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Charlotte OC releases acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour”

17 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC has released a new song online.

The acoustic rendition of “Darkest Hour” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Charlotte OC alongside Jarrad Rogers (Demi Lovato, Rita Ora) and Sean Foreman (Kesha, Ariana Grande).

Production duties on “Darkest Hour” were handled by Tim Anderson, whose other credits include BANKS’ “Mind Games,” Sam Sparrow’s “Yellow Orange Rays,” Halsey’s “Hurricane,” and Solange’s “Sleep in the Park.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Charlotte OC will release her sophomore studio collection “Careless People” on March 31 via Harvest Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further songwriters contributions from Tom Aspaul (Celeste Waite), Andrew Jackson (Ellie Goulding), Nate Campany (Tori Kelly), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira) and Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Becky Hill).

On the follow-up to 2011’s “For Kenny,” Charlotte OC has also worked with Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena), Jone Levine (Bebe Rexha), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey) and Adam Argyle (Ella Henderson).

Listen to the audio clip for “Darkest Hour” below.

Kacy Hill confirms title for new single

14 Mar

Kacy Hill has confirmed the title for her new single.

The British singer-songwriter christened “Hard to Love” as the next promotional cut from her upcoming debut album under Kanye West’s label GOOD (Getting Out of Your Dreams) Music and Def Jam Recordings.

“Hard to Love” follows previous single “Lions,” which was collectively produced by Jamie Hartman of Ben’s Brother and Stuart Price.

Other producers expected to appear on the album are Alex Hope (Troye Sivan), Fraser T. Smith (Craig David), Two Inch Punch (Noah Cyrus), BURNS (Charli XCX), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Matt “Aqualung” Hales (Lianne La Havas), Steve Booker (Pixie Lott), Kid Harpoon (Eliza Doolittle), Luke Laird (Kacey Musgraves), Joel Little (Ellie Goulding) and Daniel Heath (Lana Del Rey).

On the songwriting front, Hill has reportedly collaborated with Natalie Hemby (Carly Rae Jepsen), Autumn Rowe (Dua Lipa), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele), Andrew Wyatt (Lion Babe), Chelsea Lena (Sabrina Carpenter), Diana Gordon (Rita Ora) and Jonny “Ghost” Harris (Ed Sheeran).

Hill’s mini-collection “Bloo” – featuring “Foreign Fields,” “Arm’s Length” and “Shades of Blue” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream “Bloo” below.

Jennifer Hudson delivers new single “Remember Me”

3 Mar

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Jennifer Hudson has delivered her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Hudson and Vincent Stein alongside producers Jamie Hartman and Konstantin Sherer.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hudson is expected to release her fourth album later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Diane Warren (Celine Dion), Toby Gad (Beyonce), Babyface (Charlie Puth), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Kat Dahlia).

Hudson’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “JHUD,” debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Walk it Out,” “I Still Love You” and “It’s Your World.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Remember Me” below.

Charlotte OC enlists Laura Pergolizzi, Jon Levine for new single “Medicine Man”

10 Feb

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Charlotte OC has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Laura “LP” Pergolizzi, whose other credits include Rihanna’s “Cheers (Drink to That),” Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful People,” Ella Henderson’s “Mirror Man,” Leona Lewis’ “Fingerprint,” and Cher’s “Red.”

Production duties on “Medicine Man” were handled by Jon “The Rabbi” Levine, who is also responsible for Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song,” Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” and Bebe Rexha’s “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Charlotte OC will release her sophomore studio collection “Careless People” on March 31 via Harvest Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further songwriters contributions from Tom Aspaul (Little Boots), Andrew Jackson (Rag’n’Bone Man), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Nigro (Grace Mitchell) and Sean Foreman (Kesha).

Other producers on the follow-up to 2011’s “For Kenny” are Francis “Eg” White (Adele), Martin Sjolie (Sam Smith), Tim Anderson (Halsey), Jarrad Rogers (Rachel Platten), Sacha Skarbek (Miley Cyrus) and Adam Argyle (Izzy Bizu).

Listen to the audio clip for “Medicine Man” below.

Jennifer Hudson reunites with Diane Warren for new album

2 Feb

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Jennifer Hudson has reunited with Diane Warren for her upcoming album.

“Wait till you hear what me and Jennifer are cookin’ up,” the legendary songwriter posted to Instagram on Wednesday (February 01, 2017).

Warren previously teamed up with Hudson on the Harvey Mason Jr.-produced “You Pulled Me Through” and “Still Here,” which was also recorded by British singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield.

Fans of Warren’s poignant songwriting should also look out for the next releases by Leona Lewis, Demi Lovato, Kiesza, Lea Michele, Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, Stanaj, Max George, Zendaya, Abbey Smith, Kyla, Paloma Faith, Andra Day, Conrad Sewell, and Ferras.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts additional alliances with Toby Gad (John Legend), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Rachel Platten).

Hudson’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “JHUD,” debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Walk it Out,” “I Still Love You” and “It’s Your World.”

Listen to the audio clip for “You Pulled Me Through” below.

Jennifer Hudson enlists Toby Gad for fourth album

28 Jan

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Jennifer Hudson has enlisted Toby Gad for her upcoming fourth album.

The German record producer and songwriter’s recent credits include Fergie’s “Life Goes On,” LeAnn Rimes’ “Outrageous Love,” Colbie Caillat’s “Don’t Wanna Love You,” Lindsey Stirling’s “Love’s Just a Feeling,” Chloe Temtchine’s “Breathe,” and John Legend’s “One Woman Man.”

Gad has also contributed to the next projects by Charlie Puth, Jess Glynne, Lea Michele, The Veronicas, Molly Kate Kestner, Betty Who, Clean Bandit, Dua Lipa, Ella Eyre, Louisa Johnson, The Script, and Nico & Vinz.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her fourth studio collection later this year through Sony Music Entertainment / Epic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further alliances with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey), Lauren Christy (Andra Day, Bebe Rexha) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Rachel Platten, Leona Lewis).

Hudson’s previous studio collection, 2014’s “JHUD,” debuted at number ten on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Walk it Out,” “I Still Love You” and “It’s Your World.”

Watch the music video for “If This Isn’t Love” below.

Kat Dahlia teams up with Polly A, J-Roc for new collaboration

26 Jan

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Kat Dahlia has teamed up with Polly A. and J-Roc for a new collaboration.

“In my next life, I wanna end up right back in the studio makin music with J-Roc and Kat Dahlia,” Polly A. posted to Instagram on Thursday (January 26, 2017).

The singer/songwriter – born Meleni Smith – previously co-wrote “Mirror,” “Lava” and “Clocks” on Dahlia’s debut album, 2015’s “My Garden.”

Polly A.’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”), J. Cole (“Crooked Smile”), Selena Gomez (“Bang Bang Bang”), Jordin Sparks (“Left … Right”) and Natasha Bedingfield (“Happy”).

The 222 Recording artist’s mini-collection “Ghetto Gold Dream” – featuring “The Brooklyn Song,” “Sing Along” and “Like We Used To” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, J-Roc is responsible for producing singles performed by Jennifer Hudson (“Walk it Out”), Beyonce (“Drunk in Love”), Justin Timberlake (“Suit & Tie”) and Michael Jackson (“Love Never Felt So Good”).

Dahlia, on the other hand, is expected to release her sophomore studio collection later this year via Vested in Culture / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Lauren Christy (Zara Larsson), Digital Farm Animals (Liam Payne) and Scott Harris (The Chainsmokers).

Watch the music video for “Ghetto Gold Dream” below.