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Rita Ora reunites with the Invisible Men for new collaboration

1 Jun

Rita Ora has reunited with the Invisible Men for a new collaboration.

The British songwriting and production team (composed of Jonathan Shave, George Astasio, and Jason Pebworth) previously teamed up with Ora on DJ Fresh’s “Hot Right Now,” Conor Maynard’s “Better Than You,” and Charles Hamilton’s “New York Raining.”

The Invisible Men are also responsible for Charli XCX’s “5 in the Morning,” Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Kara Marni’s “Curve,” Bebe Rexha’s “No Broken Hearts,” Jonas Blue’s “By Your Side,” Sigala’s “Say You Do” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.”

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her sophomore studio collection – featuring singles “Girls,” “Your Song,” “Anywhere” and “Proud” – later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” reportedly yields further contributions from Ritual, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, Diztortion, Jimmy Napes, King Henry, Digital Farm Animals, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, and Stargate.

Stream the audio clip for “Girls” below.

Rita Ora drafts Cardi B, Bebe Rexha, Charli XCX for new single “Girls”

5 May

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has drafted fellow recording artists Cardi B, Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX for her new promotional single “Girls.”

Scheduled to arrive on May 11 via all other digital streaming outlets; “Girls” was written by Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Camila Cabello, Selena Gomez), Andrew Watt (Post Malone, Justin Bieber) and Jonny Coffer (Emeli Sande, Rag’n’Bone Man).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s sophomore album – featuring previous singles “Anywhere,” “This Song” and “Proud” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields from songwriting contributions from Jason Boyd, Eyelar, Gabrielle Nowee, Sam Romans, Chelcee Grimes, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Ammar Malik, and Justin Tranter.

On the production front, Ora has worked with Stargate, Jason Evigan, King Henry, Mike Dean, Jake Gosling, Emile Haynie, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Freedo, Nolan Lambroza, Steve Mac, and Ritual.

Stream the audio clip for “Proud” below.

Rita Ora delivers new promotional single “Anywhere”

20 Oct

Rita Ora has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Anywhere” – which was collectively produced by Alesso alongside Sir Nolan and Andrew Watt – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was also co-written by Alexandra “Ali” Tamposi (Liza Owen, Troye Sivan) and Brian Lee (Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Ed Sheeran-penned / Steve Mac-produced “Your Song” – is expected to arrive next year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Anywhere” below.

Sigrid teams up with Emily Warren, Martin Sjolie for new collaboration

17 Oct

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has teamed up with fellow recording artist Emily Warren and record producer Martin Sjolie for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

Meanwhile, Sjolie’s resume boasts works with Rae Morris (“Unfold”), Sam Smith (“This is Love”), Ella Henderson (“Regardless”), Max George (“Miracle”), Janice Kavander (“Secrets”), Guy Sebastian (“Sorry Not Sorry”), Charlotte OC (“In Paris”), Nathan Sykes (“Good Things”) and Raye (“Love Song”).

Sigrid, on the other hand, is expected to release her upcoming project – featuring the Sjolie-produced “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and the 23rd-assisted “Plot Twist” – early next year via Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut, Noonie Bao, Justin Parker, Sasha Sloan, Ritual, Joe Janiak, Fred Ball, Arrow Benjamin, Laconic, Jonny Coffer, Tom Havelock, Al Shux, and Patrik Berger, and The Electric.

Stream the audio clip for “Poking Holes” below.

Kamille drafts Goldfingers for debut promotional single “Body”

28 Sep

Kamille has announced the details for her debut single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Camille Angelina Purcell) christened “Body” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming project and will release it on October 6th via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Kamille alongside Linus Nordstrom and Frank Nobel of Swedish production duo Goldfingers, who have also worked on the next projects by John Newman, Louisa Johnson, Mali-Koa, Charlotte OC, L Devine, Antigoni Buxton, Fleur East, Liza Owen, and Mic Lowry.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kamille’s forthcoming debut project is expected to arrive in 2018 via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers furthers productions and songwriting contributions from Ritual (Dua Lipa), Chris Loco (Rita Ora), Two Inch Punch (Sinead Harnett), MNEK (Zara Larsson), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys) and TMS (Paloma Faith).

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting should also keep an eye on the next releases by Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Ella Henderson, Louisa Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Rihanna, Jessie Ware, Era Istrefi, Lewis Capaldi, David Guetta, Calum Scott, Fleur East, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Louis Tomlinson, and Tamera Foster.

Stream the audio clip for “Get Some” below.

Sigrid teams up with Noonie Bao for new collaboration

23 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid Solbakk Raabe, known mononymously as simply Sigrid, has teamed up with Noonie Bao for a new collaboration.

Born Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius, the Swedish recording artist’s resume boasts songwriting works with Camila Cabello (“OMG”), Katy Perry (“Save as Draft”), Charli XCX (“Doing It”), Zedd (“Stay”), MØ (“Final Song”), Tove Styrke (“Four Elements”) and Carly Rae Jepsen (“Run Away with Me”).

Bao’s current promotional singles “Reminds Me;” co-written with BURNS and Linus Wiklund, and “Sorry Not Sorry,” co-written with Wiklund and Leather Ghost, are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Sigrid is expected to release her upcoming project – featuring singles “Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Plot Twist” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Future Cut (Whinnie Williams), Justin Parker (Grace Carter), Ritual (Dua Lipa), Fred Ball (Nina Nesbitt), Electric (Imani Williams), Arrow Benjamin (Beyonce), Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Al Shux (Taya) and Patrik Berger (Robyn).

Stream Noonie Bao’s 2015 mini-collection “Noonia” below.

Rita Ora connects with Avicii for new single “Lonely Together”

11 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has connected with Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer Avicii (born Tim Bergling) for his new promotional single “Lonely Together,” now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Featuring co-production duties by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat; “Lonely Together” was co-written by Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato), Brian Lee (Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony) and Andrew Watt (Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber).

Preceded by the Steve Mac-produced / Ed Sheeran-penned “Your Song;” Ora’s upcoming sophomore album is scheduled arrive in 2018 via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Stargate, Jonny Coffer, Digital Farm Animals, Jimmy Napes, Leon Thomas, Jake Gosling, Mike Dean, Jason Evigan, Emile Haynie, and RITUAL.

On the songwriting front, Ora has worked with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Sam Romans, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Max McElligott, Diana Gordon, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Chelcee Grimes, Justin Tranter, Georgia Ku, and Ammar Malik.

Stream the audio clip for “Lonely Together” below.