Tag Archives: Colbie Caillat

Toni Braxton reveals tracklisting for new album

7 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and actress Toni Braxton has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming ninth album, “Sex & Cigarettes,” which will arrive on March 23 via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

Current promotional single “Long As I Live” – which was co-written and produced by Antonio Dixon – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Colbie Caillat and En Vogue, who duet with Braxton on “My Heart” and “Tear Me Up, Knock You Down”, the follow-up to 2014’s “Love, Marriage & Divorce” yields further productions/songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, James Newman, Stuart Crichton, and Dapo Torimiro.

See the tracklisting for “Sex & Cigarettes” below.

(1) Deadwood / (2) Coping / (3) Long As I Live / (4) My Heart / (5) FOH / (6) Sorry / (7) Tear Me Up, Knock You Down / (8) Sex & Cigarettes / (9) Mission / (10) Zodiac / (11) Don’t Look Back / (12) The Last Time

Stream the audio clip for “Long As I Live” below.

Toni Braxton schedules release date for new album

10 Feb

Toni Braxton has scheduled the release date for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress will drop her eighth studio collection “Sex & Cigarettes” on March 23 via Def Jam Recordings.

Current promotional single “Long As I Live” – which was co-written and produced by Antonio Dixon – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Colbie Caillat, who duets on Braxton on “My Heart,” the follow-up to 2010’s “Pulse” and 2014’s “Love, Marriage & Divorce” yields further alliances with Fred Ball (Rihanna, Jessie Ware), James Newman (Dua Lipa, Calvin Harris) and Stuart Crichton (Kesha, Tina Arena).

Stream the audio clip for “Long As I Love” below.

Colbie Caillat releases new album “The Malibu Sessions”

7 Oct

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Colbie Caillat has released her sixth studio collection online.

“The Malibu Sessions” – featuring singled “Goldmine” and “Cruisin” – is now available for  download via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

For the follow-up to 2014’s “Gypsy Heart,” Caillat has teamed up with frequent collaborators Mikal Blue and Justin Young alongside Danielle Leverett and Jason Reeves Young of High Dive Heart.

Other album contributors include Toby Gad (Beyonce, John Legend), Kara DioGuardi (Matoma, Christina Aguilera), John Shanks (Lea Michele, Christina Perri) and Rune Westberg (Prince Royce, Jessica Sanchez).

Stream “The Malibu Sessions” below.

Colbie Caillat releases new song “Never Got Away”

13 Aug

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Colbie Caillat has released her new single online.

“Never Got Away” – taken from the singer-songwriter’s upcoming album “The Malibu Sessions” – is now available for download via iTunes.

Caillat wrote “Never Got Away” along with regular collaborators Jason Reeves of High Dive Heart and Rune Westberg.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “The Malibu Sessions” – featuring previous single “Goldmine” – is scheduled to arrive on October 7 via Plummy Lou Records.

Other musicians backing Caillat on the follow-up to 2014’s “Gypsy Heart” are Toby Gad (Lea Michele, Carly Rae Jepsen), Kara DioGuardi (Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears), and John Shanks (Leona Lewis, Natasha Bedingfield).

Listen to the audio clip for “Never Got Away” below.

Colbie Caillat schedules release date for new album “The Malibu Sessions”

23 Jul

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Colbie Caillat has scheduled the release date for her new album.

The singer-songwriter will release “The Malibu Sessions” on October 7th via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Lead single “Goldmine” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Kara DioGuardi, Taylor Berrett, and Jason Reeves of High Dive Heart.

Other musicians backing Caillat on the follow-up to 2014’s “Gypsy Heart” are Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), John Shanks (Miley Cyrus, Lea Michele), and Rune Westberg (Prince Royce, Adam Lambert).

Peep the tracklisting “The Malibu Sessions” below.

(1) Gypsy Heart / (2) Goldmine / (3) Cruisin’ / (4) Like Tomorrow Never Comes / (5) Only You / (6) Good Thing / (7) Runnin / (8) Never Got Away / (9) Don’t Wanna Love You / (10) In Love Again / (11) Now

Colbie Caillat announces details for new single

21 Jul

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Colbie Caillat has announced the details for her new single.

The singer-songwriter christened “Goldmine” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming fifth album “The Malibu Sessions” and will release it on July 22.

“Goldmine” was written by Colbie Caillat along with Kara DioGuardi, Taylor Berrett, and Jason Reeves of High Dive Heart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, “The Malibu Sessions” is expected to arrive later this year through Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The highly anticipated project boasts further contributions from Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), John Shanks (Miley Cyrus, Lea Michele), and Rune Westberg (Prince Royce, Adam Lambert).

