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Craig David unwraps tracklist for new album “Following My Intuition”

19 Aug

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Craig David has unwrapped the tracklisting for his upcoming album.

The British singer-songwriter will release “Following My Intuition” on September 30 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records.

Current single “Ain’t Giving Up” – featuring production duties from Bruce “Sigala” Fielder – is now available for download via iTunes.

The keenly-awaited collection boasts further contributions from TMS, Jim Beanz, KStewart, Jacob Attwooll, Andre Merritt, KAYTRANADA, Alan Simpson, Blonde, Michael Hannides, White N3rd, MNEK, and Tre Jean-Marie.

Peep the tracklisting for “Following My Intuition” below.

(1) Ain’t Giving Up / (2) When the Bassline Drops / (3) Don’t Go / (4) 16 / (5) Couldn’t Be Mine / (6) One More Time / (7) Change My Love / (8) Nothing Like This / (9) Got It Good / (10) All We Needed / (11) Louder Than Words / (12) What If / (13) Like a Fan / (14) Better with You / Deluxe Edition: (15) No Holding Back / (16) Here with Me / (17) Warm It Up / (18) Sink or Swim

Zendaya teams up with Chris Brown for new single

3 Feb

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Zendaya has revealed the details for her new single.

The actress-singer-songwriter christened “Something New” – featuring Chris Brown – as the first promotional cut from her upcoming second album.

Production duties on “Something New” were handled by Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals (Fleur East), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Madonna) and Antonio “Tony” Dixon (Justin Bieber).

Zendaya’s sophomore studio collection is scheduled for release later this year through Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Other album contributors include Timbaland (Justin Timberlake), Diane Warren (Leona Lewis), RoccStar (Prince Royce), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Deputy (Rihanna), Taylor Parks (Meghan Trainor), and Jim Beanz (Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Neverland” below.

V Bozeman, Timbaland release new single “Smile”

26 Sep

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V Bozeman has released her new single online.

“Smile” – featuring regular collaborator Timbaland – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track was collectively helmed by Kirby Lauryen (Beyonce, Ariana Grande), James “Jim Beanz” Washington (Craig David, Nelly Furtado) and Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake).

Bozeman’s upcoming studio collection is entitled “Music is My Boyfriend” and it will hit stores via Mosley Music Group in partnership with Epic Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Smile” below.

Britney Spears reunites with Danja for ninth album

13 Sep

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Britney Spears has reunited with Danja for her upcoming ninth album.

Danja is known for producing and co-writing “Gimme More” for Spears along with Keri Hilson, Marcella Araica, and James “Jim Beanz” Washington. The track peaked to number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

The hitmaker – born Nathaniel Daniels – also helmed two songs on Spears’ next studio collection “Circus” in the shape “Kill the Lights” and “Blur.”

Meanwhile, the “Toxic” star is expected to release her forthcoming album in 2016 through Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The keenly-awaited LP features further alliances with Alex Da Kid (Rihanna), Simon Wilcox (Nick Jonas), Ian Kirkpatrick (Jason Derulo), Chantal Kreviazuk (Pia Mia), Matthew Koma (Kelly Clarkson) and DJ Mustard (Tinashe).

Current single “Pretty Girls” – featuring production duties by the Invisible Men and songwriting contributions by Maegan Cottone and Little Mix – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Watch the music video for “Work Bitch” below.

Zendaya collaborates with Deputy for sophomore album

28 Apr

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Zendaya has collaborated with Deputy for her upcoming sophomore album.

“Just sat down with @Zendaya in the studio… Deputy and Zendaya coming soon,” the record producer tweeted on Monday (April 27, 2015).

Deputy is known for producing Rihanna’s hit single “Bitch Better Have My Money” along with Travis Scott, WondaGurl and Kanye West.  The track is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Roc Nation Records.

