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Kandace Springs collaborates with Diane Warren for debut album

5 Mar

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American recording artist Kandace Springs has collaborated with Diane Warren for her upcoming debut album on Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The legendary songwriter is known for helming “I Was Here” by Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength” by Whitney Houston [Sony Music Entertainment / Arista Records].

She also contributed to the next albums by Lauriana Mae [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records], Jennifer Hudson [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records] and Mutya Keisha Siobhan [Universal Music Group / Polydor Records].

Meanwhile, the still-untitled project by Springs is expected to boast further alliances with Greg Wells (Michelle Branch, Katy Perry), Daniel “HyGrade” Traynor (Cheryl Cole, Wretch 32), Michael Busbee (Demi Lovato, Christina Aguilera) and Aeon “Step” Manahan (Ginny Blackmore, Alexandra Burke).

Arlissa releases music video for new single ‘Sticks & Stones’

25 Jan

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Arlissa has released the music video for her new single online.

“Sticks & Stones” – available for download on March 3 – marks the second single from the British singer/songwriter’s upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which is due later this year via Universal Music Group / London Records.

In addition to lead single “Hard to Love Somebody,” the new collection is expected to boast productions from Richard “Biff” Stannard (Kylie Minogue, Lana Del Rey), Daniel “HyGrade” Traynor (Dionne Bromfield, Cheryl Cole) and Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Emeli Sande, Leona Lewis).

Misha B schedules release date for debut album

8 Jan

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Misha B has scheduled the release date for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter will release the still-untitled project in the United Kingdom on March 11 via Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records.

In addition to lead singles “Home Run” and “Do You Think of Me,” the new collection by Misha B is confirmed to boast productions from TMS: Peter Kelleher, Ben Kohn & Tom Barnes (Emeli Sane, Professor Green), Eshraque “Ishi” Mughal (Alexandra Burke, Cover Drive), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Kylie Minogue, Jordin Sparks), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Marlon Roudette, Alesha Dixon), Fraser T. Smith (Ellie Goulding, Tyler James), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Amelia Lily, Charli XCX), Mr. Hudson (Pixie Lott, Tyler James), Daniel “HyGrade” Traynor (Cheryl Cole, Dionne Bromfield) and Midi Mafia: Kevin Risto & Waynne Nugent (Fantasia Barrino, Cee Lo Green).

Songwriters include Sophie Stern (Conor Maynard, Britney Spears), Iain “Sparx” James (Little Mix, One Direction), Ayak Thiik (Tinchy Stryder, Kelly Rowland) and Michael “Mike Del Rio” Gonzalez (Skylar Grey, Christina Aguilera).

Mutya Keisha Siobhan team up with Shaznay Lewis on new song ‘Boys’

7 Jan

Mutya Keisha Siobhan have posted a new clip online.

“Boys” is slotted for inclusion on the British group’s upcoming album, which will be released later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

Among the producers backing the trio on the still-untitled project are Future Cut: Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Nicole Scherzinger, Melanie Fiona), Richard “Biff” Stannard (Lana Del Rey, Sophie Ellis Bextor), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Alesha Dixon, Marlon Roudette), Richard “X” Philips (Will Young, Kylie Minogue), William Orbit (Robbie Williams, Nadine Coyle), Lucas Secon (Tanya Lacey, Christina Aguilera), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Misha B, Amelia Lily), Cameron McVey (Neneh Cherry, Massive Attack), Cameron McVey (Neneh Cherry, Massive Attack), Dan “HyGrade” Traynor (Dionne Bromfield, Cheryl Cole) and TMS: Tom Barnes, Ben Kohn & Peter Kelleher (Jessie J, Tinchy Stryder).

Songwriters include Angela Hunte (Livvi Franc, Britney Spears), Iain “Sparx” James (Professor Green, One Direction), Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Alexandra Burke), Shaznay Lewis (Little Mix, Stooshe), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alicia Keys), Karen Poole (Lily Allen, Olly Murs) and Wayne Hector (Carrie Underwood, Nicki Minaj).

Misha B taps Sophie Stern for debut album

16 Dec

Misha BBritish singer/songwriter Misha B has teamed up with Sophie Stern for her upcoming as-yet-untitled debut album, which will be released in March 2013 via Sony Music Entertainment / Relentless Records.

Recent songwriting credits by Stern include “Can’t Say No” by Conor Maynard [EMI Music Group / Parlophone Records] and “Trip to Your Heart” by Britney Spears [Sony Music Entertainment / Jive Records].

