Tag Archives: Epic Records

Usher teams up with Black Coffee for new single “LaLaLa”

10 Sep

American singer/songwriter Usher has teamed up with South African DJ-producer Black Coffee for his new single “LaLaLa,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Lucky Daye and India Shawn alongside Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen of Norwegian production duo Stargate, who previously teamed up with Usher on “His Mistakes” (co-written by Ne-Yo) and “What’s a Man To Do” (co-written by Johnta Austin).

As mentioned in earlier posts, 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 additional alliances with 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.

 

India Shawn signs new deal with Epic Records

5 Sep

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India Shawn has signed a new deal with Epic Records.

“I said I wanted to do some epic shit this year. The power of words, man!!! New chapter with an incredible team. Thank you for believing with me @ezekiellewis @iamsylviarhone,” the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram.

Shawn’s debut project, 2015’s “Outer Limits,” featured lead single “Floating Away,” which features regular collaborator James Fauntleroy and produced by Ernest “Tuo” Clark and Marcos “Kosine” Palcios of Da Internz.

On the songwriting front, Shawn has penned songs for Diddy & Dirty Money (“Your Love”), Monica (“Without You”), Chris Brown (“Trumpet Lights”), Keri Hilson (“Way You Love Me”), Lloyd (“King of Hearts”), Akon (“Take It Down Low”), El Debarge (“Heaven”) and Justine Skye (“Build”).

Watch the music video for “Floating Away” below.

Camila Cabello unleashes two new songs, “Shameless” and “Liar”

5 Sep

Camila Cabello has unleashed two new singles online.

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

Both tracks were collectively produced by Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber) and The Monsters & Strangerz (Zara Larsson, Ellie Goulding), while “Liar” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato) and Jon Bellion (Halsey, Christina Aguilera).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Cabello’s upcoming project “Romance” is expected to arrive later this year via Syco Music / Epic Records.

Stream the audio clips for “Shameless” and “Liar” below.

 

Madison Beer signs new record deal with Epic Records

10 Aug

Madison Beer has signed a new record deal with Epic Records.

“!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emotionally writing this but i’m so excited so say that after years of being an independent artist im now signed with @epicrecords 🛸 thank you to my fans for getting me here,”  the American singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (August 10, 2019).

The Sony Music imprint – which is headed by Sylvia Rhone – also houses artists including Mariah Carey, Sade, DJ Khaled, Jennifer Hudson, Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, Sara Bareilles, Meghan Trainor, Zara Larsson, and 21 Savage.

Beer’s most recent collection, 2018’s “As She Pleases,” spawned singles “Say It To My Face” (co-written by Sarah Aarons, Dayyon Alexander and Fred Ball), “Dead” (co-written by Delacy, Madison Emiko Love and Michael Keenan) and “Home With You” (co-written by Raye, Jin Jin and Big Taste).

Her upcoming project reportedly features productions and songwriting contributions from Kinetics & One Love (Melanie Martinez, Hailee Steinfeld), Elizabeth “Lowell” Boland (Jojo, Mae Muller), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Beyonce, Leona Lewis) and Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt (Pia Mia, Phoebe Ryan).

Stream the audio clip for “Home With You” below.

 

Usher reunites with JHart for new collaboration

18 Jul

Usher has reunited with JHart for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born James Abrahart) previously teamed up with Usher on Martin Garrix’s 2015 hit single “Don’t Look Down,” which peaked to number nine on the UK Singles Chart.

JHart’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Power”), Keith Urban (“Wasted Time”), Zara Larsson (“I Would Like”), Camila Cabello (“In the Dark”), K. Michelle (“”Make the Bed”), Chris Brown (“This Way”), Justin Bieber (“Company”), Rita Ora (“Body On Me”) and TLC (“Way Back”).

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 additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Furthermore, JHart’s most recent promotional single “Temporary” – which was produced by German and co-written alongside Sizzy Rocket, Ilsey Juber, and Ian Kirkpatrick – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Look Down” below.

Mariah Carey teases new collaboration with Usher

27 Jun

Mariah Carey has teased a new collaboration with Usher.

“Have you ever felt so enamored baby (that’s how much I love you)” If you don’t know it, listen to Rainbow! @Usher,” the American singer, songwriter and producer posted to Instagram on Wednesday (June 27, 2019).

The pair previously teamed up on the Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox-produced “How Much,” taken from Carey’s seventh album, 1999’s “Rainbow,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Carey’s most recent studio collection “Caution” – featuring singles “GTFO,” “The Distance,” With You,” “A No No” – is now available via Epic Records.

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

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

Stream the audio clip for “How Much?” below.

 

Camila Cabello reunites with Shawn Mendes for new single “Senorita”

21 Jun

Camila Cabello has reunited with Shawn Mendes for his new single “Senorita,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Charli XCX alongside Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha), Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber), Jack Patterson (Zara Larsson, David Guetta), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Halsey, Ed Sheeran) and Magnus “Cashmere Cat” Hoiberg (Tinashe, Ariana Grande).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Sam Romans, Amy Wadge, and Jordan Reynolds – is expected to arrive later this year via Syco Music / Epic Records.

Her debut studio collection, 2018’s “Camila,” topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned four singles in the shape of “Havana,” “Never Be the Same,” “Real Friends” and “Consequences.”

Watch the Dave Meyers-directed clip for “Senorita” below.