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Keith Urban enlists Julia Michaels, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem for new collaboration

4 Nov

New Zealand-born Australian country music singer/songwriter Keith Urban has enlisted fellow recording artist Julia Michaels and record producer Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Michaels include Maroon 5’s “Lips on You,” Jessie Ware’s “Hearts,” Clean Bandit’s “I Miss You,” Pink’s “Barbies,” Snakehips’ “Either Way,” Justin Bieber’s “Friends,” Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Wanna Know Love,” and Sofia Carson’s “Ins & Outs.”

Meanwhile, Rotem is responsible for producing Gwen Stefani’s “Used to Love You,” Charlie Puth’s “Dangerously,” Fifth Harmony’s “Like Mariah,” Jason Derulo’s “Pick Up the Pieces,” Meghan Trainor’s “No Good for You,” Rick Ross’ “Can’t Say No,” and Linkin Park’s “Talking to Myself.”

Urban, on the other hand, is expected to release his tenth studio collection early next year via Capitol Nashville / Hit Red Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Ripcord” reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions and productions from Greg Wells (Katy Perry), Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran), Shy Carter (Jessie Reyez), Francis “Eg” White (Sam Smith), Hillary Lindsey (Taylor Swift) and Matt Radosevich (Niall Horan).

Stream the audio clip for “Wasted Time” below.

Kelly Clarkson unwraps tracklisting for new album “Meaning of Life”

30 Sep

Kelly Clarkson has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming eighth album “Meaning of Life,” which will arrive on October 27 via Atlantic Records.

Featuring current singles “Love So Soft” and “Move on You;” the follow-up to 2015’s “Piece By Piece” boasts songwriting contributions from MoZella (Charlie Puth), Audra Mae (Fantasia), Priscilla Renea (Alicia Keys), Ilsey Juber (Beyonce), Harloe (Nick Jonas) and Michael Pollack (Charli XCX).

On the production front, Clarkson has worked with Greg Kurstin (Katy Perry), Jesse Shatkin (Sia), Mick Schultz (Kelly Clarkson), Jonathan Rotem (Usher), Nova Wav (Britney Spears), Jussi Illmari (Alma), Nick Ruth (Mikky Ekko), Diztortion (Rihanna) and Kuya Productions (Alessia Cara).

See the tracklisting for “Meaning of Life” below.

(1) A Minute (Intro) / (2) Love So Soft / (3) Heat / (4) Meaning of Life / (5) Move You / (6) Whole Lotta Woman / (7) Medicine / (8) Cruel / (9) Didn’t I / (10) Would You Call That Love / (11) I Don’t Think About You / (12) Slow Dance / (13) Don’t You Pretend / (14) Go High

Kelly Clarkson confirms details for new album “Meaning of Life”

8 Sep

Kelly Clarkson has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her eighth studio collection “Meaning of Life” and will release it on October 27 via Atlantic Records.

Current promotional singles “Love So Soft” (written by Maureen “MoZella” McDonald, Priscilla Renea Hamilton, and Jesse Shatkin) and “Move on You” (written by Molly Kate Kestner, Amy “AMES” Kuney, and Nick Ruth) are now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Piece by Piece” boasts further songwriting contributions and productions from Greg Kurstin (Beyonce), Chloe Angelides (Jason Derulo), Mick Schultz (Rihanna), Harloe (Nick Jonas), Jonathan Rotem (Avril Lavigne), Katie Pearlman (Superfruit) and Diztortion (Craig David).

Watch the music video for “Love So Soft” below.

Jason Derulo releases new single “If I’m Lucky”

2 Sep

Jason Derulo has released his new promotional single online.

