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Ina Wroldsen reunites with Steve Mac for new collaboration

10 Aug

Norwegian singer/songwriter Ina Wroldsen has reunited with British record producer Steve Mac for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on tracks performed by Anne-Marie (“Alarm”), Sofia Carson (“Love is the Name”), Alexandra Burke (“Before the Rain”), Shakira (“Empire”), Little Mix (“We Are Who We Are”), Jasmine Thompson (“Adore”), Demi Lovato (“Lionheart”) and Zara Larsson (“Symphony”).

Mac’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Johnny McDaid, Chelcee Grimes, Ed Drewett, Priscilla Renea, Wayne Hector, Julia Michaels, Ammar Malik, Camille Purcell, Ross Golan, Karen Poole, Claude Kelly, Emeli Sande, Ilsey Juber, James Newman, and Lindy Robbins.

Meanwhile, Wroldsen is expected to release her first studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts contributions from Mac & Phil (Ella Henderson, James Morrison), Diztortion (Taya, Craig David), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis, Enrique Iglesias), Chris Loco (Louisa Johnson, Maverick Sabre) and Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne, Grace Carter).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Steve Mac’s works!

Louisa Johnson teams up with RAYE for new collaboration?

7 Aug

British singer/songwriter Louisa Johnson has reportedly teamed up with fellow recording artist RAYE for a new collaboration.

Born Rachel Agatha Keen; RAYE’s songwriting resume boasts works for DEV (“Come at Me”), Tara Carosielli (“Money”), Charli XCX (“After the Afterparty”), Era Istrefi (“Home with You”), Blonde (“All Cried Out”), M.O (“Not in Love”), 5 After Midnight (“Up in Here”), SG Lewis (“Yours”), Matoma (“The Wave”), Snakehips (“Don’t Leave”) and Jax Jones (“U Don’t Know Me”).

In addition to prepping her upcoming project under Universal Music Group / Polydor Records, the “Hotbox” star has contributed to the next releases by Rihanna, Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Mabel McVey, Rudimental, Anne-Marie, Naughty Boy, Ellie Goulding, and Ray BLK.

Meanwhile, Johnson’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Bad Behaviour” and “So Good” – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Kamille (Olly Murs), Ina Wroldsen (Leona Lewis), Ali Tamposi (Troye Sivan), Chloe Angelides (Demi Lovato), Priscilla Renea (Chris Brown), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Ruth-Anne Cunningham (Stanaj), Caroline Ailin (Ella Henderson) and Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Charlie Puth).

Stream the audio clip for “Sober” below.

Ina Wroldsen teams with Mac & Phil for new collaboration

24 Jul

Ina Wroldsen has teamed up with Mac & Phil for new collaboration. However, it is yet to be known whether the session was intended for another artist or Wroldsen’s upcoming debut project.

Composed of Matthew Holmes and Philip Leigh, the British songwriting and production duo are responsible for Emily Warren’s “Something To Hold On To,” The Chainsmokers’ “Bloodstream,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plested’s “Habits,” Carys Selvey’s “Shallow,” and Lost Kings’ “Phone Down.”

Meanwhile, Wroldsen is expected to release her first studio collection later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

For the still-untitled project, the “How Deep is Your Love” star has reportedly teamed up with fellow musicians including Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE, Louisa Johnson), Kygo (Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding), Talay Riley (Usher, Nick Jonas) and Diztortion (Kelly Clarkson, David Guetta).

Fans of Mac & Phil’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by Etham, Fleur East, Kara Marni, Taya, Jacob Banks, Dakota, Ella Henderson, Phoebe Ryan, Mullally, Becky Hill, Grace Ackerman, Mali-Koa, James Morrison, Ava Lily, Mollie King, Tamera Foster, Alice Chater, Grace Carter, Mahalia, Liza Owen, and Molly Kate Kestner.

Stream the audio clip for “Lay it On Me” below.

Billy Raffoul drops new promotional single “Dark Four Door”

14 Jul

Canadian singer/songwriter Billy Raffoul has dropped his new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ross Golan, whose other credits include Jasmine Thompson’s “Old Friends,” Charlie Puth’s “Then There’s You,” Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman,” Nelly’s “Sounds Good to Me,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” and Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love.”

