Tag Archives: Cirkut (producer)

Ne-Yo, Juicy J premiere “She Knows” music video

9 Oct


Ne-Yo has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The R&B singer, songwriter and record producer posted the Emil Nava-directed clip for “She Knows” to his Vevo page on Wednesday (October 08, 2014).

“She Knows” – featuring Juicy J – was produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, who are also responsible for Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N’ Potions” [Republic], Becky G’s “Shower” [Kemosabe] and Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” [RCA].

As previously reported, Ne-Yo’s next studio collection “Non Fiction” will hit stores on November 11 via Compound Entertainment / Motown Records.

The new LP serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “R.E.D.,” which peaked at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles “Lazy Love,” “Forever Now” and “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself).”

Fans of Ne-Yo’s songwriting and production work should look out for the next projects by Rihanna [Roc Nation Records], K. Michelle [Atlantic Records], Gabi Wilson [RCA Records] and Keri Hilson [Interscope Records].

Watch the music video for “She Knows” below.

Ciara reunites with Polow Da Don for new album

7 Oct


Ciara has reunited with Polow Da Don for her upcoming sixth album.

The pair previously teamed up on singles “Promise” and “Never Ever,” taken from the albums “Ciara: The Evolution” and “Fantasy Ride,” respectively.

Polow Da Don – born Jamal Jones – is also responsible for producing “Anaconda” by Nicki Minaj [Republic Records], “Someone Else” by Mario [RCA Records] and “Wickedest Style” by Sean Paul [Atlantic Records].

Ciara, meanwhile, is expected to release her new studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Ciara,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “Body Party,” “I’m Out” and “Overdose.”

Other musicians backing Ciara on the new LP are Dr. Luke (Ne-Yo, Katy Perry), Mike WiLL Made It (Usher, Keri Hilson), Diane Warren (Brandy, Paloma Faith), Cirkut (Rihanna, Miley Cyrus) and Soundz (K. Michelle, Jasmine Villegas).

Watch the music video for “Love Sex Magic” below.

Jennifer Lopez drafts Sandy Vee for new album

23 Feb

American entertainer Jennifer Lopez has drafted Sandy Vee for her upcoming album eighth studio album, which is scheduled for release later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings.

The French hitmaker – real name Sandy Wilhelm – is responsible for co-writing and producing hit singles “Boomerang” by Nicole Scherzinger [Universal Music Group / Interscope Records], “Collide” by Leona Lewis [Simco Limited / Sony Music Entertainment] and “Commander” by Kelly Rowland featuring David Guetta [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Meanwhile, other musicians backing Lopez on the follow-up to 2011’s “Love” are Nadir “RedOne” Khayat (Jennifer Hudson, Kylie Minogue), Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald (Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears), The Cataracs (Sia Furler, Chris Brown), Henry “Cirkut” Walter (Adam Lambert, Rihanna) and Dreamlab Productions: Leah Haywood & Daniel Pringle (Nikki Williams, Demi Lovato).