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Sam Smith confirms details for new single “How Do You Sleep?”

10 Jul

Sam Smith has confirmed the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter (born Samuel Frederick Smith) christened “How Do You Sleep?” as his next promotional cut and will release it on July 19 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was written by Sam Smith alongside Swedish hitmakers Savan Kotecha (Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and Max Martin (Taylor Swift, Katy Perry).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Smith’s upcoming third album – featuring the Normani-assisted single “Dancing With A Stranger” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

Besides confirmed collaborators Jimmy Napes and Stargate, the follow-up to 2017’s “The Thrill Of It All” reportedly yields additional contributions from Steve Mac (Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora), Kamille (Mabel, Ella Henderson), Two Inch Punch (Mae Muller, Ella Eyre) and Amy Allen (Halsey, Selena Gomez).

Stream the audio clip for “Dancing With A Stranger” below.

 

Bishop Briggs teams with Wayne Hector for new collaboration

4 Jul

British singer/songwriter Sarah McLaughlin, known by her stage name Bishop Briggs, has teamed up with Wayne Hector for a new collaboration.

Hector’s recent songwriting credits include Mahalia’s “Simmer,” Rita Ora’s “Ritual,” Maren Morris’ “Kingdom of One,” Prettymuch’s “Healthy,” Josh Groban’s “Won’t Look Back,” and Leon Bridges’ “Bad Bad News.”

Hector also worked with producers including Soulshock & Karlin, Cutfather, Steve Mac, Julian Bunetta, Greg Kurstin, Arnthor Birgisson, Lucas Secon, Richard Stannard, Felix Joseph, Jonah Christian, and Future Cut.

Meanwhile, Briggs’ upcoming sophomore album – featuring further contributions from Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Jimmy Napes – is expected to arrive later this year via Teleport Records / Island Records.

Her debut studio collection “Church of Scars” – featuring singles “Wild Horses,” “River,” “Hi-Lo (Hollow),” “Dream” and “White Flag” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream Wayne Hector’s Selected Discography below.

 

Tori Kelly reveals details for new album “Inspired By True Events”

28 Jun

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Tori Kelly has revealed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer (born Victoria Loren Kelly) christened her next studio collection “Inspired by True Events” and will release it on August 9 via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

Current promotional single “Sorry Would Go A Long Way” – which was co-written by Bruno Major and produced by Jimmy Napes – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Oak Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, Nate Campany, Kyle Shearer, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” below.

Tori Kelly drafts Bruno Major, Jimmy Napes for new single “Sorry Would Go a Long Way”

26 Jun

American singer/songwriter Victoria Loren Kelly, professionally known as Tori Kelly, has announced the details for her new single.

“Sorry Would Go a Long Way” is scheduled to arrive on June 28 via iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Bruno Major, whose resume boasts additional works with SG Lewis (“Times We Had”), Liv Dawson (“Somewhere Good”), Aquilo (“The Road Less Wandered”), Eliza (“Alone & Unfraid”) and Sarah Close (“Perfect After All”).

Production duties on “Sorry” were handled by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing With a Stranger,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Alicia Keys’ “Hallelujah,” Madonna’s “Best Night,” Lianne La Havas’ “Wonderful,” and Mary J. Blige’s “Right Now.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2018’s “Hiding Place” – featuring previous single “Change Your Mind” – is expected to drop later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Change Your Mind” below.

Mabel unleashes music video for new single “Mad Love”

11 Jun

Mabel has unleashed the music video for new single online.

The visual clip for for “Mad Love” was posted to the Spanish-English singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (June 07, 2019).

Mabel wrote “Mad Love” alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon, who previously teamed up with the artist on hit single “Don’t Call Me Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming debut album “High Expectations” will arrive on August 2nd via Polydor Records.

Other album contributors include Marlon Roudette, Tre Jean-Marie, Kelly Kiara, Jordan Riley, Fraser T. Smith, Sarah Aarons, Jimmy Napes, Al Shux, Maria Hazell, Dre Skull, Oak Felder, MNEK, Joel Compass, and Snakehips.

Watch the music video for “Mad Love” below.

Tori Kelly premieres music video for new single “Change Your Mind”

7 Jun

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Tori Kelly has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Zack Sekuler-directed clip for “Change Your Mind” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Friday (June 7, 2019).

The track was co-written and produced by Jimmy Napes, who is also responsible for Sam Smith’s “Dancing with a Stranger,” Alicia Keys’s “Hallelujah,” Mary J. Blige’s “When You’re Gone,” Lianne La Havas’s “Wonderful,” Rita Ora’s “Velvet Rope,” Jessie Ware’s “Pieces,” and Ray BLK’s “Doing Me.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kelly’s next studio collection is expected to arrive later this year via Schoolboy Records / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly yields additional alliances with Fred Cox, Tayla Parx, Warren “Oak” Felder, Emily Warren, Wayne Hector, Fabienne Holloway, Stephan Moccio, Natasha Bedingfield, Knightstarr, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Noel Zancanella, JHart, and Mojam Music.

Watch the music video for “Change Your Mind” below.

Mabel reunites with Kamille, Steve Mac for new single “Mad Love”

4 Jun

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Mabel has confirmed the details for her new single.

The Spanish-English singer/songwriter (born Mabel Alabama Pearl McVey) christened “Mad Love” as her next promotional cut and will release it on June 7 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Mabel wrote “Mad Love” alongside Camille “Kamille” Purcell and Steven “Steve Mac” McCutcheon, who previously teamed up with the artist on hit single “Don’t Call Me Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mabel’s upcoming debut album “High Expectations” will arrive on August 2nd via Polydor Records.

Other album contributors include Marlon Roudette, Tre Jean-Marie, Kelly Kiara, Jordan Riley, Fraser T. Smith, Sarah Aarons, Jimmy Napes, Al Shux, Maria Hazell, Dre Skull, Oak Felder, MNEK, Joel Compass, and Snakehips.

Watch the music video for “Don’t Call Me Up” below.