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Toni Braxton unleashes new promotional single “Coping”

10 Nov

Toni Braxton has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by James Newman, whose other credits include Little Mix’s “Love Me Like You,” Foxes’ “Amazing,” Hailee Steinfelds’ “Digital Love,” Calvin Harris’ “Blame,” Ashley Roberts’ “Clockwork,” Becky Hill’s “False Alarm,” Jessie Ware’s “First Time,” and Diztortion’s “I’ll Be There.”

Production duties on “Coping” were handled by Stuart Crichton, whose resume boasts additional works with Kesha (“Learn to Let Go”), Ferras (“Closer”), Eden XO (“Say That Again”), Sweet California (“Hum”), Delta Goodrem (“Believe Again”), Tina Arena (“Love You Less”) and Jamelia (“Beware the Dog”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Braxton’s upcoming eighth studio collection “Sex and Cigarettes” – featuring the Fred Ball-produced lead single “Deadwood” – is scheduled to arrive early next year via Def Jam Recordings.

Stream the audio clip for “Coping” below.

Daya hits the studio with Sean Douglas for new collaboration

26 Oct

Daya has recorded new material with Sean Douglas.

The American songwriter recently co-penned “Sorry Not Sorry” for Demi Lovato alongside Warren “Oak” Felder, Zaire Kaolo, and Trevor Brown. The track peaked to number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles.

Other notable songwriting credits by Douglas include Thomas Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man,” Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Chris Brown’s “Zero,” Fifth Harmony’s “Sledgehammer,” RedOne’s “Don’t You Need Somebody,” Dua Lipa’s “Garden,” and The Chainsmokers’ “Honest.”

Meanwhile, Daya is expected to release her sophomore studio collection early next year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Toby Gad (John Legend), Chloe Angelides (Era Istrefi), Deputy (Mack Wilds), Sasha Sloan (Camila Cabello), Jesse Saint John (Marina Diamandis), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe) and Simon Wilcox (Britney Spears).

Daya’s current promotional single “New” – which was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin and James Newman alongside the song’s producers Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza and Stargate (aka Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen) – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Watch the music video for “New” below.

Jessie Ware unleashes third studio collection “Glasshouse”

20 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessica Ware, has unleashed her third studio collection online.

“Glasshouse” – featuring productions from previous collaborators Benny Blanco, Two Inch Punch, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Dave Okumu, and Jamie Scott – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”), Julia Michaels (“Hearts”), Shungudzo (“Your Domino”) and Model Child (“Love to Love”).

Other album songwriters include Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Sarah Aarons (Dua Lipa), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus), James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld) and Samuel Preston (Olly Murs).

“Glasshouse” also boasts productions from Starsmith (Molly Kate Kestner), Julian Bunetta (Ella Henderson), Happy Perez (Frank Ocean), Cashmere Cat (Kacy Hill), John Ryan (Niall Horan), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Stint (Demi Lovato) and Fred Ball (Rihanna).

Stream “Glasshouse” below.

Jessie Ware unveils acoustic version of new promotional single “Hearts”

17 Oct

British singer/songwriter Jessica Louis Ware, professionally known as Jessie Ware, has unveiled her new promotional single online.

The acoustic version of “Hearts” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Ware alongside Julia Michaels (Pink, Gwen Stefani), Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin (Charli XCX, James Blunt) and Benjamin “Two Inch Punch” Ash (Anne-Marie, Jessie Reyez).

Ware’s third album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight,” “Selfish Love” and “Alone” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman, Alexandra “Shungudzo Kuyimba” Govere, Danny Parker, Nina Nesbitt, Ross Golan, Sarah Aarons, and Ed Sheeran.

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith, Bastian Langebaek, Andrew Wansel, Kid Harpoon, Stint, Happy Perez, Cashmere Cat, Julian Bunetta, Fred Ball, Sacha Skarbek, and John “JRY” Ryan.

Stream the audio clip for “Hearts” below.

Jessie Ware shares music video for new promotional single “Alone”

13 Oct

Jessie Ware has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Alone” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (October 12, 2017).

The track – which was co-written by Sarah Aarons and collectively produced by Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya and Thomas “Kid Harpoon” Hull – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Ware’s upcoming album “Glasshouse” – featuring previous singles “Midnight” and “Selfish Love” – is scheduled to arrive on 20 October via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

The highly-anticipated project boasts further songwriting contributions from James Newman (Dan Caplen), Shungudzo Kuyimba (Louisa Johnson), Danny Parker (Shawn Mendes), Nina Nesbitt (Jasmine Thompson), Ross Golan (Charlie Puth), Julia Michaels (Pink) and Ed Sheeran (Liam Payne).

On the production front, Ware has worked with Starsmith (Joel Compass), Bastian Langebaek (Jess Glynne), Andrew Wansel (Usher), Benny Blanco (Kacy Hill), Happy Perez (Miguel), Cashmere Cat (Ariana Grande), Julian Bunetta (Niall Horan), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), Two Inch Punch (Rag’n’Bone Man), Sacha Skarbek (Charlotte OC) and John “JRY” Ryan (Harry Styles).

Watch the music video for “Alone” below.

Daya announces new promotional single details

10 Oct

Daya has announced the details for her new single.

The American singer/songwriter (born Grace Martine Tandon) christened “New” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on October 12 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan, Selena Gomez), James Newman (Kesha, Hailee Steinfeld), Nolan “Sir Nolan” Lambroza (Rita Ora, Nick Jonas) and Stargate (Beyonce, Christina Milian).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Daya’s forthcoming second studio collection is expected to arrive early next year via ARTBEATZ Entertainment / Sony Music Red.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Sit Still, Look Pretty” reportedly boasts additional contributions from Toby Gad (Pixie Lott, Natasha Bedingfield), Sasha Sloan (Alma, Camila Cabello), Deputy (Raye, Mack Wilds), Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Demi Lovato) and Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tinashe, Era Istrefi).

Watch the music video for “Hide Away” below.

Jessie Ware reveals tracklisting for new album “Glasshouse”

13 Sep

Jessie Ware has revealed the tracklisting for her third album, “Glasshouse,” which will arrive later this year via PMR Records in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Interscope Records (US).

Current promotional single “Selfish Love” – which was co-written by Ross Golan, Ammar Malik, Ryan Tedder, Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin, Magnus “Cashmere” Hoiberg Cat and Nathan “Happy” Perez – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the highly-anticipated project, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Tough Love,” Ware has also enlisted the songwriting services of fellow recording artists including Ed Sheeran (“Sam”), Kiah Victoria (“Midnight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Slow Me Down”) and Julia Michaels (“Hearts”).

Other album contributors include Julian Bunetta (Harry Styles), Two Inch Punch (Sabrina Claudio), Andrew “Pop” Wansel (Usher), Fred Ball (Toni Braxton), JRY (Charlie Puth), Samuel Preston (Ella Eyre), James Newman (Olly Murs), Bastian Langebaek (Amber-Simone) and Starsmith (Joel Compass).

See the tracklisting for “Glasshouse” below.

(1) Midnight / (2) Thinking About You / (3) Stay Awake, Wait for Me / (4) Your Domino / (5) Alone / (6) Selfish Love / (7) First Time / (8) Hearts / (9) Slow Me Down / (10) Finish What We Started / (11) Last of the True Believers / (12) Sam