Tag Archives: EMI Music Group

Emeli Sande hits the studio with Phatboiz

28 Jan

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Emeli Sande has recently recorded new material with hitmakers Phatboiz.

The songwriting and production team consists of members Allen “Bizkit” Arthur, Clayton “Gravy” Reilly, and Keith “Butta” Justice.

It is yet to be known whether the above mentioned material will appear on the Scottish singer/songwriter’s upcoming sophomore album.

Notable songwriting and production credits by Phatboiz include “Meant to Be” by TLC [Epic Records], “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” by John Legend [Columbia Records] and “Unconditional” by Ne-Yo [Motown Records].

The trio have also confirmed placements on the next LPs by RaVaughn [Columbia Records], Luke James [N.A.R.S.] and MPrynt [Motown Records].

Meanwhile, Emeli Sande’s next project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Our Version of Events.” That collection debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered hit singles “My Kind of Love” and “Next to Me.”

The “Heaven” star also co-wrote Rihanna’s “Half of Me” [Island Records], Katy Perry’s “It Takes Two” [Capitol Records], Leona Lewis’ “Trouble” [Syco Music] and Alicia Keys’ “Brand New Me” [RCA Records].

Watch the music video for Rudimental’s “Free” – which features vocals from Emeli Sande – below. The track is lifted from the British electronic group’s debut album, “Home,” out now via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

Tanika Bailey debuts new song online

24 Jan

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Tanika Bailey has debuted a new song online.

The British singer/songwriter posted “Finally Found It” to her official SoundCloud page on Thursday (January 23, 2013).

The Horror Stories-produced track is expected to appear on the artist’s upcoming debut album with EMI Virgin Records (UK) and Universal Music Group / Capitol Records (US).

Lead single “Bad 4 U” was produced by MNEK, who is also responsible for “Nothing Feels Like You” by Little Mix [Syco Music], “Love Song” by Javeon [Capitol Records] and “Home Run” by Misha B [Relentless Records].

He also worked on the next albums by A*M*E [Epic Records], Becky Hill [Parlophone Records], Mutya Keisha Siobhan [Polydor Records], Delilah [Atlantic Records] and Little Nikki [RCA Records].

Meanwhile, the still-untitled LP by Tanika is confirmed to boast further alliances from Naughty Boy (Rihanna, Ed Sheeran), Stargate (Beyonce, Katy Perry), Mojam (James Arthur, Ella Eyre) and Craze & Hoax (Leona Lewis, Emeli Sande).

Listen to “Finally Found It” below.

Ella Eyre unveils ‘Love Me Like You’ acoustic performance

21 Jan

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Ella Eyre has unveiled a new acoustic performance online.

“Love Me Like You” is taken from the singer/songwriter’s mini-album, “Deeper,” out now via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

The track was produced by Benjamin Ash, more commonly known as Two Inch Punch, who previously teamed up with the artist on hit single “Deeper.”

Some of his other credits include “Money on My Mind” by Sam Smith [Capitol Records] and “The Sweetest Thing” by Lulu James [RCA Records].

Eyre’s highly-anticipated debut LP is expected to deliver additional productions from Raphael Saadiq (Teedra Moses, Mary J. Blige), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Craig David) and Richard “Biff” Stannard (Leona Lewis, Paloma Faith).

Watch the acoustic performance of “Love Me Like You” below.

Hamada’s 10 Best Released Songs of 2013

29 Dec

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Song Title: “All of Me” by John Legend.
Album: “Love in the Future.”
Written By: (John Legend / Toby Gad).
Produced By: (Dave Tozer / John Legend).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Song Title: “Blow” by Beyoncé Knowles.
Album: “Beyoncé.”
Written By: (Beyoncé Knowles / James Fauntleroy / Justin Timberlake / Pharrell Williams / Timothy Mosley / Jerome Harmon).
Produced By: [Beyoncé Knowles / Pharrell Williams / Timbaland / J-Roc].
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

Song Title: “Body Party” by Ciara.
Album: “Ciara.”
Written By: (Ciara Harris / Jasper Cameron / Nayvadius Wilburn / Michael Williams / Pierre Ramon Slaughter).
Produced By: (Mike WiLL Made It / P-Nasty).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records].

