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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.

Clean Bandit teases new collaboration with Jess Glynne, Jimmy Napes

20 Mar

Clean Bandit have reunited in the studio with Jess Glynne and Jimmy Napes.

“MC Emotional Banger and DJ Vibrancy jamming @jessglynne @jimmynapes,” the British electronic music group – composed of Grace Chatto and siblings Jack and Luke Patterson – posted to their Instagram profile.

Clean Bandit previously teamed with Glynne and Napes on international hit single “Rather Be,” which topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked to number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Glynne also provided guest vocals on Clean Bandit’s “Real Love,” which peaked to number two on the UK Singles Chart, and Napes co-wrote “Extraordinary,” which delivered guest vocals from UK singer-songwriter Sharna Bass.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the upcoming sophomore album by Clean Bandit – featuring singles “Tears,” “Rockabye” and “Symphony” – will arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “New Eyes” boasts contributions from Sam Romans (Craig David), Mark Ralph (AlunaGeorge), Ina Wroldsen (Janelle Monae), Ammar Malik (Selena Gomez) and Steve Mac (Demi Lovato).

Other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Toby Gad (Beyonce), Natasha Bedingfield (Tori Kelly), Labrinth (Noah Cyrus), Priscilla Renae (Rihanna), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Eyelar (Diztortion), Jesse Shatkin (Kelly Clarkson), MNDR (Charli XCX) and Joel Compass (Tinashe).

Watch the music video for “Symphony” below.

Sigma hits the studio with Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Jean Baptiste Kouame

15 Mar

British drum and bass duo Sigma – composed of Joseph “Joe” Lenzie and Cameron “Cam” Edwards – have recorded new music with Eyelar Mirzazadeh and Jean Baptiste Kouame for their upcoming sophomore album.

Mirzazadeh previously featured on the track “Stay,” taken from Sigma’s debut album, 2015’s “Life.” She is also known for co-writing Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There,” Yellow Claw’s “Catch Me,” R3hab’s “Get Up,” Taya’s “Got Me Wondering,” and Redlight’s “Here with Me.”

Meanwhile, Kouame’s songwriting resume boasts works with Little Mix (“F.U.”), Kelis (“Scream”), AlunaGeorge (“Full Swing”), Rihanna (“Woo”), Nikki Minaj (“The Boys”), Madonna (“I’m a Sinner”), Rudimental (“Foreign World”), Leah McFall (“Home”), DJ Mustard (“Whole Lotta Lovin’”), Bonnie McKee (“Broken Record”), Laura Izibor (“Carousel”) and Sevyn Streeter (“It Won’t Stop”).

Sigma’s second studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Independent UK dance record label, 3BEAT Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Sam Romans, Jamie Hartman, Cass Lowe, Paddy Byrne, Ollie Green, Shola Ama, Ed Drewett, Bryn Christopher, Chelcee Grimes, Jimmy Napes, Arrow Benjamin, Ina Wroldsen, Jamie Scott, Talay Riley, Chiara Hunter, Ed Thomas, Josh Record, Dantae Johnson, Max McElligott, and Jonny Harris.

Sigma’s debut album, 2015’s “Life,” peaked to number two on the UK Dance Albums Chart and spawned guest apperances from Jetta John-Hartley (“Slow Down”), Rita Ora (“Coming Home”), Labrinth (“Higher”), Ella Henderson (“Glitterball”) and Paloma Faith (“Changing”).

Watch the music video for “Find Me” below.

Louisa Johnson liberates new single “Best Behaviour”

10 Mar

Louisa Johnson has liberated her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Johnson alongside Shungudzo Kuyimba (Little Mix, Ella Henderson) and Daniel “Danny” Parker (Shawn Mendes, James Blunt).

Production duties on “Best Behaviour” were handled by Thomas “Froe” Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Peter “Merf” Kelleher of TMS, who reportedly worked on the next projects by Craig David, Taya, Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Madcon, Fleur East, Mollie King, Aloe Blacc, The Vamps, Imani Williams, Era Istrefi, Dua Lipa, Liv Dawson, RAYE, Paloma Faith, Hey Violet, and Bebe Rexha.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s debut studio collection – featuring previous promotional single “So Good” – will arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Toby Gad (Daya), BURNS (Hailee Steinfeld), Tre Jean-Marie (Christina Aguilera), Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne), Joe Janiak (Snakehips), Arnthor Birgisson (Leona Lewis), Dallas Austin (Macy Gray) and Jason Evigan (Ella Eyre).

