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Alicia Keys drafts Arrow Benjamin for new collaboration

15 Jul

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has drafted fellow recording artist Arrow Benjamin for a new collaboration.

Signed to Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records, Benjamin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Beyonce (“Freedom”), Naughty Boy (“Runnin'”), James Arthur (“Kryptonite”) and Sigrid (“Working Alone”).

His promotional singles “Love and Hate” (co-written with Iain Archer and Steve McEwan) and “Look at Me” (co-written with Shazelle Gobin and Alan Nglish) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project and follow-up 2016’s “Here” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball (Rihanna), Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey), DaHeala (The Weeknd), Foy Vance (Rag’n’Bone Man), Andrew Wyatt (Kacy Hill), Kaytranada (Craig David) and Swizz Beatz (Mary J. Blige).

Listen to the audio clip for “Look at Me” below.

Fred Ball teases new collaboration with Alicia Keys

30 Jun

Fred Ball has teased a new collaboration with Alicia Keys.

“Piano lesson with Alicia Keys – Thank you for the magic and the madness,” the Roc Nation signee posted to Instagram on Friday (June 30, 2017).

Notable songwriting and production credits by Fred Ball include Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississipi,” All Saints’ “Summer Rain,” Una Sand’s “Seventeen,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” Petite Meller’s “America,” Little Mix’s “See Me Now,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Synchronized,” Astrid S’s “Does She Know,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

He has also contributed to the next projects by Alma, Pixie Lott, Wens, Kevin Garrett, Raye, Tamera Foster, Saya, Ella Henderson, Jessie Ware, Maad, Joy Crookes, Arlissa, Emeli Sande, Dagny, Fanny Anderson, Taya, Grace Carter, Era Istrefi, L Devine, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tinashe, and Paloma Faith.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project and follow-up 2016’s “Here” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional contributions from DaHeala (The Weeknd), Foy Vance (Ed Sheeran), Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher), Kaytranada (Mary J. Blige) and Swizz Beatz (Kanye West).

Watch the music video for “In Common” below.

Alicia Keys hits the studio with Foy Vance for new collaboration

26 Jun

Alicia Keys has teamed up with Foy Vance for a new collaboration.

The Northern-Irish singer/songwriter’s resume boasts previous works with Plan B (“In the Name of Man”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Odetta”), Ed Sheeran (“Nancy Mulligan”), Rudimental (“Never Let You Go”), Miranda Lambert (“Pushing Time”) and Sawyer Fredericks (“Bittersweet”).

Vance’s latest studio collection “The Wild Swan,” which was executive-produced by Elton John and released via Ed Sheeran’s label Gingerbread Man Records, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project and follow-up 2016’s “Here” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional contributions from DaHeala (Halsey, The Weeknd), Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher, Bruno Mars), Kaytranada (Mary J. Blige, Craig David) and Swizz Beatz (Jay-Z, Kanye West).

Stream “The Wild Swan” below.

Alicia Keys hits the studio with Daheala

20 May

Alicia Keys has recorded new music with DaHeala.

The Canadian record producer and songwriter, born Jason Quenneville, is known for his works with The Weeknd (“Starboy”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Belly (“Die Alone”), Mia Martina (“Chasing the Rush”), Future (“Low Life”), Rick Ross (“In Vein”), Alyssa Reid (“The Game”) and Massari (“So Long”).

DaHeala’s resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Illangelo, Savan Kotecha, DannyBoyStyles, Max Martin, Ben Billions, Ali Payami, Doc McKinney, Metro Boomin’, Stephan Moccio, Mike Dean, CIRKUT, LunchMoney Lewis, Moon Willis, Nasri Atweh, and Adam Messinger.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project – featuring the Kaytranada-produced “Sweet Fucking Love” – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection follows 2016’s “Here,” which spawned contributions from Swizz Beatz (“Illusion of Bliss”), Tayla Parx (“In Common”), Jimmy Napes (“Hallelujah”), Billy Walsh (“Holy War”), Emeli Sande (“Kill Your Mama”), Pharrell Williams (“Work on It”) and Tish Hyman (“Blended Family”).

Stream “Vault Playlist, Volume 1” below.

Halsey announces details for new single “Not Afraid Anymore”

12 Jan

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Halsey has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer-songwriter christened “Not Afraid Anymore” as her next promotional single and will release it on January 13 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Not Afraid Anymore” was written by Halsey – real name Ashley Frangipane – alongside Nasri Atweh (Shakira, Lea Michele), Adam Messinger (Justin Bieber, Iggy Azalea) and Jason “DaHeala” Quenneville (The Weeknd, Rick Ross).

The track also appears on the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades Darker,” which delivers further guest appearances from John Legend (“One Woman Man”), Sia (“Helium”), The-Dream (“Code Blue”), Corinne Bailey Rae (“The Scientist”) and Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”).

Other musicians who contributed to the highly anticipated collection – out on February 10 – are Toby Gad, Andrew Jackson, Christopher Braide, Sam Dew, Jack Antonoff, Talay Riley, GRADES, Ali Tennant, Jason “Ginni” Gill, Breyan Isaac, Joseph Angel, Mike “Scribz” Riley, and Ruth-Anne Cunningham.

Watch the music video for “Ghost” below.

The Weeknd releases new album “Starboy”

25 Nov

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The Weeknd has released his third studio collection online.

“Starboy” – featuring singles “False Alarm,” “Party Monster” and “I Feel it Coming” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Beauty Behind the Madness” reunites The Weeknd – real name Abel Tesfaye – with Doc McKinney, Cirkut, Ben Billions, Belly, DaHeala, Lana Del Rey, Savan Kotecha, Ali Payami, Peter Svensson, Max Martin, Labrinth, Cashmere Cat, Benny Blanco, and Diplo.

Other album contributors include Billy Walsh, Dan Wilson, Frank Dukes, Jake One, Emmanuel Nickerson, Dylan Wiggins, Metro Boomin, Prince 85, Sir Dylan, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Kendrick Lamar, Future, and Daft Punk.

Listen to “Starboy” in its entirety below.