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Hailee Steinfeld works with Ali Tamposi for debut album

20 Jul

Hailee Steinfeld has worked with Ali Tamposi for her upcoming debut album under Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Notable songwriting credits by Tamposi include Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Liza Owen’s “Don’t Call Me Baby,” Cover Drive’s “Can’t Live in a World,” Lea Michele’s “Run to You,” Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me” (featuring Selena Gomez), and DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You” (featuring Justin Bieber).

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers including John Shanks, Toby Gad, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Louis Biancaniello, Sam Watters, Teddy Geiger, Julian Bunetta, Fraser T. Smith, Greg Kurstin, Jim Jonsin, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Jim Beanz, RedOne, and David Guetta.

Steinfeld’s current promotional single “Most Girls,” on the other hand, is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets. The track was co-written with Asia Whiteacre, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton, Jeremy “Kinetics” Dussolliet and Tim “One Love” Sommers.

For her still-untitled debut album, the “Love Myself” star has also worked with songwriters and producers including Bloodpop, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Rami Yacoub, Whitney Phillips, Albin Nedler, Tayla Parx, BURNS, Kathryn Ostenberg, Brandon Skeie, and Gino “Farrago” Barletta.

Watch the music video for “Most Girls” below.

Julia Michaels schedules release date for debut mini-album “Nervous System”

19 Jul

American singer/songwriter Julia Michaels has unveiled the artwork and release date for her upcoming debut mini-album.

Featuring singles “Issues” and “Uh Huh,” the highly-anticipated EP entitled “Nervous System” will arrive on July 28 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

In addition to regular songwriting partner Justin Tranter, “Nervous System” reportedly delivers further contributions from Ian Kirkpatrick (Bebe Rexha), Stephan Moccio (Andy Grammer), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith), Jason Evigan (Madonna), Ammar Malik (Nick Jonas) and Steve Mac (Clean Bandit).

Fans of Michaels’ songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Tinashe, Charlie Puth, Hailee Steinfeld, Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Ella Henderson, Billy Raffoul, Jessie Ware, Rita Ora, and Snakehips.

Her recent credits include Selena Gomez’s “Liar,” John Legend’s “Surefire,” Shakira’s “When a Woman,” Jasmine Thompson’s “Wanna Know Love,” Zara Larsson’s “One Mississippi,” Bea Miller’s “I Can’t Breathe,” Ed Sheeran’s “Dive,” Skyler Stecker’s “How Did We,” and Bleachers’ “Hate That You Know Me.”

Watch the stripped version of “Uh Huh” below.

Grace Mitchell releases new single “Come Back for You”

15 Jul

American singer/songwriter Grace Mitchell has released her new single online.

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

The track was co-written and produced by Martin Johnson, whose other credits include Hunter Hayes’ “Yesterday’s Song,” Pentatonix’s “Sing,” Elle King’s “America’s Sweetheart,” Olly Murs’ “Beautiful to Me,” Christina Perri’s “Human,” and Jason Derulo’s “The Other Side.”

Mitchell’s upcoming project – featuring previous single “Kids (Ain’t All Right”) – is expected to arrive later this year via Republic Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Leland (Selena Gomez), Julie Frost (Beyonce), Teddy Geiger (Shawn Mendes), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Andrew Watt (Rita Ora), Emily Warren (Sean Paul) and Justin Tranter (Imagine Dragons).

On the production front, Mitchell has worked with Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift), Francis “Eg” White (Adele), Justin Parker (Grace Carter), Fraser T. Smith (Stormzy), Jesse Shatkin (Anne-Marie), Kid Harpoon (Shakira), Illangelo (Raye), Jussifer (Jojo), Dallas K (Pixie Lott) and Alex Hope (Troye Sivan).

Listen to the audio clip for “Come Back for You” below.

Billy Raffoul drops new promotional single “Dark Four Door”

14 Jul

Canadian singer/songwriter Billy Raffoul has dropped his new single online.

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

The track was co-written by Ross Golan, whose other credits include Jasmine Thompson’s “Old Friends,” Charlie Puth’s “Then There’s You,” Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman,” Nelly’s “Sounds Good to Me,” Meghan Trainor’s “Hopeless Romantic,” Jason Derulo’s “Painkiller,” and Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love.”

Production duties on “Dark Four Door” were handled by Mike Crossey, whose resume boasts further works with Take That (“River”), Kaleo (“Way Down We Go”), The 1975 (“Love Me”), Wolf Alice (“Giant Peach”), Twenty One Pilots (“The Judge”), Imelda May (“Tribal”) and Amber Run (“Spark”).

