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Kacy Hill confirms details for debut album

23 May

Kacy Hill has confirmed the details for her upcoming debut album.

The British singer/songwriter christened her first studio collection “Like a Woman” and will release it on June 30 via Getting Out of Your Dreams (GOOD Music) / Def Jam Recordings.

Current promotional singles “Like a Woman,” which was produced by DJ Mustard alongside Terrace Martin and DJ Rodger Stadium, and “Hard to Love,” which was produced by Stuart Price and Oskar “Sikow” Engstrom, are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Kanye West-executive produced album reportedly delivers additional productions from Fraser T. Smith, Luke Laird, Kid Harpoon, Matthew “Aqualung” Hales, Two Inch Punch, BURNS, Jon Levine, Bastian Langebaek, Fred Ball, Matt Parad, BloodPop, Jamie Hartman, and Alex Hope.

Watch the music video for “Like a Woman” below.

Kat Dahlia delivers new single “Friday Night Majic”

12 May

American singer/songwriter Kat Dahlia has delivered her new single.

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

The track was co-written by Meleni Smith, professionally known as Polly A., whose other credits include Alicia Keys’ “Love is My Disease.” J. Cole’s “Crooked Smile,” Selena Gomez’s “Bang Bang Bang,” Jordin Sparks’ “Left … Right,” Ben Stevenson’s “Love Could Be,” and Natasha Bedingfield’s “Happy.”

Production duties on “Friday Night Majic” were handled by J-Roc (real name Jerome Harmon), who is also responsible for Jennifer Hudson’s “Walk it Out,” Beyonce’s “Drunk in Love,” Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie,” and Michael Jackson’s “Love Never Felt So Good.”

Meanwhile, Dahlia is expected to release her second album, and follow-up to 2015’s “My Garden,” later this year via Vested in Culture / Epic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jon Levine (DAGNY, Bebe Rexha), Lauren Christy (Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson), Digital Farm Animals (Fifth Harmony, Liam Payne) and Scott Harris (The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes).

Listen to the audio clip for “Friday Night Majic” below.

Kacy Hill unleashes two new singles “Hard to Love” and “Like a Woman”

12 May

British singer, songwriter, and fashion model Kacy Hill has unleashed two new promotional singles online.

“Hard to Love,” and “Like a Woman” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Like a Woman” were collectively handled by DJ Mustard (Tinashe, Ella Mai), Terrace Martin (Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco) and DJ Dodger Stadium (Khalid, Kanye West).

“Hard to Love,” on the other hand, was produced by Stuart Price (Madonna, Robbie Williams) alongside the song’s co-writer Oskar “Sikow” Engstrom (Erik Hassle, Giorgio Moroder).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hill is expected is to release her first studio collection – featuring previous single “Lion” – later this year via Getting Out of Your Dreams (GOOD Music) / Def Jam Recordings.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further productions from Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith), BURNS (Charli XCX), Alex Hope (Troye Sivan), Matt Parad (Kenzie May), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Kid Harpoon (Harry Styles), Fred Ball (Rihanna), BloodPop (HAIM) and Matthew Hales (Lianne La Havas).

Among the songwriters expected to appear on the album are Autumn Rowe (Leona Lewis), Isa Machine (Maxine Ashley), Natalie Hemby (Labrinth), Andrew Wyatt (Dua Lipa), Billy Walsh (Alicia Keys) and Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele).

Stream the audio clips for “Hard to Love” and “Like a Woman” below.

Lea Michele delivers new album “Places”

28 Apr

Lea Michele has delivered her new album online.

“Places” – featuring singles “Love is Alive,” “Anything’s Possible,” “Run to You” and “Getaway Car” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Louder” delivers songwriting contributions from Ali Tamposi, Ellie Goulding, Allie X, Julia Michaels, Chantal Kreviazuk, Fransisca Hall, Anjulie Persaud, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Chloe Angelides, MoZella, Dana Parish, Alexandra Savior, Wrabel, Tim Myers, and Michael Fitzpatrick.

Michele has also worked with producers John Shanks, Toby Gad, Andrew Hollander, Jon Levine, Kyle Moorman, Jesse Shatkin, Xandy Barry, Linda Perry, Nathan Chapman, Christopher Braide, Kid Harpoon, Stephan Moccio, Afrojak, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ash Howes.

Stream “Places” below.

