle Varner’s “Where Your Man Is,” Kid Ink’s “No Miracles,” Ava Lily’s “Painkiller,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

The Haitian-American musician’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters including Chantal Kreviazuk, Emily Warren, Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks, Jessica “Harloe” Ashley, Tiwa Savage, Natalie Sims, Carmen Reece, Emanuel Kiriakou, James “JHart” Abrahart, and Rock City.

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Snakehips, Jin Jin, Parker Ighile, Tamera Foster, Naughty Boy, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Evan Bogart, Mr. Hudson, Chris Loco, Raye, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, Cass Lowe, MNEK, Jax Jones, Two Inch Punch, Courage, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “Baby Girlz” below.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has teamed up with Emily Warren and Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by Sigrid, Liam Payne, Dua Lipa, Sigala, Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly, David Guetta, Shakira, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, Liza Owen, Phoebe Ryan, and Ella Henderson.

Meanwhile, Loco is responsible for co-writing and producing Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of the Loco’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, Ray BLK, and Jojo.

Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Heavy” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Justin Parker, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Moon Willis, Jamie Scott, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Raye, Amy Wadge, Stacy Barthe, Chelcee Grimes, Natasha Bedingfield, Jin Jin, Sasha Sloan, Eyelar, Negin Djafari, Kamille, Jennifer Decilveo, Tash Phillips, Wayne Hector, Ed Sheeran, Iain James, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Levi Lennox, and JHart.

Watch the music video for “Heavy” below.

Kamille reunites with Wayne Hector for new collaboration

20 Oct

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has reunited with fellow songwriter Wayne Hector for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on the Steve Robson-produced “You Don’t Know Love” and “Grow Up,” taken from Olly Murs’ 2016 album “24 HRS,” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.

Hector’s recent songwriting credits include Steps’ “You Make Me Whole,” Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Sunrise Avenue’s “I Help You Hate Me,” Little Mix’s “Nothing Else Matters,” Taya’s “When You’re Sober,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “First Time,” Kaiser Chef’s “Sunday Morning,” and Jones’ “Til We Get There.”

Meanwhile, Kamille’s upcoming debut project – featuring contributions from Chris Loco, BullySongs, Two Inch Punch, MYKL, Dantae Johnson, and RITUAL – is expected to arrive early next year via Virgin EMI Records.

Her current promotional single “Body” – which was produced by Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom of Goldfingers – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the songwriting front, Kamille has contributed to the next releases by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, Tamera Foster, and 5 After Midnight.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Ray BLK hits the studio with Tamera Foster

14 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with fellow recording artist Tamera Foster for a new collaboration.

“Making sweet music with Parker Ighile and Ray Blk,” Foster posted to her InstaStory on Saturday (October 14, 2017).

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future BLK release or Foster’s upcoming debut album.

As a songwriter, Foster co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Kieza and Bakermat alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam.

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with top producers and songwriters including The Electric (“Mirror My Love”), Chelcee Grimes (“Turn it Up Overnight”), Knightstarr (“Mama Used to Say”), Balistiq (“Let Me In”), Andrew Stewart-Jones (“Neverland”) and Tom Aspaul (“Golden Shackles”).

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Snakehips, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, Cass Lowe, MNEK, Jax Jones, Two Inch Punch, Courage, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Want You Back” – which was originally intended for Foster’s debut project under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music – below.