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Frances teases new collaboration with Jess Glynne

22 Sep

Frances has teased a new collaboration with Jess Glynne.

“Not a bad spot for a few days of writing with a group of crazy talented people!! Thank you @jessglynne ❤️,” the British singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram profile on Friday (September 22, 2017).

Born Sophie Cooke, Frances released her debut album “Things I’ve Never Said” earlier this year via Cookie Records and Capitol Records. That collection also spawned contributions from Greg Kurstin (“Say it Again”), Steve Fitzmaurice (“Don’t Worry About Me”) and Mojam Music (“No Matter”).

Having previously co-written Karen Harding’s “Open My Eyes;” Frances has also penned songs on the next projects by fellow recording artists Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Liv Dawson, Ella Henderson, Sody, and Kara Marni.

Meanwhile, Glynne’s second studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh” is expected to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled collection boasts further songwriting alliances with Jin Jin (David Guetta), Kamille (Bebe Rexha), Carla Marie Williams (Craig David), Wayne Hector (Birdy), Sam Romans (John Legend), Talay Riley (Keri Hilson), Jamie Scott (Niall Horan) and Ed Sheeran (Anne-Marie).

On the production front, Glynne has worked with TMS (Zak Abel), Steve Mac (Pink), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Starsmith (Paloma Faith), Jonny Coffer (Kiesza), Bastian Langebaek (Jessie Ware), Grades (Nao), Knox Brown (Emeli Sande) and The Electric (Mabel McVey).

Watch the music video for “Hold My Hand” below.

Alex Aiono announces new promotional single details

14 Sep

Alex Aiono has announced the details for his new single online.

The Maori/Samoan-American singer and songwriter (Martin Alexander Aiono) christened “Does it Feel Like Falling” – featuring Trinidad Cardona – as his next promotional single and will release it on September 15th via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Does it Feel Like Falling” were handled by Alex Schwartz and Joe Khajadourian of The Futuristics, who are also responsible for MGK & Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things,” Selena Gomez’s “Fetish,” Natalie La Rose’s “Somebody,” and Liz Huett’s “STFU and Hold Me.”

Aiono’s upcoming project, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Levi Lennox (FKA twigs), Jin Jin (Raye), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Lisa Scinta (Fifth Harmony), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Madison Love (Zara Larsson), Verse Simmonds (K. Michelle) and Jesse Saint John (Nick Jonas).

On the production front, Aiono has worked with D’Mile (Raye), Jason Evigan (Britney Spears), Axident (Justin Bieber), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), JRY (Charlie Puth), Maestro Tha Baker (Imani Williams), Sermstyle (Dua Lipa), Jamie Hartman (Kacy Hill), ADP (Ella Eyre) and Darhyl Camper (Ne-Yo).

Stream the audio clip for “Question” below.

Ella Eyre shares music video for new single “Ego”

4 Sep

Ella Eyre has shared the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Ego” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Monday (September 4th, 2017).

The track was co-written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin, who are also behind Cheryl’s “Waiting for Lightning,” Kelly Clarkson’s “In the Blue,” Foxes’ “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Crystal Heart,” Indiana’s “Play Dead,” and Lea Michele’s “Believer.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Becky Hill, Kamille, Lauren Christy, HARLOE, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Stephenie Jones, Dayo Olatunji, Jin Jin, Caroline Ailin, Gina Kushka, Nate Campany, Samuel Preston, and Evan “Kidd” Bogart.

On the production front, Eyre has worked with Jason Evigan, Amish “ADP” Patel, Jonas Jeberg, Christian “Crada” Kalla, Jonny Coffer, Kid Harpoon, Joel Little, Toby Gad, Jarrad Rogers, Neff-U, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, Two Inch Punch, Paul O’Duffy, LOSTBOY, and Mojam Music.

Watch the music video for “Ego” below.

Era Istrefi enlists James “JHart” Abrahart for new collaboration

1 Sep

Era Istrefi has enlisted James “JHart” Abrahart for a new collaboration.

The British songwriter is known for co-writing Little Mix’s “Power,” Kelsea Ballerini’s “Machine Heart,” Zara Larsson’s “I Would Like,” Charlie Puth’s “Dangerously,” Fleur East’s “Sax,” Keith Urban’s “Wasted Time,” Rita Ora’s “Body on Me,” Stanaj’s “Changed,” and Fifth Harmony’s “I Lied.”

