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Lennon Stella signs new deal with RECORDS / Columbia Records

18 Jan

Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress Lennon Stella has signed a new deal with RECORDS/Columbia Records and will release her upcoming debut project later this year.

“Lennon’s unique artistry, point of view, distinctive vocal ability and star-power is simply overwhelming,” says Barry Weiss, Partner & Co-Founder, RECORDS. “We’re super excited to have her here at RECORDS. I’m elated that Jenna Andrews (who does A&R for the label) brought her to us.”

“I feel so lucky to work hand in hand with this incredible and inspiring group of people. There are no words to describe the feeling of finally being able to release my own music, something I have always dreamed of,” says Stella.

On the still-untitled collection, Stella has worked with songwriters including Amy Wadge, Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Sarah Aarons, Trey Campbell, Sean Douglas, Max McElligott, Ali Tamposi, Chloe Angelides, Emily Warren, Fiona Bevan, Caitlyn Scarlett, Ella Henderson, Nate Cyphert, Parson James, Sam Fisher, Bipolar Sunshine, Elliphant, Ashlyn Wilson, and Jenna Andrews.

Among the producers backing Stella on the project are Joel Little, Ajay “Stint” Bhattacharyya, Jonny Lattimer, MNEK, Alex Hope, Gladius James, Daniel “Robopop” Omelio, Two Inch Punch, Philip “Pip” Kembo, Tommy English, Jesse Shatkin, Big Taste, Jason Evigan, M-Phazes, Alex Niceforo, Benny Cassette, Steve Mostyn, Joe Janiak, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Ella Eyre drafts Banx & Ranx for new collaboration

14 Jan

British singer/songwriter Ella Eyre (real name Ella Mary McMahon) has drafted Banx & Ranx for a new collaboration.

Composed of Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi; the Canadian songwriting/production duo are known for helming singles performed by Olly Murs (“Kiss Me”), KStewart (“Sex for Breakfast”), Lady Leshurr (“OMW”), Stylo G (“Under Construction”), Kevin Lyttle (“Slow Motion”), Alx Veliz (“Duele”) and Paris & Simo f/ Karen Harding (“Come as You Are”).

Banx & Ranx have also worked with songwriters and fellow producers including Supa Dups, Ayak Thiik, Di Genius, Raye, Arnthor Birgisson, Chelcee Grimes, Arnthor Birgisson, Cleo Tighe, Lil Eddie, Angela Hunte, Steve Robson, Lindy Robbins, Billboard, Grace Tither, Adam Baptiste, and Ina Wroldsen.

Meanwhile, Eyre is expected to release her upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Fransisca Hall-assisted / Jesse Shatkin-produced lead single “Ego” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further alliances with Jonny Coffer, Kamille, Toby Gad, Ilsey Juber, Jason Evigan, Lauren Christy, Two Inch Punch, Emily Warren, Jonas Jeberg, Becky Hill, ADP, Steph Jones, Crada, Grace Barker, Emanuel Kiriakou, Dyo, Paul O’Duffy, Caroline Ailin, Nate Campany, Harloe, Jarrad Rogers, Gina Kushka, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, and HitImpulse.

Stream the audio clip for “Ego” below.

Anne-Marie releases new promotional single “Then”

19 Dec

British singer/songwriter Anne-Marie Nicholson, known mononymously as Anne-Marie, has released her new promotional single online.

“Then” – which was co-written by regular collaborators Ina Wroldsen and Steve Mac – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “Heavy,” “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is expected to arrive early next year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further songwriting contributions from Emily Warren, Kamille, Ed Sheeran, Sasha Sloan, Negin Djafari, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Chelcee Grimes, Thomas Jules, Natasha Bedingfield, Stacy Barthe, JHart, Amy Wadge, Jin Jin, and Raye.

On the production front, Anne-Marie has worked with Mojam Music, Fred Cox, Chris Loco, Adriano Buffone, Justin Parker, Felix Snow, Moon Willis, Jonas Jeberg, Digital Farm Animals, Knox Brown, Jesse Shatkin, Rick Nowels, Greg Wells, Jamie Scott, Bless Beats, and Fraser T. Smith.

Stream the audio clip for “Then” below.

Anne-Marie reunites with Ina Wroldsen, Steve Mac for new promotional single “Then”

14 Dec

Anne-Marie has confirmed the details for her new single online.