Song Title: “Charades” by Chrisette Michele.
Album: “Better.”
Written By: (Chrisette Michele / Isra Lohata).
Produced By: (Wizzy Wow).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Motown Records].

Song Title: “Deeper” by Ella Eyre.
Mini-Album: “Deeper.”
Written By: (Ella Eyre / Benjamin Ash).
Produced By: (Two Inch Punch).
Label: [EMI music Group / Virgin Records].

Song Title: “Kisses Down Low” by Kelly Rowland.
Album: “Talk a Good Game.”
Written By: (Kelly Rowland / Theron Thomas / Timothy Thomas / Michael Williams / Marquel Middlebrooks).
Produced By: (Mike WiLL Made It / Marz).
Label: [Universal Music Group / Republic Records].

Song Title: “The Right One” by K. Michelle.
Album Title: “Rebellious Soul.”
Written By: (Durrell Babbs / Jerren Spruill / Troy Taylor).
Produced By: (Troy Taylor / J-Kits).
Label: [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

Song Title: “Torn Apart” by Snoop Lion f/ Rita Ora.
Album: “Reincarnated.”
Written By: (Angela Hunte / Ariel Rechtshaid / John Hill / Dave Taylor / Thomas Pentz).
Produced By: (Major Lazer / John Hill / Ariel Rechtshaid).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

Song Title: “V.S.O.P.” by K. Michelle.
Album: “Rebellious Soul.”
Written By: (Priscilla Renea Hamilton / Warren Felder / Andrew Wansel).
Produced By: (Oak & Pop).
Label: [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records].

Song Title: “Without Me” by Fantasia Barrino f/ Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot.
Album: “Side Effects of You.”
Written By: (Fantasia Barrino / Missy Elliot / Al Sherrod Lambert / Kyle Stewart / Harmony Samuels).
Produced By: (Harmony Samuels).
Label: [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

Ella Eyre reveals credits for debut mini-album ‘Deeper’

23 Dec

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Ella Eyre has unveiled the songwriting credits for her debut EP.

The British singer/songwriter – born Ella McMahon – released “Deeper” in the United Kingdom on December 15 via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

Lead single “Deeper” was written was Eyre along with Benjamin Ash, more commonly known as Two Inch Punch, who is also known for collaborating with the likes of Sam Smith [Capitol Records] and Lulu James [RCA Records].

The project also include a cover of Gnarls Barkley’s hit single “Going On,” written by Peter Dunton along with Thomas Callaway and Brian Burton.

Her upcoming debut album is expected to yield contributions from Mich Hansen, Ole Broderson, Kasper Larsen, Richard Stannard, Wayne Hector, Fraser T. Smith, Iain James, Steve Robson, Martin Brammer, and Adam Argyle.

Among the tracks slotted for inclusion on the still-untitled LP – expected to be released in September, 2014 – are “Dare Me,” “Thinking It Over,” “Dreams,” “Hideaway,” “Easy Go” and “GTFO My Face.”

Peep the songwriting credits for “Deeper” below.

“Deeper”
Written By: (Ella Eyre / Benjamin Ash).

“Love Me Like You”
Written By: (Ella Eyre / Benjamin Ash).

“Going On”
Written By: (Peter Dunton / Thomas Callaway / Brian Burton).

Ella Eyre debuts new song ‘Love Me Like You’

12 Dec

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Ella Eyre has debuted a new song online.

“Love Me Like You” is lifted from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming EP, “Deeper,” out in the UK on December 15 via EMI Music / Virgin Records.

Lead single “Deeper” was written by Ella Eyre along with Two Inch Punch, who also worked with the likes of M.O. [Operator Records], Sam Smith [Capitol Records] and Lulu James [RCA Records].

