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Ray BLK hits the studio with Tamera Foster

14 Oct

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with fellow recording artist Tamera Foster for a new collaboration.

“Making sweet music with Parker Ighile and Ray Blk,” Foster posted to her InstaStory on Saturday (October 14, 2017).

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future BLK release or Foster’s upcoming debut album.

As a songwriter, Foster co-wrote “Don’t Want You Back” for Kieza and Bakermat alongside Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Komi Al-Hakam.

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with top producers and songwriters including The Electric (“Mirror My Love”), Chelcee Grimes (“Turn it Up Overnight”), Knightstarr (“Mama Used to Say”), Balistiq (“Let Me In”), Andrew Stewart-Jones (“Neverland”) and Tom Aspaul (“Golden Shackles”).

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Snakehips, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Chris Loco, Moon Willis, Paul Epworth, Cass Lowe, MNEK, Jax Jones, Two Inch Punch, Courage, and Jordan Riley.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Want You Back” – which was originally intended for Foster’s debut project under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music – below.

Rachel Platten unwraps artwork, tracklisting for new album “Waves”

7 Oct

American singer/songwriter Rachel Platten has unwrapped the artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming second-major label album, “Waves,” which will arrive on October 27 via Columbia Records.

Current promotional single “Perfect for You” – which was co-written by Mitch Allan, Nate Cyphert and Mike Eyal Aljadeff – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Jarrad Rogers and Stargate, who produced the set’s lead single “Broken Glass,” the follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further productions from Jon Levine, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Busbee, Jason Evigan, Ian Kirkpatrick, Mick Schultz, Warren “Oak” Felder, and Jonas Jeberg.

On the songwriting front, Platten has teamed up with Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Lindy Robbins, Sean Douglas, Asia Whiteacre, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, Fransisca Hall, Johnny McDaid, and Scott Harris.

See the tracklisting for “Waves” below.

(1) Perfect For You / (2) Whole Heart / (3) Collide / (4) Keep Up / (5) Broken Glass / (6) Shivers / (7) Loose Ends / (8) Labels / (9) Loveback / (10) Hands / (11) Fooling You / (12) Good Life / (13) Grace

Rachel Platten confirms title, release date for new album

4 Oct

Rachel Platten has confirmed the title and release date for her new album.

The American singer-songwriter christened her second major-label album “Waves” and will release it on October 27 via Columbia Records.

Current single “Broken Glass” – which was co-written by Nate Cyphert and Jarrad Rogers with co-production duties by Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Swedish production duo Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Wildfire” boasts further productions from Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Zach Skelton (Camila Cabello), Ian Kirkpatrick (Dua Lipa), Mick Schultz (Rihanna), Jason Evigan (Julia Michaels), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato) and Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Asia Whiteacre (Carly Rae Jepsen), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Fransisca Hall (Ella Eyre), Johnny McDaid (Zara Larsson), Leland (Sabrina Carpenter), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Christina Milian) and Scott Harris (Melanie Martinez).

Watch the music video for “Broken Glass” below.

Ray BLK hits the studio with Snakehips, Evan “Kidd” Bogart

19 Sep

Photo Credit: Elle UK

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has teamed up with Snakehips and Evan “Kidd” Bogart for a new collaboration.

Composed of Oliver Lee and James Carter; Snakehips are known for their works with Aanysa (“Burn Break Crash”), Malika (“Fall for You”), Anne-Marie (“Either Way”), Sinead Harnett (“Days with You”), Tinashe (“All My Friends”), MØ (“Don’t Leave”) and Anderson Paak (“Money on Me”).

On the songwriting front, Bogart is responsible for co-penning Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Britney Spears’s “Love Me Down,” ZZ Ward’s “Help Me Mama,” Leona Lewis’s’ “Happy,” Beyonce’s “Halo,” Jason Derulo’s “It Girl,” Olivia Holt’s “History,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Black Heart,” and Rihanna’s “S.O.S.”

