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Alicia Keys reveals artwork, release date for new album “A.L.I.C.I.A.”

21 Jan

Alicia Keys has revealed the artwork and release date for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer will release her seventh studio collection, “A.L.I.C.I.A,” on March 20 via RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Underdog” – which was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Jonny Coffer, and Foy Vance – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Underdog” below.

Alicia Keys unleashes new single “Underdog”

9 Jan

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Alicia Keys has unleashed her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid (Pink, Zara Larsson), Amy Wadge (Kylie Minogue, Thomas Rhett), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce, Rita Ora) and Foy Vance (Keith Urban, Rag’n’Bone Man).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys is expected to release her upcoming seventh studio album – featuring previous singles “Raise a Man,” “Show Me Love” and “Time Machine” – is expected to arrive later this year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Underdog” below.

Dua Lipa releases new single “Future Nostalgia”

13 Dec

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Dua Lipa has released her new single online.

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

The track was written by Dua Lipa alongside Clarence Coffee Jr. (Tinashe, Bebe Rexha) and Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Dua Lipa’s upcoming second studio album “Future Nostalgia” – featuring previous single “Don’t Start Now” (which was co-written by Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkaptrick) – is expected to arrive early next year via Warner Bros. Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Future Nostalgia” below.

Alicia Keys confirms title for new album

5 Dec

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Alicia Keys has confirmed the title for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer christened her seventh studio collection “A.L.I.C.I.A” and will release it in early 2020 via RCA Records.

Current promotional single “Time Machine” – which was co-written by Coleridge “Sebastian Kole” Tillman and Robin “Rob Knox” Tadross – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Time Machine” below.

Dua Lipa confirms title for sophomore studio album

1 Dec

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Dua Lipa has confirmed the title for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Future Nostalgia” and will release it via Warner Bros. Records.

Lead single “Don’t Start Now” – which was written by Dua Lipa alongside Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren and Ian Kirkpatrick – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

“Future Nostalgia” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from from Julia Michaels, Sarah Hudson, Tove Lo, Kennedi, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Koz, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Grades, King Henry, Ilya, Max Martin, Jason Evigan, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Start Now” below.

Alicia Keys releases new single “Time Machine”

21 Nov

Alicia Keys has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Sebastian Kole, whose other credits include Alessia Cara’s “Here,” Brandy’s “Freedom Rings,” Sevyn Streeter’s “Whatchusay,” Leon Bridges’ “Go Crazy,” and Kara Marni’s “Golden.”

Production duties on “Time Machine” were collectively handled by Keys alongside Rob Knox, who is also responsible for Justin Timberlake’s “Morning Light,” Prince Royce’s “Paris on a Sunny Day,” Jamie Foxx’s “Winner,” Rihanna’s “Cold Case Love,” and Leona Lewis’ “Don’t Let Me Down.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys’ upcoming – and currently untitled – seventh studio album is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly features additional contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Time Machine” below.

Paloma Faith enlists Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Ball for new collaboration

19 Nov

British singer/songwriter Paloma Faith has enlisted Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo recently helmed Raye’s last single “Love Me Again,” which peaked to number fifty-five on the UK Singles Chart.

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Craig David (“Do You Miss Me Much”), Sigala (“We Got Love”), Jess Glynne (“All I Am”), Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Little Mix (“Grown”), Rita Ora (“Proud”), Don Diablo (“Brave”) and Jonas Blue (“Alien”).

Meanwhile, Fred Ball’s production credits include Toni Braxton’s “Please,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Harloe’s “Rivers Run Dry,” Justine Skye’s “Heaven,” Maeta’s “Babygirl,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Roses Gabor’s “Turkish Delight,” and Jessie Ware’s “Slow Me Down.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith is currently working on her upcoming fifth studio album under Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Architect” reportedly features additional contributions from Diane Warren, AC Burrell, Grades, Dave Okumu, Mnek, Tre Jean-Marie, Starsmith, Cleo Tighe, Stephan Moccio, Clarence Coffee Jr., RuthAnne, George Moore, BullySongs, Detonate, and Patrick Wemberley.

Watch the music video for “Lullaby” below.