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Alicia Keys delivers new single “Good Job”

23 Apr

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Alicia Keys has delivered her new single online.

“Good Job” – which is dedicated to the everyday heroes of the coronavirus pandemic and will be used as part of the new CNN “Heroes” campaign – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Keys alongside fellow recording artist Terius “The-King” Nash – who also had a hand in her 2019 single “Raise a Man” – and regular collaborator Kaseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean.

Alicia’s upcoming seventh studio album “ALICIA” – featuring previous singles “Underdog,” “Time Machine” and “Show Me Love” – has reportedly been pushed back and will be released on 06 January 2021 via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts additional contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah “Lewis Sky” Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, and Hit-Boy.

Stream the audio clip for “Good Job” below.

Jessie Reyez liberates debut album “Before Love Came to Kill Us”

27 Mar

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Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Reyes, known professionally has Jessie Reyez, has liberated her debut album online.

“Before Love Came to Kill Us” – featuring singles “Figures,” “Imported” (with 6LACK) and “Love in the Dark” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Ball, Tim Suby, Akil King, Jaramye Daniels, Bizness Boi, Priest, Andre Harris, Hennedub, Mura Masa, P2J, Shy Carter, Beast, and BLVK JVCK.

See the tracklisting for “Before Love Came to Kill Us” below.

(1) Do You Love Her / (2) Deaf (Who Are You) / (3) Intruders / (4) Coffin / (5) Ankles / (6) Imported / (7) La Memoria / (8) Same Side / (9) Roof / (10) Dope / (11) Kill Us / (12) Love in the Dark / (13) I Do / (14) Figures

Alicia Keys pushes back release date for new album

8 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Alicia Keys has pushed back the release date for her upcoming seventh studio album “ALICIA” (Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records) from March 20 to May 15.

Her latest 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 contributions from Tricky Stewart, Pierre Medor, Jeremiah Bethea, Emeli Sande, Linda Perry, Arrow Benjamin, Fred Ball, Jimmy Napes, Hit-Boy, P2J, and Izy Beats.

Stream the audio clip for “Show Me Love” below.

 

Maeta premieres music video for new single “Payback”

3 Mar

Maeta has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Payback” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel on Monday (March 02, 2020).

“Payback” was co-written by Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Rihanna, Katy Perry) and produced by Shane “Murda Beatz” Lindstrom (Drake, Bebe Rexha).

Maeta’s debut project “Do Not Disturb” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The mini-project features additional alliances with Fred Ball, Livvi Franc, Zaire Kaolo, Trevor Brown, Jaquetta Singleton, P2J, Miguel Lagos, Julian Poku-Kyei, India Perkins, SLMN, Dylan Wiggins, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes.

Watch the music video for “Payback” below.

Paloma Faith teams up with Jonas Blue for new single “Mistakes”

28 Feb

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Paloma Faith has teamed up with Jonas Blue for his new single “Mistakes,” which is now available via is iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Released under A Positiva / Virgin EMI Records, “Mistakes” was co-written by Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike and James “Boy Matthews” Norton and collectively produced by Jonas Blue and Aaron Zuckerman.

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith is expected to release her fifth studio album later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records Label UK.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Architect” reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Diane Warren, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Clarence Coffee Jr, Andrew “BullySongs” Bullimore, Cleo Tighe, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

On the production front, Faith has worked with Grades, Fred Ball, Starsmith, Dave Okumu, George Moore, Stephan Moccio, Detonate, Tre Jean-Marie, AC Burrell, Digital Farm Animals, Patrick Wimberley, Fred Ball, and Mojam.

Stream the audio clip for “Mistakes” below.

Alicia Keys records new music with IzyBeats, P2J

22 Feb

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American singer/songwriter Alicia Keys has recorded new music with P2J and Izy Beats alongside Swizz Beatz and Jamaican recording artist Proteje. It is yet to be known whether this session is intended for a future Proteje release or Keys’ upcoming studio album, “ALICIA.”

IzyBeats production credits include Jorja Smith’s “Be Honest” and Koffee’s “Rapture.” The Jamaican-born, Miami based producer has also contributed to the next projects by Kasai, Ne-Yo, and Claudia Valentina.

