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Anne-Marie connects with Snakehips for new single “Either Way”

28 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, mononymously known as Anne-Marie, has connected with Oliver Lee and James Cartner of electronic music production duo Snakehips for their new single “Either Way,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Julia Michaels, whose recent credits include Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Wanna Know Love,” Shakira’s “When a Woman,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” and Skyler Stecker’s “How Did We.”

Production duties on “Either Way,” which also features rapper Joey Badass, were collectively handled by Snakehips alongside Warren “Oak” Felder and Cass Lowe, who is also responsible for Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Gryffin’s “Love in Ruins,” Rudimental’s “Sun Comes Up,” and Astrid S’s “About a Boy.”

Fans of Anne-Marie, on the other hand, should keep an eye on her upcoming debut album, which is expected to hit stores and online outlets later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Chris Loco (Emeli Sande), Moon Willis (Chris Brown), Fraser T. Smith (Jess Glynne), Greg Wells (Keith Urban), Rick Nowels (FKA twigs), Digital Farm Animals (Marlon Roudette), Fred Cox (Tori Kelly), Bless Beats (Sean Paul), Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre) and Mojam Music (Tom Walker).

Stream the audio clip for “Either Way” below.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Moon Willis for new collaboration

26 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, mononymously known as Anne-Marie, has teamed up with Moon Willis for a new collaboration.

The UK record producer and songwriter has previously worked with Zac Samuel & Taya (“Never Letting Go”), Justine Skye (“U Don’t Know”), Chris Brown (“Bite My Tongue”), Ray BLK (“Bad Boys”), Craig David (“It Was Always You”), Kyla (“Congratulations”), Becky Hill (“Insecure”), Melissa Steel (“Ray of Sunshine”), Laura Welsh (“You Don’t Even Know”) and RAYE (“Not for You”).

Moon Willis’ extensive resume boasts additional alliances with fellow producers and songwriters including Cara Salimando, Tom Aspaul, Jenna Andrews, Leland, Chelcee Grimes, Jaramye Daniels, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Talay Riley, Maiday, Kevin Garratt, Jennifer Decilveo, Two Inch Punch, Nicola Roberts, Daecolm Holland, Ilsey Juber, and Tre Jean-Marie.

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie is scheduled to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Do it Right” – later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from Chris Loco, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Jim Eliot, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, Felix Joseph, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Braford Ellis, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Ciao Adios” below.

Jessie Ware confirms new promotional single “Midnight”

24 Jul

Jessie Ware has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Jessica Louis Ware) has christened “Midnight” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming third album under PMR Records and Island Records UK.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Kiah Victoria and Jordan Thomas alongside Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Kandace Springs, Marsha Ambrosius) and Bastian Langebaek (Amber Simone, Jack Garratt).

Other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2016’s “Tough Love” are Ross Golan, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Jamie Scott, Amy Wadge, Max McElligott, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Tobias Jesso Jr., NAO, Sam Romans, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, James Newman, Kamille, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Sam Preston, and Ed Drewett.

On the production front, Ware has reportedly worked with Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Cashmere Cat, Happy Perez, Sacha Skarbek, GRADES, Ryan Tedder, Stephan Moccio, JRY, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, Emile Haynie, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, Adriano Buffone, Starsmith, Kid Harpoon, Julian Bunetta, Fred Cox, and STINT.

Watch the music video for “Running” below.

Grace Mitchell releases new single “Come Back for You”

15 Jul

American singer/songwriter Grace Mitchell has released her new single online.

“Come Back for You” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Martin Johnson, whose other credits include Hunter Hayes’ “Yesterday’s Song,” Pentatonix’s “Sing,” Elle King’s “America’s Sweetheart,” Olly Murs’ “Beautiful to Me,” Christina Perri’s “Human,” and Jason Derulo’s “The Other Side.”

Mitchell’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Kids (Ain’t All Right”) – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Leland (Selena Gomez), Julie Frost (Beyonce), Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Andrew Watt (Rita Ora), Emily Warren (Sean Paul) and Justin Tranter (Imagine Dragons).

On the production front, Mitchell has worked with Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift), Francis “Eg” White (Adele), Justin Parker (Grace Carter), Fraser T. Smith (Stormzy), Jesse Shatkin (Anne-Marie), Kid Harpoon (Shakira), Illangelo (Raye), Jussifer (Jojo), Dallas K (Pixie Lott) and Alex Hope (Troye Sivan).

Listen to the audio clip for “Come Back for You” below.

DAKOTA enlists KIN for new collaboration

12 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sophie Elton, professionally known as DAKOTA, has teamed up with fellow recording artist KIN for a new collaboration. Born Kane Parfitt, the Sony/ATV signee is known for co-writing and producing The Chainsmokers’ “Bloodstream,” Plested’s “Habits,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Carys Selvey’s “Shallow,” and Grace Ackerman’s “Hold Me.”

Fans of KIN’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Chloe x Halle, Taya, Ella Henderson, Lovelle, Grace Carter, Mali-Koa, Calum Scott, Mahalia, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Liza Owen, and Molly Kate Kestner.

His current promotional single “Let Go of the Summer” – featuring Robbie Jay – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, DAKOTA’s upcoming debut project – featuring “Lonely Like a Fool” and “Long Hot Summer” – is expected to arrive later this year via 70Hz Recordings and Virgin EMI Records.

Executive-produced by Fraser T. Smith, the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Mac & Phil, Jordan Riley, Tre Jean-Marie, LOSTBOY, Fred Cox, Two Inch Punch, Luke Fitton, Phil Cook, Maths Time Joy, DJ Freedo, Josh Record, Bless Beats, and Future Cut.

Watch the music video for “Long Hot Summer” below.

Ella Henderson teams with Naughty Boy for new collaboration

12 Jul

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has teamed up with Naughty Boy (born Shahid Khan) for a new collaboration.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Naughty Boy release or Henderson’s upcoming sophomore album under Syco Music.

Naughty Boy’s current promotional single “Should’ve Been Me” – featuring Kyla and Popcaan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming still-untitled album, which follows 2013’s “Hotel Cabana,” reportedly boasts further guest appearances from Mike Posner, Raye, Bibi Bourelly, MNEK, Ella Eyre, DNCE, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Marsha Ambrosius, Kiesza, Sam Romans, Bebe Rexha, and Miguel.

Meanwhile, Henderson’s next studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Chapter One,” is expected to arrive later this year.

Among the producers set to appear on the album are Isa Machine, Jordan Riley, Youthonix, Fred Ball, TMS, Electric, Jez Ashurst, KIN, Fraser T. Smith, GRADES, Jonny Coffer, Robopop, Dallas Austin, Mojam Music, Warren Felder, Cutfather, Jason Evigan, Goldfingers, Noel Zancanella, Kuya, Johan Carlsson, Fred Ball, Cass Lowe, Parker Ighile, Josh Record, and Mac & Phil.

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Amber-Simone connects with Shy Luv for new single “First Fires”

7 Jul

British singer/songwriter Amber-Simone has teamed with Jake Norman and Samuel Knowles of Manchester-based duo Shy Luv for their new promotional single “First Fires,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Simone is expected to release her upcoming debut project – featuring current single “Taught Me Better” – later this year via Juicebox Recordings.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers contributions from LOSTBOY (Becky Hill), Fraser T. Smith (Lauren Faith), STINT (Tayla Parx), Luke Fitton (Etham), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Bastian Langebaek (Jessie Ware), Felix Joseph (Kevin Garrett) and Cass Lowe (Astrid S).

Watch the music video for “Taught Me Better” below.