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Taya enlists Frances, The Electric for new collaboration

6 Nov

British singer/songwriter Taylor Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has drafted Frances and The Electric for a new collaboration.

Having released her debut album “Things I’ve Never Said” earlier this year via Method Records and Captiol Records; Frances (born Sophie Cooke) has also penned songs on the next projects by fellow recording artists Meghan Trainor, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Liv Dawson, and Kara Marni.

Meanwhile, The Electric (composed of Edvard Erfjord and Henrik Michelsen) are responsible for producing Little Mix’s “Is Your Love Enough?,” Fifth Harmony’s “Don’t Say You Love Me,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “At My Best,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Olly Murs’s “Love You More,” and M.O’s “Not in Love.”

Taya’s next project – boasting further productions and songwriting contributions from Alan Sampson, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Lostboy, Chiara Hunter, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Dayo Olatunji, Ollie Green, Lauren Aquilina, and Tre Jean-Marie – is expected to arrive early next year via Atlantic Records.

Her self-titled mini-album – featuring promotional singles “When Ur Sober,” “Got Me Wondering” and “Deeper” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for Frances’ “When it Comes to Us” below.

Maroon 5 release new studio collection “Red Pill Blues”

3 Nov

American pop rock band Maroon 5 – composed of members Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar – have released their sixth studio collection online.

“Red Pill Blues” – featuring singles “Don’t Wanna Know,” “Cold,” “What Lovers Do” and “Help Me Out” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “V” was executive-produced by Jacob “JKash” Kasher, whose recent songwriting credits include Charlie Puth’s “How Long,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This,” and PRETTYMUCH’s “Would You Mind.”

Other producers backing Maroon 5 on “Red Pill Blues” are Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Cirkut (Ava Max), Noah Passovoy (Katy Perry), Diplo (Madonna), John Ryan (Colbie Caillat), TMS (Emeli Sande), Ben Billions (Alina Baraz), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), Ricky Reed (Alessia Cara) and Benny Blanco (Halsey).

On the songwriting front, Maroon 5 have worked with Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Alex Aiono), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Camila Cabello), Justin Tranter (Nick Jonas), Julia Michaels (Tinashe) and Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes).

Stream “Red Pill Blues” below.

Alma delivers new promotional single “Phases”

22 Sep

Finnish singer and songwriter Alma-Sofia Miettinen, professionally known as Alma, has released her new promotional single online.

“Phases” – which was collectively produced by Charlie Handsome alongside Stylaz Fuego and Rex Kudo – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Charlotte “Charli XCX” Aitchison (Raye, Camila Cabello), Alexandra “Sasha Sloan” Yatchenko (Lecrae, Tori Kelly) and Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius (Katy Perry, Carly Rae Jepsen).

Alma’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous single “Chasing Highs” – is expected to arrive later this year via PME Records in partnership with Polydor Records (UK) and Island Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Trey Campbell (Ella Henderson), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Jesse Saint John (Nick Jonas) and Asia Whiteacre (Hailee Steinfeld).

On the production front, Alma has worked with Axident (Justin Bieber), Patrik Berger (Robyn), Two Inch Punch (Ella Eyre), Fred Ball (Nina Nesbitt), Jussi “Jussifer” Illmari (Kelly Clarkson) and Big Taste (Maty Noyes).

Stream the audio clip for “Phases” below.

Kyla shares music video for new single “You Ain’t Mine”

19 Sep

Kyla has shared the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Kyla Marie Smith) posted the visual clip for “You Ain’t Mine” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 15, 2017).

The Popcaan-assisted track – which was collectively produced by Levi Lennox alongside James Grant and Darius Ellington of Ill Blu – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kyla also co-wrote the track with Andrea Martin, whose resume boasts additional works with Angie Stone (“Wish I Didn’t Miss You”), Toddla T (“Magnet”), Leona Lewis (“Better in Time”), Naughty Boy (“Think About It”), Jennifer Hudson (“I Still Love You”) and Shift K3Y (“Crying in My Sleep”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music (Anne-Marie), Youthonix (Little Mix), Moon Willis (Becky Hill), Invisible Men (Rita Ora), Starsmith (Jess Glynne), Maths Time Joy (Kara Marni), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Banx & Ranx (Dua Lipa).