Dua Lipa unwraps tracklisting for debut album “DL1”

20 Apr

Dua Lipa has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

As mentioned in earlier posts, the British singer-songwriter will release the self-titled collection – featuring singles “Hotter Than Hell,” “Be the One,” “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” “Room for 2” and “Thinking About You” – on June 2 via Warner Bros. Records.

Current promotional single “Lost in Your Light” – available from April 21 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets – was co-written by Rick Nowels, whose credits include Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life,” FKA twigs’ “Good to Love,” Adele’s “Why Do You Love Me,” Tom Odell’s “Wrong Crowd,” Foxes’ “Wicked Love,” and Melanie C’s “Unravelling.”

Other songwriters backing Dua Lipa on the highly-anticipated project are Lindy Robbins, Autumn Rowe, Chelcee Grimes, Ilsey Juber, Lucy “Pawws” Taylor, Cara Salimando, Emily Warren, Caroline Ailin, Sarah Hudson, Lauren Christy, Sean Douglas, Talay Riley, Ferras Al-Qaisi, and Clarence Coffee Jr.

Album producers include GRADES, Stephen “Koz” Kozmeniuk, Digital Farm Animals, Emile Haynie, RITUAL, Jon Levine, Axident, Tom Neville, Ian Kirkpatrick, James Flannigan, Greg Wells, Andrew Wyatt, and TMS.

See the tracklisting for “DL1” below.

(1) Genesis / (2) Lost in Your Light (featuring Miguel) / (3) Hotter Than Hell / (4) Be the One / (5) IDGAF / (6) Blow Your Mind (Mwah) / (7) Garden / (8) No Goodbyes / (9) Thinking About You / (10) New Rules / (11) Begging / (12) Homesick / Deluxe Edition – (13) Dreams / (14) Room for 2 / (15) New Love / (16) Bad Together / (17) Last Dance

Jennifer Hudson collborates with Sam Romans for new album

15 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Jennifer Hudson has collaborated with Sam Romans for her upcoming fourth album.

Romans’ notable songwriting & production credits include Mary J. Blige’s “Doubt,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Fade to Nothing,” Lapsley’s “Love is Blind,” Melissa Steel’s “You Love Me,” Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” Little Mix’s “Down & Dirty,” Mahalia’s “Back Up Plan,” Clean Bandit’s “Tears,” Stefanie Heinzmann’s “Falling,” Birdy’s “Beautiful Lies,” and AlunaGeorge’s “I’m in Control.”

His latest mini-album “Automatic” – featuring lead promotional single “Happy Love” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Hudson is expected to release her next studio collection – featuring current single “Remember Me” – later this year through Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Jamie Hartman (JP Cooper), Diane Warren (Demi Lovato), Toby Gad (Rebecca Ferguson), Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Alicia Keys), Lauren Christy (Keri Hilson) and Jon “The Rabbi” Levine (Bebe Rexha).

Fans of Romans’ works, on the other hand, should also keep an eye on the next projects by James Morrison, Cosima, Noah Cyrus, RAYE, Jess Glynne, Sigala, Louisa Johnson, Ella Henderson, Blonde, Fleur East, Gavin James, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Jonas Blue, Rudimental, Liv Dawson, Matoma, Naughty Boy, Jessie Ware, Sigma, Kali Uchis, Alan Walker, Tiggs Da Author, Craig David, Forest Blakk, Sub Focus, Plan B, and X Ambassadors.

Stream “Automatic” below.

Charlotte OC liberates debut album “Careless People”

31 Mar

British singer/songwriter Charlotte OC – real name Charlotte O’Connor – has liberated her first studio collection online.

“Careless People” – featuring singles “Darkest Hour,” “Shell” and “Medicine Man” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions from Tim Anderson (BANKS), Jon Levine (Bebe Rexha), Chris Spilfogel (Halsey), Daniel Nigro (Sky Ferreira), Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Bruno Mars) and Linda Perry (Alicia Keys).

Album songwriters include Laura “LP” Pergolizzi (Rihanna), Sean Foreman (Kesha), Jarrad Rogers (Betty Who), Sacha Skarbek (Lana Del Rey), Francis “Eg” White (Mary J. Blige), Nate Campany (Ellie Goulding), Daniel Weber (POWERS), Tom Aspaul (Liza Owen) and Martin Sjolie (Maria Mena).

Stream “Careless People” below.