Tag Archives: Island Records

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.

 

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.