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Kylie Minogue returns with promotional single “New York City”

4 May

 

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Kylie Minogue has released her new promotional single online.

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

The track was written by Minogue alongside Karen Poole (Arlissa, Becky Hill), Daniel “DJ Fresh” Stein (Rita Ora, Ella Eyre) and Myles “Mylo” MacInnes (Gloria Estefan, Noah Cyrus).

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As mentioned in various media outlets, Minogue’s upcoming greatest hits album, “Step Back in Time: The Definitive Collection,” is scheduled to arrive on June 28 via BMG Rights Management / Parlophone Records.

The highly-anticipated project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Richard Stannard, Guy Chambers, Cathy Dennis, Mike Spencer, Cutfather, Kara DioGuardi, Greg Kurstin, Calvin Harris, Mima Stilwell, Jim Elliot, Mark Taylor, Paula Abdul, Sky Adams, and Danny Shah.

Stream the audio clip for “New York City” below.

Chelcee Grimes confirms new promotional single “I Need a Night Out”

1 Sep

Chelcee Grimes has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “I Need a Night Out” as the second promotional single from her upcoming debut album under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

The track – which was co-written by Grimes alongside Kara DioGuardi, Mich “Cutfater” Hansen, Daniel Davidsen and Kasper Larsen – will arrive on September 7th via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

As a songwriter, Grimes has penned songs for Kylie Minogue (“Million Miles”), Dua Lipa (“Bad Together”), Louisa Johnson (“So Good”), Mic Lowry (“Nothing Like Him”), Chris Lane (“All the Time”) and Stanaj (“Romantic”).

Fans of her songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Jojo, Era Istrefi, Imani Williams, Olly Murs, Sigala, Rita Ora, Antigoni Buxton, Tamera Foster, Melissa Steel, and Little Mix.

Watch the music video for “Just Like That” below.

 

Chelcee Grimes hits the studio with Lindy Robbins, Future Cut

6 Mar

British singer/songwriter Chelcee Grimes has teamed up with Lindy Robbins and Future Cut for a new collaboration.

Recent songwriting credits by Robbins include DJ Snake’s “A Different Way,” Sam Fisher’s “This City,” Jennifer Hudson’s “Burden Down,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” Paloma Faith’s “Crybaby,” and Rachel Platten’s “Collide.”

Composed of Darren Lewis and Tunde Babalola, Future Cut’s production resume boasts works with Maxine Ashley (“Happy”), Lilly Ahlberg (“Bad Boys”), Whinnie Williams (“What About Me”), Matt Terry (“Heartless”), Bakar (“Small Town Girl”), Alex Adair (“Casual”) and Matt Wills (“Marry You”).

Grimes, on the other hand, is scheduled to release her upcoming debut project later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers further contributions from RedOne, Negin Djafari, Knightstarr, Phil Cook, Jonas Blue, Sam Romans, Fiona Bevan, Wayne Wilkins, Shelly Peiken, Ed Drewett, Richard “Biff” Stannard, Ash Howes, Kara DioGuardi, Jamie Hartman, Stuart Crichton, and Cutfather.

Having previously co-writtten Dua Lipa’s “Bad Together” and Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” fans of Grimes’ songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next projects by Olly Murs, Jojo, Rita Ora, Era Istrefi, Imani Williams, Anne-Marie, Little Mix, Melissa Steel, Dakota, Antigoni Buxton, and Tamera Foster.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Chelcee Grimes’ works!

Chelcee Grimes drafts RedOne for debut album

12 Aug

British singer/songwriter Chelcee Grimes has drafted Moroccan-Swedish record producer Nadir Khayat (professionally known as RedOne) for her upcoming debut album under Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

RedOne’s credits include Lady GaGa’s “Alejandro,” Jennifer Lopez’s “On the Floor,” Enrique Iglesias’ “I Like It,” Nicki Minaj’s “Starships,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Poison,” Kelly Rowland’s “Down 4 Whatever,” Stanaj’s “The Way I Love Her,” Roya’s “Lie,” and Skyler Stecker’s “Bring Me to Life.”

His extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow songwriters Cathy Dennis, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Simon Wilcox, Justin Tranter, Andrea Martin, Sean Douglas, Frankie Storm, Wayne Hector, Makeba Riddick, Talay Riley, Ester Dean, Bilal Hajji, Angela Hunte, Prince Charlez, and Sia Furler.

Grimes’ first studio collection, on the other hand, reportedly yields further productions and songwriting contributions from Steve Robson, Claude Kelly, Wayne Wilkins, Kara DioGuardi, Cutfather, Shelly Peiken, Jamie Hartman, Stuart Crichton, Richard “Biff” Stannard, and Ed Drewett.

Fans of Grimes’ songwriting works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Era Istrefi, Anne-Marie, Dakota, Rita Ora, Antigoni Buxton, Imani Williams, Mollie King, KStewart, Nina Nesbitt, and Tamera Foster.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s works!

