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Usher teams up with Ella Mai for new collaboration

19 Oct

 

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Usher has teamed up with Ella Mai for a new collaboration.

“I love when a plan comes together @usher and @ellamai,” Keith Thomas, Ceo of GoodLook Entertainment & A&R for RCA/Bystorm records, posted to Instagram on Friday (October 18, 2019).

Mai’s self-titled debut album under 10 Summers / Interscope Records debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Boo’d Up,” “Naked,” “Trip” and “Shot Clock.”

Her latest release “What You Did” – with fellow British recording artist Mahalia – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

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Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers contributions from Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.

Usher teams up with Black Coffee for new single “LaLaLa”

10 Sep

American singer/songwriter Usher has teamed up with South African DJ-producer Black Coffee for his new single “LaLaLa,” which is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artists Lucky Daye and India Shawn alongside Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen of Norwegian production duo Stargate, who previously teamed up with Usher on “His Mistakes” (co-written by Ne-Yo) and “What’s a Man To Do” (co-written by Johnta Austin).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, JHart, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Stream the audio clip for “LaLaLa” below.

 

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “Language”

19 Jul

Tori Kelly has shared her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Kelly alongside Audra Mae (Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson) and Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Janelle Monae).

Production duties on “Language” were handled by regular collaborator Jimmy Napes, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Rita Ora (“Velvet Rope”).

Kelly’s upcoming album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring previous singles “Sorry Would’ve Gone a Long Way” and “Change Your Mind” – is scheduled to arrive on August 9th via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields further alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Emily Warren, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, Wayne Hector, Fabienne, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Language” below.

 

Usher reunites with JHart for new collaboration

18 Jul

Usher has reunited with JHart for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter (born James Abrahart) previously teamed up with Usher on Martin Garrix’s 2015 hit single “Don’t Look Down,” which peaked to number nine on the UK Singles Chart.

JHart’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Little Mix (“Power”), Keith Urban (“Wasted Time”), Zara Larsson (“I Would Like”), Camila Cabello (“In the Dark”), K. Michelle (“”Make the Bed”), Chris Brown (“This Way”), Justin Bieber (“Company”), Rita Ora (“Body On Me”) and TLC (“Way Back”).

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to release his upcoming ninth album, tentatively entitled “Confessions 2,” later this year via RCA Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, Danja, Rico Love, Sean Garrett, Mike Sabath, Stacy Barthe, Ryan Toby, Uforo Ebong, Sebastian Kole, Harmony Samuels, Ghoss, Akil King, Verse Simmonds, and Sons of Sonix.

Furthermore, JHart’s most recent promotional single “Temporary” – which was produced by German and co-written alongside Sizzy Rocket, Ilsey Juber, and Ian Kirkpatrick – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Stream the audio clip for “Don’t Look Down” below.

Tori Kelly reveals details for new album “Inspired By True Events”

28 Jun

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Tori Kelly has revealed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Victoria Loren Kelly) christened her next studio collection “Inspired by True Events” and will release it on August 9 via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “Sorry Would Go A Long Way” – which was co-written by Bruno Major and produced by Jimmy Napes – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” below.

Tori Kelly drafts Bruno Major, Jimmy Napes for new single “Sorry Would Go a Long Way”

26 Jun

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has announced the details for her new single.

“Sorry Would Go a Long Way” is scheduled to arrive on June 28 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Bruno Major, whose resume boasts additional works with SG Lewis (“Times We Had”), Liv Dawson (“Somewhere Good”), Aquilo (“The Road Less Wandered”), Eliza (“Alone & Unfraid”) and Sarah Close (“Perfect After All”).

Production duties on “Sorry” were handled by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing With a Stranger,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful,” and Mary J. Blige’s “Right Now.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” – featuring previous single “Change Your Mind” – is expected to drop later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Change Your Mind” below.

Tori Kelly premieres music video for new single “Change Your Mind”

7 Jun

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Tori Kelly has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Zack Sekuler-directed clip for “Change Your Mind” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (June 7, 2019).

The track was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing with a Stranger,” Alicia Keys’s “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Lianne La Havas’s “Wonderful,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” and Ray BLK’s “Doing Me.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Watch the music video for “Change Your Mind” below.