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Tinashe drafts Shungudzo, MNEK for new collaboration

12 Nov

American singer/songwriter Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe, known mononymously as Tinashe, has drafted Shungudzo and MNEK for a new song entitled “Eat You Up” (as per ASCAP Reportery).

Having contributed to the next projects by Ella Henderson, Liza Owen, Alina Baraz and Sabina Ddumba; Shungudzo (aka Alexandra Govere) is responsible for co-penning Little Mix’s “Touch,” The Chainsmokers’ “It Won’t Kill Ya,” Louisa Johnson’s “Best Behaviour,” and Jessie Ware’s “Your Domino.”

Meanwhile, recent songwriting/production credits by MNEK include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Raye’s “You Don’t Know Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Olly Murs’ “Private.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tinashe is expected to release her sophomore studio collection “Joyride” early next year via RCA Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Aquarius” reportedly delivers additional alliances from StarGate, Ester Dean, Supa Dups, Nineteen85, Fred Ball, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, BloodPop, Hitmaka, Gabrielle Nowee, A1, Komi Al-Hakam, Benny Cassette, Jonas Jeberg, Sam Hook, Eyelar, Arrow Benjamin, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for Shungudzo’s “Long Live the Billionaire” below.

JP Cooper shares music video for new promotional single “Closer”

11 Nov

JP Cooper has shared the music video for his new promotional single online.

The visual clip for “Closer” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (November 10, 2017).

Collectively produced by Mike Spencer and Teemu Brunila; “Closer” appears on Cooper’s debut studio collection “Raised Under Grey Skies,” which is now available via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Other musicians backing JP Cooper on the album are Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Two Inch Punch (Dan Caplen), Fred Ball (Zak Abel), Jamie Hartman (Kacy Hill), Mark Taylor (Ella Eyre) and Greg Wells (Kimber Springs).

Watch the music video for “Closer” below.

Toni Braxton unleashes new promotional single “Coping”

10 Nov

Toni Braxton has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by James Newman, whose other credits include Little Mix’s “Love Me Like You,” Foxes’ “Amazing,” Hailee Steinfelds’ “Digital Love,” Calvin Harris’ “Blame,” Ashley Roberts’ “Clockwork,” Becky Hill’s “False Alarm,” Jessie Ware’s “First Time,” and Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There.”

Production duties on “Coping” were handled by Stuart Crichton, whose resume boasts additional works with Kesha (“Learn to Let Go”), Ferras (“Closer”), Eden XO (“Say That Again”), Sweet California (“Hum”), Delta Goodrem (“Believe Again”), Tina Arena (“Love You Less”) and Jamelia (“Beware the Dog”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Braxton’s upcoming eighth studio collection “Sex and Cigarettes” – featuring the Fred Ball-produced lead single “Deadwood” – is scheduled to arrive early next year via Def Jam Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Coping” below.

Sigrid releases new promotional single “Strangers”

10 Nov

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has released her new promotional single online.

“Strangers” – which was co-written and produced by regular collaborator Martin Sjolie – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Sigrid’s upcoming debut studio collection – featuring previous promotional singles “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Plot Twist” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional productions from Future Cut (Rita Ora), Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding), Laconic (Mic Lowry), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce), The Electric (Mabel McVey), Fred Ball (Rihanna), BloodPop (Justin Bieber), Patrik Berger (Charli XCX) and TMS (Niall Horan).

On the songwriting front, Sigrid has worked with Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Noonie Bao (Raye), Tom Havelock (Kwabs), Emily Warren (Becky Hill), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello) and Arrow Benjamin (Alicia Keys).

Stream the audio clip for “Strangers” below.

Kamille confirms details for debut mini-album

30 Oct

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, known mononymously as Kamille, has christened her debut mini-album “My Head’s a Mess” and will release it on November 17th via Virgin EMI Records.

Current single “Body” – which was co-written and produced by Linus Nordstrom and Frank Nobel of Goldfingers – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“My Head’s a Mess” reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Ritual, Chris Loco, Wayne Hector, Two Inch Punch, BullySongs, Fred Ball, Dantae Johnson, and MakeYouKnowLove.

As a songwriter, Kamille has contributed to the next projects by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, Tamera Foster, and 5 After Midnight.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Madison drafts Sarah Aarons, Fred Ball for new promotional single “Say it to My Face”

21 Oct

Madison Beer has announced the details for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter christened “Say it to My Face” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on November 3rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Sarah Aarons, whose other credits include Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Demi Lovato’s “Lonely,” Alessia Cara’s “Stay,” Mabel McVey’s “Bedroom,” and Galantis’ “Tell Me You Love Me.”

Production duties on “Say it to My Face” were handled by Fred Ball, who is also responsible for Toni Braxton’s “Deadwood,” Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Astrid S’ “Does She Know,” Nina Nesbitt’s “Take You to Heaven,” and Prince Charlez’s “Back Around.”

Beer’s upcoming debut album – featuring further songwriting contributions and productions from Warren “Oak” Felder, Paul “Phamous” Shelton, Madison Love, Zaire Kaolo, Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio, King Henry, Rachel Furner, and Trevor Brown – is expected to arrive early next year via Access Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Melodies” below.

Jessie Ware unleashes third studio collection “Glasshouse”

20 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessica Ware, has unleashed her third studio collection online.

“Glasshouse” – featuring productions from previous collaborators Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Dave Okumu, and Jamie Scott – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”), Julia Michaels (“Hearts”), Shungudzo (“Your Domino”) and Model Child (“Love to Love”).

Other album songwriters include Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Sarah Aarons (Dua Lipa), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld) and Samuel Preston (Olly Murs).

“Glasshouse” also boasts productions from Starsmith (Molly Kate Kestner), Julian Bunetta (Ella Henderson), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean), Cashmere Cat (Kacy Hill), John Ryan (Niall Horan), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Stint (Demi Lovato) and Fred Ball (Rihanna).

Stream “Glasshouse” below.