Tag Archives: Fred Ball

Lauren Jauregui drafts Ollie Green for new collaboration

18 Jul

Lauren Jauregui has enlisted Ollie Green for a new collaboration.

The British record producer and songwriter previously worked with artists including Jones (“Indulge”), Gavin James (“Always”), Freya Ridings (“Lost Without You”), Alex Newell (“Devilish”), Hamzaa (“London”), Jamie Lawson (“The Answer”) and Frances (“Love Me Again”).

Meanwhile, Jauregui’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Expectations” (produced by Kid Harpoon) and “More Than That” (co-written by Prince Charlez and Hue Strother and collectively produced by Charlie Handsome and Murda Beatz) – is expected to arrive later this year via Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Alexandra “Shungudzo” Govere, D’Mile, Ed Drewett, Fred Ball, Nija Charles, Kurtis “K9” McKenzie, Tre Jean-Marie, Dayo Olatunji, Oak Felder, Rob Knox, Tushar Apte, Mayila Jones, DannyBoyStyles, Rami Yacoub, and The Rascals.

Stream the audio clip for “More Than That” below.

 

 

Anne-Marie drafts Tayla Parx, Jussifer for new collaboration

6 Jul

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, known mononymously as Anne-Marie, has drafted Tayla Parx and Jussifer for a new collaboration.

Besides releasing her debut album “We Need To Talk” earlier this year via Atlantic Records, Parx has also penned songs for Ariana Grande (“7 Rings”), Janelle Monae (“I Like It”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”), Jojo (“Fuck Apologies”), Christina Aguilera (“Accelerate”) and Mariah Carey (“Infinity”).

Meanwhile, Jussifer’s production resume boasts works with Bebe Rexha (“I’m a Mess”), Kelly Clarkson (“Whole Lotta Woman”), X Ambassadors (“Recover”), Kim Petras (“Got My Number”), Hey Violet (“About Last Night”), Guy Sebastian (“About Last Night”) and Skyler Stecker (“How Did We”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album, which serves as the follow-up to 2018’s “Speak Your Mind,” later this year via Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional alliances with Louis Bell (Rita Ora, Post Malone), Jennifer Decilveo (Ella Henderson, Dan Caplen), Fred Ball (Mariah Carey, Toni Braxt), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Ella Eyre, Jess Glynne), TMS (Raye, Dua Lipa) and Eyelar (Little Mix, Era Istrefi).

Stream “We Need To Talk” below.

 

Dua Lipa hits the studio with Pharrell Williams for new collaboration

1 Jun

Dua Lipa has teamed with Pharrell Williams for a new collaboration.

Williams’s recent songwriting and production credits include Solange’s “Sound of Rain,” Ariana Grande’s “The Light is Coming,” Travis Scott’s “Skeletons,” Janelle Monae’s “I Got the Juice,” Camila Cabello’s “Sangria Wine,” Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods,” and The Carters’ “Apeshit.”

His last studio collection under Columbia Records, 2014’s “Girl,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Marilyn Monroe,” “Come Get it Bae” and “Gust of Wind.”

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa’s upcoming sophomore album is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Warner Bros. Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly features further productions from Koz (Grace Carter, Hailee Steinfeld), Nile Rodgers (Madonna, Ella Henderson), Jason Evigan (Jojo, Charlie Puth), Fred Ball (Rihanna, Toni Braxton), Joel Little (Normani, Taylor Swift) and Grades (Kelis, Lianna La Havas).

Stream the audio clip for “Know Who You Are” below.

 

Madonna unveils artwork, tracklisting, release date for new album “Madame X”

17 Apr

Madonna has unveiled the artwork, release date, and tracklisting for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter will release her fourteenth studio collection, “Madame X,” on June 14 via Interscope Records.

Lead promotional single “Medellin” – featuring Maluma – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the songwriters and producers backing Madonna on “Madame X” are Mike Dean, Starrah, Jeff Bhasker, Fred Ball, Billboard, Stiven Rojas, Edgar Barrera, Diplo, Jason Evigan, and Mirwais Ahmadzaï.

See the tracklisting for “Madame X” below.

(1) Medellin / (2) Dark Ballet / (3) God Control / (4) Future / (5) Batuka / (6) Killers Who are Partying / (7) Crave / (8) Crazy / (9) Come Alive / (10) Faz Gostoso / (11) Bitch I’m Loca / (12) I Don’t Search I Find / (13) I Rise

 

Madonna drafts Maluma for new single “Medellin”

15 Apr

Madonna has confirmed the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Madonna Louise Ciccone) christened “Medellin” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming fourteenth album, “Madame X,” which will arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

As reported in various media outlets, “Medellin” – which features fellow recording artist Maluma – is scheduled to drop on April 17 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Among the musicians backing Madonna on “Madame X,” which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Rebel Heart,” are Mike Dean, Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, Fred Ball, Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe, and Mirwais Ahmadzaï.

Alicia Keys reunites with Raphael Saadiq for new collaboration

12 Apr

Alicia Keys has reunited with Raphael Saadiq for a new collaboration.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Charles Ray Wiggins) previously teamed up with Keys on the John Mayer-featuring “Lesson Learned,” taken from the artist’s chart topping album, “As I Am.”

Saadiq’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with Erykah Badu (“Love of My Life”), Mary J. Blige (“So Lady”), Teedra Moses (“Take Me”), John Legend (“Wrap Me Up in Your Love”), Mashonda (“Ask of You”), Kelly Price (“So Sweet”) and Jill Scott (“Summer Spring Feeling”).

Keys’ current promotional single “Raise a Man” – which was co-written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash and co-produced by Larrance “Rance” Dopson – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Her upcoming eighth album reportedly delivers further contributions from Emeli Sande, Mark Ronson, St. Vincent, Pierre Medor, Linda Perry, Jeremiah Bethea, Asia Whiteacre, Tricky Stewart, Stacy Barthe, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, DaHeala, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Wyatt, and Emile Haynie.

Stream the audio clip for “Love That Girl” below.

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.