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Jessie J releases new song “Masterpiece”

7 Oct

Jessie J - Masterpiece

Jessie J has released a new song online.

The British singer/songwriter posted the audio clip for “Masterpiece” to her official Vevo page on Tuesday (October 7, 2014).

“Masterpiece” was written by Emily Warren and Britt Burton along with Josh Alexander, whose resume includes works for Jojo (“Too Little, Too Late”), Katharine McPhee (“Over It”) and Paris Hilton (“Heartbeat”).

As previously reported, Jessie J’s next studio collection “Sweet Talker” will hit stores and digital outlets on October 13 via Lava / Republic Records.

The highly-anticipated LP serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Alive,” which peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart.

Other musicians backing Jessie J on “Sweet Talker” are Pop & Oak (Nas, Jennifer Lopez), Max Martin (Kelis, Britney Spears), Diplo (Madonna, Katy Perry) and Tricky Stewart (Beyonce, Nicole Scherzinger).

Listen to “Masterpiece” below.

Jessie J reveals new album “Sweet Talker” credits

22 Sep

Jessie J - Sweet Talker

Jessie J has revealed the songwriting credits for her upcoming album.

The British singer/songwriter – born Jessica Cornish – is scheduled to release “Sweet Talker” on October 13 via Lava / Republic Records.

Current single “Burnin’ Up” – featuring 2 Chainz – was written by Jessie J along with Andreas “Axident” Schuller, Eric “Wallpaper” Frederic, Chloe Angelides, Jacob Kasher, Rickard Göransson, and Gamal Lewis.

Other album songwriters include Elle Varner (Miguel, Emeli Sande), Jenna Andrews (Marsha Ambrosius, The Band Perry), Wayne Hector (Ella Eyre, Paloma Faith), and Sevyn Streeter (Ariana Grande, Chris Brown).

On the production front, Jessie J has teamed up with Pop & Oak (Usher, K. Michelle), Jonas Jeberg (Amerie, Kylie Minogue), Tricky Stewart (Ciara, Kelly Rowland) and Steve Mac (Ella Henderson, Leona Lewis).

“Sweet Talker” serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Alive,” which peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart and featured three hit singles in the shape of “Wild,” “It’s My Party” and “Thunder.”

Peep the songwriting credits for “Sweet Talker” below.

“Ain’t Been Done”
Written By: (David Gamson / Emily Warren / Scott Harris).

“Burnin’ Up” (featuring 2 Chainz)
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Andreas “Axident” Schuller / Eric “Wallpaper” Frederic / Chloe Angelides / Jacob Kasher Hindlin / Rickard Göransson / Gamal Lewis).

“Sweet Talker”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Alessia DeGasperis Brigante / Yonatan Ayal / Maxime Picard / Clement Picard / Thomas “Diplo” Pentz / James Somani).

“Bang Bang” (with Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj)
Written By: (Savan Kotecha / Rickard Goransson / Max Martin).

“Fire”
Written By: (John Newman / Steve Booker).

“Personal”
Written By: (Elle Varner / Jenna Andrews / William Wiik Larsen).

“Masterpiece”
Written By: (Emily Warren / Britt Burton / Josh Alexander).

“Seal Me With a Kiss” (featuring De La Soul)
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Warren “Oak” Felder / Andrew “Pop” Wansel / George Clinton / Philippe Wynne / Kelvin Mercer / Dave Jolicoeur).

“Said Too Much”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Jonas Jeberg / Jason Evigan / Sean Douglas).

“Loud” (featuring Lindsey Stirling)
Written By: (Terius “The-Dream” Nash / Christopher “Tricky” Stewart).

“Keep Us Together”
Written By: (Amber “Sevyn” Streeter / Louis Biancaniello / Cory Rooney / Stepan Taft / Ryan Vojtesak).

“Get Away”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Wayne Hector / Steve Mac)

“Your Loss I’m Found”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Kuk Harrell / Hidde Huijsman / Massimo Cacciapuoti / Michael van der Zanden).

“Strip”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Claude Kelly / Joshua “Ammo” Coleman).

“You Don’t Really Know Me”
Written By: (Jessica Cornish / Lewis Allen).

Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj premiere “Bang Bang” music video

26 Aug

Bang Bang

Jessie J has premiered the music video for her new single online.

“Bang Bang” – which features Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj – is lifted from the British singer/songwriter’s third studio album, “Sweet Talker,” out in the United Kingdom on October 13 via Lava Records / Republic Records.

The track – now available for download via iTunes – was written by Savan Kotecha, Rickard Goransson, Max Martin, and Ilya Salmanzadeh.

Video treatment was handled by Hannah Lux Davis, who is also responsible for Tinashe’s “2 On” [RCA Records], Ciara’s “I’m Out” [Epic Records] and Jason Derulo’s “Marry Me” [Warner Bros. Records].

“Sweet Talker” serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Alive,” which peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart and spawned hit singles “Wild” and “Thunder.”

The highly-anticipated LP also includes alliances with Jonas Jeberg (Zendaya, Kelly Rowland), Claude Kelly (Tamia, James Blunt), Joshua “Ammo” Coleman (Beyonce, Katy Perry) and Josh Alexander (Fefe Dobson, Leona Lewis).

