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Dua Lipa unleashes new single “Don’t Start Now”

1 Nov

Dua Lipa has unleashed her new single online.

“Don’t Start Now” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin (Selena Gomez, Lennon Stella), Emily Warren (Bebe Rexha, Anne-Marie) and Ian Kirkpatrick (Raye, Kelsea Ballerini).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Start Now” below.

Dua Lipa reunites with Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren, Ian Kirkpatrick for new single “Don’t Start Now”

24 Oct

Dua Lipa has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Don’t Start Now” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on November 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkpatrick, who previously teamed up with Dua Lipa on “New Rules.” Taken from the artist’s self-titled debut album, “New Rules” topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number six on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Watch the music video for “New Rules” below.

Sinead Harnett releases debut album “Lessons in Love”

20 Sep

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Sinead Harnett has released her debut album online.

“Lessons in Love” – featuring singles “Pulling Away,” “Leo Bear,” “By Myself,” “Lessons” and “If You Let Me” – is now available iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts contributions from Monro, JD. Reid, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Dan Diggas, Hayley Gene Penner, Stint, Cass Lowe, Katy B, Grades, J. Warner, and MXXWLL.

Harnett also co-wrote “Breaking Back Together” (alongside Adam Argyle and Michael Angelo) and “Giving You Up” (alongside Iain James and Phil Cook), taken from Louise’s upcoming fourth album, “Heavy Love,” which will arrive on 17 January 2020 Lil Lou Records / Warner Records.

Stream “Lessons in Love” below.

Dua Lipa drafts Jozzy, Metro Boomin for new collaboration

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Dua Lipa has drafted Jocelyn “Jozzy” Donald and Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne for a new collaboration.

Jozzy is known for co-writing Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Monica’s “Just Right for Me,” Little Mix’s “Bounce Back,” usher’s “Birthday,” Dinah Jane’s “Pass Me By,” Fergie’s “M.I.L.F,” Chris Brown’s “Discover,” and Tinashe’s “Ooh La La.”

Meanwhile, Metro Boomin’s production resume boasts works with Nicki Minaj (“Chun Swae”), 21 Savage (“No Heart”), Solange (“Stay Flo”), Gucci Mane (“Droptopwop”), A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (“Get to You”) and Lana Del Rey (“God Bless America – And All The Beautiful Women In It”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional productions from Max Martin, Ilya, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Supa Dups, Danja, Fred Ball, Joel Little, Grades, and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

On the songwriting front, Dua Lipa has worked with Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Casey Smith, Jenna Andrews, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

Stream the audio clip for “Be the One” below.

Hamzaa delivers new “Phases” EP

9 Aug

British singer/songwriter Cassandra-Malika Hamza, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has delivered her new EP online.

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

The highly-anticipated collection features five songs in the shape of “Sunday Morning,” “Home,” “Hard to Love,” “Unlucky” and “Someday.”

Among the musicians backing Hamzaa on “Phases” are Grades (Kelis, Zara Larsson), Dayyon Alexander (Tamera, Dua Lipa), Rykeyz (Fantasia, Pia Mia), Levi Lennox (Anne-Marie, Zayn Malik) and Laconic (Joy Crookes, Olivia Holt).

Stream “Phases” below.

 

Kelis hits the studio with Dyo for new collaboration

8 Aug

Kelis has teamed up with Dyo for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born Dayo Olatunji) previously co-wrote songs for Fifth Harmony (“Lonely Night”), Maroon 5 (“What Lovers Do”), Fleur East (“Favourite Thing”), M.O (“Bad Vibe”), Four of Diamonds (“Name On It”), Jacob Banks (“Love Ain’t Enough”) and Iggy Azalea (“Bounce”).

Dyo’s debut single “Arena” – which was collectively produced by Jay Weathers and Parker Ighile and co-written by Alastair O’Donnell – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Meanwhile, Kelis is expected to release her next project – featuring further contributions from Grades (Nao, Lianne La Havas), MNEK (Becky Hill, Kate Stewart) and Loxe (Sinead Harnett, Tamera Foster) – later this year.

Fans of Dyo’s songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by David Guetta, Lauren Jauregui, Louise Redknapp, Ryn Weaver, Zara Larsson, Claudia Valentina, and Dan Caplen.

Watch the music video for “Arena” below.

 

Sinead Harnett reveals details for debut album “Lessons in Love”

1 Aug

Sinead Harnett has revealed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Lessons in Love” and will release it on September 20 via Bad Music.

Current single “Pulling Away” (featuring Gallant) – which was co-written by Hayley Gene Penner and produced by Stint – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also features previous singles “Lessons” (produced by JD. Reid), “Leo Bear” (produced by Maths Time Joy), “By Myself” (produced by Stint) and “If You Let Me” (produced by Grades).

Other musicians expected to appear on “Lessons in Love” are Cass Lowe, Katy B, Loxe, Future Cut, Illangelo, Doc McKinney, Alan Sampson, Michael Angelo, Autumn Rowe, Rodney Jerkins, Marlon Roudette, P2J, Ari PenSmith.

See the tracklisting for “Lessons in Love” below.

(1) Lessons / (2) Leo Bear / (3) Pulling Away / (4) If You Let Me / (5) No Pressure / (6) All That You Are / (7) Be the One (Interlude) / (8) By Myself / (9) Too Good for a Bad Thing / (10) Him Too / (11) Living / (12) Walking Away