Caillat’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “Gypsy Heart,” peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned the Babyface-produced singles “Try” and “Just Like That.”

Preview “The Malibu Sessions” below.

Colbie Caillat confirms new album “The Malibu Sessions”

11 Jul

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Colbie Caillat has confirmed the title for her new album.

The singer-songwriter christened her sixth studio collection “The Malibu Sessions” and will release it later this year through Republic Records.

The keenly-awaited project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Justin Young, Toby Gad, John Shanks, Rune Westburg, Morgan Taylor Reid, and Jason Reeves of High Dive Heart.

Caillat’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “Gypsy Heart,” peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned the Babyface-produced singles “Try” and “Just Like That.”

Preview “The Malibu Sessions” below.

Little Mix work with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds for new album

3 Jan

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Little Mix have worked with Babyface for their upcoming third album.

The R&B musician, singer–songwriter and record producer has written and produced over 26 No. 1 R&B hits throughout his career.

Some of his recent songwriting and production credits include Colbie Caillat’s “Try” [Republic Records], Tamar Braxton’s “Where It Hurts” [Epic Records] and Ella Henderson’s “The First Time” [Syco Music].

He also helmed songs for artists including Mariah Carey [Def Jam Recordings], Celine Dion [Columbia Records], Ariana Grande [Republic Records], Keri Hilson [Interscope Records] and Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records].

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Meanwhile, Little Mix are confirmed to release their second studio collection later this year via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (UK).

The still-untitled project serves as follow-up to 2013’s “Salute,” which peaked at number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

In addition to Babyface, Little Mix also collaborated with TMS, Iain James, Future Cut, Jess Glynne, MNEK, Becky Hill, Tom Aspaul, Camille Purcell, Maegan Cottone, Jin Jin, Chelcee Grimes, and The Monsters & the Strangerz.

Listen to Babyface’s “Rollercoaster” with Toni Braxton below.

Christina Aguilera drafts David Hodges for new album?

24 Dec

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Christina Aguilera has registered a new song title with ASCAP – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

“Waves” was written by Maggie Chapman and Meghan Kabir along with David Hodges, whose credits include Colbie Caillat (“Never Getting Over You”), Lea Michele (“Empty Handed”) and Christina Perri (“The Words”).

The track is expected to appear on Aguilera’s highly-anticipated eighth album, which will be released next year via RCA Records.

Her last studio collection, 2012’s “Lotus,” debuted at number seven on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered international hit single “Your Body.”

Watch the music video for “Let There Be Love” below.

Hamada Mania’s favorite songs of 2014

11 Dec

Ella Henderson

Song Title: “Beautifully Unfinished”
Performed By: Ella Henderson.
Written By: Ella Henderson, Lindy Robbins & Steve Robson.
Produced By: Steve Robson & Komi (El-Hakam Al-Kaubaisy).
Label: Syco Music.

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Song Title: “Believer”
Performed By: Keyshia Cole.
Written By: Ester Dean, Jasper Cameron, Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.
Produced By: Stargate.
Label: Interscope Records.

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Song Title: “Big Girls Cry”
Performed By: Sia.
Written By: Sia Furler & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Greg Kurstin & Christopher Braide.
Label: RCA Records.

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Song Title: “Break Free”
Performed By: Colbie Caillat.
Written By: Colbie Caillat & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Christopher Braide.
Label: Republic Records.

Tiaan

Song Title: “Devil’s Touch”
Performed By: TIAAN.
Produced By: Arnthor Birgisson.
Label: AristoTracks.

Cover Drive

Song Title: “Easy Life”
Performed By: Cover Drive.
Written By: Amanda Reifer, T-Ray Armstrong, Jamar Harding, Barry Hill, Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong, Dan Goudie & Ashley Milton.
Label: Independent Release.

Jennifer - Same Girl

Song Title: “Expertease (Ready Set Go)”
Performed By: Jennifer Lopez.
Written By: Jennifer Lopez, Sia Furler, Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Label: Capitol Records.

Clean-Bandit

Song Title: “Extraordinary”
Performed By: Clean Bandit (featuring Sharna Bass).
Written By: James Napier, Gustave Rudman, Grace Chatto & Jack Patterson.
Produced By: Jack Patterson & Mark Ralph.
Label: Black Butter / Atlantic Records.

Goapele

Song Title: “Hey Boy” (solo version)
Performed By: Goapele.
Written By: Estelle Swaray, Lauren Evans, David “DQ” Quinones, Lance Tolbert & Keith Harris.
Produced By: Keith Harris.
Label: Skyblaze Recordings / BMG Rights Management.

