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Alicia Keys drafts Arrow Benjamin for new collaboration

15 Jul

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has drafted fellow recording artist Arrow Benjamin for a new collaboration.

Signed to Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records, Benjamin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Beyonce (“Freedom”), Naughty Boy (“Runnin'”), James Arthur (“Kryptonite”) and Sigrid (“Working Alone”).

His promotional singles “Love and Hate” (co-written with Iain Archer and Steve McEwan) and “Look at Me” (co-written with Shazelle Gobin and Alan Nglish) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project and follow-up 2016’s “Here” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball (Rihanna), Emile Haynie (Lana Del Rey), DaHeala (The Weeknd), Foy Vance (Rag’n’Bone Man), Andrew Wyatt (Kacy Hill), Kaytranada (Craig David) and Swizz Beatz (Mary J. Blige).

Listen to the audio clip for “Look at Me” below.

Fred Ball teases new collaboration with Alicia Keys

30 Jun

Fred Ball has teased a new collaboration with Alicia Keys.

“Piano lesson with Alicia Keys – Thank you for the magic and the madness,” the Roc Nation signee posted to Instagram on Friday (June 30, 2017).

Notable songwriting and production credits by Fred Ball include Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississipi,” All Saints’ “Summer Rain,” Una Sand’s “Seventeen,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” Petite Meller’s “America,” Little Mix’s “See Me Now,” Sophie Ellis Bextor’s “Synchronized,” Astrid S’s “Does She Know,” and Betsy’s “Time.”

He has also contributed to the next projects by Alma, Pixie Lott, Wens, Kevin Garrett, Raye, Tamera Foster, Saya, Ella Henderson, Jessie Ware, Maad, Joy Crookes, Arlissa, Emeli Sande, Dagny, Fanny Anderson, Taya, Grace Carter, Era Istrefi, L Devine, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tinashe, and Paloma Faith.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project and follow-up 2016’s “Here” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional contributions from DaHeala (The Weeknd), Foy Vance (Ed Sheeran), Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher), Kaytranada (Mary J. Blige) and Swizz Beatz (Kanye West).

Watch the music video for “In Common” below.

Alicia Keys hits the studio with Foy Vance for new collaboration

26 Jun

Alicia Keys has teamed up with Foy Vance for a new collaboration.

The Northern-Irish singer/songwriter’s resume boasts previous works with Plan B (“In the Name of Man”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Odetta”), Ed Sheeran (“Nancy Mulligan”), Rudimental (“Never Let You Go”), Miranda Lambert (“Pushing Time”) and Sawyer Fredericks (“Bittersweet”).

Vance’s latest studio collection “The Wild Swan,” which was executive-produced by Elton John and released via Ed Sheeran’s label Gingerbread Man Records, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Keys is expected to release her next project and follow-up 2016’s “Here” later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional contributions from DaHeala (Halsey, The Weeknd), Andrew Wyatt (Liam Gallagher, Bruno Mars), Kaytranada (Mary J. Blige, Craig David) and Swizz Beatz (Jay-Z, Kanye West).

Stream “The Wild Swan” below.

Plan B releases new single “In the Name of Man”

18 May

British hip hop recording artist, actor, film director and producer Benjamin Drew, primarily known as Plan B, has released his new single online.

“In the Name of Man” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Plan B alongside fellow recording artist Foy Vance, whose other credits include Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Odetta,” Ed Sheeran’s “Nancy Mulligan,” Rudimental’s “Never Let You Go,” Miranda Lambert’s “Pushing Time,” and Sawyer Fredericks’ “Bittersweet.”

Production duties on “In the Name of Man” were handled by Plan B alongside Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who are also responsible for Frances’ “No Matter,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Tanika Bailey’s “Party Til We Fight,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” and James Arthur’s “Get Down.”

As reported in various media outlets, Plan B’s upcoming third studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “The Defamation of Strickland Banks,” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

Listen to the audio clip for “In the Name of Man” below.

John Newman teams with Alex Salibian for new collaboration

12 Apr

John Newman has teamed up with Alex Salibian for a new collaboration.

The American musician recently co-produced Harry Styles’ debut solo single “Sign of the Times” alongside Jeff Bhasker and Tyler Johnson.

Other notable credits by Salibian – who is signed to Bhasker’s production company – include Cam’s “Want it All,” Mikky Ekko’s “Burning Doves,” Elle King’s “Kokaine Karolina,” and Young the Giant’s “Silvertongue.”

Meanwhile, Newman is expected to release his third studio collection later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Revolve” reportedly delivers further productions from Goldfingers (Liza Owen), Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Leona Lewis), Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne), Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande), Guy Chambers (Kylie Minogue), Jamie Hartman (Rag’n’Bone Man) and Electric (Little Mix).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris (Ella Eyre), Max McElligott (Craig David), Johnny McDaid (Zara Larsson), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Foy Vance (Ed Sheeran) and James Newman (Olly Murs).

Stream “Revolve” below.

Ed Sheeran liberates new album “Divide”

3 Mar

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran has liberated his new album online.

“Divide” – featuring singles “Shape of You,” “Castle on the Hill” and “How Would You Feel (Paen) – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Multiply” delivers productions from Benny Blanco (Rihanna, Mike Posner), Johnny McDaid (Birdy, Harry Styles), Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Alanis Morissette) and Labrinth (Noah Cyrus, The Weeknd).

Album songwriters include Amy Wadge (Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello), Julia Michaels (Zedd, Ella Henderson), Jessie Ware (SBTRKT, Disclosure), Ryan Tedder (Adele, James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Kesha, Shawn Mendes) and Foy Vance (Rudimental, Rag’n’Bone Man).

Stream “Divide” below.

Rag’n’Bone Man releases debut album “Human”

10 Feb

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Rag’n’Bone Man has released his debut album online.

“Human” – featuring promotional singles “Grace,” “Odetta,” “Skin” and “Ego” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project delivers productions from Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware), Mark Crew (Bastille), Steve Fitzmaurice (Sam Smith) and Johnny McDaid (Harry Styles).

Songwriters include Jamie Scott (Anne-Marie), Ina Wroldsen (Tinashe), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Fred Cox (Zak Abel), Sam Romans (John Legend), Foy Vance (Ed Sheeran), Jamie Hartman (Kacy Hill) and Simon Aldred (Birdy).

Stream “Human” in its entirety below.