His resume also includes works with A-list musicians such as Wale [Atlantic Records], J. Cole [Columbia Records], Ne-Yo [Motown Records], Rick Ross [Maybach Music Group] and The-Dream [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Zendaya is expected to release her second studio collection later this year under Hollywood Records. The still-untitled project follows 2013’s “Zendaya,” which spawned international hit single “Replay.”

Other producers associated with the new album are Babyface (Beyonce, Mariah Carey), Timbaland (Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake), Jim Beanz (Keri Hilson, Jennifer Hudson) and RoccStar (Fergie, Jennifer Lopez).

Watch the music video for “Replay” below.

Zendaya hits the studio with Talay Riley, Timbaland, Jim Beanz

4 Apr

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Singer and actress Zendaya has recently recorded new material with Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, James “Jim Beanz” Washington and Talay Riley.

“Latest nights were my greatest nights @timbaland @talayriley @beanzbeanzbeanz,” she posted to her Instagram account.

Riley is known for co-writing Wilkinson’s “Afterglow” f/ Becky Hill [Virgin EMI Records], Nathan Sykes’ “More Than You’ll Ever Know” [Global Entertainment] and Ellie Goulding’s “In My City” [Polydor Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next projects by Usher [RCA Records], Keri Hilson [Interscope Records], Tamera Foster [Syco Music] and Jason Derulo [Beluga Heights / Warner Bros. Records].

Meanwhile, Timbaland and Beanz have served as prominent producers and songwriters for the original motion picture soundtrack, “Empire,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Their other credits include Nelly Furtado’s “Maneater” [Geffen Records], Danity Kane’s “Want It” [Atlantic Records], Jennifer Hudson’s “Pocketbook” [J Records] and Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long” f/ Missy Elliot [Hollywood Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Zendaya is scheduled to release her sophomore album later this year under Hollywood Records. The still-untitled LP follows 2013’s “Zendaya,” which spawned international hit single “Replay.”

Other producers on the highly-anticipated CD are Babyface (Jess Glynne, Sevyn Streeter), Antonio Dixon (Justin Bieber, Colbie Caillat), Khris Riddick-Tynes (Ariana Grande, Delta Goodrem) and RoccStar (Fergie, Chris Brown).

On the songwriting front, Zendaya has teamed with Tiffany Fred (Tamar Braxton, Pixie Lott), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez), Taylor Parks (Elle Varner, Tori Kelly), Eric Bellinger (Brandy, Teyana Taylor) and Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Natasha Bedingfield).

Watch the music video “Replay” below.

V. Bozeman premieres “Black and Blue” music video

8 Mar

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V. Bozeman has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the Adam Tillman-Young-directed / Shalonda Cornitcher-produced visual clip for “Black and Blue” to her official YouTube channel on Thursday (March 05, 2015).

“Black and Blue” was co-written by Jim Beanz, whose other credits include Britney Spears’ “Gimme More” [Jive Records], Danity Kane’s “Bad Girl” [Atlantic Records] and Craig David’s “Insomnia” [Warner Bros. Records].

Production duties were handled by Timbaland, who is also responsible for Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long” [Hollywood Records], Beyonce’s “Partition” [Columbia Records] and Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” [RCA Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Bozeman is currently putting the final touches on her upcoming debut album “Music is My Boyfriend” and will release it later this year via Mosley Music Group in conjunction with Epic Records.

Watch the music video for “Black and Blue” below.

Jennifer Hudson unveils new album “JHUD” credits

19 Sep

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Jennifer Hudson has revealed the credits for her upcoming third album.

The R&B singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “JHUD” on September 23 via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Current single “Dangerous” was written by Vanessa Kalala, Zale Epstein and Daniel Daley, Paul “Nineteen85” Jefferies and Stephen Kozmeniuk.

Album producers include Pharrell Williams (Ciara, Britney Spears), Timbaland (Aaliyah, Chris Brown), J-Roc (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake), Jerry Duplessis (Tank, K. Michelle) and Gorgon City (MNEK, Jess Glynne).

