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Kelly Clarkson premieres new single “Piece By Piece” music video

20 Nov

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Kelly Clarkson has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “Piece By Piece” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (November 19, 2015).

“Piece By Piece” was produced by regular collaborator Greg Kurstin, whose recent credits include Adele’s “Hello” [Columbia], Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Boy Problems” [Interscope] and John Newman’s “Come and Get It” [Island].

Meanwhile, Clarkson latest album “Piece By Piece” – featuring previous singles “Invincible” and “Heartbeat Song” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment / RCA Records.

Commercial performance-wise, the follow-up to 2013’s “Wrapped in Red” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

It also boasts alliances with Bonnie McKee (Adam Lambert), Kelly Sheehan (Beyonce), Justin Tranter (Pia Mia), Kara DioGuardi (Hilary Duff), Anjulie Persaud (Madison Beer) and Julia Michaels (Demi Lovato).

Watch the music video for “Piece By Piece” below.

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.

Rihanna recruits Sam Smith for new album?

5 Jan

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Sam Smith has hinted at a new collaboration with Rihanna.

“I’m personally very excited for Rihanna’s album. I know some stuff about that record that no-one knows” the British singer/songwriter stated in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly.

Smith – real name Samuel Frederick Smith – recently co-wrote four songs on Mary J. Blige’s latest CD, “The London Sessions.” The songs in question are “Right Now,” “Nobody But You,” “Therapy” and “Not Loving You.”

His debut album “In the Lonely Hour” is now available for download via PMR Records and Capitol Records. The platinum-selling project includes singles “Money on My Mind,” “Stay with Me” and “I’m Not the Only One.”

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Meanwhile, Rihanna’s next studio collection will be released later this year via Roc Nation in partnership with SRP Records.

The highly-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Unapologetic,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

Other songwriters previously linked to the new album, tentatively entitled “R8,” are Natalia Kills, Elijah Blake, Kiesza, James Fauntleroy, Emeli Sande, Charli XCX, Ne-Yo, Anjulie Persaud, Kelly Sheehan, and Ester Dean.

On the production front, Rihanna has reportedly teamed with Stargate, Naughty Boy, DJ Mustard, Alex Da Kid, Jeff Bhasker, Glass John, and Tiago Carvalho.

Watch the music video for Sam Smith’s “Like I Can” below.