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Tori Kelly releases new album “Inspired By True Events”

9 Aug

American singer, songwriter and record producer Tori Kelly has released her new album under Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

“Inspired By True Events” – featuring singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Language” and “2 Places” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project project was prominently produced by Jimmy Napes, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Too Good at Goodbyes”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“When You’re Gone”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Rita Ora (“Velvet Rope”).

Other album contributors include Noel Zancanella, Ashley Gorley, Britten Newbill, Mike Elizondo, Tayla Parx, Justin Tranter, Audra Mae, Nate Campany, Hayley Warner, Dante Jones, Drew Love, and Bruno Major.

Stream “Inspired By True Events” below.

Tori Kelly shares new promotional single “2 Places”

3 Aug

Tori Kelly has shared her new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Kelly alongside Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera), Nate Campany (Sabrina Carpenter, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Noel Zancanella (Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding).

Kelly’s upcoming album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring previous singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” and “Language” – will arrive on August 9th via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The highly-anticipated project features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Audra Mae, Justin Tranter, Britten Newbill, Mike Elizondo, Hayley Warner, Bruno Major, and Ashley Gorley.

Stream the audio clip for “2 Places” below.

 

Tori Kelly unwraps tracklisting for new album “Inspired By True Events”

1 Aug

American singer, songwriter and record producer Tori Kelly has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming album, “Inspired By True Events,” which will arrive on August 9 via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “Language” – which was produced by Tori Kelly and Jimmy Napes and written by Kelly alongside Audra Mae and Justin Tranter – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project features additional productions and songwriting contributions from Noel Zancanella, Tayla Parx, Nate Campany, Britten Newbill, Mike Elizondo, Hayley Warner, Bruno Major, and Ashley Gorley.

See the tracklisting for “Inspired By True Events” below.

(1) Coffee / (2) 12/16/1992 / (3) Change Your Mind / (4) Language / (5) 2 Places / (6) 8/28/1997 / (7) Kid I Used to Know / (8) Pretty Fades / (9) 3/2/1991 / (10) Sorry Would Go a Long Way / (11) Actress / (12) The Lie / (13) Until I Think of You / (14) 3/26/1994 / (15) our Words / (16) Before the Dawn

 

Sam Smith delivers new single “How Do You Sleep?”

19 Jul

Sam Smith has delivered his new single online.

“How Do You Sleep?” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Watch the music video for “How Do You Sleep?” below.

Bishop Briggs premieres music video for new single “Champion”

17 Jul

Bishop Briggs has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Sarah McLaughlin) posted the visual clip for “Champion” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (July 16, 2019).

The track was co-written by Kristine Flaherty (aka K.Flay) alongside Joel Little, whose other credits include Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down,” James Bay’s “Peer Pressure,” Marina’s “Handmade Heaven,” Jarryd James’ “Slow Motion,” Amy Shark’s “Never Coming Back,” and Lorde’s “Green Light.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Jimmy Napes, Wayne Hector, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

Watch the music video for “Champion” below.

 

Sam Smith confirms details for new single “How Do You Sleep?”

10 Jul

Sam Smith has confirmed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened “How Do You Sleep?” as his next promotional cut and will release it on July 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Sam Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Stream the audio clip for “Dancing With A Stranger” below.

 

Bishop Briggs teams with Wayne Hector for new collaboration

4 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sarah McLaughlin, known by her stage name Bishop Briggs, has teamed up with Wayne Hector for a new collaboration.

Hector’s recent songwriting credits include Mahalia’s “Simmer,” Rita Ora’s “Ritual,” Maren Morris’ “Kingdom of One,” Prettymuch’s “Healthy,” Josh Groban’s “Won’t Look Back,” and Leon Bridges’ “Bad Bad News.”

Hector also worked with producers including Soulshock & Karlin, Cutfather, Steve Mac, Julian Bunetta, Greg Kurstin, Arnthor Birgisson, Lucas Secon, Richard Stannard, Felix Joseph, Jonah Christian, and Future Cut.

Meanwhile, Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Jimmy Napes – is expected to arrive later this year via Teleport Records / Island Records.

Her debut studio collection “Church of Scars” – featuring singles “Wild Horses,” “River,” “Hi-Lo (Hollow),” “Dream” and “White Flag” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream Wayne Hector’s Selected Discography below.