Watch the music video for “Bang Bang” below.

Jojo reunites with Ruth-Anne Cunningham for new album

19 Jun

Ruth-Anne Cunningham

Jojo has reunited with Ruth-Anne Cunningham for her upcoming album.

The pair previously teamed up on hit single “Too Little, Too Late,” written by Cunningham along with Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander.

The Irish singer/songwriter is also worked with artists including Alex & Sierra [Columbia Records], Fifth Harmony [Epic Records], Rita Ora [Roc Nation], Livvi Franc [Warner Bros. Records] and Sevyn Streeter [Atlantic Records].

Some of her notable songwriting credits are Katharine McPhee’s “Over It” [RCA Records], Leona Lewis’ “Perfection” [Syco Music], Britney Spears’ “Work Bitch” [RCA Records] and Pixie Lott’s “My Love” [Mercury Records].

Meanwhile, the new album by Jojo – born Joanna Levesque – is scheduled for release later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2006’s “The High Road,” which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other musicians backing Jojo on the highly-anticipated LP are Diane Warren (Adele, Paloma Faith), Harmony Samuels (Brandy, Chris Brown), Marsha Ambrosius (Daley, Alicia Keys) and Da Internz (Rihanna, The-Dream).

Watch the music video for “Too Little, Too Late” below.

Jojo drafts Harmony “H-Money” Samuels for new album

8 Jun

Jojo01

Jojo has teamed up with Harmony “H-Money” Samuels for her third album.

The British hitmaker is known for co-writing and producing hit singles “Think Like a Man” by Jennifer Hudson [Epic Records], “The Way” by Ariana Grande [Republic Records] and “Without Me” by Fantasia Barrino [RCA Records].

He also confirmed placements on the next projects by Pia Mia [Interscope Records], Teyana Taylor [Def Jam Recordings], LeToya Luckett [eOne Recordings] and Adrian Marcel [Republic Records].

Meanwhile, the still-untitled new album by Jojo is scheduled for release later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

It serves as the follow-up to 2006’s “The High Road,” which debuted at number two on the US Albums Chart and delivered hit single “Too Little, Too Late,” written by Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander.

Among the other hitmakers backing Jojo on the highly-anticipated LP are Da Internz (Rihanna, Sevyn Streeter), Marsha Ambrosius (Alicia Keys, Jazmine Sullivan) and Diane Warren (Brandy, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “Too Little, Too Late” below.

Billy Steinberg, Josh Alexander grace debut album by Neon Hitch

18 May

Neon Hitch has added Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander to the list of collaborators for her upcoming debut album, “Beg, Borrow and Steal,” which is due later this year via Warner Music Group / Reprise Records.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for hit singles “Give Your Heart a Break” by Demi Lovato [Hollywood Records], “Too Little, Too Late” by Jojo [Blackground Records] and “Over It” by Katharine McPhee [RCA Records].

Their other credits include artists such as Katy Perry [Capitol Records], Leona Lewis [Simco Limited / Syco Music], Selena Gomez [Hollywood Records], Jordin Sparks [RCA Records], Bridgit Mendler [Hollywood Records], Fefe Dobson [Island Records] and Miranda Cosgrove [Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, the new collection by Neon Hitch is expected to boast further collaborations by Rob Cavallo, Autumn Rowe, Jeff Fenster, Angela Hunte, Greg Kurstin, Cathy Dennis, Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin, Sia Furler, James “Jim Jonsin” Scheffer, Richard “Rico Love” Butler, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Ester Dean, Ryan “Alias” Tedder, Traci Hale, and Nathan “Happy” Perez.

Anjulie enlists Ruth-Anne Cunningham for debut album

9 Nov

Canadian songbird Anjulie Persaud has enlisted Irish singer/songwriter Ruth-Anne Cunningham for her upcoming sophomore album, which will be released soon via Universal Music Group / Universal Republic Records.

Ruth-Anne Cunningham has previously co-written tracks such as “Perfection” by Leona Lewis [Sony Music Entertainment / J Records], “Too Little, Too Late” by Jojo [Universal Music Group / Blackground Records] and “Over It” by Katharine McPhee [Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records].

She has also teamed up with hitmakers including Billy Steinberg, John Shanks, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Mich “Cutfather” Hansen, Ed Drewett, Julian Bunnetta, Andrew “Dru Brett” Harr and Jermaine “Mayne Zayne” Jackson.

Meanwhile, the still-untitled project by Anjulie will boast further collaborations with Rock Mafia: Tim James & Antonia Armato (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), William Orbit (Chris Brown, Katie Melua), Benny “Marco” Benassi (Madonna, Kelis), Jean Baptiste Kouame (Wynter Gordon, Tulisa Contostavlos), Kevin “K-Mac” McCall (Sevyn Streeter, Christina Milian), Ali Tamposi (Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce Knowles), Jonas “Jay Jay” Jeberg (Kylie Minogue, Pixie Lott) and Edwin “Lil’ Eddie” Serrano (Melanie Fiona, Nelly Furtado).