Tag Archives: Ella Mai

Ella Mai announces details for new single “Not Another Love Song”

25 Sep

Ella Mai has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter dubbed “Not Another Love Song” as her next promotional cut and will release it on October 2nd via iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Google Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Not Another Love Song” was written by Mai alongside Varren Wade, while production duties were handled by Boi-1da, Jahaan Sweet, and The Rascals (aka Leon Thomas III and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes).

Mai’s upcoming sophomore album – which reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Organized Noize, Johnta Austin, Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith, and Jonah Christian – is expected to arrive later this year via 10 Summers / Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Trip” below.

Johnta Austin premieres music video for new single “Love Angel”

19 Feb

Johnta Austin has premiered the music video for his new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the Derek Blanks-directed clip for “Love Angel” to his Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 18, 2020).

Production duties on “Love Angel” were collectively handled by by Troy Taylor (Brian McKnight, Trey Songz) and Jerren “J-Kits” Spruill (Tank, K. Michelle).

Austin’s debut album “Love, Sex & Religion” features additional contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Trey Songz, Drumma Boy, Harmony Samuels, Dondria Nicole, Xeryus Gittens, and Troy Oliver.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Austin recently recorded new music for Ella Mai’s next project alongside production team Organized Noize (aka Rico Wade, Ray Murray and Sleepy Brown).

His previous songwriting credits include Mariah Carey’s “We Belong Together,” Toni Braxton’s “Just Be a Man About It,” Aaliyah’s “Miss You,” Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You,” Janet Jackson’s “Call on Me,” Fantasia’s “Hood Boy,” Jessica Simpson’s “A Public Affair,” and Melanie Fiona’s “This Time.”

Watch the music video for “Love Angel” below.

Ella Mai teams up with Johnta Austin for new collaboration

14 Feb

Ella Mai has teamed up with Johnta Austin for a new collaboration.

Austin is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “We Belong Together,” Toni Braxton’s “Just Be a Man About It,” Aaliyah’s “Miss You,” Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You,” Janet Jackson’s “Call on Me,” Fantasia’s “Hood Boy,” Jessica Simpson’s “A Public Affair,” and Melanie Fiona’s “This Time.”

His debut album “Love, Sex & Religion” – featuring productions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Troy Taylor, J-Kits,  Drumma Boy, Harmony Samuels, Xeryus Gittens, and Troy Oliver – is out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Besides featuring on Usher’s latest single “Don’t Waste My Time,” Mai is also scheduled to release her second studio album later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

Her self-titled debut studio album debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Boo’d Up,” “Naked,” “Trip” and “Shot Clock.”

Stream “Love, Sex & Religion” below.

 

Usher unleashes new single “Don’t Waste My Time” with Ella Mai

13 Dec

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Usher has unleashed his new single online.

“Don’t Waste My Time” – featuring Ella Mai – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by regular collaborators Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox, who previously teamed up with Usher on singles “U Got It Bad,” “U-Turn” and “Confessions Part II,” taken from the albums “8701” (2001) and “Confessions” (2004), respectively.

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Usher’s upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” is expected to arrive early next year via Brand Usher / RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Waste My Time” below.

Usher teams up with Ella Mai for new collaboration

19 Oct

 

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Usher has teamed up with Ella Mai for a new collaboration.

“I love when a plan comes together @usher and @ellamai,” Keith Thomas, Ceo of GoodLook Entertainment & A&R for RCA/Bystorm records, posted to Instagram on Friday (October 18, 2019).

Mai’s self-titled debut album under 10 Summers / Interscope Records debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Boo’d Up,” “Naked,” “Trip” and “Shot Clock.”

Her latest release “What You Did” – with fellow British recording artist Mahalia – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

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Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” 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.

Ella Mai unleashes new promotional single “Trip”

3 Aug

Ella Mai has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Trip” – which was written by Mai alongside Varren Wade and Dijon “DJ Mustard” McFarlane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mai’s debut album – featuring previous singles “Naked” and “Boo’d Up” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Tre Jean-Marie, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Caroline Ailin, and Raoul “Diztortion” Chen.

Stream the audio clip for “Trip” below.

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Ella Mai

15 Jul

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Ella Mai.

“With amazing new artist @ellamai and her adorable dog friend in the studio last nite creating something epic!!,” the legendary songwriter posted to Instagram.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts works with Toni Braxton (“Unbreak My Heart”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), LeAnn Rimes (“How Do I Live?”), Monica (“For You, I Will”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Brandy (“Have You Ever”) and Lady Gaga (“Til It Happens To You”).

Meanwhile, Mai is expected to release her debut album – featuring contributions from Grades, Caroline Ailin, Tre Jean-Marie, and Diztortion – later this year via DJ Mustard’s label 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

Warren has also contributed to the next projects by Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Stanaj, Kelly Rowland, Yebba Smith, Lukas Graham, Ally Brooke, Seinabo Sey, Max George, Louisa Johnson, Antigoni Buxton, and Ben Platt.

Watch the music video for “Boo’d Up” below.

Ella Mai premieres music video for new single “Boo’d Up”

27 Apr

Ella Mai has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Boo’d Up” was posted the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (April 26, 2018).

Produced by DJ Mustard and co-written by Joelle James and Larrance Dopson; the track is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Mai’s debut album – featuring further contributions from Diztortion, Caroline Ailin, Tre Jean-Marie, and Grades – is scheduled to arrive later this year via DJ Mustard’s 10 Summers Records in partnership with Interscope Records.

Watch the music video for “Boo’d Up” below.