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Ava Max enlists Madison Love, Cirkut for new song “Not Your Barbie Girl”

16 Dec

Ava Max has shared a new song online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Not Your Barbie Girl” to her SoundCloud channel on Friday (December 16, 2017).

The track was co-written by Madison Love, whose other credits include G-Eazy’s “Him & I,” Pitbull’s “Por Favor,” Machine Gun Kelly’s “Bad Things,” Astrid S’ “Think Before I Talk,” Madison Beer’s “Dead,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Someone’s Somebody,” Baby Ariel’s “Aww,” Nicky Blitz’s “Walk,” and DJ Vice’s “Pinata.”

Production duties on “Not Your Barbie Girl” were handled by Cirkut, whose recent credits include Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” Fergie’s “A Little Work,” Ne-Yo’s “Another Love Song,” Kim Petras’ “I Don’t Want It At All,” Trey Songz’s “Animal,” Pitbull’s “Greenlight,” and Hey Violet’s “Guys My Age.”

Having previously provided guest vocals on Le Youth’s “Clap Your Hands,” Max is expected to release her debut project early next year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Coco Morier (Britney Spears, Demi Lovato), Autumn Rowe (Kelis, Sinead Harnett), Sarah Hudson (Dua Lipa, Katy Perry), Bonnie McKee (Nicole Scherzinger, Normani Kordei) and Koko LaRoo (Jake Miller, Charlotte Lawrence).

Stream the audio clip for “Not Your Barbie Girl” below.

Maroon 5 release new studio collection “Red Pill Blues”

3 Nov

American pop rock band Maroon 5 – composed of members Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, PJ Morton, and Sam Farrar – have released their sixth studio collection online.

“Red Pill Blues” – featuring singles “Don’t Wanna Know,” “Cold,” “What Lovers Do” and “Help Me Out” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “V” was executive-produced by Jacob “JKash” Kasher, whose recent songwriting credits include Charlie Puth’s “How Long,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Kristian Galva’s “Wrong 4 This,” and PRETTYMUCH’s “Would You Mind.”

Other producers backing Maroon 5 on “Red Pill Blues” are Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Cirkut (Ava Max), Noah Passovoy (Katy Perry), Diplo (Madonna), John Ryan (Colbie Caillat), TMS (Emeli Sande), Ben Billions (Alina Baraz), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), Ricky Reed (Alessia Cara) and Benny Blanco (Halsey).

On the songwriting front, Maroon 5 have worked with Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Alex Aiono), Dayo Olatunji (Fifth Harmony), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Camila Cabello), Justin Tranter (Nick Jonas), Julia Michaels (Tinashe) and Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes).

Stream “Red Pill Blues” below.

Fergie releases sophomore album “Double Dutchess”

24 Sep

American singer/songwriter Stacy Ann Ferguson, known professionally as Fergie, has released her sophomore studio collection online.

“Double Dutchess” – featuring singles “L.A. Love (La La),” “M.I.L.F. $,” “Life Goes On” and “You Already Know” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” boasts songwriting contributions from Diana Gordon (Rita Ora), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani), Kristinia Stephens (Jennifer Lopez), Sean “The Pen” Garrett (Britney Spears), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), George Pajon Jr. (Macy Gray) and Rock City (Kelly Rowland).

On the production front, Fergie has worked with will.i.am (Justin Timberlake), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), DJ Ammo (Sean Paul), Polow Da Don (Tamar Braxton), Keith Harris (Usher), RoccStar (Zendaya), Dr. Luke (Trey Songz), Cirkut (Ava Max) and Philip “Hardwork” Constable (Grace Sewell).

Stream “Double Dutchess” below.

Charlie Puth enlists Ian Kirkpatrick for new collaboration

3 Sep

Charlie Puth has enlisted Ian Kirkpatrick for a new collaboration.

The American Grammy-nominated record producer and songwriter has helmed singles for Jason Derulo (“Want to Want Me”), Dua Lipa (“New Rules”), Olly Murs (“Stevie Knows”), Selena Gomez (“Bad Liar”), Nick Jonas (“Levels”), Fleur East (“More and More”) and Justin Bieber (“The Feeling”).

Kirkpatrick’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters including Sam Martin, Asia Whiteacre, Talay Riley, Caroline Ailin, Ed Drewett, Kirby Lauryen, Justin Tranter, Lindy Robbins, Ross Golan, Audra Mae, Sam Watters, Julia Michaels, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, and Shelly Peiken.

Meanwhile, Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring the Jacob “JKash” Kasher-assisted lead single “Attention” – will arrive later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further contributions from Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Stream the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Fergie reveals tracklisting for sophomore album “Double Dutchess”

20 Aug

American singer/songwriter Stacy Ann Ferguson, known mononymously as Fergie, has revealed the tracklisting for her second album, “Double Dutchess,” which will arrive later this year via Dutchess Music / BMG Records.

The follow-up to 2006’s “The Dutchess” boasts songwriting contributions from Rock City (Usher), Jocelyn “Jo’zzy” Donald (Zendaya), George Pajon (Ricky Martin), Justin Tranter (Britney Spears), Diana Gordon (Rita Ora) and Jean Baptiste Kouame (Chris Brown).

On the production front, Fergie has teamed up with Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Polow Da Don (Robin Thicke), DJ Mustard (Tinashe), RoccStar (Prince Royce), Keith Harris (Mary J. Blige), Philip “Hardwork” Contable (Sean Paul), Dr. Luke (Meghan Trainor) and Cirkut (The Weeknd).

See the tracklisting for “Double Dutchess” below.

(1) Hungry / (2) Like it Ain’t Nuttin / (3) You Already Know / (4) Just Like You / (5) A Little Work / (6) Life Goes On / (7) M.I.L.F. $ / (8) Save it Til Morning / (9) Enchanté (Carine) / (10) Tension / (11) L.A. Love (La La) / (12) Love is Blind / (13) Love is Pain

Charlie Puth confirms title for sophomore album

1 Jul

Charlie Puth has confirmed the title for his upcoming sophomore album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer – born Charles Otto Puth Jr. – christened his second studio collection “VoiceNotes” and will release it later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

Current single “Attention” – which was written by Puth alongside regular collaborator Jacob “JKash” Kasher – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (Jasmine Thompson), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Eskeerdo (Alex Aiono), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li) and Babyface (Alicia Keys).

Among the producers expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Johan Carlsson (Ariana Grande), Toby Gad (Prince Royce), Jason Evigan (Rachel Platten), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Demi Lovato), JRY (Nick Jonas), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and AMMO (Halsey).

Watch the music video for “Attention” below.

Jaira Burns premieres music video for new single “Ugly”

28 Jun

Jaira Burns has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Ugly” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 28, 2017).

“Ugly” was written by Alexandra “Allie X” Hughes (Lea Michele, Troye Sivan) and Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Kat Graham, Selena Gomez) alongside the song’s producers Henry “CIRKUT” Walter (Rihanna, The Weeknd) and Mathieu “Billboard” Jomphe (Madonna, Britney Spears).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Burns’ upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre), Chelsea Lena (Jess Kent), Madison Love (Erik Hassle), Clare Reynolds (Jason Derulo), Dominique Vellutato (Mali-Koa), Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), Skyler Stonestreet (Liza Owen), Michelle Buzz (Chloe x Halle) and The Futuristics (Halsey).

Watch the music video for “Ugly” below.