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Tori Kelly teams up with Pawws, Knightstarr for new collaboration

10 Oct

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed up with Lucy “Pawws” Taylor and Bhavik “Knightstarr” Pattani for a new collaboration.

Pawws has previously penned songs that were performed by Dua Lipa (“Be the One”), Etham (“Close Enough”), Liv Dawson (“I’ll Be Waiting), Danny L Harle (“Me4U”) and Annalisa (“Used to You”).

Meanwhile, Knightstarr’s songwriting/production resume boasts works for Grace Ackerman (“Feels Like Home”), MY (“Skeletons”), Evangeline (“Write About”), VAX (“Fireproof”), Lauren Faith (“Tripping”), KRYSTALROXX (“You Gotta Be”), Low Steppa (“Can’t Lie”) and Eleni Drake (“Thrills”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly is expected to release the follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via Schoolboy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers productions from Mojam Music (Leona Lewis), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Ella Henderson), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Neff-U (ZZ Ward), Jimmy Napes (Ria Ritchie), Kyle Shearer (Starley) and Fred Cox (Grace Carter).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Kelsea Ballerini), Tayla Parx (Christina Aguilera), Nate Campany (Jojo), Emily Warren (Alessia Cara), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae) and Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC).

Watch the music video for “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing” below.

Tori Kelly teams with Chris Lane for new single “Take Back Home Girl”

29 Sep

American singer/songwriter Tori Kelly has teamed with fellow recording artist Chris Lane for his new single “Take Back Home Girl,” now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track – which was written by Hillary Lindsey alongside David Garcia and Miller Josh – marks the first promotional cut from Lane’s upcoming sophomore studio collection under Big Loud Records.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her second album and follow-up 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via Schoolboy Records and Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Anne-Marie), Warren “Oak” Felder (Liam Payne), Noel Zancanella (Ellie Goulding), Stephan Moccio (The Weeknd), Neff-U (Demi Lovato), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith), Kyle Shearer (Jojo) and Fred Cox (Zak Abel).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Natasha Bedingfield (Brandy), James “JHart” Abrahart (Stephen Puth), Tayla Parx (Janelle Monae), Nate Campany (Adam Lambert), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa), Fabienne Holloway (Janelle Monae) and Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira).

Stream the audio clip for “Take Back Home Girl” below.

Tori Kelly reunites with Ed Sheeran for new collaboration?

13 Aug

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has reportedly reunited with Ed Sheeran for a new collaboration.

The pair previously teamed up on “I Was Made for Loving You,” taken from Kelly’s debut studio collection, 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile,” which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Sheeran’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Jessie Ware (“Say You Love Me”), Rita Ora (“Your Song”), Liam Payne (“Strip that Down”), Zara Larsson (“Don’t Let Me Be Yours”), Justin Bieber (“Love Yourself”), Hilary Duff (“Tattoo”) and Jess Glynne (“Woman Like Me”).

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Natasha Bedingfield, JHart, Tayla Parx, Nate Campany, Fabienne Holloway, Daniel Nigro, Emily Warren, and Wayne Hector.

Among the producers expected to appear on the album are MOJAM (aka Mustafa Omer & James Murray), Warren “Oak” Felder, Noel Zancanella, Stephan Moccio, Neff-U, Kyle Shearer, and Fred Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “I Was Made for Loving You” below.

Jimmy Napes teases new collaboration with Tori Kelly

12 Aug

Jimmy Napes has teased a new collaboration with Tori Kelly.

“Had so much fun working with the incredible @torikelly today. When my son realises she’s the elephant from ‘Sing’ it’s going to blow his little mind,” the British singer, songwriter, and record producer posted to Instagram.

Napes’ credits include Sam Smith’s “Stay with Me,” Ray BLK’s “Doing Me,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” Liv Dawson’s “Searching, ” Ellie Goulding’s “Heal,” Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be,” and Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Toby Gad, Rodney Jerkins, Malay, Francis “Eg” White, Youthonix, Jonny Coffer, Timbaland, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Kelly is expected to release her sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Unbreakable Smile” later this year via School Boy Records in partnership with Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions from Mojam Music (Louisa Johnson), Warren “Oak” Felder (Demi Lovato), Noel Zancanella (Leona Lewis), Stephan Moccio (Maty Noyes), Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (ZZ Ward), Kyle Shearer (Phoebe Ryan) and Fred Cox (Janelle Monae).