She also confirmed placements on the next albums by Becky G [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records], Sabi [Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records] and The Veronicas [Warner Music Group / Sire Records].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Misha B will boast further songwriting contributions from Iain “Sparx” James (Little Mix, One Direction), Ayak Thiik (Tinchy Stryder, Kelly Rowland) and Michael “Mike Del Rio” Gonzalez (Skylar Grey, Christina Aguilera).

Producers include TMS: Peter Kelleher, Ben Kohn & Tom Barnes (Emeli Sane, Professor Green), Eshraque “Ishi” Mughal (Alexandra Burke, Cover Drive), Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Kylie Minogue, Jordin Sparks), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Marlon Roudette, Alesha Dixon), Fraser T. Smith (Ellie Goulding, Tyler James), Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Amelia Lily, Charli XCX), Mr. Hudson (Pixie Lott, Tyler James), Daniel “HyGrade” Traynor (Cheryl Cole, Dionne Bromfield) and Midi Mafia: Kevin Risto & Waynne Nugent (Fantasia Barrino, Cee Lo Green).

Katy B announces new single ‘Just Got Paid’

4 Dec

Katy BKaty B has unveiled the title of her new single.

The British singer/songwriter – real name Kathleen Anne Brien – will release “Just Got Paid” as the lead single from her upcoming sophomore album, which is due in 2013 via Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records.

Among the producers backing Katy B on the still-untitled project are TMS: Tom “Froe” Barnes, Ben Kohn & Peter “Merf” Kelleher (Olly Murs, Professor Green), Fraser T. Smith (Rebecca Ferguson, Nelly Furtado), Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue), Si Hulbert (Ed Sheeran, One Direction), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Alesha Dixon, Marlon Roudette) and Daniel “HyGrade” Traynon (Cheryl Cole, Wretch 32).

Songwriters include Autumn Rowe (Cher Lloyd, Dionne Bromfield), Emeli Sande (Leona Lewis, Alicia Keys), Iain “Sparx” James (Craig David, Little Mix), Tanya Lacey (Stooshe, Loick Essien), Erika Nuri (Fantasia Barrino, Christina Milian) and Camille Purcell (The Saturdays, Tinchy Stryder).

The new collection by Katy B serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “On a Mission.” That release debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart. It also spawned six hit singles in the shape of “Katy on a Mission,” “Perfect Stranger,” “Lights On,” “Broken Record,” “Easy Please Me” and “Witches’ Brew.”

Tulisa Contostavlos unveils official tracklisting for debut album ‘The Female Boss’

26 Oct

British singer/songwriter Tulisa Contostavlos has unveiled the official tracklisting for her upcoming debut album, “The Female Boss,” which is due in the United Kingdom via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

New single “Sight of You” was produced by Terius “The Dream” Nash, whose credits include “Countdown” by Beyonce Knowles [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records], “Red Lipstick” by Rihanna [Universal Music Group / Island Def Jam Recordings] and “Hello, Hi, Goodbye” by Rita Ora [Sony Music Entertainment / Columbia Records].

“The Female Boss” is expected to sport additional productions from TMS: Thomas Barnes, Ben Kohn, Peter Kelleher (Little Mix, Cover Drive), Andreas “Quiz” Romdhane (Meleni Smith, Kelly Clarkson), Josef Larossi (The Saturdays, Conor Maynard), Richard “Biffco” Stannard (Shaznay Lewis, Kylie Minogue), Si Hulbert (Ed Sheeran, One Direction), Daniel “HyGrade” Traynor (Dionne Bromfield, Tanya Lacey), Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan (Marlon Roudette, Emeli Sande), Carsten “Soulshock” Schack (Leona Lewis, Enrique Iglesias), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield), James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer (Usher Raymond, Kelly Rowland) and Wayne Wilkins (Cheryl Cole, Keri Hilson).

Songwriters include Alistair Tennant (Michelle Escoffery, Tracie Spencer), Karen Poole (Olly Murs, Will Young), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Alexandra Burke), Rachel Rabin (Edwin Serrano, Pia Toscano), Diane Warren (Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston), Richard “Rico Love” Butler (Brandy Norwood, Michelle Williams), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Chris Brown, Wynter Gordon) and Kalenna Harper (Ciara Harris, Adrienne Bailon).

Tulisa Contostavlos – The Female Boss [Official Tracklisting]:

“Intro”

“Young”

“Live It Up”

“Damn”

“I Don’t Give a ****”

“British Swag”

“Live Your Life”

“Visa”

“Foreigner”

“Skeletons”

“I’m Ready”

“Steal My Breath Away”

“Kill Me Tonight”

“Counterfeit”

“Habit”

“Sight of You”

“Outro”