Tag Archives: Island Records

Kelis teams up with Disclosure for new song “Watch Your Step”

24 May

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American singer/songwriter Kelis has teamed up with Disclosure on a new song entitled “Watch Your Step,” which is slotted for inclusion on the British production duo’s upcoming third studio album, “Energy.”

Scheduled to arrive on August 28 via Island Records UK, “Energy” features additional guest appearances from Kehlani (“Birthday”), Common (“Riverie”), Amine (“My High”),  Channel Tres (“Lavender”), Mick Jenkins (“Who Knew”), Blik Bassy (“Ce N’est Pas”) and Fatoumata Diawara (“Douha”).

Disclosure’s last studio album, 2015’s “Caracal,” topped the UK Albums Chart and peaked to number nine on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart. It also spawned singles including “Omen” (featuring Sam Smith), “Holding On” (featuring Gregory Portman) and “Magnets” (featuring Lorde).

Meanwhile, Kelis’s next project – which is expected to arrive later this year – reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, Daniel “Grades” Traynor, Rowan “Loxe” Perkinson, and Dayo “Dyo” Olatunji.

Watch the music video for “Energy” below.

Ella Eyre releases new single “L.O.V.E.”

8 May

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Ella Eyre has released her new single online.

“L.O.V.E.” – which was written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “L.O.V.E.” were collectively handled by Shatkin alongside Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx & Ranx, who previously teamed up with Eyre on singles “Answerphone” and “Mama.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s upcoming sophomore studio album – featuring previous singles “Mama” and “New Me” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, Linnea Sodahl, Jay Weathers, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Chiara Hunter, Laconic, Andrew Wells, Natalie Dunn, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Stream the audio clip for “L.O.V.E.” below.

Ella Eyre confirms details for new single “L.O.V.E”

1 May

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Ella Eyre has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Ella Mary McMahon) christened “L.O.V. E” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 08 May 2020 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin, who previously teamed up with the artist on her 2017 single “Ego” (featuring Ty Dolla Sign), which peaked to number sixty-seven on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s upcoming sophomore studio album – featuring previous singles “Mama” and “New Me” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Supa Dups, Di Genius, Linnea Sodahl, Jay Weathers, MNEK, Tre Jean-Marie, Chiara Hunter, Laconic, Andrew Wells, Natalie Dunn, DannyBoyStyles, Hitimpulse, Invisible Men, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Watch the music video for “New Me” below.

Toni Braxton returns with new single “Do It”

6 Apr

Toni Braxton has returned with her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Braxton alongside regular collaborators Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey) and Antonio Dixon (Celine Dion, Brian McKnight).

Braxton’s upcoming ninth studio album is scheduled to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Her last studio album, 2018’s “Sex & Cigarettes,” peaked to number twenty-two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Deadwood” and “Long As I Live,” which was nominated for Best R&B Song at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.

Stream the audio clip for “Do It” below.

 

Demi Lovato announces details for new single “I Love Me”

3 Mar

Demi Lovato has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter christened “I Love Me” as her next promotional cut and will release it on March 6th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“I Love Me” was written by fellow recording artist Anne-Marie alongside Jennifer Decilveo (Marina Diamandis, Ella Henderson), Sean Douglas (Bebe Rexha, Charlie Puth) and Warren “Oak” Felder (Kehlani, Lauren Jauregui).

Lovato’s upcoming seventh studio album – featuring previous singles “Sober” and “Anyone” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Island Records / Hollywood Records.

Her last album, 2017’s “Tell Me You Love Me,” peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Sorry Not Sorry” and “Tell Me You Love Me.”

Watch the lyric video for “Anyone” below.

Kelly Rowland unleashes new single “Love You More At Christmas Time”

22 Nov

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Kelly Rowland has unleashed her new single online.

“Love You More At Christmas Time” – which appears on the artist’s upcoming movie “Merry Liddle Christmas” –  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Rowland alongside Angela Beyince (Beyonce, Destiny’s Child), Shane Stevens (Selena Gomez, Little Mix) and Nash Overstreet (Meghan Trainor, Britney Spears).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is currently working on her upcoming fifth album and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game.”

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers contributions from Jeff Gitty, Nasri Atweh, 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.

Stream the audio clip for “Love You More At Christmas Time” below.

 

Bishop Briggs confirms details for new album “Champion”

11 Oct

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Bishop Briggs has confirmed the details for her upcoming sophomore album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her second studio collection “Champion” and will release it on November 8 via Island Records.

Current promotional single “Jekyll & Hide” – which was co-written by Briggs alongside Kristine “K. Flay” Flaherty and Joel Little – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Church of Scars” features additional contributions from Jimmy Napes (Labrinth, Tori Kelly), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Rita Ora, Craig David), Wayne Hector (Mahalia, Emeli Sande), Jonny Coffer (Beyonce, Sam Smith) and John Newman (Paloma Faith, Jessie J).

See the tracklisting for “Champion” below.

(1) I Still Love You / (2) Can You Hear Me Now? / (3) Champion / (4) Tattooed On My Heart / (5) Someone Else / (6) Jekyll & Hide / (7) Lonely / (8) Wide / (9) My Shine / (10) I Tried

Sean Paul delivers new single “When It Comes To You”

30 Aug

Sean Paul has delivered his new single online.

“When It Comes To You”  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Sean Paul alongside Sean Douglas (Bebe Rexha, Charlie Puth), Ian Kirkpatrick (Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo) and Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee (Dua Lipa, Little Mix).

The Jamaican singer, songwriter and record producer’s upcoming seventh studio collection – featuring the Stefflon Don-assisted “Shot & Wine” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

Stream the audio clip for “When It Comes To You” below.

 

Shakka releases new single “Too Bad Bad” (featuring Mr Eazi)

30 Aug

British singer/songwriter Shakka Malcolm Philip, known mononymously as Shakka, has released his new single online.

The Mr Eazi-featuring “Too Bad Bad” – which was produced by regular collaborators Yannick Rastogi and Zacharie Raymond of Banx & Ranx – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Besides his upcoming project under Island Records UK, Shakka is also known for co-writing Ella Eyre’s “Mama,” Sean Paul’s “Shot & Wine,” Kamille’s “Emotional,” Rak-Su’s “Pyro Ting,” Tanya Lacey’s “Too Many Cooks,” Gorgon City’s “Go Deep,” and Banx & Ranx’s “Answerphone.”

Watch the music video for “Too Bad Bad” below.

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.