Tag Archives: Joel Little

Shawn Mendes releases new self-titled album

25 May

Shawn Mendes has released his third album online.

The self-titled collection – featuring singles “In My Blood,” “Lost in Japan,” “Youth,” “Where Were You in the Morning,” and “Nervous” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

On the follow-up to 2016’s “Illuminate,” Mendes has reunited with regular collaborators Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, and Geoffrey Warburton.

Other musicians backing Mendes on the album are Joel Little, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Julia Michaels, Ian Kirkpatrick, Nate Mercereau, Amy Allen, Louis Bell, Fred Gibson, and John Mayer.

Stream “Shawn Mendes (Album)” below.

Shawn Mendes delivers new promotional single “Youth”

4 May

Shawn Mendes has delivered his new promotional single online.

“Youth” – featuring fellow recording artist Khalid – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Produced by Joel Little; “Youth” was also co-written by Mendes alongside Teddy Geiger, Geoffrey Warburton, Scott Harris and Nolan Lambroza.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mendes is scheduled to release his third album – featuring previous promotional singles “In My Blood” and “Lost in Japan” – on May 24 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The self-titled collection yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Julia Michaels, Ed Sheeran, Louis Bell, Frank Dukes, Amy Allen, John Mayer, Ryan Tedder, and Zach Skelton.

Stream the audio clip for “Youth” below.

Shawn Mendes enlists Khalid for new promotional single “Youth”

2 May

Canadian singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has enlisted fellow recording artist Khalid for his new promotional single “Youth,” which will arrive on May 3rd via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Production duties on “Youth” were handled by Joel Little, whose resume boasts additional works with Sam Smith (“Reminds Me of You”), Bebe Rexha (“The Way I Are”), Lorde (“Green Light”), Ellie Goulding (“Paradise”), Kesha (“This is Me”), Ruth B (“In My Dreams”) and Jarryd James (“Give Me Something”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Mendes is scheduled to release his self-titled third album – featuring current promotional singles “In My Blood” and “Lost in Japan” – on May 24 via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Illuminate” yields additional alliances with Scott Harris, Teddy Geiger, Geoffrey Warburton, Julia Michaels, Ed Sheeran, Louis Bell, Frank Dukes, Amy Allen, John Mayer, Ryan Tedder, and Zach Skelton.

Stream the audio clip for “Lost in Japan” below.

Ina Wroldsen hits the studio with Jason Evigan for new collaboration

14 Mar

Norwegian singer/songwriter Ina Wroldsen has teamed with American record producer Jason Evigan for a new collaboration.

Evigan’s recent songwriting/production credits include Chromeo’s “Juice,” Marooon 5’s “What Lovers Do,” Sofia Carson’s “Ins and Outs,” Fifth Harmony’s “Lonely Night,” Rachel Platten’s “Collide,” G-Eazy’s “Good Life,” Hey Violet’s “Hoodie,” Sage The Gemini’s “Whatchacha,” and Lil Yachty’s “Mamacita.”

Fans of Evigan’s works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Jason Mraz, Louis Tomlinson, Marina Diamandis, Rita Ora, Louisa Johnson, MØ, Ella Eyre, Jessie Reyez, Charlie Puth, Keith Urban, Ella Henderson, Lennon Stella, Maluma, Nick Jonas, Alex Aiono, Bebe Rexha, Clara Mae, and Kiiara.

Meanwhile, Wroldsen is expected to release her debut project – which reportedly features further contributions from Mac & Phil, Joe Janiak, Steve Mac, Joel Little, Arnthor Birgisson, and The Electric – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

She also co-wrote Sean Paul’s current single “Mad Love” – featuring David Guetta and Becky G – alongside Shakira, Emily Warren, Rosina Russell, Giorgio Tuinfort, Raoul “Diztortion” Chen, and Jack Patterson of Clean Bandit.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Jason Evigan’s works!

Lennon Stella drafts Timbaland for new collaboration

11 Feb

Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress Lennon Stella has drafted American record producer Timbaland for a new collaboration.

Timbaland recently produced “Filthy,” “Say Something,” “Young Man” and “Sauce,” taken from Justin Timberlake’s latest studio collection under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records, “Man of the Woods.”

Timbaland’s other credits include Aaliyah’s “Try Again,” Sam Smith’s “Pray,” Nelly Furtado’s “Maneater,” Rihanna’s “Rehab,” Demi Lovato’s “All Night Long,” Keri Hilson’s “Return the Favor,” Madonna’s “Miles Away,” Missy Elliot’s “Work It,” Beyonce’s “Partition,” and Chris Brown’s “Paper, Scissors, Rock.”

Meanwhile, Stella is expected to release her debut project later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Columbia Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions from Joel Little, Alex Hope, Robopop, Two Inch Punch, Jonny Lattimer, Stint, Pip Kembo, Tommy English, MNEK, Jesse Shatkin, Big Taste, Jason Evigan, Steve Mostyn, Alex Niceforo, Benny Cassette, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Timnaland’s works!

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.

Troye Sivan christens “My My My” as new promotional single

7 Jan

South African-Australian singer, songwriter, and actor Troye Sivan has christened “My My My” as his next promotional single and will release it on January 12 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Sivan alongside Oscar “OzGo” Gorres (Taylor Swift, Britney Spears), Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer) and James Ghaleb (Katy Perry, The Script).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Sivan’s upcoming sophomore album and follow-up to 2015’s “Blue Neighbourhood” is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Capitol Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from BloodPop (Dua Lipa, John Legend), Ali Tamposi (Beyonce, Rita Ora), Justin Tranter (Gwen Stefani, Nick Jonas), Ariel Rechtshaid (Madonna, Charli XCX), Kaytranada (Cassie, Mary J. Blige) and Joel Little (Lorde, Sam Smith).

Watch the music video for “Youth” below.