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Dua Lipa enlists Billy Walsh for new collaboration

18 Mar

Dua Lipa has enlisted Billy Walsh for a new collaboration.

The Canadian songwriter, fashion stylist, and designer is known for co-writing Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” The Weeknd’s “Die for You,” Camila Cabello’s “Real Friends,” Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart,” Emeli Sande’s “Starlight,” Khalid’s “Stay,” Tinashe’s “Party Favors,” and Majid Jordan’s “Something About You.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring further songwriting contributions from Lindy Robbins, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sasha Sloan, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Kennedi, Ilsey Juber, Sarah Hudson, and Tove Lo – is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records.

On the production front, the “New Rules” singer has reportedly worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Pharrell Williams, Joel Little, Grades, King Henry, Boi-1da, Frank Dukes, Nineteen85, MNEK, Jason Evigan, Fred Ball, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin.

Stream the audio clip for “Swan Song” below.

Mariah Carey premieres music video for new single “A No No”

8 Mar

Mariah Carey has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “A No No” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (March 08, 2019).

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Priscilla Renea, whose recent credits include Ariana Grande’s “Fake Smile,” David Guetta’s “She Knows How to Love,” Mary J. Blige’s “It’s Me,” Tamar Braxton’s “Heart in My Hands,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Love So Soft,” and Alma’s “Chit Chat.”

Production duties on “A No No” were collectively handled by Carey alongside Shea Taylor (Beyonce’s “Countdown,” Rihanna’s “Question Existing,” Ne-Yo’s “Lazy Love”) and Jermaine Dupri (Janet Jackson’s “Rock With You,” Monica’s “Love All Over Me,” Whitney Houston’s “Never Give Up”).

Carey’s latest album “Caution” – featuring further contributions from The Stereotypes (“Stay Long Love You”), DJ Mustard (“With You”), Fred Ball (“One Mo’ Gen”), Dev Hynes (“Giving Me Life”) and Timbaland (“8th Grade”) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “A No No” below.

Alicia Keys reunites with Emeli Sande for new collaboration

1 Mar

Alicia Keys has reunited with Emeli Sande for a new collaboration.

“QUEEN KEYS!! ️ What an honour it’s been to create again with one of my musical heros! She’s shown me so much love from before I’d even released any music back in 2011. Her work ethic, talent and kindness blows me away every time we get in the studio. Made some serious magic with her and @reallindaperry over the last few days ️️️ can’t wait for you to hear!,” Sande posted to her Instagram profile on Friday (March 01, 2019).

Sande previously worked with Keys on the track “Hope,” taken from Sande’s debut album, “Our Version of Events.” The pair also worked on “101,” “Not Even the King,” “Brand New Me” and “Kill Your Mama,” taken from Keys’ albums “Girl on Fire” (2012) and “Here” (2016), respectively.

Sande’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Rihanna (“Half of Me”), Antonique Smith (“All We Really Have is Now”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Mary J. Blige (“Whole Damn Year”), Gabrielle (“It Takes Time”), Leona Lewis (“Trouble”), Elle Varner (“Runaway”) and Alesha Dixon (“Radio”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys is expected to release her eighth studio collection – featuring current promotional single “Raise a Man” – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Tricky Stewart, Mark Ronson, DaHeala, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Stacy Barthe, Pierre Medor, and Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea.

Stream the audio clip for “Raise a Man” below.

Cosha drafts Emile Haynie for new collaboration

26 Feb

British singer/songwriter Cassia O’Reilly, professionally known as Cosha, has drafted Emile Haynie for a new collaboration.

Besides releasing his debut album “We Fall” in 2015 via Interscope Records, Haynie also co-wrote and produced songs for Lana Del Rey (“Summertime Sadness”), Bruno Mars (“Locked Out of Heaven”), Dua Lipa (“New Love”), Camila Cabello (“Consequences”) and Emeli Sande (“My Kind of Love”).

Meanwhile, Cosha’s latest collection “R.I.P Bonzai” – featuring contributions from Rostam Batmanglij, Jeff Gitty, Mura Masa, Grades, Francis “Eg” White, and Danny L Harle – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming project – which reportedly delivers additional alliances with Ariel Rechtshaid, Justin Raisen, Stint, Cass Lowe, Fred Ball, Tricky Stewart, and Justin Parker – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music UK.

Stream “R.I.P Bonzai” below.

 

Roses Gabor unleashes debut album “Fantasy & Facts”

23 Feb

Roses Gabor has unleashed her debut album online.

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

Current promotional single “Turkish Delight” was co-written and produced by Fred Ball, who is also responsible for Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Mariah Carey’s “One Mo ‘Gen,” Toni Braxton’s “Deadwood,” Anne-Marie’s “Some People,” Kevin Garrett’s “Don’t Rush,” and Zara Larsson’s “One Mississipi.”

The highly-anticipated album boasts additional contributions from The Stereotypes (“I Could Be Yours”), MNEK (“Rush”), Greg Wells (“Perfect Magnitude”), Sampha (“Illusions”) and Kieron Mcintosh (“ETIT”).

Stream “Fantasy & Facts” below.

Alicia Keys premieres music video for new single “Raise a Man”

23 Feb

Alicia Keys has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Raise a Man” was posted to the American singer, songwriter and record producer’s YouTube channel on Thursday (February 21, 2019).

The track co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash, whose latest project “Ménage à Trois: Sextape Vol. 1, 2, 3,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Raise a Man” were collectively handled by Alicia Keys alongside Larrance Dopson, who is also responsible for Kali Uchis’s “Tyrant,” Justin Timberlake’s “Say Something,” Mariah Carey’s “8th Grade,” Little Mix’s “More Than Words,” and Kendrick Lamar’s “These Walls.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys is expected to release her eighth studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Here” reportedly delivers further contributions from Tricky Stewart, Mark Ronson, DaHeala, Foy Vance, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Stacy Barthe, Johnny McDaid, Andrew Wyatt, Linda Perry, Asia Whiteacre, Pierre Medor, and Jeremiah “SickPen” Bethea.

Watch the music video for “Raise a Man” below.

 

Anne-Marie teams up with Louis Bell for new collaboration

17 Feb

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, professionally known as Anne-Marie, has teamed up with Louis Bell for a new collaboration.

The American record producer and songwriter is responsible for helming singles including “Havana” (Camila Cabello), “Rockstar” (Post Malone), “Wolves” (Selena Gomez), “I’ll Be There” (Jess Glynne), “Without Me” (Halsey), “Lost in Japan” (Shawn Mendes) and “Think About Us” (Little Mix).

Bell’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Justin Bieber (“Let Me Love You”), Selena Gomez (“It Ain’t Me”), Julia Michaels (“Into You”), Chris Brown (“Hands Up”), Bebe Rexha (“Steady”), Rita Ora (“Only Want You”), Cardi B (“Through Your Phone”) and 21 Savage (“All My Friends”).

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie’s current promotional single “Perfect to Me” – which was co-written by Jennifer Decilveo and Levi Lennox alonside Mike Woods and Kevin White of Rice n Peas – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2018’s “Speak Your Mind,” Anne-Marie has also worked with songwriters and producers Fred Ball (Madonna, Hailee Steinfeld), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Ella Eyre, Craig David), TMS (Era Istrefi, Dua Lipa) and Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Raye, Charli XCX).

Watch the music video for “Perfect to Me” below.