Meanwhile, P2J is responsible for producing Beyonce’s “Brown Skin Girl,” Doja Cat’s “Addiction,” Jaz Karis’ “Summer Story,” Miraa May’s “Bad Behaviour,” Snoh Aalegra’s “Situationship,” and Justine Skye’s “Secrets.”

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Keys will release her seventh studio album “ALICIA” on March 20 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Her 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, Jimmy Napes, Arrow Benjamin, and Fred Ball.

Watch the music video for “Underdog” below.

 

Lauren Jauregui releases new single “Invisible Chains”

8 Feb

Lauren Jauregui has released her new single online.

“Invisible Chains” – which was written by Jauregui alongside Ingrid Andress, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, David Pramik, Jon Bellion, and Ojivolta (aka Mark Williams and Raul Cubina) – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The track also appears on the original motion picture soundtrack, “Birds of Prey,” which includes additional guest appearances from Megan Thee Stallion & Normani (“Diamonds”), Halsey (“Experiment on Me”), Doja Cat (“Boss Bitch”), Charlotte Lawrence (“Joke’s on You”) and Saweetie (“Sway With Me”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jauregui is scheduled to released her debut solo studio album – featuring singles “More Than That” and “Expectations” – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts contributions from The Rascals, Supa Dups, Nija Charles, Oak Felder, D’Mile, Jenna Andrews, Ed Drewett, Fred Ball, Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji, Tre Jean-Marie, Ollie Green, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Rob Knox, Danny Boy Styles, and Mayila Jones.

Stream the audio clip for “Invisible Chains” below.

 

Anne-Marie confirms details for new single “Birthday”

2 Feb

Anne-Marie has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) dubbed “Birthday” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 7th February via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Anne-Marie alongside Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio (Halsey, Demi Lovato), Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher, Nicole Scherzinger) and Alex Niceforo (Britney Spears, Prince Royce).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie is scheduled to release her upcoming sophomore studio album later this year via Rudimental’s label Major Tom’s Music in parternship with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “Speak Your Mind” boasts additional contributions from Fred Ball, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, TMS, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Louis Bell, Jennifer Decilveo, Tayla Parx, Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen, Tia Scola, Chloe George, Jonas Jeberg, Chris Loco, Emily Warren, and Jimmy Napes.

Stream the audio clip for “Can I Get Your Number” below.

Dua Lipa unveils artwork, release date for new album “Future Nostalgia”

30 Jan
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Dua Lipa has unveiled the artwork and release date for her upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter will release her second studio collection “Future Nostalgia” on April 3rd via Warner Bros. Records.

Current single “Physical” – which was co-written by Sarah Hudson, Clarence Coffee Jr., and Jason Evigan – will arrive on January 31 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Dua Lipa” features additional songwriting contributions from from Billy Walsh, Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren, Scott Harris, Julia Michaels, Tove Lo, Jaramye Daniels, Kennedi Lykken, Tayla Parx, Kamille, Sarah Aarons, Ilsey Juber, Jozzy, Sasha Sloan, and Lindy Robbins.

On the production front, Dua Lipa has worked with Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, Ian Kirkpatrick, Jeff Bhasker, Grades, King Henry, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Max Martin, Joel Little, Fred Ball, Danja, Supa Dups, Metro Boomin’, John Ryan, and Sly.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Start Now” below.

Anne-Marie teases return with sophomore studio album

28 Jan

Anne-Marie has teased fans with her upcoming sophomore studio album.

“I’M BACK! #AM2,” the British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) posted to Instagram on Monday (27 January 2020).

Anne-Marie’s debut studio album, 2018’s “Speak Your Mind,” peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Alarm,” “Ciao Adios,” “Heavy,” “Then,” “Friends,” “2002” and “Perfect to Me.”

Among the producers backing Anne-Marie on her new album are TMS (Jess Glynne, Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Tinashe, Era Istrefi), Fred Ball (Raye, Kevin Garrett), Louis Bell (Halsey, Rita Ora), Jussifer (Bebe Rexha, Kim Petras), Chris Loco (Kamille, Emeli Sande) and Jimmy Napes (Madonna, Alicia Keys).

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Tamera Foster, Craig David), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Demi Lovato, Kara Marni), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Jennifer Decilveo (Birdy, Dan Caplen) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa, Charli XCX).

Stream the audio clip for “Perfect for Me” below.