JHart’s resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters and producers including Greg Wells, Audra Mae, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Alex Hope, Harmony Samuels, Lindy Robbins, David Guetta, Victoria Horn, Ricky Reed, Taylor Parks, Fraser T. Smith, Shungudzo Kuyimba, and LOSTBOY.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Selena Gomez, Lea Michele), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Rihanna, Katy Perry), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Tinashe, Ella Eyre).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Rami Yacoub, Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Bonbon” below.

Era Istrefi taps Jonas Jeberg for new collaboration

27 Aug

Era Istrefi has tapped Jonas Jeberg for a new collaboration.

The Danish record producer recently helmed singles for Selena Gomez (“Fetish”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Sabrina Carpenter (“Why”), Daya (“Words”), Shawn Hook (“Reminding Me”) and Dirty Heads (“Vacation”).

Jeberg’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Ammar Malik, Cara Salimando, Danny Parker, Fransisca Hall, Ed Drewett, Gabrielle “Goldie” Nowee, Iain James, Makeba Riddick, Claude Kelly, Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, Taylor Parks, Andre Merritt, and Cathy Dennis.

Meanwhile, Istrefi is expected to release her upcoming debut album later this year via Ultra Records / B1 Recordings / Neser Music.

Her next single “No I Love Yous” – featuring French Montana – was co-written by Chloe Angelides (Lea Michele, Ariana Grande), Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard (Halsey, Camila Cabello), Lukas “Lulou” Loules (Tori Kelly, Fifth Harmony) and Alexander “Alex Purple” Kronlund (Ella Eyre, Adam Lambert).

Other songwriters and producers backing Estrefi on the still-untitled collection are Sam Romans, HitImpulse, Maegan Cottone, Two Inch Punch, Chelcee Grimes, Fred Ball, Jenna Andrews, Big Taste, Raye, Jesse Saint John, Kamille, Fred Gibson, Jin Jin, TMS, Sarah Hudson, and Felix Snow.

Watch the music video for “Redrum” below.

Ella Eyre unleashes new promotional single “Ego”

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Ella Mary McMahon, professionally known as Ella Eyre, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Ego” – featuring Ty Dolla $ign – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Eyre alongside Fransisca Hall and Jesse Shatkin, who are also behind Cheryl’s “Waiting for Lightning,” Kelly Clarkson’s “In the Blue,” Foxes’ “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Crystal Heart,” Indiana’s “Play Dead,” and Lea Michele’s “Believer.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Eyre’s sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Feline” is expected to arrive later this year via Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Becky Hill, Kamille, Lauren Christy, HARLOE, Ilsey Juber, Emily Warren, Stephenie Jones, Dayo Olatunji, Jin Jin, Caroline Ailin, Gina Kushka, Nate Campany, Samuel Preston, and Evan “Kidd” Bogart.

On the production front, Eyre has worked with Jason Evigan, ADP, Jonas Jeberg, Crada, Jonny Coffer, Kid Harpoon, Joel Little, Toby Gad, Jarrad Rogers, Neff-U, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, Two Inch Punch, Paul O’Duffy, LOSTBOY, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Ego” below.

Ray BLK reunites in the studio with Fraser T. Smith

9 Aug

British singer/songwriter Rita Ekwere, professionally known as Ray BLK, has reunited with Fraser T. Smith for Craig David’s upcoming seventh album under Sony Music Entertainment UK / Insanity Records.

The multi Grammy Award winning record producer, and songwriter previously teamed up with Ray BLK on the track “Baby Girlz,” taken from the artist’s critically-acclaimed debut mini-collection, 2016’s “Durt.”

Smith’s extensive resume boasts further works with Stormzy (“Big for Your Boots”), Dakota (“Long Hot Summer”), Cosmo Pyke (“Social Sites”), Grace (“Boyfriend Jeans”), DJ Snake (“Future, Pt. 2”), Fleur East (“Like That”), Sam Smith (“Not in That Way”) and Adele (“Set Fire to the Rain”).

Meanwhile, BLK’s upcoming project – featuring current promotional single “Doing Me” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to Gina Kushka, Tom Havelock and Jimmy Napes, who worked with BLK on “Doing Me;” Paul Epworth (Lianne La Havas), Chris Loco (Raleigh Ritchie), Jin Jin (Dido), Cass Lowe (Nick Jonas), RAYE (Louisa Johnson), Felix Joseph (Elli Ingram), MNEK (Jax Jones) and Courage (Liv Dawson) are among the other musicians expected to appear on the still-untitled collection.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Fraser T. Smith’s works!