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Katharine McPhee shares “Only One” acoustic performance

13 Oct

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Katharine McPhee has shared a new performance video online.

The actress, singer, and songwriter posted an exclusive acoustic performance clip for “Only One” to her Vevo channel on Friday (October 09, 2015).

“Only One” was written by McPhee along with Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan (Rita Ora, Jason Derulo) and Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Leona Lewis).

McPhee’s latest studio album “Hysteria” – featuring previous promotional cuts “Lick My Lips” and “Stranger Than Fiction” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Entertainment One Music.

The collection boasts further contributions from Chris Braide (Beyonce), Sia (Rihanna), Ryan Tedder (Adele), Isa Machine (Ella Henderson), Rob Wells (Selena Gomez) and Ginny Blackmore (Christina Aguilera).

Watch the acoustic performance video for “Only One” below.

Katharine McPhee releases new single “Love Strikes”

31 Aug

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Katharine McPhee has released a new song online.

The actress, singer, and songwriter posted the audio clip for “Love Strikes” to her Vevo channel on Friday (August 28, 2015).

“Love Strikes” – now available for download via iTunes – was co-written by McPhee along with Virginia “Ginny” Blackmore (Nicole Scherzinger, Pixie Lott) and the song’s producer Rob Wells (Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez).

McPhee’s upcoming studio collection “Hysteria” – featuring previous singles “Lick My Lips” and “Stranger Than Fiction” – is slated to hit stores and digital outlets on September 18 through Entertainment One Music.

Other album contributors include Isa Machine (Conor Maynard, Ella Henderson), Chris Loco (Ella Eyre, Tori Kelly), Ali Tamposi (Ciara, Kelly Clarkson), Chris Braide (Beyonce, Colbie Caillat), Sia (Rihanna, Labrinth), Jon Bellion (CeeLo Green, Jason Derulo) and Kelly Sheehan (Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue).

Listen to the audio clip for “Love Strikes” below.

Katharine McPhee plugs new song “Stranger Than Fiction”

21 Aug

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Katharine McPhee has plugged a new song online.

The singer, songwriter, and actress posted the audio clip for “Stranger Than Fiction” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (August 18, 2015).

“Stranger Than Fiction” – now available for download via iTunes – was written by McPhee along with Ali Tamposi (Ciara, Kelly Clarkson), Smith Carlson (Taylor Swift, Ella Henderson) and Ryan Tedder (Leona Lewis, Gwen Stefani).

McPhee’s upcoming studio collection “Hysteria” – featuring the Isa Machine-produced / Sam Sparro-assisted “Lick My Lips” – is slated to hit stores and digital outlets on September 18 through Entertainment One Music.

Other album contributors include Chris Braide (Lana Del Rey, Britney Spears), Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce, Rita Ora), Chris Loco (Ella Eyre, Sinead Harnett), Sia (Rihanna, Katy Perry) and Jon Bellion (CeeLo Green, Jason Derulo).

Listen to the audio clip for “Stanger Than Fiction” below.

Katharine McPhee unwraps new album “Hysteria” tracklisting

6 Aug

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Katharine McPhee has unwrapped the tracklisting for her upcoming album.

The actress, singer and songwriter will release “Hysteria” on September 18 through Entertainment One Music.

Lead single “Lick My Lips” – which was co-written by fellow recording artist Sam Sparrow and produced Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers of Florence and the Machine – is now available for download via iTunes.

Other songwriters backing McPhee on the follow-up to 2010’s “Christmas is the Time to Say I Love You” are Sia Furler (Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez), Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce, Rita Ora) and Ali Tamposi (Ciara, Kelly Clarkson).

On the production front, McPhee has teamed up with Chris Loco (Emeli Sande, Kylie Minogue), Jon Bellion (Eminem, CeeLo Green), Ryan Tedder (Ella Henderson, Leona Lewis) and Chris Braide (Britney Spears, Lana Del Rey).

Peep the tracklisting for “Hysteria” below.

(01) Hysteria / (02) Feather / (03) Burn / (04) Stranger Than Fiction / (05) Lick My Lips / (06) Break / (07) Appetite / (08) Love Strikes / (10) Round Your Little Finger / (11) Only One / (12) Damage Control / (13) Don’t Need Love

Kelly Clarkson drafts Sia for new album “Piece By Piece”

22 Feb

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Kelly Clarkson has drafted Sia for her upcoming album “Piece By Piece,” out on March 3 via Sony Music Entertainment imprint RCA Records.

The Australian singer/songwriter wrote “Let Your Tears Fall” for Clarkson along with regular collaborator and Grammy Nominated producer Greg Kurstin.

As mentioned in previous posts, the “Chandelier” star also contributed to the next projects by Rihanna [SRP Records], Selena Gomez [Interscope Records] and Gwen Stefani [Mad Love Records].

Her current single “Salted Wounds” is now available for download via iTunes and Republic Records. The track – which was co-written by Samuel Dixon – appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Meanwhile, Clarkson’s next studio collection and follow-up to 2013’s “Wrapped in Red” will feature further songwriting contributions from Kara DioGuardi, Bonnie McKee, Audra Mae, Mozella and Kelly Sheehan.

Watch the music video for “Heartbeat Song” below.

Azealia Banks premieres “Chasing Time” music video

15 Nov

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Azealea Banks has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer, songwriter and rapper posted the Marc Klasfeld-directed / Nina Dluhy-Miller-produced clip for “Chasing Time” to her official Vevo page on Friday (November 14, 2014).

“Chasing Time” was written by Banks, Myron Birdsong and Jonathan Harris along with Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan, Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Ronald “Flippa” Colson and Steve “Ace” Mostyn.

The track is lifted from the Hip Hop artist’s debut album, “Broke with Expensive Taste,” now available for download via iTunes (US).

Watch the music video for “Chasing Time” below.

Rihanna reunites with Emeli Sande for new album

12 May

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Rihanna has reunited with Emeli Sande for her upcoming eighth studio album.

The pair previously teamed up on “Half of Me,” written by Sande along with Shahid “Naughty Boy” Khan, Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.

Her resume also includes songwriting works for Alicia Keys (“Brand New Me”), Tanika (“Runaway”), Amber Riley (“Colorblind”), Katy Perry (“It Takes Two”), Josh Kumra (“Helicopters & Planes”) and Alesha Dixon (“Radio”).

Sande’s debut album, “Our Version of Events,” was released in 2012 Virgin EMI Records. It debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered hit singles “Heaven,” “Next to Me,” “Clown” and “My Kind of Love.”

Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated new project by Rihanna is scheduled for release later this year via SRP / Roc Nation Records.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic” is expected to boast further songwriting contributions from The-Dream (Usher, Celine Dion), Anjulie Persaud (Icona Pop, Kylie Minogue) and Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce, Leah LaBelle).

Watch the music video for Emeli Sande’s “My Kind of Love” below.