Tag Archives: Iain James

Diane Warren teases new collaboration with Jojo

10 Oct

Diane Warren has teased a new collaboration with Jojo.

“Reunited with one of the best singers in the game @iamjojo. Can’t wait till everyone hears this song!!! I told Toni Braxton after she sang “Unbreak My Heart” she was winning a Grammy for it and she did and Jojo will win one for this,” the legendary American songwriter posted to Instagram.

The pair previously teamed up on the tracks “Exceptional” and “Note to God,” taken from Jojo’s sophomore studio collection, “The High Road,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Warren’s extensive resume boasts additional works with Celine Dion (“Because You Loved Me”), Whitney Houston (“I Learned from the Best”), Christina Aguilera (“I Turn to You”), Britney Spears (“When Your Eyes Say It”), Beyonce (“I Was Here”), Rita Ora (“Grateful”) and Jennifer Hudson (“I’ll Fight”).

Meanwhile, Jojo is currently working on her upcoming fourth album, which will be released via Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional songwriting contributions from Lowell, Isabella Kearney Nurse, Jesse Thomas, Sebastian Kole, Lil Eddie, Stacy Barthe, Max Wolfgang, Diana Gordon, J. Que, Natalie Nunn, Caroline Ailin, Iain James, Steph Jones, and Myah Marie.

Stream the audio clip for “Exceptional” below.

 

Sinead Harnett records new music with Iain James, Tre Jean-Marie

2 Oct

Sinead Harnett has recorded new music with Iain James and Tre Jean-Marie.

James previously teamed up with Harnett on her single “She Ain’t Me,” which he co-wrote alongside Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Thomas “Froe” Barnes of UK songwriting and production team TMS.

Meanwhile, Jean-Marie is responsible for co-writing and/or producing Craig David’s “Magic,” Little Mix’s “Told You So,” Joy Crookes’ “Since I Left You,” Mabel’s “High Expectations,” and Jacob Banks’ “One More Time.”

Harnett’s debut album “Lessons in Love” – featuring singles “Pulling Away,” “Leo Bear,” “By Myself,” “Lessons” and “If You Let Me” – is now available Apple Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

She also co-wrote “Breaking Back Together” (alongside Adam Argyle and Michael Angelo) and “Giving You Up” (alongside Iain James and Phil Cook), taken from Louise’s upcoming fourth album, “Heavy Love,” which will arrive on 17 January 2020 Lil Lou Records / Warner Records.

Watch the music video for “She Ain’t Me” below.

 

Eve enlists Jin Jin, Lostboy for new collaboration

20 Aug

Eve has enlisted Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Lostboy for new collaboration.

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Raye’s “Love Me Again,” Craig David’s “When You Know What Love Is,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Alien,” Rita Ora’s “Proud,” Kiesza’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Little Mix’s “Grown,” and Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me.”

Meanwhile, Lostboy is responsible for co-writing/producing Marlon Roudette’s “Ultra Love,” Becky Hill’s “Sunrise in the East,” Gabrielle Aplin’s “Waking Up Slow,” Anne-Marie’s “Used to Love You,” Sarah Close’s “Call Me Out,” Lauren Aquilina’s “Psycho,” and MAAD’s “Wonderland.”

Eve’s current single “Reload” – which was co-written by Taneisha “Jaxxon” Jackson and produced by Will Simms – is now available via Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her upcoming project and follow-up to 2013’s “Lip Lock” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Dallas Austin, Naz Tokio, Michael Angelo, Raye, Arrow Benjamin, Marty James, Iain James, and Mojam – is expected to arrive later this year via On Pawns Inc. / Liberator Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Reload” below.

Louise reveals tracklisting for new album “Heavy Love”

2 Aug

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British singer/songwriter Louise Redknapp, known mononymously as Louise, has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” which will arrive on October 19 via Warner Music Group / Lil Lou Records.