On the songwriting front, Johnson has teamed up with MoZella (Pia Mia), Ali Tamposi (Rita Ora), Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Sam Romans (John Legend), Ina Wroldsen (Anne-Marie), Emma Rohan (Freemasons), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Wayne Hector (Jess Glynne) and Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett).

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

Anne-Marie unveils music video for new single “Ciao Adios”

9 Mar

Anne-Marie has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The British singer-songwriter posted the visual clip for “Ciao Adios” to her YouTube channel on Thursday (March 09, 2017).

The track was co-written by Anne-Marie alongside Jennifer Decilveo, whose other credits include Rebecca Ferguson’s “Without a Woman,” Wynter Gordon’s “Bleeding Out,” Rixton’s “Wait on Me,” Melanie Martinez’s “Play Date,” Andra Day’s “Rise,” Ryn Weaver’s “Free,” and Theory of a Deadman’s “Angel.”

Production duties on “Ciao Adios” were collectively handled by Mason “MdL” Levy (Justin Bieber, Samantha Jade, Mike Posner) and Tom Meredith (Andy Grammar, Brandyn Burnette, Astrid S).

Anne-Marie’s first studio collection, on the other hand, will arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from RAYE, Ed Sheeran, Amy Wadge, JHart, Stacy Barthe, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Chelcee Grimes, Luke James, Natasha Bedingfield, Jin Jin, Wayne Hector, Ina Wroldsen, Thomas Jules, and Laura Dockrill.

On the production front, Anne-Marie has worked with Chris Loco, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Jim Eliot, Cass Lowe, Jamie Scott, Felix Joseph, Jonas Jeberg, Steve Mac, Bradford Ellis, Two Inch Punch, Jonny Lattimer, and Fred Cox.

Watch the music video for “Ciao Adios” below.

Zara Larsson unwraps tracklist for new album “So Good”

3 Mar

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Zara Larsson has unwrapped the tracklist for her upcoming album, “So Good,” which will arrive on March 17 via TEN Music Group and Epic Records.

The title track – now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Charlie Puth alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Ariana Grande, Jake Miller), LunchMoney Lewis (Meghan Trainor, Ricky Reed) and DannyBoyStyles (Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj).

Other album songwriters include Livvi Franc (Rihanna), JHart (Keith Urban), Eskeerdo (Fifth Harmony), Julia Michaels (Tinashe), Ed Sheeran (Taylor Swift), Ana Diaz (Britney Spears), Johnny McDaid (Harry Styles), Ina Wroldsen (Jess Glynne) and Ammar Malik (Selena Gomez).

On the production front, Larsson has also teamed up with Mike Spencer (Gabrielle Aplin), Steve Mac (Ella Henderson), Fred Ball (Jessie Ware), MAG (Colbie Caillat), Jason Gill (Tove Lo), M-Phazes (Keyshia Cole), DJ Freedo (Little Mix), MNEK (Craig David) and The Monsters & The Strangerz (Bebe Rexha).

See the tracklisting for “So Good” below.

(1) What They Say / (2) Lush Life / (3) I Would Like / (4) So Good / (5) Too Good for Me / (6) Only You / (7) Never Forget You / (8) Sundown / (9) Don’t Let Me Be Yours / (10) Make That Money / (11) Ain’t My Fault / (12) One Mississippi / (13) Funeral / (14) I Can’t Fall In Love Without You / (15) Symphony

Astrid S announces new single details

1 Mar

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Astrid S has announced the details for her new single.

The Norwegian singer/songwriter – real name Astrid Smeplass – christened “Breathe” as the lead promotional single from her upcoming debut album and will release it on March 10 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Anastasia Whiteacre (Rachel Platten, Hailee Steinfeld), Rickard Goransson (Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato) and Oscar Holter (Sabina Ddumba, Ellie Goulding).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Astrid S’ first studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Jin Jin, Negin Djafari, Fiona Bevan, Noonie Bao, Ina Wroldsen, Max McElligott, Sasha Sloan, Justin Tranter, and Taylor Parks.

Album producers include Alex Hope, Thomas Troelsen, Cass Lowe, Fred Ball, Digital Farm Animals, Jamie Hartman, Axident, Two Inch Punch, GRADES, Starsmith, Joel Little, MNEK, Benny Cassette, and Captain Cuts.

Watch the music video for “Hurts So Good” below.