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Fefe Dobson premieres “In Better Hands” music video

24 Mar

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Fefe Dobson has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“In Better Hands” marks the second promotional single from the Canadian singer/songwriter’s upcoming fourth studio album, “Firebird.”

The track was co-written by Edwin “Lil’ Eddie” Serrano along with Hasham “Sham” Hussein and Denarius “Motesart” Motes, who are also responsible for previous single “Legacy.”

“Firebird” serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Joy,” which featured collaborations with Kara DioGuardi (Beyonce, Christina Milian), Bonnie McKee (Jason Derulo, Nicole Scherzinger) and Jonathan Rotem (Leona Lewis, Nicki Minaj).

Watch the music video for “In Better Hands” below.

Ginette Claudette releases music video for new single ‘Anything for You’

27 Nov

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Ginette Claudette has released the music video for her new single online.

“Anything for You” marks the second promotional single from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming mini-album “Tainted Emotions.”

The track was written by Ginette Claudette and Erin Marie Thompson along with August Rigo, whose credits include “Maria” by Justin Bieber [Island Records] and “Tears on Your Pillow” by Cody Simpson [Atlantic Records].

He is also known for collaborating with the likes of Cheryl Cole [Polydor Records], Big Time Rush [Columbia Records], One Direction [Syco Music] and Alexis Jordan [Roc Nation Records].

As a songwriter, Ginette Claudette has penned “Rock Paper Scissors” for Melanie Fiona along with Hasham Hussein and Denarius Motes, who are also responsible for Celine Dion’s new single “Loved Me Back to Life.”

Watch the Lenny Lenzzz-directed clip below.

Fefe Dobson premieres music video for new single ‘Legacy’

25 Oct

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Fefe Dobson has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Legacy” marks the first promotional single from the Canadian singer/songwriter’s upcoming fourth studio album entitled “Fire Bird.”

The track was co-written Lil’ Eddie, who recently released his latest studio album, “Emotional,” in Japan via Manhattan Records. The set’s lead single “Miracles” features vocals from Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins of TLC.

Production duties on “Legacy” were handled by Hasham “Sham” Hussein and Denarius “Motesart” Motes, who have previously collaborated with Celine Dion [Columbia Records], K’Naan [A&M / Octone Records], Melanie Fiona [Republic Records], Angel [Island Records] and Jasmine Villegas [Interscope Records].

Dobson’s last studio album “Joy” was released in 2010 via Island Records. That collection yielded hit singles “Ghost” and “Stuttering,” as well as productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Rihanna, Britney Spears), Oligee  (Bonnie McKee, Adam Lambert) and Josh Abraham (Ciara, Kelly Clarkson).

Watch the music video for “Legacy” below.

Celine Dion reveals credits for new album ‘Loved Me Back to Life’

13 Oct

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Celine Dion has unveiled the production credits for her upcoming album.

The Canadian songstress will release “Loved Me Back to Life” on November 11 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Lead single “Loved Me Back to Life” – available now for download via iTunes – was written by Sia Furler (Beyonce, Alicia Keys) along with Denarius “Motesart” Motes and Hasham “Sham” Hussein (K’Naan, Nelly Furtado).

Other album songwriters include Diane Warren (Mariah Carey, Toni Braxton), Francis “Eg” White (Rebecca Ferguson, Florence Welch), Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Leona Lewis, Mario Barrett), Emanuel Kiriakou (Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks) and Andrew Goldstein (Demi Lovato, Katharine McPhee).

On the production front, Dion has teamed up with Walter Afanasieff (Mariah Carey, Leona Lewis), Babyface (Brandy, Faith Evans), Tricky Stewart (Usher, Chris Brown), Kuk Harrell (Rihanna, Justin Bieber), D’Mile (Ciara, Wynter Gordon) and Jesse “Corporal” Wilson (Musiq Soulchild, Jessica Sanchez).

Celine Dion – Loved Me Back to Life [Production Credits]:

“Loved Me Back to Life” – produced by Denarius “Motesart” Motes and Hasham “Sham” Hussein.

“Somebody Loves Somebody” – produced by Play Production.

“Incredible” – produced by Emanuel Kiriakou & Andrew Goldstein.

