Tag Archives: Epic Records

Jennifer Hudson releases new promotional single “Burden Down”

13 Dec

Jennifer Hudson has released her new promotional single online.

“Burden Down” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Lindy Robbins, whose recent credits include DJ Snake’s “A Different Way,” Paloma Faith’s “Cry Baby,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” and Rachel Platten’s “Perfect for You.”

Production duties on “Burden Down” were handled by Jamie Hartman, who is also responsible for Kygo’s “Stargazing,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” JP Cooper’s “Passport Home,” Kacy Hill’s “Lion,” and Birdy’s “Shadow.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hudson’s upcoming fourth album – featuring previous promotional single “Remember Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Babyface (Fantasia Barrino), Jon Levine (Rachel Platten), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha), Toby Gad (John Legend), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys), Jeff Gitty (Keyshia Cole), Xavier Gordon (Angie Stone) and Cook Classics (Trey Songz).

Stream the audio clip for “Burden Down” below.

Zara Larsson hits the studio with Caroline Ailin, Jack Patterson of Clean Bandit

9 Dec

Swedish singer/songwriter Zara Larsson has enlisted Caroline Ailin and Jack Patterson of Clean Bandit for a new collaboration.

Patterson previously co-produced and co-wrote “Hold My Hand” for Jess Glynne alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Ina Wroldsen, and Finlay “Starsmith” Dow-Smith. Taken from Glynne’s debut studio collection “I Cry When I Laugh,” the track debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Meanwhile, Ailin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Dua Lipa (“New Rules”), Tiffany Hwang (“Talk”), Olivia Holt (“History”), Aanysa (“Burn Break Crash”), Rachel Platten (“Hey Hey Hallelujah”), Grades (“Crocodile Tears”), JKay (“Danger”), Alex Adair (“Casual”) and Tulecco (“Creative”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Larsson’s upcoming album and follow-up to “So Good” is expected to arrive early next year via TEN Music Group in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from MNEK (Tamera Foster), Hit Impulse (Ella Eyre), Madison Love (Jasmine Thompson), Sermstyle (Demi Lovato), Brittany “Delacey” Armadio (Madison Beer), Jim Lavigne (Kevin Gates) and William Wiik Larsen (Jessie Reyez).

Stream the audio clip for “Only You” below.

Camila Cabello liberates new promotional single “Real Friends”

8 Dec

Camila Cabello has liberated her new promotional single online.

“Real Friends” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Mustafa the Poet and Brian Lee alongside Billy Walsh of Somewhere Else, whose songwriting resume boasts additional works with Alicia Keys (“In Common”), Emeli Sande (“Starlight”), The Weeknd (“Die Alone”), Raye (“Glue”) and Post Malone (“I Fall Apart”).

Production duties on “Real Friends” were handled by Frank Dukes, who is also responsible for Justine Skye’s “Goodlove,” Zayn Malik’s “Still Got Time,” Future’s “Rich Sex,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Rihanna’s “Sex with Me,” Bebe Rexha’s “Comfortable,” and Lorde’s “Green Light.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello’s upcoming debut album “Camila” – featuring promotional singles “Never Be the Same” and “Havana” – will arrive on January 12 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions Max Martin (Taylor Swift), Savan Kotecha (Usher), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Tori Kelly), Ed Sheeran (Jess Glynne), Ricky Reed (Mike Posner), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Chris Brown), Ryan Tedder (Leona Lewis) and Zach Skelton (Hailee Steinfeld).

Stream the audio clip for “Real Friends” below.

Camila Cabello confirms new promotional single “Never Be the Same”

7 Dec

Camila Cabello has dubbed “Never be the Same” as her next promotional single and will release it on December 8th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Jonnali “Noonie Bao” Parmenius alongside Alexandra “Sasha Sloan” Yatchenko, whose other credits include Niia Rocco’s “Nobody,” Alma’s “Phases,” Maggie Lindemann’s “Pretty Girl,” Kygo’s “This Town,” Louis Tomlinson’s “Just Hold On,” and Ella Henderson’s “Ugly.”

Production duties on “Never Be the Same” were handled by Adam “Frank Dukes” Feeney, who is also responsible for Lorde’s “Green Light,” Frank Ocean’s “Biking,” Nicki Minaj’s “Regret in Your Tears,” Zayn Malik’s “Still Got Time,” Bebe Rexha’s “Comfortable,” and Rihanna’s “Sex with Me.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cabello’s upcoming debut album “Camila” – featuring previous singles “Crying in the Club,” “I Have Questions,” “Havana” and “OMG” – will arrive on January 12 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts further contributions Max Martin (Adele), Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ariana Grande), Ricky Reed (Kesha), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Jessie Ware), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys), Ryan Tedder (Beyonce) and Zach Skelton (Shawn Mendes).

Stream the audio clip for “OMG” below.

Camila Cabello reveals artwork, release date for debut album

5 Dec

Camila Cabello has revealed the artwork and release date for her debut album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Camila” and will release it on January 12 via Syco Music and Epic Records.

Current promotional singles “Havana,” “OMG,” “I Have Questions” and “Crying in the Club” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to confirmed collaborators Benny Blanco, Pharrell Williams and Charli XCX; the highly-anticipated project reportedly boasts additional alliances with Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Ricky Reed, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Ed Sheeran, Billy Walsh, Ryan Tedder, and Zach Skelton.

Stream the audio clip for “OMG” below.

Louis Tomlinson selects “Miss You” as new promotional single

27 Nov

British singer/songwriter Louis Tomlinson has selected “Miss You” as the next promotional cut from his upcoming debut album and will release it on December 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Tomlinson alongside Asia Whiteacre (Hailee Steinfeld, Rachel Platten), Sarah Blanchard (Bebe Rexha, Imani Williams), Pablo Bowman (Becky Hill, Zak Abel) and Richard Boardman (Sigma, Alan Walker).

Production duties on “Miss You” were collectively handled by Julian Bunetta alongside Andrew Haas and Ian Franzino of Afterhrs, who have also worked with Niall Horan (“Mirrors”), Maroon 5 (“Best 4 U”), Hey Violet (“Like Lovers Do”), Ben Haenow (“Second Hand Heart”) and One Direction (“Wolves”).

Tomlinson’s first studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Back to You” and “Just Like You” – is expected to arrive early next year via 78 Productions in partnership with Syco Music (UK) and Epic Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS (Craig David), Kamille (Anne-Marie), Sam Romans (Olly Murs), Hayley Warner (John Legend), Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth), Skylar Grey (Eminem) and LunchMoney Lewis (Andy Grammer).

Stream the audio clip for “Just Like You” below.

Meghan Trainor hits the studio with Tobias Jesso Jr.

7 Nov

American singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor has teamed up with fellow recording artist Tobias Jesso Jr. for an upcoming project.

Jesso Jr. recently co-penned and produced “You Get My Love,” taken from Pink’s latest studio collection under RCA Records, “Beautiful Trauma.”

The Canadian musician’s resume boasts additional songwriting/production works with Sia (“Alive”), Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”), Adele (“When We Were Young”), John Legend (“Marching Into the Dark”), Liv Dawson (“Last Time”), Shawn Mendes (“Roses”) and Jarryd James (“How Do We Make It”).

Meanwhile, Trainor is expected to release her third studio collection and follow-up to 2016’s “Thank You” early next year via Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Charlie Puth, Selena Gomez), Gamal “LunchMoney” Lewis (Zara Larsson, Jason Derulo), Tyler Johnson (Cam, Sam Smith) and Sophie “Frances” Cooke (Ella Henderson, Jess Glynne).

Watch the music video for “How Could You Babe” below.