Tag Archives: Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake reunites with Rob Knox for new collaboration

1 Aug

Justin Timberlake has reunited with Rob Knox for a new collaboration.

The American record producer (born Robin Tadross) previously teamed up with Timberlake on “Morning Light” (featuring Alicia Keys), “The Hard Stuff,” “Dress On,” “Body Count” and “Blindness,” taken from the albums “Man of the Wood” (2018) and “The 20/20 Experience” (2013), respectively.

Timberlake also worked with Knox on songs performed by other artists, namely Ciara (“Love Sex Magic” and “G is for Girl”), Rihanna (“Cold Case Love” and “Hole in My Head”), Leona Lewis (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Esmee Denters (“Bigger Than The World” and “Follow My Lead”).

Timberlake’s current promotional single “Soulmate” – which was co-written by James Fauntleroy and produced by Nineteen85 – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

His upcoming sixth studio collection – featuring songwriting contributions from Sarah Aarons – is expected to arrive later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Stream the audio clip for “Morning Light” below.

 

Justin Timberlake enlists Sarah Aarons for new collaboration

17 Jul

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Justin Timberlake has enlisted Sarah Aarons for a new collaboration.

The Australian songwriter is responsible for co-penning Zedd’s “The Middle,” Kelsey Lu’s “Due West,” John Legend’s “Preach,” Demi Lovato’s “Lonely,” Khalid’s “Free Spirit,” Alina Baraz’s “Tainted,” David Guetta’s “Don’t Leave Me Alone,” Mabel’s “Bedroom,” and Jonas Brothers’ “Happy When I’m Sad.”

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Meanwhile, Timberlake’s current promotional single “Soulmate” – which was co-written by James Fauntleroy and produced by Nineteen85 – is now available via Apple Music and all other digital streaming outlets.

His most recent studio collection, 2018’s “Man of the Woods,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Filthy,” “Supplies” and “Say Something” (featuring Chris Stapleton).

Stream the audio clip for “Soulmate” below.

Jazmine Sullivan hits the studio with Jin Jin, Jenna Andrews

5 Jun

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American singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan has teamed up with Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Jenna Andrews for a new collaboration.

Jin Jin’s recent songwriting credits include Jess Glynne’s “One Touch,” Madison Beer’s “All Day and Night,” Raye’s “Put Your Phone Down (Low),” Nina Nesbitt’s “Love Letter,” Don Diablo’s “Brave,” and Blue DeTiger’s “Mad Love.”

Meanwhile, Andrews has penned songs for Little Mix (“Motivate”), Tori Kelly (“Bottled Up”),  Jessie J (“Personal”), Lily Allen (“Everything to Feel Something”), Noah Cyrus (“I’m Stuck”), Banks (“Weaker Girl”),  Tamia (“You Give Me Something”) and Jordan Fisher (“All About Us”).

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As mentioned in earlier posts, Sullivan is expected her fourth album – featuring further contributions from Justin Timberlake and James “Malay” Ho – later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Reality Show,” which peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Dumb,” “Forever Don’t Last” and “Let it Burn.”

On the songwriting front, Sullivan is responsible for co-writing Mary J. Blige’s “Thick of It,” Christina Milian’s “Say I,” Tamia’s “Still Love You,” Monica’s “Everything to Me,” Faith Evans’ “He Is,” Candice Glover’s “Cried,” Jessica Sanchez’s “Drive By,” and Jennifer Hudson’s “I’m His Only Woman.”

Watch the music video for “Insecure” below.

Jazmine Sullivan hits the studio with Justin Timberlake

14 Sep

Jazmine Sullivan has teamed up with label mate Justin Timberlake for a new collaboration.

It is yet to be known whether the session was intended for an upcoming Timberlake project or Sullivan’s next studio collection.

As a songwriter, Timberlake has penned songs for Keri Hilson (“Slow Dance”), Ciara (“Love Sex Magic”), Beyonce (“Blow”), Rihanna (“Rehab”), Madonna (“Devil Wouldn’t Recognize You”), Britney Spears (“What It’s Like to Be Me”), Leona Lewis (“Don’t Let Me Down”) and Esmee Denters (“Love Dealer”).

Timberlake’s latest album “Man of the Woods” – featuring singles “Filthy,” “Supplies” and “Say Something” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Meanwhile, Sullivan is expected her fourth album – featuring contributions from James “Malay” Ho – later this year via Sony Music / RCA Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Reality Show,” which peaked to number twelve on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles “Dumb,” “Forever Don’t Last” and “Let it Burn.”

On the songwriting front, Sullivan is responsible for co-writing Mary J. Blige’s “Thick of It,” Christina Milian’s “Say I,” Tamia’s “Still Love You,” Monica’s “Everything to Me,” Faith Evans’ “He Is,” Candice Glover’s “Cried,” Jessica Sanchez’s “Drive By,” and Jennifer Hudson’s “I’m His Only Woman.”

Watch the music video for “Bust Your Windows” below.

