Tag Archives: Diztortion

Ella Mai drafts Caroline Ailin, Grades for new collaboration

19 Sep

Ella Mai has drafted Norwegian singer/songwriter Caroline Ailin and British record producer Grades for a new collaboration.

Ailin is known for co-writing Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Olivia Holt’s “History,” Rachel Platten’s “Hey Hey Hallelujah,” and Tulecco’s “Creative.”

Meanwhile, Grades (born Daniel Traynor) is responsible for producing Nao’s “Bad Blood,” Tinie Tempah’s “Text from Your Ex,” Sinead Harnett’s “Still Miss You,” Khalid’s “Winter,” and Tove Lo’s “Lies in the Dark.”

Mai, on the other hand, is expected to release her next project – boasting further contributions from Diztortion and Tre Jean-Marie – later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records.

Her current mini-album “Ready” – featuring the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted “She Don’t” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Watch the music video for “She Don’t” below.

Craig David confirms details for new album “The Time is Now”

15 Sep

Craig David has confirmed the details for his upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter christened his seventh studio collection “The Time is Now” and will release it on January 26, 2018 via Sony Music Entertainment UK in partnership with Speakerbox/Insanity Records.

Lead promotional single “Heartline” – which was co-written with Sam Romans and Jonas Blue – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Following My Intuition” boasts further songwriting contributions from Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande), Ed Drewett (Olly Murs), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith) and Talay Riley (Keri Hilson).

On the production front, David has worked with Tre Jean-Marie (Marlon Roudette), Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson), Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Fraser T. Smith (Stormzy) and Kaytranada (Sinead Harnett).

See the tracklisting for “The Time is Now” below.

(1) Magic / (2) Heartline / (3) Brand New / (4) Going On / (5) Love Me Like it’s Yesterday / (6) For the Gram / (7) Get Involved / (8) I Know You / (9) Live in the Moment / (10) Love will Come Around / (11) Somebody Like Me / (12) Focus / (13) Reload / (14) Talk to Me / (15) Talk to Me (Part 2)

Kelly Clarkson confirms details for new album “Meaning of Life”

8 Sep

Kelly Clarkson has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her eighth studio collection “Meaning of Life” and will release it on October 27 via Atlantic Records.

Current promotional singles “Love So Soft” (written by Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, and Jesse Shatkin) and “Move on You” (written by Molly Kate Kestner, Amy “AMES” Kuney, and Nick Ruth) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Piece by Piece” boasts further songwriting contributions and productions from Greg Kurstin (Beyonce), Chloe Angelides (Jason Derulo), Mick Schultz (Rihanna), Harloe (Nick Jonas), Jonathan Rotem (Avril Lavigne), Katie Pearlman (Superfruit) and Diztortion (Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Love So Soft” below.

Stefflon Don unleashes music video for new single “Hurtin’ Me”

1 Sep

Stefflon Don has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Jamaican rapper, singer, and songwriter (born Stephanie Allen) posted the visual clip for “Hurtin’ Me” to her Vevo channel on Friday (September 01, 2017).

The French Montana-featuring track – now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms. and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Rodney “Rymez” Hwingwiri.

Stefflon Don’s upcoming project, which follows 2016’s “Real Ting Mixtape”, is expected to arrive later this year via 54 London / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Dallas Austin (Cris Cab), Fiona Bevan (Charlotte OC), Two Inch Punch (Dan Caplen), Moon Willis (Anne-Marie), Knox Brown (Joel Compass), Harry James (Grace Carter), Sebastian Kole (Stanaj) and Diztortion (Melissa Steel).

Watch the music video for “Hurtin’ Me” below.

Liza Owen reunites with Robopop for new collaboration

1 Sep

Liza Owen has reunited with Robopop for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on the Ali Tamposi-assisted “Don’t Call Me Baby,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Born Daniel Thomas Omelio; Robopop’s songwriting and production resume boasts further works with Lana Del Rey (“Video Games”), Prince Royce (“Stuck on a Feeling”), Maroon 5 (“Payphone”), Little Mix (“Power”), Jojo (“When Love Hurts”), Marina Diamandis (“How to be a Heartbreaker”), James Blunt (“When I Find Love Again”) and Hey Violet (“Hoodie”).

Having signed a publishing deal with Universal Music’s Lava Records, Owen is expected to release her debut project – featuring the Skyler Stonestreet-penned/Goldfingers-produced “Better with Me” – later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Mac & Phil (Emeli Sande), Luke Fitton (Amber-Simone), Diztortion (Nicola Roberts), Corey Sanders (Leona Lewis), Youthonix (Tanika Bailey), Mick Schultz (Kelly Rowland), Digital Farm Animals (Grace Carter), Knightstarr (Pixie Lott) and Maths Time Joy (Kara Marni).

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Call Me Baby” below.

Taya unleashes new promotional single “When Ur Sober”

18 Aug

British singer/songwriter Taylor Ann Fowlis, known mononymously as Taya, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“When Ur Sober” – featuring Yxng Bane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Boasting co-production duties from Diztortion (Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson) and Mark Ralph (Amber Mark, Zara Larsson); “Sober” was co-written by Wayne Hector (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE, Enrique Iglesias) and Emma Davidson-Dillon (Jasmine Thompson, Zac Samuel).

Taya’s upcoming debut mini-album – featuring previous singles “Deeper,” “Got Me Wondering” and “Sweet Waste of Time” – is scheduled to arrive on September 1st via Atlantic Records UK.

Other producers backing Taya on the self-titled project are George Reid (Raleigh Ritchie), Felix Snow (Katy Perry), Jonas Jeberg (Chris Brown) and Alexander “Al Shux” Shuckburgh (Lianne La Havas).

On the songwriting front, Taya has worked with Karen Poole (Dua Lipa), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Tinashe), Anjulie Persaud (Nicki Minaj), Tom Havelock (Sinead Harnett) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Mabel McVey).

Stream the audio clip for “When Ur Sober” below.

Diztortion writes songs for Rihanna’s upcoming album

17 Aug

Diztortion has been enlisted for Rihanna’s upcoming ninth album.

Born Raoul Lionel Chen, The Dutch-Surinamese record producer and songwriter’s resume boasts works with Taya (“Deeper”), Sasha Keable (“Put Your Love on Me”), Melissa Steel (“I’ll Be There”), Ina Wroldsen (“Mad Love”), Craig David (“For the Gram”) and Sigma (“Redemption”).

Among the fellow songwriters and producers Diztortion has collaborated with are Nicola Roberts, Felix Snow, Hayley Warner, Al Shux, Audra Mae, Tom Havelock, Katie Pearlman, Zac Poor, Niara Scarlett, Arnthor Birgisson, Eyelar, Cass Lowe, Ayak Thiik, MNEK, Tanya Lacey, and Levi Lennox.

Meanwhile, Rihanna’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Anti” is expected to arrive later this year via Westbury Road Entertainment in partnership with Roc Nation Records (US) and Virgin EMI Records (UK).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS (Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne), Camille “Kamille” Purcell (Jessie Ware, Louisa Johnson) and Rachel “RAYE” Keen (Mabel McVey, Ray BLK).

Stream the audio clip for “I’ll Be There” below.