Tag Archives: James “Malay” Ho

Jojo returns with new single “Joanna”

11 Oct

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American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known professionally as Jojo, has unleashed her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Rebekah “Rose Gold” Muhammad (Faith Evans, Nipsey Hussle), Natalie Dunn (Mali-Koa, Ella Henderson) and Jeffrey “Jeff Gitty” Gitelman (Brandy, Lianne La Havas).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Jojo is currently working on her upcoming project under Warner Music Group / Warner Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Mad Love” reportedly features additional contributions from Diane Warren, Malay, Stacy Barthe, Doc McKinney, Diana Gordon, Jamie Hartman, Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Sebastian Kole, Oak Felder, Lowell, Max Wolfgang, Stint, Jermaine Dupri, and Bryan Michael Cox.

Stream the audio clip for “Joanna” below.

RuthAnne releases debut album “Matters of the Heart”

5 Oct

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Irish singer/songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, known mononymously as RuthAnne, has released her debut album online.

“Matters of the Heart” – featuring singles “Unrequited,” “Superman,” “Love Again,” “It Is What It Is,” “Liquid,” “The Vow” and “Take My Place” – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The album boasts contributions from Future Cut, Jez Ashurst, Autumn Rowe, Fraser T. Smith, Malay, Emily Weisband, George Moore, Julian Bunetta, Heidi Rogas, Sonny J Mason, Cadenza, and Noah Breakfast.

On the songwriting front, RuthAnne is known for co-penning Jojo’s “Too Little, Too Late,” Katharine McPhee’s “Over It,” Martin Garrix’s “In the Name of Love,” Leona Lewis’ “Perfection,” Britney Spears’ “Work Bitch,” Niall Horan’s “Nice to Meet Ya,” and John Legend’s “No Place Like Home.”

Stream “Matters of the Heart” below.

RuthAnne confirms details for debut album “Matters Of The Heart”

11 Sep

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RuthAnne has confirmed the details of her upcoming debut album.

The Irish singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Matters Of The Heart” and will release it on October 4th via The Other Songs.

Current single “Unrequited” – which was produced by Noah Breakfast – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The album boasts further productions and songwriting contributions from Future Cut, Heidi Rojas, Jez Ashurst, Autumn Rowe, Fraser T. Smith, Malay, George Moore, Julian Bunetta, Sonny J Mason, and Cadenza.

See the tracklisting for “Matters of The Heart” below.

(1) Take My Place / (2) Unrequited / (3) Take What I Can Get / (4) You Don’t Have a Heart / (5) Superman / (6) It Is What It Is / (7) Too Young / (8) Liquid / (9) Waterfalls / (10) Love Again / (11) My Mind / (12) For the One I Love / (13) Honest Man / (14) The Vow / (15) Move Me

 

 

Jojo hits the studio with Malay for new collaboration

8 Jun

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American singer/songwriter Joanna Levesque, known mononymously as Jojo, has teamed up with Malay for a new collaboration.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter (born James Ho) recently helmed “About You” for Capitol recording artist Fletcher alongside Kara DioGuardi, Ingrid Andress, Andrew Jacob Pruis, and Derrick Sutherland.

Malay’s resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Midnight Train”), Frank Ocean (“Nikes”), Zayn Malik (“It’s You”), Alessia Cara (“Wild Things”), Lorde (“Sober”), Tori Kelly (“Talk”), Alicia Keys (“One Thing”), Lykke Li (“Deep End”), Goapele (“Break of Dawn”) and John Legend (“Green Light”).

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In addition to contributing to Louise’s upcoming album, “Heavy Love,” Jojo is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year via her own imprint Clover Music in partnership with Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project, which follows 2016’s “Mad Love,” reportedly delivers further productions from Doc McKinney, Jamie Hartman, Stint, Oak Felder, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, D’Mile, Chris Loco, Kyle Shearer, Lido, Digital Farm Animals, Big Taste, ADP, Nick Monson, and Jussifer.

Watch the music video for “Say Love” below.

Jazmine Sullivan hits the studio with Jin Jin, Jenna Andrews

5 Jun

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American singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan has teamed up with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Jenna Andrews for a new collaboration.

Jin Jin’s recent songwriting credits include Jess Glynne’s “One Touch,” Madison Beer’s “All Day and Night,” Raye’s “Put Your Phone Down (Low),” Nina Nesbitt’s “Love Letter,” Don Diablo’s “Brave,” and Blue DeTiger’s “Mad Love.”

Meanwhile, Andrews has penned songs for Little Mix (“Motivate”), Tori Kelly (“Bottled Up”),  Jessie J (“Personal”), Lily Allen (“Everything to Feel Something”), Noah Cyrus (“I’m Stuck”), Banks (“Weaker Girl”),  Tamia (“You Give Me Something”) and Jordan Fisher (“All About Us”).

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Sullivan is expected her fourth album – featuring further contributions from Justin Timberlake and James “Malay” Ho – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Reality Show,” which peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Dumb,” “Forever Don’t Last” and “Let it Burn.”

On the songwriting front, Sullivan is responsible for co-writing Mary J. Blige’s “Thick of It,” Christina Milian’s “Say I,” Tamia’s “Still Love You,” Monica’s “Everything to Me,” Faith Evans’ “He Is,” Candice Glover’s “Cried,” Jessica Sanchez’s “Drive By,” and Jennifer Hudson’s “I’m His Only Woman.”

Watch the music video for “Insecure” below.

Arlissa hits the studio with Fredro for new collaboration

15 Mar

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa Ruppert, known mononymously as Arlissa, has teamed up with Fredro for a new collaboration.

The Swedish record producer and songwriter (born Fredrik Odesjo) has recently helmed the entirety of Ehlia Luna’s EP “Black Girl Music,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Fredro’s extensive resume boasts further works with Christina Milian (“When You Look at Me”), Mya (“Fabulous Life”), Vitamin C (“Busted”), Sugababes (“Supernatural”), Cheri Dennis (“Ooh Ooh”), Shontelle (“Ghetto Lullabye”), Jessica Mauboy (“Can Anybody Tell Me”) and Melodi Brown (“Skin”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Let This Go” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers alliances with Malay, Jesse Shatkin, Anita Blay, RyKeyz, Geoffrey Warburton, Sinai Tedross, Martin Sjolie, Andre Harris, MoZella, Jonny Hockings, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Martin Terefe, T-Collar, Pip Kembo, Stint, Kameron Grae, Wrabel, and Jeff Kleinman.

Stream the acoustic version of “Let This Go” below.

Arlissa releases acoustic version of new single “Let This Go”

1 Mar

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa Ruppert, known mononymously as Arlissa, has released the acoustic version of her new single online.

“Let This Go” – which was written by Arlissa alongside Sam Fisher, Jamal “Digi” Chammas, Jonathan Hoskins, and Justin Scott Lucas – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Arlissa’s upcoming project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers alliances with Malay, Jesse Shatkin, Anita Blay, RyKeyz, Geoffrey Warburton, Sinai Tedross, Martin Sjolie, Andre Harris, MoZella, Jonny Hockings, Lostboy, Sidnie Tipton, Martin Terefe, T-Collar, Pip Kembo, Stint, Kameron Grae, Wrabel, and Jeff Kleinman.

Stream the audio clip for “Let This Go” below.