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Tinashe enlists NOVA WAV for new collaboration

27 Aug

Tinashe has enlisted NOVA WAV for a new collaboration.

The American songwriting and production duo (composed of Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney) are responsible for Kehlani’s “CRZY,” taken from the artist’s debut studio collection “SweetSexySavage,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

NOVA WAV’s resume boasts further works with Ariana Grande (“Best Mistake”), Britney Spears (“Hard to Forget Ya”), August Alsina (“Drugs”), Tessanne Chin (“Love Suicide”) and Bobby Valentino (“Tipsey Love”).

Meanwhile, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore album “Joyride” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Komi Hakam, Ester Dean, Arrow Benjamin, Hitmaka, Max Martin, Benny Cassette, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, and Stargate.

Tinashe’s current promotional single “Flame” – which was co-written by Ilsey Juber, Simon Wilcox, Nasri Atweh, and Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “Flame” 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.

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.

Raye hints at new collaboration with Rudimental

26 Oct

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Raye has hinted at a new collaboration with Rudimental.

“Unstaged @rudimentaluk #choonz #fun,” the British singer-songwriter posted to her Instagram account on Tuesday (October 25, 2016).

Raye previously co-wrote Blonde’s hit single “All Cried Out” – featuring Alex Newell – which peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

She also provided guest vocals on Nas’s “War,” taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Birth of a Nation” [Atlantic Records].

Her mini-collection “Second” – featuring contributions from Charli XCX, Noonie Bao, Frederick Gibson, Michael “BloodPop” Tucker, and Rob Knox – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Polydor Records.

Meanwhile, Rudimental – consisting of Kesi Dryden, DJ Locksmith, Amir Amor and Piers Agget – are expected to release their third studio collection in 2017 via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records and Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers alliances with Sam Romans (Gavin James), Evan Bogart (Jason Derulo), Arrow Benjamin (Ella Henderson), Jim Eliot (Ellie Goulding), Jonny Harris (Foxes) and James Newman (Mollie King).

Rudimental’s previous album, 2015’s “We the Generation,” debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart and delivered guest appearances from Ed Sheeran (“Lay it All on Me”), Lianne La Havas (“Needn’t Speak”), Ella Eyre (“Too Cool”), Anne-Marie (“All That Love”) and Sinead Harnett (“Treading on Water”).

Watch the music video for “I, U, Us” below.

Jim Eliot hints at new collaboration with Rudimental

14 Jul

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Jim Eliot has hinted at a new collaboration with Rudimental.

“Fun day in the studio with @RudimentalUK,” the British record producer and songwriter posted to Twitter on Wednesday (July 13, 2016).

Eliot recently produced and co-wrote “Take it Easy” for Casablanca recording artist Jetta along with wife and regular collaborator Mima Stilwell.

His resume boasts further works with Kylie Minogue (“All the Lovers”), Ellie Goulding (“Anything Could Happen”), Will Young (“Love Revolution”), Leona Lewis (“Power”), Mikky Ekko (“Smile”) and Wrabel (“Sideways”).

Meanwhile, Rudimental – composed of members Kesi Dryden, DJ Locksmith, Amir Amor and Piers Agget – are expected to release their third studio collection later this year through Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from Arrow Benjamin (Ella Henderson, Beyonce), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Rihanna, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Sam Romans (Alicia Keys, Craig David).

Rudimental’s previous album, 2015’s “We the Generation,” debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart and delivered guest appearances from Ed Sheeran (“Lay it All on Me”), Lianne La Havas (“Needn’t Speak”), Ella Eyre (“Too Cool”), Anne-Marie (“All That Love”) and Sinead Harnett (“Treading on Water”).

Watch the music video for “Lay It All on Me” below.