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Charlie Puth confirms title for sophomore album

1 Jul

Charlie Puth has confirmed the title for his upcoming sophomore album.

The American singer, songwriter, and record producer – born Charles Otto Puth Jr. – christened his second studio collection “VoiceNotes” and will release it later this year via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

Current single “Attention” – which was written by Puth alongside regular collaborator Jacob “JKash” Kasher – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (Jasmine Thompson), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Eskeerdo (Alex Aiono), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Lykke Li) and Babyface (Alicia Keys).

Among the producers expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Johan Carlsson (Ariana Grande), Toby Gad (Prince Royce), Jason Evigan (Rachel Platten), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Demi Lovato), JRY (Nick Jonas), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and AMMO (Halsey).

Watch the music video for “Attention” below.

Hey Violet release debut album “From the Outside”

16 Jun

American rock band Hey Violet – consisting of Rena Lovelis, Miranda Miller, Nia Lovelis, Casey Moreta, and Iain Shipp – have release their debut album online.

“From the Outside” – featuring singles “Brand New Moves,” “Guys My Age” and “Break My Heart” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Album producers include Julian Bunetta (Harry Styles), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), Picard Brothers (Major Lazer), Jussifer (Jason Derulo), Cory Enemy (Snakehips), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), Cook Classics (Trey Songz), Dallas K (Fifth Harmony), Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes) and Afterhrs (Liam Payne).

On the songwriting front, Hey Violet have worked with Ross Golan (Meghan Trainor), Ilsey Juber (Jessica Simpson), Daniel “Robopop” Omelio (Lana Del Rey), Asia Whiteacre (Rachel Platten), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Fiona Bevan (Ed Sheeran), Ammar Malik (Shawn Hook), Ruth-Anne “Rooty” Cunningham (Leona Lewis), John “JRY” Ryan (John Legend) and Maureen “MoZella” McDonald (Pia Mia).

Stream “From the Outside” 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.

Niall Horan releases new single “Slow Hands”

4 May

Irish singer/songwriter Niall Horan has released his new single online.

“Slow Hands” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Horan alongside Ruth-Anne “ROOTY” Cunningham (Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Sam Smith, Kacy Hill) and Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Rihanna, Charlie Puth).

Production duties on “Slow Hands” were handled by Julian Bunetta (Hey Violet, Fifth Harmony) and John “JRY” Ryan (John Legend, Colbie Caillat).

Horan’s upcoming debut album – featuring previous single “This Town” – will arrive later this year via Neon Haze Music / Capitol Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Slow Hands” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Jacob Kasher for new single “Attention”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has released his new single online.

The self-produced “Attention” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Puth wrote “Attention” alongside Jacob Kasher Hindlin, professionally known as JKash, who previously teamed up with the artist on “Does it Feel,” “I Won’t Tell a Soul” and the Selena Gomez-featuring “We Don’t Talk Anymore.”

Other notable credits by JKash include Maroon 5’s “Cold,” Bebe Rexha’s “I Got You,” Zara Larsson’s “So Good,” Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You,” Trey Songz’s “Priceless,” Jason Derulo’s “Swalla,” and Meghan Trainor’s “No.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth is expected to drop his sophomore album later this year via Artist Partner Group and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers further songwriting contributions from Ross Golan (James Blunt), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Eskeerdo (Rihanna), Breyan Isaac (Britney Spears), Sean Douglas (Madonna), Ilsey Juber (Ellie Goulding) and Babyface (Toni Braxton).

Among the producers expected to appear on the still-untitled project are Johan Carlsson (Harry Styles), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Kehlani), CIRKUT (The Weeknd), John Ryan (Nick Jonas), Rami Yacoub (Celine Dion), AMMO (Sean Paul), Pharrell Williams (Ariana Grande) and Detail (Beyonce).

Listen to the audio clip for “Attention” below.

Charlie Puth reunites with Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson for new album

17 Mar

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has reunited with Ross Golan and Johan Carlsson for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo previously teamed with Puth on “Then There’s You,” taken from the artist’s debut album, 2016’s “Nine Track Mind.”

Other notable credits by Golan and Carlsson include Colbie Caillat’s “Live it Up,” Little Mix’s “You Gotta Not,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” Gavin DeGraw’s “Fire,” Michael Buble’s “Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” One Direction’s “If I Could Fly,” Flo Rida’s “My House,” and Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman.”

Meanwhile, Puth is expected to release his sophomore studio collection later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to “One Track Mind” reportedly delivers productions from Pharrell Williams (Nelly Furtado), Toby Gad (Madonna), Jason Evigan (Fifth Harmony), Cirkut (The Weeknd), Rami Yacoub (Enrique Iglesias), John Henry Ryan (John Legend) and Ammo (Beyonce).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the highly-anticipated project are Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Bebe Rexha), Ammar Malik (Ed Sheeran), Alexander “Eskeerdo” Izquierdo (Rihanna), Ilsey Juber (Noah Cyrus) and Sean Douglas (Chromeo).

Side Note – Make sure you subscribe to Ross Golan’s audio podcast “And the Writer Is …,” where he sits down every week with an acclaimed songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. Among the fellow songwriters interviewed so far are Benny Blanco, Savan Kotecha, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, and LunchMoney Lewis.

Listen to the audio clip for “Then There’s You” 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.