Tag Archives: Jimmy Napes

Sam Smith announces details for new album “To Die For”

13 Feb

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Sam Smith has announced the details for her his new album.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened his third studio collection “To Die For” and will release it on May 1st via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “How Do You Sleep” – which was written by Smith alongside Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” boasts further songwriting contributions from Ryan Tedder, Louis Bell, Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Two Inch Punch, Amy Allen, Kamille, and Steve Mac.

As a songwriter, Smith recently co-penned Celine Dion’s “For the Lover That I Lost” alongside regular collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate (aka Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen). The track appears on Dion’s latest studio album, “Courage,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Watch the music video for “Dancing With a Stranger” below.

 

Anne-Marie confirms details for new single “Birthday”

2 Feb

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

The British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) dubbed “Birthday” as her next promotional cut and will release it on 7th February via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Anne-Marie alongside Brittany “Delacey” Amaradio (Halsey, Demi Lovato), Warren “Oak” Felder (Usher, Nicole Scherzinger) and Alex Niceforo (Britney Spears, Prince Royce).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Anne-Marie is scheduled to release her upcoming sophomore studio album later this year via Rudimental’s label Major Tom’s Music in parternship with Asylum Records (UK) and Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2018’s “Speak Your Mind” boasts additional contributions from Fred Ball, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, TMS, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Louis Bell, Jennifer Decilveo, Tayla Parx, Jussi “Jussifer” Karvinen, Tia Scola, Chloe George, Jonas Jeberg, Chris Loco, Emily Warren, and Jimmy Napes.

Stream the audio clip for “Can I Get Your Number” below.

Anne-Marie teases return with sophomore studio album

28 Jan

Anne-Marie has teased fans with her upcoming sophomore studio album.

“I’M BACK! #AM2,” the British singer/songwriter (born Anne-Marie Nicholson) posted to Instagram on Monday (27 January 2020).

Anne-Marie’s debut studio album, 2018’s “Speak Your Mind,” peaked to number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned singles “Alarm,” “Ciao Adios,” “Heavy,” “Then,” “Friends,” “2002” and “Perfect to Me.”

Among the producers backing Anne-Marie on her new album are TMS (Jess Glynne, Sinead Harnett), Jonas Jeberg (Tinashe, Era Istrefi), Fred Ball (Raye, Kevin Garrett), Louis Bell (Halsey, Rita Ora), Jussifer (Bebe Rexha, Kim Petras), Chris Loco (Kamille, Emeli Sande) and Jimmy Napes (Madonna, Alicia Keys).

On the songwriting front, Anne-Marie has worked with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (Tamera Foster, Craig David), Eyelar Mirzazadeh (Demi Lovato, Kara Marni), Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Jennifer Decilveo (Birdy, Dan Caplen) and Emily Warren (Dua Lipa, Charli XCX).

Stream the audio clip for “Perfect for Me” below.

 

Khalid confirms details for new single “Know Your Worth”

24 Jan

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Khalid has confirmed the details for his new single.

The American singer/songwriter dubbed “Know Your Worth” as his next promotional cut and will release it on January 30 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Know Your Worth” was collectively helmed by Jimmy Napes alongside siblings Guy and Howard Lawrence of Disclosure, who have previously worked with Sam Smith (“Latch”), Mary J. Blige (“Right Now”), The Weeknd (“Nocturnal”), Miguel (“Good Intentions”) and Lion Babe (“Hourglass”).

As mentioned in various media outlets, Khalid’s upcoming third studio collection – featuring previous singles “Up All Night” and “Eleven” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2019’s “Free Spirit,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles four singles in the shape of “Better,” “My Bad,” “Talk” and “Right Back.”

Stream the audio clip for “Eleven” below.

Mae Muller releases new single “Therapist”

20 Jan

Mae Muller has released her new single online.

“Therapist” – which was written by Muller alongside Caroline Ailin and David Pramik – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

Muller’s upcoming project – featuring the Jimmy Napes-produced “Anticlimax” and “Dick” – is expected to arrive later this year via Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly yields additional alliances with Two Inch Punch, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Marlon Roudette, Lostboy, Chiara Hunter, Max Wolfgang, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Bastian Langebaek, Ed Thomas, Invisible Men, Jake Gosling, and Naughty Boy.

Stream the audio clip for “Therapist” below.

Tori Kelly enlists Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. for new collaboration

1 Nov

Tori Kelly has enlisted Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr. for a new collaboration.

The American record producer previously worked with Tamar Braxton (“Love & War”), Mary J. Blige (“Thick of It”), Ne-Yo (“Good Man”), Jessie J (“Not My Ex”), Trey Songz (“Pretty Girl’s Lie”), Christina Aguilera (“Masochist”), Mariah Carey (“Dedicated”) and Keyshia Cole (“Trust & Believe”).

Meanwhile, Tori Kelly’s latest album “Inspired By True Events” – featuring singles “Change Your Mind,” “Sorry Would Go a Long Way,” “Language” and “2 Places” – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Jimmy Napes, Noel Zancanella, Ashley Gorley, Britten Newbill, Mike Elizondo, Tayla Parx, Justin Tranter, Audra Mae, Nate Campany, Hayley Warner, Dante Jones, Drew Love, and Bruno Major.

Stream “Inspired By True Events” below.

Olivia Dean premieres music video for new single “Password Change”

11 Oct

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Olivia Dean has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Password Change” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (October 11, 2019).

“Password Change” – which was co-written by Jonny Lattimer and produced by Oli Bayston – is now available via all other digital streaming outlets.

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Dean’s upcoming debut project under AMF Records / Virgin EMI Records, for which a title and release date is yet to be announced.

On the highly-anticipated collection, Dean has also worked with Anton Goransson, Isabella Sjostrand, Max Wolfgang, Emily Burns, Aston Rudi, Felix Joseph, Ed Thomas, Marlon Roudette, Fred Cox, and Jimmy Napes.

Watch the music video for “Password Change” below.