On the songwriting front, Hudson has teamed up with Andrea Martin (Fantasia, Leona Lewis), Lyrica Anderson (Tinashe, Christina Milian), Jim Beanz (Demi Lovato, Craig David) and David “Switch” Taylor (Beyonce, Rita Ora).

Peep the songwriting and production credits for “JHUD” below.

“Dangerous”
Written By: (Vanessa Kalala / Zale Epstein / Daniel Daley / Paul Jefferies / Stephen Kozmeniuk).
Produced By: (Nineteen85 / Stephen Kozmeniuk).

“It’s Your World” (featuring R. Kelly)
Written By: (Robert Kelly / Terry Hunter).
Produced By: (Terry Hunter).

“He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” (featuring Iggy Azalea).
Written By: (Pharrell Williams / Amethyst Kelly).
Produced By: (Pharrell Williams).

“Walk it Out” (featuring Timbaland)
Written By: (Jennifer Hudson / Lyrica Anderson / Jacob Luttrell / Chris Godbey / Mike Tompkins / James Washington / Jerome Harmon / Timothy Mosley).
Produced By: (Timbaland / J-Roc).

“I Can’t Describe” (featuring T.I.)
Written By: (Pharrell Williams / Clifford Harris).
Produced By: (Pharrell Williams).

“I Still Love You” (featuring Gorgon City)
Written By: (Andrea Martin / David Taylor / Kye Gibbon / Matthew Robson-Scott).
Produced By: (Gorgon City).

“Just That Type of Girl”
Written By: (Pharrell Williams).
Produced By: (Pharrell Williams).

“Bring Back the Music”
Written By: (Kourtney Pollard / Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis / Arden “Keyz” Altino).
Produced By: (Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis / Mali Music).

“Say It”
Written By: (Kourtney Pollard / Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis / Arden “Keyz” Altino).
Produced By: (Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis / Mali Music).

“Moan”
Written By: (Jennifer Hudson / Kourtney Pollard).
Produced By: (Mali Music).

Jennifer Hudson unleashes new song “He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere”

16 Sep

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Jennifer Hudson has unleashed a new song online.

“He Ain’t Goin’ Nowehere” is lifted from the singer/songwriter’s third studio album, “JHUD,” out on September 23 via RCA Records.

The Iggy Azalea-assisted track was produced by Pharrell Williams, who also teamed up with Hudson on “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel).”

“JHUD” serves as the follow-up to 2011’s “I Remember Me,” which peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

The new project will boast further productions and songwriting contributions from Timbaland (Aaliyah, Missy Elliot), Lyrica Anderson (Tinashe, Elijah Blake), J-Roc (Beyonce, Justin Timberlake) and Jim Beanz (Demi Lovato, Craig David).

In related news, Hudson recorded a new song with Gorgon City entitled “Go All Night.” The Kiesza-penned track will appear on the British electronic music duo’s debut album, “Sirens,” out on October 7 via Virgin EMI Records.

Watch the music video for “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” below.

Jennifer Hudson unveils new album “JHUD” tracklisting

25 Aug

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Jennifer Hudson has unveiled the tracklisting for her upcoming third album.

The R&B singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “JHUD” on September 23 via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Current single “Walk it Out” – written by Hudson along with Lyrica Anderson, Chris Godbey, Jacob Luttrell, Michael Tompkins, James Washington, Jerome Harmon and Timothy Mosley – is now available for download via iTunes.

The follow-up to 2011’s “I Remember Me” boasts further contributions from Pharrell Williams, Salaam Remi, Raphael Saadiq, Nadir “RedOne” Khayat, Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Chris Braide, and Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis.

Peep the tracklisting for “JHUD” below.

“Dangerous”
“It’s Your World” (featuring R. Kelly)
“He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” (featuring Iggy Azalea)
“Walk it Out” (featuring Timbaland)
“I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” (featuring T.I.)
“I Still Love You”
“Just That Type of Girl”
“Bring Back the Music”
“Say It”
“Moan”