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John Legend releases new album “Bigger Love”

19 Jun

American singer, songwriter, and record producer John Legend has released his seventh studio album online.

“Bigger Love” – featuring singles “Conversations in the Dark,” “Bigger Love” and “Actions” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Album songwriters include Trey Campbell, Sebastian Kole, Ester Dean, Cautious Clay, Tayla Parx, Sam Romans, Toby Gad, Julia Michaels, Wayne Hector, Teddy Geiger, Kirby Lauryen Dockery, and Nasri Atweh.

On the production front, Legend has teamed up with Raphael Saadiq, Oak Felder, Alex Niceforo, Digi, Charlie Puth, Anderson Paak, Jeff Gitty, TMS, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skeleton, Eric Hudson, Di Genius, Ricky Reed, Nate Mercereau, Steve Wyreman, DJ Camper, Mr. Hudson, and Greg Wells.

Stream “Bigger Love” below.

Ross Golan liberates new single “Stay Positive”

20 Jul

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American singer/songwriter and host of “And the Writer Is …” Podcast Ross Golan has liberated his new single online.

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

The track was written by Golan and collectively produced by Nate Mercereau (Leon Bridge, Thomas Rhett) and Ricky Reed (Halsey, Rob Thomas).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Golan’s upcoming concept album, “The Wrong Man,” will arrive on July 26 via Interscope Records.

On the songwriting front, Golan is responsible for co-writing Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love,” Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman,” Nicki Minaj’s “Marilyn Monroe,” Pink’s “Barbies,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” and Jasmine Thompson’s “Old Friends.”

Stream the audio clip for “Stay Positive” below.

 

Christina Aguilera releases new album “Liberation”

15 Jun

Christina Aguilera has released her eighth studio collection online.

“Liberation” – featuring promotional singles “Accelerate,” “Fall in Line,” “Twice” and “Like I Do” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Lotus” boasts productions from Kanye West, Mike Dean, Che Pope, Hudson Mohawke, Kosine, Noah Goldstein, Charlie Heat, Dumbfounded, Anderson Paak, MNEK, Bryan “Composer” Nelson, Neenyo, Sango, Jon Bellion, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Tim Anderson, and Ricky Reed.

On the songwriting front, Aguilera has worked with Ilsey Juber, Teddy Geiger, Kirby Lauryen, Erik Hassle, Bibi Bourelly, LunchMoney Lewis, Tayla Parx, Justin Tranter, Whitney Phillips, Audra Mae, and Julia Michaels.

Stream “Liberation” below.

Christina Aguilera drops new promotional single “Like I Do”

8 Jun

Christina Aguilera has dropped her new promotional single online.

“Like I Do” – which was co-written by Tayla Parx and Whitney Phillips and collectively produced by Dumbfounded and Anderson Paak – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Aguilera’s upcoming eighth album “Liberation” – featuring previous singles “Accelerate,” “Twice” and “Fall in Line” – will arrive on June 15th via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Lotus” delivers additional contributions from Kanye West, Ilsey Juber, MNEK, Julia Michaels, Mike Dean, Kirby Lauryen, Jon Bellion, Audra Mae, Erik Hassle, Teddy Geiger, and Ricky Reed.

Stream the audio clip for “Like I Do” below.

Leon Bridges delivers sophomore album “Good Thing”

5 May

American singer, songwriter and record producer Leon Bridges has delivered his sophomore studio collection under Columbia Records.

“Good Thing” – featuring promotional singles “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand,” “Bad Bad News” and “Beyond” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project was prominently produced by Ricky Reed, whose resume boasts additional works with Meghan Trainor (“No”), Jessie J (“Burning Up”), Halsey (“Alone”), Fifth Harmony (“Bo$$”), Kesha (“Hymn”), Jason Derulo (“Swalla”) and Christina Aguilera (“Unless it’s with You”).

Other musicians backing Bridges on the follow-up to 2015’s “Coming Home” are Nate Mercereau, Wayne Hector, Dan Wilson, Justin Tranter, Teddy Geiger, Zach Cooper, King Garbage, Steve Wyreman, and Niles City Sound.

Stream “Good Thing” below.

Christina Aguilera unwraps artwork, tracklisting, release date for new album

3 May

Christina Aguilera has unveiled the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her eighth studio collection “Liberation” and will release it on June 15 via RCA Records.

Lead single “Accelerate” – featuring 2 Chainz and Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Kanye West alongside Mike Dean (Grace Carter, Sky Ferreira) and Che Pope (Eminem, The Weeknd), “Accelerate” was also co-written by Tayla Parx (Chris Brown, Janelle Monae), Ilsey Juber (Yebba, Lykke Li), Bibi Bourelly (Rihanna, Selena Gomez) and Kirby Lauryen (Beyonce, Demi Lovato).

The follow-up to 2012’s “Lotus” boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ricky Reed, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Audra Mae, Erik Hassle, Jon Bellion, LunchMoney Lewis, and Teddy Geiger.

See the tracklisting for “Liberation” below.

(1) Liberation / (2) Searching for Maria / (3) Maria / (4) Sick of Sittin / (5) Dreamers / (6) Fall in Line / (7) Right Moves / (8) Like I Do / (9) Deserve / (10) Twice / (11) I Don’t Need It Anymore / (12) Accelerate / (13) Pipe / (14) Masochist

Ricky Reed teases new collaboration with Charlie Puth

8 Apr

Ricky Reed has teased a new collaboration with Charlie Puth.

“Here’s a picture of @charlieputh and his bald friend Ricky,” the American record producer and songwriter posted to Instagram on Sunday (April 08, 2018).

Reed recently co-produced and co-wrote “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” and “Bad Bad News” for Leon Bridges alongside Nate Mercereau and Wayne Hector. Both tracks appear on Bridges’ upcoming sophomore studio collection, “Good Thing,” out on May 4 via LisaSawyer63 / Columbia Records.

Born Eric Frederic, Reed’s resume boasts additional works with Meghan Trainor (“No”), Jessie J (“Burning Up”), Halsey (“Alone”), Fifth Harmony (“Bo$$”), Kesha (“Hymn”), Jason Derulo (“Swalla”), Maroon 5 (“Who I Am”), DNCE (“Dance”), Mary Lambert (“Secrets”) and Lizzo (“Fitness”).

Meanwhile, Puth is scheduled to release his second album “Voicenotes” – featuring singles “Attention,” “How Long,” “If You Leave Me Now” and the Kehlani-assisted “Done for Me” – on May 11 via APG / Atlantic Records.

Puth’s current promotional single “Change” – which was co-written by Ross Golan and produced by Johan Carlsson – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Change” 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.