Tag Archives: Harry Styles

Harry Styles liberates new single “Sweet Creature”

5 May

British singer/songwriter Harry Styles has released his new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Styles alongside Thomas Hull, professionally known as Kid Harpoon, whose other credits include HAIM’s “Days are Gone,” Jessie Ware’s “Wildest Moments,” Florence Welch’s “Ship to Wreck,” Christina Perri’s “Burning Gold,” and Foxes’ “Let Go for Tonight.”

Production duties on “Sweet Creature” were collectively handled by Harpoon alongside Jeff Bhasker (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Tyler Johnson (Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran) and Alex Salibian (John Newman, Elle King).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Styles’ self-titled debut album – featuring previous single “Sign of the Times” – will arrive on May 12 via Erskine Records and Columbia Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Sweet Creature” below.

Harry Styles unleashes debut solo single “Sign of the Times”

7 Apr


Harry Styles has unleashed his debut solo single online.

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

Production duties on “Sign of the Times” were collectively handled by Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys, Kanye West), Alex Salibian (Ellie Goulding, Mikky Ekko) and Tyler Johnson (John Legend, Ed Sheeran).

Styles’ songwriting resume boasts works for artists/acts including Ariana Grande (“Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”), Michael Buble (“Someday”), Gavin DeGraw (“Not Our Fault”) and Alex & Sierra (“I Love You”).

His upcoming solo studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Erskine Records in partnership with Columbia Records.

Other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Max Martin, Shellback, Johnny McDaid, Dev Hynes, BURNS, Johan Carlsson, Gary Go, Kid Harpoon, Jake Gosling, Chris Leonard, Guy Chambers, and Bruno Mars.

Listen to the audio clip for “Sign of the Times” below.

Harry Styles enlists Bruno Mars, Max Martin for debut album

28 Nov


Harry Styles has added Bruno Mars and Max Martin to the list of contributors for his upcoming debut album.

Mars is known for co-writing and producing tracks performed by Adele (“All I Ask”), Brandy (“Long Distance”), Alicia Keys (“Tears Always Win”), Melanie Fiona (“Johnny”) and Alexandra Burke (“Perfect”).

Meanwhile, Martin’s recent songwriting and production credits include “Can’t Stop the Feeling” (Justin Timberlake), “Side to Side” (Ariana Grande), “Rise” (Katy Perry) and “Love to Lay” (The Weeknd).

Styles, on the other hand, is expected to release his first studio collection in 2017 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Johan Carlsson (Ella Henderson, Demi Lovato), Ross Golan (Selena Gomez, Charli XCX) and Gary Go (Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams).

On the songwriting front, Styles previously co-penned tracks for Ariana Grande (“Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”), Michael Buble & Meghan Trainor (“Someday”) and Alex & Sierra (“I Love You”).

Michael Buble debuts new song “My Kind of Girl”

31 Aug


Michael Buble has debuted a new song online.

The Canadian singer-songwriter posted the audio clip for “My Kind of Girl” to his YouTube channel on Tuesday (August 30, 2016).

Production duties on “My Kind of Girl” – now available for download via iTunes – were collectively handled by Michael Buble along with regular collaborators Alan Chang and Jason “Spicy G” Goldman.

Buble’s upcoming studio collection “Nobody But Me” is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on October 21 via on Reprise Records.

In addition to delivering guest appearances from Meghan Trainor and Black Thought, the follow-up to 2013’s “To Be Loved” boasts further contributions from Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson, and Harry Styles.

Listen to the audio clip for “My Kind of Girl” below.

One Direction debuts “Perfect” music video

21 Oct

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One Direction have debuted the music video for their new single online.

The British-Irish quartet posted the visual clip for “Perfect” to their Vevo channel on Tuesday (October 20, 2015).

“Perfect” was written by group members Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson along with Mozella (Rihanna), Jacob Kasher (Zara Larsson), Jesse Shatkin (Foxes), John Henry Ryan (Colbie Caillat) and Julian Bunetta (Ben Haenow).

Video treatment was handled by Sophie Muller, whose other credits include Selena Gomez’s “Good for You” [Interscope], Labrinth’s “Jealous” [Syco Music], Rihanna’s “Stay” [Def Jam] and Birdy’s “Wings” [Atlantic].

