Tag Archives: Jez Ashurst

Little Mix reunite with Kamille for new collaboration

12 Mar

Little Mix have reunited with Kamille for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter previously co-penned “Black Magic,” “Love Me Like You,” “Hair,” “Shout Out to My Ex” and “Power,” taken from the albums “Get Weird” (2015) and “Glory Days” (2016), respectively.

Kamille’s debut mini-album “My Head’s a Mess” – featuring lead promotional single “Body” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Little Mix are expected to release their fifth studio collection later this year via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Goldfingers, Maegan Cottone, Chris Loco, Fred Ball, Red Triangle, Sinead Harnett, Jez Ashurst, Rachel Furner, Tre Jean-Marie, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, James Newman, Chelcee Grimes, Freedo, Philip Plested, and Iain James.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

Louise Redknapp signs new publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music

6 Feb

British singer/songwriter Louise Redknapp, known mononymously as Louise, has signed a new publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music and is currently working on her upcoming fifth studio collection.

The global publishing music company also houses artists, songwriters, and producers including Mattman & Robin, Jay Z, Beyoncé, Ian Kirkpatrick, Katy Perry, Ashley Gorley, Julia Michaels, Raye, Scott Harris, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Madonna, Justin Tranter, Asia Whiteacre, Birdy, & more.

For her next project, Louise has worked with songwriters and fellow recording artists including Katy B, Sinead Harnett, Maiday, Negin Djafari, Dyo, Grace Tither, Carla Monroe, Jaxxon, Rachel Furner, Bryn Christopher, Iain James, Liam O’Donnell, Andrew Jackson, and Jacob Attwooll.

Among the producers Louise has worked with are EASYFUN, Jim Duguid, Michael Angelo, Ollie Green, Jonny Hockings, Lostboy, Phil Cook, Jez Ashurst, Adam Argyle, P3OPLE, Bradford Ellis, Sam Klempner, and LDN Noise.

Stream the audio clip for “Stuck in the Middle With You” below.

Little Mix reunite with Rachel Furner for new collaboration

16 Dec

Little Mix have reunited with Rachel Furner for a new collaboration.

“Great week writing with @littlemix and the most amazing writers,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Friday (December 15, 2017).

Furner previously co-wrote “Secret Love Song” for Little Mix alongside Emma Rohan and Jez Ashurst. The Jayson DeZuzuio-produced/Jason Derulo-featuring cut peaked to number six on the UK Singles Chart.

Furner’s songwriting resume boasts additional works with Craig David (“Love Me Like It’s Yesterday”), Frances (“Under Our Feet”), The Vamps (“Personal”), Earl (“Travelling Heart”), Matt Terry (“Trouble”), Catherine McGrath (“Talk of This Town”), Una Healy (“Staring at the Moon”) and Grey (“Room 101”).

Meanwhile, Little Mix – composed of Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall – are expected to release their fifth studio collection early next year via Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

The follow-up to 2016’s “Glory Days” reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from Red Triangle, Sinead Harnett, Jez Ashurst, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Tre Jean-Marie, Chelcee Grimes, Iain James, Fridolin “Freedo” Walcher, Philip Plested, and James Newman.

Stream the audio clip for “Secret Love Song” below.

Molly Kate Kestner premieres music video for new single “Footprints”

30 Sep

Molly Kate Kestner has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Footprints” to her YouTube channel on Thursday (September 28, 2017).

The track – which was co-written with Ingrid Andress and Michael Pollack – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Kestner’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous singles “Compromise,” “It’s You,” “I Don’t Know,” “Good Die Young” and “Prom Queen” – is expected to arrive in 2018 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from Jez Ashurst (Little Mix), BloodPop (Justin Bieber), Toby Gad (Alicia Keys), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Chris Loco (Emeli Sande), Adriano Buffone (Janelle Monae), Jim Duguid (Ella Eyre) and Mac & Phil (Jacob Banks).

On the songwriting front, Kestner co-penned “Move You” for Kelly Clarkson alongside Amy “AMES” Kuney and Nick Ruth. The track appears on Clarkson’s eighth album, “Meaning of Life,” out on October 27 via Atlantic Records.

Watch the music video for “Footprints” below.

Ella Henderson teams with Naughty Boy for new collaboration

12 Jul

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has teamed up with Naughty Boy (born Shahid Khan) for a new collaboration.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Naughty Boy release or Henderson’s upcoming sophomore album under Syco Music.

Naughty Boy’s current promotional single “Should’ve Been Me” – featuring Kyla and Popcaan – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

His upcoming still-untitled album, which follows 2013’s “Hotel Cabana,” reportedly boasts further guest appearances from Mike Posner, Raye, Bibi Bourelly, MNEK, Ella Eyre, DNCE, Tamera Foster, Ava Lily, Marsha Ambrosius, Kiesza, Sam Romans, Bebe Rexha, and Miguel.

