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Mariah Carey premieres music video for new single “A No No”

8 Mar

Mariah Carey has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “A No No” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (March 08, 2019).

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Priscilla Renea, whose recent credits include Ariana Grande’s “Fake Smile,” David Guetta’s “She Knows How to Love,” Mary J. Blige’s “It’s Me,” Tamar Braxton’s “Heart in My Hands,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Love So Soft,” and Alma’s “Chit Chat.”

Production duties on “A No No” were collectively handled by Carey alongside Shea Taylor (Beyonce’s “Countdown,” Rihanna’s “Question Existing,” Ne-Yo’s “Lazy Love”) and Jermaine Dupri (Janet Jackson’s “Rock With You,” Monica’s “Love All Over Me,” Whitney Houston’s “Never Give Up”).

Carey’s latest album “Caution” – featuring further contributions from The Stereotypes (“Stay Long Love You”), DJ Mustard (“With You”), Fred Ball (“One Mo’ Gen”), Dev Hynes (“Giving Me Life”) and Timbaland (“8th Grade”) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “A No No” below.

Sam Smith teams up with Normani for new single “Dancing With A Stranger”

11 Jan

Sam Smith has teamed up with Normani for his new single “Dancing With a Stranger,” which is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The track was collectively produced by Jimmy Napes alongside Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Stargate, who previously worked with Smith on international hit single, “Too Good At Goodbyes.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani’s upcoming project – featuring singles “Waves” and the Calvin Harris-produced “Checklist” and “Slow Dance” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields further productions from Pharrell Williams, Boi-1da, D’Mile, Joel Little, The-Dream, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, London on Da Track, DJ Mustard, and The Rascals.

Stream the audio clip for “Dancing With A Stranger” below.

Normani drafts Pharrell Williams for debut album

11 Dec

American singer/songwriter Normani Kordei, known mononymously as Normani, has enlisted Pharrell Williams for her upcoming debut album.

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

His last studio collection under Columbia Records, 2014’s “Girl,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Marilyn Monroe,” “Come Get it Bae” and “Gust of Wind.”

Meanwhile, Normani current single “Waves” – featuring 6LACK – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming debut album under Keep Cool / RCA Records, Normani has also worked with producers Stargate, Boi-1da, D’Mile, Joel Little, The-Dream, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, London on Da Track, DJ Mustard, and The Rascals.

Stream the audio clip for “Waves” below.

Mariah Carey liberates new album “Caution”

18 Nov

Mariah Carey has liberated her fifteenth studio collection online.

“Caution” – featuring singles “GTFO,” “With You,” “The Distance” and “A No No” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated project, Carey has worked with songwriters and producers including The Stereotypes, Dev Hynes, Skrillex, Priscilla Renea, Timbaland, Bibi Bourelly, Lido, Prince Charlez, Fred Ball, WondaGurl, Nineteen85, Poo Bear, Shea Taylor, DJ Mustard, and No I.D.

Stream “Caution” below.

Mariah Carey reveals tracklisting for new album “Caution”

1 Nov

Mariah Carey has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming fifteenth album, “Caution,” which will arrive on November 16 via Epic Records.

Current promotional single “The Distance” – which was co-written by Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and produced by Sonny “Skrillex” Moore – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated album boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Shea Taylor, Priscilla Renea, No ID, Bibi Bourelly, Prince Charlez, Nineteen85, Blood Orange, Fred Ball, and DJ Mustard.

See the tracklisting for “Caution” below.

(1) GTFO / (2) With You / (3) Caution / (4) A No No / (5) The Distance (f/ Ty Dolla Sign) / (6) Giving Me Life (f/ Slick Rick and Blood Orange) / (7) One Mo’ Gen / (8) 8th Grade / (9) Stay Long Love You (f/ Gunna) / (10) Portrait

Normani taps Calvin Harris for new singles “Checklist” and “Slow Down”

23 Oct

Normani has tapped the production services of Calvin Harris for her new singles.

“Checklist” (which was co-written by Starrah) and “Slow Down” (which was co-written by Jessie Reyez) are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides recently topping the UK Singles Chart with Sam Smith (“Promises”) and Dua Lipa (“One Kiss”), Harris also wrote and produced tracks for Rihanna (“We Found Love”), Kylie Minogue (“Too Much”), Sophie Ellis Bextor (“Off and On”), Rita Ora (“I Will Never Let You Down”) and Mary J. Blige (“One Life”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Normani is currently working on her upcoming debut album under Keep Cool / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Stargate, Boi-1da, DJ Mustard, Nova Wav, Jahaan Sweet, London on Da Track, Joel Little, Sevn Thomas, D’Mile, Jimmy Napes, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clips for “Checklist” and “Slow Down” below.

Mariah Carey enlists Skrillex for new single “The Distance”

18 Oct

Mariah Carey has delivered her new promotional single online.

The Ty Dolla $ign-featuring “The Distance” – which was co-written by Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and produced by Skrillex – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Carey’s upcoming fifteenth album “Caution” – featuring previous singles “With You” and “GTFO” – will arrive on November 16 via Butterfly MC Records in partnership with Epic Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators DJ Mustard, Bibi Bourelly and Nineteen85; the highly-anticipated project reportedly yields further contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, No ID, Prince Charlez, Shea Taylor, and Fred Ball.

Stream the audio clip for “The Distance” below.

Mariah Carey confirms details for new album “Caution”

15 Oct

Mariah Carey has announced the details for her new album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her fifteenth studio collection “Caution” and will release it on November 16 via Butterfly MC Records in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment imprint Epic Records.

Current promotional single “With You” – which was produced by DJ Mustard – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Besides Bibi Bourelly and Nineteen85, who worked with Carey on previous single “GTFO,” the new project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Crystal Nicole, Eric Hudson, Priscilla Renea, No ID, Prince Charlez, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “With You” below.

Ella Mai reveals tracklisting for self-titled debut album

4 Oct

Ella Mai has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album, which will arrive on October 12 via 10 Summers / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quintin Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The self-titled project – which features Chris Brown, John Legend, and H.E.R. – also delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Bryan Michael Cox, Caroline Ailin, Harmony Samuels, Joelle James, Nana Rogues, Trey Campbell, Larrance Dopson, Sam Hook, and Marcos “Kosine” Palacious.

See the tracklisting for Ella Mai’s debut album below.

(1) Emotion / (2) Good Bad / (3) Dangerous / (4) Sauce / (5) Whatchamacallit / (6) Cheap Shot / (7) Shot Clock / (8) Boo’d Up / (9) Everything / (10) Own It / (11) Run My Mouth / (12) Gut Feeling / (13) Trip / (14) Close / (15) Easy / (16) Naked

Ella Mai reveals artwork, release date for debut album

21 Sep

Ella Mai has revealed the artwork and release date for her debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the self-titled collection will arrive on October 10 via 10 Summers Records / Interscope Records.

Current promotional single “Trip” – which was co-written by Varren Wade and collectively produced by DJ Mustard and Quinton Gulledge – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

On the highly-anticipated project, Mai has also worked with songwriters and producers Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Caroline Ailin, Diztortion, Joelle James, Sam Hook, Larrance “Rance” Dopson, and Grades.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.