Tag Archives: Diane Warren

Jennifer Hudson collborates with Sam Romans for new album

15 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Jennifer Hudson has collaborated with Sam Romans for her upcoming fourth album.

Romans’ notable songwriting & production credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Fade to Nothing,” Lapsley’s “Love is Blind,” Melissa Steel’s “You Love Me,” Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty,” Mahalia’s “Back Up Plan,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Stefanie Heinzmann’s “Falling,” Birdy’s “Beautiful Lies,” and AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control.”

His latest mini-album “Automatic” – featuring lead promotional single “Happy Love” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring current single “Remember Me” – later this year through Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jamie Hartman (JP Cooper), Diane Warren (Demi Lovato), Toby Gad (Rebecca Ferguson), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Fans of Romans’ works, on the other hand, should also keep an eye on the next projects by James Morrison, Cosima, Noah Cyrus, RAYE, Jess Glynne, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson, Blonde, Fleur East, Gavin James, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Jonas Blue, Rudimental, Liv Dawson, Matoma, Naughty Boy, Jessie Ware, Sigma, Kali Uchis, Alan Walker, Tiggs Da Author, Craig David, Forest Blakk, Sub Focus, Plan B, and X Ambassadors.

Stream “Automatic” below.

La’Porsha Renae releases debut album “Already All Ready”

31 Mar

American singer/songwriter La’Porsha Renae has released her debut album online.

“Already All Ready” – featuring singles “Good Woman,” “Somebody Does” and “What is Love?” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project also includes songs that were initially recorded by fellow artists Bridget Kelly (“When in Rome”), Zara Larsson (“No Problem / Self Talk”) and Jojo (“Already All Ready”).

Among the producers backing Renae on “Already All Ready” are Harmony “H-Money” Samuels (Jordin Sparks), Edgar “JV” Etienne (Keyshia Cole), Ne-Yo (LeToya Luckett), Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Musiq Soulchild), Curtis “Sauce” Wilson (K. Michelle) and Toby Gad (Natasha Bedingfield).

Album songwriters include Diane Warren (Jennifer Hudson), Carmen Reece (Teyana Taylor), Makeba Riddick (Beyonce), Tiffany Fred (Keri Hilson), Courtney Harrell (Kelly Rowland), Shaunice Jones (Tamar Braxton), Ericka J. Coulter (Fifth Harmony), Kirby Lauryen (Jennifer Lopez), LaShawn Daniels (Brandy), Al Sherrod Lambert (Ariana Grande), Jason Boyd (Sam Smith), Eric Bellinger (Usher) and Matt Morris (Christina Aguilera).

Stream “Already All Ready” below.

Mick Schultz teases new collaboration with Kelly Rowland

28 Mar

Mick Schultz has teased a new collaboration with Kelly Rowland.

“Recording something special with @kellyrowland,” the American record producer and songwriter tweeted on Monday (March 27, 2017).

Schultz’s production and songwriting credits include Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex,” Zendaya’a “Replay,” SoMo’s “Show Off,” Jessie James’ “Psycho Girlfriend,” Jenna Andrews’ “Oil & Water,” and Rihanna’s “Desperado.”

His extensive resume boasts further works with artists/fellow musicians Maejor, Tiffany Fred, Paul “Phamous” Shelton, Lights, James Fauntleroy, Chloe Angelides, Iain James, Stephenie Jones, Claude Kelly, Liza Owen, Jesse St. John, Pia Mia, Stanaj, Rook Monroe, Georgia Ku, Derrus Rachel, and Euanitta.

Meanwhile, Rowland is expected to release her upcoming fifth album, which serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” later this year.

Other producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Tricky Stewart (Nicole Scherzinger), The-Dream (Celine Dion), Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph (Jennifer Lopez), Dem Jointz (Brandy), Maejor (Justin Bieber), Shea Taylor (Ne-Yo) and Mel & Mus (Keyshia Cole).