Leah McFall

Song Title: “Home”
Performed By: Leah McFall (featuring will.i.am).
Written By: William Adams, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia, Alex Ebert & Jade Castrinos.
Produced By: will.i.am & Free School.
Label: Capitol Records.

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Song Title: “Human”
Performed By: Christina Perri.
Written By: Christina Perri & Martin Johnson.
Produced By: Martin Johnson.
Label: Atlantic Records.

Haim

Song Title: “If I Could Change Your Mind”
Performed By: HAIM.
Written By: Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim & James Ford.
Produced By: James Ford.
Label: Polydor Records.

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Song Title: “If I Go”
Performed By: Ella Eyre.
Written By: Ella Eyre, Natalia Hajjara & Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Produced By: Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Label: Virgin EMI Records.

Gorgon City

Song Title: “Imagination”
Performed By: Gorgon City (featuring Katy Menditta).
Written By: Emeli Sande, Katy Menditta, Mustafa Omer, James Murray, Kye “Foamo” Gibbon & Matthew “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott
Produced By: Gorgon City & Mojam.
Label: Black Butter / Virgin EMI Records.

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Song Title: “Jump Hi”
Performed By: Lion Babe (featuring Childish Gambino).
Written By: Jillian Hervey, Lucas Goodman & Makeba Riddick.
Label: Outsiders Recorded Music / Polydor Records.

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Song Title: “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”
Performed By: Ariana Grande.
Written By: Harry Styles & Johan Carlsson.
Produced By: Johan Carlsson & Peter Carlsson.
Label: Republic Records.

LP1

Song Title: “Kicks”
Performed By: FKA twigs.
Written By: Tahliah “FKA twigs” Barnett & Joel Compass.
Produced By: FKA twigs & Cy An.
Label: Young Turks.

Pharrell - Alicia

Song Title: “Know Who You Are”
Performed By: Pharrell Williams (featuring Alicia Keys).
Written By: Pharrell Williams & Alicia Keys.
Produced By: Pharrell Williams.
Label: Columbia Records.

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Song Title: “Maybe”
Performed By: Teyana Taylor (featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti).
Written By: Teyana Taylor, Andre Proctor, Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz, Jaramye Daniels, Kyle Owens, Akil King, Terrence Thornton & Mario Mims.
Produced By: The Order, Jaramye Daniels & Kyle “KO” Owens.
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings.

Kylie Minogue - Kiss Me Once

Song Title: “Million Miles”
Performed By: Kylie Minogue.
Written By: Chelcee Grimes, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Produced By: Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Label: Parlophone Records.

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

Song Title: “Not in That Way”
Performed By: Sam Smith.
Written By: Sam Smith & Fraser T. Smith.
Produced By: Fraser T. Smith.
Label: Capitol Records.

Marsha

Song Title: “Night Time”
Performed By: Marsha Ambrosius.
Written By: Marsha Ambrosius, Sam Dew, Kenneth Bartolomei, Erik Reyes-Ortiz & Kevin Crowe.
Produced By: J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.
Label: RCA Records.

Brooke Candy

Song Title: “Opulence”
Performed By: Brooke Candy.
Written By: Brooke Candy, Sia Furler & Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Produced By: Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Label: RCA Records.

Tourist01

Song Title: “Patterns”
Performed By: Tourist (featuring Lianne La Havas).
Written By: James Napier and William “Tourist” Phillips.
Label: Method Records.

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Song Title: “Pieces”
Performed By: Jessie Ware.
Written By: Jessie Ware, James Napier & William “Tourist” Phillips.
Produced By: Emile Haynie.
Label: PMR / Island Records.

Karen Harding01

Song Title: “Say Something”
Performed By: Karen Harding.
Written By: Karen Harding & Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Produced By: Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Label: Method Records / Capitol Records.

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Song Title: “That’s Me Right There”
Performed By: Jasmine Villegas (featuring Kendrick Lamar).
Written By: Carmen Reece, Al Sherrod Lambert, Chris Jackson & Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Produced By: Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Label: Interscope Records.

Toni-Braxton-Babyface

Song Title: “The D Word”
Performed By: Toni Braxton & Babyface.
Written By: Toni Braxton & Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Produced By: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Label: Motown Records.

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Song Title: “Wonderful”
Performed By: Mary J. Blige.
Written By: Mary J. Blige, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Label: Epic Records.

Mariah02

Song Title: “You’re Mine (Eternal)”
Performed By: Mariah Carey.
Written By: Mariah Carey & Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
Produced By: Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins & Mariah Carey.
Label: Def Jam Recordings.