Production duties on “Dark Four Door” were handled by Mike Crossey, whose resume boasts further works with Take That (“River”), Kaleo (“Way Down We Go”), The 1975 (“Love Me”), Wolf Alice (“Giant Peach”), Twenty One Pilots (“The Judge”), Imelda May (“Tribal”) and Amber Run (“Spark”).

Raffoul’s upcoming debut project – featuring the Simon Wilcox-assisted / Sir Nolan-produced “Driver” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jake Gosling, Ina Wroldsen, Chris Leonard, Julia Michaels, Paul O’Duffy, Hayley Warner, Matthew Friedman, Natalie Hemby, Wayne Hector, Ilsey Juber, Matt Morris, Audra Mae, Wrabel, Justin Tranter, and MoZella.

Watch Raffoul perform “Dark Four Door” below.

Ina Wroldsen signs record deal with Syco Music

21 Jun

Ina Wroldsen has signed a new record deal with Syco Music.

The Norwegian singer/songwriter previously wrote songs for current and former Syco recording artists including Leona Lewis (“My Hands”), Alexandra Burke (“Before the Rain”), Little Mix (“We Are Who We Are”), One Direction (“I Should Have Kissed You”), Rebecca Ferguson (“My Best”), James Arthur (“Recovery”), Fleur East (“Like That”) and Louisa Johnson (“Almost”).

She has also provided guest vocals on Calvin Harris & the Disciples’ “How Deep is Your Love” [Columbia], Chris Loco’s “Human” [OddChild] Sigma’s “Feel Like Home” [3Beat] and Martin Solveig’s “Places” [Virgin EMI].

Among the producers Wroldsen has worked with so far include Arnthor Birgisson, Christopher Braide, Steve Mac, Rodney Jerkins, Two Inch Punch, Fraser T. Smith, Jez Ashurst, Steve Robson, Tiago Carvalho, Lucas Secon, Jonas Jeberg, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Shellback, and TMS.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Wroldsen’s work!

Louisa Johnson registers new song title with ASCAP

14 Jun

Louisa Johnson has registered a new song title with ASCAP – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

“Feeling It” was written by Alexandra “Ali” Tamposi (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), Chloe Angelides (Lily Allen, Jason Derulo) and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora).

The track is slotted for inclusion on Johnson’s upcoming debut album under Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Current promotional single “Best Behaviour” – which was written by Shungudzo “Alexandra Govere” Kuyimba and Daniel “Danny” Parker alongside the song’s producers Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her first studio collection, Johnson has also worked with producers Tobias “Toby” Gad (Madonna), Matthew “BURNS” Burns (Kacy Hill), Dallas Austin (Ciara), Tre Jean-Marie (Mabel McVey), Arnthor Birgisson (RAYE), Joseph “Joe” Janiak (Britney Spears) and Nicholas “Digital Farm Animals” Gale (Little Mix).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Diane Warren (Andra Day), Caroline Ailin (Dua Lipa), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Ina Wroldsen (Leona Lewis), Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Tinashe), Priscilla Renea (Kelly Clarkson), Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Charlie Pith) and Samuel “Sam” Romans (Jonas Blue).

Listen to the audio clip for “Best Behaviour” below.

Tayla Parx teases new collaboration with Janelle Monae

17 May

Tayla Parx has teased a new collaboration with Janelle Monae.

“I was finishing up Janelle Monae album in ATL and Big Boi walks in like ..you tryna do a freestyle like that on my record? Love the south,” the American singer/songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (May 16, 2017).

Parx (real name Taylor Parks) is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down,” Meghan Trainor’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$,” Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Her extensive resume delivers additional works with producers KAYTRANADA, Eric Hudson, Illangelo, Tommy Brown, Dem Jointz, Noel Zancanella, T-Collar, Ian Kirkpatrick, Electric, Ricky Reed, TMS, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, The Stereotypes, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Antonio Dixon, The Rascals, Mitch Allan, Nick Monson, and Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides.

Meanwhile, Monae is expected to release her fourth studio collection, which serves as the follow-up 2013’s “The Electric Lady,” later this year Wondaland Records in partnership with Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further collaborations Jonny Lattimer (Kwabs, Ellie Goulding), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Rag’n’Bone Man), Adriano Buffone (Avicii, JP Cooper), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (RAYE, Clean Bandit) and Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey, Jamie Lidell).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, and Cameron Dallas.

Stream “The Electric Lady” below.