On the songwriting front, Rowland has reportedly teamed up with Diane Warren (Whitney Houston), Angie Beyince (Destiny’s Child), Traci Hale (Britney Spears), Shane Stevens (Ariana Grande), Nash Overstreet (Meghan Trainor), Verse Simmonds (Chris Brown) and Rock City (Keri Hilson).

Watch the music video for “Kisses Down Low” below.

Lea Michele unveils release date, tracklisting for new album

14 Mar

Lea Michele has unveiled the release date and tracklisting for her upcoming sophomore album.

The actress, singer, and songwriter will release “Places” on April 28 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Anything’s Possible” – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was written by Michele alongside Maureen “MoZella” McDonald and Timothy “Tim” Myers.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” boasts further productions from John Shanks (Sheryl Crow), Toby Gad (Jennifer Hudson), Christopher Braide (Jessie Reyez), Kid Harpoon (Eliza Doolittle), Xandy Barry (Jessica Simpson), Andrew Hollander (Fefe Dobson) and Matt Rad (Demi Lovato).

On the songwriting front, Michele has worked with Chantal Kreviazuk (Avril Lavigne), Wrabel (Ellie Goulding), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce), Michael Fitzpatrick (ZZ Ward), Dana Parish (Celine Dion), Fransisca Hall (Betty Who), Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez) and Diane Warren (Andra Day).

See the tracklisting for “Places” below.

(1) Love is Alive / (2) Heavy Love / (3) Proud / (4) Believer / (5) Run to You / (6) Heavenly / (7) Anything’s Possible / (8) Getaway Car / (9) Sentimental Memories / (10) Tornado / (11) Hey You

Lea Michele releases new single “Love is Alive”

3 Mar

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Lea Michele has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Chantal Kreviazuk (Avril Lavigne, Gwen Stefani) and Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift, Colbie Caillat).

Production duties on “Love is Alive” were handled by Xandy Barry, whose credits include Jessica Simpson’s “Boy,” Nick Lachey’s “On Your Own,” Backstreet Boys’ “Lose it All,” and Ashley Parker Angel’s “Apology.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Michele’s sophomore studio collection “Places” – featuring “Run To You,” “Getaway Car” and “Hey You” – will arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Other album producers include Toby Gad (Daya), John Shanks (Michelle Branch), Afrojack (Sevyn Streeter), Matt Rad (Demi Lovato), Kid Harpoon (Jessie Ware) and Stephan Moccio (Emeli Sande).

The follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” also boasts songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora), Wrabel (Kesha), Jolene Belle (Tori Kelly), Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez), Julia Michaels (Ed Sheeran) and Diane Warren (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love is Alive” below.

Jennifer Hudson delivers new single “Remember Me”

3 Mar

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Jennifer Hudson has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Hudson and Vincent Stein alongside producers Jamie Hartman and Konstantin Sherer.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hudson is expected to release her fourth album later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Diane Warren (Celine Dion), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Babyface (Charlie Puth), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Kat Dahlia).

Hudson’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “JHUD,” debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Walk it Out,” “I Still Love You” and “It’s Your World.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Remember Me” below.

Jennifer Hudson reunites with Diane Warren for new album

2 Feb

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Jennifer Hudson has reunited with Diane Warren for her upcoming album.

“Wait till you hear what me and Jennifer are cookin’ up,” the legendary songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (February 01, 2017).

Warren previously teamed up with Hudson on the Harvey Mason Jr.-produced “You Pulled Me Through” and “Still Here,” which was also recorded by British singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield.

Fans of Warren’s poignant songwriting should also look out for the next releases by Leona Lewis, Demi Lovato, Kiesza, Lea Michele, Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, Stanaj, Max George, Zendaya, Abbey Smith, Kyla, Paloma Faith, Andra Day, Conrad Sewell, and Ferras.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Toby Gad (John Legend), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Rachel Platten).

Hudson’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “JHUD,” debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Walk it Out,” “I Still Love You” and “It’s Your World.”

Listen to the audio clip for “You Pulled Me Through” below.