Tag Archives: Island Records

Miraa May shares music video for new single “What I Smoke”

15 Aug

Miraa May has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “What I Smoke” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Wednesday (August 15, 2019).

Production duties on “What I Smoke” were handled by Larrance Dopson, whose other credits include Alicia Keys’ “Raise a Man,” Kali Uchis’ “Tyrant,” Mariah Carey’s “8th Grade,” Justin Timberlake’s “Say Something,” Arin Ray’s “Never Find Me,” and Little Mix’s “More Than Words.”

May’s most recent project “Dark” – featuring further contributions from FrancisGotHeat, P2J, Alastair O’Donnell and Luke Gomm – is now available via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

May also co-wrote “Be Honest” for fellow recording artist Jorja Smith. Collectively produced by Cadenza and IzyBeats, the track will arrive on August 16 via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “What I Smoke” below.

 

Ray BLK releases new single “In My Bed”

15 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, known professionally as Ray BLK, has released her new single online.

“In My Bed” – which was co-written by Adrian McLeod and produced by Toddla T – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Ray BLK’s upcoming project under Island Records UK, which follows 2018’s “Empress,” reportedly features further contributions from Fred Ball (Rihanna, Mariah Carey), Jin Jin (Raye, David Guetta), Arrow Benjamin (Beyonce, Alicia Keys) and Priscilla Renea (Madonna, Charlie Puth).

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

 

Bishop Briggs enlists John Newman, Jonny Coffer for new single “Tattooed On My Heart”

24 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sarah McLaughlin, known professionally as Bishop Briggs, has released her promotional single online.

“Tattooed On My Heart” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist John Newman, whose other credits include Paloma Faith’s “‘Til I’m Done,” Jacob Banks’ “Unknown (To You),” Charlie Wilson’s “New Addiction,” Jessie J’s “Fire,” Olly Murs’ “Stick With Me,” and Panic at the Disco’s “Dancing Is Not a Crime.”

Production duties on “Tattooed On My Heart” were handled by Jonny Coffer, who is also responsible for Beyonce’s “Freedom,” Rita Ora’s “Girls,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Skin,” Fall Out Boy’s “Hold Me Tight Or Don’t,” Jess Glynne’s “Broken,” Emeli Sande’s “Sweet Architect,” and Naughty Boy’s “Runnin’ (Lose It All).”

Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring previous promotional single “Champion” (which was co-written by K. Flay and produced by Joel Little) – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Tattooed On My Heart” below.

Ella Eyre enlists Kiana Lede, Banx & Ranx for new single “Mama”

19 Jul

Ella Eyre has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Ella Mary McMahon) christened “Mama” as her next promotional cut and will release it on August 9th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Kiana Lede and Bank & Ranx-featuring track was co-written by Eyre alongside fellow recording artists Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji (Lauren Jauregui, Zara Larsson) and Shakka Philip (Kamille, Sean Paul).

Eyre’s upcoming sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional contributions from Lostboy, Jay Weathers, Chiara Hunter, Tre Jean-Marie, Andrew Wells, Linnea Sodahl, DannyBoyStyles, Max Wolfgang, Natt Dunn, Hitimpulse, Marlon Roudette, Jin Jin, Di Genius, Elof Loelv, Jordan Riley, and Laconic.

Stream the audio clip for “Answerphone” below.

 

Bishop Briggs premieres music video for new single “Champion”

17 Jul

Bishop Briggs has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Sarah McLaughlin) posted the visual clip for “Champion” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (July 16, 2019).

The track was co-written by Kristine Flaherty (aka K.Flay) alongside Joel Little, whose other credits include Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down,” James Bay’s “Peer Pressure,” Marina’s “Handmade Heaven,” Jarryd James’ “Slow Motion,” Amy Shark’s “Never Coming Back,” and Lorde’s “Green Light.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Jimmy Napes, Wayne Hector, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

Watch the music video for “Champion” below.

 

Kelly Rowland taps Nasri Atweh, Jeff Gitty for new collaboration

12 Jul

American singer/songwriter Kelendria Trene Rowland, known professionally as Kelly Rowland, has tapped Nasri Atweh and Jeff Gitty for a new collaboration.

Nasri’s songwriting resume boasts works with Justin Bieber (“As Long As You Love Me”), Halsey (“Not Afraid Anymore”), Chris Brown (“Don’t Judge Me”), Bebe Rexha (“I Don’t Wanna Grow Up”), Tinashe (“Flame”), Sabrina Claudio (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Chloe x Halle (“Happy Without Me”).

Meanwhile, Gitty is responsible for producing Amer Mark’s “What If,” Camila Cabello’s “All These Years,” Nao’s “Drive and Disconnect,” Jacob Banks’ “Photograph,” Kirby Lauryen’s “Vain,” H.E.R.’s “As I Am,” Trey Songz’s “She Lovin’ It,” Kali Uchis’ “Gotta Get Up,” and Tommy Genesis’ “Lucky.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is expected to release the follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional contributions from Da Internz, Mick Schultz, J. Que, The Stereotypes, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Darhyl Camper, Prince Charlez, Ray BLK, Nana Rogues, Black Coffee, Raye, Mike Sabath, Sounwave, Eric Hudson, and The Rascals.

Rowland’s current single “Crown” – which was co-written by Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “Crown” below.

Bishop Briggs teams with Wayne Hector for new collaboration

4 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sarah McLaughlin, known by her stage name Bishop Briggs, has teamed up with Wayne Hector for a new collaboration.

Hector’s recent songwriting credits include Mahalia’s “Simmer,” Rita Ora’s “Ritual,” Maren Morris’ “Kingdom of One,” Prettymuch’s “Healthy,” Josh Groban’s “Won’t Look Back,” and Leon Bridges’ “Bad Bad News.”

Hector also worked with producers including Soulshock & Karlin, Cutfather, Steve Mac, Julian Bunetta, Greg Kurstin, Arnthor Birgisson, Lucas Secon, Richard Stannard, Felix Joseph, Jonah Christian, and Future Cut.

Meanwhile, Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Jimmy Napes – is expected to arrive later this year via Teleport Records / Island Records.

Her debut studio collection “Church of Scars” – featuring singles “Wild Horses,” “River,” “Hi-Lo (Hollow),” “Dream” and “White Flag” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream Wayne Hector’s Selected Discography below.