[Common Collaborators] Alicia Keys and Beyoncé

5 Jul

Since its a slow news day, I thought about writing this post, which has been on my mind for a while now. Its about songwriters/producers who worked with two artists that are frequently associated with one another. For this post, I have chosen Alicia Keys and Beyoncé.  In case you did not know, Keys was signed to Columbia Records (which is Beyoncé’s current label) before signing to Clive Davis’ J Records.  Here are the musicians that both artists have worked with:

  • Alonzo “Novel” Stevenson: Alicia Keys (“Tell You Something”) / Beyoncé (“My Body”)
  • Antonio Dixon: Alicia Keys (“That’s When I Knew”) / Beyoncé (“Best Thing I Never Had”)
  • Candice Nelson: Alicia Keys (“Heartburn”) / Beyoncé (“Resentment”)
  • Chad Hugo: Alicia Keys (“How Come You Don’t Call Me” – Remix) / Beyonce (“I Care,” “Work it Out” and “My First Time”)
  • Dre & Vidal: Alicia Keys (“So Simple”) / Beyonce (“T-Shirt” w/ Destiny’s Child)
  • Frank Ocean: Alicia Keys (“One Thing”) / Beyoncé (“I Miss You” and “Superpower”)
  • Harold Lilly: Alicia Keys (“Teenage Love Affair,” “Wreckless Love,” “Saviour,” “Where Do We Go from Here,” “I Need You,” “Pawn it All,” “Illusion of Bliss,” “Girl Can’t Be Herself,” “More Than We Know,” “So Simple” and “Where Do We Begin Now”) / Beyoncé (“Ego”)
  • Jeff Bhasker: Alicia Keys (“Girl on Fire,” “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart,” “Love is Blind,” “Wait Til You See My Smile,” “Like the Sea” and “Tears Always Win”) / Beyoncé (“I Care,” “Rather Die Young” and “Party”)
  • Jermaine Dupri: Alicia Keys (“Girlfriend” and “My Boo”) / Beyoncé (“With Me” w/ Destiny’s Child)
  • Justin Timberlake: Alicia Keys (“How Come You Don’t Call Me – Remix” and “Morning Light”) / Beyoncé (“Until the End of Time,” “Blow” and “Rocket”)
  • Kandi Burruss: Alicia Keys (“Jane Doe”) / Beyoncé (“Bills, Bills, Bills,” “So Good,” “Bug a Boo,” “Hey Ladies” and “She Can’t Love” w/ Destiny’s Child)
  • Kanye West: Alicia Keys (“You Don’t Know My Name” and “Unbreakable”) / Beyoncé (“Party”)
  • Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds: Alicia Keys (“That’s When I Knew”) / Beyoncé (“Best Thing I Never Had” and “Broken Hearted Girl”).
  • LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels: Alicia Keys (“Rear View Mirror”) / Beyoncé (“Scared of Lonely,” “World Wide Woman” and “Back Up”)
  • Miguel: Alicia Keys (“Where’s the Fun in Forever”) / Beyoncé (“Rocket”)
  • Noah “40” Shebib: Alicia Keys (“Unthinkable”) / Beyoncé (“Mine”)
  • Pharrell Williams: Alicia Keys (“Work on It,” “It’s On Again,” “Know Who Are” and “Apple”) / Beyoncé (“Work it Out,” “Green Light,” “Kitty Kat,” “Blow,” “Superpower” and “My First Time”)
  • Rich Harrison: Alicia Keys (“Ain’t No Reason” – performed by Christina Milian) / Beyoncé (“Crazy in Love,” “Be with You,” “Suga Mama,” “Freakum Dress” and Creole)
  • Rodney Jerkins: Alicia Keys (“Rear View Mirror” and “Listen to Your Heart”) / Beyoncé (“Déjà vu,” “Back Up,” “World Wide Woman” and “Scared of Lonely”)
  • Sean Garrett: Alicia Keys (“Waiting for Your Love”) / Beyoncé (“Ring the Alarm,” “Get Me Bodied,” “Upgrade U,” “Check on It,” “Green Light,” “Diva,” “Video Phone” and “Lay Up Under Me”)
  • Swizz Beatz: Alicia Keys (“Waiting for Your Love,” “Put it in a Love Song,” “New Day,” “The Gospel,” “Pawn it All,” “She Don’t Really Care,” “Million Dollar Bill,” “Wait Til You See My Smile”) and “Illusion of Bliss”) / Beyoncé (“Get Me Bodied,” “Upgrade U,” “Ring the Alarm,” “Lost Your Mind” and “Check on It”)
  • Timbaland: Alicia Keys (“Heartburn”) / Beyoncé (“Partition,” “Drunk in Love” and “Rocket”)
  • Toby Gad: Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”) / Beyoncé (“If I Were a Boy”)

Stream the audio clip for “Put It in a Love Song” below.

Justin Timberlake releases surprise song, “SoulMate”

4 Jul

Justin Timberlake has dropped a surprise song online.

“SoulMate” – which was co-written by regular collaborator James Fauntleroy and produced by Nineteen85 – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Timberlake’s latest studio collection “Man of the Woods” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned three singles in the shape of “Filthy,” “Supplies” and “Say Something.”

Stream the audio clip for “SoulMate” below.

Justin Timberlake hits the studio with James Fauntleroy, Nineteen85

2 Jul

American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor Justin Timberlake has teamed up with James Fauntleroy and Nineteen85 for a new collaboration.

Fauntleroy recently co-wrote “Filthy” and “Young Man” on Timberlake’s latest album, “Man of the Woods,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and peaked to number two on the UK Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Nineteen85 is known for co-writing and producing Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” Nicki Minaj’s “Truffle Butter,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Dangerous,” PartyNextDoor’s “Not Nice” and Majid Jordan’s “My Love.”

Watch the music video for “Say Something” below.