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Ellie Goulding confirms new album “Delirium”

17 Sep

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Ellie Goulding has confirmed the details for her new album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her third studio collection “Delirium” and will release it on November 6 through Polydor (UK) and Interscope (US).

Lead single “On My Mind” – out now via iTunes – was written by Goulding along with Savan Kotecha (Prince Royce, The Weeknd), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly) and Max Martin (Tinashe, Kelly Clarkson).

The follow-up to 2013’s “Halcyon Days” boasts further songwriting contributions from Mozella (Charlie Puth), Nicole Morier (Sky Ferreira), Laleh (Demi Lovato), Tove Lo (Hilary Duff) and Wrabel (Katharine McPhee).

Album producers include Greg Kurstin (Sia), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Noel Zancanella (Olly Murs), Carl Falk (Nicki Minaj), Klas Ahlund (Robyn), Jim Eliot (Emeli Sande) and Guy Lawrence (Eliza Doolittle).

Peep the tracklisting for “Delirium” below.

(01) Delirium / (02) Aftertaste / (03) Something in the Way You Move / (04) Keep on Dancin’ / (05) On My Mind / (06) Around U / (07) Codes / (08) Holding On for Life / (09) Love Me Like You Do / (10) Don’t Need Nobody / (11) Don’t Panic / (12) We Can’t Move to This / (13) Army / (14) Lost and Found / (15) Devotion / (16) Scream it Out / (17) The Greatest / (18) I Do What I Love / (19) Paradise / (20) Winner / (21) Heal / (22) Outside (Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding)

Ariana Grande schedules release date for new single “Focus”

16 Sep

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Ariana Grande has scheduled the release date for her new single.

“Focus” – originally entitled “Focus on Me” – is slated to hit stores and digital outlets on October 30 through Republic Records.

The track was written by Grande along with regular collaborators Savan Kotecha (Nick Jonas, Justin Bieber), Peter Svensson (Carly Rae Jepsen, The Weeknd) and Ilya “KnocDown” Salmanzadeh (Demi Lovato, Tori Kelly).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the “Problem” star’s third studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything” will be available later this year.

The keenly-awaited LP reportedly includes further alliances with Tommy Brown (Chris Brown, Jhene Aiko), Victoria Monet (Fifth Harmony, Jordin Sparks), Jim Jonsin (Usher, Kelly Rowland) and Jenna Andrews (Tamia, Elle Varner).

Watch the music video for “Love Me Harder” below.

Prince Royce shares new track “Double Vision”

24 Jul

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Prince Royce has shared a new song online.

The singer/songwriter – real name Geoffrey Rojas – posted the audio clip for “Double Vision” to his Vevo channel on Friday (July 23, 2015).

“Double Vision” was co-written by Jason Evigan (David Guetta, Kelly Clarkson), Ammar Malik (Maroon 5, Nick Jonas), Ross Golan (Colbie Caillat, Jason Derulo) and Jacob Kasher (Tinashe, Carly Rae Jepsen).

Royce’s debut album “Double Vision” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Stuck on a Feeling,” “Extraordinary” and “Back it Up” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Latin and RCA Records.

Other CD contributors include Steve Mostyn (Brandy, Alicia Keys), Toby Gad (Selena Gomez, Hilary Duff), Rob Knox (Ciara, Justin Timberlake), Taylor Parks (Mariah Carey, Fifth Harmony) and RedOne (Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez).

Listen to the audio clip for “Double Vision” below.

Prince Royce debuts new song “Handcuffs”

12 Jul

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Prince Royce has debuted a new song online.

The singer/songwriter – real name Geoffrey Royce Rojas – posted the audio clip for “Handcuffs” to his Vevo channel on Friday (July 10, 2015).

“Handcuffs” is slotted for inclusion on Royce’s upcoming debut English album “Double Vision” along with previous singles “Back it Up (featuring Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull) and “Stuck on a Feeling” (featuring Snoop Dogg).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the highly-anticipated collection will hit stores and digital outlets on July 24 through RCA Records.

Among the musicians backing Royce on “Double Vision” are Jason Evigan (Madonna, David Guetta), Steve Mostyn (Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson), RoccStar (Zendaya, CeeLo Green) and Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ellie Goulding, Taylor Swift).

Listen to the audio clip for “Handcuffs” below.

Prince Royce unveils music video for new single “Extraordinary”

6 Jul

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Prince Royce has unveiled the music video for his new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Extraordinary” to his Vevo channel on Monday (July 06, 2015).

Production duties on “Extraordinary” were handled by Rune Westberg, whose other credits include Colbie Caillat (“Floodgates”), Jessica Sanchez (“Crazy Glue”) and Kristinia DeBarge (“Died in Your Eyes”).

Royce’s debut English album “Double Vision” – featuring previous singles “Stuck on a Feeling” (featuring Snoop Dogg) and “Back it Up” (featuring Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull) – will hit stores on July 24 through RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated CD boasts additional alliances Jason Evigan (Madonna, Kelly Clarkson), Steve Mostyn (Jason Derulo, Alicia Keys), RoccStar (Zendaya, Chris Brown) and Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly).

Watch the music video for “Extraordinary” below.

Prince Royce unveils new album “Double Vision” tracklist

30 Jun

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Prince Royce has unwrapped the official tracklist for his upcoming album.

