Tag Archives: James “Jimmy Napes” Napier

Anne-Marie confirms details for new single “Birthday”

2 Feb

Anne-Marie has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) dubbed “Birthday” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 7th February via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Anne-Marie alongside Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio (Halsey, Demi Lovato), Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher, Nicole Scherzinger) and Alex Niceforo (Britney Spears, Prince Royce).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie is scheduled to release her upcoming sophomore studio album later this year via Rudimental’s label Major Tom’s Music in parternship with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “Speak Your Mind” boasts additional contributions from Fred Ball, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, TMS, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Louis Bell, Jennifer Decilveo, Tayla Parx, Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen, Tia Scola, Chloe George, Jonas Jeberg, Chris Loco, Emily Warren, and Jimmy Napes.

Stream the audio clip for “Can I Get Your Number” below.

Anne-Marie teases return with sophomore studio album

28 Jan

Anne-Marie has teased fans with her upcoming sophomore studio album.

“I’M BACK! #AM2,” the British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) posted to Instagram on Monday (27 January 2020).

Anne-Marie’s debut studio album, 2018’s “Speak Your Mind,” peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Alarm,” “Ciao Adios,” “Heavy,” “Then,” “Friends,” “2002” and “Perfect to Me.”

Among the producers backing Anne-Marie on her new album are TMS (Jess Glynne, Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Tinashe, Era Istrefi), Fred Ball (Raye, Kevin Garrett), Louis Bell (Halsey, Rita Ora), Jussifer (Bebe Rexha, Kim Petras), Chris Loco (Kamille, Emeli Sande) and Jimmy Napes (Madonna, Alicia Keys).

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Tamera Foster, Craig David), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Demi Lovato, Kara Marni), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Jennifer Decilveo (Birdy, Dan Caplen) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa, Charli XCX).

Stream the audio clip for “Perfect for Me” below.

 

Tori Kelly enlists Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. for new collaboration

1 Nov

Tori Kelly has enlisted Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. for a new collaboration.

The American record producer previously worked with Tamar Braxton (“Love & War”), Mary J. Blige (“Thick of It”), Ne-Yo (“Good Man”), Jessie J (“Not My Ex”), Trey Songz (“Pretty Girl’s Lie”), Christina Aguilera (“Masochist”), Mariah Carey (“Dedicated”) and Keyshia Cole (“Trust & Believe”).

Meanwhile, Tori Kelly’s latest album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Language” and “2 Places” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, 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.

Anne-Marie hits the studio with Emily Warren, Chris Loco, Jimmy Napes

8 Oct

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie has enlisted Emily Warren, Chris Loco and Jimmy Napes for a new collaboration.

Warren and Loco previously co-wrote Anne-Marie’s “Trigger,” which appears on the artist’s debut studio collection, “Speak Your Mind.”

Meanwhile, Napes’ songwriting/production credits include Sam Smith’s “Dancing With a Stranger,” Tori Kelly’s “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” Mary J. Blige’s “Right Now,” Ray BLK’s “I’m Doing Me,” and Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie is currently working on her upcoming sophomore album under Major Tom’s Music / Asylum Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly features additional alliances with Jussifer, Tia Scola, Louis Bell, Jennifer Decilveo, Fred Ball, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, TMS, Chloe George, Jonas Jeberg, and Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett.

Stream the audio clip for “Trigger” below.

 

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