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Eve unleashes new promotional single “Reload”

12 Jul



American hip hop recording artist Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper, known mononymoulsy as Eve, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Reload” – featuring Konshens – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Taneisha “Jaxxon” Jackson (Nabiha, Deborah Cox) and produced by Will Simms (Era Istrefi, Zak Abel).

Eve’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2013’s “Lip Lock” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Dallas Austin, Naz Tokio, Michael Angelo, Raye, Arrow Benjamin, Marty James, Iain James, and Mojam – is expected to arrive later this year via On Pawns Inc. / Liberator Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Reload” below.

Ella Henderson signs new record deal with Rudimental’s Major Tom’s Music

31 Oct

Ella Henderson has signed a new record deal with Rudimental’s Major Tom’s Music, which is an imprint of Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The label also houses fellow recording artists Dan Caplen and Anne-Marie, whose debut album “Speak Your Mind” peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “2002,” “Friends” and “Alarm.”

Since the release of her 2014 debut album “Chapter One,” Henderson has worked with songwriters and producers including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Paul O’Duffy, Josh Record, Moon Willis, Fred Ball, Two Inch Punch, Martin Sjolie, Dallas Austin, Cass Lowe, Fraser T. Smith, and Arrow Benjamin.

She has also co-penned Olivia Nelson’s “Back When” (w/ Fred Cox), Paloma Faith’s “Guilty” (w/ TMS and Wayne Hector) and Gabby Barrett’s “Rivers Deep” (w/ Andrew Goldstein, Emanuel Kiriakou, Harloe, and Evan Bogart).

Stream the audio clip for “Missed” below.


Ella Henderson drafts Sasha Sloan, Two Inch Punch for new single “Ugly”

2 Jan

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has selected “Ugly” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Henderson alongside fellow recording artist Sasha Sloan, whose other credits include Camila Cabello’s “Never Be the Same,” Niia Rocco’s “Nobody,” Alma’s “Phases,” Maggie Lindemann’s “Pretty Girl,” Kygo’s “This Town,” and Louis Tomlinson’s “Just Hold On.”

Production duties on “Ugly” were handled by Two Inch Punch, who is also responsible for Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” Dan Caplen’s “Two Fingers,” Saya’s “Cold Fire,” JP Cooper’s “Good Friend,” Sam Smith’s “Money on My Mind,” Anne-Marie’s “Boy,” Ella Eyre’s “Deeper,” and Moko’s “With You.”

The follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One” reportedly boasts further contributions from Moon Willis, Lindy Robbins, Robopop, Cara Salimando, Danny Parker, Kamille, Fred Ball, Jennifer Decilveo, Martin Sjolie, Dyo, Cass Lowe, Shungudzo, Fraser T. Smith, Chiara Hunter, Dallas Austin, Lauren Aquilina, Jordan Riley, MoZella, Sam Romans, Isabella Summers, JHart, and Electric Music.

As a songwriter, Henderson recently co-penned “Guilty” for Paloma Faith alongside Wayne Hector and Peter Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas Barnes of UK songwriting/production trio TMS. The track appears on Faith’s fourth album under Sony Music Entertainment UK, “The Architect.”

Stream the audio clip for “Beautifully Unfinished” below.

Stefflon Don unleashes music video for new single “Hurtin’ Me”

1 Sep

Stefflon Don has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Jamaican rapper, singer, and songwriter (born Stephanie Allen) posted the visual clip for “Hurtin’ Me” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 01, 2017).

The French Montana-featuring track – now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms. and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Rodney “Rymez” Hwingwiri.

Stefflon Don’s upcoming project, which follows 2016’s “Real Ting Mixtape”, is expected to arrive later this year via 54 London / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Dallas Austin (Cris Cab), Fiona Bevan (Charlotte OC), Two Inch Punch (Dan Caplen), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Knox Brown (Joel Compass), Harry James (Grace Carter), Sebastian Kole (Stanaj) and Diztortion (Melissa Steel).

Watch the music video for “Hurtin’ Me” below.

Louisa Johnson hits the studio with Chris Loco, Goldfingers

10 Aug

British singer/songwriter Louisa Johnson has enlisted the production services of Chris Loco and Goldfingers for her upcoming debut album.

Loco (born Christopher Crowhurst) is known for his works with Emeli Sande (“Easier in Bed”), Kevin Garrett (“Little Bit of You”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Etta Bond (“Kiss My Girlfriend”), Raleigh Ritchie (“Stronger Than Ever”) and Sinead Harnett (“Rather Be with You”).

Meanwhile, Goldfingers (composed of Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom) have contributed to the next projects by John Newman, Kamille, Fleur East, Antigoni Buxton, Taya, Sabina Ddumba, Charlotte OC, Liza Owen, and Mali-Koa.

Johnson, on the other hand, is expected to release her debut album – featuring singles “So Good” and “Best Behaviour” – later this year via Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam (Anne-Marie), Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Digital Farm Animals (Dua Lipa), Arnthor Birgisson (James Arthur), Dallas Austin (Ella Henderson), BURNS (Maluma), Toby Gad (Leona Lewis) and Dave Bassett (Vance Joy).

Watch the music video for “Best Behaviour” below.

Ella Henderson teams with Naughty Boy for new collaboration

12 Jul

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has teamed up with Naughty Boy (born Shahid Khan) for a new collaboration.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Naughty Boy release or Henderson’s upcoming sophomore album under Syco Music.

Naughty Boy’s current promotional single “Should’ve Been Me” – featuring Kyla and Popcaan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming still-untitled album, which follows 2013’s “Hotel Cabana,” reportedly boasts further guest appearances from Mike Posner, Raye, Bibi Bourelly, MNEK, Ella Eyre, DNCE, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Marsha Ambrosius, Kiesza, Sam Romans, Bebe Rexha, and Miguel.

Meanwhile, Henderson’s next studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Chapter One,” is expected to arrive later this year.

Among the producers set to appear on the album are Isa Machine, Jordan Riley, Youthonix, Fred Ball, TMS, Electric, Jez Ashurst, KIN, Fraser T. Smith, GRADES, Jonny Coffer, Robopop, Dallas Austin, Mojam Music, Warren Felder, Cutfather, Jason Evigan, Goldfingers, Noel Zancanella, Kuya, Johan Carlsson, Fred Ball, Cass Lowe, Parker Ighile, Josh Record, and Mac & Phil.

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Louisa Johnson registers new song title with ASCAP

14 Jun

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

“Feeling It” was written by Alexandra “Ali” Tamposi (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Chloe Angelides (Lily Allen, Jason Derulo) and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora).

The track is slotted for inclusion on Johnson’s upcoming debut album under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Current promotional single “Best Behaviour” – which was written by Shungudzo “Alexandra Govere” Kuyimba and Daniel “Danny” Parker alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her first studio collection, Johnson has also worked with producers Tobias “Toby” Gad (Madonna), Matthew “BURNS” Burns (Kacy Hill), Dallas Austin (Ciara), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE), Joseph “Joe” Janiak (Britney Spears) and Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale (Little Mix).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Diane Warren (Andra Day), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Ina Wroldsen (Leona Lewis), Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Tinashe), Priscilla Renea (Kelly Clarkson), Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Charlie Pith) and Samuel “Sam” Romans (Jonas Blue).

Listen to the audio clip for “Best Behaviour” below.