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Tamera Foster hits the studio with Naughty Boy, Fancy Hagood for new collaboration

21 Jan

British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster has teamed up with record producer Naughty Boy and fellow recording artist Fancy Hagood for a new collaboration.

Having previously collaborated with Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor on his own single, the Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem-produced “Boys Like You,” Hagood’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Christina Aguilera (“Change”), Lucy Hale (“You Sound Good to Me”), Goldhouse (“Over”), Niykee Heaton (“Skin Tight”) and Ben Bradford (“Tequila Makes the World Go Round”).

Meanwhile, Naughty Boy is known for his production works with Emeli Sande (“Heaven”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Cheryl (“Craziest Things”), Marlon Roudette (“Anti Hero”), Jess Glynne (“Saddest Vanilla”), Mary J. Blige (“Pick Me Up”), Charli XCX (“So Over You”), Tanika (“Runaway”), Alesha Dixon (“Radio”) and Fantasia Barrino (“Side Effects of You”).

Foster, on the other hand, who recently co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Bakermat & Kiesza alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam, is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from Parker Ighile, Carla Marie Williams, The Electric, Lauren Aquilina, Kuya Productions, Chelcee Grimes, Future Cut, Hayley Warner, Arrow Benjamin, Kamille, Happy Perez, Ray BLK, Talay Riley, Knightstarr, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, and Mac & Phil.

Stream the audio clip for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Lilly Ahlberg releases new promotional single “Bad Boys”

7 Jan

Swedish/British singer-songwriter Lilly Ahlberg has released her new promotional single online.

“Bad Boys” – which was written by Ahlberg alongside Anita Blay, Matt “HUMN” Newman and Jonny Hockings – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Bad Boys” were handled by Hockings alongside HUMN and Future Cut, who are also responsible for Maxine Ashley’s “Happy,” Whinnie Williams’ “What About Me,” Matt Terry’s “Heartless,” Bakar’s “Small Town Girl,” and Alex Adair’s “Casual.”

Ahlberg’s debut project – featuring further contributions from Jim Eliot, Corey Sanders, Rachel Furner, Danny Shah, Sam Merrifield, Hannah Wilson, Michael Angelo, Will Simms, Zena Kitt, Andreas Soederlund, and Knightstarr – is expected to arrive later this year via Hot Hot Records / Polydor Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Bad Boys” below.

Sigrid releases new promotional single “Strangers”

10 Nov

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has released her new promotional single online.

“Strangers” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Martin Sjolie – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Sigrid’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Plot Twist” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional productions from Future Cut (Rita Ora), Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding), Laconic (Mic Lowry), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce), The Electric (Mabel McVey), Fred Ball (Rihanna), BloodPop (Justin Bieber), Patrik Berger (Charli XCX) and TMS (Niall Horan).

On the songwriting front, Sigrid has worked with Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Noonie Bao (Raye), Tom Havelock (Kwabs), Emily Warren (Becky Hill), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello) and Arrow Benjamin (Alicia Keys).

Stream the audio clip for “Strangers” below.

Sigrid teams up with Emily Warren, Martin Sjolie for new collaboration

17 Oct

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has teamed up with fellow recording artist Emily Warren and record producer Martin Sjolie for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

Meanwhile, Sjolie’s resume boasts works with Rae Morris (“Unfold”), Sam Smith (“This is Love”), Ella Henderson (“Regardless”), Max George (“Miracle”), Janice Kavander (“Secrets”), Guy Sebastian (“Sorry Not Sorry”), Charlotte OC (“In Paris”), Nathan Sykes (“Good Things”) and Raye (“Love Song”).

Sigrid, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming project – featuring the Sjolie-produced “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and the 23rd-assisted “Plot Twist” – early next year via Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut, Noonie Bao, Justin Parker, Sasha Sloan, Ritual, Joe Janiak, Fred Ball, Arrow Benjamin, Laconic, Jonny Coffer, Tom Havelock, Al Shux, and Patrik Berger, and The Electric.