The British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) christened “Then” as her next promotional cut and will release it on December 15 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Ina Wroldsen, whose other credits include Clean Bandit’s “Symphony,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand,” Sofia Carson’s “Love is the Name,” Madison Beer’s “Melody,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Adore,” and Britney Spears’ “He About to Lose Me.”

Production duties on “Then” were handled by Steve Mac, who is also responsible for Pink’s “What About Us,” Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Birdy’s “Hear You Calling,” Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Let Me Be Yours,” Rita Ora’s “Your Song,” and Liam Payne’s “Bedroom Floor.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous promotional singles “Heavy,” “Ciao Adios” and “Alarm” – is expected to arrive early next year via Major Tom’s Music in partnership with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Chris Loco, Emily Warren, Moon Willis, Kamille, Justin Parker, Negin Djafari, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jonas Jeberg, Raye, Bless Beats, Sasha Sloan, Fraser T. Smith, Chelcee Grimes, Jamie Scott, Stacy Barthe, Jesse Shatkin, Natasha Bedingfield, Digital Farm Animals, Jin Jin, Ed Sheeran, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Heavy” below.

Grace Mitchell delivers new promotional single “Riiich”

10 Nov

Grace Mitchell has delivered her new promotional single online.

“Riich” – which was written by Mitchell alongside Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic and Noel Zancanella – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Riiich” were collectively handled by Tedder and Zach Skelton, who are also responsible for Rachel Platten’s “Labels,” Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls,” and James Blunt’s “Love Me Better.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mitchell’s upcoming project – featuring the Martin Johnson-produced “Come Back for You,” Cara Salimando-penned “French Becky” and Teddy Geiger-assisted “Capital Letters” – is expected to arrive early next year via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin, Julie Frost, Francis “Eg” White, Justin Tranter, Emily Warren, Jussi “Jussifer” Illmari, Alex Hope, Brett “Leland” McLaughlin, Justin Parker, Fraser T. Smith, and Jesse Shatkin.

Stream the audio clip for “Riiich” below.

Kelly Clarkson liberates new studio collection “Meaning of Life”

27 Oct

Kelly Clarkson has liberated her eighth studio collection online.

“Meaning of Life” – featuring promotional singles “Love So Soft” and the Molly Kate Kestner-penned “Move You” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Piece By Piece” boasts productions from Jesse Shatkin (Rihanna), Nick Ruth (Carly Rae Jepsen), Mick Schultz (Lights), Greg Kurstin (John Legend), Nova Wav (Kehlani) and The Monarch (Chris Brown).

On the songwriting front, Clarkson has also worked with Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (James Blunt), Priscilla Renea (Mary J. Blige), Ilsey Juber (Jessica Simpson), Audra Mae (Melanie Fiona), Katie Pearlman (Superfruit), Jessica “Harloe” Karpov (Nick Jonas) and Michael Pollack (Charli XCX).

Stream “Meaning of Life” below.

Paloma Faith releases new promotional single “Guilty”

26 Oct

Paloma Faith has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Ella Henderson alongside Wayne Hector, whose recent credits include Emeli Sande’s “Highs & Lows,” Little Mix’s “Nothing Else Matters,” Taya’s “When You’re Sober,” Kaiser Chef’s “Sunday Morning,” and Jones’ “Til We Get There.”

Production duties on “Guilty” were handled by regular collaborators TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes), who have also contributed to the next projects by Maroon 5, Anne-Marie, Era Istrefi, Noah Cyrus, Louis Tomlinson, Alma, Sabina Ddumba, Calum Scott, Mabel, Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding, Nick Jonas, and Rihanna.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Faith’s upcoming fourth album “The Architect” – featuring previous promotional single “Crybaby” – will on November 17 via Sony Music Entertainment UK / RCA Records Label.

The follow-up to 2014’s “A Perfect Contradiction” boasts further contributions from Starsmith, Lindy Robbins, Cleo Tighe, Jesse Shatkin, Knox Brown, Sia Furler, John Newman, Zak Abel, Carla Marie Williams, Klas Ahlund, Jin Jin, Francis “Eg” White, Samuel Dixon, and Cass Lowe.

Stream the audio clip for “Guilty” below.