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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.

Kylie Minogue announces new single “Sexercize”

11 Mar

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Kylie Minogue has announced the details of her new single.

The Australian singer/songwriter christened “Sexercize” as the second promotional single from her latest album, “Kiss Me Once,” out on March 17 via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

The track was co-written by Sia Furler, whose credits include Celine Dion’s “Loved Me Back to Life” [Columbia Records], Jessie J’s “Breathe” [Republic Records] and Katy Perry’s “Double Rainbow” [Capitol Records].

Production duties were handled by The Monsters & The Strangerz, who are also responsible for Fifth Harmony’s “Leave My Heart Out of This” [Epic Records] and Demi Lovato’s “Never Been Hurt” [Hollywood Records].

“Kiss Me Once” also features previous single “Into the Blue,” written by Kelly Sheehan along with Mike Del Rio and Jacob Kasher.

Among the album’s other collaborators are Pharrell Williams (Usher, Mariah Carey), Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Christina Perri), Ariel Rechtshaid (Solange, Charli XCX) and Mich “Cutfather” Hansen (Pixie Lott, Conor Maynard).

Watch the music video for “Into the Blue” below.

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Kylie Minogue releases official ‘Kiss Me Once’ sampler

17 Feb

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Kylie Minogue has released the official sampler for her upcoming album.

The Australian singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Kiss Me Once” on March 17 via Warner Music Group / Roc Nation / Parlophone Records.

The set is executively produced by fellow Australian artist Sia Furler, who previously worked with Beyonce [Columbia Records], Rihanna [Island Records], Ne-Yo [Motown Records] and Christina Aguilera [RCA Records].

Lead single “Into the Blue” – available for download from March 9 via iTunes and all other digital outlets – was written by Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan along with Jacob Kasher and Mike Del Rio.

The follow-up to 2010’s “Aphrodite” boasts further songwriting contributions from Autumn Rowe (Angel Haze, One Direction), Wayne Hector (Sean Paul, Cover Drive) and Karen Poole (Janet Jackson, Pixie Lott).

On the production front, the “Get Outta My Way” star teamed up with Pharrell Williams (Ciara, Justin Timberlake), Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Sky Ferreira), Greg Kurstin (Pink, Ellie Goulding) and Mark Taylor (Cher, Whitney Houston).

Listen to the official album sampler of “Kiss Me Once” below.

Kylie Minogue unwraps credits for new album ‘Kiss Me Once’

10 Feb

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Kylie Minogue has unwrapped the credits for her upcoming studio album.

The Australian singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Kiss Me Once” on March 17 via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

Lead single “Into the Blue” was written by Kelly “Madame Buttons” Sheehan along with Jacob Kasher and Mike Del Rio.

“Kiss Me Once” boasts further songwriting contributions from Sia (Labrinth, Celine Dion), Autumn Rowe (Kelis, Leona Lewis), Wayne Hector (Britney Spears, The Wanted) and Karen Poole (Olly Murs, Pixie Lott).

On the production front, Minogue has teamed up with Cutfather (JLS, Alexandra Burke), Ariel Rechtshaid (Haim, Sky Ferreira), Greg Kurstin (Pink, Charli XCX), Pharrell Williams (Robin Thicke, John Legend).

Peep the songwriting and production credits for “Kiss Me Once” below.

“Into the Blue”
Written By: (Kelly Sheehan / Jacob Kasher / Mike Del Rio).
Produced By: (Mike Del Rio).

“Million Miles”
Written By: (Chelcee Grimes / Peter Wallevik / Mich Hedin Hansen / Daniel Heløy Davidsen).
Produced By: (Cutfather / Peter Wallevik / Daniel Heløy Davidsen).

“I Was Gonna Cancel”
Written By: (Pharrell Williams).
Produced By: (Pharrell Williams).

“Sexy Love”
Written By: (Autumn Rowe / Wayne Hector / Peter Wallevik / Mich Hedin Hansen / Daniel Heløy Davidsen).
Produced By: (Cutfather / Peter Wallevik / Daniel Heløy Davidsen).

“Sexercize”
Written By: (Sia Furler / Marcus Lomax / Clarence Coffee, Jr. / Jordan Johnson / Stefan Johnson).
Produced By: (The Monsters & The Strangerz).

“Feels So Good”
Written By: (Tom Aspaul).
Produced By: (Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike).

“If Only”
Written By: (Ariel Rechtshaid / Justin Raisen / Daniel Nigro).
Produced By: (Ariel Rechtshaid / Justin Raisen).

“Les Sex”
Written By: (Amanda Warner / Peter Wade Keusch / JD Walker).
Produced By: (Peter Wade Keush / JD Walker / GoodWill & MGI).

“Kiss Me Once”
Written By: (Sia Furler / Jesse Shatkin).
Produced By: (Jesse Shatkin).

“Beautiful” (featuring Enrique Iglesias).
Written By: (Enrique Iglesias / Mark Taylor).
Produced By: (Metrophonic).

“Fine”
Written By: (Kylie Minogue / Karen Poole / Chris Loco).
Produced By: (Chris Loco).

“Mr. President”
Written By: (Kelly Sheehan / Tommy Trash).
Produced By: (Tommy Trash).

“Sleeping with the Enemy”
Written By: (Kylie Minogue / Karen Poole / Greg Kurstin).
Produced By: (Greg Kurstin).