One Direction’s upcoming fifth album “Made in the A.M.” – featuring previous singles “Drag Me Down” and “Infinity” – is scheduled to hit stores on November 13 through Syco Music in conjunction with Columbia Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Four” spawns further contributions from Jamie Scott (Ella Henderson), Ross Golan (Charli XCX), Ed Drewett (Craig David), Wayne Hector (Jess Glynne) and Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas).

Watch the music video for “Perfect” below.

One Direction confirms new single “Perfect”

9 Oct

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One Direction have confirmed the details for their new single.

The British-Irish quartet christened “Perfect” as the next promotional cut from their upcoming fifth album “Made in the A.M.”

“Perfect” was written by group members Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson along with Mozella (Tinashe), Jacob Kasher (Ciara), Jesse Shatkin (Sia), John Henry Ryan (Jason Derulo) and Julian Bunetta (Fleur East).

Meanwhile, “Made in the A.M.” – featuring previous singles “Drag Me Down” and “Infinity” – is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on November 13 through Syco Music in conjunction with Columbia Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Four” reportedly spawns further contributions from Ian Kirkpatrick (Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera), Wayne Hector (Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre) and The Monsters & the Strangerz (Rita Ora, Nick Jonas).

Watch the music video for “Drag Me Down” below.

Hamada Mania’s favorite songs of 2014

11 Dec

Ella Henderson

Song Title: “Beautifully Unfinished”
Performed By: Ella Henderson.
Written By: Ella Henderson, Lindy Robbins & Steve Robson.
Produced By: Steve Robson & Komi (El-Hakam Al-Kaubaisy).
Label: Syco Music.


Song Title: “Believer”
Performed By: Keyshia Cole.
Written By: Ester Dean, Jasper Cameron, Tor Erik Hermansen & Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.
Produced By: Stargate.
Label: Interscope Records.


Song Title: “Big Girls Cry”
Performed By: Sia.
Written By: Sia Furler & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Greg Kurstin & Christopher Braide.
Label: RCA Records.


Song Title: “Break Free”
Performed By: Colbie Caillat.
Written By: Colbie Caillat & Christopher Braide.
Produced By: Christopher Braide.
Label: Republic Records.


Song Title: “Devil’s Touch”
Performed By: TIAAN.
Produced By: Arnthor Birgisson.
Label: AristoTracks.

Cover Drive

Song Title: “Easy Life”
Performed By: Cover Drive.
Written By: Amanda Reifer, T-Ray Armstrong, Jamar Harding, Barry Hill, Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong, Dan Goudie & Ashley Milton.
Label: Independent Release.

Jennifer - Same Girl

Song Title: “Expertease (Ready Set Go)”
Performed By: Jennifer Lopez.
Written By: Jennifer Lopez, Sia Furler, Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder and Steve “Aceface” Mostyn.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Extraordinary”
Performed By: Clean Bandit (featuring Sharna Bass).
Written By: James Napier, Gustave Rudman, Grace Chatto & Jack Patterson.
Produced By: Jack Patterson & Mark Ralph.
Label: Black Butter / Atlantic Records.


Song Title: “Hey Boy” (solo version)
Performed By: Goapele.
Written By: Estelle Swaray, Lauren Evans, David “DQ” Quinones, Lance Tolbert & Keith Harris.
Produced By: Keith Harris.
Label: Skyblaze Recordings / BMG Rights Management.

Leah McFall

Song Title: “Home”
Performed By: Leah McFall (featuring will.i.am).
Written By: William Adams, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael McHenry, Ryan “DJ Replay” Buendia, Alex Ebert & Jade Castrinos.
Produced By: will.i.am & Free School.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Human”
Performed By: Christina Perri.
Written By: Christina Perri & Martin Johnson.
Produced By: Martin Johnson.
Label: Atlantic Records.


Song Title: “If I Could Change Your Mind”
Performed By: HAIM.
Written By: Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim & James Ford.
Produced By: James Ford.
Label: Polydor Records.


Song Title: “If I Go”
Performed By: Ella Eyre.
Written By: Ella Eyre, Natalia Hajjara & Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Produced By: Jarrad “Jaz” Rogers.
Label: Virgin EMI Records.

Gorgon City

Song Title: “Imagination”
Performed By: Gorgon City (featuring Katy Menditta).
Written By: Emeli Sande, Katy Menditta, Mustafa Omer, James Murray, Kye “Foamo” Gibbon & Matthew “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott
Produced By: Gorgon City & Mojam.
Label: Black Butter / Virgin EMI Records.