“Double Vision” – featuring singles “Stuck on a Feeling” (featuring Snoop Dogg) and “Back it Up” (featuring Jennifer Lopez & Pitbull) – is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on July 24 through Sony Music Latin and RCA Records.

Album producers include Steve Mostyn (Usher, Alicia Keys), Rob Knox (Ciara, Justin Timberlake), Jason Evigan (Miguel, Demi Lovato), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift) and RoccStar (Beyonce, CeeLo Green).

On the songwriting front, Royce has teamed with Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly, Britney Spears), Lil’ Eddie (Jessie J, Kylie Minogue), Taylor Parks (Mariah Carey, Keyshia Cole) and Ross Golan (Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor).

Peep the tracklist for “Double Vision” below.

(01) Stuck on a Feeling / (02) Handcuffs / (03) Back it Up / (04) Lucky One / (05) Double Vision / (06) Lie to Me / (07) Dangerous / (08) Extraordinary / (09) Seal It With a Kiss / (10) There for You / (11) Paris on a Sunny Day / (12) Chemical / (13) Lay You Down / (14) With You / (15) Getaway / (16) End of My World

Tori Kelly premieres music video for new single “Should’ve Been Us”

22 Jun

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Tori Kelly has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Should’ve Been Us” to her Vevo channel on Monday (June 22, 2015).

“Should’ve Been Us” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Tori Kelly along with Laleh Pourkarim, Ludvig Söderberg, Jakob Jerlström, Oscar Holter, Alexander Kronlund, and James Alan.

The track follows previous single “Nobody Love,” which peaked to number sixteen on the US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Chart.

Kelly’s debut album “Unbreakable Smile” will hit stores and digital outlets on June 23 through Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project is executive-produced by Scooter Braun, whose also overseeing the next releases by Carly Rae Jepsen [Interscope Records], Ariana Grande [Republic Records] and Madison Beer [Island Records].

“Unbreakable Smile” boasts further collaborations with Max Martin (Britney Spears, Katy Perry), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Leona Lewis), Ed Sheeran (Jessie Ware, Hilary Duff) and Ilya Salmanzadeh (Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding).

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Us” below.

Tori Kelly unveils acoustic rendition of new song “Bottled Up”

21 Jun

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Tori Kelly has unveiled a new performance video online.

The singer/songwriter posted an exclusive acoustic rendition of “Bottled Up” to her Vevo channel on Saturday (June 20, 2015).

Kelly wrote “Bottled Up” along with Jenna Andrews, whose other credits include Tamia’s “You Give Me Something” [Def Jam], Marsha Ambrosius’ “Run” [RCA] and Jessie J’s “Personal” [Lava / Republic].

Production duties were handled by Chuck Harmony, who is also responsible for Jazmine Sullivan’s “Forever Don’t Last” [RCA], Ne-Yo’s “One in a Million” [Def Jam] and Chrisette Michele’s “Better” [Motown].

Kelly’s debut album “Unbreakable Smile” – featuring singles “Nobody Love” and “Should’ve Been Us” – will hit stores on June 23 via Capitol Records.

The keenly-awaited CD features additional alliances with Max Martin (Usher, Taylor Swift), Ed Sheeran (Rixton, One Direction), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ella Eyre, Adam Lambert) and Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Britney Spears).

Watch the acoustic rendition of “Bottled Up” below.

Tori Kelly unveils acoustic performance for new song “Personal”

20 Jun

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Tori Kelly has unveiled a new performance video online.

The singer/songwriter posted an exclusive acoustic performance of “Personal” to her Vevo channel on Friday (June 19, 2015).

“Personal” appears as a bonus track on the Target edition of Kelly’s debut album, “Unbreakable Smile,” out on June 23 through Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated collection – featuring hit single “Nobody Love” – is executive produced by Scooter Braun, whose also overseeing the careers of Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Madison Beer.

Album songwriters include Claude Kelly (Leona Lewis, Toni Braxton), Jenna Andrews (Pixie Lott, Elle Varner), Savan Kotecha (Jennifer Lopez, Fifth Harmony) and Ed Sheeran (Rita Ora, Jessie Ware).

On the production front, Kelly has teamed with James “Malay” Ho (Frank Ocean, John Legend), Toby Gad (Beyonce, Alicia Keys), Oren Yoel (Miley Cyrus, Eliza Doolittle) and Chuck Harmony (Tamia, Jennifer Hudson).

Watch the acoustic performance for “Personal” below.

Hilary Duff unveils live performance for new song “Tattoo”

19 Jun

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Hilary Duff has unveiled a new performance video online.

The singer/songwriter posted an exclusive live performance of “Tattoo” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (June 18, 2015).

“Tattoo” was co-written by Ed Sheeran, whose other credits include Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me” [Island Records], Rixton’s “Hotel Ceiling” [Interscope Records] and Tori Kelly’s “I Was Made for Loving You” [Capitol Records].

Production duties were handled by Jake Gosling, who is also responsible for One Direction’s “Little Things” [Syco Music], Paloma Faith’s “Picking Up the Pieces” [RCA Records] and James Bay’s “Incomplete” [Republic Records].

Duff’s latest album “Breathe In. Breathe Out.” – featuring hit single “Sparks” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with RCA Records.

The collection features further collaborations Ilya Salmanzadeh (Jessie J, Ariana Grande), Rick Nowels (Madonna, Lana Del Rey), Matthew Koma (Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson) and Ian Kirkpatrick (Jason Derulo, Avery Wilson).

Watch the exclusive live performance for “Tattoo” below.