Tag Archives: Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem

Ciara releases new promotional single “Freak Me”

11 Aug

Ciara has released her promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Theron Thomas of R. City alongside Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage, whose other songwriting credits include Fantasia Barrino’s “Supernatural Love,” Monica’s “Catch Me,” Chrisette Michele’s “A Couple of Forevers,” and Miranda Brooke’s “Hater.”

Production duties on “Freak Me” were handled by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, who previously teamed up with Ciara on “Level Up” and helmed other cuts for Usher (“Will Work for Love”), Rihanna (“Push Up on Me”), Nicki minaj (“Marilyn Monroe”) and Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ciara’s upcoming seventh studio collection and follow-up to 2015’s “Jackie” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Bros. Records in partnership with Beauty Marks Entertainment.

Stream the audio clip for “Freak Me” below.

Ciara unleashes new promotional single “Level Up”

18 Jul

Ciara has unleashed her new promotional single online.

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

The track was co-written by Theron Thomas of Rock City, who previously teamed up with Ciara on singles “I’m Out,” “Dance Like We’re Making Love” and “I Bet,” taken from the albums “Ciara” (2013) and “Jackie” (2015), respectively.

Production duties on “Level Up” were handled by Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, whose recent credits include Enrique Iglesias’ “Move to Miami,” Keith Urban’s “Coming Home,” Weezer’s “Feels Like Summer,” and Linkin Park’s “Talking to Myself.”

Ciara’s upcoming seventh studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Jackie,” is expected to arrive later this year via Beauty Entertainment.

Watch the music video for “Level Up” below.

John Newman delivers new promotional single “Fire in Me”

12 Mar

British singer/songwriter John Newman has delivered his new single online.

“Fire in Me” – which was co-written by James Newman, David “Dave the Doctor” Mørup, and Philip Plested – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Newman is scheduled to release his third album and follow-up to 2015’s “Revolve” later this year via Island Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further contributions from The Electric, Fred Ball, Evan Bogart, Jonathan Rotem, Andrew Jackson, Johnny McDaid, Foy Vance, Jamie Hartman, Max McElligott, Johnny Ghost, Digital Farm Animals, Guy Chambers, Jonny Coffer, and Goldfingers.

As a songwriter, Newman recently co-write “‘Til I’m Done” for Paloma Faith alongside regular collaborators Wayne Hector and TMS (aka Peter “Merf” Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Thomas “Froe” Barnes).

Watch the music video for “Fire in Me” below.

Noah Cyrus hits the studio with Emily Weisband, Big Taste for new collaboration

7 Feb

American singer/songwriter Noah Cyrus has teamed with Emily Weisband and Leroy “Big Taste” Clampitt for a new collaboration.

Weisband recently co-wrote “Consequences” for Camila Cabello alongside Amy Wadge and Nicolle Galyon. The track appears on Cabello’s debut album “Camila,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Big Taste’s songwriting/production resume boasts works with Justin Bieber (“Company”), Madison Beer (“Home with You”), Dua Lipa (“Genesis”), Adam Lambert (“Two Fux”), Maty Noyes (“Falling Out of Love”), Jake Miller (“Superhuman”) and Phoebe Ryan (“Forgetting All About You”).

Photo Credit: Jack McKain

As mentioned in earlier posts, Cyrus’ upcoming debut album “NC-17” – featuring the Savan Kotecha-penned / Max Martin and Ali Payami-produced single “We Are Fucked” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Barry Weiss’ label RECORDS in partnership with Sony Music imprint Columbia Records.

The highly-anticipated project reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting contributions from Benny Cassette, Stint, Two Inch Punch, Sasha Sloan, Jonathan Rotem, Noonie Bao, Sam Romans, and Jenna Andrews.

Stream the audio clip for “We Are Fucked” below.

Keith Urban delivers new promotional single “Parallel Line”

19 Jan

New Zealand-born Australian country music singer/songwriter Keith Urban has delivered his new promotional single online.

“Parallel Line” – which was written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Julia Michaels, and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various medial outlets, Urban’s upcoming tenth album “Graffiti U” – featuring previous promotional single “Female” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Capitol Nashville / Hit Red Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Ripcord” reportedly yields additional alliances with Jason Evigan, Chris Wallace, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Matthew Radosevich, Francis “Eg” White, Shy Carter, Hillary Lindsey, and Greg Wells.

Stream the audio clip for “Parallel Line” below.

Jin Jin teases new collaboration with Jason Derulo

12 Jan

British singer/songwriter Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett has teased a new collaboration with American recording artist Jason Derulo.

“Thanks @jasonderulo for having me today!!! Was soooo good working with you 🙏🏾. ❤️💛💚,” Jin Jin posted to Instagram on Thursday (January 11, 2018).

Jin Jin’s songwriting resume boasts works with Raye (“Decline”), Jonas Blue (“We Could Go Back”), Paloma Faith (“My Body”), Yebba Smith (“Evergreen”), Dom McCallister (“Only One”), Kiesza (“Don’t Want You Back”), Aston Merrygold (“Trudy”), Tinie Tempah (“Not Letting Go”), Sub Focus (“Love Devine”) and Jax Jones (“You Don’t Know Me”).

Jin Jin has also contributed to the next projects by Jess Glynne, Raye, Ella Eyre, Sabrina Carpenter, Taya, Ray BLK, Molly Rainford, Stanaj, Angel Haze, Jasmine Thompson, David Guetta, Era Istrefi, Fleur East, Starley, Astrid S, Janelle Monae, Dakota, Rita Ora, Bobii Lewis, Conrad Sewell, Lapsley, Anne-Marie, Melissa Steel, Tom Walker, Alex Aiono, Dido, and 5 After Midnight.

Meanwhile, Derulo is scheduled to release his fifth studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Swalla,” “Tip Toe” and “If I’m Lucky” – later this year via Beluga Heights Entertainment / Warner Brothers Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Everything is 4” reportedly delivers additional contributions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Verse Simmonds, Gladius James, Captain Cuts, Phoebe Ryan, Jussifer, Geoffro Cause, Shama Joseph, Julia Michaels, Tre Jean-Marie, Dayo Olatunji, Jason Boyd, Paris Jones, Knightstarr, Sebastian Kole, Jeff Gitty, Brian Lee, Happy Perez, and Nova Wav.

Stream the audio clip for “Tip Toe” below.

Ruth-Anne scheduled to release new music in 2018

31 Dec

Irish singer/songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham, known mononymously as RuthAnne, is planning to release new music from her debut album in 2018.

Alongside record producers Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander, RuthAnne has co-penned songs for Jojo (“Too Little, Too Late”), Katharine McPhee (“Over It”) and Leona Lewis (“Perfection”).

Her extensive resume boasts additional songwriting works with Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”), Martin Garrix (“In the Name of Love”), Britney Spears (“Work Bitch”), Pixie Lott (“Broken Arrow”), Third Story (“G Train”), Jasmine V (“Jealous”), Zac Samuel (“Never Letting Go”), Nadine Coyle (“Running”), One Direction (“No Control”) and Alex & Sierra (“Little Do You Know”).

In addition to Steinberg and Alexander, RuthAnne has also teamed up with top producers including TMS, Julian Bunetta, Chris Braide, MNEK, John Ryan, Toby Gad, Axident, Lucas Secon, Cutfather, Jonas Jeberg, Stephan Moccio, Malay, John Shanks, Alex Da Kid, Johnny Douglas, Two Inch Punch, Moon Willis, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Al Shux, and Mojam Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Love’s Just a Feeling” below.