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Keith Urban delivers new promotional single “Parallel Line”

19 Jan

New Zealand-born Australian country music singer/songwriter Keith Urban has delivered his new promotional single online.

“Parallel Line” – which was written by Ed Sheeran alongside Johnny McDaid, Amy Wadge, Julia Michaels, and Benjamin “Benny Blanco” Levin – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in various medial outlets, Urban’s upcoming tenth album “Graffiti U” – featuring previous promotional single “Female” – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Capitol Nashville / Hit Red Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Ripcord” reportedly yields additional alliances with Jason Evigan, Chris Wallace, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Matthew Radosevich, Francis “Eg” White, Shy Carter, Hillary Lindsey, and Greg Wells.

Stream the audio clip for “Parallel Line” below.

Keith Urban hits the studio with Jason Evigan for new collaboration

19 Dec

New Zealand-born Australian country music singer/songwriter Keith Urban has teamed up with Jason Evigan for a new collaboration.

The American record producer and songwriter’s recent credits include Boy Epic’s “Trust,” Chromeo’s “Juice,” Robin Schulz’s “Nakes,” Sage the Gemini’s “Whatchacha,” Rachel Platten’s “Collide,” Maroon 5’s “What Lovers Do,” Fifth Harmony’s “Lonely Night,” and Sofia Carson’s “Ins and Outs.”

Fans of Evigan’s works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Nick Jonas, Ella Henderson, Charlie Puth, Rita Ora, Jason Mraz, Louisa Johnson, Maluma, Bebe Rexha, Louis Tomlinson, Ella Eyre, Alex Aiono, Jessie Reyez, Kiiara, Marina Diamandis, Avril Lavigne, and DNCE.

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

Other album contributors include Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Meghan Trainor), Amy Wadge (Lukas Graham), Greg Wells (Dua Lipa), Julia Michaels (Ed Sheeran), Shy Carter (Kane Brown), Francis “Eg” White (Adele), Hillary Lindsey (Taylor Swift) and Matt Radosevich (Niall Horan).

Urban’s current single “Female” – which was written by Nicole Galyon, Shane McNally and Ross Copperman – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Female” below.

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.

Keith Urban confirms tracklisting for new album “Ripcord”

4 Apr

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Keith Urban has confirmed the tracklisting for his upcoming ninth album.

The Australian singer-songwriter is scheduled to release “Ripcord” on May 6 through via Hit Red Records and Capitol Records Nashville.

Lead single “Wasted Time” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by James “JHart” Abrahart (K. Michelle, Jason Derulo) and produced by Greg Wells (Pharrell Williams, Celine Dion).

Other musicians backing Urban on the follow-up to 2013’s “Fuse” are Busbee (Toni Braxton), Nile Rodgers (Daft Punk), Jeff Bhasker (Bruno Mars), Shane McNally (Kacey Musgraves) and David Hodges (Christina Perri).

Peep the tracklisting for “Ripcord” below.

(1) Gone Tomorrow (Here Today) / (2) 2.John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16 / (3) Wasted Time / (4) Habit of You / (5) Sun Don’t Let Me Down / (6) Gettin’ in the Way / (7) Blue Ain’t Your Color / (8) The Fighter / (9) Break on Me / (10) Boy Gets a Tuck / (11) Your Body / (12) This Could Still Be Us / (13) Worry ‘Bout Nothin’

Keith Urban schedules release date for new album “Ripcord”

29 Mar

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Keith Urban has scheduled the release date for his upcoming ninth album.

The Australian singer-songwriter will release his next studio collection “Ripcord” on May 6 via Hit Red Records and Capitol Records Nashville.

Current single “Wasted Time” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by James “JHart” Abrahart (Justin Bieber, Zara Larsson) and produced by Greg Wells (Corinne Bailey Rae, Katy Perry).

“Ripcord” boasts further contributions from Nile Rodgers (Madonna, Lady Gaga), Michael Busbee (Toni Braxton, Christina Aguilera), Nathan Chapman (Shania Twain, Taylor Swift) and Dann Huff (Faith Hill, Rascal Flatts).

The highly-anticipated collection also serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Fuse,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Little Bit of Everything” and “Shame.”

Listen to the audio clip for “Wasted Time” below.

Keith Urban hits the studio with Greg Wells, James “JHart” Abrahart

15 Jan

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Keith Urban has recorded new music with Greg Wells and James “JHart” Abrahart for his upcoming eighth album.

Wells’ extensive songwriting and production resume includes works for Ella Eyre (“Even If”), Adele (“One and Only”), Katy Perry (“By the Grace of God”), Pink (“Heartbreaker”), and Kelly Clarkson (“I Don’t Hook Up”).

Meanwhile, JHart is responsible for co-writing Fleur East’s “Sax” [Syco], Rita Ora’s “Body on Me” [Columbia], Justin Bieber’s “Company” [Def Jam] and Trey Songz’s “Change Your Mind” [Atlantic].

Urban, on the other hand, is scheduled to release his next studio collection “Ripcord” – featuring promotional cuts “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” and “Break on Me” – later this year through Hit Red / Capitol Nashville.

The highly-anticipated album serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Fuse,” which topped the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and delivered singles including “Little Bit of Everything,” “Shame,” and “We Were Us.”

Watch the music video for “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” below.

Jason Derulo drafts Jennifer Lopez, Matoma for new song “Try Me”

26 May

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Jason Derulo has unveiled a new song online.

The singer and songwriter posted the audio clip for “Try Me” – featuring Jennifer Lopez and Matoma – to his YouTube channel on Monday (May 25, 2015).

“Try Me” – which is now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was co-written by Lindy Robbins, who also worked with Derulo on singles “It Girl,” “Want to Want Me” and “Cheyenne.”

Her other credits include Selena Gomez’s “Slow Down” [Hollywood Records], MKTO’s “Classic” [Columbia Records], David Guetta’s “Dangerous” [Parlophone Records] and Ella Henderson’s “Beautifully Unfinished” [Syco Music].

Meanwhile, Derulo’s upcoming fourth album “Everything is 4” will hit stores and digital outlets later this year under Beluga Heights and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Talk Dirty” boasts further guest appearances from K. Michelle (“Love Like That”), Meghan Trainor (“Painkiller”), Julia Michaels (“Trade Hearts”) and Stevie Wonder & Keith Urban (“Broke”).

Listen to the audio clip for “Try Me” below.