Meanwhile, Henderson’s next studio collection, which follows 2014’s “Chapter One,” is expected to arrive later this year.

Among the producers set to appear on the album are Isa Machine, Jordan Riley, Youthonix, Fred Ball, TMS, Electric, Jez Ashurst, KIN, Fraser T. Smith, GRADES, Jonny Coffer, Robopop, Dallas Austin, Mojam Music, Warren Felder, Cutfather, Jason Evigan, Goldfingers, Noel Zancanella, Kuya, Johan Carlsson, Fred Ball, Cass Lowe, Parker Ighile, Josh Record, and Mac & Phil.

Watch the music video for “Should’ve Been Me” below.

Ella Henderson drafts Laconic for sophomore album

8 May

British singer/songwriter Ella Henderson has worked with Ashley Milton and Daniel Goudie of Laconic for her upcoming sophomore album.

The production and songwriting duo have previously helmed songs for Cover Drive (“Easy Life”), Mic Lowry (“Whiskey Kisses”), Kelli-Leigh (“Doctor Doctor”), Tanya Lacey (“Body Rock”), Kieran Alleyne (“Critical”), Peking Dut (“Stranger”), Sebastian Guy (“Cruel Intentions”), Karen Harding (“Chemistry”), Stevie McCrorie (“Cannonballs”) and Cherri V (“Finders Keepers”).

Laconic’s extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters Kerrie Thomas-Armstrong, Maegan Cottone, Caroline Ailin, Jin Jin, Fiona Bevan, Rachel Furner, Chelcee Grimes, Ayak Thiik, Eyelar, Jessica Agombar, Fransisca Hall, Chiara Hunter, Gina Kushka, Emily Warren, Soaky Siren, Whitney Phillips, Nicola Roberts, Ina Wroldsen, Maiday, Tom Aspaul, Philip Plested, BullySongs, Ed Drewett, Jesse St. John, Tebey Ottoh, Nate Cyphert, Shae Jacobs, Paddy Dalton, Tom Havelock, and JHart.

Fans of their works should also keep an eye on the next releases by DAKOTA, Melissa Steel, Fleur East, Sigrid, Imani Williams, Rachel Adedeji, Troi Irons, Vanessa White, Taya, Saara Aalto, Becky Hill, KStewart, John Buckley, Madcon, Tom Walker, Calum Scott, Rixton, Tiggs Da Author, and Aston Merrygold.

Meanwhile, Henderson is scheduled release her sophomore studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One,” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Cutfather, Daniel Davidsen, Kasper Larsen, Dallas Austin, Jordan Riley, Cass Lowe, Parker Ighile, Jonny Coffer, Fraser T. Smith, Emanuel Kiriakou, Julian Bunetta, Glass Animals, Andrew Goldstein, TMS, Jason Evigan, Warren “Oak” Felder, Electric, Fred Ball, Jez Ashurst, Mojam Music, Noel Zancanella, GRADES, Josh Record, Robopop, Isa Machine, MYKL, Joe Janiak, Patrik Patrikious, Youthonix, Adam Argyle, Jamie Scott, MNEK, Kuya Productions, JRY, and Mac & Phil.

Stream “Chapter One” below.

Ella Henderson hits the studio with MNEK

16 Mar

Ella Henderson has recorded new music with MNEK.

The British singer, songwriter and record producer – real name Uzoechi Emenike – is known for his works with Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”), Jojo (“Good Thing”), Karen Harding (“Say Something”), Sabina Ddumba (“Time”), Becky Hill (“Warm”), Madonna (“Hold Tight”), Craig David (“Change My Love”), MØ (“Final Song”), Little Mix (“Nothing Feels Like You”) and Beyonce (“Hold Up”).

MNEK fans should also keep an eye on the next projects by Ray BLK, Akon, Christina Aguilera, Zara Larsson, Dua Lipa, Chromeo, Bebe Rexha, Diztortion, Melissa Steel, Tamera Foster, KStewart, Camille Purcell, Terri Walker, Brandon Skeie, Wolfie, Charli XCX, Shift K3Y, and TYNI.

Henderson, on the other hand, will release the follow-up to 2014’s “Chapter One” later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

Other hitmakers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are TMS, Jason Evigan, Fraser T. Smith, Dallas Austin, Cass Lowe, The Rascals, Johan Carlsson, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, Parker Ighile, Josh Record, Electric, Warren “Oak” Felder, Noel Zancanella, Adam Argyle, Jez Ashurst, Mojam Music, Steve Mac, Jamie Scott, Kuya Productions, Robopop, Isa Machine, GRADES, Jonny Coffer, Steve Robson, Patrik Patrikious, Youthonix, Joe Janiak, MYKL, Julian Bunetta, John Henry Ryan, and Mac & Phil.

Watch the music video for “The Rhythm” below.