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Jessie Ware confirms new promotional single “Midnight”

24 Jul

Jessie Ware has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Jessica Louis Ware) has christened “Midnight” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming third album under PMR Records and Island Records UK.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Kiah Victoria and Jordan Thomas alongside Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Kandace Springs, Marsha Ambrosius) and Bastian Langebaek (Amber Simone, Jack Garratt).

Other songwriters expected to appear on the follow-up to 2016’s “Tough Love” are Ross Golan, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Jamie Scott, Amy Wadge, Max McElligott, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Tobias Jesso Jr., NAO, Sam Romans, Rachel “Maiday” Moulden, James Newman, Kamille, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Sam Preston, and Ed Drewett.

On the production front, Ware has reportedly worked with Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Cashmere Cat, Happy Perez, Sacha Skarbek, GRADES, Ryan Tedder, Stephan Moccio, JRY, Fred Ball, Sam Dixon, Emile Haynie, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, Adriano Buffone, Starsmith, Kid Harpoon, Julian Bunetta, Fred Cox, and STINT.

Watch the music video for “Running” below.

Tanika confirms details for new mini-album “Birthdays in Jamaica”

22 Jul

Tanika has confirmed the details for her upcoming EP.

The British singer/songwriter has christened her third mini-album “Birthdays in Jamaica” and will release it on August 18 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Out Here” features 6 new songs in the shape of “Watahouse,” “Take Care of You,” “Come Through,” “No Man is an Island,” “Alive,” and current promotional single “Kingston 13.”

For the highly-anticipated collection, Tanika has also teamed up with songwriters and producers including Fred Cox (Janelle Monae), Anju Blaxx (Popcaan), Moses Samuels (Ariana Grande), Varren Wade (Melanie C), Tunde “Captain” Brown (Juliet Hudson) and Nia V (Krept & Konan).

Watch the music video for “Kingston 13” below.

DAKOTA enlists KIN for new collaboration

12 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sophie Elton, professionally known as DAKOTA, has teamed up with fellow recording artist KIN for a new collaboration. Born Kane Parfitt, the Sony/ATV signee is known for co-writing and producing The Chainsmokers’ “Bloodstream,” Plested’s “Habits,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Carys Selvey’s “Shallow,” and Grace Ackerman’s “Hold Me.”

Fans of KIN’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Chloe x Halle, Taya, Ella Henderson, Lovelle, Grace Carter, Mali-Koa, Calum Scott, Mahalia, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Liza Owen, and Molly Kate Kestner.

His current promotional single “Let Go of the Summer” – featuring Robbie Jay – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, DAKOTA’s upcoming debut project – featuring “Lonely Like a Fool” and “Long Hot Summer” – is expected to arrive later this year via 70Hz Recordings and Virgin EMI Records.

Executive-produced by Fraser T. Smith, the still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Mac & Phil, Jordan Riley, Tre Jean-Marie, LOSTBOY, Fred Cox, Two Inch Punch, Luke Fitton, Phil Cook, Maths Time Joy, DJ Freedo, Josh Record, Bless Beats, and Future Cut.

Watch the music video for “Long Hot Summer” below.

Grace Carter connects with Justin Parker for new collaboration

4 Jul

Photo Credit: Nicole Nodland

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has tapped the songwriting and production services of Justin Parker for her upcoming debut project.

Parker’s resume boasts credits with Lana Del Rey (“Video Games”), Sia (“Straight for the Knife”), Ellie Goulding (“I Know You Care”), Rihanna (“Stay”), Linkin Park (“Invisible”), Kwabs (“Fight for Love”), Bat for Lashes (“Laura”), Seal (“Do You Ever”), Banks (“You Should Know Where I’m Coming From”), Keith Urban (“Shame”), Birdy (“Deep End”) and JONES (“Lonely Cry”).

He has also helmed songs with fellow musicians including Rick Rubin, Greg Kurstin, Emile Haynie, Starsmith, Jeff Bhasker, Al Shux, Teemu Brunila, Robopop, Fred Ball, Rodaidh McDonald, JHart, Clams Casino, Trevor Horn, Andrew Jackson, Talay Riley, Sam Dew, Ross Golan, Kevin Garrett, Jim Duguid, Rich Cooper, Jonny Lattimer, Benny Blanco, and Stargate.

Meanwhile, Carter, who is signed to Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs Publishing, will release her debut project – featuring lead single “Silence” – later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Fred Cox (Tori Kelly), Max McElligott (Rita Ora), Jordan Riley (Dan Caplen), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae), Digital Farm Animals (Louis Tomlinson), Philip Plested (Little Mix), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Paddy Byrne (Ella Eyre), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li) and Harry James (Bobii Lewis).

