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Alicia Keys reunites with Miguel for new single “Show Me Love”

17 Sep

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American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has reunited with fellow recording artist Miguel for her new single “Show Me Love,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Keys, Tory Lanez, and Morgan Matthews, and produced by Keys, and marks the second promotional cut from her upcoming seventh album under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Keys previously teamed up with Miguel on the track “Where’s the Fun in Forever,” taken from his sophomore album, 2012’s “Kaleidoscope Dream,” which peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Here,” which features previous single “Raise a Man,” Keys has also worked with Raphael Saadiq, Emeli Sande, Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Show Me Love” below.

Alicia Keys signs with Universal Music Publishing Group

4 Sep

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has signed with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).

The publishing house is also home to top artists & songwriters including SZA, Adele, Eminem, Billie Eilish, Elton John, Keith Urban, Prince, Shawn Mendes, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Ariana Grande, & more!

Through the new partnership, UMPG will support Keys’ iconic music – both existing songs and future works – for creative opportunities around the world.

Keys’ most recent studio collection, 2016’s “Here,” peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “In Common” and “Blended Family (What You Do for Love).”

Her upcoming seventh album – featuring current single “Raise a Man” (which was co-written by The-Dream and co-produced by Larrance Dopson) – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Raphael Saadiq, Emeli Sande, Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

As a songwriter, Keys has penned songs for Whitney Houston (“Million Dollar Bill”), Madonna (“Living for Love”), Christina Aguilera (“Impossible”), Jennifer Hudson (“Everybody Needs Love”), Emeli Sande (“Hope”), Miguel (“Where the Fun in Forever”) and David Guetta (“What I Did for Love”).

Stream the audio clip for “Raise a Man” below.

Eve enlists Jin Jin, Lostboy for new collaboration

20 Aug

Eve has enlisted Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Lostboy for new collaboration.

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Raye’s “Love Me Again,” Craig David’s “When You Know What Love Is,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Alien,” Rita Ora’s “Proud,” Kiesza’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Little Mix’s “Grown,” and Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me.”

Meanwhile, Lostboy is responsible for co-writing/producing Marlon Roudette’s “Ultra Love,” Becky Hill’s “Sunrise in the East,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “Waking Up Slow,” Anne-Marie’s “Used to Love You,” Sarah Close’s “Call Me Out,” Lauren Aquilina’s “Psycho,” and MAAD’s “Wonderland.”

Eve’s current single “Reload” – which was co-written by Taneisha “Jaxxon” Jackson and produced by Will Simms – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her 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.

Ray BLK releases new single “In My Bed”

15 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, known professionally as Ray BLK, has released her new single online.

“In My Bed” – which was co-written by Adrian McLeod and produced by Toddla T – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Ray BLK’s upcoming project under Island Records UK, which follows 2018’s “Empress,” reportedly features further contributions from Fred Ball (Rihanna, Mariah Carey), Jin Jin (Raye, David Guetta), Arrow Benjamin (Beyonce, Alicia Keys) and Priscilla Renea (Madonna, Charlie Puth).

Stream the audio clip for “In My Bed” below.

 

Eve unleashes new promotional single “Reload”

12 Jul

 

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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.

Alicia Keys reunites with Raphael Saadiq for new collaboration

12 Apr

Alicia Keys has reunited with Raphael Saadiq for a new collaboration.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Charles Ray Wiggins) previously teamed up with Keys on the John Mayer-featuring “Lesson Learned,” taken from the artist’s chart topping album, “As I Am.”

Saadiq’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Erykah Badu (“Love of My Life”), Mary J. Blige (“So Lady”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), John Legend (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”), Mashonda (“Ask of You”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”) and Jill Scott (“Summer Spring Feeling”).

Keys’ current promotional single “Raise a Man” – which was co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash and co-produced by Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming eighth album reportedly delivers further contributions from Emeli Sande, Mark Ronson, St. Vincent, Pierre Medor, Linda Perry, Jeremiah Bethea, Asia Whiteacre, Tricky Stewart, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt, and Emile Haynie.

Stream the audio clip for “Love That Girl” below.

Tamera Foster hits the studio with Aston Rudi, Dayyon Alexander

31 Oct

British singer/songwriter Tamera Foster has teamed up with Astoni Rudi and Dayyon Alexander for a new collaboration.

Rudi’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Sophie Faith’s “Bad Blood,” Jaz Karis’s “Petty Lover,” Anais’s “Nina,” Elli Ingram’s “Table for Two,” Ray BLK’s “Gone,” and Abi Ocia’s “Konfyt.”

Meanwhile, Alexander is responsible for co-writing/producing Demi Lovato’s “Hitchhiker” and “Concentrate,” Ella Mai’s “Everything” (featuring John Legend), and Madison Beer’s “Say It To My Face.”

While no release date has been set for Tamera’s debut project, she has worked with songwriters and producers including Mac & Phil, Eyelar, XSDTRK, Chelcee Grimes, Naughty Boy, Parker Ighile, Electric, Arrow Benjamin, and Future Cut.

Tamera also co-wrote Bakermat’s “Don’t Want You Back” alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam. The Kiesza-featuring track is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Want You Back” below.