Olly Murs teams with Louisa Johnson for new single

22 May

Olly Murs has announced the details for his new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Unpredictable” as the next promotional cut from his latest album “24 HRS,” out now via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The Louisa Johnson-featuring track was co-written by Kara DioGuardi (Melanie Martinez, Colbie Caillat) and Iain James (Leona Lewis, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “Unpredictable” were collectively handled by Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Ella Henderson, Hailee Steinfeld), Daniel Davidsen (Pixie Lott, Becky Hill) and Peter Wallevik (Kylie Minogue, Jake Miller).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Johnson’s upcoming debut album – featuring singles “Bad Behaviour” and “So Good” – is expected to arrive later this year via Simon Cowell’s Sony imprint Syco Music.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Beyonce), MoZella (Pia Mia), Ina Wroldsen (Tinashe), Ali Tamposi (Lea Michele), Chloe Angelides (Ariana Grande), Negin Djafari (Mabel), Priscilla Renea (Fifth Harmony), Jacob Kasher (Charlie Puth), Sam Romans (AlunaGeorge) and Marlon Roudette (Sinead Harnett).

Stream the original version of “Unpredictable” below.

Chelcee Grimes teases new collaboration with Kara DioGuardi, Cutfather

5 Mar

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Chelcee Grimes has teased a new collaboration with American singer/songwriter Kara DioGuardi and Danish producer Mich “Cutfather” Hansen.

“Back on the road. Travelling to Copenhagen in the morning to write with my faves @cutfather & Co & @kara_dioguardi for my album,” the British singer/songwriter tweeted on Sunday (March 05, 2017).

DioGuardi previously teamed with Cutfather on tracks performed by Raven Symone / Peter Andre (“What is Love?), Olly Murs (“Unpredictable”) and Matoma & Becky Hill (“False Alarm”).

The former American Idol judge’s songwriting resume boasts further works with Kelly Clarkson (“Heartbeat Song”), Melanie Martinez (“Pity Party”), Colbie Caillat (“Begin Again”), Hilary Duff (“Come Clean”), Katy Perry (“I Do Not Hook Up”), Christina Aguilera (“Ain’t No Other Man”) and Pink (“Sober”).

Meanwhile, Cutfather is also responsible for producing Kylie Minogue’s “Get Outta My Way,” Little Mix’s “Nothing Else Matters,” Calum Scott’s “Rhythm Inside,” Alex Newell’s “Keep it Moving,” Fleur East’s “Know Your Name,” Melanie C’s “Think About It,” and Digital Farm Animals’ “Digital Love.”

Grimes, on the other hand, is expected to release her first studio collection later this year via Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Label Group UK.

As a songwriter, she has reportedly contributed to the next projects by Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Sigma, Kesha, Imani Williams, Aston Merrygold, KStewart, Sigala, Mollie King, Becky Hill, Camden Cox, Karen Harding, Tamera Foster, Melissa Steel, and Calvin Harris.

Grimes’ songwriting credits include Kylie Minogue’s “Million Miles,” The Saturdays’ “Walking Through the Desert,” Sweet California’s “Down With Ya,” BOA’s “First Time,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Stanaj’s “Romantic,” Olly Murs’ “Deeper,” and Chris Lane’s “All the Time.”

[Musicians’ Galore] Kara DioGuardi

23 Nov

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Kara DioGuardi is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, music publisher, A&R executive, composer and TV personality.

Her recent songwriting credits include Matoma & Becky Hill’s “False Alarm” [Big Beat], Olly Murs’ “Unpredictable” [Sony Music], Melanie Martinez’s “Pity Party” [Atlantic] and Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song” [RCA].

DioGuardi’s resume boasts further works with Ashlee Simpson (“Pieces of Me”), Christina Aguilera (“Ain’t No Other Man”), Katy Perry (“I Do Not Hook Up”), Gwen Stefani (“Rich Girl”), Kylie Minogue (“Spinning Around”), Pink (“Sober”), Colbie Caillat (“I Never Told You”) and Beyonce (“Beauty of Love”).

Among the producers she frequently collaborated with are Dave Stewart, John Shanks, Cutfather, Scott Storch, Patrik Berger, Cory Rooney, Dan Shea, Mitch Allan, Greg Wells, Jonathan Rotem, Emanuel Kiriakou, and Steve Morales.

DioGuardi also teamed up with hitmakers DJ Premier, Will.i.am, Rich Harrison, Mark Ronson, Salaam Remi, Polow Da Don, Rick Nowels, Mike Spencer, Arnthor Birgisson, Harvey Mason Jr., Guy Chambers, Syience, Walter Afanasieff, Jason Evigan, Greg Kurstin, Bloodshy & Avant, Martin Harrington, Ash Howes, Christopher Braide, Sacha Skarbek, and James Poyser.

On the songwriting front, she has co-penned songs with Cathy Dennis, Michelle Bell, Evan Bogart, Kasia Livingston, Zukhan Bey, Audra Mae, James Fauntleroy, Chantal Kreviazuk, Balewa Muhammad, Shelly Peiken, Paul Barry, Danielle Brisebois, Jacob Kasher, Coco Morier, Mischke Butler, Corte Ellis, Michelle Lewis, Candice Nelson, and Jason Reeves.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to DioGuardi’s work!