Fans of Justin Parker’s works, on other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Kenzie May, RAYE, Elle King, Sigrid, Jessie Ware, YADI, Grace Mitchell, Sasha Keable, Zak Abel, Lana Del Rey, Anne-Marie, Raleigh Ritchie, Christina Perri, Eliza Doolittle, Julia Michaels, Kiiara, Gabrielle Aplin, Charli XCX, Rae Morris, Chloe Howl, Ella Henderson, and Paloma Faith.

Watch the music video for “Silence” below.

Anne-Marie collaborates with Mojam Music for debut album

4 Jul

Photo Credit: Phoebe Lettice (Clash Magazine)

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has collaborated with Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music for her upcoming debut album.

The songwriting and production duo are known for their works with Emeli Sande (“Hurts”), Conor Maynard (“Talking About”), Naughty Boy (“Should’ve Been Me”), Sinead Harnett (“Do it Anyway”), Plan B (“In the Name of Man”), Cheryl (“Boys”), Tom Walker (“Heartland”), Frances (“No Matter”), Gorgon City (“Imagination”), James Arthur (“Get Down”) and Sam Smith (“Like I Can”).

Fans of Mojam’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Mr. Sanka, Craig David, Fleur East, L Devine, Natasha Bedingfield, Phoebe Ryan, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Becky Hill, Tori Kelly, Liv Dawson, Ella Eyre, and Daecolm.

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Do it Right” – later this year via Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Chris Loco, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Jim Eliot, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, Felix Joseph, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Braford Ellis, and Fred Cox.

Watch the music video for “Ciao Adios” below.

Grace Carter teams up with Max McElligott for new collaboration

13 Jun

British singer/songwriter Grace Carter has teamed up with Max McElligott for a new collaboration.

McElligott previously wrote songs for Kylie Minogue & Giorgio Moroder (“Your Body”), Rudimental & Ed Sheeran (“Lay it All on Me”), Tom Chaplin (“Bring the Rain”) and Alex Maxwell (“Letting You Know”).

His resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Tre Jean-Marie, Andrea Martin, Diztortion, Negin Djafari, Jonny Harris, Caroline Ailin, Electric, Talay Riley, Chelcee Grimes, James Newman, Cara Salimando, MNEK, Rachel Furner, Jimmy Harry, Alex Stacey, Iain James, Philip Plested, BullySongs, Freddy Wexler, Bastian Langebaek, Chris Loco, and Mac & Phil.

Meanwhile, Carter is expected to release her debut project – featuring lead promotional single “Silence” – later this year.

Signed to Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs Publishing, Carter has collaborated with songwriters and producers including Fred Cox (“Heal Me”), Jordan Riley (“Liar”), Digital Farm Animals (“Running Fast”), Philip Plested (“Honest”), Francis “Eg” White (“Take it All”), Paddy Byrne (“Clear Skies”), Ilsey Juber (“All Over Me”) and Harry James (“Walk on Water”).

Fans of McElligott’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Mullally, Joy Crookes, Kygo, Ella Henderson, Mo Adeniran, Taali M, John Newman, Foxes, Saz Close, Craig David, Kiah Victoria, Zak Abel, Liv Dawson, Calum Scott, Rita Ora, Jonas Blue, Chloe Leone, Shift K3Y, Jessie Ware, Birdy, and Sigma.

Stream the audio clip for “Silence” below.

Tori Kelly teams with Lecrae for new single “I’ll Find You”

10 Jun

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed with Christian hip hop artist Lecrae for new single “I’ll Reach You,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello, Louis Tomlinson), Natalie Lauren (Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea) and Johnny Yukon (Trey Songz, Jennifer Lopez), with production credits from Justin “DJ Frank E” Franks (Charlie Puth, Toni Braxton) and Danny Majic (The Vamps, David Guetta).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore studio collection and follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Warren “Oak” Felder (Rihanna, Liam Payne), Noel Zancanella (Adele, Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Fergie, Maty Noyes), Neff-U (Brandy, Mary J. Blige), Kyle Shearer (Tove Lo, Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (RAYE, Janelle Monae).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie, Imani Williams), James “JHart” Abrahart (TLC, Little Mix), Tayla Parx (Tinashe, Alicia Keys), Nate Campany (LP, Carly Rae Jepsen), Fabienne Holloway (Grace Barker, Kiah Victoria), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC, Sky Ferreira) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa, Sean Paul).

Stream the audio clip for “I’ll Reach You” below.