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LeAnn Rimes confirms details for new album “Remnants”

10 Aug

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LeAnn Rimes has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The singer-songwriter christened her twelfth studio collection “Remnants” and will release it in October via RCA Label Group UK.

Lead single “The Story” – now available for download via iTunes – was produced by Rimes along with Darrell Brown and Mark Batson.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Toby Gad (Beyonce), Diane Warren (Mary J. Blige), Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran), Chris Leonard (Shania Twain), and Taylor Parks (Alicia Keys).

Rimes’ last studio collection, 2013’s “Spitfire,” debuted at number nine on the US Billboard Top Country Albums Chart and spawned singles including “What Have I Done,” “Borrowed” and “Gasoline and Matches.”

Watch the visual clip for “The Story” below.

Olly Murs premieres “You Don’t Know Love” music video

15 Jul

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Olly Murs has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the Charles Mehling-directed clip for “You Don’t Know Love” to his Vevo channel on Thursday (July 14, 2016).

“You Don’t Know Love” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Camille Purcell (Little Mix, Fleur East), Wayne Hector (Fleur East, Craig David) and Steve Robson (James Blunt, Leona Lewis).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Murs is expected to release his fifth studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “Never Been Better” later this year through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Ed Drewett, JHart, Bonnie McKee, Jamie Scott, Ina Wroldsen, Samuel Preston, Claude Kelly, and Jin Jin.

On the production front, Murs has teamed up with TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Steve Mac, Red Triangle, Cutfather, Daniel Davidsen, Francis “Eg” White, Daylight, MNEK, and Banx & Ranx.

Watch the music video for “You Don’t Know Love” below.

Mary J. Blige hits the studio with Diane Warren for new album?

13 Jul

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Mary J. Blige has recorded new material with Diane Warren.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Lady Gaga’s “Til it Happens to You” [Interscope], Paloma Faith’s “Leave While I’m Not Looking” [RCA], Leona Lewis’ “You Knew Me When” [Island] and Ciara’s “I Got You” [Epic].

The Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer also contributed to the next projects by Zendaya [Republic], Lea Michele [Columbia], Kiesza [Island], Olly Murs [Epic], Ferras [Capitol], and LeAnn Rimes [Sony Music UK].

Meanwhile, Blige is expected to release her upcoming thirteenth studio collection later this year through Matriarch Entertainment / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from Kanye West (Mariah Carey), Jazmine Sullivan (Christina Milian), Hit-Boy (Kelly Rowland), B.A.M. (Kandace Springs), and Darhyl Camper (John Legend).

Blige’s previous album, 2014’s “The London Sessions,” peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Therapy,” “Right Now” and “Whole Damn Year.”

Watch the music video for “Whole Damn Year” below.

Olly Murs announces new single “You Don’t Know Love”

1 Jul

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Olly Murs has annnounced the details for his new single.

The British singer-songwriter christened “You Don’t Know Love” as the first promotional cut from his upcoming fifth album.

“You Don’t Know Love” – available for download from July 8 via iTunes – was co-written by Camille Purcell (Rita Ora, Pixie Lott), Wayne Hector (Kylie Minogue, Fleur East) and Steve Robson (James Blunt, Leona Lewis).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Murs is expected to release the follow-up to 2014’s “Never Been Better” later this year through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Ed Drewett, JHart, Bonnie McKee, Jamie Scott, Ina Wroldsen, Samuel Preston, Claude Kelly, and Jin Jin.

On the production front, Murs has teamed up with TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Steve Mac, Red Triangle, Cutfather, Daniel Davidsen, Francis “Eg” White, Daylight, MNEK, and Banx & Ranx.

Watch the music video for “Kiss Me” below.

Lea Michele reunites with John Shanks for sophomore album

29 Jun

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Lea Michele has reunited with John Shanks for her sophomore album.

Shanks previously produced and co-penned “Empty Handed” for Michele along with David Hodges and Atlantic recording artist Christina Perri.

His resume boasts further works with Michelle Branch (“All You Wanted”), Ashlee Simpson (“Pieces of Me”), Hilary Duff (“Come Clean”), Alanis Morissette (“Everything”), Kelly Clarkson (“Breakaway”), Natasha Bedingfield (“Pocketful of Sunshine”), Leona Lewis (“Alive”) and Miley Cyrus (“The Climb”).

Meanwhile, Michele will release her second studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Louder,” which debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Cannonball” and “On My Way.”

For the new album, Michele also teamed up with producers and songwriters Toby Gad (John Legend), Diane Warren (Mariah Carey), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce), Wrabel (Ellie Goulding) and Matt Rad (One Direction).

Watch the music video for “Cannonball” below.

GRACE announces debut album details

10 Jun

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GRACE has announced the details for her debut album.

The Australian singer-songwriter christened her first studio collection “FMA” – which is short for Forgive My Attitude – and will release it on July 1st via RCA Records.