On the songwriting front, Kelly has worked with Natasha Bedingfield (Anne-Marie), James “JHart” Abrahart (Molly Kate Kestner), Tayla Parx (Alina Baraz), Nate Campany (Starley), Fabienne Holloway (Chloe Leone), Daniel Nigro (Charlotte OC), Emily Warren (Dua Lipa) and Wayne Hector (Craig David).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ works!

KStewart unleashes new promotional single “Sex 4 Breakfast”

21 Jul

British singer/songwriter Kate Stewart, professionally known as KStewart, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

Produced by Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi of Canadian Electronic Caribbean Music production duo Banx & Ranx, the track was co-written by KStewart and her brother David Stewart alongside Adam Baptiste (Katy Perry), Grace Tither (Fleur East) and Ayak Thiik (Imani Williams).

KStewart’s upcoming project – featuring previous singles “Hands,” “Be Without You,” “Ain’t Nobody” and “Keeping You Up” – is expected to arrive later this year via Cherry Jam Records in partnership with Warner Brothers Records UK.

For the still-untitled collection, KStewart has worked with producers Future Cut, Axident, Tre Jean-Marie, Luke Fitton, Joel Compass, GRADES, Mike “Scribz” Riley, Laconic, Jordan Riley, Cass Lowe, ADP, Richard X, Cutfather, Kasper Larsen, Jon Levine, Dallas K, LOSTBOY, and Electric.

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the project are Tom Aspaul, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Levi Lennox, Sasha Sloan, JHart, Caroline Ailin, Tom Havelock, Anita Blay, Clarence Coffee Jr., Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Joe Janiak, Carmen Reece, Trey Campbell, Negin Djafari, and Amanda Ghost.

Stream the audio clip for “Sex 4 Breakfast” below.

Angel Taylor hits the studio with Brian Kennedy

6 Jul

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Angel Taylor has recorded new music with Brian Kennedy for her upcoming project.

Kennedy’s songwriting and production credits include Chris Brown’s “Forever,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Mr. Know it All,” Rihanna’s “Disturbia,” Jennifer Hudson’s “If This Isn’t Love,” Brandy’s “Fall,” Teyana Taylor’s “Business,” Fantasia’s “No Time for It,” Pia Toscano’s “This Time,” and Joe Jonas’ “See No More.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians LaShawn Daniels, Ali Tamposi, Dewain Whitmore, Ester Dean, James Fauntleroy, Frankie Storm, Alonzo “Novel” Stevenson, Kelly Sheehan, Jasper Cameron, Heather Bright, Ashley Gorley, Hillary Lindsey, Andre Merritt, Kasia Livingston, Claude Kelly, Makeba Riddick, and Troy Verges.

Meanwhile, Taylor is expected to release the follow-up to 2009’s “Love Travels” later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Toby Gad (Beyonce), Chelsea Lena (Jacquie Lee), XSDTRK (Usher), Maegan Cottone (Era Istrefi), JHart (Stephen Puth), Michael Angelo (Sam Smith), Ebenezer (Eric Bellinger), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Chris Brown) and BullySongs (Fleur East).

As a songwriter, Taylor has co-penned and / or provided guest vocals on Rozzi Crane’s “Jealous,” Arty’s “Up All Night,” Tritonal’s “My Getaway,” and Erick Morillo’s “Lost in You.”

Stream “Love Travels” below.

Kamille teases new collaboration with Anne-Marie

28 Jun

Kamille has teased a new collaboration with Anne-Marie.

“Playing the piano while Anne-Marie sings some lovely tings,” the British singer-songwriter (real name Camille Purcell) posted to her Instagram.

Kamille’s songwriting resume boasts works with Little Mix (“Power”), Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Fleur East (“Sax”), Olly Murs (“Grow Up”), Cheryl (“Throwback”), Neiked (“Call Me”) Leona Lewis (“Mr. Right”), The Saturdays (“What About Us”), Sigma (“Find Me”) and Jessie J (“Hero”).

She has also contributed to the next projects by Jessie Ware, Rudimental, The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Meanwhile, Anne-Marie is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Do it Right” – later this year via Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from RAYE, Amy Wadge, Stacy Barthe, Chelcee Grimes, Natasha Bedingfield, Jin Jin, Sasha Sloan, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Negin Djafari, Ed Sheeran, Levvi Lennox, JHart, Luke James, and Jean Baptiste Kouame.

Watch the music video for “Ciao Adios” below.