Lion Babe01

Song Title: “Jump Hi”
Performed By: Lion Babe (featuring Childish Gambino).
Written By: Jillian Hervey, Lucas Goodman & Makeba Riddick.
Label: Outsiders Recorded Music / Polydor Records.


Song Title: “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart”
Performed By: Ariana Grande.
Written By: Harry Styles & Johan Carlsson.
Produced By: Johan Carlsson & Peter Carlsson.
Label: Republic Records.


Song Title: “Kicks”
Performed By: FKA twigs.
Written By: Tahliah “FKA twigs” Barnett & Joel Compass.
Produced By: FKA twigs & Cy An.
Label: Young Turks.

Pharrell - Alicia

Song Title: “Know Who You Are”
Performed By: Pharrell Williams (featuring Alicia Keys).
Written By: Pharrell Williams & Alicia Keys.
Produced By: Pharrell Williams.
Label: Columbia Records.

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Song Title: “Maybe”
Performed By: Teyana Taylor (featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti).
Written By: Teyana Taylor, Andre Proctor, Brian Soko, Rasool Diaz, Jaramye Daniels, Kyle Owens, Akil King, Terrence Thornton & Mario Mims.
Produced By: The Order, Jaramye Daniels & Kyle “KO” Owens.
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings.

Kylie Minogue - Kiss Me Once

Song Title: “Million Miles”
Performed By: Kylie Minogue.
Written By: Chelcee Grimes, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Produced By: Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen & Peter Wallevik.
Label: Parlophone Records.

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour

Song Title: “Not in That Way”
Performed By: Sam Smith.
Written By: Sam Smith & Fraser T. Smith.
Produced By: Fraser T. Smith.
Label: Capitol Records.


Song Title: “Night Time”
Performed By: Marsha Ambrosius.
Written By: Marsha Ambrosius, Sam Dew, Kenneth Bartolomei, Erik Reyes-Ortiz & Kevin Crowe.
Produced By: J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League.
Label: RCA Records.

Brooke Candy

Song Title: “Opulence”
Performed By: Brooke Candy.
Written By: Brooke Candy, Sia Furler & Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Produced By: Thomas “Diplo” Pentz.
Label: RCA Records.


Song Title: “Patterns”
Performed By: Tourist (featuring Lianne La Havas).
Written By: James Napier and William “Tourist” Phillips.
Label: Method Records.


Song Title: “Pieces”
Performed By: Jessie Ware.
Written By: Jessie Ware, James Napier & William “Tourist” Phillips.
Produced By: Emile Haynie.
Label: PMR / Island Records.

Karen Harding01

Song Title: “Say Something”
Performed By: Karen Harding.
Written By: Karen Harding & Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Produced By: Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.
Label: Method Records / Capitol Records.


Song Title: “That’s Me Right There”
Performed By: Jasmine Villegas (featuring Kendrick Lamar).
Written By: Carmen Reece, Al Sherrod Lambert, Chris Jackson & Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Produced By: Harmony “H-Money” Samuels.
Label: Interscope Records.


Song Title: “The D Word”
Performed By: Toni Braxton & Babyface.
Written By: Toni Braxton & Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Produced By: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.
Label: Motown Records.


Song Title: “Wonderful”
Performed By: Mary J. Blige.
Written By: Mary J. Blige, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Produced By: Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Steve “Aceface” Mostyn & Ronald “Flippa” Colson.
Label: Epic Records.


Song Title: “You’re Mine (Eternal)”
Performed By: Mariah Carey.
Written By: Mariah Carey & Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
Produced By: Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins & Mariah Carey.
Label: Def Jam Recordings.

Alex & Sierra debut new song “Just Kids”

5 Aug


Alex & Sierra have debuted a new song online.

“Just Kids” is lifted from the pop duo’s upcoming debut album, “It’s About Us,” out on October 6 via Syco Music / Columbia Records.

The track – written by group members Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton along with Ali Tamposi, John Ryan and Sam Hollander – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

“It’s About Us” is confirmed to yield additional productions and songwriting contributions from John Shanks, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Toby Gad, Lil’ Eddie, Julian Bunetta, Martin Johnson, Sam Watters, John Legend, and Harry Styles.

Listen to “Just Kids” below.