Her still-untitled debut LP is expected to boast alliances from Wayne Hector (Nicki Minaj, One Direction), Iain James (Leona Lewis, Emeli Sande), Richard Stannard (Hurts, Calvin Harris) and Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Katy B).

Listen to “Love Me Like You” below.

Ella Eyre reveals tracklisting for new mini-album ‘Deeper’

2 Dec

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Ella Eyre has revealed the official tracklisting for her upcoming EP.

The British singer/songwriter will release “Deeper” in the United Kingdom on December 15 via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

Lead single “Deeper” was written by Ella Eyre along with Two Inch Punch, whose credits include “Sweetest Thing” by Lulu James [RCA Records] and “Safe With Me” by Sam Smith [PMR Records].

Eyre recently appeared on the Ishi-produced track “Someday (Place in the Sun),” taken from Tinie Tempah’s sophomore album, “Demonstration,” out now via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

Her highly-anticipated full length album is confirmed to yield alliances from Richard “Biff” Stannard (Gabrielle, Leona Lewis), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Craig David) and Steve Robson (Eliza Doolittle, Paloma Faith).

Peep the tracklisting for “Deeper” below.

“Deeper”
“Love Me Like You”
“Going On”
“Deeper” (Friend Within Remix)
“Deeper” (Oflynn Remix)

Ella Eyre premieres music video for new single ‘Deeper’

24 Nov

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

“Deeper” marks the first promotional single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming EP of the same name, out on December 15 via EMI Virgin Records.

The track was written by Ella Eyre along with Two Inch Punch, who previously teamed up with the likes of Mikky Ekko [RCA Records], Jessie Ware [Island Records] and Lianne La Havas [Atlantic Records].

Eyre is known for collaborating with super producers Rudimental and Naughty Boy on the hit singles “Waiting All Night” and “Think About It,” respectively.

Her as-yet-untitled debut album, expected to be released in September 2014, will boast alliances from Richard Stannard (Gabrielle, Alesha Dixon), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Britney Spears) and Steve Robson (Leona Lewis, Olly Murs).

Watch the music video for “Deeper” below.

Ella Eyre announces new single details

31 Oct

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Ella Eyre has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Deeper” as the lead single from her upcoming extended play of the same name.

The highly-anticipated project will be released on 22 December via EMI Music Group / Virgin Records.

Eyre is known for appearing on the Rudimental’s hit single “Waiting All Night,” which debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart. She also featured on Naughty Boy’s new single “Think About It” along with Wiz Khalifa.

Her as-yet-untitled debut album will boast productions and songwriting contributions from Richard “Biff” Stannard (Leona Lewis, Kylie Minogue), Iain James (Little Mix, Emeli Sande), Fraser T. Smith (Nelly Furtado, Rebecca Ferguson) and Christian “Crada” Kalla (Drake, Tinie Tempah).

Watch the music video for Naughty Boy’s “Think About It” below.

MNEK signs new deal with EMI Music Group / Virgin Records

31 Oct

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MNEK has signed a new deal with EMI Music Group / Virgin Records, which is home to artists including Emeli Sande, Naughty Boy, and David Guetta.

The British singer, songwriter and producer – born Uzoechi Emenike – has recently contributed to songs by Rudimental (“Spoons”), Duke Dumont (“Hold On”), DEVolution (“Too Much Heaven”) and Sub Focus (“Close”).

Some of his notable production work includes “Bad 4 U” by Tanika [Virgin Records], “Home Run” by Misha B [Relentless Records] and “Nothing Feels like You” by Little Mix [Syco Music / Columbia Records].

Other artists MNEK has collaborated with include Foxes [RCA Records], Charli XCX [Atlantic Records], A*M*E [Epic Records], The Saturdays [Fascination Records] and Mutya Keisha Siobhan [Polydor Records].

Watch the music video for Rudimental’s hit single “Baby” below. The track features vocals from MNEK and Sinead Harnett.