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Jojo hits the studio with Stacy Barthe for new collaboration

25 Apr

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

Barthe’s songwriting resume boasts works with Rihanna (“Cheers”), Alicia Keys (“Limitedless”), Teyana Taylor (“Outta My League”), Marsha Ambrosius (“So Good”), Bridget Kelly (“Carry My Cross”), Melanie Fiona (“Like I Love You”), Lauriana Mae (“Marvelous”) and Ciara (“Flaws and All”).

Her debut album “Becoming” – featuring productions from Malay, Benny Cassette, and Darhyl “DJ” Camper – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

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 reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Chloe Angelides, Isabella Kearney-Nurse, Max Wolfgang, Diana Gordon, Natt Dunn, Sebastian Kole, Caroline Ailin, Steph Jones, Iain James, Kennedi Lykken, Skyler Stonestreet, Myah Marie, and Boy Matthews.

Stream the audio clip for “Flawed Beautiful Creatures” below.

Sasha Keable releases new single “Treat Me Like I’m All Yours”

28 Feb

Sasha Keable has released her new promotional single online.

“Treat Me Like I’m All Yours” – which was written by Keable alongside Boy Matthews, Junior “Jay-Keyz” Kusi and Kassa “PRGRSHN” Alexander – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Keable’s upcoming mini-album “MAN” – featuring previous promotional single “That’s the Shit” – is scheduled to arrive later this year. Other tracks expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are “Mr. Always Impatient,” “Three Bags” and “Your Touch.”

Besides providing guest vocals on Diztortion’s “Put Your Love on Me” and Disclosure’s “Voices,” Keable also co-wrote Fantasia Barrino’s “Wait for You” alongside Vanya Taylor, Scott “Babydaddy” Hoffman and Daniel “Grades” Traynor.

Stream the audio clip for “Treat Me Like I’m All Yours” below.

Rita Ora enlists Kennedi, Boy Matthews for new collaboration

10 Feb

Rita Ora has enlisted Kennedi and Boy Matthews for a new collaboration.

Besides providing guest vocals on High Contrasts’s “Questions,” Wilkinson’s “Wash Away (Calling for You”), Dan Barber’s “Time for Living” and Hayden James’ “Just Friends,” Boy Matthews (real name James Norton) is also repsonsible for co-writing Zayn Malik’s “Rainberry,” Little Mix’s “Motivate,” Clare Maguire’s “The Valley,” and Duke Dumont’s “Ocean.”

Meanwhile, Kennedi’s songwriting resume boasts works with Ariana Grande (“Fake Smile”), Dua Lipa (“Swan Song”), Isabella Moner (“I’ll Stay”), Hailee Steinfeld (“Back to Life”), Lennon Stella (“Bad”), Jess Kent (“Bass Bumps”), NOTD (“Been There, Done That”) and BLVK JVCK (“Mine Luv”).

Ora’s latest studio collection “Phoenix” – featuring singles “Your Song,” “Anywhere,” “Girls” and “Let You Love Me” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Her song “Soul Survivor” – which was co-written by Simon Wilcox and Georgia Ku alongside Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen of Norwegian production duo Stargate – was featured in the first-ever Super Bowl ad for Bumble, the women-centric dating app.

Stream the audio clip for “Soul Survivor” below.

Janice Kavander liberates new single “Love You Like I Should”

9 Apr

Swedish singer/songwriter Janice Kavander has liberated her new single online.

“Love You Like I Should” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Janice alongside James “Jay” Norton, whose other credits include Clare Maguire’s “The Valley,” DJ S.K.T’s “All I Wanna Do,” Jax Jones’ “Celebrate,” Duke Dumont’s “Ocean Drive,” Symphony Hall’s “One Night Stand,” and High Contrast’s “Questions.”

Production duties on “Love You Like I Should” were handled by Andreas Soderlund, whose resume boasts further works with artists / acts including Feels Like Violence, Lilly Ahlberg, Erik Rapp, Grace Carter, Duncan de Moor, Rhys Lewis, and Elias & The Wizzkids.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Janice’s debut project – featuring previous promotional singles “Answer,” “Secrets” and “Don’t Need To” – will arrive later this year via Four Music Productions / If Music Could Talk.

Among the musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled collection are Javeon McCarthy (Sasha Keable, Julio Bashmore), Two Inch Punch (Noah Cyrus, Ella Eyre) and Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith, Charlotte OC).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love You Like I Should” below.