Tag Archives: Interscope Records

Daya reveals new song title from upcoming sophomore album

22 Jan

American singer/songwriter Grace Martin Tandon, known mononymously as Daya, has revealed a new song title from her upcoming sophomore studio collection untitled “Allowed.”

The track was written by Daya alongside Michael Pollack (Kelly Clarkson, Alex Aiono), Ari “Lauv” Leff (Demi Lovato, Charli XCX) and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike (Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson).

Daya’s current promotional single “New” – which was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin and James Newman alongside the song’s producers Sir Nolan and Stargate – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her yet-to-be-titled second album and follow-up to 2016’s “Sit Still, Look Pretty” – featuring further contributions from Sean Douglas, Jesse Saint John, Sasha Sloan, Chloe Angelides, Simon Wilcox, Deputy, Toby Gad, and Lukas “Lulou” Loules – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

Stream the audio clip for “New” below.

MNEK teases new collaboration with Years & Years

21 Jan

British singer, songwriter, and record producer MNEK has teased a new collaboration with electronic music group Years & Years.

“We got high and talked bwois @ollyyears,” MNEK posted to his Instagram profile on Sunday (January 21, 2018).

MNEK’s recent songwriting/production credits include Anne-Marie’s “Heavy,” Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF,” Jax Jones’ “Breathe,” Demi Lovato’s “Instruction,” Sub Focus’ “Don’t You Feel It,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Zara Larsson’s “What They Say,” Becky Hill’s “Unpredictable,” and Little Mix’s “Touch.”

Meanwhile, Years & Years are expected to release their upcoming sophomore album later this year via Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “Communion” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Grades, Noonie Bao, Dallas K, Alex Hope, Lostboy, Sarah Hudson, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Fans of MNEK’s works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on on the next projects by Dua Lipa, Tinashe, Zara Larsson, Lennon Stella, Tameka Foster, Melissa Steel, Christina Aguilera, Ella Henderson, Kamille, Leah McFall, Rozes, Mabel McVey, KStewart, Akon, Bebe Rexha, Chromeo, Mullally, Kara Marni, Mo Adeniran, Ray BLK, Cassie, Antigoni Buxton, and Molly Rainford.

Stream the audio clip for “Paradise” below.

Madonna reunites with Billboard for new collaboration

20 Jan

American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman Madonna Louise Ciccone, known mononymously as Madonna, has reunited with Billboard for a new collaboration.

The Canadian hitmaker previously co-produced “Ghosttown” for Madonna alongside Jason Evigan. Co-written with Sean Douglas and Evan “Kidd” Bogart, the track topped the US Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart.

Born Mathieu Jomphe, Billboard songwriting/production resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“Thinking Bout You”), Erik Hassle (“TKO”), Zara Larsson (“Rooftop”), Elliphant (“You’re Gone”), Shakira (“La La La”), Ferras (“Speak in Tongues”), Britney Spears (“Hold it Against Me”), Kesha (“Cannibal”), Ellie Goulding (“In My City”) and Mika (“Popular Song”).

Meanwhile, Madonna is expected to release her upcoming fourteenth album – featuring further contributions from Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard – later this year via Boy Toy / Live Nation / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2015’s “Rebel Heart,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Living for Love,” “Ghosttown” and “Bitch I’m Madonna.”

Stream the audio clip for “Ghosttown” below.

Madonna enlists Starrah for new collaboration

19 Jan

Madonna has enlisted fellow recording artist Starrah for a new collaboration.

Born Brittany Talia Hazzard, the American singer/songwriter recently co-wrote “No Drama” for Tinashe alongside Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen of Norwegian songwriting/production duo Stargate.

Starrah’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Camila Cabello (“Havana”), Rihanna (“Needed Me”), Era Istrefi (“No I Love Yous”), Nicki Minaj (“No Frauds”), Katy Perry (“Swish Swish”), Halsey (“Now or Never”), Maroon 5 (“What Lovers Do”), Drake (“Fake Love”) and Calvin Harris (“Feels”).

Meanwhile, Madonna is expected to release her upcoming fourteenth album later this year via Boy Toy / Live Nation / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2015’s “Rebel Heart,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Living for Love,” “Ghosttown” and “Bitch I’m Madonna.”

Stream the audio clip for “Inside Out” below.

Alex Aiono liberates new promotional single “Thinking About You”

13 Jan

Singer/songwriter Alex Aiono has liberated his new promotional single online.

“Thinking About You” – which was written by Aiono alongside Rosina “Soaky Siren” Russell, Tinashe “T-Collar” Sibanda, Philip “Pip” Kembo, and Johnny Yukon – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Aiono’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “One at a Time” and “Does it Feel Like Falling” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with The Rascals, Dewain Whitmore, Michael Pollack, Jin Jin, TobiShyBoy, Lisa Scinta, Maestro the Baker, ADP, Jesse Saint John, Eskeerdo, John Ryan, Madison Love, Levi Lennox, Alex Stacey, Trey Campbell, and Jason Evigan.

Stream the audio clip for “Thinking About You” below.

AlunaGeorge enlists Rodney Jerkins for new collaboration

9 Jan

British electronic music duo AlunaGeorge, composed of Aluna Francis and George Reid, have enlisted Rodney Jerkins for a new collaboration.

Jerkins recently produced and co-wrote “Woman of My Word” for American recording artist K. Michelle alongside Carmen Reece, Justin “King Midas” Lay, and David “Davy” Nathan. The track appears on K. Michelle’s latest album, “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know,” out now via Atlantic Records.

Some of Jerkins’ other notable credits include Mariah Carey’s “You’re Mine (Eternal),” Tamar Braxton’s “Blind,” Alicia Keys’ “Listen to Your Heart,” Britney Spears’ “He About to Lose Me,” Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Ciara’s “Ready My Lips,” Leona Lewis’ “Shake You Up,” and Maroon 5’s “My Heart is Open.”

Meanwhile, AlunaGeorge are expected to release their upcoming third album – featuring current singles “Last Kiss” and “Turn Up the Love” – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Their previous studio collection, 2016’s “I Remember,” peaked to number six on the US Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart and spawned singles “I’m in Control,” “I Remember,” “Mean What I Mean” and “Mediator.”

Watch the music video for “I’m in Control” below.

Ellie Goulding drafts Jamie Hartman, The 23rd for new collaboration

19 Dec

British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding has drafted Jamie Hartman and The 23rd for a new collaboration.

Composed of brothers George and Henry Flint, The 23rd are known for co-writing and producing Grace Carter’s “Silence” [Polydor Records] and Sigrid’s “Plot Twist” [Island Records].

Meanwhile, Hartman’s songwriting and production resume boasts works with Jennifer Hudson (“Burden Me”), Rag’n’Bone Man (“Human”), JP Cooper (“Passport Home”), Kacy Hill (“Lion”) and Birdy (“Shadow”).

Goulding, on the other hand, is expected to release her fourth studio collection early next year via Polydor Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from TMS (Maroon 5), Raye (Little Mix), BloodPop (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li), Andrew Jackson (Skylar Grey), Nate Campany (Carly Rae Jepsen), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani) and Noel Zancanella (Tori Kelly).

Stream the audio clip for “O Holy Night” below.