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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.

 

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.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco for new collaboration

24 Oct

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has teamed up with Emily Warren and Chris Loco for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Warren include Little Mix’s “No More Sad Songs,” Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Molly Kate Kestner’s “Good Die Young,” Sean Paul’s “No Lie,” Alessia Cara’s “The Other Side,” Noah Cyrus’ “Stay Together,” and Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me.”

She has also contributed to the next projects by Sigrid, Liam Payne, Dua Lipa, Sigala, Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly, David Guetta, Shakira, Grace Mitchell, Dagny, Liza Owen, Phoebe Ryan, and Ella Henderson.

Meanwhile, Loco is responsible for co-writing and producing Raleigh Ritchie’s “Stronger than Ever,” Emeli Sande’s “Garden,” Kevin Garrett’s “Little Bit of You,” Justine Skye’s “U Don’t Know,” Etta Bond’s “Kiss My Girlfriend,” Sinead Harnett’s “Rather Be with You,” and Professor Green’s “Lullaby.”

Fans of the Loco’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Kamille, Diana Gordon, Louisa Johnson, Molly Kate Kestner, Erik Hassle, WENS, Kiana Lede, Raye, Jessie Reyez, Melissa Steel, Kenzie May, Becky Hill, Yebba, Tamera Foster, Kara Marni, Ray BLK, and Jojo.

Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Ciao Adios,” “Alarm” and “Heavy” – is expected to arrive later this year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further productions from TMS, Fraser T. Smith, Bless Beats, Justin Parker, Greg Wells, Rick Nowels, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Digital Farm Animals, Moon Willis, Jamie Scott, Adriano Buffone, Jonas Jeberg, Fred Cox, and Mojam Music.

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Raye, Amy Wadge, Stacy Barthe, Chelcee Grimes, Natasha Bedingfield, Jin Jin, Sasha Sloan, Eyelar, Negin Djafari, Kamille, Jennifer Decilveo, Tash Phillips, Wayne Hector, Ed Sheeran, Iain James, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Levi Lennox, and JHart.

Watch the music video for “Heavy” below.

Ella Henderson teams up with Cara Salimando for a new collaboration

7 May

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British songbird Ella Henderson has teamed up with fellow singer/songwriter Cara Salimando for a new collaboration.

Salimando’s songwriting resume boasts works for Grace Mitchell (“Kids Ain’t Alright”), Dua Lipa (“Begging Me”), Hey Violet (“I Can Feel It”), Collette Carr (“Believe in Us”), Hilary Duff (“Slip Away”), Qulinez (“Rising like the Sun”), Kennedy Noel (“Burn Bright”), Novelette (“Devil”), Frankmusik (“How Do We Know”) and Quincy Mumford (“Now That I Met You”).

She has also collaborated with producers including Captain Cuts, Stephan Moccio, Matt Squire, James Flanningan, Teddy Geiger, Dan Wilson, Jimmy Harry, Alex Smith, Rob Fusari, Bram Inscore, Leland, Moon Willis, Tommy Brown, Matt Parad, Harry Sommerdahl, and Frederik “Fredro” Odesjo.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Jenna Andrews, Chiara Hunter, Dayo Olatunji, Jennifer Decilveo, Lindy Robbins, Maegan Cottone, Camille “Kamille” Purcell, Grace Barker, Jessica Ashley, Caroline Ailin, Sophie “Frances” Cooke, Julia Michaels, Rachel Rohan, Amy Wadge, Shungudzo Kuyimba, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Emily Warren, James “JHart” Abrahart, Claude Kelly, Benjamin Arrow, Sam Romans, Joseph Angel, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Philip Plested, Andrew “BullySongs” Bullimore, James Newman, Trey Campbell, Max McElligott, Iain James, Corey Sanders, Ed Drewett, Justin Tranter, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Stream “Chapter One” below.