Tag Archives: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds

Jessie Reyez enlists Fred Ball for new collaboration

16 Jan

Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez has enlisted the production services of Fred Ball for her upcoming debut album.

The Roc Nation signee recently produced and co-wrote “Heaven” for American recording artist Justine Skye alongside Charles “Prince Charlez” Hinshaw Jr. The track appears on Skye’s forthcoming debut album, “Ultraviolet,” out on January 19 via Universal Music Group / Roc Nation Records.

Ball’s resume boasts additional works with Rihanna (“Love on the Brain”), Toni Braxton (“Deadwood”), Jessie Ware (“Slow Me Down”), Zara Larsson (“One Mississippi”), Madison Beer (“Say it to My Face”), Astrid S (“Does She Know”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and All Saints (“Summer Rain”).

Meanwhile, Reyez is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring promotional singles “Cotton Candy” and “Phone Calls” – later this year via Universal Music Group / Polydor Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers further contributions from The Rascals, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jason Evigan, Chris Loco, Fredrik “Fredro” Odesjo, HazeBanga, Salaam Remi, Christopher Braide, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Two Inch Punch, Georgia Ku, and Will IDAP.

Stream the audio clip for “Cotton Candy” below.

Charlie Puth delivers new promotional single “If You Leave Me Now”

5 Jan

American singer, songwriter, and record producer Charlie Puth has teamed up with Boyz II Men for his new promotional single “If You Leave Me Now,” which is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by Tobias Jesso Jr., whose resume boasts additional works with Adele (“When We Were Young”), Sia (“Alive”), John Legend (“Same Old Story”), Pink (“You Get My Love”), Shawn Mendes (“Roses”), Niall Horan (“Slow Hands”) and Paloma Faith (“Still Around”).

Puth’s upcoming sophomore album “Voice Notes” – featuring previous promotional singles “How Long” and “Attention” – is scheduled to arrive on May 11 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed collaborators Jacob Kasher and DJ Frank-E, the follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Cirkut, Ian Kirkpatrick, Andrew Watt, Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson, Ammo, John Ryan, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Eskeerdo, Sean Douglas, Jason Evigan, Ilsey Juber, Toby Gad, Pharrell Williams, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Stream the audio clip for “If You Leave Me Now” below.

Jennifer Hudson releases new promotional single “Burden Down”

13 Dec

Jennifer Hudson has released her new promotional single online.

“Burden Down” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Lindy Robbins, whose recent credits include DJ Snake’s “A Different Way,” Paloma Faith’s “Cry Baby,” Dua Lipa’s “No Goodbyes,” and Rachel Platten’s “Perfect for You.”

Production duties on “Burden Down” were handled by Jamie Hartman, who is also responsible for Kygo’s “Stargazing,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human,” JP Cooper’s “Passport Home,” Kacy Hill’s “Lion,” and Birdy’s “Shadow.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Hudson’s upcoming fourth album – featuring previous promotional single “Remember Me” – is expected to arrive early next year via Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2014’s “JHUD” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Babyface (Fantasia Barrino), Jon Levine (Rachel Platten), Lauren Christy (Bebe Rexha), Toby Gad (John Legend), Sam Romans (Alicia Keys), Jeff Gitty (Keyshia Cole), Xavier Gordon (Angie Stone) and Cook Classics (Trey Songz).

Stream the audio clip for “Burden Down” below.

Kehlani works with Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox for new project

7 Nov

American singer/songwriter Kehlani Parrish, known mononymously as Kehlani, has worked with Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael Cox for a new project.

The R&B songwriting and production duo recently worked on Mariah Carey’s latest promotional single “I Don’t,” which peaked to number thirty-five on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.

Dupri and Cox have also helmed songs for Usher (“Burn”), Faith Evans (“Tru Love”), 3LW (“Feeling You”), Tamia (“Still”), Janet Jackson (“Nothing”), Nivea (“Parking Lot”), Leah LaBelle (“What Do We Got to Lose”), Christina Milian (“A Girl Like Me”), Nodesha (“That’s Crazy”), Chante Moore (“Straight Up”), Whitney Houston (“Never Give Up”) and Monica (“Love All Over Me”).

Meanwhile, Kehlani is expected to release the follow-up to “SweetSexySavage” – featuring contributions from Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Geoffro Cause, and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes – early next year via Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Touch” – which was co-written by Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Brent Kutzle, and Jeremy “JMIKE” Coleman – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Touch” below.

Kehlani hits the studio with Babyface, The Rascals for new collaboration

19 Oct

American singer/songwriter Kehlani Ashley Parrish, professionally known as Kehlani, has teamed up with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Khristopher Riddick-Tynes of The Rascals for a new collaboration.

The songwriting and production duo are responsible for Zendaya’s “Something New,” Ariana Grande’s “Baby I,” Nathan Sykes’ “I Can’t Be Mad,” Samantha Jade’s “Shake That,” Jessica Mauboy’s “Can I Get a Moment?,” Ravaughn’s “Best Friend,” Deborah Cox’s “Kinda Miss You,” and Foxes’ “Scar.”

Released on 27 January 2017, Kehlani’s debut studio collection “SweetSexySavage” peaked to number three on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “CRZY” and “Distraction.”

Her upcoming sophomore album – featuring the Geoffro Cause-produced “Honey” – is expected to arrive early next year via Atlantic Records.

Current promotional single “Touch” – which was co-written by Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Brent Kutzle, and Jeremy “JMIKE” Coleman – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Touch” below.

Charlie Puth unleashes music video for new single “How Long”

19 Oct

Charlie Puth has unleashed the music video for his new single online.

The visual clip for “How Long” was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and record producer’s YouTube channel on Thursday (October 19, 2017).

Written by Puth alongside regular collaborators Jacob “JKash” Kasher and Justin “DJ Frank-E” Franks; “How Long” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Puth’s sophomore studio collection “Voice Notes” – featuring previous promotional single “Attention” – will arrive on January 19 via Artist Partner Group / Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2016’s “Nine Track Mind” reportedly boasts additional songwriting contributions from Julia Michaels, Ross Golan, Andrew Watt, Chloe Angelides, Ammar Malik, Eskeerdo, Sean Douglas, and Ilsey Juber.

Among the producers expected to appear on “Voice Notes” are Benny Blanco, Ian Kirkpatrick, Johan Carlsson, Toby Gad, Joshua “Ammo” Coleman, Pharrell Williams, Breyan Isaac, John “JRY” Ryan, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Henry “Cirkut” Walter, Jason Evigan, and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Watch the music video for “How Long” below.

Jessie Reyez unleashes new promotional single “Phone Calls”

13 Oct

Canadian singer-songwriter Jessica Reyes, professionally known Jessie Reyez, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Phone Calls” – which was written by Reyez alongside the song’s producer Tim Suby – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Reyez’s upcoming project and follow-up to “Kiddo” is expected to arrive early next year via FMLY (US) and Polydor Records (US).

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts additional alliances with The Rascals (Kiana Lede), Jason Evigan (Nick Jonas), Chris Loco (Diana Gordon), Salaam Remi (Craig David), Two Inch Punch (Jessie Ware), Fredro (Alessia Cara), HazeBanga (Stanaj), Jason Boyd (Rita Ora) and Babyface (Beyonce).

Stream the audio clip for “Phone Calls” below.