Current single “Lead Me On” – which was co-written by Louise alongside Sam Romans and Chloe Latimer and collectively produced by Jack Patterson, Freedo and Mark Ralph – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Other album contributors include Sinead Harnett, Paddy Dalton, Adam Argyle, Georgia Ku, Iain James, Andrew Jackson, Karen Poole, Sky Adams, Danny Shah, Lauren Aquilina, Tom Aspaul, Josef Page, Kloe, Michael Angelo, Steve Anderson, Jojo, Tom Meredith, LDN Noise, and Chiara Hunter.

See the tracklisting for “Heavy Love” below.

(1) Stretch / (2) Lead Me On / (3) Breaking Back Together / (4) Not The Same / (5) Small Talk / (6) Hurt / (7) Hammer / (8) Just a Minute / (9) Wonder Woman / (10) Hands On The Sink / (11) Straight To My Heart / (12) Wrong

Hamzaa teams up with Stint, Trey Campbell for new collaboration

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Cassandra-Malika Hamza, known mononymously as Hamzaa, has teamed up with Trey Campbell and Stint for a new collaboration.

Campbell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Banks (“Look What You’re Doing To Me”), Ella Mai (“Found”), Adam Lambert (“Two Fux”), Bebe Rexha (“Atmosphere”), Maad (“Black Ice”), Guy Sebastian (“Stay In Bed”), Inna (“Heaven”) and Black Saint (“Don’t Wreck My Holiday”).

Meanwhile, Stint (born Ajay Bhattacharyya) is responsible for producing Sinead Harnett’s “Pulling Away,” Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” Sabrina Claudio’s “Unravel Me,” Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” Jessie Ware’s “Alone,” Nao’s “Don’t Change,” Tei Shi’s “A Kiss Goodbye,” and Janelle Monae’s “Unbreakable.”

Hamzaa’s upcoming project – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from TMS, Emile Haynie, Dayyon Alexander, Laconic, Aston Rudi, Fred Cox, MNEK, Iain James, and Tre Jean-Marie – is expected to arrive later this year via Parlophone Records.

Her current promotional single “London” – which was co-written and produced by Ollie Green – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “London” below.

 

Eve unleashes new promotional single “Reload”

12 Jul

 

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American hip hop recording artist Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper, known mononymoulsy as Eve, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Reload” – featuring Konshens – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Taneisha “Jaxxon” Jackson (Nabiha, Deborah Cox) and produced by Will Simms (Era Istrefi, Zak Abel).

Eve’s upcoming project and follow-up to 2013’s “Lip Lock” – featuring further productions and songwriting contributions from Dallas Austin, Naz Tokio, Michael Angelo, Raye, Arrow Benjamin, Marty James, Iain James, and Mojam – is expected to arrive later this year via On Pawns Inc. / Liberator Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Reload” below.

Louise releases new promotional single “Small Talk”

25 May

 

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Louise Redknapp has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Georgia Ku (Dua Lipa, Rita Ora), Iain James (Emeli Sande, Leona Lewis) and Tom Meredith (Anne-Marie, Guy Sebastian).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Louise’s upcoming studio collection “Heavy Love” – featuring previous single “Stretch” – is scheduled to arrive on October 18th via Warner Music Group / Lil Lou Records.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are Francis “Eg” White, Sky Adams, Jim Duguid, Michael Angelo, Ollie Green, Lostboy, Phil Cook, Jez Ashurst, LDN Noise, Bradford Ellis, Jonny Hockings, and Clean Bandit.

On the songwriting front, Louise has worked with Adam Argyle, Karen Poole, Raye, Jacob Attwooll, Negin Djafari, Maiday, Danny Shah, Rachel Furner, Jaxxon, Andrew Jackson, Carla Monroe, Jojo, Bryn Christopher, Sinead Harnett, Katy B, Nick Tsang, Grace Tither, Dyo, and Sam Klempner.

Stream the audio clip for “Small Talk” below.