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Paloma Faith enlists Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Ball for new collaboration

19 Nov

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has enlisted Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo recently helmed Raye’s last single “Love Me Again,” which peaked to number fifty-five on the UK Singles Chart.

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Craig David (“Do You Miss Me Much”), Sigala (“We Got Love”), Jess Glynne (“All I Am”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Rita Ora (“Proud”), Don Diablo (“Brave”) and Jonas Blue (“Alien”).

Meanwhile, Fred Ball’s production credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Harloe’s “Rivers Run Dry,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Maeta’s “Babygirl,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith is currently working on her upcoming fifth studio album under Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Architect” reportedly features additional contributions from Diane Warren, AC Burrell, Grades, Dave Okumu, Mnek, Tre Jean-Marie, Starsmith, Cleo Tighe, Stephan Moccio, Clarence Coffee Jr., RuthAnne, George Moore, BullySongs, Detonate, and Patrick Wemberley.

Watch the music video for “Lullaby” below.

 

Jojo confirms details for new single “Sabotage”

24 Oct

Jojo has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Joanna Levesque) has christened “Sabotage” as the first official single from her upcoming fourth album and will release it on October 25 via all digital streaming outlets.

The Chika-featuring track was co-written by fellow recording artist Merna Bishouty alongside Dan Wilson (Halsey, John Legend), Doc McKinney (Drake, Mary J. Blige) and Sir Dylan (Solange, The Weeknd).

Jojo’s forthcoming album – featuring previous single “Joanna” (which was co-written by Rebekah “Rose Gold” Muhammad, Natalie Dunn and Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman) – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Diane Warren, Malay, Stacy Barthe, Jamie Hartman, Diana Gordon, Sebastian Kole, Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Oak Felder, Lowell, Max Wolfgang, and Stint.

Stream the audio clip for “Joanna” below.

 

Jojo returns with new single “Joanna”

11 Oct

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American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known professionally as Jojo, has unleashed her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Rebekah “Rose Gold” Muhammad (Faith Evans, Nipsey Hussle), Natalie Dunn (Mali-Koa, Ella Henderson) and Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman (Brandy, Lianne La Havas).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jojo is currently working on her upcoming project under Warner Music Group / Warner Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional contributions from Diane Warren, Malay, Stacy Barthe, Doc McKinney, Diana Gordon, Jamie Hartman, Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Sebastian Kole, Oak Felder, Lowell, Max Wolfgang, Stint, Jermaine Dupri, and Bryan Michael Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “Joanna” below.

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Jojo

10 Oct

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Reunited with one of the best singers in the game @iamjojo. Can’t wait till everyone hears this song!!! I told Toni Braxton after she sang “Unbreak My Heart” she was winning a Grammy for it and she did and Jojo will win one for this,” the legendary American songwriter posted to Instagram.

The pair previously teamed up on the tracks “Exceptional” and “Note to God,” taken from Jojo’s sophomore studio collection, “The High Road,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Celine Dion (“Because You Loved Me”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Britney Spears (“When Your Eyes Say It”), Beyonce (“I Was Here”), Rita Ora (“Grateful”) and Jennifer Hudson (“I’ll Fight”).

Meanwhile, Jojo is currently working on her upcoming fourth album, which will be released via Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from Lowell, Isabella Kearney Nurse, Jesse Thomas, Sebastian Kole, Lil Eddie, Stacy Barthe, Max Wolfgang, Diana Gordon, J. Que, Natalie Nunn, Caroline Ailin, Iain James, Steph Jones, and Myah Marie.

Stream the audio clip for “Exceptional” below.

 

Izzy Bizu hits the studio with Zak Abel, Fred Cox for new collaboration

5 Oct

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British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, known professionally as Izzy Bizu, has teamed up with Zak Abel and Fred Cox for a new collaboration.

Besides releasing his debut album “Only When We’re Naked” in 2017 via Atlantic Records UK, Abel is also known for co-writing Paloma Faith’s “I’ll Be Gentle” and Why Don’t We & Macklemore’s “I Don’t Belong In This Club.”

Meanwhile, Cox’s production resume boasts works with Grace Carter (“Heal Me”), Olivia Nelson (“Back When”), Caitlyn Scarlett (“Back When”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Grace”), Kiah Victoria (“Treat Me”), Denai Moore (“Leave It Up To You”), Chloe Howl (“Comfortably Me”) and Tanika (“Fuck Boy”).

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Bizu is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album under Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited.

The follow-up to 2016’s “A Moment of Madness” reportedly features additional alliances with Ian Barter, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Diane Warren, Plested, Fiona Bevan, Kane “KIN” Parfitt, Kelli Leigh, Troy Miller, and Laconic.

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Lights On” below.

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Ciara

14 Jul

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Ciara.

“Cooking up something very cool with @Ciara in the studio last nite,” the legendary American songwriter posted to Instagram on Saturday (July 13, 2019).

Warren previously teamed up with Ciara on “I Got You,” taken from the artist’s sixth studio collection, “Jackie,” which peaked to number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Toni Braxton (“Unbreak My Heart”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Britney Spears (“When Your Eyes Say It”), Beyonce (“I Was Here”), Rita Ora (“Grateful”) and Jennifer Hudson (“I’ll Fight”).

Meanwhile, Ciara most recent album “Beauty Marks” – featuring singles “Level Up,” “Freak Me,” “Dose,” “Greatest Love” and “Thinkin Bout You” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “I Got You” below.

Izzy Bizu hits the studio with Laconic for new collaboration

13 Jul

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British singer/songwriter Isobel Beardshaw, known professionally as Izzy Bizu, has teamed up with Laconic for new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production duo – composed of Dan Goudie and Ash Milton – previously helmed songs for Tom Grennan (“Royal Highness”), Craig David (“No Drama”), Madison Beer (“Home With You”), Cover Drive (“Easy Life”), Bobii Lewis (“Never Leave”) and MAAD (“New Religion”).

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Meanwhile, Bizu is expected to release the follow-up 2016’s “A Moment of Madness” – which include additional alliances with Troy Miller, Kelli Leigh, Plested, Fiona Bevan, Kane “Kin” Parfitt, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, and Diane Warren – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment UK.

Bizu’s most recent project “Glita” – featuring lead single “Lights On” (which was co-written by Jessica Agombar and produced by Ian Barter) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Lights On” below.