“Water and a Flame” – produced by Francis “Eg” White

“Breakaway” – produced by Play Production.

“Save Your Soul” – produced by Emanuel Kiriakou.

“Didn’t Know Love” – produced by Francis “Eg” White.

“Thank You” – produced by Jesse “Corporal” Wilson, Curtis “Sauce” Wilson and Reginald Smith.

“Overjoyed” – produced by Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Thaddis “Kuk” Harrell and Aaron Pearce.

“Thankful” – produced by Emanuel Kiriakou.

“At Seventeen” – produced by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

“Always Be Your Girl” – produced by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Walter Afanasieff.

“Unfinished Songs” – produced by Kyle Townsend, Christopher “Tricky” Stewart and Dernst “D’Mile” Emile.

“How Do You Keep the Music Playing” – produced by Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Thaddis “Kuk” Harrell and Aaron Pearce.

“Lullaby (Goodnight, My Angel)” – produced by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Celine Dion confirms tracklisting for new album ‘Loved Me Back to Life’

3 Sep

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Celine Dion has confirmed the tracklisting for her upcoming studio album.

The Canadian songstress will release “Loved Me Back to Life” in the United States on November 5 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The title track – available now for download via iTunes – was written by Sia Furler (Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Lopez) along with Sham & Motes: Hasham Hussein & Denarius Motesart (Nelly Furtado, Fefe Dobson).

Other album contributors include Diane Warren (Brandy, Christina Aguilera), Emanuel Kiriakou (Whitney Houston, Katharine McPhee), Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith (Rihanna, Kelly Rowland), Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Janet Jackson, Tamar Braxton) and Francis “Eg” White (Rebecca Ferguson, Florence Welch).

Peep the tracklisting for “Loved Me Back to Life” below.

“Loved Me Back to Life”
“Somebody Loves Somebody”
“Incredible”
“Water and a Flame”
“Breakaway”
“Save Your Soul”
“Didn’t Know Love”
“Thank You”
“Overjoyed”
“Thankful”
“At Seventeen”
“Always Be Your Girl”
“At Seventeen”
“How Do You Keep the Music Playing”
“Lullaby (Goodnight, My Angel)”

Celine Dion reveals official artwork for new single ‘Loved Me Back to Life’

29 Aug

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Celine Dion has revealed the official artwork for her new single online.

“Loved Me Back to Life” marks the first promotional single from the Canadian songbird’s upcoming English studio album of the same name, scheduled for release on November 5 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

The track was co-written by Sia Furler, whose credits include “Blank Page” by Christina Aguilera [RCA Records], “Standing on the Sun” by Beyoncé Knowles [Columbia Records] and “Diamonds” by Rihanna [Island Def Jam Recordings].

Production duties were handled by Hasham “Sham” Hussein and Denarius “Motesart” Motes, who are also responsible for singles “Paint a Smile” by Jasmine Villegas [Interscope Records] and “Is Anybody Out There?” by K’Naan featuring Nelly Furtado [A&M / Octone Records].

For the new collection, Dion has also teamed up with hitmakers Christopher “Tricky” Stewart (Usher, Nicole Scherzinger), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey), Fraser T. Smith (Adele, Cee Lo Green) and Francis “Eg” White (Natalie Imbruglia, Rebecca Ferguson).

Fefe Dobson releases official lyric video for new single ‘Legacy’

9 Aug

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Fefe Dobson has released the official lyric video for her new single online.

“Legacy” is taken from the Canadian singer/songwriter’s upcoming fourth studio album on Universal Music Group / 21 Music / 21 Entertainment Group.

The track was helmed by Edwin “Lil’ Eddie” Serrano along with Denarius “Motesart” Motes and Hasham “Sham” Hussein, who are also responsible for singles “Paint a Smile” by Jasmine Villegas [Interscope Records] and “Is Anybody Out There” by K’Naan featuring Nelly Furtado [A&M / Octone Records].

Meanwhile, the still-untitled collection by Dobson serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Joy” [Universal Music Group / Island Records]. That release delivered hit singles in the shape of “Stuttering,” “Ghost” and “Can’t Breathe.”