Tag Archives: Diane Warren

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.

Grace announces new single “Hell of a Girl”

11 May

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Grace has announced the title of her new single.

The Australian singer-songwriter christened “Hell of a Girl” as the next promotional cut from her debut album and will release it on May 13.

“Hell of a Girl” serves as the follow-up to previous single “You Don’t Own Me,” which peaked to number four on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Grace is expected to drop her upcoming debut album later this year through RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from Labrinth (Rihanna), Diane Warren (Lady Gaga), Jimmy Napes (Alicia Keys), Mark Ralph (Lion Babe), Naughty Boy (Emeli Sande) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

Watch the music video for “Boyfriend Jeans” below.

Olly Murs reunites with Jamie Scott for fifth album

21 Apr

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Olly Murs has reunited with Jamie Scott for his upcoming fifth album.

Scott is known for co-writing “Us Against the World,” “Ready for Love” and “Why Do I Love You,” taken from Murs’ fourth album, “Never Been Better.”

The British singer-songwriter-record producer also contributed to the next projects by DAKOTA [70Hz Recordings], Ella Henderson [Syco Music], Jessie Ware [Island], The Beach [RCA] and Tom Odell [Columbia].

Meanwhile, Murs is expected to release his next studio collection later this year through Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music and Epic Records.

Other album contributors include Diane Warren (Lady Gaga), Bonnie McKee (Kylie Minogue), Wayne Hector (Craig David), Jin Jin (David Guetta), Camille Purcell (Little Mix) and Ina Wroldsen (Clean Bandit).

Watch the music video for “Unbreakable” below.

LeAnn Rimes reunites with Diane Warren for new album

12 Apr

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LeAnn Rimes has reunited with Diane Warren for her upcoming album.

Warren previously teamed up with Rimes on international hit singles “How Do I Live” and “Can’t Fight the Moonlight,” which peaked to number two and eleven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, respectively.

The Grammy-nominated songwriter also contributed to the next projects by Lady Gaga [Interscope], Olly Murs [Syco], Kiesza [Island], Lea Michele [Columbia], Grace [RCA], Zendaya [Republic] and Mariah Carey [Epic].

Meanwhile, Rimes is expected to release the follow-up to 2013’s “Spitfire” later this year through Curb Records.

The still-untitled LP delivers additional alliances with Darrell Brown (Keith Urban), Toby Gad (Madonna), Mark Batson (Alicia Keys), Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran), Chris Leonard (Shawn Mendes) and Taylor Parks (Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Can’t Fight the Moonlight” below.

Olly Murs works with Bonnie McKee, Daylight for fifth album

2 Apr

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Olly Murs has worked with Bonnie McKee and Daylight for his fifth album.

Recent songwriting credits by McKee include Charlie Puth’s “Up All Night” [Warner Brothers], Kelly Clarkson’s “Bad Reputation” [RCA] and 5 Seconds of Summer’s “San Francsisco” [Capitol].

Meanwhile, Daylight – real name Daniel Kyriakides – is responsible for co-writing and producing Shawn Mendes’s “Stitches” [Island], Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$” [Epic] and Maroon 5’s “Beautiful Goodbye” [A&M/Octone].

Murs, on the other hand, is scheduled to release the follow-up to 2014’s “Never Been Better” later this year through Syco Music and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Cutfather, Jin Jin, Steve Robson, Claude Kelly, Samuel Preston, Camille Purcell, Daniel Davidsen, Ina Wroldsen, Wayne Hector, Diane Warren, and Wrabel.

Watch the music video for “Wasted Youth” below.

Kiesza reunites with Stargate for new album?

13 Mar

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Kiesza has recorded new music with Stargate.

The singer-songwriter – real name Kiesa Rae Ellestad – previously teamed up with Norwegian songwriting and production duo on “Cannonball” and “Feel the Light,” taken from the original motion picture soundtrack, “Home.”

Stargate – composed of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen – have also worked with top songwriters such as Makeba Riddick, Coco Morier, Emeli Sande, Autumn Rowe, Mozella, Priscilla Renea, Ester Dean, and Sia.

Their recent credits include Fifth Harmony (“Worth It”), Shakira (“Try Everything”), Tinashe (“All Hands on Deck”), Coldplay (“Adventure of a Lifetime”), Pia Mia (“Touch”) and Vance Joy (“Straight Into Your Arms”).

Meanwhile, Kiesza is expected to release her second major label album next year through Lokal Legend / Island Records.

As mentioned in earlier posted, the follow-up to 2014’s “Sound of a Woman” reportedly features alliances with Diane Warren (Lady Gaga, Celine Dion) and Jenna Andrews (Tori Kelly, Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Feel the Light” below.

Lea Michele collaborates with Wrabel, Matt Rad for sophomore album

8 Mar

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Actress-singer Lea Michele has added Wrabel and Matt Rad to the list of contributors for her upcoming sophomore album.

“Got some incredible song writing done today for album two. I’m the most proud of this one. I cannot wait for you all to hear! @alitamposi @wrabel @mattradmusic,” Michele posted to her Instagram account.

Wrabel’s songwriting resume includes works with many artists, including Katharine McPhee (“Break”), Pentatonix (“Rose Gold”), Ellie Goulding (“Devotion”), Will Young (“Blue”) and Afrojack (“Ten Feel Tall”).

Meanwhile, Rad previously produced and co-wrote “Cue the Rain” and “Don’t Let Go” for Michele along with Anne Preven and Felicia Burton, respectively.

The hitmaker – born Matthew Radosevich – is also responsible for co-writing and / or producing Little Mix’s “Love Me or Leave Me” [Syco], One Direction’s “18” [Columbia] and Demi Lovato’s “Nightingale” [Hollywood].

Michele, on the other hand, is expected to release her second studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” delivers further songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Lady Gaga, Paloma Faith) and Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson).

Watch the music video for “Ten Feet Tall” below.

Alex Newell reveals details for debut mini-collection “Power”

18 Feb

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Alex Newell has revealed the details for his upcoming debut EP.

The actor-singer will release “Power” – featuring five new songs including “Shame,” “Basically Over You (B.O.Y),” “Devilish” and a cover of Sigma’s “Nobody to Love” – on February 19 through Big Beat Records.

Lead single “This Ain’t Over” – now available for download via iTunes and all other online outlets – was co-written by Andrew Jackson (Ben Haenow, John Legend) and produced by LDN Noise (Chris Brown, Nathan Sykes).

“Power” delivers additional alliances with MNEK (Rudimental), Diane Warren (Beyonce), Nile Rodgers (Madonna), Red Triangle (Cheryl), Karen Harding (Zak Abel), Digital Farm Animals (Dua Lipa), and Tom Aspaul (Little Mix).

Watch the music video for “This Ain’t Over” below.

K. Michelle schedules release date for new album “More Issues Than Vogue”

13 Feb

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K. Michelle has scheduled the release date for her upcoming third album.

The singer-songwriter – real name Kimberly Pate – will release “More Issues Than Vogue” on March 25 through Atlantic Records.

The highly-anticipated collection follows 2014’s “Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart?,” which debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Current single “Ain’t You” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by Hitmaka, Jeremih, Chi Hoover, Arin Ray and Drew Love. Production is credited to The Mekanics, Hitmaka, OZ and UC.

Other album contributors include Shep Crawford (Tamia), Diane Warren (Beyonce), Troy Taylor (Trey Songz), Sevyn Streeter (Chris Brown), Knox Brown (Usher), Priscilla Renea (Rihanna), and Pop & Oak (Kehlani).

Listen to the audio clip for “Ain’t You” below.

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