Current single “Hell of a Girl” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written Philip “Hardwork” Constable (Mya, Monica Brown) and Charles “Prince Charles” Hinshaw Jr. (Usher, Jessica Mauboy).

Other musicians backing GRACE on “FMA” are Parker Ighile, Bilal “The Chef” Hajji, Fraser T. Smith, Diane Warren, Labrinth, Jimmy Napes, Mark Ralph, Naughty Boy, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Watch the music video for “Hell of a Girl” below.

Lea Michele recruits Toby Gad for sophomore album

8 Jun

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Lea Michele has recruited Toby Gad for her upcoming sophomore album.

Gad’s recent songwriting and production works are with Chloe Temtchine (“Breathe”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Tori Kelly (“First Heartbreak”), Hilary Duff (“Belong”), Olly Murs (“Love Shouldn’t Be This Hard”), John Newman (“I’m Not Your Man”) and Madonna (“Living for Love”).

He also contributed to next projects by Louisa Johnson, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Fergie, Charlie Puth, The Veronicas, Craig David, Sheryl Crow, LeAnn Rimes, Betty Who, Clean Bandit, Molly Kate Kestner, Sabina Ddumba, Becky Hill, Pixie Lott, and Nico & Vinz.

Meanwhile, Michele will release her second studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Louder,” which debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Cannonball” and “On My Way.”

For the new album, Michele also teamed up with Diane Warren (Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson), Wrabel (Ellie Goulding, Katharine McPhee) and Matt Rad (Little Mix, One Direction).

Watch the music video for “On My Way” below.

Kiesza teams up with Jonny Coffer for new album?

31 May

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Kiesza has teamed up with Jonny Coffer for new material.

Coffer recently co-produced and co-penned “Freedom” for Beyonce along with Carla Marie Williams and Dean “Arrow Benjamin” McIntosh.

His extensive resume boasts further works with All Saints (“This is a War”), Jess Glynne (“No Right No Wrongs”), Leona Lewis (“The Best and the Worst”), The Vamps (“Million Words”) and Tanika (“Fucking With My Heart”).

Meanwhile, Kiesza – real name Kiesa Rae Ellestad – is expected to release her next studio collection later this year through Lokal Legend / Island Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2014’s “Sound of a Woman,” which topped the US Dance / Electronic Albums Chart and delivered singles including “Hideaway,” “Giant in My Heart” and “No Enemiesz.”

Among the musicians backing Kiesza on the new LP are Stargate (Rihanna), Diane Warren (Brandy), Jonas Jeberg (Meghan Trainor), Kid Harpoon (Jessie Ware), Axident (Justin Bieber) and Jenna Andrews (Tori Kelly).

Watch the music video for “Hideaway” below.

Kiesza hits the studio with Jonas Jeberg, Kid Harpoon

19 May

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Kiesza has recorded new music with Kid Harpoon and Jonas Jeberg.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for another artist of Kiesza’s upcoming sophomore album.

Harpoon’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Christina Perri (“Burning Gold”), Foxes (“Let Go for Tonight”), Jessie Ware (“Wildest Moments”) and Shakira (“Can’t Remember to Forget You”).

Meanwhile, Jeberg is responsible for co-writing/producing Fifth Harmony’s “Sledgehammer” [Epic], Zendaya’s “Putcha Body Down” [Hollywood] and Jason Derulo’s “Marry Me” [Warner Brothers].

Kiesza, on the other hand, is expected to release her next studio collection later this year through Lokal Legend / Island Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2014’s “Sound of a Woman,” which topped the US Dance / Electronic Albums Chart and delivered singles including “Hideaway,” “Giant in My Heart” and “No Enemiesz.”

Among the musicians backing Kiesza on the new album are Stargate (Beyonce, Fifth Harmony), Diane Warren (Selena, Mariah Carey), Axident (Justin Bieber, Adam Lambert) and Jenna Andrews (Tori Kelly, Majid Jordan).

Watch the music video for “Giant in My Heart” below.

GRACE premieres “Hell of a Girl” music video

15 May

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GRACE has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Australian singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Hell of Girl” to her Vevo channel on Friday (May 13, 2016).

“Hell of a Girl” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by GRACE along with Philip “Hardwork” Constable (Mya Harrison, Monica Brown) and Charles “Prince Charles” Hinshaw Jr. (Usher, Jessica Mauboy).

Video treatment was handled by Dano Cerny, who previously worked with the likes of Tori Kelly (“Hollow”), Galantis (“In My Head”), Sigma (“Redemption”) and Erik Hassle (“Natural Born Lovers”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, GRACE is expected to release her upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “Boyfriend Jeans” and “You Don’t Own Me” – later this year through RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from Parker Ighile, Bilal “The Chef” Hajji, Fraser T. Smith, Diane Warren, Labrinth, Jimmy Napes, Mark Ralph, Naughty Boy, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Watch the music video for “Hell of a Girl” below.

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