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from Chris Loco (Diana Gordon), Moon Willis (Justine Skye), Paul Epworth (FKA twigs), Cass Lowe (Niia Rocco), MNEK (Demi Lovato), Jax Jones (Selena Gomez), Two Inch Punch (Ella Eyre), Courage (Foxes) and Jordan Riley (Nina Nesbitt).

Watch the music video for “Either Way” below.

Ella Eyre shares music video for new single “Ego”

4 Sep

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

The visual clip for “Ego” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (September 4th, 2017).

The track was co-written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin, who are also behind Cheryl’s “Waiting for Lightning,” Kelly Clarkson’s “In the Blue,” Foxes’ “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Crystal Heart,” Indiana’s “Play Dead,” and Lea Michele’s “Believer.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Becky Hill, Kamille, Lauren Christy, HARLOE, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Stephenie Jones, Dayo Olatunji, Jin Jin, Caroline Ailin, Gina Kushka, Nate Campany, Samuel Preston, and Evan “Kidd” Bogart.

On the production front, Eyre has worked with Jason Evigan, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonas Jeberg, Christian “Crada” Kalla, Jonny Coffer, Kid Harpoon, Joel Little, Toby Gad, Jarrad Rogers, Neff-U, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, Two Inch Punch, Paul O’Duffy, LOSTBOY, and Mojam Music.

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen writes new music with Asia Whiteacre

29 Aug

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

Carly Rae Jepsen has recorded new music with Asia Whiteacre.

The Warner/Chappell signee’s resume boasts songwriting works with Astrid S (“Breathe”), Laura Marano (“Hot Mess”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Most Girls”), Liza Owen (“Somebody New”), Sofia Carson (“When I Was Your Girl”), Hey Violet (“ODD”) and Liz Huett (“Love Me More”).

Whiteacre has also worked with fellow songwriters and producers including Electric, Laura “LP” Pergolizzi, Red Triangle, Diana Gordon, Captain Cuts, Kara DioGuardi, Illangelo, Taylor Parks, Happy Perez, Kate Nash, Dallas K, Lisa Scinta, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Stephenie Jones, and Ross Golan.

Meanwhile, Jepsen is expected to release her next album and follow-up to 2015’s “E.MO.TION” later this year via School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), Nate Campany (Raye), MNDR (Charli XCX), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Beyonce), Noonie Bao (Dua Lipa), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele), Phoebe Ryan (Britney Spears) and Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten).

Stream the audio clip for “Cut to the Feeling” below.

Carly Rae Jepsen writes new music with Chloe Angelides, Farrago, Jonas Jeberg

15 Aug

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

Canadian singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen has teamed up with Chloe Angelides, Farrago, and Jonas Jeberg for a new collaboration.

The songwriting trio are responsible for Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” which peaked to number twenty-seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Farrago’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Daya (“Sit Still, Look Pretty”) and Jojo (“Disaster”), meanwhile Angelides has contributed to the next projects by Stanaj, Louisa Johnson, Era Istrefi, Liza Owen, Demi Lovato, Lily Allen, Molly Kate Kestner, and Charlie Puth.

As a record producer, Jeberg has helmed songs for artists including Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Jason Derulo (“Marry Me”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Why”), Fifth Harmony (“Sledgehammer”) and Chris Brown (“Remember My Name”).

Jepsen, on the other hand, is expected to release her next album later this year via School Boy Records and Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “E.MO.TION” reportedly delivers additional productions from Patrik Berger (Charli XCX), Kyle Shearer (Tori Kelly), Alex Hope (Troy Sivan), Justin Raisen (Sky Ferreira), Pontus Winnberg (Britney Spears), Fred Ball (Alicia Keys), Captain Cuts (Halsey) and BloodPop (Justin Bieber).

On the songwriting front, Jepsen has worked with Nate Campany (Martin Garrix), Amanda “MNDR” Warner (Charli XCX), Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Leona Lewis), Noonie Bao (Katy Perry), Tobias Jesso Jr. (John Legend), Phoebe Ryan (Melanie Martinez) and Nate Cyphert (Rachel Platten).

Stream the audio clip for “Cut to the Feeling” below.