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Janelle Monae premieres music video for new single “Pynk”

10 Apr

Janelle Monae has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Pynk” was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and actress’ YouTube channel on Tuesday (April 10, 2018).

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets, “Pynk” was co-written by Monae and Tayla Parx alongside its producers Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s upcoming album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous promotional singles “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane” – will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Pynk” below.

Janelle Monae drafts Grimes for new promotional single “Pynk”

1 Apr

Janelle Monae has selected her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened “Pynk” – featuring Grimes – as the next promotional cut from her upcoming third studio collection, “Dirty Computer,” which will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The Aerosmith-sampling track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tayla Parx and collectively produced by regular collaborators Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s current single “Make Me Feel” – which was produced by Mattman & Robin and co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Make Me Feel” below.

Alexandra Burke delivers new album “The Truth Is”

16 Mar

British singer/songwriter Alexandra Burke has delivered her new album online.

“The Truth Is” – featuring lead promotional single “Shadow” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2012’a “Heartbreak on Hold” was produced by Gordon Mills Jr., whose credits include “This” with Ed Sheeran on the multi million selling album “+” and Newton Faulkner’s mega hit “Dream Catch Me”.

Other producers and songwriters backing Burke on “The Truth Is” are Sons of Sonix (aka Moses Samuels & Michael Akinkunmi), Tanika Bailey, Paul Meehan, Brian Rawling, Dee Freer, Kassa Alexander, Natalia Hajjara, Shane Filan, Emma Rohan, David Wood, Ana Diaz, BullySongs, Reign Write, and Jim Duguid.

Stream “The Truth Is” below.

Janelle Monae unleashes music video for new single “Make Me Feel”

23 Feb

Janelle Monae has unleashed the music video for her new single online.

The Alan Ferguson-directed clip for “Make Me Feel” was posted to the American singer-songwriter’s YouTube channel on Thursday (February 22, 2018).

Co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter alongside Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson of Swedish production duo Mattman & Robin; “Make Me Feel” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Monae’s upcoming fourth studio collection “Dirty Computer” is scheduled to arrive on April 27 via Wondaland Records and Bad Boy Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jonny Lattimer, Ina Wroldsen, Adriano Buffone, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Mr. Hudson, Tayla Parx, Jim Duguid, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Stacy Barthe.

Watch the music video for “Make Me Feel” below.

Janelle Monae confirms new album “Dirty Computer”

19 Feb

Janelle Monae has confirmed the title for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, and model christened her fifth studio collection “Dirty Computer” and will release it later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly delivers productions and songwriting contributions from Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jonny Lattimer, Ina Wroldsen, Adriano Buffone, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Mr. Hudson, Tayla Parx, Jim Duguid, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Stacy Barthe.

Monae’s last studio collection, 2013’s “The Electric Lady,” peaked to number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Q.U.E.E.N,” “Dance Apocalyptic” and “Prime Time.”

She has also teamed up with mega record producer Pharrell Williams on two tracks in the shape of “Jalapeno” and “Isn’t This the World,” taken from the 2016 original motion picture soundtrack, “Hidden Figures.”

Watch the album trailer for “Dirty Computer” 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.

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.