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Craig David unwraps tracklist for new album “Following My Intuition”

19 Aug


Craig David has unwrapped the tracklisting for his upcoming album.

The British singer-songwriter will release “Following My Intuition” on September 30 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records.

Current single “Ain’t Giving Up” – featuring production duties from Bruce “Sigala” Fielder – is now available for download via iTunes.

The keenly-awaited collection boasts further contributions from TMS, Jim Beanz, KStewart, Jacob Attwooll, Andre Merritt, KAYTRANADA, Alan Simpson, Blonde, Michael Hannides, White N3rd, MNEK, and Tre Jean-Marie.

Peep the tracklisting for “Following My Intuition” below.

(1) Ain’t Giving Up / (2) When the Bassline Drops / (3) Don’t Go / (4) 16 / (5) Couldn’t Be Mine / (6) One More Time / (7) Change My Love / (8) Nothing Like This / (9) Got It Good / (10) All We Needed / (11) Louder Than Words / (12) What If / (13) Like a Fan / (14) Better with You / Deluxe Edition: (15) No Holding Back / (16) Here with Me / (17) Warm It Up / (18) Sink or Swim

Zendaya teams up with Chris Brown for new single

3 Feb

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Zendaya has revealed the details for her new single.

The actress-singer-songwriter christened “Something New” – featuring Chris Brown – as the first promotional cut from her upcoming second album.

Production duties on “Something New” were handled by Leon Thomas and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals (Fleur East), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Madonna) and Antonio “Tony” Dixon (Justin Bieber).

Zendaya’s sophomore studio collection is scheduled for release later this year through Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Other album contributors include Timbaland (Justin Timberlake), Diane Warren (Leona Lewis), RoccStar (Prince Royce), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Deputy (Rihanna), Taylor Parks (Meghan Trainor), and Jim Beanz (Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Neverland” below.

V Bozeman, Timbaland release new single “Smile”

26 Sep

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V Bozeman has released her new single online.

“Smile” – featuring regular collaborator Timbaland – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track was collectively helmed by Kirby Lauryen (Beyonce, Ariana Grande), James “Jim Beanz” Washington (Craig David, Nelly Furtado) and Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley (Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake).

Bozeman’s upcoming studio collection is entitled “Music is My Boyfriend” and it will hit stores via Mosley Music Group in partnership with Epic Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Smile” below.

Britney Spears reunites with Danja for ninth album

13 Sep

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Britney Spears has reunited with Danja for her upcoming ninth album.

Danja is known for producing and co-writing “Gimme More” for Spears along with Keri Hilson, Marcella Araica, and James “Jim Beanz” Washington. The track peaked to number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

The hitmaker – born Nathaniel Daniels – also helmed two songs on Spears’ next studio collection “Circus” in the shape “Kill the Lights” and “Blur.”

Meanwhile, the “Toxic” star is expected to release her forthcoming album in 2016 through Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The keenly-awaited LP features further alliances with Alex Da Kid (Rihanna), Simon Wilcox (Nick Jonas), Ian Kirkpatrick (Jason Derulo), Chantal Kreviazuk (Pia Mia), Matthew Koma (Kelly Clarkson) and DJ Mustard (Tinashe).

Current single “Pretty Girls” – featuring production duties by the Invisible Men and songwriting contributions by Maegan Cottone and Little Mix – is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

Watch the music video for “Work Bitch” below.

Zendaya collaborates with Deputy for sophomore album

28 Apr


Zendaya has collaborated with Deputy for her upcoming sophomore album.

“Just sat down with @Zendaya in the studio… Deputy and Zendaya coming soon,” the record producer tweeted on Monday (April 27, 2015).

Deputy is known for producing Rihanna’s hit single “Bitch Better Have My Money” along with Travis Scott, WondaGurl and Kanye West.  The track is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Roc Nation Records.

His resume also includes works with A-list musicians such as Wale [Atlantic Records], J. Cole [Columbia Records], Ne-Yo [Motown Records], Rick Ross [Maybach Music Group] and The-Dream [Capitol Records].

Meanwhile, Zendaya is expected to release her second studio collection later this year under Hollywood Records. The still-untitled project follows 2013’s “Zendaya,” which spawned international hit single “Replay.”

Other producers associated with the new album are Babyface (Beyonce, Mariah Carey), Timbaland (Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake), Jim Beanz (Keri Hilson, Jennifer Hudson) and RoccStar (Fergie, Jennifer Lopez).

Watch the music video for “Replay” below.

Zendaya hits the studio with Talay Riley, Timbaland, Jim Beanz

4 Apr


Singer and actress Zendaya has recently recorded new material with Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, James “Jim Beanz” Washington and Talay Riley.

“Latest nights were my greatest nights @timbaland @talayriley @beanzbeanzbeanz,” she posted to her Instagram account.

Riley is known for co-writing Wilkinson’s “Afterglow” f/ Becky Hill [Virgin EMI Records], Nathan Sykes’ “More Than You’ll Ever Know” [Global Entertainment] and Ellie Goulding’s “In My City” [Polydor Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next projects by Usher [RCA Records], Keri Hilson [Interscope Records], Tamera Foster [Syco Music] and Jason Derulo [Beluga Heights / Warner Bros. Records].

Meanwhile, Timbaland and Beanz have served as prominent producers and songwriters for the original motion picture soundtrack, “Empire,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Their other credits include Nelly Furtado’s “Maneater” [Geffen Records], Danity Kane’s “Want It” [Atlantic Records], Jennifer Hudson’s “Pocketbook” [J Records] and Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long” f/ Missy Elliot [Hollywood Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Zendaya is scheduled to release her sophomore album later this year under Hollywood Records. The still-untitled LP follows 2013’s “Zendaya,” which spawned international hit single “Replay.”

Other producers on the highly-anticipated CD are Babyface (Jess Glynne, Sevyn Streeter), Antonio Dixon (Justin Bieber, Colbie Caillat), Khris Riddick-Tynes (Ariana Grande, Delta Goodrem) and RoccStar (Fergie, Chris Brown).

On the songwriting front, Zendaya has teamed with Tiffany Fred (Tamar Braxton, Pixie Lott), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez), Taylor Parks (Elle Varner, Tori Kelly), Eric Bellinger (Brandy, Teyana Taylor) and Paul “Phamous” Shelton (Nick Jonas, Natasha Bedingfield).

Watch the music video “Replay” below.

V. Bozeman premieres “Black and Blue” music video

8 Mar


V. Bozeman has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the Adam Tillman-Young-directed / Shalonda Cornitcher-produced visual clip for “Black and Blue” to her official YouTube channel on Thursday (March 05, 2015).

“Black and Blue” was co-written by Jim Beanz, whose other credits include Britney Spears’ “Gimme More” [Jive Records], Danity Kane’s “Bad Girl” [Atlantic Records] and Craig David’s “Insomnia” [Warner Bros. Records].

Production duties were handled by Timbaland, who is also responsible for Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long” [Hollywood Records], Beyonce’s “Partition” [Columbia Records] and Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” [RCA Records].

As mentioned in earlier posts, Bozeman is currently putting the final touches on her upcoming debut album “Music is My Boyfriend” and will release it later this year via Mosley Music Group in conjunction with Epic Records.

Watch the music video for “Black and Blue” below.