Tag Archives: Kelly Rowland

Ciara confirms details for new album “Beauty Marks”

29 Mar

Ciara has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her seventh studio collection “Beauty Marks” and will release it on May 10 via Beauty Marks Entertainment.

Current promotional single “Thinkin Bout You” – which was co-written by Ester Dean and produced by Space Primates (aka Marc Sibley and Nathan Cunningham) – is now available via all digital streaming outlets.

Other album contributors include Rodney Jerkins (Brandy, Toni Braxton), Jasper Cameron (Mario, Christina Aguilera), Theron Thomas (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj), Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande, Craig David), Sam Fischer (Arlissa, Lennon Stella) and Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem (Gwen Stefani, Jason Derulo).

See the tracklisting for “Beauty Marks” below.

(1) I Love Myself (f/ Macklemore) / (2) Level Up / (3) Set / (4) Thinkin Bout You / (5) Trust Myself / (6) Girl Gang (f/ Kelly Rowland) / (7) Dose / (8) Na Na / (9) Freak Me (f/ Tekno) / (10) Greatest Love / (11) Beauty Marks

Kelly Rowland delivers new promotional single “Crown”

7 Feb

Kelly Rowland has shared her new promotional single online.

“Crown” – which was written by Rowland alongside Colby O’Donis, Varren Wade, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, and Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

Rowland’s upcoming studio collection and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” – featuring previous promotional single “Kelly” (which was produced by Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav) – is expected to arrive later this year via Island Records.

The new album reportedly delivers further contributions from The Stereotypes, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Mick Schultz, Da Internz, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Boi-1da, and The Rascals.

Watch the music video for “Crown” below.

Kelly Rowland teams up with NOVA WAV for new promotional single

30 Nov

Kelly Rowland has released her new promotional single online.

“Kelly” – which was co-written and produced by Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney of Nova Wav – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Nova Wav’s songwriting and production resume boasts additional works with The Carters (“LoveHappy”), Kehlani (“Crzy”), Teyana Taylor (“Gonna Love Me”), Beyonce (“Shining”), Kelly Clarkson (“Whole Lotta Woman”), Tinashe (“Ooh La La”) and Britney Spears (“Hard to Forget Ya”).

Rowland’s upcoming fifth album, which serves as the follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” reportedly yields further contributions from The Rascals, Marcos “Kosine” Palacios, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Bianca “Blush” Atterberry, Patrick “J. Que” Smith, Mick Schultz, and The Stereotypes.

Stream the audio clip for “Kelly” below.

Brandy reunites with LaShawn Daniels, Harvey Mason Jr. for new collaboration

25 Apr

American singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy Norwood (known mononymously as Brandy) has reunited with Harvey Mason Jr. and LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels for a new collaboration.

Mason Jr. previously co-produced and co-wrote “Truthfully” alongside Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Marc Nelson, and Brad Gilderman. The track appears on Brandy’s sophomore studio collection, “Never Say Never” (1998), which peaked to number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, Daniels is responsible for co-writing fan favorites including “Fall” and “Nothing,” as well as international hit singles “The Boy is Mine” (featuring Monica), “Top of the World” (featuring Mase) and “What About Us.”

Brandy, on the other hand, is scheduled to release her seventh album – featuring further contributions from Darhyl “DJ” Camper, Kelly Rowland, Fantasia, and Jazmine Sullivan – later this year via Primary Wave / eOne Music.

The still-untitled project follows 2012’s “Two Eleven,” which topped the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and spawned two singles in the shape of “Wildest Dreams” and the Chris Brown-featuring “Put it Down.”

Watch the music video for “Put it Down” below.

Kelly Rowland enlists Darhyl “DJ” Camper for new collaboration

20 Dec

Kelly Rowland has enlisted Darhyl “DJ” Camper for a new collaboration.

The American record producer recently helmed “Kim K” and “Alert” for K. Michelle’s fourth album, “Kimberley: The People I Used to Know.”

Camper’s resume boasts additional works with Jessie J (“Queen”), Mary J. Blige (“Thick of It”), Ledisi (“High”), Stacy Barthe (“Flawed Beautiful Creatures”), Tamar Braxton (“Raise the Bar”), Nicki Minaj (“Favorite”), Mariah Carey (“Dedicated”), Elle Varner (“Refill”) and H.E.R. (“Every Kind of Way”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is expected to release her fifth studio collection and follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” early next year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts further contributions from Da Internz (Rihanna), Bianca “Blush” Atterberry (Stephen Puth), Mick Schultz (Jeremih), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Fantasia Barrino), Iman “Mateo” Jordan (Nstasia) and The Rascals (Jessie Reyez).

Stream the audio clip for “Down on Love” below.

Kelly Rowland works with Bianca “Blush” Atterberry for new album

26 Aug

Kelly Rowland has recorded new songs with Bianca “Blush” Atterberry.

The American songwriter has previously worked with artists/fellow songwriters including K. Michelle (“Love ‘Em All”), Meghan Trainor (“Friends”), Pia Mia (“Justin Bieber”), Jessica Mauboy (“Handle It”), Tynisha Keli (“How to Love”) and Bridget Kelly (“Gotta Get Mine”).

Atterberry’s extensive resume boasts further works with producers including Warren “Oak” Felder, Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Ronald “Flip” Colson, Steve “Ace” Mostyn, Alex Niceforo, Happy Perez, Eric Hudson, Jack Splash, Tommy Brown, Jerry “Prince Wonda” Duplessis, Kenneth “Soundz” Coby, and Shea Taylor.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is expected to release her fifth studio collection later this year via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Talk a Good Game” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Da Internz (Big Sean), Mick Schultz (Rihanna), The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars), Patrick “J. Que” Smith (Keri Hilson), Iman “Mateo” Jordan (Jazmine Sullivan) and The Rascals (Ariana Grande).

Watch the music video for “Kisses Down Low” below.

Kelly Rowland records new music with The Rascals, J. Que, The Stereotypes

23 Aug

American singer/songwriter Kelly Rowland has recorded new music with J. Que, The Stereotypes, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals.

Born Patrick Michael Smith, J. Que is responsible for co-writing Fantasia Barrino’s “Truth Is,” Beyonce’s “Best Thing I Never Had,” Ciara’s “Like a Boy,” Keri Hilson’s “Return the Favor,” Amerie’s “Hate 2 Love U,” Nick Jonas’ “Testify,” Britney Spears’ “Radar,” and Usher’s “Yeah!”

Meanwhile, The Stereotypes are known for their production works with Bruno Mars (“That’s What I Like”), Iggy Azealia (“Mo Bounce”), Chris Brown (“Beg for It”), Sevyn Streeter (“Before I Do”), Justin Bieber (“Somebody to Love”), Tamia (“No Lie”), Melanie Fiona (“Johnny”) and Danity Kane (“Damaged”).

Notable production credits by Riddick-Tynes, on the other hand, include Zendaya’s “Something New,” Ariana Grande’s “Baby I,” Deborah Cox’s “Kinda Miss You,” Samantha Jade’s “Shake That,” Jessica Mauboy’s “Can I Get a Moment?,” Foxes’ “Scar,” and RaVaughn’s “Best Friend.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Rowland is expected to release her fifth album – which reportedly features further contributions from Da Internz, Tricky Stewart, Shama Joseph, Mick Schultz, and Dem Jointz – later this year.

The still-untitled collection follows 2013’s “Talk a Good Game,” which peaked to number four on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Kisses Down Low” and “Dirty Laundry.”

Watch the music video for “Motivation” below.