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Diane Warren (Andra Day), Carla Marie Williams (Britney Spears), Jenna Andrews (Ella Henderson), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Lindy Robbins (Selena Gomez), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Taya), Negin Djafari (Craig David) and Alicia Renae (Rihanna).

Watch the music video for “You Ain’t Mine” below.

Sabina Ddumba hits the studio with MNEK, TMS

7 Sep

Swedish singer/songwriter Sabina Ddumba has enlisted the songwriting and production services of MNEK and TMS for her next album.

Composed of Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher; TMS are responsible for co-writing and producing Sigma’s “Find Me,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” Craig David’s “Better with You,” Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together,” Zac Samuel’s “Play it Cool,” and Ghosted’s “Get Some.”

Meanwhile, MNEK (born Uzoechi Emenike) previously co-wrote and produced “Time,” taken from Ddumba’s debut studio collection, “Homeward Bound,” which peaked to number ten on the Swedish Albums Charts.

Dduma’s yet-to-be-titled second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Sweden.

Among the additional songwriters and producers expected to appear on the album are Shungudzo Kuyimba, Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Dayo Olatunji, Warren “Oak” Felder, Jenna Andrews, James “Gladius” Wong, Hayley Warner, Dantae Johnson, Whitney Phillips, Erik Hassle, and Tayla Parx.

Watch the music video for “Time” below.

Kyla delivers new promotional single “You Ain’t Mine”

7 Sep

British singer/songwriter Kyla Marie Smith, known mononymously as Kyla, has delivered her new promotional single online.

“You Ain’t Mine” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Ill Blu (aka James Grant and Darius Ellington) alongside Levi Lennox, whose other credits include Zayn Malik (“Pillow Talk”), Dakota (“Amen”), M.I.A. (“Borders”), KStewart (“On My Own”), Mali-Koa (“Wait Up for Me”), Liv Dawson (“Reflection”) and Ms. Dynamite (“Safe”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kyla’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Mojam Music (Tori Kelly), Youthonix (Raleigh Ritchie), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Invisible Men (Joel Compass), Starsmith (Paloma Faith), Maths Time Joy (Gallant), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Banx & Ranx (Olly Murs).

On the songwriting front, Kyla has worked with Andrea Martin (Leona Lewis), Jenna Andrews (Majid Jordan), Dayo Olatunji (Ella Eyre), Lindy Robbins (David Guetta), Eyelar (Charli XCX), Negin Djafari (Louis Mattrs), Carla Marie Williams (Mollie King) and Diane Warren (Justin Bieber).

Streamt the audio clip for “You Ain’t Mine” below.

Ella Eyre shares music video for new single “Ego”

4 Sep

Ella Eyre has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Ego” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (September 4th, 2017).

The track was co-written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin, who are also behind Cheryl’s “Waiting for Lightning,” Kelly Clarkson’s “In the Blue,” Foxes’ “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Crystal Heart,” Indiana’s “Play Dead,” and Lea Michele’s “Believer.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Becky Hill, Kamille, Lauren Christy, HARLOE, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Stephenie Jones, Dayo Olatunji, Jin Jin, Caroline Ailin, Gina Kushka, Nate Campany, Samuel Preston, and Evan “Kidd” Bogart.

On the production front, Eyre has worked with Jason Evigan, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonas Jeberg, Christian “Crada” Kalla, Jonny Coffer, Kid Harpoon, Joel Little, Toby Gad, Jarrad Rogers, Neff-U, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, Two Inch Punch, Paul O’Duffy, LOSTBOY, and Mojam Music.

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.