Raffoul’s upcoming debut project – featuring the Simon Wilcox-assisted / Sir Nolan-produced “Driver” – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jake Gosling, Ina Wroldsen, Chris Leonard, Julia Michaels, Paul O’Duffy, Hayley Warner, Matthew Friedman, Natalie Hemby, Wayne Hector, Ilsey Juber, Matt Morris, Audra Mae, Wrabel, Justin Tranter, and MoZella.

Watch Raffoul perform “Dark Four Door” below.

Kesha delivers new promotional single “Woman”

13 Jul

American singer/songwriter Kesha has delivered her new single online.

“Woman” – featuring the Dap-Kings Horns – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Kesha alongside fellow recording artist Wrabel, whose other credits include Afrojack’s “Ten Feet Tall,” Ellie Goulding’s “Devotion,” Rozzi Crane’s “Crazy Ass Bitch,” Katharine McPhee’s “Break,” Adam Lambert’s “Nirvana,” and Lea Michele’s “Run to You.”

Production duties on “Woman” were collectively handled by Drew Pearson (Michelle Branch, Phillip Phillips) and Christopher “Brody” Brown (Adele, Bruno Mars).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kesha’s upcoming third album “Rainbow” – featuring the Ben Abraham-assisted / Ryan Lewis-produced “Praying” – will arrive on August 11 via Kemosabe Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Warrior” boasts further contributions from Ricky Reed (Halsey), Justin Tranter (Troye Sivan), Ryan Tedder (Ariana Grande), Stuart Crichton (Kylie Minogue) and James Newman (Hailee Steinfeld).

Listen to the audio clip for “Woman” below.

Selena Gomez unleashes new single “Fetish”

13 Jul

Selena Gomez has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Fetish” – featuring Gucci Mane – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Gomez alongside Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande, Lea Michele), Gino “Farrago” Barletta (Jojo, Hailee Steinfeld) and Brett “Leland” McLaughlin (Troye Sivan, Kat Graham).

Production duties on “Fetish” were collectively handled Jonas Jeberg (Demi Lovato, Sabrina Carpenter) and Alex Schwartz & Joe Khajadourian of The Futuristics (Halsey, Camila Cabello).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the follow-up to 2015’s “Revival” – featuring the Ian Kirkpatrick-produced / Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter-penned “Bad Liar” – is expected to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers additional productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin (Taylor Swift), Charli XCX (Ryn Weaver), Hit-Boy (Rihanna), JKash (Charlie Puth), Hazebanga (Santigold), Albin Nedler (Hilary Duff) and Rami Yacoub (Jason Derulo).

Listen to the audio clip for “Fetish” below.

Jess Glynne hits the studio with RAYE, Jax Jones

13 Jul

British singer/songwriter Jess Glynne has tapped the songwriting and production services of RAYE and Jax Jones. However, it is yet to be known whether the session was intended for a future Jones’ release or Glynne’s upcoming sophomore album under Atlantic Records.

RAYE has (born Rachel Keen) has previously teamed up with Jax Jones on his single “You Don’t Know Me,” which was released in December 2016 via Polydor Records. Co-written by Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett and Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike, the track peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

As a songwriter, RAYE has contributed to the next projects by Rihanna [Roc Nation], Little Mix [Syco Music], Rita Ora [Atlantic], Mabel McVey [Polydor], Era Istrefi [Ultra Music], Rudimental [Atlantic], Anne-Marie [Major Tom’s Music], Naughty Boy [Virgin EMI] and Ellie Goulding [Polydor].

Her previous songwriting credits include Blonde’s “Just for One Night,” 5 After Midnight’s “Up in Here,” Tara Carosielli’s “Money,” Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me,” Charli XCX’s “After the Afterparty,” Matoma’s “The Wave,” Snakehips’ “Don’t Leave,” and M.O.’s “Not in Love.”

Glynne’s second studio collection, on the other hand, reportedly delivers further contributions from Toby Gad (Leona Lewis), Kid Harpoon (Denai Moore), Sam Romans (Craig David), Jamie Scott (Anne-Marie), GRADES (Sinead Harnett), Kamille (Olly Murs) and Ed Sheeran (Justin Bieber).

For the follow-up to 2015’s “I Cry When I Laugh,” Glynne has also reunited with Jonny Coffer (Ella Eyre), Starsmith (Ellie Goulding), Talay Riley (Nick Jones) and Steve Mac (Jasmine Thompson).

Listen to the audio clip for “You Don’t Know Me” below.