Tag Archives: Island Records

Ray BLK teams with Naughty Boy, Wyclef Jean for new single “All or Nothing”

18 Apr

British singer/songwriter Ray BLK has teamed up with record producer Naughty Boy for his new single “All or Nothing,” which is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Wyclef Jean-assisted track was co-written Swedish recording artist Seinabo Sey alongside Philip Plested, Kane “KIN” Parfitt and Wesley Muoria-Chavez.

As mentioned in earlier posts, BLK has signed a new deal with Universal Music imprint Island Records UK and will release her next project later this year.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Durt” reportedly boasts further contributions from Fred Ball, Priscilla Renea, Ben Abraham, Dyo, Nile Rodgers, Kamille, Moon Willis, Harloe, Aston Rudi, Kelly Kiara, Cass Lowe, Jin Jin, Rymez, Lil Eddie, Courage, Mr. Hudson, MNEK, Paul Epworth, Chris Loco, and The 23rd.

Stream the audio clip for “All or Nothing” below.

Mali-Koa signs new deal with Island Records UK

30 Mar

Singer/songwriter Mali-Koa has inked a new deal with Island Records UK.

The Universal Music Group imprint also houses artists include John Newman, Marlon Roudette, Ray BLK, Ariana Grande, Sigrid, Drake, Antigoni Buxton, Hailee Steinfeld, Jessie Ware, AlunaGeorge, and Cosima.

Mali-Koa’s current single “Honest” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Plested and produced by Joe Garrett – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

She has also worked with songwriters and producers including Scott Effman, Nat Dunn, Pip Kembo, Lauren Aquilina, Knightstarr, Dominique Vellutato, T-Collar, Hannah Wilson, Maestro Tha Baker, Nina Nesbitt, and Grades.

Stream the audio clip for “Honest” below.

Shawn Mendes delivers new promotional single “Lost in Japan”

23 Mar

Canadian singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has released a new single online.

“Lost in Japan” – which was co-written by Scott Harris and produced by Teddy Geiger, Nate Mercereau and Louis Bell – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mendes’ upcoming third studio collection – featuring previous promotional single “In My Blood” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Illuminate” reportedly boasts additional alliances with Benny Blanco (FKA twigs, Kacy Hill), Frank Dukes (Kanye West, Frank Ocean), Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan, Harry Styles), Ryan Tedder (Leona Lewis, Charlie Puth) and Zach Skelton (Camila Cabello, X Ambassadors).

Stream the audio clip for “Lost in Japan” below.

Shawn Mendes releases new promotional single “In My Blood”

22 Mar

Canadian singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has released his new single online.

“In My Blood” – which was written by Mendes alongside Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris and Geoffrey Warburton – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Mendes’ upcoming third album – featuring additional songwriting contributions from Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton and Julian Bunetta – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2016’s “Illuminate,” which topped the US Billboard 200 albums chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Love You Better,” “Mercy” and “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back.”

Stream the audio clip for “In My Blood” below.

John Newman delivers new promotional single “Fire in Me”

12 Mar

British singer/songwriter John Newman has delivered his new single online.

“Fire in Me” – which was co-written by James Newman, David “Dave the Doctor” Mørup, and Philip Plested – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Newman is scheduled to release his third album and follow-up to 2015’s “Revolve” later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from The Electric, Fred Ball, Evan Bogart, Jonathan Rotem, Andrew Jackson, Johnny McDaid, Foy Vance, Jamie Hartman, Max McElligott, Johnny Ghost, Digital Farm Animals, Guy Chambers, Jonny Coffer, and Goldfingers.

As a songwriter, Newman recently co-write “‘Til I’m Done” for Paloma Faith alongside regular collaborators Wayne Hector and TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes).

Watch the music video for “Fire in Me” below.

Olivia O’Brien unveils music video for new promotional single “No Love”

7 Feb

Olivia O’Brien has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “No Love” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Tuesday (February 06, 2018).

Produced by Jahaan Sweet and co-written by O’Brien alongside Josh Levi and Jesse Boykins III; “No Love” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Released in 2017 via Island Records, O’Brien’s current mini-album “It’s Not That Deep” boasts additional contributions from Nic Nac, Two Inch Punch, Noah Breakfast, DaviDior, Nick Ruth, Alex Hau, and Drew McDonald.

Watch the music video for “No Love” below.

Tove Lo hits the studio with Fred Ball for new collaboration

24 Jan

Swedish singer/songwriter Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, known professionally as Tove Lo, has enlisted Roc Nation signee Fred Ball for a new collaboration.

The Roc Nation signee recently produced and co-wrote “Heaven” for American recording artist Justine Skye alongside Charles “Prince Charlez” Hinshaw Jr. The track appears on Skye’s debut album, “Ultraviolet,” out now via Universal Music Group / Roc Nation Records.

Ball’s resume boasts additional works with Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississippi”), Madison Beer (“Say it to My Face”), Astrid S (“Does She Know”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and All Saints (“Summer Rain”).

Meanwhile, Tove Lo is expected to release her upcoming project later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Her latest album “Blue Lips (Lady Wood Phase II)” – featuring productions and songwriting contributions from Jack & Coke, Alex Hope, Lukas “Lulou” Loules, Choukri Gustmann, and The Struts – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Hey You Got Drugs?” below.