Stream the audio clip for “Poking Holes” below.

Hannah Jane Lewis hits the studio with Future Cut

27 Sep

Hannah Jane Lewis has teamed up with Future Cut for a new collaboration.

The British production and songwriting duo (composed of Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola) are known for their works with Lily Allen (“Smile”), Shakira (“Gypsy”), Laura Izibor (“Shine”), Foxes (“Let Go for Tonight”), Ella Eyre (“Forever”), Whinnie Williams (“Too Strong”) and Stooshe (“Black Heart”).

Future Cut have also worked with songwriters including Andrea Martin, James Fauntleroy, Nina Woodford, Ed Drewett, Amy Wadge, Claude Kelly, Joanna “Jo” Perry, Ian Dench, Amanda Ghost, Wayne Hector, Lindy Robbins, Justin Tranter, Chelcee Grimes, Iain James, Kara DioGuardi, and Sam Romans.

Meanwhile, Lewis’s upcoming debut project – featuring current promotional single “Raincheck” – is expected to arrive next year via Hot Hot Records in partnership with Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Lostboy (Maverick Sabre), Jordan Riley (Ray BLK), Dimitri Tikovoi (Mikky Ekko), Phil Cook (Jasmine Thompson), Bastian Langebaek (Jack Garratt), Sky Adams (Kylie Minogue), KIN (Calum Scott) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, Lewis has worked with Hannah Wilson (Fleur East), Karen Poole (Becky Hill), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Anita Blay (Little Mix), Lauren Aquilina (Imani Williams), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Max McElligott (Rita Ora) and Tom Aspaul (AlunaGeorge).

Stream the audio clip for “Raincheck” below.

Sigrid teams up with Noonie Bao for new collaboration

23 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has teamed up with Noonie Bao for a new collaboration.

Born Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius, the Swedish recording artist’s resume boasts songwriting works with Camila Cabello (“OMG”), Katy Perry (“Save as Draft”), Charli XCX (“Doing It”), Zedd (“Stay”), MØ (“Final Song”), Tove Styrke (“Four Elements”) and Carly Rae Jepsen (“Run Away with Me”).

Bao’s current promotional singles “Reminds Me;” co-written with BURNS and Linus Wiklund, and “Sorry Not Sorry,” co-written with Wiklund and Leather Ghost, are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Sigrid is expected to release her upcoming project – featuring singles “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Plot Twist” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut (Whinnie Williams), Justin Parker (Grace Carter), Ritual (Dua Lipa), Fred Ball (Nina Nesbitt), Electric (Imani Williams), Arrow Benjamin (Beyonce), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Al Shux (Taya) and Patrik Berger (Robyn).

Stream Noonie Bao’s 2015 mini-collection “Noonia” below.

KStewart unleashes new promotional single “Sex 4 Breakfast”

21 Jul

British singer/songwriter Kate Stewart, professionally known as KStewart, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

Produced by Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi of Canadian Electronic Caribbean Music production duo Banx & Ranx, the track was co-written by KStewart and her brother David Stewart alongside Adam Baptiste (Katy Perry), Grace Tither (Fleur East) and Ayak Thiik (Imani Williams).

KStewart’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “Hands,” “Be Without You,” “Ain’t Nobody” and “Keeping You Up” – is expected to arrive later this year via Cherry Jam Records in partnership with Warner Brothers Records UK.

For the still-untitled collection, KStewart has worked with producers Future Cut, Axident, Tre Jean-Marie, Luke Fitton, Joel Compass, GRADES, Mike “Scribz” Riley, Laconic, Jordan Riley, Cass Lowe, ADP, Richard X, Cutfather, Kasper Larsen, Jon Levine, Dallas K, LOSTBOY, and Electric.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Tom Aspaul, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Levi Lennox, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Caroline Ailin, Tom Havelock, Anita Blay, Clarence Coffee Jr., Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Janiak, Carmen Reece, Trey Campbell, Negin Djafari, and Amanda Ghost.

Stream the audio clip for “Sex 4 Breakfast” below.