“If I’m Lucky” – which was produced by Mattias Larsson and Robin Fredriksson of Swedish duo Mattman and Robin – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Justin Tranter, who also worked with Mattman and Robin on Julia Michaels’ “Uh Huh,” Imagine Dragons’ “Believer,” Britney Spears’ “Slumber Party,” DNCE’s “Cake By the Ocean,” Nick Jonas’ “Close,” Gwen Stefani’s “Make Me Like You,” Selena Gomez’s “Hands to Myself,” Dagny’s “Too Young,” and Hailee Steinfeld’s “Love Myself.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Derulo’s upcoming fifth studio collection – featuring the Ricky Reed-produced / Jacob Kasher and LunchMoney Lewis-penned “Swalla” – is expected to arrive later this year via Jonathan Rotem’s Beluga Heights Entertainment and Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled project follows 2015’s “Everything is 4,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Want to Want Me,” “Cheyenne,” and “Get Ugly.”

Stream the audio clip for “If I’m Lucky” below.

Avril Lavigne works with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem for new album

2 Sep

Avril Lavigne has worked with Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem for her next album.

The American record producer and songwriter is known for helming singles performed by Rihanna (“SOS”), Charlie Puth (“Dangerously”), Fefe Dobson (“Stuttering”), Jason Derulo (“Whatcha Say”), Gwen Stefani (“Used to Love You”), Sean Kingston (“Beautiful Girls”), Leona Lewis (“Better in Time”), Nicki Minaj (“Fly”), Iyaz (“Replay”) and Cover Drive (“Lick Ya Down”).

Rotem’s extensive resume boasts additional works with songwriters including Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Kara DioGuardi, Marty James, Cathy Dennis, James Fauntleroy, Andrea Martin, Wayne Hector, Frankie Storm, Sean Douglas, Lyrica Anderson, Ross Golan, Tiffany Fred, Harold Lilly, and Stefanie Fair.

Meanwhile, Lavigne has parted ways with her former label Epic Records and is expected to release sixth studio collection later this year via BMG Records.

The still-untitled collection follows Lavigne’s 2013 self-titled album, which peaked to number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Here’s to Never Growing Up” and “Rock n Roll.”

Watch the music video for “Let Me Go” below.

Elley Duhe drops new promotional single “Fly”

16 Jul

American singer/songwriter Elley Duhe has dropped her new single online.

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

Production duties on “Fly” were handled by Cool & Dre (born Marcello Valenzano and Andre Lyon), who are known for their works with The Game (“Hate it or Love It”), Christina Milian (“Say I”), Teairra Mari (“Get Down Tonight”), Lil Wayne (“On Fire”) and Brick & Lace (“Mr. Officer”).

Duhe’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Immortal” – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Kelly Clarkson), Hazebanga (Selena Gomez), LOSTBOY (Nina Nesbitt), J-Roc (Kat Dahlia) and Illangelo (Emeli Sande).

Listen to the audio clip for “Fly” below.

Jason Derulo taps Stephan Moccio for new collaboration

24 Jun

Jason Derulo has tapped the songwriting and production services of Stephan Moccio for his upcoming fifth album.

The Canadian musician is known for his works with major artists including The Weeknd (“Earned It”), Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”), Celine Dion (“A New Day Has Come”), Seal (“Daylight Saving”), Jon Bellion (“Fashion”), Ne-Yo (“Ballerina”), Maty Noyes (“London”), Skylar Grey (“I Know You”), Lea Michele (“Truce”) and James Blunt (“Don’t Give Me Those Eyes”).

Fans of Moccio’s work should keep an eye on the next projects by Skrillex, Jennifer Lopez, Meghan Trainor, Stanaj, Julia Michaels, Tori Kelly, Jasmine Thompson, Conrad Sewell, Jessie Ware, Avery Wilson, Emeli Sande, Labrinth, Clare Maguire, Kiesza, Lykki Li, and Bryan Adams.

Meanwhile, Derulo is expected to release his fifth studio collection – featuring the Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign-assisted lead single “Swalla” – is expected to arrive on July 7 via Beluga Heights and Warner Brothers Records.

The still-untitled collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Everything is 4,” reportedly delivers additional productions from Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Happy Perez, Tre Jean-Marie, Knightstarr, Andrew Cedar, Jussifer, Nova Wav, Laconic, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Gladius, Jeff Gitty, and Axident.

Stream the following playlist dedicated playlist dedicated to Moccio’s work!